Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance reviews | Ravel

homepages
Maurice Ravel
London

Tasty Ravel the centrepiece of a delicious Pavel Haas Quartet recital at Wigmore Hall

By , 10 October 2017
*****
Read more
New York City

Kopatchinskaja and Campbell revive the art of the string duo at Park Avenue Armory

By , 09 October 2017
****1
Read more
London

Impressive line-up graces the London Piano Festival

By , 07 October 2017
*****
Read more
Perth WA

In Perth, a most seductive flute: Emmanuel Pahud and the Australian Chamber Orchestra

By , 04 October 2017
****1
Read more
Bucharest

Inside and outside the comfort zone: Dutoit leads Argerich and the RPO

By , 12 September 2017
***11
Read more
London

PCM6: A voyage of discovery in Christiane Karg's Prom debut

By , 21 August 2017
****1
Read more
Cleveland

A French feast from Fabien Gabel at Blossom

By , 19 August 2017
*****
Read more
London

Prom 39: Turnage's Hibiki receives European première

By , 14 August 2017
***11
Read more
Cleveland

Gimeno leads the Cleveland Orchestra in Spanish-tinged program at Blossom

By , 12 August 2017
***11
Read more
London

Prom 24: A monumental assault on the senses from Crebassa, Salonen and Philharmonia

By , 02 August 2017
*****
Read more
Lenox

Reminiscences of French Baroque at Tanglewood

By , 14 July 2017
****1
Read more
Cardiff

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2017: A Thrilling Finale

By , 18 June 2017
Read more
London

From minor keys to major delight: Quatuor Ebène close their European tour at Wigmore Hall

By , 18 June 2017
****1
Read more
Istanbul

Two Left Hands in Istanbul: Piano Concertos from Sermet and Varvaresos

By , 09 June 2017
****1
Read more
London

Rosenblatt bows out in style with a fine recital from Nahuel di Pierro

By , 05 June 2017
****1
Read more
Berlin

Orchestral fireworks: Staatskapelle Berlin at the Philharmonie

By , 05 June 2017
****1
Read more
Seattle

Morlot in his element for L’Enfant et les sortilèges

By , 03 June 2017
****1
Read more
Istanbul

Kandinsky and Chagall fail to camouflage patchy playing in Istanbul

By , 31 May 2017
*1111
Read more
Paris

Nights in the Harem: Scheherazade spins her tales with the Orchestre Pasdeloup

By , 20 May 2017
***11
Read more
Paris

Return to the harem: Marianne Crebassa seduces in Ravel's Shéhérazade in Paris

By , 20 May 2017
*****
Read more
Paris

From the Auvergne to St Petersburg: a travelogue with the Orchestre de Paris

By , 18 May 2017
***11
Read more
Milan

La Scala invests in a new generation of Italian choreographers with a well balanced triple bill

By , 10 May 2017
****1
Read more
Stockholm

French night in Stockholm with Stéphane Denève

By , 10 May 2017
***11
Read more
Winterthur

Vaudeville and validation: a double-bill of Ravel operas in Winterthur

By , 08 May 2017
***11
Read more
Dublin

A sizzling hot Spanish offering: Moreno and Pons deliver exciting interpretations of Iberian music

By , 05 May 2017
****1
Read more
Minneapolis

Pugnacious Prokofiev from Ludovic Morlot and the Minnesota Orchestra

By , 28 April 2017
***11
Read more
London

Le Bœuf sur le toit: Paris in the Roaring Twenties celebrated at the Institut français

By , 02 April 2017
***11
Read more
Auckland

Esfahani's Poulenc the highlight of an all-French programme in Auckland

By , 30 March 2017
***11
Read more
Lugano

Lakeside in Lugano: Julia Fischer and Daniel Müller-Schott

By , 29 March 2017
***11
Read more
London

Potency and mischief: Enterprising duos from imaginative Kopatchinskaja and Leschenko

By , 27 March 2017
****1
Read more
London

Mediterranean heat: a scorching Daphnis et Chloé from Altinoglu and the LSO

By , 23 March 2017
****1
Read more
Perth

Thoughtful, inspiring and noble: British music from the BBCSSO and Richard Farnes

By , 10 March 2017
****1
Read more
London

“Wish you were here!” Picture-postcard Spain from Heras-Casado and Perianes

By , 02 March 2017
****1
Read more
Boston

The French Connection: Ravel, Benjamin and Berlioz with the Boston Symphony

By , 11 February 2017
****1
Read more
Berlin

Beyond mere technical wizardry: thrilling reinterpretation of Petrushka at the Komische Oper

By , 28 January 2017
*****
Read more
Gateshead

Variety and dance from the St Petersburg Philharmonic at Sage Gateshead

By , 21 January 2017
****1
Read more
Philadelphia

A brilliant start to the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Paris Festival

By , 13 January 2017
*****
Read more
London

Listen with Aurora: an exploration of childhood at Kings Place

By , 16 December 2016
****1
Read more
London

A hand of aces from Lisa Batiashvili, Daniele Gatti and the Royal Concertgebouw in London

By , 16 December 2016
****1
Read more
London

Musical Technicolor from the LSO and Fabien Gabel

By , 14 December 2016
***11
Read more
London

Sensitive artistry from Gerald Finley in recital with Antonio Pappano at the Barbican

By , 10 December 2016
****1
Read more
London

Shrill frenzy: fierce Walton from Nicholas Collon and the Philharmonia

By , 01 December 2016
***11
Read more
Edinburgh

Pure delight: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet in recital in Edinburgh

By , 21 November 2016
*****
Read more
London

Joyful and pert Schumann from Renaud Capuçon

By , 10 November 2016
****1
Read more
Cardiff

Majesty and beauty in Daphnis et Chloé from Tadaaki Otaka and BBC NOW

By , 10 November 2016
****1
Read more
Sydney

Guitar hero: the ACO excels in Sydney

By , 06 November 2016
*****
Read more
Leamington Spa

Winning French programme from Quatuor Van Kuijk at Leamington Music

By , 04 November 2016
****1
Read more
London

Watch with Mother (Goose): Child’s play with Les Siècles

By , 02 November 2016
****1
Read more
London

Wigmore Hall englouti: exquisite aquatic recital from Philippe Cassard

By , 29 October 2016
*****
Read more
Bristol

Labèque sisters captivate with Schubert and Glass

By , 28 October 2016
****1
Read more