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May 2018
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GlasgowBach and Shostakovich Preludes & Fugues 5/5

© Venart Photography
Bach, Shostakovich
Gusztáv Fenyő, Piano

GlasgowThe PlanetsWorld première

Panufnik, Higdon, Holst
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; John Storgårds; John Whitener; Ladies of the RSNO Chorus

GlasgowSymphony, Soup And A Sandwich: Peter Oundjian And Friends

Haydn, Mozart
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Peter Oundjian; Maya Iwabuchi; Christopher Hart; Tom Dunn

GlasgowOundjian Conducts Mahler Nine

Mahler: Symphony no. 9 in D major
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Peter Oundjian

GlasgowClassic FM Hall Of Fame

Debussy, Mozart, Dvořák, Beethoven
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Clemens Schuldt; John Suchet; Kari Kriikku

GlasgowClassics at the Movies

Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Richard Kaufman
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BBC Scottish looks to the north for a gripping end to the season

Thomas Dausgaard © Thomas Grondahl
BBCSSO with Thomas Dausgaard, the Lund Male Choir and soloists gave a thrilling performance of Sibelius’ Kullervo with Finnish folk musicians joining the forces.
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Romaniw thrills in Scottish Opera’s epic Eugene Onegin

Natalya Romaniw (Tatyana) © James Glossop
Director Oliver Mears turns Scottish Opera’s Eugene Onegin into a memory play, with fine singing from a strong cast starring Natalya Romaniv as a thrilling Tatyana.  
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Scottish Opera’s Ariadne auf Naxos is witty and passionate

Laura Zigmantaite (Dryad), Mardi Byers (Ariadne), Elizabeth Cragg (Naiad) and Lucy Hall (Echo) © Richard Campbell
Antony McDonald’s take on Ariadne auf Naxos, a co-production from Scottish Opera and Opera Holland Park, sparkles with wit. 
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Apocalyptic raw energy and verve at RCS

The Day After © Jamie Manton
RCS forces tackle Jonathan Dove’s The Day After, Ovid’s tale of Phaeton’s disastrous chariot ride, pulling the sun across the sky with infectious raw energy and verve.
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Witty and poignant tale of airport life at Scottish Opera

Jennifer France (The Controller) © James Glossop
Jonathan Dove’s witty Flight at Scottish Opera is finely sung by a tight ensemble with standout performances from Jennifer France and James Laing.
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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.
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