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Canberra

Tafelmusik's House of Dreams: multimedia distracts rather than enhances

By , 26 February 2015
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London

Crushed: Exquisite Madam Butterfly suffers in the Royal Albert Hall

By , 26 February 2015
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London

Peter Sellars' reconstruction of Purcell's The Indian Queen at ENO

By , 26 February 2015
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Vienna

Exciting singing rescues problematic Don Carlo at the Staatsoper

By , 25 February 2015
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Dublin

Profound and poetic: Lewis performs Beethoven's last sonatas in Dublin

By , 25 February 2015
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Poole

Bournemouth Symphony performs UK première of Penderecki’s Fourth Symphony

By , 25 February 2015
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Zürich

Daniel Hope shakes up the Baroque in Zurich

By , 24 February 2015
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London

Draft Works 2015: Royal Ballet's young choreographers

By , 24 February 2015
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Amsterdam

In Amsterdam, a Tamerlano of understated elegance

By , 24 February 2015
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Madrid

Opera under the sand: captivating world première of Sotelo's El Público

By , 24 February 2015
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London

A curious comeback: Ivo Pogorelich at Royal Festival Hall

By , 24 February 2015
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San Francisco

Classically modern: San Francisco Ballet's Program 3

By , 24 February 2015
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London

Singing from the same Songbook: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group at Wigmore Hall

By , 24 February 2015
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London

Strongly cast revival of McVicar’s Enlightenment production of Die Zauberflöte at Covent Garden

By , 23 February 2015
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Manchester

Accomplished Rachmaninov from the St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra in Manchester

By , 23 February 2015
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Amsterdam

Orchestral music sings in Nederlandse Reisopera's Les pêcheurs de perles

By , 23 February 2015
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Naples

Tristan and Isolde: an extreme love to die for in Naples

By , 22 February 2015
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London

Mixed results in Philharmonia Orchestra's evening of Gruber and Mahler

By , 22 February 2015
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Birmingham

Energetic evening of Mahler, Lutosławski and Prokoviev from the CBSO Youth Orchestra

By , 22 February 2015
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Brighton

Imaginative and intelligent programming from the Britten Oboe Quartet in Brighton

By , 22 February 2015
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Milan

A Verdian feast from Peter Stein and Zubin Mehta in La Scala's full fat Aida

By , 21 February 2015
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Cardiff

An evening of starvation and gluttony with Welsh National Opera's Hansel and Gretel

By , 21 February 2015
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New York City

Variations on an overtone series: Theatre of Voices stupefies with Stockhausen’s Stimmung

By , 21 February 2015
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Edinburgh

Scottish Ensemble's "Sax Serenade" with Amy Dickson offers more than it first appears

By , 21 February 2015
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Zürich

“New Creations” – Junior Ballett Zurich in five-fold delights

By , 21 February 2015
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Seattle

A ravishingly entertaining Semele alights in Seattle

By , 21 February 2015
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New York City

Kate Weare at BAM: A 10-Year Retrospective

By , 20 February 2015
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Portsmouth

An heroic complication of film themes from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 20 February 2015
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London

Teacher and pupil share the stage: Maria Joao Pires and Pavel Kolesnikov at Wigmore Hall

By , 20 February 2015
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Munich

Munich's Rheingold: beautiful, but leaves many questions

By , 20 February 2015
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San Francisco

Dead Man Walking returns to the Bay Area

By , 20 February 2015
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Houston

Dragging tempos pull back a glowing Houston Symphony program

By , 20 February 2015
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Birmingham

Birmingham Royal Ballet Moves Stateside

By , 20 February 2015
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Montreal

A spirited evening with Emanuel Ax in Montréal

By , 20 February 2015
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London

Biondi's Baroque adventure: L'Oracolo in Messenia with Europa Galante

By , 20 February 2015
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London

A Russian heritage: Gergiev’s cataclysmic Rachmaninov with the LSO

By , 19 February 2015
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Montreal

Dénes Várjon seeks balance between technique and musicality in Montréal

By , 19 February 2015
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Melbourne

Exciting, innovative 3D Dutchman from Victorian Opera

By , 19 February 2015
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Cleveland

Franz Welser-Möst and Cleveland Orchestra host Yefim Bronfman for a weekend of Brahms

By , 19 February 2015
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London

Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Philharmonia illuminate Ravel and Stravinsky

By , 19 February 2015
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Vancouver

Miami City Ballet aptly tells Balanchine's stories

By , 19 February 2015
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Ann Arbor

The Rotterdam Philharmonic brings Ravel and Tchaikovsky to Ann Arbor

By , 19 February 2015
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Dublin

Brilliance and passion: Ray Chen takes Dublin by storm

By , 19 February 2015
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New York City

Carmen de Lavallade's Solo Show at BAC: The Pre-Beyoncé Beyoncé

By , 19 February 2015
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Vienna

A different trip to the Barber: Paisiello conquers Vienna again at Theater an der Wien

By , 18 February 2015
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London

Always a bridesmaid: Charles Court Opera's Ruddigore

By , 18 February 2015
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Leeds

Comedy and tragedy: Opera North's Gianni Schicchi and La Vida Breve serve up a fine double bill

By , 18 February 2015
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London

Bringing fire to Nielsen's Inextinguishable: BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sakari Oramo

By , 18 February 2015
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Zürich

Ambiguity with a capital “A”: Julietta on a rotating stage in Zurich

By , 17 February 2015
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Amsterdam

Berliner Philharmoniker’s staggering Mahler Second at the Concertgebouw

By , 17 February 2015
****1
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