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Composer: Rameau, Jean-Philippe (1683-1764)

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Year of birth1683
Year of death1764
NationalityFrance
PeriodBaroque
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New York CityMahan Esfahani in recital

© Bernhard Musil
Frescobaldi, Rameau, Benda, Bach
Mahan Esfahani, Harpsichord

LondonKleptomania: Borrowed Baroque

Handel, Rameau, Stravinsky
Septura Brass Septet

LondonThe Bach Players: Pour le Souper du Roi

Couperin, Visée, Marais, Jacquet de la Guerre, Forqueray, Rameau
The Bach Players; Nicolette Moonen; Robert Smith (viola da gamba); Linda Sayce

LondonOAE Experience & RAM Baroque Ensemble

Couperin, Rameau
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; Maggie Faultless; Royal Academy of Music Baroque Orchestra

LondonArnaud de Pasquale: Un hommage à Chambonnières

Couperin, Rameau, Forqueray
Arnaud de Pasquale, Harpsichord
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O/MODƏRNT at Wigmore Hall: A descent into melodrama

Hugo Ticciati © Marco Borggreve
Conceptually, the programme of descending and rising fourths offered a real treat: in practice, the musicians' skill was in danger of being lost as they attempted to recover from their opening gimmickry.
***11
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Witty Poulenc and gigantic Rachmaninov from The Cleveland Orchestra

Stephane Deneve © Uwe Ditz
Jory Vinikour was the soloist for Poulenc’s rarely heard Concert champêtre. A performance of Rachmaninov's Symphony no. 2, in which thrilling excess ruled, completed the program.
***11
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Excellent Les Indes galantes at Müpa

Véronique Gens, György Vashegyi and Thomas Dolié © Attila Nagy | Müpa Budapest
A delightful performance of Rameau's opera opens the Müpa's Early Music Festival.
****1
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From Rameau to Mahler: Rattle and Kožená entertain in wide-ranging LSO programme

Magdalena Kožená © Oleg Rostovtsev
Rattle’s versatility was on display in the wide range of the menu, yet he found greater affinity in Schubert and Mahler than in French Baroque. 
***11
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Sparkling Mozart in Cleveland

Marc-André Hamelin © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Nicholas McGegan led The Cleveland Orchestra in spirited performances of a Mozart symphony and concerto, the latter with Marc-André Hamelin, and the program was rounded off with suites of music by Rameau and Gluck.
****1
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