Articles by Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas

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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Frenzy and passion: intense Sibelius from Chloë Hanslip and Alexander Shelley's fiery Prokofiev

By , 26 January 2017
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Hope and despair: Rattle transcends in Mahler 6 and Turnage première

By , 20 January 2017
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Russian rarities: Astonishing Prokofiev from Isserlis in Jurowski's Slavic adventure

By , 08 December 2016
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Beauty and bite: intimate Mozart from Uchida and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra

By , 30 November 2016
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Natural wonders: Pappano and the LSO scale Strauss' Alpine odyssey

By , 25 November 2016
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Bluster and reserve: Steffens and Philharmonia play German romantics

By , 28 October 2016
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Fire in their bellies: Temirkanov's impassioned Tchaikovsky 5, Khachatryan's intense Sibelius

By , 22 October 2016
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Heroism, life and death: Oramo and BBCSO powerful in season opener

By , 30 September 2016
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Sublime and chilling: Noseda and LSO brim with bite in Shostakovich 5

By , 23 September 2016
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