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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.

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Vaughan Williams Mass in G minor, sacred choral works; Choir of St John's College Cambridge, Andrew Nethsingha; Signum Classics Reviewed by Robert Hugill on 1 May 2018 Star rating: 5.0 (★★★★★) RVW's mass in a thoughtful and revealing pe...

Henry Purcell Te Deum, Purcell & Charpentier; Choir of Westminster Abbey, St James Baroque, James O'Donnell; London Festival of Baroque Music at Westminster Abbey Reviewed by Anthony Evans on 15 May 2018 Star rating: 4.0 (★★★★) A begu...

Life is a Dream

on May 17, 2018

On 23 May 2018 at Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rambert will be premiering Life is a Dream, a new ballet by Kim Brandstrup to music by Witold Lutosławski. The work is Rambert's first full-length ballet for over 30 years and has been made possible by the s...

Der Rosenkavalier

on May 16, 2018

1926 silent film of Der Rosenkavalier (Image - credit Filmarchiv Austria)On Thursday 17 May 2018 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and conductor Geoffrey Paterson are performing Richard Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier.

Queen Victoria's piano

on May 14, 2018 in: video

Music & Monarchy: Erard Piano from Royal Collection Trust on Vimeo.Last year, the Royal Collection Trust completed the restoration of Queen Victoria's piano, and created a video to celebrate the event. It is a fascinating film, well worth a watch...

Jacques Cohen and the Cohen EnsembleComposer and conductor Jacques Cohen is bringing his Cohen Ensemble (formerly the Isis Ensemble) to the Queen Elizabeth Hall on 17 May 2018 for a programme of string music which includes the world premieres of Cohe...