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



Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana - Martina Belli, Bryan Hymel - Royal Opera House (Photo ROH/Catherine Ashmore) Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana, Leoncavallo Pagliacci; Bryan Hymel, Elina Garanca, Carmen Giannattasio, Mark S Doss, Simon Keenlyside, dir:...

Arthur Ransome in Russia in 1917 Rachmaninov, Borodin, Mussorgsky, Alyabyev, Tchaikovsky; Ilona Domnich, Paul Whelan, Nigel Foster; London Song Festival at Hinde Street Methodist Church Reviewed by Anthony Evans on Dec 8 2017 Star r...

Spring at the London colleges sees opera popping up, with works by Poulenc, Britten and Jonathan Dove popping up, with Humperdinck in Manchester There are celebrations too, as the Royal College of Music's new Flentrop organ is unveiled, and the Royal...

Owain Park (Photo Tom Gradwell)Owain Park is a busy young man, as he combines working with his vocal group The Gesualdo Six with a burgeoning conducting career, work as a composer including writing a commission for Nigel Short and Tenebrae's recent t...

Georg Philipp Telemann Bach, Telemann; Academy of Ancient Music, Bojan Cicic, Rachel Brown, Rachel Beckett, Alastair Ross; Milton Court Concert Hall Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Dec 07 2017 Star rating: 5.0Contrasting works from the tw...

John Blow An ode on the death of Mr Henry Purcell; Samuel Boden, Thomas Walker, Arcangelo, Jonathan Cohen; Hyperion Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Dec 1 2017 Star rating: 5.0Blow's ode for his great pupil in an attractive programme of odes...

The Ulster Orchestra has been awarded £27,180 to provide side by side coaching and mentoring for university music students from Northern Ireland for over three years. As there is no vocational third level music college in Northern Ireland, this sch...