Ensemble. Conjuring the Spirit of Bernstein - Adam J Sacks reports on two Boston Symphony Orchestra concerts at Tanglewood
Echoes of Oblivion by Robert McCarney - The Mouth of Hell
CD Spotlight. Telling Clarity - Telemann concertos impress Gerald Fenech. '... in the Berliners' hands Telemann's music sounds even more trailblazing than maybe the composer intended.'
Ensemble. Sonorities of Great Beauty - Malcolm Miller listens to the mandolin
CD Spotlight. Wildly Original - Music by Lisa Miles, heard by Howard Smith. '... intriguingly addictive.'
Ensemble. Nearly a Male Lulu - 'Don Giovanni' in Aix-en-Provence, a black comedy of sex and loneliness, reviewed by Giuseppe Pennisi
CD Spotlight. Musical Novelties - Café music from Vienna, enjoyed by Patric Standford
Record Box. Irish Rambles - Music by Turlough O'Carolan, reviewed by Malcolm Tattersall
Ensemble. A Magical Blend - Malcolm Miller enjoys the Sariel-Ghilione Duo and Yehezkel Braun's new Sonata for Mandolin and Guitar
Record Box. Delightful Clarity - Mahler's Symphony No 7 played by Staatskapelle Berlin, recommended by Patric Standford
Ask Alice - Hooked on Molière, with classical music agony aunt Alice McVeigh, plus a mini-review of 'Windsong' by Kelly Ferjutz
Ask Alice - Paganini on the mandolin, piano pupils and Bush's latest deal, with classical music agony aunt Alice McVeigh
Ask Alice - On encores, mandolin arrangements and agony aunting, with Alice McVeigh