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March 2018
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HamburgBayerisches Staatsorchester

Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Brahms, Tchaikovsky
Bayerisches Staatsorchester; Kirill Petrenko; Julia Fischer; Daniel Müller-Schott

HamburgHandel's Brockes Passion

Handel: Brockes Passion, HWV 48
Concerto Copenhagen; Maria Keohane; Joanne Lunn; Sophie Junker; Daniel Elgersma

HamburgDer Karneval der Tiere

Der Karneval der Tiere
Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals
Katja Riemann; Arthur Jussen; Lucas Jussen

HamburgJuan Diego Flórez

Juan Diego Flórez
Mozart: Arias from Opera
NDR Radiophilharmonie; Riccardo Minasi; Juan Diego Flórez

HamburgSol Gabetta & Hagen Quartett

Sol Gabetta & Hagen Quartett
Beethoven, Webern, Schubert
Sol Gabetta; Hagen Quartet; Lukas Hagen; Rainer Schmidt
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Waseda Symphony at the Elbphilharmonie

Kazufumi Yamashita © Miura Koichi
The remarkable youth orchestra that is the Waseda Symphony from Tokyo performs a programme of western Romantic music conducted by Kazufumi Yamashita together with a knockout contemporary Japanese work.
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Hamburg Bohème a feast for voyeurs

La bohème © Bernd Uhlig
Johannes Laiacker’s inspired set designs were a perfect example of how a modern setting can avoid being gratuitously iconoclastic.
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Manze spans the centuries at the Elbphilharmonie

Andrew Manze © Benjamin Ealovega
Marking his debut with the NDR Elbphilharmonieorchester, Andrew Manze nails his colours to the mast with Purcell and Vaughan Williams as well as accompanying Alban Gerhardt in Walton.
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Sara Mingardo leads a strong cast in Hamburg Ulisse

Sara Mingardo (Penelope) © Monika Rittershaus
Willy Decker's production, presented in Zürich in 2014, is revived at the Hamburgische Staatsoper with most of the same cast
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Unexpected promise: Bryce Dessner at the Elbphilharmonie

Aaron and Bryce Dessner © Claudia Höhne
Launching a new “Reflektor” series of short festivals, Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie invited Bryce Dessner to curate two days of concerts.
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Closer to St. Trinian’s than Braveheart: Lucia in Hamburg

Katerina Tretyakova (Lucia) © Brinkhoff-Mögenburg
Neither Sir Walter Scott nor Donizetti were well served by the farcical staging, but finally bellissimo bel canto prevailed over the production.
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