Gustav Holst

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Britten Sinfonia/Elder review – Holst’s Indian gem takes centre stage
Savitri was given a rare outing in a concert that framed Holst’s Indian opera with works by Grace Williams and Britten, and closed with a boundary-crossing fusion that Holst would have relished

Andrew Clements

05, May, 2022 @2:29 PM

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Tory levelling up and razing costs | Brief letters
Brief letters: Levelling up | Marble Arch mound | Flatulence | Spelling mistakes | Afghanistan


16, Aug, 2021 @5:19 PM

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The Planets 2018/Ligeti Quartet review – Holst orbits into the modern age
Holst’s Planets suite is reimagined with the benefit of today’s scientific knowledge in a dizzying and smartly staged show

John Lewis

01, Oct, 2018 @10:10 AM

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Various: Echoes of Land & Sea CD review – a fine selection
Maria Marchant (piano)

Stephen Pritchard

24, Sep, 2017 @6:59 AM

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Original Gustav Holst scores discovered in New Zealand library
Experts believe one of the works, Folk Songs from Somerset, has not been played or heard in more than a century

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Dunedin

19, Jul, 2017 @2:55 AM

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CBSO/Collon review – frisson of theatricality for Holst's quiet masterpiece
Yvonne Howard and James Rutherford brought steely power to the mystical chamber opera Sāvitri, though a fierce Planets suite lacked depth

Andrew Clements

09, Feb, 2017 @2:35 PM

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Jonas Kaufmann and Sāvitri: this week’s best UK classical concerts
The world’s leading tenor comes to London, while Holst’s finest opera gets a rare run out. Plus: Martyn Brabbins and Jonathan Cohen

Andrew Clements

03, Feb, 2017 @11:30 AM

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At the Boar's Head; Riders to the Sea review – sympathetic take on Holst and Vaughan Williams

Erica Jeal

22, Dec, 2016 @3:45 PM

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How orchestras are riding the wave of change
From cannabis concerts to blindfolded audiences, orchestras are engaging audiences in exciting new ways

Bob Riley

28, Aug, 2014 @11:10 AM

Holst: First Choral Symphony; The Mystic Trumpeter – review
It's not the symphony that makes the big impression here, but Holst's assured setting of a Whitman poem, writes Andrew Clements

Andrew Clements

17, Oct, 2013 @10:00 PM

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Rewind radio: TS Eliot's India; Twenty Minutes – The Planets; In Search of Nic Jones; Book of the Week – The Sea Inside – review

The roots of TS Eliot's quintessentially English masterpiece, The Waste Land, lie far from home, in India, writes Sean O'Hagan

Sean O'Hagan

10, Aug, 2013 @5:01 PM

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Holst: Whitman Overture; Cotswolds Symphony; Indra; Japanese Suite, etc – review
To judge from these works, all very impressively played, Holst's style took some years to settle down completely, writes Andrew Clements

Andrew Clements

04, Jul, 2012 @2:13 PM

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