A selection of M&V 'Royal College of Music' articles
Great Ideas - Malcolm Miller reports on the 2014 BPSE Intercollegiate Competition, and winner Mihai Ritivoiu
Ensemble. A Fascinating Insight - Georg Tintner's 'The Ellipse' and music by other Viennese émigrés, heard by Malcolm Miller
Ease of Technique - Malcolm Miller listens to the competitors at the 2013 Beethoven Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition
An Uplifting Concert - Malcolm Miller was at the 20th Intercollegiate Beethoven Piano Competition
Ensemble. Potent Emphasis - Malcolm Miller was at the recent Bloch and Israeli Music competitions
Of Bagatelles and Weightier Matters - Julian Jacobson reports on the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe's Beethoven Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition
Ensemble. Neatly Sung - Handel's 'Flavio' from English Touring Opera, by Robert Hugill
Ensemble. Intense and Believable - Handel's 'Xerxes', reviewed by Robert Hugill
Ensemble. A Little Bit of Magic - Purcell's 'The Fairy Queen', reviewed by Robert Hugill
Finest Attributes - Wigmore Hall recitals by Danny Driver, and by Jack Liebeck and Katya Apekisheva, admired by Bill Newman
Consummate Artists - Malcolm Troup reports on the BPSE Summer Festival at London's Regent Hall, where for the first time Music, not consumerism, called the shots
Ensemble. Immense Promise - Malcolm Miller reports on the recent Israeli and Bloch music competitions
Ensemble. Achingly Beautiful - Vivaldi's 'La verità in cimento' at Garsington Opera, reviewed by Roderic Dunnett
A Stunning Voice - A recital by Vuyani Mlinde impresses Robert Hugill
Palpable Sincerity - Robin Daniels pays tribute to the Scottish tenor Kenneth McKellar (1927-2010)
Ensemble. Poise and Grace - Bill Newman listens to Emre Engin and Alison Rhind
Real Individuality - Julian Jacobson was at the 2010 Beethoven Intercollegiate Piano Competition
Ensemble. Lively and Fluent - 'Orpheus in the Underworld' at London's Royal College of Music, reviewed by Robert Hugill
Confidently Entertaining - A recital by John Paul Ekins delights Bill Newman
Ensemble. Much to Enjoy - Johannes Goritzki and Julian Jacobson at London's Royal College of Music, heard by Robert Anderson
Ensemble. Better Late than Never - The BPSE Late Summer Festival, attended by Malcolm Troup
Ensemble. Deft Stagecraft and Virtuosity - Bloch and Israeli Music, heard by Malcolm Miller
CD Spotlight. Grandest Lines - Donald Tovey's cello concerto, heard by Robert Anderson. '... satisfyingly masterful.'
CD Spotlight. Thoughtfully Appealing - Judith Lambden plays J S Bach, heard by Howard Smith. '... a great deal to admire ...'
Winning Ensembles - Malcolm Miller was at the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe Chamber Music Competition
Ensemble. A New Path - Music by Oliver Rudland, heard by Robert Anderson
Mature and Considered - Stephen Savage plays Beethoven, heard by Julian Jacobson
CD Spotlight. Highly Challenging - Music for unaccompanied violin, heard by Howard Smith. '... searching performance ...'
Ask Alice - On full-size cellos and musicians' reputations, with classical music agony aunt Alice McVeigh
Ensemble. A Virtue of Necessity - Robert Hugill was at English Touring Opera's 'Alcina'
Ensemble. Dark and Serious - Robert Hugill was at English Touring Opera's 'Tolomeo'
Ensemble. An Enthralling Performance - Robert Hugill reviews Handel's 'Flavio'
Marvelously Gifted - Bill Newman listens to pianist Alexander Romanovsky
Making a Real Fuss - Robert Hugill looks forward to English Touring Opera's HandelFest this autumn
Ask Alice - On business and friends, with classical music agony aunt Alice McVeigh
Talented Youth - Malcolm Miller was at the 2009 Beethoven Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition
CD Spotlight. Pride of Place - Piano music by Frank Bridge, praised by Howard Smith. 'A standing ovation for Mark Bebbington ...'
Potential and Achievement - The sixteenth Beethoven Intercollegiate Piano Competition, experienced by Julian Jacobson
Record Box. Rich Variety - Oboe music by Edwin Roxburgh, heard by Patric Standford
CD Spotlight. Melodic Impact - Music by Spohr, Rolla and Kalliwoda, reviewed by Howard Smith. '... seasoned insights and faultless empathy.'
Ensemble. Force of Nature - The Matsumoto/Jacobson Duo and The Art of Falconry, by Malcolm Troup
Ensemble. Worth Discovering - 'Atalanta' at the London Handel Festival, reviewed by Robert Hugill
Rui dos Reis - Jennifer Paull interviews and investigates the Portuguese composer-pianist
Ensemble. Litmus Tests - Malcolm Miller at the fifteenth BPSE Beethoven Intercollegiate Piano Competition
Ensemble. A Valentine Extravaganza - Julian Jacobson in the first of his orchestral Valentine Extravaganzas, enjoyed by Malcolm Troup
CD Spotlight. A Curious Recital - Paul Calistus-Ashley plays Poulenc, Schubert and Dett, reviewed by Howard Smith. '... verve and sensitivity.'
Ensemble. Satisfying the Quest - 'The Nightingale and the Rose' by Oliver Rudland, reviewed by Robert Anderson
Ensemble. Sparkle and Communicability - Joseph Horovitz's 80th birthday celebration, appreciated by Malcolm Miller
Profile. Tête-à-Tête - Bill Newman talks to British pianist Mark Bebbington
A straight line career path - Conductor Kenneth Montgomery talks to Maria Nockin about his life, his music and upcoming events
Striving heavenwards - Malcolm Miller attends the Kendall Taylor Memorial Concert