Concert With Singapore Chinese Orchestra | Reviews

Concert With Singapore Chinese Orchestra by The Straits Times | Read Full Review Here “Glennie took centre stage in Japanese marimba virtuoso Keiko Abe’s Prism Rhapsody, a true dialogue between orchestra and marimba. Melodic interest was strong and Glennie’s marimba ranged from loud booms from low keys to the ethereal heights of treble registers….The final work, Kuan Nai-chung’s The Sun … Read More

Evelyn Glennie and Trio HLK, Howard Assembly Room, Leeds, Concert Review: God is in the TV

Evelyn Glennie and Trio HLK – Howard Assembly Room, Leeds, 16/11/2018 By Simon Godley The musical collaboration between Evelyn Glennie and Trio HLK is a relatively new one, but it is already reaping very rich rewards. Last year the celebrated percussion soloist was invited by the experimental trio of pianist and composer Richard Harrold, 8-string electric guitarist Ant Law and … Read More

Trio HLK and Evelyn Glennie, The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh – 13 May 2018

Trio HLK and Evelyn Glennie, The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh – 13 May 2018, Concert review. (Photo credits: Adam Bulley.) By F Mactaggart for Scottish Jazz Space, May 16, 2018. The sense of excitement is palpable as Scottish Trio HLK arrive briskly on stage at 8pm sharp, and persists undimmed until they take their modest final bows to the thrilled home crowd … Read More

Trio HLK with Evelyn Glennie, Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh. Concert review: The Scotsman.

Trio HLK with Evelyn Glennie, Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh. Concert Review by Jim Gilchrist: The Scotsman 18th May 2018 AN UNSUSPECTING fragment from one of Bach’s cello suites mustn’t have known what hit it, as Trio HLK, joined by percussion virtuoso Dame Evelyn Glennie, hijacked it amid a melee of heavy-metal intensity. With Glennie’s vibraphone ringing and Ant Law’s eight-stringed guitar … Read More

Anniversary Concert with Bridge Chamber Orchestra | Europe Review: Berner Zeitung |

[…] Evelyn joined the ensemble to celebrate the piccolo concerto C major by Antonio Vivaldi in an arrangement for vibraphone and string orchestra. […] The baroque, playful sound sequences whirred, foamed and rattled, then again sounded as soft as the wing beat of a butterfly. Glennie sometimes strokes the metal plates of the percussion instrument and creates a sound experience of … Read More

‘The Rhythm in Me’ at Celtic Connections | UK Review: The Herald

The stage contained so many instruments that possibly not all of them were in the same postcode. Yet there was one musician present who can create magic as much with his hands and mouth as with tablas, drum kit and cajon, and so it proved as percussionist Trilok Gurtu finger-snapped, hummed and conducted the audience in an encore signed off … Read More

Christian Lindberg: Liverpool Lullabies | Review: The Times

More than 70 concerts have been written for the British percussionist Evelyn Glennie, and the latest is an entertaining romp for trombone, percussion and orchestra by the irrepressible Christian Lindberg. The Swedish trombonist, conductor and composer wrote Liverpool Lullabies off the back of his residency with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and a love of the Beatles. Yet there were … Read More