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Articles by Mark Valencia

Mark Valencia
Mark Valencia
Elīna Garanča © Holger Hage | DG

Crushed velvet: Elīna Garanča holds Wigmore Hall spellbound

By , 18 February 2019
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Gwyn Hughes Jones (Riccardo) and Mary Elizabeth Williams (Amelia) © Bill Cooper

Ballo II, the American cut: an indigestible staging by David Pountney for WNO

By , 11 February 2019
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Ruxandra Donose and Stuart Skelton © Simon Jay Price

A finely gauged Walküre from Jurowski and the LPO

By , 28 January 2019
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Gerold Huber © Clive Barda | ArenaPAL

A Winterreise where the pianist leads the psychological journey: Gerhaher and Huber at Wigmore Hall

By , 17 January 2019
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Nicky Spence © David Bebber

Nicky Spence and Roger Vignoles: a rapturous seasonal concert at Wigmore Hall

By , 29 December 2018
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Étienne Dupuis, Karen Cargill and Edward Gardner © BBC | Mark Allan

Sublime care and craft: Edward Gardner conducts Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ

By , 18 December 2018
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Pavel Haas Quartet © Marco Borggreve

Compelling Smetana and Janáček from the Pavel Haas Quartet at Wigmore Hall

By , 11 December 2018
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Sir Thomas Allen with the Inquisition © Mark Allan

Missing too many bullseyes: Bernstein's Candide semi-staged by the LSO

By , 09 December 2018
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Ian Bostridge © Sim Canetty-Clarke

Requiem: Remembrance connections explored by Ian Bostridge and Antonio Pappano

By , 06 December 2018
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Natalya Romaniw (Mimì) © Robert Workman

A house debut to savour: Natalya Romaniw soars in revival of ENO's Bohème

By , 27 November 2018
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Felix Mildenberger © Doug Peters | PA Wire

A new lead: the 2018 Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition report

By , 27 November 2018
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Roderick Williams and David Butt Philip © Richard Hubert Smith

Inspiration eludes Kramer in Britten's War Requiem at English National Opera

By , 18 November 2018
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Sarah Tynan (Lucia) © John Snelling

English National Opera revives Lucia di Lammermoor in chilling style

By , 26 October 2018
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Doric String Quartet at Snape Maltings © Matt Jolly | Snape Maltings

Scintillating Britten from the Doric String Quartet at Snape Maltings

By , 22 October 2018
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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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