The best classical concerts and opera: our reviews


Plus further performances or on-demand streams

The Jerusalem Quartet
The Jerusalem Quartet
The Times

Here are some of the best concerts and opera performances our critics have seen in the past few weeks. We’ll also point out when you can catch up with further performances or on-demand streams of these events. Feel free to join in the conversation in the comment section at the end with your own recommendations.

The Jerusalem Quartet are rare visitors to the UK these days, possibly because their UK performances have been repeatedly disrupted by protesters — in 2008, 2010 and 2015. The Israeli group are deemed a target because of their nationality and, especially, their name. The crowd at this performance were unlikely to burst into Palestinian slogans during the quiet bits — it was the first in a new series of concerts