‘Irrepressibly gorgeous’ – London Conchord Ensemble releases the complete chamber music of Francis Poulenc to critical acclaim

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 9th March 2012

London Conchord Ensemble’s most recent release on the Champs Hill Records label explores the complete chamber music of the French composer, Francis Poulenc. Those who will have caught the ensemble’s recent performance of the Poulenc Sextet at the Wigmore Hall for BBC Radio 3 will have a sense of the affinity that this ensemble have with these works.

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Tasmin Little plays the World Premiere of Roxanna Panufnik’s ‘World Seasons’

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 4th March 2012

Roxanna Panufnik’s ‘World Seasons’, created for Tasmin Little, received its world premiere in March in the hands of Tasmin and the London Mozart Players at The Anvil in Basingstoke.

Tasmin Little takes to the air

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 3rd March 2012

Tasmin Little is hard to miss on the radio and television at the moment. In January she was interviewed by Dame Diana Rigg for a BBC 4 programme about Vaughan William’s The Lark Ascending.

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Rachel Roberts joins London Conchord Ensemble

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 1st March 2012

London Conchord Ensemble are delighted to announce that they have appointed Rachel Roberts as violist. Rachel Roberts is one of the leading British violists today and is in demand internationally as soloist and chamber musician. She appears at leading international festivals such as Festwochen Wien, Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg, Heimbach in Germany and Lofoten in Norway, playing chamber music at venues such as …

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Tasmin Little’s Delius Violin Concerto and Double Concerto CD

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 19th October 2011

The whole disk is ‘une merveille”. Tasmin Little’s Delius Violin Concerto and Double Concerto CD latest release on Chandos receives huge critical acclaim.

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The Olympianist Video

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 19th October 2011

Hot off the press watch a You Tube video for Anthony Hewitt’s forthcoming charity ‘Olympianist’ tour. Anthony embarks on this extraordinary recital cycle in May 2012.  View the Video

London Conchord Ensemble

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 8th October 2011

London Conchord Ensemble’s latest CD release ‘St Petersburg’ is attracting critical acclaim. The recording brings together works by four composers at the forefront of St Petersburg’s musical life in four succeeding generations during a period when St Petersburg was the centre of Russian musical culture.

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The Olympianist

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 8th October 2011

International prize winning pianist, Anthony Hewitt takes to the road with his bicycle and piano in May 2012 raising money for charity. To celebrate the London 2012 Olympics, he will cycle the length and breath of Britain, from Land’s End to John O’Groats, with his piano training in a van, in aid of charity. At the end of each grueling leg of the ride he will give a recital either outdoors on the van or in a venue where he is invited to perform.

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Dimension Trio – Beethoven Triple

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 10th June 2011

Dimension Trio will play the Beethoven Triple Concerto with the Brighton Philharmonic and Barry Wordsworth on 2 October 2011. Becoming increasingly known for their subtle and outstanding performance of this work the trio have previously played the concerto with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Northern Sinfonia, Orquestra Odissea and the Wroclaw and Lodz Philharmonic.

Thomas Carroll plays Shostakovich

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 9th June 2011

Thomas Carroll plays Shostakovich Cello Concerto No.1 with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Leo Hussain in Newtown on 25 September.   For further information please click here