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Composer: Nicolai, Otto (1810-1849)

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Year of birth1810
Year of death1849
September 2018
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RigaIveta Apkalna & Konzerthausorchester Berlin

Nicolai, Jongen, Beethoven
Konzerthausorchester Berlin; Juraj Valčuha; Iveta Apkalna

HamburgRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra - Spätromantisch und ergreifend

© Uwe Arens
Nicolai, Elgar, Rachmaninov
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Lionel Bringuier; Sol Gabetta

LondonBringuier conducts Scheherazade

Bringuier conducts Scheherazade
Nicolai, Dvořák, Rimsky-Korsakov
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Lionel Bringuier; Daniel Müller-Schott

BerlinKonzerthausorchester Berlin, Juraj Valčuha

Nicolai, Jongen, Beethoven
Konzerthausorchester Berlin; Juraj Valčuha; Iveta Apkalna

MontrealRichard Strauss' An Alpine Symphony

Nicolai, Mendelssohn, Strauss R.
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal; Juraj Valčuha; André Laplante
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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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Alek Shrader - a mysterious Wigmore debut

Alek Shrader © Peter Schaaf
Alek Shrader's Wigmore Hall debut was thrilling, touching, charming and mysterious.
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Glorious Elgar from Osmo Vänskä and the LPO

Hyeyoon Park © Giorgia Bertazzi
A superb partnership between Osmo Vänskä and the LPO created a thrilling account of Elgar’s First Symphony but put Korngold’s Violin Concerto in the shade.
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Betrothal and Betrayal: JPYA summer performance

Excerpt from Adriana Lecouvreur © Clive Barda
School’s out for summer and with it the opportunity for the Royal Opera’s Jette Parker Young Artists to showcase their talents in the end of term main stage performance. 
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Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor

Sky Ingram and Barnaby Rea  ©  Clive Barda
Otto Nicolai’s very German take on Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor was a big hit in the mid-19th century but has been infrequently performed since then, largely because Verdi’s version, Falstaff, completely eclipsed it.