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  1. April 4, 2014

    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/Jansons, Barbican, London – review

    Mariss Jansons never used to be a Brucknerian. In the years when he was forging his reputation, in St Petersburg and then...

  2. September 4, 2013

    BBC Proms: Oslo Philharmonic/Petrenko, Royal Albert Hall, London – review

    Was the conductor sexy? Did gender interfere with the music? I doubt if members of the Oslo Philharmonic asked either...

  1. August 11, 2013

    BBC Proms: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall, London – review

    The best came last. The conductor Mariss Jansons always loves an encore and he chose a real corker for the first of his...

  2. December 23, 2012

    All the best: Mahler symphonies

    We live in an era of unsurpassed richness for Mahler interpretation. A quarter of a century ago, there was no shortage of...

  3. April 24, 2012

    Missa Solemnis, Barbican, London

    It had been a long time coming. During the years that Nikolaus Harnoncourt has been at the top of the conductors’...

  4. November 26, 2011

    Tchaikovsky: Symphonies 2 & 4

    Karabits and Nelsons are thirty-something conductors who grew up on the fringe of the Soviet empire – the former in Ukraine,...

  5. March 28, 2011

    Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Jansons

    Earlier in his career it was hard to miss Mariss Jansons in London, when he had three of the capital’s orchestras dancing to...

  6. December 10, 2010

    Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6, Romeo and Juliet

    Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6, Romeo and Juliet Andris Nelsons (Orfeo) Andris Nelsons’ live Pathétique with the City of...

  7. September 2, 2010

    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/Jansons, Edinburgh

    For much of the post-war era the Edinburgh International Festival attracted the world’s finest musicians and the Proms made...

  8. January 2, 2010

    Mahler: Symphony No 7

    Mahler Symphony No 7 Mariss Jansons/Oslo Philharmonic OrchestraSimax Mahler Symphony No 7 Mariss Jansons/Bavarian Radio...

  9. December 16, 2009

    Mariss Jansons

    The classical music business has become a victim of its own excellence. Here was an extremely fine performance of Mahler's...

  10. September 4, 2009

    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

    A tour by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra involves carting round a lot of baggage these days. Since being voted the...

  11. September 3, 2009

    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Albert Hall, London

    A tour by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra involves carting round a lot of baggage these days. Since being voted the...

  12. March 31, 2009

    Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall, London

    Wherever his career has taken him Mariss Jansons has shown a remarkable ability to cast his spell anew. Other conductors...

  13. December 2, 2008

    Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall, London

    On its website the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra proudly reports the results of a poll by a panel of international music...

  14. November 29, 2008

    Live music

    Duffy November 29, 30, Manchester Apollo, then touring Hotly tipped as the next big thing at the start of 2008, Duffy ends...

  15. November 8, 2008

    Classical - Andrew Clark

    Pergolesi/Scarlatti Messa Romana etc Rinaldo Alessandrini Naïve Here are two Latin masses, written less than 25 years...

  16. September 19, 2008

    Andris Nelsons

    The music sounded good. The orchestra looked proud and happy. Everyone left on a high. What more could you want? The City...

  17. September 18, 2008

    Andris Nelsons, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

    The music sounded good. The orchestra looked proud and happy. Everyone left on a high. What more could you want? The City...

  18. December 4, 2007

    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

    If the Eurostar starts direct services from London to Amsterdam, we might see even more of the Royal Concertgebouw...

  19. December 3, 2007

    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall, London

    If the Eurostar starts direct services from London to Amsterdam, we might see even more of the Royal Concertgebouw...

  20. November 14, 2007

    Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

    Some orchestras are more modest than others. Despite having been headed by a run of four prestigious principal conductors...

  21. November 13, 2007

    Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall, London

    Some orchestras are more modest than others. In spite of having been headed by a run of four prestigious principal...

  22. November 10, 2007

    Live Music

    Sinéad O'Connor November 12 Royal Festival Hall, London That Sinead O'Connor's peak was a song written by Prince shows how...

  23. August 28, 2007

    Mariss Jansons, Usher Hall, Edinburgh

    It is a sign of where the Edinburgh International Festival may be heading under Jonathan Mills, its new director, that the...

  24. August 25, 2007

    Live Previews

    Edinburgh International Festival Various venuesTo September 2 The final week brings Capriccio, Richard Strauss's...

  25. February 14, 2007

    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Barbican Hall, London

    It is three or four years since the world’s leading orchestras woke up to Mariss Jansons’ talents and there was a rush to...

  26. February 14, 2007

    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

    Barbican Hall, London It is three or four years since the world's leading orchestras woke up to Mariss Jansons' talents and...

  27. February 3, 2007

    Questions

    1Next weekend, the internationally renowned conductor Mariss Jansons brings the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam...

  28. January 27, 2007

    Music

    Mariss Jansons - ON TOUR Jansons's concerts are rightly regarded as a highlight of the international music calendar. Over...

  29. September 6, 2006

    Philadelphia Orchestra

    Royal Albert Hall, London Somebody put a dampener on the Philadelphia Orchestra's visit to the BBC Proms. A fire in an...

  30. September 5, 2006

    Philadelphia Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall, London

    Somebody put a dampener on the Philadelphia Orchestra’s visit to the BBC Proms. A fire in an artist’s room on Sunday caused...

  31. July 22, 2006

    CDs & DVDs

    I'll Be Seeing You: A Sentimental Journey Regina Carter Verve Violinist Carter's knowing modernity revamps a big-band era...

  32. June 6, 2006

    Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk - Het Muziektheater Amsterdam

    None of today's leading conductors has had less experience in opera than Mariss Jansons. When he became chief conductor of...

  33. June 5, 2006

    Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Amsterdam

    None of today’s leading conductors has had less experience in opera than Mariss Jansons. When he became chief conductor of...

  34. January 31, 2006

    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/Jansons, Barbican

    We are often told - by composers as much as anyone else - what this or that piece of music "means", only to find it tells us...

  35. January 28, 2006

    CDs & DVDs

    Sound Mirrors Coldcut Ninja Tune This album from Coldcut, the veteran British DJ duo, resembles a time capsule from dance...

  36. January 26, 2006

    Shostakovich Symphony Cycle, Barbican Hall

    It was a shrewd idea to split up this centenary cycle of Shostakovich's symphonies between different conductors. The 15...

  37. November 26, 2005

    Music

    Royal Liverpool Philharmonic - THREE NIGHTS In recent years the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic has been the Cinderella of...

  38. September 7, 2005

    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall

    This was surely the top team at the BBC Proms this year. Now that Mariss Jansons is installed as chief conductor in...

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