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



Barbara Strozzi Virtuosa of Venice; Fieri Consort; Fieri Records Reviewed by Robert Hugill on 5 November 2019 Star rating: 3.5 (★★★½) An enterprising collection of Strozzi's songs, arias and duets from this talented consortBarbara Strozzi wa...

Mahajanaka Dance Drama - UK Tour November 2019 from Sebastian Reynolds on Vimeo.Neon Dance is bringing a new multi-disciplinary music and dance drama to the British Library on 16 and 17 November 2019. Mahajanaka Dance Drama is based on the South Asia...

In 1990 a short score of Richard Strauss' Metamorphosen was discovered in Switzerland, which suggested that Strauss had originally thought of the work as for string septet. The work was originally a commission from Paul Sacher, the founder and direct...

Sally Beamish (Photo Ashley Coombes)Composer Sally Beamish is currently the composer-in-residence with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, during their 60th anniversary year. Tomorrow (13 November 2019) is the exact anniversary, and Sally's new w...

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, CardiffCarlo Rizzi conducts the orchestra of Welsh National Opera on Friday 15 November 2019 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD). The concert will feature you...

Antoine Brumel Lamentations of Jeremiah, Josquin, Moro, Compere; Musica Secreta; Obsidian Reviewed by Robert Hugill on 12 November 2019 Star rating: 4.0 (★★★★) A major discovery, Brumel's Lamentations recorded complete for the first time, a...

Edward ThomasThe American composer Edward Thomas has worked in a wide variety of genres, jazz, theatre, commercial, concert music and opera. He studied originally with the Hungarian-American composer Tibor Serly, and has had a career as a guitarist,...