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London

Prom 58 “The silence speaks”: A gripping Kullervo

By , 29 August 2015
****1
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Adelaide

McVicar’s inspiring Faust triumphs in Adelaide

By , 27 August 2015
****1
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Edinburgh

Komische Oper’s Die Zauberflöte enchants at the Edinburgh Festival

By , 27 August 2015
*****
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Edinburgh

Thrilling Adams and Mahler from Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony

By , 27 August 2015
****1
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London

Mystical motherhood: The Medium and The Wanton Sublime at Grimeborn

By , 26 August 2015
***11
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London

Paper lanterns and origami wings: a ghostly Madama Butterfly at Grimeborn

By , 26 August 2015
****1
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London

Prom 55: SWR and Roth in a first and final Proms hurrah

By , 26 August 2015
*****
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London

Prom 54: Andrew Watts and Emily Beynon create deep impressions in two Proms premières

By , 25 August 2015
****1
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London

Prom 53: Shostakovich’s Orango keeps the Red Flag flying over South Kensington

By , 24 August 2015
***11
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London

Proms Chamber Music 6: Darkness and light with Jeremy Denk

By , 24 August 2015
****1
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Edinburgh

Opera Bohemia’s Butterfly brings a flutter of excitement to the Fringe

By , 24 August 2015
***11
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Milan

An orchestral dance-off from the Sinfónica Juvenil “Teresa Carreño": El Sistema at La Scala

By , 24 August 2015
****1
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London

Prom 51: Wit, clarity and energy in Andris Nelsons’ inspirational direction

By , 23 August 2015
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London

Prom 52: A thrilling journey of improvisation with Thierry Escaich

By , 23 August 2015
*****
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Lucerne

The sovereignty of pure sound: a Pierre Boulez hommage in Lucerne

By , 23 August 2015
***11
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Oslo

Diary of a teenage girl: Rossini's The Barber of Seville delights in Oslo

By , 22 August 2015
***11
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London

Prom 50: Authoritative Goldberg Variations from Sir András Schiff

By , 22 August 2015
*****
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London

In the Shade: Kolesnikova outshone in La Bayadère at the Coliseum

By , 22 August 2015
**111
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Cleveland

Bridging Baroque to Classical: a delightful evening with the Cleveland Orchestra and Nicholas McGegan

By , 22 August 2015
***11
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London

Prom 49: Boston Symphony Orchestra misses the magic in Mahler

By , 22 August 2015
***11
Boston Symphony miss the magic in Mahler
Amsterdam

A dreamy summer: Bezuidenhout and the RCO charm with refreshing Mozart

By , 21 August 2015
***11
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Berlin

Company Gilles Jobin in “Quantum”, Tanz in August, Berlin

By , 21 August 2015
***11
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Milan

High passion at La Scala: "El Sistema" hits the ground running

By , 21 August 2015
*****
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London

Prom 47: Committed performances in Beethoven and Nordic trio

By , 21 August 2015
****1
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Chicago

Seth MacFarlane sings and swings at Ravinia

By , 21 August 2015
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Singapore

Singapore Dance Theatre: Masterpiece in Motion

By , 21 August 2015
***11
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New York City

Light in August: Haydn's Creation closes Mostly Mozart Festival

By , 21 August 2015
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London

Prom 48: Periodically sublime late night Bach

By , 21 August 2015
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London

Prom 46: Great Danes in spirited Carl Nielsen anniversary celebration

By , 20 August 2015
****1
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Warsaw

Ivo Pogorelić at the Chopin Festival in Warsaw

By , 20 August 2015
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London

Blame game: Strauss' Daphne at Grimeborn

By , 20 August 2015
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London

NEBT and special guests dance for Nepal

By , 20 August 2015
****1
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Berlin

Company Marie Chouinard: Abstract reasonings for Tanz in August

By , 19 August 2015
****1
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Milan

La Scala's whirring cogs: sublime La bohème with Gustavo Dudamel

By , 19 August 2015
*****
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London

Prom 45 All is vanity: Dutoit and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's take on Shostakovich 15

By , 19 August 2015
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Lucerne

Matthias Goerne shines: Mahler’s “Primal Light” at Lucerne Festival

By , 19 August 2015
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Sydney

Delicious Mozart, problematic Brahms from an expanded ACO in Sydney

By , 18 August 2015
***11
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London

Prom 44: Barenboim as Bottom? A dream of an evening with the West-Eastern Divan

By , 18 August 2015
*****
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London

Prom 43: Saturation point as Vänskä draws Sibelius cycle to a close

By , 17 August 2015
***11
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Warsaw

A remarkable Tchaikovsky Polish in Warsaw at the Chopin Festival

By , 17 August 2015
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New York City

Pierre-Laurent Aimard: an overambitious recital at Mostly Mozart Festival

By , 17 August 2015
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Santa Fe

Cold Mountain at Santa Fe: Jennifer Higdon's maiden operatic voyage

By , 17 August 2015
****1
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London

Prom 41: The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes

By , 16 August 2015
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Sydney

Majestic pathos and patriotic marches: the Zukerman Trio at the Sydney Opera House

By , 16 August 2015
****1
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London

Tawdry goings on: Gala at Grimeborn

By , 16 August 2015
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London

Prom 42: Ilan Volkov and the BBCSSO continue the Proms Sibelius cycle

By , 16 August 2015
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Chicago

Conlon bows out of Ravinia with a soaring Dutchman

By , 15 August 2015
*****
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London

PSM3: Coffeehouse Baroque: Apollo’s Fire polished at the Proms

By , 15 August 2015
***11
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London

Prom 40 Sibelius shaken, not stirred: BBCSSO and Dausgaard essay music of national identity

By , 15 August 2015
***11
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Edinburgh

Jazzy Blue Spirits as Cadenza comes of age at the Edinburgh Fringe

By , 15 August 2015
****1
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