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



Mozart: The Magic Flute - Metropolitan Opera (photo Metropolitan Opera) Mozart The Magic Flute; Golda Schultz, Charles Castronovo, Markus Werba, Kathryn Lewek, Rene Pape, dir: Julie Taymor, cond: James Levine; Met Live in HD Reviewed by A...

Handel Neun Deutsche Arien; Penelope Appleyard, Florisma; Convivium Records Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Sep 19 2017 Star rating: 5.0Engaging and colourful version of Handel's sacred chamber musicThough Handel and Bach had a similar basi...

Soprano Donna Lennard and pianist Gavin Roberts are giving a recital on 22 November 2017 at Old Paradise Yard, SE1 7LG. Entitled Sounds and Songs: Exploring Contemporary Music the evening will be an informal event where people can relax and enjoy and...

Valery Gergiev Rossini, Stravinsky, Mendelssohn; Roman Simovic, Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, Valery Gergiev; Oxford Town hall Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Oct 13 2017 Star rating: 4.5The combination of Gergiev and the Oxford Philharm...

Madeleine MitchellViolinist Madeleine Mitchell's new CD, Violin Muse, which comes out this month on the Divine Art, isn't just a disc of seven new works for violin by Guto Puw, Michael Nyman, David Matthews, Sadie Harrison, Geoffrey Poole, Judith Wei...

The Berkeley Ensemble and James Baillieu who open theLittle Venice Music Festival on 19 October.The Little Venice Music Festival returns 19 October 2017, with the Berkeley Ensemble curating the festival for the second time, having taken over from th...

Peter Leech and Harmonia Sacra's new disc from Nimbus Alliance, Lux memoriaque, is based around contemporary sacred music from Advent, much of it performed at the group's regular Advent Sunday concert at St Thomas the Martyr in Bristol. Amongst the w...