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



The Manchester Collective at the White Hotel, SalfordHaving had a busy 2019 with its biggest tour yet, the Manchester Collective launched the New Year with a bang, with Ecstatic Dances a programme with Poul Høxbro which toured to Leeds, Glasgow, Lon...

Maxim Vengerov (Photo Benjamin Ealovega)This year the violinist Maxim Vengerov is celebrating an amazing 40 years on stage. He made his stage debut aged five at a concert in his native Siberia, and when we meet for this interview he was even able to...

Muriel Spark, Rome c1971-74 (Photo © Jerry Bauer)2018 was the centenary of the Scottish novelist Muriel Spark, and as part of the celebrations composer David Matthews (born 1943) wrote White Flame, a setting of five of Spark's poems, for the Nash En...

Daniel Barenboim (Photo Ava du Parc) Beethoven piano sonatas; Daniel Barenboim; Philharmonie de Paris Reviewed by Tony Cooper on 19 January 2020 Star rating: 5.0 (★★★★★) Daniel Barenboim offered a real treat for aficionados of Beethoven e...

Puccini's Gianni Schicchi at the work's 1918 premiere at the Metropolitan Opera, New York As you  might expect from the name, Five Senses Music invites the audience to get close enough to the action to explore it with all five senses, to al...

Beethoven in 1803, painted by Christian HornemanLast night (21 January 2020) the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra launched its Beethoven Festival with a reception at the German Ambassador's residence in London hosted by the German Ambassador to St James...