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

TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Review: Broadway World UK.

BWW Review: TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, Royal Shakespeare Theatre by Louis Train Troilus and Cressida begins with a thunder of drums that knocks the programme out of your hands. The Trojan War, nearly at its end, has claimed thousands of lives; generals strategise, heroes exercise, and in the midst of it all, the Trojan prince Troilus (Gavin Fowler) has fallen for … Read More

Out of the Silence, John McLeod, CD Review: Music Review International.

Out of the Silence, John McLeod, Music Review International by John France. 23rd of July 2018. (Extract) The Percussion Concerto is by far the longest work on this CD, running to some 27 minutes. It was composed in 1987 for the present soloist Dame Evelyn Glennie. The work is conceived in five movements: Cortege with Fanfares, Scherzo I, Nightscape (Callanish), … Read More