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Composer: Rushton, Edward

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Period20th century
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A dynamic Rushton première from the LSO in Lucerne

Daniel Harding © Julian Hargreaves
Performing a world première alongside two old favourites, Daniel Harding and the London Symphony Orchestra stirred up a Lucerne audience on all three counts.
***11
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The Opera Group: Babur in London at Sadler's Wells

The Opera Group: Babur in London, Omar Ebrahim as Babur  ©  Brigitte Fässler
Babur in London is the latest production from pioneering opera company The Opera Group, and it provided a thought-provoking evening. A collaborative venture between British-born composer Edward Rushton and New Delhi-based librettist Jeet Thayil, the new work has already toured Switzerland, and arrived in London following dates in Basingstoke, Oxford, Leeds and Birmingham.
***11
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Janine Jansen et le LSO : la rencontre

Janine Jansen © Harald Hoffmann-Decca
Mardi 2 juin, Janine Jansen jouait le Concerto de Mendelssohn avec le London Symphony Orchestra, et Daniel harding dirigeait en deuxième partie la Symphonie n°5 de Mahler. Un moment inoubliable, d'une intensité exceptionnelle.
*****
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