Huw Watkins

4 results

English pianist Julius Drake: expressive vehemence

Francis Humphrys, director of the West Cork Chamber Music Festival, has chalked another piece of music off his bucket list. Sunday night saw the festi(...)

Owen Gilhooly (Papageno) and Chloe Morgan (Papagena) in The Magic Flute

Since its inception in 2010, the Lismore Music Festival has performed in the stable yard of Lismore Castle. A three-sided marquee has covered the audi(...)

This collection doesn’t directly reflect the conflict that was ravaging Europe in 1917, though Debussy did call his sensual Violin Sonata “an e(...)

Mendelssohn wrote these two concertos at the ages of 13 and 14, at a time when he was developing at astonishing speed. (He would write two of his b(...)