Planet Hugill

Blog URL:http://hugill.blogspot.com/
Blog Tags:Classical Music, Performance, Contemporary Music, Composer, CD reviews, London, Writing Music
Country:United Kingdom
Location:London

Classical Music Blog from London based singer and classical music composer, Robert Hugill; News, Views and opera reviews, CD reviews musings on contemporary music and writing new music.



Latest Blog Posts



The Gardeners: (L to R, top to bottom) - Flora McIntosh, William Vann, Robert Hugill (photo Johnny Bourchier), Peter Brathwaite, Georgia Mae Bishop, Magid El-Bushra (photo Belinda Whiting), Joanna Wyld, Julian Debreuil (photo: Philip Allen)I am pleas...

Rebecca Saunders (Photo Astrid Ackermann)The Berlin-based British composer Rebecca Saunders will be awarded the 2019 international Ernst von Siemens Music Prize at a presentation ceremony on 7 June 2019 at the Prinzregententheater in Munich. Awarded...

Tchaikovsky: Queen of Spades - Vladimir Stoyanov - Royal Opera (Photo ROH/Catherine Ashmore)Stefan Herheim's productions tend to be highly theatrical, visually stimulating and rooted in an historical period, witness his production of Verdi's Les vepr...

Voices for Change

on Jan 16, 2019

On Wednesday 30 January 2019 there is a chance to support the charity Lepra whilst listening to an evening of striking new choral music. At the church of St Stephen Walbrook, 39 Walbrook, London EC4N 8BN, the choir Cantata Dramatica, director of musi...

Plácido Domingo, KBE (Image: Chad Batka)On Monday 28 January 2019, the International Opera Awards is presenting an event which is not to be missed, a Celebration of Placido Domingo at the Royal Society of Arts, London WC2N  6EZ, in support of t...

Robin Tritschler © Garreth Wong Schumann's Spring and Fall; Robin Tritschler, Graham Johnson; Wigmore Hall Reviewed by Robert Hugill on 15 January 2019 Star rating: 4.5 (★★★½) A mix of early and late Schumann songs in this fine explorationF...

Lux

on Jan 15, 2019 in: video