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



Georg Muffat: Toccata QuintaThe Brook Street Band is following up its 2017 Handel Festival with another weekend devoted to a single Baroque composer. This time, 23-25 February 2018 at St John's Smith Square will be devoted to Georg Muffat. He was bor...

Alexander SitkovetskyThe composer Philip Sawyers has held the John McCabe Composer-in-Association chair at the English Symphony Orchestra (ESO) since 2015, and works that he has produced for the orchestra include his Third Symphony which was premiere...

Jörg Widmann, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Volker David Kirchner, York Bowen, Robert Schumann, Nikolaus von Krufft; Ben Goldscheider, David Hill; Willowhayne Records Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Feb 14 2018 Star rating: 4.0An imaginative debu...

Wigmore Hall 2018/19

on Feb 21, 2018

The Wigmore Hall has announced its 2018/19 season, nearly 500 concerts of chamber music, song, piano, early music, contemporary music and jazz. Themes include a Schumann Song Series, with the complete string quartets from the Elias Quartet, a Russian...

Jake Heggie: Dead Man Walking - Joyce DiDonato, Michael Mayes - Barbican/BBC Symphony Orchestra (photo Mark Allen/Barbican) Jake Heggie Dead Man Walking; Joyce DiDonato, Michael Mayes, Maria Zifchak, dir: Leonard Foglia, BBC Symphony Orchestra, c...

The Sherriff CentreEarlier this year a new concert series started at the Sherriff Centre in West Hampstead. Having been launched last month by Mark Padmore, the series continues on Friday 23 February 2018 with a concert by pianist Tom Poster and the...

George Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue, Piano Concerto in F; Kirill Gerstein, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, David Robertson; Myrios Classics Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Feb 19 2018 Star rating: 4.0Performances which combine jazz sensibili...