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RomeBrahms, Bernstein

Brahms, Bernstein
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Sir Antonio Pappano; Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Voci Bianche dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Kyung Wha Chung; Nadine Sierra

LondonLondon Philharmonic Orchestra: Diana Damrau sings Strauss

London Philharmonic Orchestra: Diana Damrau sings Strauss
Elgar, Strauss R., Brahms
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Sir Antonio Pappano; Diana Damrau

MunichKirill Gerstein

Bernstein, Rachmaninov
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Sir Antonio Pappano; Kirill Gerstein

MunichKirill Gerstein

Bernstein, Rachmaninov
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Sir Antonio Pappano; Kirill Gerstein

MunichKirill Gerstein

Bernstein, Rachmaninov
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Sir Antonio Pappano; Kirill Gerstein
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Infernal Liszt: Ott, Pappano and a Faustian pact

Alice Sara Ott © Jonas Becker
The Faust Symphony formed the bloated climax of a demonic date with the Grim Reaper, who loomed large over Sir Antonio Pappano's “Total Liszt” programme with the LSO.
****1
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A dazzling Semiramide at the Royal Opera

Joyce DiDonato (Semiramide) © ROH | Bill Cooper
Lengthy but full of melodic invention, Semiramide finally made her triumphant return to the Royal Opera in David Alden's fine new production.
****1
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Sturdy Mahler 6 from Pappano at Carnegie Hall

Barbara Hannigan, Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia © Chris Lee
The Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia's second performance of the weekend at Carnegie Hall featured compelling Salvatore Sciarrino and a heavy-footed Mahler 6.
***11
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A glorious return to Carnegie for Martha Argerich

Martha Argerich and the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia © Chris Lee
After a nine-year absence, Martha Argerich returned to Carnegie Hall with stunning Prokofiev with the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.
****1
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No moonlight, no magic: a vanilla Bohème

Nicole Car (Mimì) and Mariusz Kwiecień (Marcello) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
After his affectionate treatment of La fanciulla del West for ENO and his devastating Suor Angelica for the Royal Opera, Richard Jones’ new La bohème is disappointingly bland.
***11
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