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Articles by Sam Johnstone

Sam Johnstone
Sam Johnstone
Helmut Lachenmann © Stephan Rabold

Master craftsmen: Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic perform Lachenmann's My Melodies

By , 26 March 2019
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Zubin Mehta conducts the Berlin Philharmonic © Monika Rittershaus

New tricks for Zubin Mehta and the Berlin Philharmonic

By , 03 March 2019
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Georgia Jarman © Adam Janisch

Written on Skin: A modern operatic classic makes Berlin debut

By , 15 November 2018
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Robin Ticciati © Giorgia Bertazzi

Dreams, spirits, but disappointing Bruckner from Ticciati and the DSO Berlin

By , 26 September 2018
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Diego Vásquez and Winnie Huang dance Inori © Adam Janisch

Stockhausen marathon at the Musikfest Berlin

By , 21 September 2018
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Laura Aikin (Singer) © Clärchen und Matthias Baus

Ti vedo, ti sento, mi perdo: Jürgen Flimm's farewell to the Staatsoper Berlin

By , 16 July 2018
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Mikko Franck © Abramowitz | Radio France

Paradise Regained: Schumann’s secular oratorio in Berlin

By , 21 May 2018
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Ensemble Resonanz © Tobias Schult

Personal becomes political at MaerzMusik Berlin

By , 26 March 2018
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Heinz Holliger © Daniel Vass

Revelatory and uncompromising works at Ultraschall Festival

By , 22 January 2018
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Aaron and Bryce Dessner © Claudia Höhne

Unexpected promise: Bryce Dessner at the Elbphilharmonie

By , 22 October 2017
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Mondparsifal © Jan Bauer, courtesy of Jonathan Meese

“To infinity and beyond!” Cosmic Mondparsifal in Berlin

By , 16 October 2017
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Rachel Harnisch, Annika Schlicht and Thomas Blondelle © Bernd Uhlig

Death lurks: Aribert Reimann's L'Invisible at Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 08 October 2017
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Vladimir Jurowski © Matthias Creutziger

Beethoven and beyond: Vladimir Jurowski and the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin

By , 19 September 2017
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Gila Goldstein © Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

Hidden gems at the New Life Festival in Berlin

By , 16 July 2017
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John Butt conducts the Dunedin Consort in Leipzig © Bachfest Leipzig | Gert Mothes

Bach to basics at Bachfest Leipzig

By , 14 June 2017
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Daniel Barenboim © Peter Adamik

Orchestral fireworks: Staatskapelle Berlin at the Philharmonie

By , 07 June 2017
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Claron McFaddon © Koen Broos

Multi-media stress test for Antwerp’s new Queen Elisabeth Hall

By , 21 March 2017
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Teodor Currentzis © Anton Zavyalov

Rebels without a cause: Teodor Currentzis in Berlin

By , 15 March 2017
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Víkingur Ólafsson © Enno Kapitza

Once more, with feeling: Víkingur Ólafsson plays Glass in Berlin

By , 23 February 2017
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John Adams © Christine Alicino

The New American Gospel: John Adams in Berlin

By , 30 January 2017
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