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Gateshead

Bostridge and Vogt perform Schubert and Beethoven at The Sage

By , 12 May 2017
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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
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London

A Russian journey of the spirit at King's Place

By , 12 May 2017
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Dublin

Lamsma dishes up a mesmerizing Shostakovich Violin concerto no.1

By , 12 May 2017
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London

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

By , 11 May 2017
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Manchester

Illuminating Brandenburgs from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment at The Bridgewater Hall

By , 11 May 2017
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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
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Washington

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

By , 11 May 2017
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Auckland

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and Rumon Gamba push musical boundaries

By , 11 May 2017
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Brighton

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

By , 11 May 2017
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San Francisco

European assortment from Charles Dutoit and the San Francisco Symphony

By , 10 May 2017
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Stockholm

French night in Stockholm with Stéphane Denève

By , 10 May 2017
***11
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London

Explosive London recital debut from Lise Davidsen at the Wigmore Hall

By , 09 May 2017
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Birmingham

Alina Ibragimova's Brahms thrills Symphony Hall

By , 08 May 2017
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Chicago

Perahia’s Chicago recital anchored by a probing Hammerklavier

By , 07 May 2017
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London

Raw and thrilling Bartók and Mahler from the Philharmonia

By , 07 May 2017
*****
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London

Anne-Sophie Mutter transplants Tchaikovsky to the 20th century

By , 07 May 2017
***11
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London

The revolutionary spirit tamed: the LPO in Lindberg and Beethoven

By , 06 May 2017
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London

A radiant recital from Karita Mattila at Wigmore Hall

By , 06 May 2017
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London

Drama and poetry: the BBCSO and Sakari Oramo bring Varèse alive and kicking

By , 06 May 2017
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Berlin

Grand designs: Rattle conducts Bruckner 8 at the Philharmonie

By , 05 May 2017
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Dublin

A sizzling hot Spanish offering: Moreno and Pons deliver exciting interpretations of Iberian music

By , 05 May 2017
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Sydney

Titanic effort by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in Sydney

By , 05 May 2017
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Basingstoke

A beguiling evening of exotic spice from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 05 May 2017
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Oslo

Loving interior decoration: bland performances in Oslo

By , 04 May 2017
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London

Smudgy haze and glaring sunbursts: Boulez and Debussy juxtaposed by Salonen and the Philharmonia

By , 04 May 2017
***11
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Stockholm

Iréne Theorin shines in Strauss at the Stockholm Konserthuset

By , 04 May 2017
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London

Full-on romantics: Tasmin Little lyrical in Tchaikovsky with Christoph König and RPO

By , 04 May 2017
***11
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Cleveland

Ambiguity, half-truth, obfuscation: a transcendent Pelléas et Mélisande by The Cleveland Orchestra

By , 02 May 2017
*****
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London

Classy Bach playing from Vilde Frang at Kings Place

By , 29 April 2017
***11
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London

An evening to cherish: John Mauceri and the LPO dignified and moving

By , 28 April 2017
*****
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Stockholm

Strauss' Don Quixote shines alongside a peace message in Stockholm

By , 28 April 2017
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Los Angeles

Morning Wagner at the Los Angeles Philharmonic

By , 28 April 2017
*****
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Barcelona

Bach dressed by other composers in Barcelona

By , 28 April 2017
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Leeds

Magnificent Turandot in concert from Opera North

By , 28 April 2017
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Minneapolis

Pugnacious Prokofiev from Ludovic Morlot and the Minnesota Orchestra

By , 28 April 2017
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Berlin

Winding voices: Jansons places the clarinet centre stage in Berlin

By , 27 April 2017
****1
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Manchester

Elegance and excellence from Elder and the Hallé at Bridgewater Hall

By , 27 April 2017
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New York City

A foggy evening at the New York Philharmonic

By , 27 April 2017
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London

Heaven and Earth: Marek Janowksi ascends Bruckner 7 and admires the view

By , 26 April 2017
****1
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Poole

Wonderfully fresh-sounding Weber and fiercely energetic Mahler in Poole

By , 26 April 2017
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Birmingham

Fabien Gabel brings a touch of French Romance to Birmingham

By , 26 April 2017
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London

Death, destroyer of worlds: John Adams conducts Doctor Atomic at the Barbican

By , 25 April 2017
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Barcelona

Sparkling Così fan tutte from René Jacobs in Barcelona

By , 24 April 2017
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London

A Scriabin marathon: Peter Donohoe scales the complete piano sonatas

By , 23 April 2017
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London

Antoine Tamestit presents first-class Bartók with the LSO

By , 23 April 2017
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London

Geographical and astrological surveys from the Philharmonia

By , 23 April 2017
***11
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Berlin

Youth and beauty: Barenboim and the Staatskapelle start their Schubert cycle in joyous fashion

By , 22 April 2017
*****
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