A celebration of young Korean talent

A somewhat ponderous performance of Shostakovich’s Fifth by an international maestro marking a fifty-year association with one of London’s orchestras might seem to be an odd occasion to choose to celebrate young Korean talent. But when the companion piece is the same maestro’s Music for Cello and Orchestra played by the young star cellist Han-na […]

Concert news: Han-na Chang at the Festival Hall

Lorin Maazel, the man who took the New York Phil to Pyongyang last year, has had a long association with music in London. It’s 50 years since he first conducted the Philharmonia Orchestra, and to celebrate he’s doing a series of three concerts which contain an “emotionally-charged trilogy of concertos” composed by Maazel himself. In […]