Articles by Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas

Raw passion: Alexander Dmitriev brings dynamic taste of St Petersburg to London

By , 17 October 2017
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The Road to Modernism: pianistic shock waves from 20th century pioneers

By , 16 October 2017
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Exuberance and zest: Kozhukhin joins Rouvali and Philharmonia in Russian treats

By , 06 October 2017
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Heights of expression: Oramo, Pogostkina and the BBCSO in full-bodied season opener

By , 28 September 2017
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Soviet composers in the late 20th century

By , 14 September 2017
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Prom 24: A monumental assault on the senses from Crebassa, Salonen and Philharmonia

By , 03 August 2017
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Prom 14: John Wilson and BBC Scottish Symphony dazzling and searching in English greats

By , 26 July 2017
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A pioneering spirit: Rattle’s imaginary journey through Haydn

By , 12 July 2017
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Silver threads and golden needles: Faust and Akamus weave impressively through Bach

By , 30 June 2017
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Temirkanov and Kozhukhin show drive in Russian powerhouses

By , 22 June 2017
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Cultured and complete: Nicolas Altstaedt and Alexander Lonquich survey Beethoven’s cello sonatas

By , 16 June 2017
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Poignancy and optimism: Herbert Blomstedt and the Philharmonia in cathartic Brahms and Beethoven

By , 26 May 2017
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Full-on romantics: Tasmin Little lyrical in Tchaikovsky with Christoph König and RPO

By , 05 May 2017
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Quicksilver clarity: Classical innovations from Faust and the OAE

By , 19 April 2017
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The real deal: authenticity and spark from Jakub Hrůša and Philharmonia in Dvořák 8

By , 08 April 2017
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Potency and mischief: Enterprising duos from imaginative Kopatchinskaja and Leschenko

By , 29 March 2017
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A classy collaboration: Igor Levit and Fabio Luisi ooze quality in Beethoven and Brahms

By , 17 March 2017
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Triumph of the human spirit: defiance and compassion from Marin Alsop and RPO

By , 28 February 2017
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Baroque warmth and dazzle in Italian concertos from the Academy of Ancient Music

By , 17 February 2017
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Depth from within: the Takács Quartet provides sublime enlightenment in Beethoven

By , 07 February 2017
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