Madeleine, Harlequin Theatre, Redhill

Kelly Glyptis, in the title role, and Thomas Kelly as her lover Emile, in ‘Madeleine’ Surrey Opera is a semi-professional company, founded in 1969. Like many similar companies around the country, they offer a platform for young and aspiring singers. Unlike...

Recording Retrospective: Galynin & Sutermeister

Galynin: Complete Works for Strings Scherzo*.**. Aria*,**. Suite**. String Quartet No 1*,***,****. String Quartet No 2*,***,***** *Anastasia Latysheva (vn). **Academy of Russian Music / Ivan Nikiforchin. ***Arina Minaeva (violin), Anna Scherbakova (cello)....
Award for Young Talent (Voice) to Louise Alder

Award for Young Talent (Voice) to Louise Alder

The Critics’ Circle have issued awards annually for many years now, whether as a whole – with the Rosebowl for Services to the Arts – or from the individual sections, such as Film, Theatre and Dance. The Music Section have focused specifically in their awards on young...
Robert Layton

Robert Layton

Robert — ‘Bob’ — Layton, the celebrated musicologist, author and, for 31 years, a BBC Radio Producer, died on 9th November at the age of 90.  He was a member of the Critics’ Circle from 1966. He contributed regularly to a wide variety of publications but as a critic...