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



Solomon's KnotJohann Sebastian Bach, Johann Christoph Bach; Solomon's Knot; St Gile's Church, Barbican Centre Reviewed by Ruth Hansford on 16 June 2018 Star rating: 4.5 (★★★★½) Motets by JS Bach and his cousin JC Bach from this c...

Sir John Eliot Gardiner (Photo Chris Christodoulou) Bach, Gabrieli, Sartorius; Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner; Barbican Centre Reviewed by Ruth Hansford on 16 June 2018 Star rating: 4.0 (★★★★) Sir John...

Britten Sinfonia (Photo Thomas Skovsende)The Britten Sinfonia's Summer season starts on Friday 22 June 2018 with a concert in Rye as part of the Peasmarsh Festival, and the season continues with performances of Thomas Ades' Powder her Face at Nevill...

on Jun 19, 2018 in: news

Planet Hugill has been named as one of Feedspot's Top 10 UK Classical Music Blogs. We are third in their Top 10 list, many thanks to everyone who has made this possible.

Verdi Un giorno di regno; Heidenheim Opera Festival, cond: Marcus Bosch; Coviello Classics Reviewed by Robert Hugill on 5 June 2018 Star rating: 4.0 (★★★★) Full of vivacity, a live recording of Verdi's second opera from the Heidenheim Ope...

Passengers disembarking from the Empire Windrush at Tilbury Dock, June 1948The world premiere of a new piece for solo voices and organ, Psalm to Windrush: for the Brave and the Ingenious, by the British/Jamaican composer Shirley J. Thompson, will fea...

Handel Sonatas for violin and basso continuo; The Brook Street Band; AVIE Reviewed by Robert Hugill on 13 June 2018 Star rating: 5.0 (★★★★) Spanning virtually the whole of Handel's composing life, these sonatas are brought to life in enga...