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Performer: Sir Antonio Pappano

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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

JūrmalaHaydn, Bernstein, Mahler

Haydn, Bernstein, Mahler
Haydn, Bernstein, Mahler
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Sir Antonio Pappano

LondonProm 37: Orchestra of Santa Cecilia & Antonio Pappano

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Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Sir Antonio Pappano; Elizabeth DeShong
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No muddle, just music: ROH Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Brandon Jovanovich (Sergey), Eva-Maria Westbroek (Katerina) © ROH | Clive Barda
The Royal Opera Orchestra produce a revelatory reading of Shostakovich’s eclectic score; a fine performance from Eva-Maria Westbroek and excellent acting from the whole cast light up the drama and farce.
****1
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Masterfully villainous: Netrebko and Lučić in Macbeth

Željko Lučić (Macbeth) and Anna Netrebko (Lady Macbeth) © ROH | Bill Cooper
The Royal Opera's revival of Phyllida Lloyd's production is marked by two outstanding Verdian singers and a superb rendering of the score from Pappano and the ROH Orchestra.
****1
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Heavenly Strauss from Damrau

Diana Damrau © Rebecca Fay
With Damrau, one hears every word and her account of Strauss' Four Last Songs was memorable. 
***11
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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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