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MARCH 2001

Czardas Duo (Matthew Forbes - cello; Ian Watson accordion) The Arts Café, Commercial St, London E1. 28 March 2001 (AF)

BARTOK No 4 BRAHMS No 1 Emerson String Quartet, Wigmore Hall 19 March 2001

PUCCINI Il Trittico English National Opera, Coliseum, 8 March 2001 (SD)

HENZE: Boulevard Solitude Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Opening night - 20 March 2001 (RW)

Ornette Coleman at The Barbican, 23 March 2001 (TH)

DEBUSSY La Mer etc DVORAK Silent Woods etc MOZART Sonata K 387 York-2 (four hands) Blackheath Halls 18 March 2001 (PGW)

CHAPLIN Modern Times BBC Concert Orchestra/Timothy Brock Royal Festival Hall, 17 March 2001

KAGEL Comedy & Catastrophe Royal Academy of Music, London 13 to 16 March 2001 (PGW & JM)

SCHUBERT Winterreise Ian Bostridge with Julius Drake Wigmore Hall 14 March 2001 (PGW)

RIMSKI-KORSAKOV The Snowmaiden Guildhall School of Music and Drama 10 March 2001 (AW)

HAYDN Quartet Op. 55/1 BOCCHERINI Quintet op. 42/1 BEETHOVEN Op. 131 Vanbrugh String Quartet Conway Hall, London 11 March 2001 (PGW)

ROSSINI  La Cenerentola Royal Opera, Covent Garden 6 March 2001[AW]

A Day of Sofia Gubaidulina Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London, 25 February 2001 International Conference The Magic World of Sofia Gubaidulina Goldsmiths College, 26 February (RW & PGW)

HENZE Voices London Sinfonietta/Knussen with Fiona Kimm (mezzo) & Christopher Gillett (tenor). Film (Purcell Room) & Concert (Queen Elizabeth Hall) 10 March 2001 (PGW)

Meta-Piano Ian Pace at King's College, London 26 February 2001 (PGW)

BACH Prelude & Fugue in E minor BWV 548; Pastorale in F major BWV 590; FRANCK Chorale No 3 in A minor KARG-ELERT Poema esaltato 'alla Scriabin'; Rondo alla Campanella REGER Prelude & Fugue in D minor ELGAR Sonata in G major Op 28 Nicolas Kynaston (organ) Royal Festival Hall, London 8 March 2001

International Gaudeamus Interpreters Competition 2001, Rotterdam Conservatory, 25 February to 4 March
Haydn The Seasons Orkest van de Achttiende Eeuw/Rattle, Nederlands Kamerkoor & soloists Oelze, Ainsley & Wilson Johnson, 27 February
Bartok, Janacek & Shostakovich Radio Philharmonic Orchestra/ Flor with Peter Donohoe (piano) De Doelen, Rotterdam 3 March

Beethoven String Quartets Op. 95 & 127 Shostakovich String Quartet No. 3 The Borodin Quartet Wigmore Hall, 7 March 2001 (PGW)

Schubert String Quartet in A minor, D804 (Rosamunde) Haris Kittos Piece for String Quartet Richard Rodney Bennett Lamento d'Arianna Elgar String Quartet in E minor, Op 83
Solaris Quartet Music Past and Present series, Jacksons Lane Community Centre, London March 4 2001

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival Appoints New Artistic Director

ROTTERDAM MUSIC BIENNIAL Results of the The 33rd International Gaudeamus Interpreters Competition


Ned ROREM Fables;Bertha;Three Sisters New World Opera Company Bridewell Theatre, London 23 February 2001

BIZET CARMEN English National Opera at The Coliseum, 24 February 2001 (AW&PGW)

BARTÓK Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste SHOSTAKOVITCH Cello Concerto No. 1 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphony No. 4 in F minor City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sakari Oramo with Natalia Gutman (cello) at Symphony Hall, Birmingham 21 February 2001 (CT)

IAN PACE, PIANIST - Interview with Marc Bridle, February 2001

Michael Finnissy The History of Photography in Sound played by Ian Pace (piano) at the Royal Academy of Music, London, 28 January 2001 (JW)

VERDI Don Carlo Stuttgart Opernhaus, 9 February 2001 (AW)

QUATUOR MOSAÏQUES at the Wigmore Hall 10 and 11 February 2001 (IP)

Vernon Handley 70th Birthday Concerts in Liverpool [RB]

PURCELL Suites from The Fairy Queen & The Indian Queen and Birthday Odes 1691 & 1693 The King's Consort/Robert King Wigmore Hall 15 February 2001

BIRTWISTLE Composer Portrait BBC Symphony Orchestra/ Jac van Steen, with Richard Hodges (clarinet) Nicolas Hodges (pianist) John Harle (saxophone) The Barbican15 February 01 (JM)

JANACEK The Cunning Little Vixen ENO, The Coliseum, London 14 February 2001

Return to the Forbidden Planet Shakespeare/Bob Carlton/Matt Devitt at The English Theater, Frankfurt 6 February 2001

ECLAT 2001 Theaterhaus Stuttgart 8-12 February 2001

Janácek: String Quartet Nos 1 & 2 Jack: String Quartets Nos 3 & 4, 08.02.01
Arditti Quartet (Irvine Arditti & Graeme Jennings, Dov Scheindlin, Rohan de Saram) St John's, Smith Square Thursday 8 February

The Contemporary Music Scene in Germany (2000) John Warnaby, who lives and teaches in Wales, reports from Donaueschingen, Munich and Cologne

Series Z Warehouse 9 Feb, 2001 (JM) Turnage, Knussen, Hesketh, Takemitsu, Adès, Goehr

A Portrait of John Ogdon: Works by Ogdon, Liszt, Maxwell Davies, Scriabin and Busoni. Ian Pace (piano). Wigmore Hall, Friday February 9th, 2001 (CC).

Sergei & Lusine Khachatryan Bach Chaconne, Beethoven Sonata No 3 in Eb, Ysaye Sonata No 3. Blackheath Halls 4 February 2001

Pärt, Prokofiev & Shostakovich: LSO, Antonio Pappano, Barbican 28 January 2001 (MB)

English Concert/Trevor Pinnock (conductor and harpsichord) with Carolyn Sampson, Paul Agnew, Richard Edgar-Wilson & Antonio Abete (singers) Wigmore Hall 10 & 25 January 2001

BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique; Overture Beatrice et Benedict LSO/Davis at The Barbican 27 & 28 September 2000 LSO 0007 (PGW)

Huddersfield Festival of Contemporary Music 2000 (JW)

PFITZNER Palestrina Royal Opera House, 29 January 2001 (AW)


Josef SUK Piano Trio Op.2 SCHUBERT Piano Trio No.2 in Eb Guarneri Trio Prague Wigmore Hall 28 January 2001

Wagner: The Rhinegold, ENO, 26 January 2001 (MB).

ClaudeVIVIER Et je reverrai; Trois airs Hans ABRAHAMSEN Marchenbilder; Winternacht MACHAUT/Causton Kyrie & Sanctus Sinfonia 21/Martyn Brabbins with Eileen Hulse (soprano) Imperial College, London, 26 January 2001

Alfred SCHNITTKE Barbican Hall, St Giles, Cripplegate & Guildhall School of Music and Drama 11- 14 January 2001

Leipzig Gewandhaus: 8 December 1855
BEETHOVEN Emperor Concerto, MOZART Arias from Figaro, SCHUMANN Introduction and Allegro Appassionato; Symphony no.2
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Mackerras with Robert Levin (pianoforte) ) Nuccia Focile (soprano) James Rutherford (baritone) Queen Elizabeth Hall, 23 January 2001

BEETHOVEN Sonata Op.90 BRAHMS Sonata Op.5 Ashley Wass (piano) The BBC Radio 3 Lunch Time Concert, Wigmore Hall, 22 January 2001

D.W.GRIFFITHS Intolerance (1916) Music by Carl Davis arr. David & Colin Matthews LPO/Carl Davis Royal Festival Hall, 20 January 2001

VERDI Requiem London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/Antonio Pappano with Renée Fleming, Violeta Urmana, Jorge Antonio Pita & René Pape The Barbican, 21 January 2001

BUSONI Fantasia Contrappuntistica Bruno Canino and Antonio Ballista (pianos) Bruno Canino and Friends at Wigmore Hall, 18 January 2001.

Stephen Kovacevich Master Class (Beethoven Piano Sonatas) Queen Elizabeth Hall 11 January 2001 (PGW)

Park Lane Group Young Artists Concerts South Bank Centre, 8-12 January 2001 (RW & PGW)

Alan BUSH: Piano Concerto, Op. 18 Rolf Hind, piano Ashley Holland, baritone Apollo Voices, BBC Symphony Orchestra/Leonard Slatkin BBC Maida Vale Studios, 19 December 2000

Elisabeth LUTYENS String Quartet Op 125 BARTOK String Quartet No 2 BEETHOVEN String Quartet Op 59 No 2 Medici String Quartet  Blackheath Halls 7 January 2001 at 11.30 a.m.

CHOPIN Andante spianato and Grand Polonaise Op 22; Ballade No 3 LISZT Transcendental Studies Freddy Kempf (piano) Wigmore Hall 7 January 2001 at 4 p.m.

Edward RUSHTON L'An Mil HUMMEL Piano Quintet Op 87 DVORAK Piano Quartet Op. 87 Schubert Ensemble of London Conway Hall, South Place, 7 January 2001 at 6. 30 p.m.

BARTOK Rumanian Dances; Divertimento John REEMAN Passion Robert FRIPP arr. Andrew KEELING Red Nicola LeFANU Catena Opus 20/Scott Stroman 5 January 2001 South Bank Centre, London

RAMBERT DANCE COMPANY She is black & Sergeant Early's dream Sadler's Wells Theatre 18 November 2000

Chaplin adapted by Carl Davis The Gold Rush Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Georgia Hale. London Philharmonic Orchestra/Carl Davis 2 December 2000

SINGING IN THE RAIN (Musical based on the Gene Kelly film) Olivier Theatre, Royal National Theatre, London. 1 January 2001

VERDI Nabucco ENO at The Coliseum November 2000 - 23 February 2001

John WOOLRICH Bitter Fruit Trestle Theatre Company/Toby Wilsher & Russell Dean, with Birmingham Contemporary Music Group/Pierre-André Valade. Queen Elizabeth Hall, 1 December 2000 (PGW)


BERLIOZ La Damnation de Faust Zurich Opera/Erwin Piplits/Ulrike Kaufmann/Jurgen Hoffman/Phillipe Augin, with Zoran Todorovich, Egils Silnis & Liliana Nikiteanu. Première at Opernhaus Zurich, 10 December 2000

VERDI Simon Boccanegra Zurich Opera/Nello Santi, with Paolo Gavanelli, Miriam Gauci, Laszlo Polgar, Vicenzo La Scola & Cheyne Davidson. Opernhaus Zurich, Revival 13 December 2000.

LEHAR Die Lustige Witwe Zurich Opera/Günter Neuhold with Noëmi Nadelmann as Hanna Glawari. Opernhaus Zurich, Revival 14 December 2000.

Opera Nova Ensemble Music by Henri Dutilleux/G. M.Cesare/Valentin Marti/Jean-François Michel/Reutter/Stephen Rush Zurich Opera House Studio, 11 December 00

THE REAL MILLENNIUM CONCERT Wigmore Hall 31 December 2000

ARENSKY Quartet Op 35 BRIDGE String Sextet in Eb major DVORAK String Sextet in A major Op 48 The Raphael Ensemble Wigmore Hall, London 29 December 2000

BERLIOZ The Trojans LSO and LSO Chorus/Sir Colin Davis with soloists The Barbican, 6 & 7 December 00 (PGW)

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