A Bach-free good Friday from the Wigmore for Boden

Tenor Samuel Boden replaces a cancelled Johann Sebastian Bach St Matthew Passion in Rotterdam by joining viol consort Fretwork in a Bach-free event on Good Friday with Johan Sebastiani (1622-1683) St Matthew Passion from Wigmore Hall. Available online at from 15:00 BST on April 2 for 90 days.

“Hugo Wolf doesn’t get better than this” Guardian

Dietrich Henschel - baritone - c. Thibault Stipal-Naïve - 001 - high res5 stars from The Guardian for Dietrich Henschel’s recital of Wolf lieder with Angelika Kirchschlager and Julius Drake at The Wigmore Hall on Sunday.

” Hugo Wolf doesn’t get better than this … Henschel’s ability to absorb himself totally in what he sings, meanwhile, and to give the impression of living the music rather than performing it, resulted in matchless accounts of Grenzen der Menschheit and Prometheus … One of the great recitals, and absolutely outstanding”.

Read the full review at http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2013/jan/08/kirchschlager-henschel-drake-review?INTCMP=SRCH