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 Sonica Festival returns to Kings Place on 20 & 21 April 2018, with weekend of the best international audiovisual work, intimate installations and multi-sensory performances from Australia, Belgium, the Netherlands, France and Ireland alongsid...

Songs of Vain Glory; Sophie Bevan, Sebastian Wybrew; Wigmore Hall Live Reviewed by Robert Hugill on 16 April 2018 Star rating: 4.0 (★★★★) A sidelong glance at the First World War through songs written in the first half of the 20th...

William Billings, Frederick Buckley, Hildegard of Bingen, John Sheppard, Francis Poulenc, Hugo Distler, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi, Anna Thorvaldsdottir Reviewed by Robert Hugill on 16 April 2018 Star rating: 3.0 (★★★) An unusual thematic programm...

Occupy the Pianos returns to St John's Smith Square from 20 to 22 April 2018, when pianist/composer Rolf Hind's festival will be presenting freshly-written works and radical takes on music and concert-giving, with new and radical piano music at its c...

Wagner: The Ring - Siegfried - Oper Leipzig (photo Tom_Schulze) Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen; Rúni Brattaberg, Robert Dean Smith, Christian Franz, Kathrin Göring, Claudia Huckle, Gal James, Dan Karlström, Danae Kontor, Christine Liber, Jürgen...

Hieronymous Praetorius Missa Tulerunt Dominum meum, Lassus, Handl, Hassler, Gabrieli; Siglo De Oro, Patrick Allies; Delphian Reviewed by Robert Hugill on 11 April 2018 Star rating: 5.0 (★★★★★)The richly textured music by Hieronymous Pra...

Julian Lloyd Webber at the Royal Birmingham ConservatoireIn celebration of the opening of its new buildings, the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire is presenting an opening festival, fifteen months of concerts and events.Peter Donohoe is giving a series...