The 10 Best Classical Music Live Events of 2014

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Delusion of the Fury

Among many classical music live events held in 2014, the ‘Delusion of the Fury’ held in King’s theatre, Edinburgh was considered to be one of the best. The unclassifiable music was the talking point of the event. Only a little part of the lyrics was audible. One could grasp only the outline of the two narratives, African and oriental. The brilliant performance was combined with the magical and ravishing staging.

Khovanskygate: A National Enquiry

Another great live music event of 2014 was ‘Khovanskygate: A National Enquiry’. The event was performed by the Birmingham Opera Company. The Birmingham Opera made a relevant work about the individual, the state, media corruption and contemporary politics. The event was staged in a big top in a park. The cast of professional singers pulled out an excellent performance. The audience over there experienced something that they would never forget.

Piotr Anderszewski

The Piotr Anderszewski held in Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton was yet another excellent live event of 2014. It was a great new work by the Polish pianists. The performance showed how spontaneity could be perfectly balanced with rigor and exuberance.

Moses and Aron

‘Moses and Aron’ was also among the best live musical event of 2014. It was held in Millennium Centre in Cardiff. The Welsh National opera performed on Schoenberg’s unfinished biblical masterpiece. This work was brought to the national stage nearly after fifty years when it was last seen in the United Kingdom.


The ‘Rodelinda’ held in Coliseum, London was directed by Richard Jones. It was held in Coliseum, London. In the Handel show of 2014, the director and the conductor Christain Curnyn made a contemporary commentary of Handel’s story which was filled with love, revenge, jealousy and power. It was supported by an outstanding cast.

Total Immersion

The ‘Total Immersion: Villa-Lobos’ also makes its way into the top ten classical live music events of 2014. Held in Barbican in London, the chief conductor Sakari Orami conducted the concert in March. The concert was devoted to the discursive genius of Heitor Villa-Lobos. Vivid collision of style and wild profusion of element of music was seen in the performance.

Benvenuto Cellini

Among the other events that gets included in the list of top ten classical live musical event of 2014, the Benvenuto Cellini certainly gets its name. The event was held in Coliseum, London. English National opera staged a great classical event in 2014. The event saw the meeting b of two of the widest and creative eccentrics, Terry, Giliam and Benvenuto Cellini.

Pelléas et Mélisande

The Pelléas et Mélisande held at Royal Festival Hall, London is also amongst the best live classical music events of 2014. It was conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen and was played ravishingly by the Philharmonia

The Strauss’s Voice retrospective

The Strauss’s Voice retrospective was a revival of established masterpiece. The event was staged in Manchester and turned out to be an impeccable performance.


The ‘Meld’ held at Royal Albert Hall in London is also among the best event of 2014. It was performed by Nivhlas Collon and Aurora Orchestra.