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London

Raw passion: Alexander Dmitriev brings dynamic taste of St Petersburg to London

By , 16 October 2017
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London

Veronika Eberle wows in Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto

By , 15 October 2017
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London

Taste of honey: Roman Rabinovich sugar-coats Chopin, Haydn and Rachmaninov

By , 15 October 2017
***11
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Dublin

Intriguing Irish opera Eithne makes a comeback after a century

By , 14 October 2017
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New York City

Shedding light on inventiveness: the Takács Quartet and guests at Carnegie Hall

By , 14 October 2017
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London

Mini-Mahler: a reduced but upscale Das Lied von der Erde at Kings Place

By , 14 October 2017
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Dublin

Giltburg delivers thoughtful Tchaikovsky in Dublin

By , 13 October 2017
***11
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London

Aurally spectacular Vaughan Williams and Birtwistle at the Barbican

By , 13 October 2017
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Boston

East meets West: Ligeti, Dvořák, and Schumann with Gimeno and the Boston Symphony

By , 13 October 2017
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Edinburgh

James Ehnes excels in Edinburgh with Beethoven's Violin Concerto

By , 13 October 2017
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Cardiff

Scintillating season opener from Søndergård and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales

By , 12 October 2017
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Edinburgh

Delightful Dvořák from Ticciati and the SCO in Usher Hall

By , 12 October 2017
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Berlin

Blurred lines: Peter Sellars' half-baked semi-staging mars a fine performance of The Cunning Little Vixen

By , 12 October 2017
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New York City

Leif Ove Andsnes unleashes Nordic magic with the New York Philharmonic

By , 12 October 2017
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Birmingham

The Mariinsky Orchestra excels in an all Russian programme in Birmingham

By , 12 October 2017
*****
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Seattle

An evening of Mendelssohn and Schumann with the Seattle Symphony and Gidon Kremer

By , 12 October 2017
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London

Fiction-laden history, musical truth: Ashkenazy brings Shostakovich to Battleship Potemkin

By , 12 October 2017
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Philadelphia

Rebirth of Cool: West Side Story in concert

By , 12 October 2017
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Birmingham

Sinaisky offers romance and revoultion in Birmingham

By , 11 October 2017
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London

Tasty Ravel the centrepiece of a delicious Pavel Haas Quartet recital at Wigmore Hall

By , 10 October 2017
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London

Classical tradition as Bernard Haitink joins the LSO for Brahms and Beethoven

By , 10 October 2017
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New York City

Kopatchinskaja and Campbell revive the art of the string duo at Park Avenue Armory

By , 09 October 2017
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London

Gergiev and his Mariinsky players spin stories at Cadogan Hall

By , 09 October 2017
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London

Valery Gergiev and a youthful Mariinsky surge through Scheherazade

By , 08 October 2017
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Chicago

Louis Lortie makes a Liszt pilgrimage in Chicago

By , 08 October 2017
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Leeds

Karabits and the Bournemouth SO bring Messiaen's “Song of Love” to Leeds

By , 07 October 2017
***11
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London

Impressive line-up graces the London Piano Festival

By , 07 October 2017
*****
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Hong Kong

Anomalies and good cheer with the Hong Kong Phil in Brahms and Dvořák

By , 07 October 2017
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Chicago

Alain Altinoglu and the Chicago Symphony find beauty in rarely trodden territory

By , 07 October 2017
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Atlanta

Spano conducts a concert version of Verdi's Otello in Atlanta

By , 07 October 2017
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Cleveland

An Italian journey for Cleveland Orchestra gala

By , 07 October 2017
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Cleveland

A turbulent Mahler 6 from Franz Welser-Möst and The Cleveland Orchestra

By , 06 October 2017
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Philadelphia

Philadelphia Orchestra: the season begins

By , 06 October 2017
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Edinburgh

Elgar and the Rite open Oundjian's final RSNO season

By , 06 October 2017
***11
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London

Exuberance and zest: Kozhukhin joins Rouvali and Philharmonia in Russian treats

By , 05 October 2017
***11
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London

On the edge of the precipice: Britten and Mahler from Janine Jansen, Semyon Bychkov and the LSO

By , 05 October 2017
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Manchester

Engaging and fluent performances from Elder’s Hallé

By , 05 October 2017
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Boston

Toothsome Delights: Sierra, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov with the Boston Symphony

By , 05 October 2017
*****
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Perth WA

In Perth, a most seductive flute: Emmanuel Pahud and the Australian Chamber Orchestra

By , 04 October 2017
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New York City

Carnegie Hall opens season with Gershwin and Bernstein

By , 04 October 2017
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London

Blazing recital from Leila Josefowicz at Wigmore Hall

By , 01 October 2017
*****
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Arden Hills

Creation on the quick: masterpieces composed in a hurry from the Saint Paul CO

By , 01 October 2017
****1
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London

Hand-crafted from start to finish: Salonen and the Philharmonia triumph with Mahler 3

By , 01 October 2017
*****
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Gateshead

Glass and Rachmaninov: Experiments in relativity by the RLPO at The Sage

By , 30 September 2017
****1
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Barcelona

Julian Rachlin thrills in Tchaikovsky's concerto in Barcelona

By , 30 September 2017
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London

Storm, stress and tension: Jurowski and the LPO in Mozart and Bruckner

By , 30 September 2017
***11
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Cleveland

Franz Welser-Möst leads Clevelanders in a ferocious Rite of Spring season opener

By , 30 September 2017
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Dublin

Nathalie Stutzmann's triumphant debut as principal guest conductor of the NSO

By , 29 September 2017
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Boston

A thunderstorm sang: Shostakovich and Beethoven from Andris Nelsons in Boston

By , 29 September 2017
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Liverpool

Polished Glass: a return to form with the Eleventh Symphony in UK première

By , 28 September 2017
****1
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