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GlasgowOundjian conducts Bruckner Eight

Mozart, Bruckner
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Peter Oundjian; Christian Blackshaw

GlasgowComposer Roots: Bartók and the Concerto

Composer Roots: Bartók and the Concerto
Kodály, Bartók
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Dausgaard; Simon Trpčeski

GlasgowStravinsky's Firebird

Wagner, Debussy, Stravinsky
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Lorenzo Viotti; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

GlasgowBernstein Halil

Fauré, Bernstein, Lebrun, Bizet
Scottish Chamber Orchestra; François Leleux; Alison Mitchell

GlasgowHear and Now: Hyde, Hopkins, Bray & Burrell

Hear and Now: Hyde, Hopkins, Bray & Burrell
Bray, Hopkins, Hyde, Burrell
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Marcus Weiss; Marco Blaauw; Geoffrey Paterson

GlasgowJohn Wilson Conducts ‘Appalachian Spring’

John Wilson Conducts ‘Appalachian Spring’
Barber, Bernstein, Copland, Harris
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; John Wilson; Ning Feng
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Scottish Opera’s Greek: a lively update on Oedipus

Allison Cook and Alex Otterburn © Jane Hobson
Alex Otterburn as East End Eddy gives a towering performance in Scottish Opera’s revival of its Edinburgh Festival production of Mark Anthony Turnage’s Greek.
****1
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Double dealings with Death at RCS

David Lynn (Harlequin), Colin Murray (Emperor) and Joanna Harries (Drummer) © RCS | Robert McFadzean
The gamble of Dealing with Death pays off for Holst’s Sāvitri but is less certain for Ullmann’s Emperor of Atlantis.  Opera students at RCS capture the mix of satire, surrealism and anarchy perfectly
****1
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Madness, magic and spiritual mayhem

Agnieszka Rehlis, Svetlana Sozdateleva and Evez Abdulla in rehearsal © Julie Howden
Scottish Opera and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with an international cast pack a huge punch in a concert performance of Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel.
****1
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Safe and simple pleasures from Scottish Opera's La traviata

Scottish Opera Chorus © Jane Hobson
There are no answers, nor indeed many probing questions, in this Scottish Opera revival of Sir David McVicar’s production from 2008, but it is sumptuous and enjoyable.
****1
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A life-affirming Mahler 3 in Glasgow

Peter Oundjian © Sian Richards
The RSNO’s Mahler 3 is jubilant, life-affirming and memorable under the conductor Peter Oundjian. 
****1
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Bohème bursts with joie de vivre

Jeanine De Bique (Musetta) © Sally Jubb
Renaud Doucet and André Barbe’s La bohème for Scottish Opera set in the jazz-age is packed with Parisian life. 
****1
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