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Sydney

Semi-conductor creates electric atmosphere: Joshua Bell and the ASMF in Sydney

By , 22 April 2017
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Hong Kong

Jaap van Zweden’s artistic vision triumphs in Hong Kong Mahler Six

By , 22 April 2017
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Sydney

A pot-pourri of British music in Sydney

By , 21 April 2017
***11
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Boston

Mozart in a minor key: Radu Lupu and the Requiem with the Boston Symphony

By , 21 April 2017
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Washington

Water-themed music presents rich diversity

By , 20 April 2017
***11
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Chicago

Chicago Symphony concertmaster Robert Chen shines in Pärt and Bartók

By , 20 April 2017
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Houston

Houston Symphony's fierce Red Violin and opulent Pines of Rome

By , 20 April 2017
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Cleveland

Vaughan Williams' Oboe Concerto receives a belated Cleveland Orchestra première

By , 20 April 2017
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Oslo

Memories of music past: Mahler and Buene in Oslo

By , 20 April 2017
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Gothenburg

Rare Strauss and impeccable Sibelius: Iceland Symphony Orchestra in Gothenburg

By , 19 April 2017
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London

Quicksilver clarity: Classical innovations from Faust and the OAE

By , 18 April 2017
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London

A string orchestra showcase from Daniel Hope and the Basel Chamber Orchestra

By , 18 April 2017
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Strasbourg

“Gloire à DiDonato”: Les Troyens takes Strasbourg by storm

By , 17 April 2017
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Tokyo

Znaider, Luisi, and NHKSO Tokyo show that Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto is anything but overdone

By , 15 April 2017
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Houston

Underwhelming Lost Cello Concerto at Houston Symphony

By , 13 April 2017
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London

After an imperfect start, Dvořák’s Requiem catches fire at the Barbican

By , 13 April 2017
***11
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New York City

The Takács Quartet plays a selection of Beethoven quartets, letting the New York public hope for more

By , 13 April 2017
*****
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Chicago

Dutoit and Chicago Symphony reach the sublime in Easter program

By , 13 April 2017
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Birmingham

Pulling shapes: Edward Gardner and the CBSO triumph in Haydn and Mahler 5

By , 13 April 2017
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Gateshead

The story of a nation: Royal Northern Sinfonia's Israel in Egypt

By , 13 April 2017
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Bogotá

Seriously international: Bogotá's Russian Season opens

By , 12 April 2017
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London

Russian heart: terrific performances from Mariss Jansons and the Bavarian RSO

By , 11 April 2017
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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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Sydney

Outbreak of Violins: the ACO plays Bach and Haydn at the Sydney Opera House

By , 09 April 2017
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London

Russian Nights: Denève and the Brussels Philharmonic visit Cadogan Hall

By , 09 April 2017
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Vienna

Atmospheric Lenten concert by Currentzis at the Wiener Konzerthaus

By , 08 April 2017
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New York City

Outstanding Mahler by Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony

By , 08 April 2017
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Atlanta

Spano and the Atlanta Symphony focus on Rachmaninov

By , 07 April 2017
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Perth

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

By , 07 April 2017
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Tallinn

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

By , 07 April 2017
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Berlin

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

By , 07 April 2017
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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
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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
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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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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
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London

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

By , 06 April 2017
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Cambridge

Mixed Bach: Bach Reconstructed from The Academy of Ancient Music

By , 05 April 2017
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New York City

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

By , 05 April 2017
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London

Debussy moulded by Melnikov at Wigmore Hall

By , 05 April 2017
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San Francisco

Arabella Steinbacher delivers superb Beethoven with the DNSO in San Francisco

By , 03 April 2017
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London

Rich pickings from Ivan Magrì's Rosenblatt Recital

By , 03 April 2017
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New York City

Exceptional chamber music afternoon with Uchida and Widmann at Zankel Hall

By , 02 April 2017
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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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London

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

By , 02 April 2017
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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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