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.



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I give you the Louloubelles (ยฉ๏ธ @bozbassbaritone). Delighted to finally have a platform through which they can showcase their talents. ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ’–๐ŸŽถ pic.twitter.com/O6dOc1TXv5โ€” Louise Alder (@louisealdersop) March 25, 2020 With the removal of...

Jeffery BabbIn music, as in many other subjects, an inspiring teacher can make the world of a difference to the way children, and adults, approach a subject. The death was announced this week of the conductor Jeffery Babb, perhaps not a name well-kno...

Given that music making has had to go almost exclusively on-line, it seems that everyone is trying to boost their subscribers on YouTube (if you have favourite performers, do them a favour and find their channel on YouTube and subscribe, it can reall...

Handel Messiah; Dorothee Mields, Benno Schachtner, Benedikt Kristjansson, Tobias Berndt, Gaechinger Cantorei, Hans-Christoph Rademann; Accentus Reviewed by Robert Hugill on 1 April 2020 Star rating: 4.0 (โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…) The quirky first, Dublin versi...

As a result of the current restrictions, the BBC has had to re-think its content. Many of us are coming to rely on BBC Radio 3 for its content, the BBC has introduced some interesting innovations as part of an on-going response to the challenges pres...

Last Friday, 27 March 2020, in response to cancellations of live performances, The Telling launched a weekly series of on-line workshops. This first workshop proved very popular with 100s of people joining Hastings-based singer Ariane Prรผssner on Zo...

Opera director Ella Marchment has come up with an intriguing response to the shuttering of opera companies and the close confines required by the current crisis, #OperaHarmony. Micro-operas presented on-line, pairing composer and librettist, and team...