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Budapest

A splendid Solomon in Budapest

By , 01 February 2017
****1
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Zürich

A triple bill in Zurich: a case for the brilliance of youth

By , 01 February 2017
***11
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San Francisco

A speedy Beethoven Ninth disappoints in San Francisco

By , 01 February 2017
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Birmingham

Lermontov and Dostoyevsky? No, Petrenko and Danilov in thrilling Rachmaninov with the RLPO

By , 01 February 2017
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Milan

A jazzy offering: Riccardo Chailly explores new repertoire with the Filarmonica della Scala

By , 30 January 2017
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San Francisco

A walk through Bohemia with Gautier Capuçon and the PKF Prague Philharmonia in San Francisco

By , 29 January 2017
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London

Defying dictators: Soviet blockbusters given the St Petersburg Philharmonic treatment

By , 29 January 2017
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Birmingham

Challenging conventions: Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla's adventures in Beethoven and Mozart

By , 29 January 2017
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London

Alsop and the BBCSO totally immersed in Glass

By , 28 January 2017
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Des Moines

An alternative “three Bs" from JoAnn Falletta and the Des Moines Symphony

By , 28 January 2017
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Oxford

Karina Canellakis skippers a French voyage with the Oxford Philharmonic

By , 28 January 2017
***11
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Turku

Heavenly angels: Turku's new harp debuts in Rautavaara and Mozart

By , 27 January 2017
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Dublin

Fresh, exciting interpretations of modern music: an atypical Friday night in Dublin

By , 27 January 2017
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Barcelona

Gergiev brings the Mariinsky magic to Tristan und Isolde in Barcelona

By , 27 January 2017
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Houston

Adams' Doctor Atomic ignites Houston Symphony

By , 27 January 2017
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Berlin

The New American Gospel: John Adams in Berlin

By , 27 January 2017
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London

Shades of grey for a winter's day: the LSO, Chauhan and Grosvenor

By , 26 January 2017
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Barcelona

Greece and Germany in harmony: elegant refinement from Kavakos and Pace in Barcelona

By , 26 January 2017
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Washington

A Salute to Slava: The National Symphony discovers Weinberg

By , 26 January 2017
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New York City

A fresh and enlightening approach to Tchaikovsky from Bychkov and the New York Phil

By , 26 January 2017
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London

Unwrapping Beethoven's Piano Trios at King's Place

By , 25 January 2017
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Paris

By the rivers of Babylon: Daniel Harding conducts Widmann at the Philharmonie

By , 25 January 2017
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London

Illuminating Vaughan Williams from Jurowski and the LPO

By , 25 January 2017
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Prague

Gilgamesh: In Prague, a rousing revival of an ancient story

By , 25 January 2017
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London

Frenzy and passion: intense Sibelius from Chloë Hanslip and Alexander Shelley's fiery Prokofiev

By , 25 January 2017
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London

Breathtaking pianism: Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich at St John's Smith Square

By , 24 January 2017
*****
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Dublin

Chanticleer charms with wide-ranging programme in Dublin

By , 22 January 2017
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London

Terror to solace: Bruckner 9 with Nelsons and the Philharmonia

By , 22 January 2017
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Hong Kong

Dramatically powerful Siegfried as the Hong Kong Philharmonic continues its Ring cycle

By , 22 January 2017
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London

Daniil Trifonov, a poet at the keyboard

By , 21 January 2017
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London

Fidelio with footnotes from Vladimir Jurowski and the LPO

By , 21 January 2017
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Gateshead

Variety and dance from the St Petersburg Philharmonic at Sage Gateshead

By , 21 January 2017
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London

Power (and Padmore) to the ECO in Britten, Tippett and Woolrich

By , 21 January 2017
***11
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Chicago

Pure gold from the Clevelanders and Welser-Möst in Chicago

By , 21 January 2017
****1
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Oxford

Scintillating in Prokofiev, seductive in Schumann: Martha Argerich at Oxford

By , 21 January 2017
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Boston

Mieczysław Weinberg's music makes a belated Boston Symphony debut

By , 20 January 2017
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Liverpool

Revolutionary musings: Petrenko conducts Shostakovich 12 in Liverpool

By , 19 January 2017
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Edinburgh

Nicola Benedetti in wonderful partnership with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

By , 19 January 2017
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London

Hope and despair: Rattle transcends in Mahler 6 and Turnage première

By , 19 January 2017
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London

Urgent, driven Mendelssohn and Beethoven from Joshua Bell and the ASMF

By , 19 January 2017
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London

Bombshell Bruckner from Nelsons and the Philharmonia

By , 19 January 2017
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New York City

Sixty years on: Daniel Barenboim at Carnegie Hall

By , 19 January 2017
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Manchester

Storming Tchaikovsky 4 from the Hallé and Louis Langrée

By , 18 January 2017
***11
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Stockholm

Songs of the Heart: Iréne Theorin makes Stockholm Konserthuset debut

By , 18 January 2017
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Zürich

Quintessential Rachmaninov from La Fenice in Zurich

By , 17 January 2017
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Vancouver

Russian epics: Simone Lamsma's blistering Shostakovich with the Vancouver Symphony

By , 16 January 2017
***11
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San Francisco

Heartwarming recital from Itzhak Perlman in San Francisco

By , 16 January 2017
****1
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Saffron Walden

A thrilling tour opener from the Bergen Philharmonic

By , 15 January 2017
****1
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London

Le Grand Macabre at the Barbican: surreal, madcap, touching the sublime

By , 15 January 2017
*****
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Glasgow

Food for thought in Sir Harrison Birtwistle’s The Last Supper

By , 14 January 2017
****1
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