A selection of M&V 'rubato' articles
Ever Responsive - Two recitals by Alberto Portugheis impress Malcolm Miller
CD Spotlight. Tough Assignment - Michelle Stebleton plays music for solo horn, and Paul Sarcich is impressed. '... both musical and technical satisfaction ...'
CD Spotlight. Knowledge and Imagination - Lavinia Meijer plays recent music for harp, and impresses Paul Sarcich. '... an exceptional player ...'
Ensemble. Variety within Unity - A special concert dedicated to the music of British composer Ian Stewart, heard by Mary Isaac
A Performance to Remember - A recital by Emanuel Rimoldi impresses Bill Newman
A Genuine Beethoven Pianist - Simon Watterton gives a lunchtime recital in London, heard by Julian Jacobson
CD Spotlight. Formidably Difficult - Antonín Dvorák's Piano Concerto, heard by Stephen Francis Vasta. '... commendable, as far as it goes.'
CD Spotlight. Chicago Baroque - Trio Settecento's A German Bouquet, recommended by Malcolm Tattersall. '... very fine performances of some rarely heard but attractive music ...'
Ensemble. Lively and Spirited - A performance by Haydn Trio Eisenstadt, heard by Rebecca Schmid
Ensemble. Brisk Ebullience - Lawrence Budmen sends a second report from this summer's Tanglewood Festival
Ask Alice - The truth about bishops and priests, with classical music agony aunt Alice McVeigh
Ensemble. Sterling Performances - Donizetti's 'Linda di Chamounix', heard by Robert Hugill
Marvelously Gifted - Bill Newman listens to pianist Alexander Romanovsky
Ensemble. Excellent Throughout - A lunchtime piano recital by Maiko Mori, heard by Bill Newman
Ensemble. Operatic Passions - Francesco Cilea's 'Adriana Lecouvreur', reviewed by Robert Hugill
Record Box. Unexceptionable - Malcolm Tattersall reviews music from Brazil, Venezuela and Argentina
Vociferous and Delectable - Martino Tirimo plays Mozart, reviewed by Bill Newman
Ensemble. Magnificent Performance - More reviews from London's Wigmore Hall, from Bill Newman
Splendidly Sonorous - Sharona Joshua plays a copy of an early piano, reviewed by Mike Wheeler
Drive and Energy - Andreas Boyde's recent Derby recital, reviewed by Mike Wheeler
A Force to Reckon With - Malcolm Miller enjoys a Wigmore Hall recital by the young Bulgarian pianist Vesselin Stanev