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London

Bel canto Schumann unzipped by Enrique Mazzola and the Philharmonia

By , 08 June 2017
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Washington

Geeks and Gamines: Alice Sara Ott and the NSO at the Kennedy Center

By , 08 June 2017
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Istanbul

Víkingur Ólafsson Dazzles Istanbul With His Goldberg Variatons

By , 07 June 2017
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New York City

A felicitous debut at Carnegie Hall under the double sign of Florestan and Eusebius: Nikita Mndoyants

By , 07 June 2017
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Paris

Halévy's La Reine de Chypre claims three tenor victims in Paris

By , 07 June 2017
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London

Walton's First Symphony still blazes at the RFH

By , 06 June 2017
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London

Thomas Adès' Eroica

By , 06 June 2017
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Sydney

The Times They Are a-Changin': Nixon Tapes in Sydney

By , 05 June 2017
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London

Boris Berezovsky at the Royal Festival Hall

By , 05 June 2017
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London

Rosenblatt bows out in style with a fine recital from Nahuel di Pierro

By , 05 June 2017
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Halle

Baroque tenor Juan Sancho at the Halle Handel Festival

By , 05 June 2017
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Berlin

Orchestral fireworks: Staatskapelle Berlin at the Philharmonie

By , 05 June 2017
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London

An emotional dedication: Duruflé & Fauré Requiems at the Royal Festival Hall

By , 04 June 2017
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Manchester

A shattering Gurre-Lieder from the Hallé, BBC Philharmonic and Sir Mark Elder

By , 04 June 2017
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Istanbul

A bazaar performance underscores Istanbul’s Unusual Music Festival

By , 04 June 2017
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New York City

The MET Orchestra and Esa-Pekka Salonen in a revelatory pairing of Schumann and Mahler

By , 03 June 2017
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Glasgow

A life-affirming Mahler 3 moves and thrills in Glasgow

By , 03 June 2017
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Istanbul

The Music Route: A feast for peripatetic music lovers in Istanbul

By , 03 June 2017
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Oranjewoud

Koleva and the Rhythmonauts: Drumming at Oranjewoud

By , 03 June 2017
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Halle

Handel's Esther at the Halle Festival

By , 03 June 2017
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Seattle

Morlot in his element for L’Enfant et les sortilèges

By , 03 June 2017
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Amsterdam

Stenz conducts an impressive Babylon at the Holland Festival

By , 03 June 2017
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London

An operatic big hitter: Juan Diego Flórez at the Royal Albert Hall

By , 02 June 2017
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Prague

Prague Spring finishes with a stirring farewell

By , 02 June 2017
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London

Supergroup Messiaen at Wigmore Hall

By , 02 June 2017
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London

Adès and the Britten Sinfonia launch Beethoven cycle sensationally

By , 02 June 2017
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Chicago

Valčuha makes Chicago Symphony bow in a varied Central European program

By , 01 June 2017
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New York City

Immortals and human passions in New York Philharmonic’s Das Rheingold under Alan Gilbert

By , 01 June 2017
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Istanbul

In Istanbul, Beethoven's Violin Concerto comes with cannon and muezzin obbligato

By , 01 June 2017
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London

Stimulating programming and powerful performances the Philharmonia and Gustavo Gimeno

By , 01 June 2017
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Halle

Hammer blow: Handel's Deborah in Halle

By , 01 June 2017
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New York City

Salonen’s Mahler at Carnegie Hall: transparent, direct, with no pathos

By , 31 May 2017
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Dundee

The Scottish Ensemble journeys to Eastern Europe

By , 31 May 2017
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Istanbul

Kandinsky and Chagall fail to camouflage patchy playing in Istanbul

By , 31 May 2017
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Bergen

Psychologically splintered: Stuart Skelton leads a stellar Peter Grimes in Bergen

By , 30 May 2017
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Istanbul

An esoteric combination opens the aptly named Unusual Istanbul Music Festival

By , 29 May 2017
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Prague

Prague Spring plugs in and lights up

By , 29 May 2017
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London

The Agony and the Ecstasy: Bruckner, Bernard Haitink and the LSO

By , 28 May 2017
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Amsterdam

Radu Lupu delivers assured performance at the Concertgebouw

By , 28 May 2017
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Halle

Ann Hallenberg transports Halle Festival audience to Venice, 1729

By , 28 May 2017
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Chicago

Inon Barnatan makes Chicago Symphony debut with blistering Gershwin

By , 27 May 2017
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Birmingham

Ecstatically uncomfortable: a revelatory, risk-taking Turangalîla in Birmingham

By , 26 May 2017
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Auckland

Dynamic start to Juilliard415's New Zealand tour

By , 26 May 2017
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Belfast

Brooding darkness and brilliance: the Ulster Orchestra in Belfast

By , 26 May 2017
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London

Poignancy and optimism: Herbert Blomstedt and the Philharmonia in cathartic Brahms and Beethoven

By , 25 May 2017
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Berlin

Barenboim's Schubert symphony cycle continues in joyous fashion

By , 25 May 2017
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Atlanta

Runnicles and Smith master an all-French program in Atlanta

By , 25 May 2017
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Göttingen

Outstanding Brockes-Passion at Göttingen Handel Festival

By , 25 May 2017
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Barcelona

Orquestra Simfònica del Gran Teatre del Liceu excels in Tchaikovsky's Fifth

By , 25 May 2017
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Prague

Keeping modern music alive at Prague Spring

By , 24 May 2017
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