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



Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor; Nicola Said, Alberto Sousa, Ashley Mercer, dir: Sarah Hutchinson, Fulham Opera, cond: Michael Thrift; Grimeborn Festival at the Arcola Theatre Reviewed by Robert Hugill on 9 August 2018 Star rating: 3.5 (★★★½)...

Tom Smail: Blue Electric - Mimi Doulton, Jonathan Brown -Tête à Tête (Photo Claire Shovelton) Tom Smaill Blue Electric; Mimi Doulton, Jonathan Brown, dir Hugh Hudston; Tête à Tête at RADA Studios Reviewed by Anthony Evans on 7 August 2018 St...

Joan Trimble, Hamilton Harty, Howard Ferguson, Charles Wood; Carolyn Dobbin, Iain Burnside; DELPHIAN Reviewed by Robert Hugill on 29 July 2018 Star rating: 4.5 (★★★★½) Mezzo-soprano Carolyn Dobbin in an attractive recital of songs by compo...

Juanjo Mena & BBC Philharmonic (© BBC | Chris Christodoulou) Walton, Copland, Britten, Barber; Sally Matthews, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Juanjo Mena; BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall Reviewed by Robert Hugill on 8 August 2018 Star ratin...

Keith Burstein The Prometheus Revolution; Fulham Opera, dir: Sophie Gilpin, m.dir: Ben Woodward; Grimeborn Festival at the Arcola Theatre Reviewed by Robert Hugill on 8 August 2018 Star rating: 3.0 (★★★) A new opera which combines politics,...

Wagner: Parsifal - Jonas Kaufmann (Parsifal) & the flower maidensMunich Opera Festival (Photo Ruth Waltz) Richard Wagner Parsifal; Christian Gerhaher, Jonas Kaufmann, Wolfgang Koch, René Pape, Nina Stemme, Bálint Szabó, dir: Pierre Audi, cond:...

Alex Mills: Dear Marie Stopes - rehearsal photograph with Liam Byrne (viola da gamba) Jess Dandy, Feargal Mostyn-Williams and Alexa Mason - (Photo Claire Shovelton)Alex Mills' opera Dear Marie Stopes premieres on Thursday 9 August 2018 at the Wellcom...