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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Belfast, United Kingdom

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BelfastUlster Youth Orchestra 25th Anniversary Concert

Bernstein, Debussy, Gershwin
Ulster Youth Orchestra; Courtney Lewis; Aoife Miskelly

BelfastGala Opening Concert: Don Quixote

Strauss R., Shostakovich
Ulster Orchestra; Rafael Payare; Alisa Weilerstein

BelfastRigoletto

Verdi: Rigoletto
Gareth Hancock; Walter Sutcliffe; Northern Ireland Opera; Kaspar Glarner; Sebastian Catana; Nadine Koutcher

BelfastLa Fille mal gardée

Hérold: La Fille mal gardée
Sir Frederick Ashton; Birmingham Royal Ballet
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Payare and Ulster Orchestra play to a full house in season finale

Rafael Payare © Bjørn Bertheussen
In the climax of his penultimate season Payare conducted the Ulster Orchestra in a programme of Britten, Mahler and Shostakovich. 
****1
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20th-century classics from the Ulster Orchestra

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet © Benjamin Ealovega
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet shines in Belfast, playing Ravel's Piano Concerto in G major.
***11
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Translucent sounds: Vaughan Williams, Sibelius and Dvořák in Belfast

Rosanne Philippens © Marco Borggreve
The Ulster Orchestra and Rosanne Philippens dazzle in Vaughan Williams and Sibelius under the baton of Jac van Steen.
****1
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Brooding darkness and brilliance in Belfast

Rafael Payare © Askonas Holt
Stephen Hough stuns with an emotive reading of Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto, while the Ulster Orchestra under Rafael Payare were on fine form for the season’s finale.
****1
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A sweepingly romantic evening with the Ulster Orchestra

Giselle Allen © Hazard Chase
Giselle Allen and David Kempster are on good form in a performance of highlights from Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, conducted by Jac van Steen.
****1
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Hedonism and downfall: Don Giovanni in Belfast

Rachel Kelly (Donna Elvira) and Henk Neven (Don Giovanni) © Robert Workman
Oliver Mears' impressively-cast farewell production in Belfast combines gripping drama and exuberant fun in a symbol-packed reading of Don Giovanni. 
****1
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