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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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LondonGreat Exhibitionists: Set in Stone

Carola Krebs, Artistic Director

BirminghamMark Padmore and Paul Lewis perform Schubert's Die Schöne Müllerin

Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin (W. Müller), D.795
Mark Padmore; Paul Lewis

LondonGreat Exhibitionists: DNAnce

Edoardo Villa, Artistic Director

LondonGreat Exhibitionists: Phantoms

Benjamin Heim, Artistic Director

LondonSt Paul's Quartet & Felix Tanner (viola)

Schubert, Debussy, Mozart
St Paul's Quartet; Felix Tanner
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Classy Bach from Vilde Frang

Vilde Frang galvanises the English Chamber Orchestra, with the slow movement of Bach's E major violin concerto proving the highlight of the evening.
***11
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Elegance and excellence from Elder:

A classy performance under the baton of Sir Mark Elder unites a seemingly disparate sounding programme.
****1
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Fresh-sounding Weber and fiercely energetic Mahler

Stunning musicianship and passionate commitment gave two repertoire works a new lease of life. 
****1
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Gabel brings French Romance to Birmingham

With a Francophile programme of Berlioz, Chopin and Franck, conductor Fabien Gabel had the constant challenge of exploring the orchestra for fresh insights into each of these Romantic works.
***11
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Janowksi ascends Bruckner 7 and admires the view

Long climbs often provide the best views. The Adagio second movement of Anton Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony bears the tempo marking Sehr feierlich und sehr langsam… and it is very solemn and very slow indeed.
****1
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