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Virginia Beach

Two discoveries at the Virginia Symphony: a world première … and a great countertenor

By , 09 April 2017
*****
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New York City

Outstanding Mahler by Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony

By , 08 April 2017
****1
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Vienna

Atmospheric Lenten concert by Currentzis at the Wiener Konzerthaus

By , 08 April 2017
****1
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Amsterdam

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra premieres Easter Passions

By , 07 April 2017
***11
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Dublin

Veni, vidi, vici: Vengerov's triumphant return to Dublin as violinist and conductor

By , 07 April 2017
****1
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New York City

Capuçon bows a pugnacious Shostakovich with Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

By , 07 April 2017
****1
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Atlanta

Spano and the Atlanta Symphony focus on Rachmaninov

By , 07 April 2017
**111
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Perth

La scala di seta: sparkling comedy from Scottish Opera in concert

By , 07 April 2017
****1
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Tallinn

Shadows and energy, ghosts and pomposity at Tallinn’s Estonia Concert Hall

By , 07 April 2017
****1
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Berlin

Barenboim and the Vienna Philharmonic offer style and substance in Mozart and Schoenberg

By , 07 April 2017
****1
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Liverpool

Fantastic decadence in Liverpool

By , 06 April 2017
****1
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London

The real deal: authenticity and spark from Jakub Hrůša and Philharmonia in Dvořák 8

By , 06 April 2017
***11
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Washington

Salute to Slava: Shostakovich under the baton of James Conlon

By , 06 April 2017
****1
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London

Haunting Berg from Jansen and Noseda; big-boned Mahler from the LSO

By , 06 April 2017
****1
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Geneva

A lacklustre Maid of Orleans in Geneva

By , 06 April 2017
***11
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Chicago

Dutoit unearths a Stravinsky rarity with the Chicago Symphony

By , 06 April 2017
***11
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Oslo

St John Passion disappointingly dispassionate in Oslo

By , 06 April 2017
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Cambridge

Mixed Bach: Bach Reconstructed from The Academy of Ancient Music

By , 05 April 2017
***11
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New York City

Valery Gergiev conducts the Munich Philharmonic in a problematic performance at Carnegie Hall

By , 05 April 2017
***11
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London

Debussy moulded by Melnikov at Wigmore Hall

By , 05 April 2017
***11
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San Francisco

Arabella Steinbacher delivers superb Beethoven with the DNSO in San Francisco

By , 03 April 2017
****1
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London

Rich pickings from Ivan Magrì's Rosenblatt Recital

By , 03 April 2017
****1
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London

Le Bœuf sur le toit: Paris in the Roaring Twenties celebrated at the Institut français

By , 02 April 2017
***11
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New York City

Exceptional chamber music afternoon with Uchida and Widmann at Zankel Hall

By , 02 April 2017
****1
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London

Yo-Yo Ma fascinates in Salonen's new concerto, while the NY Phil powers through Adams

By , 02 April 2017
***11
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Cardiff

Beethoven from Dresden in Cardiff

By , 01 April 2017
****1
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London

Beethovenian japes and sleepy Berlioz: New York Philharmonic continues its Barbican residency

By , 01 April 2017
***11
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Hong Kong

Pride and joy with Elim Chan and the Hong Kong Phil

By , 01 April 2017
****1
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London

New York Philharmonic opens its residency with polished Bartók and Mahler

By , 31 March 2017
****1
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New York City

The Gospel According to David Robertson and the St Louis Symphony Orchestra

By , 31 March 2017
****1
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London

The Rite of Spring a highlight from Leif Ove Andsnes and Marc-André Hamelin at Wigmore Hall

By , 30 March 2017
***11
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Chicago

Conlon and the Chicago Symphony show their rapport in Schubert and Mahler

By , 30 March 2017
***11
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Boston

Alain Altinoglu dazzles in Boston Symphony debut

By , 30 March 2017
*****
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Cleveland

Harry Bicket charms with all-Baroque Cleveland Orchestra program

By , 30 March 2017
****1
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London

François-Xavier Roth and the London Symphony Orchestra on peak form

By , 30 March 2017
****1
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Auckland

Esfahani's Poulenc the highlight of an all-French programme in Auckland

By , 30 March 2017
***11
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Amsterdam

Dark Prokofiev and Shostakovich from Yefim Bronfman and Andris Nelsons at the Concertgebouw

By , 29 March 2017
***11
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Lugano

Lakeside in Lugano: Julia Fischer and Daniel Müller-Schott

By , 29 March 2017
***11
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London

Late Style: Brahms and more with Jonathan Biss at Milton Court

By , 27 March 2017
****1
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London

Potency and mischief: Enterprising duos from imaginative Kopatchinskaja and Leschenko

By , 27 March 2017
****1
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Oslo

An almost all-Mozart programme closes the Oslo Church Music Festival

By , 26 March 2017
***11
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Manchester

From Russia with Love: the Hallé plays Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Stravinsky

By , 26 March 2017
***11
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London

Death be not proud: Nathalie Stutzmann and the LPO in Strauss and Mozart

By , 25 March 2017
***11
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Oslo

Not just Grieg: Oslo Phil plays an all-Norwegian programme

By , 24 March 2017
***11
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Boston

Awakening of happy feelings on a wintry March afternoon: Beethoven, Berlioz and Pintscher in Boston

By , 24 March 2017
****1
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Leamington Spa

High intensity from the Brodsky Quartet

By , 24 March 2017
****1
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Glasgow

A modern masterpiece: Scottish première of MacMillan’s Stabat Mater

By , 24 March 2017
*****
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Atlanta

Spano and Theofanidis create a powerful partnership in Creation/Creator

By , 23 March 2017
*****
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London

Mediterranean heat: a scorching Daphnis et Chloé from Altinoglu and the LSO

By , 23 March 2017
****1
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Stockholm

Depth and brilliance in Mahler's Third in Stockholm

By , 23 March 2017
***11
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