Yuja Wang proves that the hype (for once) is justified.
Greg Keane has been a Limelight contributor since 2008. He is a copywriter and has also lectured in music appreciation in the adult education sector. He has a prodigious collection of LPs and was previously a producer (aka the Dark Lord of Vinyl) of ABC Classic FM.
Articles by Greg Keane
Endless inspiration from out of the Habsburg Boondocks.
Review: Elgar: The Music Makers, The Spirit of England (Sarah Connolly, BBC SO and Chorus/Sir Andrew Davis)
Davis pays homage to the dreamers and the Glorious Dead.
Review: Schubert • Brahms: Symphony No 5, Serenade No 2 (Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique/John Eliot Gardiner)
Brahms and Schumann bring out the softer side of Gardiner.
FX Roth and his band blow hot and cold most beautifully.
Lugansky’s quite at home in multifarious music-scapes.
In Isserlis’s hands, muscular Chopin meets starry Schubert.
In Mozart, Barenboim plays the Yin to Yang’s Yang.
David Robertson's Mahler Five suggests just how much the SSO has assimilated Mahler into its DNA.
Watkins and Lortie help Finzi rake eloquently over Romantic embers.
Roth finds charm and freshness galore in his HIP Ravel volume two.
Miguel Harth-Bedoya sheds new light on an old warhorse.
Emotionally gruelling traversal as Bowes scales musical Everest.