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Composer: Martin, Frank (1890-1974)

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Year of birth1890
Year of death1974
NationalitySwitzerland
Period20th century
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MadridConcierto Talentos de la fundación Arbós

Beethoven, Hollinden, Poulenc, Popper, Ravel, Marcello, Vivaldi, Martin
Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid

WashingtonDebussy's La Mer

Debussy, Ravel, Martin
National Symphony Orchestra; Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla; Sasha Cooke

ParisConcerto pour orchestre

Prokofiev, Martin, Bartók
Orchestre National de France; Emmanuel Krivine; Mathilde Lebert; Philippe Hanon; Vincent Léonard; Marc Bauer

DresdenDresdner Kammerchor

Mahler, Brahms, Reger, Cage, Martin
Hans-Christoph Rademann; Dresdner Kammerchor
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Manze and Fox’s brilliant Britten

Andrew Manze © Benjamin Ealovega
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra also have a winner in a radiant Vaughan Williams Symphony no. 5.
*****
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Northern Ballet celebrates MacMillan

Javier Torres and Antoinette Brooks Daw in MacMillan's Gloria © Lauren Godfrey
Northern Ballet celebrates master choreographer Kenneth MacMillan with considerable style 
*****
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Daniel Hope and the Basel Chamber Orchestra

Daniel Hope © Harald Hoffmann | DG
Hope can spin high-lying musical phrases with a sweetness and suspension that few of his contemporaries can match.
****1
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Bitter wine: WNO's Le Vin herbé

Catherine Wyn-Rogers (La mère d'Iseut) © Robert Workman
Frank Martin’s Le Vin herbé is as anti-Wagnerian a work as you could imagine. It is also the odd one out in Welsh National Opera’s “Love’s Poisoned Chalice” spring season.
***11
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A moving double bill of French tragedy

Anne-Marie Loveday (Eurydice) and Alexey Gusev (Orphée) © RCS | Julie Howden
Music, singing and movement blend together in a powerfully moving double bill of French Tragedy, Les Malheurs d’Orphée and Le Vin herbé  at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.   
****1
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