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United Kingdom's Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance

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Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in London

© David Karlin
© David Karlin
There are so many classical music concerts and opera taking place in London that there is always something for you, no matter what you enjoy.

Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Birmingham

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© G-Man | Wikimedia Commons
Check out this page to find out about upcoming performances in Birmingham, as well as the most recent reviews.

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

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© Chris Jefferies | Wikimedia Commons
Here is our short guide to the next classical music events taking place in Cambridge, as well as our latest reviews.
FROM OUR MONTHLY FOCUS ON CONTEMPORARY MUSIC...

John Constable, London Sinfonietta: interview

We kick off our interviews series with John Constable, London Sinfonietta Emeritus Principal Piano.

Jagdish Mistry, Ensemble Modern: interview

We continue our interviews series with Jagdish Mistry, violinist at the Ensemble Modern.
A GLANCE AT THE ONGOING SEASON...

Releasing Janáček’s Vixen

Director Melly Still discusses her production of The Cunning Little Vixen, which returns to Glyndeoburne Festival Opera this summer.

The European Elgar takes the Bournemouth limelight

Elgar is placed at the heart of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s programming next season, putting him very much into a European context.
LOOKING BACK AT THE 2015/2016 SEASON...

All roads lead to Birmingham

Town Hall and Symphony Hall flexes its international muscles next season with a number of starry ensembles bringing mouthwatering programmes to Birmingham.

Sprightly at 70: Philharmonia

In 2015, the Philharmonia Orchestra celebrates its 70th anniversary. Its new season explores unfamiliar repertoire 
LET'S THINK ABOUT THIS...

Opinion: UK concert times should change

David argues that typical UK concert times are almost guaranteed to put off the under 55 age group, especially those with kids.
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LondonTosca

Puccini: Tosca
Becca Marriott; Philippa Boyle; Roger Paterson; Martin Lindau

NorwichGiulio Cesare: The Death of PompeyNew Production

Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto, (Julius Caesar in Egypt) HWV 17
Jonathan Peter Kenny; James Conway; English Touring Opera; Cordelia Chisholm; Christopher Ainslie; Soraya Mafi

LondonSalomon Orchestra

Strauss R., Berg, Schmidt
Salomon Orchestra; Holly Mathieson; Benjamin Baker

OxfordFranz Schubert: Christina Gansch & Sholto Kynoch

Christina Gansch; Sholto Kynoch

OxfordSchubert & Korngold: Rowland, Lukas, Lidström, Forsberg

Korngold, Schubert
Daniel Rowland; Kaija Lukas; Mats Lidström; Bengt Forsberg
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Mini-Mahler: a reduced but upscale Das Lied von der Erde at Kings Place

Das Lied von der Erde may have been down-sized but it lost none of its stature in the Aurora Orchestra’s performance of a chamber arrangement of Mahler’s great song-symphony.
*****
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Spectacular Vaughan Williams and Birtwistle at the Barbican

Sparks flew as two British music giants, Vaughan Williams and Birtwistle, collided at the Barbican.
****1
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Getting to the heart of Don Alfonso

In Nicholas Hytner's chocolate box production, lovingly revived by Bruno Ravella for Glyndebourne's tour, Alfonso is the most charismatic character on the stage.
****1
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James Ehnes excels in Beethoven's Violin Concerto

Ehnes excels in Beethoven, and Gardner draws lovely tone from the RNSO.
****1
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Scintillating season opener from the BBCNOW

Thomas Søndergård conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Mosolov, Shostakovich and Beethoven with Igor Levit
****1
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