Rumours that the fan had suffered fatal injuries in the fall were dismissed by Amsterdam Police after they confirmed the man remains in hospital with serious head injuries
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Friday 26 February 2010
Following last year's fine recordings of Ligeti and Swaelinck, it was perhaps hoping too much for three successes in a row from Daniel Reuss and the Cappella Amsterdam.
Friday 26 February 2010
If this week's releases were to be plotted on a graph, Coconut would come somewhere between the electro-industrial grooves of Black Light and the berserker impulse of Amsterdam Showdown, King Street Throwdown!.
Friday 08 January 2010
On this dazzling live programme, the RCO under George Benjamin alternates works by Messiaen with new pieces tangentially related. Geert van Keulen's new orchestral arrangement of Paul Dukas' 1920 piano piece "La plainte, au loin, du faune..." adds extra intrigue to Debussy's "Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune". The highlight is a stunning rendition of Messiaen's "Chronochromie", its darting dabs of sound and animated percussion packed with startling dissonances and dynamic shifts.
La Bohème, Cock Tavern Theatre, Kilburn, London<br/>Jansons / Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Barbican, London
Sunday 20 December 2009
Sunday 13 December 2009
The clean, easy blend of Capella Amsterdam fits Sweelinck’s smooth, understated polyphony.
Tuesday 24 November 2009
Sunday 22 November 2009
Sunday 15 November 2009
When the journalist Lynn Barber was a 16-year-old in 1960, for some inexplicable reason she got into the car of a smooth-talking older man she'd never met before.
Friday 06 November 2009
The outstanding Cappella Amsterdam choir turn their attention to their 16th-century homeboy Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, whose intricate vocal settings of both Catholic and Protestant psalms and motets are considered the crowning achievements of Franco-Flemish polyphony.
Thursday 17 September 2009
Six men plotted to flood the island of Jersey with £1m worth of cannabis, a court heard today.
Thursday 13 August 2009
How did the England team perform on an individual level? Take a look at our rating for each player following last night's 2-2 draw in Amsterdam.
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