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Stockholm

A mind-opening evening with the Borodin Quartet in Stockholm

By , 28 October 2017
****1
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London

Orchestral tales: Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan

By , 28 October 2017
****1
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Manchester

Hallé goes “beyond the score” to discover the danger behind Shostakovich 4

By , 28 October 2017
*****
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Zürich

An animated trio at the new Tonhalle Maag

By , 28 October 2017
***11
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London

An exciting combination of Schmitt & Sibelius from Oramo and the BBCSO

By , 27 October 2017
****1
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London

Heroism and darkness for the Emperor and Leningrad

By , 27 October 2017
****1
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Oxford

Caprice and conviction in the Oxford Philharmonic's Russian concert

By , 26 October 2017
***11
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San Francisco

Finnish music matters: Vänskä conducts Sibelius

By , 26 October 2017
***11
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London

Wrath, hellfire and Soviet shadows from Orozco-Estrada and the LPO

By , 25 October 2017
***11
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London

The sacred and the secular: RPO, City of London Choir and Hilary Davan Wetton

By , 24 October 2017
***11
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Zürich

The sublime and the jolly: Truls Mørk and the Czech Philharmonic in Zurich

By , 24 October 2017
***11
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Berlin

Into the light: the Deutsche Oper Berlin presents a winning Mahler Two

By , 23 October 2017
****1
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London

A trio of great Bs: Beethoven, Bruckner and Blomstedt

By , 22 October 2017
*****
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Los Angeles

Chicago and Muti keep it safe, delivering potent Brahms at Disney Hall

By , 22 October 2017
****1
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Manchester

Striking Beethoven 5 from Nicholas Collon and the BBC Philharmonic

By , 21 October 2017
****1
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New York City

Mahler and Sciarrino from Antonio Pappano and the Santa Cecilians at Carnegie Hall

By , 21 October 2017
***11
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Hamburg

Unexpected promise: Bryce Dessner at the Elbphilharmonie

By , 20 October 2017
***11
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New York City

A glorious return to Carnegie Hall for Martha Argerich

By , 20 October 2017
****1
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Edinburgh

Songful Schumann from Sir Roger Norrington and the RSNO

By , 20 October 2017
****1
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New York City

An evening under Bach’s sign with pianist-conductor Sir András Schiff

By , 19 October 2017
****1
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Atlanta

Morlot and Chen team up for thrilling Prokofiev in Atlanta

By , 19 October 2017
*****
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Prague

Season opener heralds a new era for the Czech Philharmonic

By , 19 October 2017
****1
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London

Energetic Scheherazade from Temirkanov and the Philharmonia

By , 19 October 2017
***11
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Boston

Utter despair and heavenly bliss: Ken-David Masur leads the Boston Symphony in incidental music

By , 19 October 2017
****1
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Amsterdam

Paula Murrihy a fantastic Sesto in Concertgebouw Clemenza

By , 18 October 2017
****1
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Vienna

Giulio Cesare in concert: Lawrence Zazzo and Emőke Baráth came, saw and conquered Vienna

By , 18 October 2017
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London

Raw passion: Alexander Dmitriev brings dynamic taste of St Petersburg to London

By , 16 October 2017
****1
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London

Veronika Eberle wows in Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto

By , 15 October 2017
****1
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London

Taste of honey: Roman Rabinovich sugar-coats Chopin, Haydn and Rachmaninov

By , 15 October 2017
***11
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New York City

Shedding light on inventiveness: the Takács Quartet and guests at Carnegie Hall

By , 14 October 2017
*****
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London

Mini-Mahler: a reduced but upscale Das Lied von der Erde at Kings Place

By , 14 October 2017
*****
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Dublin

Intriguing Irish opera Eithne makes a comeback after a century

By , 14 October 2017
****1
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Dublin

Giltburg delivers thoughtful Tchaikovsky in Dublin

By , 13 October 2017
***11
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London

Aurally spectacular Vaughan Williams and Birtwistle at the Barbican

By , 13 October 2017
****1
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Boston

East meets West: Ligeti, Dvořák, and Schumann with Gimeno and the Boston Symphony

By , 13 October 2017
****1
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Edinburgh

James Ehnes excels in Edinburgh with Beethoven's Violin Concerto

By , 13 October 2017
****1
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Edinburgh

Delightful Dvořák from Ticciati and the SCO in Usher Hall

By , 12 October 2017
****1
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Berlin

Blurred lines: Peter Sellars' half-baked semi-staging mars a fine performance of The Cunning Little Vixen

By , 12 October 2017
***11
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New York City

Leif Ove Andsnes unleashes Nordic magic with the New York Philharmonic

By , 12 October 2017
****1
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Birmingham

The Mariinsky Orchestra excels in an all Russian programme in Birmingham

By , 12 October 2017
*****
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Seattle

An evening of Mendelssohn and Schumann with the Seattle Symphony and Gidon Kremer

By , 12 October 2017
****1
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London

Fiction-laden history, musical truth: Ashkenazy brings Shostakovich to Battleship Potemkin

By , 12 October 2017
****1
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Philadelphia

Rebirth of Cool: West Side Story in concert

By , 12 October 2017
*****
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Cardiff

Scintillating season opener from Søndergård and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales

By , 12 October 2017
****1
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Birmingham

Sinaisky offers romance and revoultion in Birmingham

By , 11 October 2017
****1
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London

Tasty Ravel the centrepiece of a delicious Pavel Haas Quartet recital at Wigmore Hall

By , 10 October 2017
*****
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London

Classical tradition as Bernard Haitink joins the LSO for Brahms and Beethoven

By , 10 October 2017
****1
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New York City

Kopatchinskaja and Campbell revive the art of the string duo at Park Avenue Armory

By , 09 October 2017
****1
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London

Gergiev and his Mariinsky players spin stories at Cadogan Hall

By , 09 October 2017
****1
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London

Valery Gergiev and a youthful Mariinsky surge through Scheherazade

By , 08 October 2017
****1
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