Tag Archives: Semyon Bychkov

ENDNOTES, April 2022

Endnotes, April 2022 In this edition, Mahler’s Symphony no 4, performed by the Czech Philharmonic, conducted by Semyon Bychkov, reviewed by Stuart Millson Gustav Mahler’s Fourth Symphony (1899-1900) bears comparison with Beethoven’s Sixth. This is the late-romantic Austrian’s ‘Pastoral Symphony’ for … Continue reading

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Vladimir Putin, Impaler or Impaled?

Vladimir Putin, Impaler or Impaled? The Barbican, 16th March 2022, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Semyon Bychkov, Yuja Wang, reviewed by Leslie Jones In this long overdue return of an international symphony orchestra to the Barbican, politics overshadowed music. Semyon Bychkov, … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, September 2021

ENDNOTES, September 2021 In this edition: British oboe quintets, from Chandos Record; Holiday music by Elgar; reviewed by Stuart Millson; Coda, Romancing the Dome, by the Editor The Doric String Quartet accompanies Nicholas Daniel, oboe, on the Chandos label in a … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, May 2021

ENDNOTES, May 2021 In this edition: Phoenix – music for oboe and piano from EM Records;  Imogen Holst’s Suite for Solo Viola; Eleanor Alberga takes to The Wild Blue Yonder; Czech Philharmonic – online, reviewed by Stuart Millson We venture … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, January 2016

ENDNOTES, January 2016 In this edition: Tribute to Pierre Boulez * Brahms at the Barbican * Romantic English violin concertos from Tasmin Little * Enescu chamber works The classical music world was in mourning earlier this month with the announcement … Continue reading

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