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



Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 2, Op.129, Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto Op.35; Linus Roth, London Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Sanderling; Challenge Classics Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Dec 06 2016 Star rating: 4.5Shostakovich's dark second...

The Britten Sinfonia - photo Harry RankinThe Britten Sinfonia At Lunch series opens on 9 December 2016, the first of the Britten Sinfonia's lunchtime concerts this season. The first concert in the series features music by Sohrab Uduman (selected from...

The 2016 British Composer Awards were announced on Tuesday 6 December 2016 at a ceremony at the British Film Institute. The Stage Works category went to Tansy Davies's opera Between Worlds which was premiered by ENO (see Hilary's review on...

Holst Singers and City of London SinfoniaThe Holst Singers, conductor Jeremy Cole, return to St Paul's Covent Garden on Friday 9 December 2016 for a programme of Christmas choral music in aid of the charity Breathing Matters. The programme inclu...

Songs by Alberto Ginastera; Lorena Paz Nieto, Horacio Lopez Redondo; Song in the City, and Spanish Song and Zarzuela Festival at St Botolph without Bishopsgate Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Dec 5 2016 Star rating: 4.0A selection of songs by the A...

Sonnets Britten, Brahms, Liszt, Parry, Schubert; Ben Johnson, Graham Johnson; Champs Hill Records Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Nov 30 2016 Star rating: 4.5From Schubert to Liszt to Britten, Ben Johnson's absorbing survey of the sonnet in musicFo...

Dragon Voices: The giant Celtic horns of Ancient Europe; John Kenny; Delphian Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Nov 22 2016 Star rating: 4.0Reconstructed ancient Celtic instruments brought to lifeThis disc is part of the European Music Archaeology Pr...