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



Cellist and inter-disciplinary artist Anton Lukoszevieze will perform new works for solo cello by Christian Wolff, Darya Zvezdina, James Luff and Michael Winter, as well as Laurence Crane’s gem from 1985, Five Preludes for Cello and Pianom at St Ja...

Matthew O'Keeffe and members of Brixton Chamber OrchestraWhen doing an interview for this blog earlier this year, it turned out that the interviewee was a near neighbour as we both live in Brixton, and during the interview, the subject of the Brixton...

Haydn: Armida - Ana Maria Labin - Herbst Gold 2018 (Photo Jerzy Bin) Haydn Armida; Ana Maria Labin, Francisco Fernandez-Rueda, dir: Alessio Pizzech, Haydn Philharmonie, cond: Enrico Onofrio; Herbst Gold at Schloss Esterházy, Eistenstadt Reviewed...

Yerkesh Shakeyev Waves from Heaven; London Symphony Orchestra / Gavin Sutherland, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Richard Balcombe, London Metropolitan Orchestra / Andy Brown Reviewed by Robert Hugill on 5 June 2018 A move into orchestral music by...

Hansel & Gretel: a nightmare in eight scenes - Goldfield Productions(Photo Still Moving Media courtesy Cheltenham Music Festival)Goldfield Productions' Hansel & Gretel (a nightmare in eight scenes) debuted in July this year at the Chelte...

Rosalind Elias and Eleanor Steber in the original 1958 Met Opera production of Vanessa. Photo: Courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera ArchiveSamuel Barber's Vanessa is a strange piece, yet remarkably strong. I saw it twice this summer at Glyndebourne [se...

Movements around Buxton

on Sep 13, 2018 in: news

Northern Chamber Orchestra at the Stoller Hall, ManchesterNow that he has stepped down as Buxton International Festival's artistic director, conductor Stephen Barlow has become patron of Northern Chamber Orchestra. The orchestra, which is the oldest...