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    1. April 25, 2014

      Hymn of praise to a beacon of quality

      The occasion was, you might think, nothing special. One of the many London-based classical orchestras, with its dedicated...

    2. 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...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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’...

    5. 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,...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. January 2, 2010

      Mahler: Symphony No 7

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

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. November 8, 2008

      Classical - Andrew Clark

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

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. August 25, 2007

      Live Previews

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

    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 there was a rush to...

    27. 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...

    28. February 3, 2007

      Questions

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

    29. January 27, 2007

      Music

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

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. November 26, 2005

      Music

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

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