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Lenox

At Tanglewood, a weak contextualization of Shostakovich’s String Quartet no. 14

By , 19 July 2017
***11
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London

Prom 7: Primordial sludge: BBC Symphony finds common threads in Berlioz, Rebel and Dusapin

By , 19 July 2017
****1
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London

Prom 6: RAH resounds with Nicola Benedetti's extraordinary Shostakovich

By , 18 July 2017
****1
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London

PCM1: the Proms celebrates Monteverdi with I Fagiolini

By , 17 July 2017
***11
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London

Prom 5: Brilliantly played 20th-century classics from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales

By , 17 July 2017
***11
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London

Prom 4: Great Birtwistle and Elgar from Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin

By , 16 July 2017
****1
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London

Prom 3: Haitink shows classical restraint in Mozart and Schumann

By , 16 July 2017
***11
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London

Prom 2: A love letter from Berlin as Barenboim and the Staatskapelle make Elgar their own

By , 15 July 2017
****1
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Lenox

One Rheingold to rule them all: the Boston Symphony and Andris Nelsons at Tanglewood

By , 15 July 2017
*****
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Melbourne

Melbourne Symphony plays Mozart 40: a meeting of masterly musical minds

By , 15 July 2017
****1
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Auckland

Fascinating Manon Lescaut in Auckland

By , 14 July 2017
****1
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London

From Auber to Halévy: El-Khoury and Spyres celebrate a pair of French stars in style

By , 14 July 2017
****1
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London

Prom 1: Fuel to the Proms fire on the First Night

By , 14 July 2017
****1
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Berlin

Hidden gems at the New Life Festival in Berlin

By , 14 July 2017
**111
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Sydney

Alina Ibragimova impresses with feverish Bartók in Sydney

By , 14 July 2017
****1
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Lenox

Reminiscences of French Baroque at Tanglewood

By , 14 July 2017
****1
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Amsterdam

Wrong rep sinks opera evening at the Concertgebouw

By , 12 July 2017
**111
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London

A pioneering spirit: Rattle’s imaginary journey through Haydn

By , 11 July 2017
****1
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Savonlinna

From the castle to the church: a concert of two choirs at Savonlinna

By , 09 July 2017
***11
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London

Reluctantly grounded, A Trip to the Moon misses its lift-off

By , 09 July 2017
**111
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Lenox

A Tanglewood afternoon without clouds

By , 09 July 2017
****1
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Katonah

Bellini's Il pirata docks at Caramoor

By , 08 July 2017
***11
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Cleveland

Hallucinatory Symphonie fantastique from Cleveland Orchestra

By , 08 July 2017
****1
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Lenox

An outstanding performance: Andris Nelsons’ first opening night at Tanglewood

By , 07 July 2017
****1
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Amsterdam

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra plays the Best of Bernstein

By , 07 July 2017
****1
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Riga

Latvian Radio Choir resplendent in Gregorian chant and the Eton Choir Book

By , 06 July 2017
****1
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London

Tender and mischievous: Andreas Ottensamer and José Gallardo shine at Wigmore Hall

By , 06 July 2017
****1
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Birmingham

Igor Levit explores the interior worlds of Shostakovich's 24 Preludes and Fugues

By , 05 July 2017
*****
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Llangollen

Neither shocking nor shabby: Tosca at Llangollen

By , 04 July 2017
****1
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Sydney

Intimate Schumann, delightful Mozart: ACO collaborates with Kristian Bezuidenhout

By , 04 July 2017
****1
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London

Maurice Steger thrills with his virtuosic wizardry at Wigmore Hall

By , 03 July 2017
*****
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Woodstock

The Escher Quartet in the bucolic Catskill Mountains

By , 02 July 2017
****1
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Tokyo

Paavo Järvi and the NHK Symphony in riveting account of Schumann and Schubert

By , 01 July 2017
*****
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London

English National Opera presents a fervent Gerontius at the Southbank Centre

By , 01 July 2017
****1
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Berlin

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla leads a not-so-traditional evening of music at Komische Oper

By , 30 June 2017
****1
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London

Silver threads and golden needles: Faust and Akamus weave impressively through Bach

By , 29 June 2017
****1
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London

Poulenc and Chabrier's operas have an eccentric outing at Royal College of Music

By , 28 June 2017
***11
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Berlin

Daring and grandeur in the final concert in Barenboim's Schubert cycle

By , 26 June 2017
****1
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Darmstadt

Mystery, energy and dancing in Darmstadt

By , 25 June 2017
****1
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London

A Mahler Third to savour: Robert Treviño triumphs in LSO debut

By , 25 June 2017
****1
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Seattle

Mahler's Fifth by way of Ligeti in Seattle

By , 24 June 2017
****1
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London

Bartoli and Jaroussky enchant at Wigmore Hall

By , 24 June 2017
****1
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Sydney

A quartet made for Shostakovich: The Pacifica Quartet in Sydney

By , 24 June 2017
****1
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Chicago

Muti in his element: Italian opera with the Chicago Symphony and Chorus

By , 23 June 2017
****1
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Melbourne

Journeys and landscapes: the Melbourne Symphony plays Strauss and Beethoven

By , 23 June 2017
***11
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London

A Vespers on wilted wings: the AAM tackle Monteverdi

By , 23 June 2017
***11
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Milan

Highly uplifting: Haitink conducts Beethoven's Missa solemnis at La Scala

By , 23 June 2017
*****
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London

Temirkanov and Kozhukhin show drive in Russian powerhouses

By , 21 June 2017
***11
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Amsterdam

Funeral fun with Franui at the Holland Festival

By , 21 June 2017
***11
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Toronto

Toronto Symphony season closes with Szymanowski and a rousing Carmina burana

By , 21 June 2017
****1
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