Articles by Mark Valencia

Mark Valencia

Hrůša conducts a flawed Don Giovanni in Bamberg

By , 04 December 2017
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The root of all music: Time Unwrapped at Kings Place

By , 29 November 2017
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Inspirational performances from Joshua Bell and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields

By , 16 November 2017
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Kindred spirits: Holst and Vaughan Williams paired by John Wilson and the Philharmonia Orchestra

By , 10 November 2017
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Prom 34: A sharp, crisp Oklahoma! at the Proms

By , 12 August 2017
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Prom 31: An intoxicating La Damnation de Faust from Gardiner and the ORR

By , 09 August 2017
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A dazzling display of formidable technique: Grigory Sokolov at the Verbier Festival

By , 26 July 2017
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Brahms at altitude: Pavel Haas Quartet and Barry Douglas at the Verbier Festival

By , 25 July 2017
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Sunny Strauss on Verbier's slopes from Renaud Capuçon and Denis Kozhukhin

By , 23 July 2017
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A Salome lacking drama at the Verbier Festival

By , 22 July 2017
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Opera North sails in to the Aldeburgh Festival with a buoyant revival of Billy Budd

By , 25 June 2017
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A staged Messiah that sheds little light on Handel's oratorio

By , 02 June 2017
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La Passion de Simone: more a love letter than a portrait

By , 01 June 2017
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Psychologically splintered: Stuart Skelton leads a stellar Peter Grimes in Bergen

By , 31 May 2017
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Handel on tour: The English Concert's star-studded Ariodante reaches London's Barbican

By , 18 May 2017
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A string orchestra showcase from Daniel Hope and the Basel Chamber Orchestra

By , 19 April 2017
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Haunting Berg from Jansen and Noseda; big-boned Mahler from the LSO

By , 08 April 2017
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By the rivers of Babylon: Daniel Harding conducts Widmann at the Philharmonie

By , 26 January 2017
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Power (and Padmore) to the ECO in Britten, Tippett and Woolrich

By , 22 January 2017
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The importance of being Alice: a tale of diminishing returns

By , 29 November 2016
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