Articles by Mark Valencia

Mark Valencia

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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A Berlioz Requiem of scale and sensitivity

By , 14 November 2016
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Prom 64: Rattle and the BPO find beauty in Boulez and magic in Mahler

By , 03 September 2016
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A rapturous Tristan und Isolde in Paris

By , 17 May 2016
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Magical revelations: Andrew Davis and BBC Symphony forces cast a spell in Berlioz

By , 25 January 2016
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