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

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SouthamptonLa forza del destinoNew Production

La forza del destino
Verdi: La forza del destino
Carlo Rizzi; David Pountney; Welsh National Opera; Raimund Bauer; Marie-Jeanne Lecca; Mary Elizabeth Williams; Luis Cansino

SouthamptonTosca

Tosca
Puccini: Tosca
Timothy Burke; Michael Blakemore; Welsh National Opera; Ashley Martin-Davis; Claire Rutter; Mary Elizabeth Williams; Hector Sandoval

SouthamptonDon Giovanni

Don Giovanni
Mozart: Don Giovanni
James Southall; John Caird; Welsh National Opera; John Napier; Yoon Bae; Gavan Ring; David Stout

SouthamptonImogen Cooper II

Beethoven, Haydn, Anderson, Liszt
Imogen Cooper, Piano

SouthamptonAcademy Of Ancient Music | Mortal Voices

Corelli, Handel, Pergolesi
Academy of Ancient Music; Christian Curnyn; Tim Mead; Keri Fuge

SouthamptonLawrence Power

Berlioz, Shostakovich, de Falla, Turnage, Prokofiev
Lawrence Power; Simon Crawford-Phillips
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All that glitters: BRB's opulent Sleeping Beauty

Momoko Hirata (Princess Aurora) and Mathias Dingman (Prince Florimund) © Bill Cooper
Sir Peter Wright's version of The Sleeping Beauty has stood the test of time, though this opening night of the tour in Southampton didn't always convince that the work has a place of adoration in the company’s heart.
***11
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Enterprising programme from Marc-André Hamelin

Marc-André Hamelin © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Playing of fearsome technique with fearless regard to the music's demands made for an impressive recital. 
****1
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Natalya Romaniw an imperious Tatyana

Natalya Romaniw (Tatyana) © Betina Skovbro
The cavernous Mayflower pit eats singers for breakfast and only Natalya Romaniw’s full-blooded Tatyana escaped its jaws unmarked
***11
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Peter Donohoe triumphs with Prokofiev at the Turner Sims

Peter Donohoe © Olivier Fleury
This was an unmissable evening in which Prokofiev’s formidable “War” sonatas were given a rare and unforgettable outing – all three at a single sitting.   
*****
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Starry, starry night: BRBs celestial Cinderella

Cinderella © Bill Cooper
David Bintley's 2010 Birmingham Royal Ballet version of Cinderella is the antithesis to Ashton. Instead of pantomime, he offers pure fairy tale every magical step of the way.
*****
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Mitsuko Uchida creates pearls in Southampton

Dame Mitsuko Uchida © Jean Radel
Mitsuko Uchida’s love of Mozart and Schumann was given vivid expression in the first of a series of recitals in Britain and Germany – but it was Mozart that won the evening here. 
****1
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