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



Paul PattersonJAM kicks off its 2017 season with its annual contemporary showcase, as well as celebrating composer Paul Patterson's 70th birthday. As part of the Brandenburg Choral Festival on 23 March 2017 at St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, Dingle...

Damian ThantreyThe Lichfield Festival is a diverse, multi-arts festival which runs in July, in and around Lichfield. The festival has announced that for 2018, baritone Damian Thantrey will be guest artistic director whilst artistic director Sonia Ste...

Bury Court Opera's Spring season starts on Saturday 25 February 2017 (and runs until 12 March), with Daisy Evans production of Mozart's Cosi fan tutte and the season continues with a double bill of the anonymous 18th century opera L'Ospedal...

Mieczyslav Weinberg Chamber Symphonies, Piano Quintet; Kremerata Baltica, Gidon Kremer; ECM Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Feb 17 2017 Star rating: 5.0Terrific performances of Weinberg's powerful and personal chamber symphoniesThe music of Mieczys...

Rick Zwart, Alice Privett - Lewis Murphy: Snow (act 1) - The Opera Story - photo Nick Rutter Snow, JL Williams, Lewis Murphy, Lucie Treacher, Tom Floyd; Alice Privett, Rick Zwart, Polly Leech, Alison Langer, Cliff Zammit Stevens, dir: James Hurley, c...

In the 1960s, Birmingham Town Hall played host to All-Night Jazz Festival gigs, and this has inspired John Thwaites, head of keyboard studies at Birmingham Conservatoire, to create an All-Night Pianothon at Birmingham Town Hall. So from 7.30pm,...

Thierry Pécou & Ensemble VariancesOutre-mémoire (beyond memory) by Thierry Pécou, a work which looks at aspects of the slave trade refracted through the medium of music, is being performed by Pécou and his Ensemble Variances at St John's Smit...