mon 20/05/2024

Jessica Duchen

Articles By Jessica Duchen

Last Night of the Proms, Finley, Gillam, BBCSO, Davis review - a fine send-off without send-up

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Prom 55, Lisztes, Lendvai, Lendvay, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Fischer review - unity and strength

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theartsdesk at the Australian Festival of Chamber Music - stratospheric performances by a tropical sea

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Imogen Cooper, Wigmore Hall review – Viennese schools refreshed

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The Marriage of Figaro, English National Opera review - sassy, probing and splendidly cast

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Glyndebourne Opera Cup - a view from inside

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Grosvenor, Filarmonica della Scala, Chailly, Barbican review - Tchaikovsky’s force of destiny shines bright

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Breaking the Rules, LSO St Luke's review – music and murder with Gesualdo

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Jonas Kaufmann: Tenor for the Ages, BBC Four review - a musical megastar with sword and shortbread

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London Piano Festival, Kings Place review - feasts of fearless fingerwork

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Aida, English National Opera review - heroine almost saves a dismal day

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Richard Goode, Royal Festival Hall

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First Night of the Proms, BBCSO, Oramo, Gabetta, Borodina

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Digital demands: time for artists to speak up?

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10 Questions for Composer Errollyn Wallen

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Seong-Jin Cho, St John's Smith Square, London

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