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Choir of Keble College, Oxford © Keble College
Cheltenham

Choir of Keble College brings fashion, flamboyance and fervency to the Cheltenham Music Festival

By , 05 July 2018
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Sir András Schiff © Nadia F Romanini
London

Cream buns from Schiff: Fine fare to close the OAE season

By , 04 July 2018
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Apollon Musagète Quartet © Marco Borggreve
Bantry

Riveting Franck at the West Cork Chamber Music Festival

By , 01 July 2018
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Quatuor Danel © Ant Clausen
Bantry

An exhilarating Beethoven “Razumovsky” Quartet no. 2 by Quatuor Danel

By , 30 June 2018
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Sasha Cooke © Dario Acosta
San Francisco

A phenomenally multi-layered Mahler 3 in San Francisco

By , 29 June 2018
*****
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Quatuor Danel © Ant Clausen
Bantry

A fascinating offering of chamber music at Bantry House in Cork

By , 29 June 2018
***11
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Esa-Pekka Salonen and Camilla Tilling © Camilla Greenwell | Philharmonia Orchestra
London

A thrilling Gurrelieder from Salonen and the Philharmonia

By , 28 June 2018
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Emmanuel Villaume © Milan Mošna
Prague

A sparkling season finale from PKF – Prague Philharmonia

By , 27 June 2018
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Ian Bostridge © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Berlin

Restless spirits: Pappano conducts Britten's War Requiem in Berlin

By , 26 June 2018
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Gianandrea Noseda © Steve J Sherman
London

Precision and abandon in the LSO's Shostakovich

By , 24 June 2018
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Frank Peter Zimmermann © Harald Hoffmann | Hänssler Classic
Zürich

From bravado to quiet prayer: Zimmermann and his “Lady” tackle Beethoven in Zurich

By , 21 June 2018
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Norwegian National Opera Orchestra © Jörg Wiesner
Oslo

On the waterfront: Vaughan Williams' A Sea Symphony closes the opera season in Oslo

By , 21 June 2018
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Andreas Ottensamer © Katja Ruge | Decca
Auckland

Stunning Weber from Andreas Ottensamer in Auckland

By , 21 June 2018
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Trevor Pinnock © Simon Jay Price
London

Japan and UK students on a joint journey of discovery

By , 21 June 2018
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Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic © Monika Rittershaus
Berlin

Simon Rattle's farewell Mahler 6 at the Philharmonie

By , 19 June 2018
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Anush Hovhannisyan © Vardan Aslanyan
Glasgow

Magnificent 10th birthday: Amicus plays Strauss and Mahler

By , 17 June 2018
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Elīna Garanča © Karina Schwarz | DG
Vienna

Vocal wonder: Elīna Garanča's Mahler with the Vienna Philharmonic

By , 16 June 2018
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Manfred Honeck © Felix Broede
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Symphony closes season with magnificent Beethoven and Berlioz

By , 16 June 2018
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Pablo Heras-Casado © Fernando Sancho
Hamburg

Latin fire and spirit from Heras-Casado and Piemontesi at the Elbphilharmonie

By , 14 June 2018
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Shiyeon Sung © Yongbin Park
London

Lovely programme... but the Philharmonia's Grieg and Tchaikovsky could deliver more

By , 14 June 2018
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Vestard Shimkus © Ars Produktion
Riga

Vestard Shimkus delivers exhilarating Dreamscapes in Riga

By , 13 June 2018
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Alisa Weilerstein © Harald Hoffmann | Decca
Birmingham

The good, the bad and the ugly: Shostakovich, Brahms and Simon Holt in Birmingham

By , 13 June 2018
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Belcea Quartet © Marco Borggreve
London

Emotional extremes from the Belcea Quartet and Antoine Tamestit at Wigmore Hall

By , 12 June 2018
*****
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Sigvards Kļava © Riga Festival
Riga

An inspiring, faith-filled concert from Sigvards Kļava and the Latvian Radio Choir

By , 12 June 2018
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Szilvia Rálik © Attila Nagy
Budapest

Hungarian State Opera's “Best of Ring”: Wagner highlights in Budapest

By , 11 June 2018
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Georgios Alexandros Stavrakakis, Sungho Kim and Pavel Petrov © Dzintari Concert Hall Jūrmala
Jūrmala

An exhilarating display of operatic talent at the Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition

By , 10 June 2018
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Francesca Aspromonte (Alceste) and Ann Hallenberg (Teseo) © Thomas Ziegler
Halle

Simply outstanding: Arianna in Creta at the Halle Handel Festival

By , 09 June 2018
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Lars Vogt © Giorgia Bertazzi
Gateshead

A self-confident Beethoven 9 from Lars Vogt and Royal Northern Sinfonia

By , 09 June 2018
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Juanjo Mena © Michal Novak
Manchester

The BBC Philharmonic say adiós to Mena

By , 09 June 2018
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Joyce DiDonato and Yannick Nézet-Séguin © Guido Pijper
Rotterdam

Yannick Nézet-Séguin says au revoir to Rotterdam

By , 09 June 2018
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Simon O'Neill © Askonas Holt
Auckland

Simon O'Neill's thrilling Wesendonck-Lieder in Auckland

By , 09 June 2018
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Eiji Oue © T. Ilijima
Belgrade

The Earth and other planets from the Belgrade Philharmonic

By , 08 June 2018
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Cuarteto Casals © Suntory Hall
Tokyo

The Casals in Tokyo: Pushing the boundaries too far? Or tasteful and genius?

By , 08 June 2018
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Die Musik by Gustav Klimt © Wikicommons
Vienna

Up close and personal at the Arnold Schönberg Center in Vienna

By , 08 June 2018
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Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducting in the Nikolaikirche, Leipzig © Bachfest Leipzig | Gert Mothes
Leipzig

Gardiner steps into his Ring of Cantatas in Leipzig

By , 08 June 2018
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Max Emanuel Cenčić © Anna Hoffmann
Halle

Rivals: Max Emanuel Cenčić pits Porpora and Handel against each other in Halle

By , 08 June 2018
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Andrew Manze © Benjamin Ealovega
Liverpool

Hough in exemplary Beethoven before Manze’s Antarctic tour

By , 07 June 2018
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Inon Barnatan © Marco Borggreve
Atlanta

Scheherazade ends the Atlanta season on a high

By , 07 June 2018
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Christoph von Dohnányi © Berthold Fabricius
London

Dohnányi returns to the Philharmonia for Beethoven, Mozart and Haydn

By , 07 June 2018
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Regula Mühlemann (Rosina) and Lukas Jakobski (Cassandro)
London

Youthful japes: La finta semplice at the QEH

By , 06 June 2018
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Meral Azizoğlu © Ali Guler
Istanbul

Music on the Orient Express: Meral Azizoğlu and the Gypsy Fire Ensemble

By , 06 June 2018
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Jörg Widmann © Marco Borggreve
Birmingham

A portrait in all but name: Jörg Widmann and the CBSO at Symphony Hall

By , 06 June 2018
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Ferhan & Ferzan Onder © Ali Guler
Istanbul

Playful light and colour from the Amsterdam Sinfonietta at the Istanbul Music Festival

By , 05 June 2018
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Paul Lewis © Jack Liebeck
London

Subtlety and gravity: Paul Lewis delves deep in mature Haydn, Beethoven and Brahms

By , 05 June 2018
****1
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Yuja Wang © Ian Douglas
London

Intimacy and brilliant showmanship from Yuja Wang at the Barbican

By , 05 June 2018
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Michael Tilson Thomas © Art Streiber
New York City

Carnegie Hall’s season ends on a high note, thanks to MTT and the Met Orchestra

By , 05 June 2018
****1
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Diana Damrau © Rebecca Fay | Erato
Vienna

Diana Damrau and Nicolas Testé: a variable evening of Verdi in Vienna

By , 04 June 2018
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Sasha, Mischa and Lily Maisky © Ali Guler
Istanbul

Life and death in Istanbul: Maisky family trio plays Mahler, Shostakovich and Schumann

By , 04 June 2018
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Hakan Güngör © Courtesy of Istanbul Music Festival
Istanbul

Melodies of Istanbul present a rich blend at Istanbul Music Festival

By , 03 June 2018
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Paavo Järvi © Kaupo Kikkas
London

Masterful Dukas and Rachmaninov and a Berlioz with more to be desired from the Philharmonia

By , 03 June 2018
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