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Instrument: Percussion

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New York CityEnsemble Connect

Ensemble Connect
Mozart, Kahane, Schubert
Ensemble Connect; Bixby Kennedy; Brian Olson; Oliver Barrett

LiverpoolFantastic Dances

Fantastic Dances
Turina, Bartók, Ravel, Strauss R.
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Lorenzo Viotti; Khatia Buniatishvili; Gvantsa Buniatishvili; Graham Johns; Neil Hitt

DublinMonumental: Credo + Goliath

Gribbin, MacMillan
RTÉ Concert Orchestra; Ryan McAdams; Toby Kearney; RTÉ Philharmonic Choir; James MacMillan

LondonAlternate Time Flows – Dame Evelyn Glennie & O/Modernt Quartet

© Jim Callaghan
Másson, Purcell, Janáček, Beethoven, Golijov, Tenney, Schnelzer
Dame Evelyn Glennie; O/Modernt Quartet

Bern4. Matineekonzert: A Fiddler's Tale

Marsalis: A Fiddler's Tale: suite
Fióna-Aileen Kraege; Matteo Burci; Gábor Horváth; Norihito Nishinomura

New York CitySo Percussion with Jack Quartet

So Percussion with Jack Quartet
Glass, Dennehy, Trueman
Sō Percussion; Eric Cha-Beach; Josh Quillen; Adam Sliwinski

HamburgXavier de Maistre & Lucero Tena

Xavier de Maistre & Lucero Tena
Albéniz, Guridi, Lecuona, Soler, Granados, Tárrega, de Falla
Xavier de Maistre; Lucero Tena
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Gabel and Houston Symphony captain Corigliano and Ravel

Fabien Gabel © Gaetan Bernard
Houston Symphony’s program starring John Corigliano’s Conjurer: Concerto for Percussionist and String Orchestra and Maurice Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé crept through mists.
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Decisive, committed and compelling Reich

The Colin Currie Group © Chris Gloag
The Colin Currie Group offer an involving and scintillating experience of one of America’s great composers as part of the Time Unwrapped series at Kings Place. 
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Fanfares and percussion from the NYOS

Colin Currie © Linda Nylind
Fanfares and percussion: the NYOS play an all American programme of Gershwin, Copland and welcome back NYOS alumnus Colin Currie to play Andrew Norman’s Switch.
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Koleva and the Rhythmonauts: Drumming at Oranjewoud

Tatiana Koleva and the Youth Percussion Pool © Hans Jellema
Utilizing bucolic surroundings, Tatiana Koleva and the Youth Percussion Pool produce an immersive concert of rhythmic experiments. 
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The Agony and the Ecstasy: Bruckner, Bernard Haitink and the LSO

Bernard Haitink © Todd Rosenberg
Bernard Haitink and LSO forces explore contrasting aspects of two late works by Bruckner.
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Raw and thrilling Mahler 6

Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts an emotionally exhausting evening of Mahler and Bartók
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Happy 80th Birthday, Steve Reich!

Steve Reich © Wonge Bergmann
Steve Reich turned 80 last month, and New Yorkers finally pencilled him, between the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade and the daunting presidential election, for big birthday bash at Carnegie Hall.
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