Articles by Richard Ely

Fantastic decadence in Liverpool

By , 07 April 2017
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Nagasaki comes to Bedfordshire: WNO's Madama Butterfly in Milton Keynes

By , 25 March 2017
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In the blood: Elder conducts the Hallé in The Dream Of Gerontius in Manchester

By , 14 March 2017
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Transfigured Night: Rafael Payare debuts with the BBC Philharmonic

By , 05 March 2017
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From Leipzig to Finland: obscurities and war horses in Manchester

By , 20 February 2017
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Lermontov and Dostoyevsky? No, Petrenko and Danilov in thrilling Rachmaninov with the RLPO

By , 02 February 2017
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Revolutionary musings: Petrenko conducts Shostakovich 12 in Liverpool

By , 20 January 2017
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Playing a long game: Andris Nelsons' Birmingham Bruckner

By , 14 January 2017
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A 24-carat Rheingold as the Hallé continues its Ring quest

By , 29 November 2016
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Spectacular Saint-Saëns from Ian Fountain and Cristian Mandeal in Liverpool

By , 11 November 2016
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A cold bath: Storgårds and the BBC Philharmonic explore chilly landscapes

By , 06 November 2016
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Silent Cinema: Trpčeski and Măcelaru with the CBSO

By , 04 November 2016
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Fire and Ice: Vladimir Fedoseyev and the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra in Leeds

By , 10 October 2016
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Bold Bruckner and shimmering Strauss as Chauhan conducts the CBSO

By , 08 October 2016
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Bloodless competence in Birmingham: CBSO plays Wagner, Sibelius and Beeethoven

By , 30 September 2016
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Spirit of England: Gardner galvanises CBSO in Walton's Second

By , 23 September 2016
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Visually sumptuous, musically variable: Strauss' Rosenkavalier revived in Leeds

By , 19 September 2016
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Opera for a summer garden: Gluck and Arne rarities from Bampton Classical Opera

By , 23 July 2016
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Chianti and caviar in Liverpool: Petrenko celebrates ten years at the RLPO

By , 09 July 2016
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Creative spirits in Leeds: Orchestra of Opera North's Mahler 8

By , 05 June 2016
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