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London

As time goes by: an evening of Tchaikovsky and Chopin with Nikolai Lugansky

By , 24 May 2017
***11
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Quebec

Pictures at an Exhibition – without Mussorgsky – from Fabien Gabel and the Orchestre Symphonique de Québec

By , 24 May 2017
*****
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London

Palliative and consoling: Mahler 9 from Bernard Haitink and the LSO

By , 23 May 2017
*****
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Basingstoke

A not so brief encounter with the Moscow Philharmonic

By , 23 May 2017
****1
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London

Splendour falls on castle walls: authoritative Bartók from the Budapest Festival Orchestra

By , 23 May 2017
****1
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Barcelona

Temirkanov and Leticia Moreno: tradition and the future, together in Barcelona

By , 23 May 2017
*****
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Sydney

Feeling rather than seeing: Nobuyuki Tsujii’s Sydney recital

By , 22 May 2017
****1
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Rosdorf

Dramatic cantatas from Franziska Gottwald in Rosdorf

By , 22 May 2017
****1
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Laren

Le Trio Venturis promis à un brillant avenir

By , 21 May 2017
****1
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Brighton

Three Monteverdi “Epics” - Les Talens Lyriques come to Brighton Festival

By , 21 May 2017
***11
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Frankfurt am Main

Chamber Orchestra of Europe and Piotr Anderszewski in Mozart, Beethoven and more

By , 21 May 2017
*****
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New York City

At Carnegie Hall, Maurizio Pollini proves that one doesn’t have to be perfect

By , 21 May 2017
****1
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Winchester

Royal Choral Society impresses with Russian music at Winchester Cathedral

By , 20 May 2017
****1
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Paris

Nights in the Harem: Scheherazade spins her tales with the Orchestre Pasdeloup

By , 20 May 2017
***11
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Paris

Return to the harem: Marianne Crebassa seduces in Ravel's Shéhérazade in Paris

By , 20 May 2017
*****
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Hong Kong

Stravinsky and Arvo Pärt’s modernism trumps Rachmaninov’s romanticism with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta

By , 20 May 2017
***11
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San Francisco

Violinist Veronika Eberle Sails the Tricky Waters of Schumann's Violin Concerto at Davies Hall

By , 19 May 2017
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Prague

At Prague Spring, a legacy comes home

By , 19 May 2017
****1
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Paris

Autumnal Strauss, then a bracing mountain trek with the Staatskapelle Dresden in Paris

By , 19 May 2017
****1
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New York City

Invigorating winds tear into David Geffen Hall: NY Phil plays Thorvaldsdóttir Salonen

By , 19 May 2017
***11
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Dublin

A deeply moving Dream of Gerontius: Markson plumbs the depths with soloists and NSO

By , 19 May 2017
****1
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Berlin

Popularity contexts: rare Strauss and Rachmaninov pitted against Shostakovich at the Philharmonie

By , 18 May 2017
****1
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London

Inspired Holst and Vaughan Williams from Mark Elder and the LSO

By , 18 May 2017
****1
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Cleveland

Ligeti's intricate Piano Concerto with Pierre-Laurent Aimard highlights Cleveland Orchestra concert

By , 18 May 2017
****1
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Paris

From the Auvergne to St Petersburg: a travelogue with the Orchestre de Paris

By , 18 May 2017
***11
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London

Austrian Baroque with an exotic twist

By , 17 May 2017
****1
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Birmingham

Skin-deep and saccharine: a one-dimensional performance from Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall

By , 16 May 2017
*1111
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Sydney

E pluribus unum: the ACO’s Soloists concert in Sydney

By , 16 May 2017
****1
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Southampton

Peter Donohoe triumphs with Prokofiev at the Turner Sims

By , 16 May 2017
*****
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London

A poised and pretty outing of a prodigy's exercises

By , 16 May 2017
****1
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London

Handel on tour: The English Concert's star-studded Ariodante reaches London's Barbican

By , 16 May 2017
****1
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Vienna

Toronto Symphony a Season Highlight at the Konzerthaus Wien

By , 16 May 2017
****1
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London

Sultans and Boyars: a Russo-Turkish alliance from Znaider and the LSO

By , 14 May 2017
****1
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Göttingen

Israel in Egypt in Göttingen

By , 14 May 2017
***11
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Stockholm

French Baroque in Stockholm: the Orfeus Barockensemble plays Rameau

By , 14 May 2017
****1
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Montreal

The remarkable results of a long-term collaboration: Orchestre Métropolitain in Montreal

By , 14 May 2017
****1
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Tokyo

Pinchas Steinberg brings Bohemia’s woods and fields to the heart of Tokyo

By , 13 May 2017
****1
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Göttingen

Return of Dominique Labelle to Göttingen

By , 13 May 2017
*****
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London

A Russian journey of the spirit at King's Place

By , 12 May 2017
****1
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Dublin

Lamsma dishes up a mesmerizing Shostakovich Violin concerto no.1

By , 12 May 2017
****1
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London

A Bliss revival at the Barbican from Sir Andrew Davis and the BBCSO

By , 12 May 2017
****1
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Gateshead

Bostridge and Vogt perform Schubert and Beethoven at The Sage

By , 12 May 2017
****1
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Berlin

Shades of heroism: thrilling Shostakovich and Strauss at the Philharmonie

By , 12 May 2017
*****
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Prague

A crashing disappointment to open Prague Spring

By , 12 May 2017
**111
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Barcelona

AKAMUS struggles with Bach in Barcelona

By , 11 May 2017
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Baden

Brahms meets Schlumpf: a marriage of old and new in Baden

By , 11 May 2017
****1
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Washington

Russian Romanticism and contemporary Americana from Gustavo Gimeno and the National Symphony

By , 11 May 2017
****1
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Auckland

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and Rumon Gamba push musical boundaries

By , 11 May 2017
****1
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Brighton

Sarah Connolly and Joseph Middleton: a class act at Brighton Festival

By , 11 May 2017
****1
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London

There’s no place like Rome: Pappano and the Santa Cecilians dazzle in Respighi

By , 11 May 2017
****1
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