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Articles by Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson
Simon Thompson

Oundjian at his best in Shostakovich's “Leningrad” Symphony

By , 23 April 2018
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Emelyanychev makes thrilling debut with SCO

By , 16 March 2018
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François Leleux makes SCO debut as conductor

By , 08 March 2018
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Oundjian’s magisterial Bruckner in Edinburgh

By , 26 February 2018
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Mediocre Beethoven but brilliant Shostakovich from the SCO

By , 02 February 2018
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Manze and Fox’s brilliant Britten

By , 19 January 2018
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Ticciati revisits former glories with his SCO team

By , 11 January 2018
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Oundjian's Brahms disappoints, but Hadelich's Dvořák takes off in Edinburgh

By , 01 December 2017
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Søndergård’s Scheherezade a mixed success in Edinburgh

By , 19 November 2017
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José Luis Gomez steps in late for the RSNO's Russian Revolution centenary programme

By , 11 November 2017
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RSNO gives UK première of Wolfgang Rihm's Duo Concerto

By , 04 November 2017
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Songful Schumann from Sir Roger Norrington and the RSNO

By , 20 October 2017
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James Ehnes excels in Edinburgh with Beethoven's Violin Concerto

By , 14 October 2017
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Delightful Dvořák from Ticciati and the SCO in Usher Hall

By , 12 October 2017
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Elgar and the Rite open Oundjian's final RSNO season

By , 07 October 2017
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