Review: La traviata, Wales Millennium Centre
Peter Collins A man walks slowly across the front of the dimly lit stage which is strewn with autumn leaves.…One comment.
National Youth Orchestra of Wales, St David’s Hall, Cardiff
Peter Collins Almost from the moment Carlo Rizzi walked on stage one sensed that this was going to be an…No comments.
Review: BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Royal Albert Hall, London
Peter Collins There have been some murmurings of discontent about this year’s Proms concerts. The relative scarcity of top European…No comments.
Review: Cardiff Singer of the World Main Prize Final 2023, St David’s Hall, Cardiff
Peter Collins This was such a special occasion that I decided to dig out from the back of my wardrobe…3 comments.
Music review: BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
Peter Collins This was the first time I attended a concert at Swansea’s Brangwyn Hall. What a delight. There was…One comment.
Music review: The Hallé, St David’s Hall, Cardiff
Peter Collins It was never in doubt that this was going to be a sell-out concert. The “dream team” of…No comments.
Music review: Cantemus Chamber Choir, Dora Stoutzker Concert Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff
Peter Collins These are troubling times for those of us who cherish classical music and the choral music tradition in…No comments.
Review: BBC National Orchestra of Wales, St David’s Hall, Cardiff
Peter Collins “This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends This is the way…One comment.
Music Review: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra at St David’s Hall
Peter Collins Forget about all that pomp and circumstance, it’s the introspective melancholy, the deep sense of loss and longing,…No comments.