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Articles by Mark Valencia

Mark Valencia
Mark Valencia
Alix Le Saux (Cendrillon) © Richard Hubert Smith

Overwrought and over-thought: Fiona Shaw directs Cendrillon for the Glyndebourne Tour

By , 14 October 2018
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Allan Clayton, Elizabeth Watts, Simon Rattle, Alice Coote and the LSO © Doug Peters | PA Wire

The Bohemians and Britten: Simon Rattle and the LSO launch their season

By , 19 September 2018
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Magdalena Kožená in L'Enfant et les sortilèges © BBC | Chris Christodoulou

Prom 48: Rattle and the LSO play Ravel

By , 19 August 2018
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Martha Argerich and Renaud Capuçon © Caroline Doutre

Argerich, Capuçon and friends close the Aix Easter Festival in grand style

By , 11 April 2018
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The Hagen Quartet © Caroline Doutre

Mesmerising: The Hagen Quartet at the Festival de Pâques

By , 10 April 2018
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Paavo Järvi conducts the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen © Caroline Doutre

Paavo Järvi and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen light up the Aix Easter Festival

By , 09 April 2018
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Catherine Trottmann © Caroline Doutre

Catherine Trottmann, mezzo-soprano and actress, is beguiling in French mélodies

By , 06 April 2018
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Polly Leech as Irene with the RCM Oratorio Society (2016) © Chris Christodoulou (2016)

Handel's Theodora: Christian Curnyn conducts the Britten-Pears Young Artists at Snape

By , 01 April 2018
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John Chest © Andrey Stoycher

A Winter Journey with John Chest and Marcelo Amaral at Wigmore Hall

By , 14 March 2018
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George Longworth (Puck) and Timothy Morgan (Oberon) © Chris Christodoulou

Benjamin Britten's recurring Dream, this time at the Royal College of Music

By , 06 March 2018
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Chloe Latchmore (Mère Marie), Bertie Watson, Georgia Mae Bishop (Madame de Croissy) © Clive Barda

Disappointing Dialogues des Carmélites at Guildhall School

By , 27 February 2018
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Matthias Goerne and Michelle DeYoung © Simon Jay Price

A topsy-turvy Rheingold in concert from Jurowski and the LPO

By , 28 January 2018
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François-Xavier Roth © François Sechet

The Young Debussy: Roth and the LSO open their miniature festival in style

By , 22 January 2018
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Stéphanie d'Oustrac © Bertrand Pichene

Gallic pleasures at Wigmore Hall: The Nash Ensemble's French Connection

By , 14 January 2018
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Christian Gerhaher © Jim Rakete | Sony Classical

Hrůša conducts a flawed Don Giovanni in Bamberg

By , 04 December 2017
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Hugo Ticciati, artist in residence for Time Unwrapped © Marco Borggreve

The root of all music: Time Unwrapped at Kings Place

By , 29 November 2017
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Joshua Bell © Bill Phelps

Inspirational performances from Joshua Bell and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields

By , 16 November 2017
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John Wilson © Sim Canetty-Clarke

Kindred spirits: Holst and Vaughan Williams paired by John Wilson and the Philharmonia Orchestra

By , 10 November 2017
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Nathaniel Hackmann (Curly) and Scarlett Strallen (Laurey) © BBC | Mark Allan

Prom 34: A sharp, crisp Oklahoma! at the Proms

By , 12 August 2017
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Michael Spyres and Laurent Naouri © BBC | Chris Christodoulou

Prom 31: An intoxicating La Damnation de Faust from Gardiner and the ORR

By , 09 August 2017
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