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ManchesterThe Hallé - Brahms's First Piano Concerto

© Hajin Ahn
Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Brahms
The Hallé; Karina Canellakis; Sunwook Kim

ManchesterRNCM and Paris Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra

RNCM and Paris Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra
Debussy, Elgar, Wagner
Royal Northern College of Music Symphony Orchestra; Markus Stenz; Orchestre du Conservatoire de Paris

ManchesterEndellion Quartet

Endellion Quartet
Mozart, Beethoven, Webern, Brahms
Endellion String Quartet

ManchesterManchester Collective: 100 Demons

Manchester Collective: 100 Demons
Reich, Harvey, Xenakis, Finnis, Gordon
Rakhi Singh; Simmy Singh; Alistair Vennart; Oliver Coates

ManchesterChamber Music for Flute & Piano: Syrinx

Chamber Music for Flute & Piano: Syrinx
Schumann C., Schumann, Gaubert, Debussy, Fauré, Poulenc
Eva Oertle; Vessilin Stanev

Manchester6 o'clock Classics

Verdi, Debussy, Copland, Sibelius, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven
The Hallé; Johann Stuckenbruck
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A blistering night of percussion and Mahler

Colin Currie © Marco Borggreve
John Storgårds conducts Simon Holt’s percussion concerto and Mahler 7 with the BBC Phiharmonic
*****
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Golden glow in Sir Andrew Davis' Sibelius 1 with the BBC Philharmonic

Sir Andrew Davis © Lucas Dawson
Sir Andrew Davis conducts the BBC Philharmonic in Elgar, Rachmaninov and Sibelius with pianist Kathryn Stott.
****1
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Nostalgia, despair and triumph

Cristian Măcelaru © Sorin Popa
Hallé guest conductor Cristian Măcelaru provided excellent direction in a selection of classic repertoire.
****1
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Unpolished gems: Saint-Saëns, Smetana and more

Louis Lortie © Elias
BBC Philharmonic and Edward Gardner tackle Janáček’s Sinfonietta in a well-crafted programme of French and Czech music.
***11
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A sinister Bluebeard's Castle from the NYOGB

Rinat Shaham (Judith) © Tracey Whitefoot
A thrilling concert by the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain conducted by Sir Mark Elder culminated in a sinister and atmospheric performance of Duke Bluebeard's Castle.
*****
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Novel approaches to old favourites

Carlo Rizzi © Tessa Traeger
Carlo Rizzi conducts The Hallé in a programme of inventive and thrilling approaches to Resoighi, Rachmaninov and Rossini at Bridgewater Hall.
****1
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