Edward Gardner

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LPO/Gardner The Midsummer Marriage review – Tippett’s opera thrills in stupendous performance
In his opening concert as the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s principal conductor, Edward Gardner brought home the heady, almost narcotic quality of Tippett’s music

Tim Ashley

26, Sep, 2021 @1:10 PM

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CBSO/Gardner review – heft, glitter and fizz as Birmingham orchestra return to the stage
Stephen Hough dazzled as the soloist in Saint-Saëns’s Fourth Piano Concerto in a programme that also included Debussy and Missy Mazzoli

Andrew Clements

20, May, 2021 @3:40 PM

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Víkingur Ólafsson, Bergen Philharmonic/ Gardner review – immense, unshowy charm
There’s still time to catch the Icelandic pianist’s livestreamed concert of Mozart and Bach, part of the Bergen Phil’s excellent, free Wintermezzo online festival

Fiona Maddocks

06, Feb, 2021 @12:30 PM

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Classical home listening: Stuart Skelton sings Lehár, Korngold and more
The Australian tenor takes centre stage on a fine disc of Austro-German late Romanticism. Plus, Inga Kalna’s solo debut

Fiona Maddocks

09, Jan, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Verklärte Nacht review – poetic journeys between dark and light
Edward Gardner finds sumptuous intensity in Schoenberg’s drama, alongside a lesser-known version by Fried and dramatic song pairings to frame an intriguing collection

Erica Jeal

07, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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LPO/Gardner review - defiant and exultant Beethoven opens new season
A magnificent, edgy Fifth Symphony was paired with Jörg Widmann’s energetic Con Brio and complemented by a haunting group of Sibelius songs

Tim Ashley

24, Sep, 2020 @12:07 PM

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Peter Grimes review | Erica Jeal's classical album of the week
Britten’s opera sounds huge and thrilling in a nuanced recording with sparkling interplay between singers and orchestra – it’s rarely sounded better

Erica Jeal

03, Sep, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Schoenberg: Pelleas und Melisande; Erwartung review – dramatic extremes | Andrew Clements' classical album of the week
Edward Gardner finds the links between Schoenberg’s early orchestral score and the paranoid musical expressionism of his later symphonic poem

Andrew Clements

30, Apr, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Top 10 classical music events of 2019
A great conductor took his leave at the Proms, Britten’s music triumphed on and off stage, and Rattle continued to take the LSO to new heights

Andrew Clements, Erica Jeal, Rian Evans and Tim Ashley

18, Dec, 2019 @11:36 AM

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Home listening: a world premiere recording for… Puccini
Mark Elder conducts a star cast in the original one-act version of Le Willis. Plus, a thrilling new account of Bluebeard’s Castle

Fiona Maddocks

13, Oct, 2019 @4:30 AM

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LPO/Gardner/Ehnes review – next principal ignites the spark
There were poised accounts of Walton and Bartók, but it was in Nielsen’s ‘Inextinguishable’ Symphony that things caught fire

Erica Jeal

10, Oct, 2019 @1:55 PM

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Edward Gardner appointed LPO principal conductor
Gardner will take over from Vladimir Jurowski at the London Philharmonic Orchestra from 2021-22 season

Imogen Tilden

26, Jul, 2019 @11:08 AM

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