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Articles by Matthew Rye

Matthew Rye
Matthew Rye
Sir Andrew Davis © Lucas Dawson

Songs without words: Tippett, Szymanowski and Debussy from Davis and the BBCSO

By , 18 April 2019
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Herbert Blomstedt © Martin UK Lengemann

Day trips: Beethoven and Berlioz from Herbert Blomstedt and the Philharmonia Orchestra

By , 12 April 2019
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Bernard Haitink conducts the BRSO © Peter Meisel

Flying Dutchman: Haitink conducts soaring Beethoven in Munich

By , 23 February 2019
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Anita Rachvelishvili © Dario Acosta

In the limelight: the ROH Orchestra gets to shine on stage

By , 09 February 2019
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Peter Eötvös © Klaus Rudolph

Intangible cosmos: Eötvös and three 20th-century classics from the Philharmonia

By , 08 February 2019
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Radu Lupu © Priska Ketterer

Limpid clarity: Beethoven and Rachmaninov from Lupu, Järvi and the Philharmonia

By , 04 February 2019
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Valer Barna-Sabadus (Xerxes) and Torben Jürgens (Ariodates) © Hans Jörg Michel

All the world's a stage: Xerxes as a comedy of backstage rivalry

By , 18 January 2019
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Lina Dambrauskaite (Semele) © Robert Workman

By Jove! A terrific Semele at the Royal Academy of Music

By , 15 November 2018
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Borodin Quartet © Simon Van Boxtel

Life out of Death: a celebration of Czech musical defiance from the LPO

By , 08 November 2018
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Zurab Zurabishvili (Pierre Bezukhov) © Ludwig Olah

History today: War and Peace at Staatstheater Nürnberg

By , 01 October 2018
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Pekka Kuusisto and the BBC SO © BBC | Chris Christodoulou

Prom 47: a searing new violin ‘concerto’ from Philip Venables... and Bartók

By , 19 August 2018
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Renaud Capuçon and the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande © BBC | Chris Christodoulou

Prom 45: A Franco-Russian Proms debut from the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

By , 17 August 2018
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Daniel Barenboim © BBC | Chris Christodoulou

Prom 43: Between two worlds with Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

By , 15 August 2018
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Jennifer France (Zerbinetta) © Robert Workman

Ariadne aus Glasgow: Strauss’ opera gets a few twists at Opera Holland Park

By , 18 July 2018
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Mariusz Kwiecień (Don Giovanni) and Hrachuhí Bassénz (Donna Elvira) © ROH | Bill Cooper

Hell is oneself: Don Giovanni returns to the Royal Opera in heavenly form

By , 01 July 2018
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Claire Rutter (Amelia) and Vincenzo Costanzo (Riccardo) © Robert Workman

Country-house Ball: Verdi at Grange Park Opera

By , 11 June 2018
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Bo Skovhus (Šiškov) and Chorus © Wilfried Hösl

House arrested: Janáček's last opera in Munich

By , 28 May 2018
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Björn Bürger (Billy Budd) © Barbara Aumüller

Indomitable: Billy Budd in Frankfurt

By , 26 May 2018
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Nicolas Hodges © Eric Richmond

Battles won and drawn: Beethoven and Barry from the Britten Sinfonia

By , 23 May 2018
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Faustine De Monès (Sœur Constance) and Suzanne Jérosme (Blanche) © Ludwig Koerfer

A fear of fear: Poulenc's Carmélites in Aachen

By , 16 April 2018
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