Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 25 May 2018View it hereDismiss
No URL sent so chase
Bachtrack logo
Home
What's on
Reviews
Articles
Video
Site

Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance reviews | Symphony no. 3 in E flat major "Eroica", Op.55

Kensho Watanabe © David Debalko
Philadelphia

Heroic substitute: Kensho Watanabe leads thrilling “Eroica” with Philadelphia Orchestra

By , 26 April 2019
****1
Read more
Herbert Blomstedt © Martin UK Lengemann
London

The elixir of love: Blomstedt conducts the Philharmonia in Mozart and Beethoven

By , 14 April 2019
*****
Read more
Leonidas Kavakos © Jan Olav Wedin
Zürich

In Zurich, Leonidas Kavakos wears two hats

By , 09 April 2019
***11
Read more
Ádam Fischer conducts the Vienna Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall © Chris Lee
New York City

A clean, lean “Eroica” from Fischer and the Vienna Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall

By , 02 March 2019
****1
Read more
Martha Argerich performs with the Oxford Philharmonic © Richard Cave
London

Stars shine on Oxford Philharmonic's 20th anniversary concert

By , 12 January 2019
*****
Read more
Daniel Barenboim conducts the Staatskapelle Berlin © Peter Adamik
Sydney

Flawed heroics bring Barenboim's Sydney stint to a finish

By , 27 November 2018
****1
Read more
Alain Altinoglu © Marco Borggreve
Brussels

A manifesto against war: Dubugnon première impresses in Brussels, but Beethoven disappoints

By , 25 November 2018
***11
Read more
Freddy Kempf © IMG Artists
Manchester

Staples of the Romantic repertoire from Freddy Kempf and the NCO at Stoller Hall

By , 28 September 2018
****1
Read more
Trevor Pinnock © Simon Jay Price
London

Japan and UK students on a joint journey of discovery

By , 21 June 2018
****1
Read more
Franz Welser-Möst conducts The Cleveland Orchestra © Roger Mastroianni, courtesy of The Cleveland Orchestra
Cleveland

Cleveland Orchestra’s “Prometheus Project” ignites at Severance Hall

By , 10 May 2018
****1
Read more
Thomas Hengelbrock © Michael Zapf
Hamburg

Hengelbrock bids farewell to the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester

By , 04 May 2018
****1
Read more
Robert McDuffie © Giovanni Canitano
Atlanta

A fine performance of Bernstein's Serenade in Atlanta

By , 05 April 2018
***11
Read more
Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
New York City

A world première and a subscription debut with New York Philharmonic at Geffen Hall

By , 04 April 2018
****1
Read more
Sir Roger Norrington © Alberto Venzago
London

Norrington and the SWR Symphony Orchestra in heroic vein

By , 16 March 2018
****1
Read more
Cristian Măcelaru © Sorin Popa
Manchester

Nostalgia, despair and triumph with Cristian Măcelaru

By , 25 January 2018
****1
Read more
Alain Altinoglu © Marco Borggreve
London

Alain Altinoglu and the LPO cast a Napoleonic shadow in Beethoven and Tchaikovsky

By , 08 November 2017
***11
Read more
Eldbjørg Hemsing © Alikhan Photography | Nikolaj Lund
Dublin

A compelling Eroica and ruminative Dvořák in Dublin

By , 03 November 2017
***11
Read more
Julian Rachlin © Janine Guldener
Barcelona

Julian Rachlin thrills in Tchaikovsky's concerto in Barcelona

By , 30 September 2017
****1
Read more
Nicholas Collon conducts the Aurora Orchestra © BBC | Sarah Jeynes
London

Prom 10: Live Beethoven in every sense from Collon and the Aurora Orchestra

By , 22 July 2017
****1
Read more
Thomas Adès © Brian Voce
London

Thomas Adès' Eroica

By , 06 June 2017
****1
Read more
Alina Pogostkina © Benek Ozmuz
Istanbul

In Istanbul, Beethoven's Violin Concerto comes with cannon and muezzin obbligato

By , 01 June 2017
***11
Read more
Teodor Currentzis © Anton Zavyalov
Berlin

Rebels without a cause: Teodor Currentzis in Berlin

By , 13 March 2017
***11
Read more
Ray Chen, Christoph Eschenbach and the Bamberg Symphony © Reed Hutchinson
Los Angeles

Bamberg Symphony plays a rain-drenched LA

By , 17 February 2017
****1
Read more
Andris Nelsons © Marco Borggreve
Boston

Muted Mozart, muted Beethoven: Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony

By , 16 February 2017
***11
Read more
Julian Rachlin © K Miura
Gateshead

Julian Rachlin's Beethoven: Two portraits of a hero

By , 10 February 2017
****1
Read more
Ben Gernon © Hannah Taylor
Manchester

BBC Philharmonic and Ben Gernon: Relishing in Revolution

By , 04 February 2017
***11
Read more
Alondra de la Parra © Cicero Rodrigues
Zürich

A triple bill in Zurich: a case for the brilliance of youth

By , 01 February 2017
***11
Read more
Andrés Orozco-Estrada © Martin Sigmund
London

Burnished Beethoven: Andrés Orozco-Estrada leads a pristine Eroica

By , 02 December 2016
***11
Read more
Esa-Pekka Salonen © Benjamin Suomela
Northridge

Sibelius with a golden wand: Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Philharmonia in Northridge, California

By , 05 October 2016
***11
Read more
Hong Kong Sinfonietta © HK Sinfonietta Ltd
Hong Kong

Hong Kong Sinfonietta in a mixed bag of Messiaen, Mozart and Beethoven

By , 20 August 2016
***11
Read more
Franz Welser-Möst © Roger Mastroianni
Cleveland

Surrealism, austerity and heroism: Welser-Möst and The Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom

By , 09 July 2016
****1
Read more
Pinchas Zukerman © Cheryl Mazak
London

Broad and glossy: Zukerman and the Royal Philharmonic at Cadogan Hall

By , 28 June 2016
***11
Read more
Laurence Equilbey © Charles d'Hérouville | Philharmonie de Paris
Paris

Dancing bear, tame beasts: Insula Orchestra tackles Beethoven

By , 08 March 2016
***11
Read more
Jan Latham-Koenig © Paul Persky
London

Demidenko's Chopin a highlight of Flanders Symphony programme at Cadogan Hall

By , 16 February 2016
***11
Read more
Igor Levit © Felix Broede
Zürich

Apostolic Beethoven: Haitink and Levit with the Tonhalle Orchestra

By , 07 January 2016
*****
Read more
Yevgeny Sudbin © Clive Barda
Birmingham

Awash with sentiment: Scriabin's Piano Concerto in Birmingham

By , 03 December 2015
***11
Read more
Zubin Mehta © Wilfried Hösl
Chicago

Israel Philharmonic in Chicago: Can music transcend politics?

By , 15 November 2015
***11
Read more
Anne-Sophie Mutter © Harald Hoffmann | DG
Sydney

Heroic concerto, Eroica Symphony: Anne-Sophie Mutter back in Sydney

By , 25 September 2015
****1
Read more
Ben Gernon © Hannah Taylor
Haddington

Scottish Chamber Orchestra opens the sixth Lammermuir Festival

By , 11 September 2015
****1
Read more
Yuja Wang © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

MTT and the San Francisco Symphony's Eroica fails to triumph

By , 31 August 2015
***11
Read more
Valletta

Enthusiasm and vitality brings the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra season to a climax

By , 29 May 2015
****1
Read more
Jennifer Koh with Ludovic Morlot and the CSO © Todd Rosenberg
Chicago

Something old, something new, all exceptional from the Chicago Symphony and Ludovic Morlot

By , 28 May 2015
****1
Read more
Melbourne

Frank Peter Zimmermann a revelation in Sibelius' Violin Concerto in Melbourne

By , 27 November 2014
****1
Read more
London

‘The French Beethoven’ unmasked by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

By , 22 October 2014
***11
Read more
Edinburgh

Edinburgh International Festival: London Philharmonic Orchestra

By , 18 August 2014
****1
Read more
London

Fine playing by the Hallé in their Prom visit under Sir Mark Elder

By , 09 August 2014
***11
Read more
Vienna

Simone Young and the Wiener Symphoniker at odds in Beethoven

By , 24 May 2014
***11
Read more
New York City

Haitink and Kavakos bring insight to Berg with the New York Philharmonic

By , 08 May 2014
***11
Read more
London

Bach, Beethoven and Hartmann with Kavakos, Jurowski and the LPO

By , 22 January 2014
***11
Read more
Birmingham

Joshua Bell plays Bach, Brahms and Beethoven with ASMF in Birmingham

By , 18 January 2014
****1
Read more