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The CBSO play Beethoven, Schumann and Wagner in Cardiff

By , 14 April 2018
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A thrilling Don Giovanni at Welsh National Opera

By , 22 February 2018
****1
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An uncomplicated, thrilling Tosca from WNO

By , 09 February 2018
****1
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Wheel of Fortune: Preziosilla spins Pountney's Force of Destiny

By , 02 February 2018
****1
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Springtime for Ryan Wigglesworth and the BBCNOW

By , 19 January 2018
****1
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Scintillating season opener from Søndergård and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales

By , 12 October 2017
****1
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An arresting From the House of the Dead at Welsh National Opera

By , 08 October 2017
****1
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Stark and spellbinding: Mussorgsky's Khovanshchina leads WNO's Russian season

By , 23 September 2017
*****
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BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2017: A Thrilling Finale

By , 18 June 2017
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Sumptuous performances from WNO in Der Rosenkavalier

By , 04 June 2017
****1
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Beethoven from Dresden in Cardiff

By , 01 April 2017
****1
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A musically and visually opulent La bohème from Welsh National Opera

By , 28 January 2017
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Joyful noise: Walton’s mighty Belshazzar’s Feast in Cardiff

By , 01 December 2016
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Majesty and beauty in Daphnis et Chloé from Tadaaki Otaka and BBC NOW

By , 10 November 2016
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A wonderful show: Welsh National Opera's Kiss me, Kate

By , 29 September 2016
****1
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Musically excellent but excessively brutal: Verdi's Macbeth at WNO

By , 17 September 2016
***11
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All that glitters: Tchaikowsky's The Merchant of Venice staged by Welsh National Opera

By , 16 September 2016
***11
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Cav & Pag: a nostalgia trip for Welsh National Opera

By , 29 May 2016
****1
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From the Somme's trenches: Iain Bell's In Parenthesis opens at Welsh National Opera

By , 13 May 2016
****1
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Programmatic and operatic premières in Cardiff

By , 01 May 2016
*****
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Augurs of Spring: strong Mariinsky double bill in Cardiff

By , 17 April 2016
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Strong performances in WNO's Marriage of Figaro

By , 20 February 2016
***11
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Extravagant impressions: new music and the BBCNOW pays homage to Dutilleux

By , 27 January 2016
****1
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Razor sharp: a bloody Sweeney Todd at Welsh National Opera

By , 08 October 2015
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Handel's Orlando given a lively update

By , 07 October 2015
*****
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Thomas Søndergård and his Welsh forces score a hit with Rachmaninov’s The Bells

By , 03 October 2015
****1
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Rosa Feola shines in Welsh National Opera's I puritani

By , 11 September 2015
***11
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When the voice alone is not enough: BBC Cardiff Singer prize eludes favourite

By , 21 June 2015
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Spiral staircase and paddling pool: Pelléas et Mélisande from Welsh National Opera

By , 29 May 2015
****1
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Leaving J.M.Barrie dangling: High-flying Peter Pan at Welsh National Opera

By , 16 May 2015
**111
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Star-gazing performances of Bowden and Holst as BBC NOW and Chorus perform a Mark Bowden première

By , 18 April 2015
****1
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Sparkling light and deep shade from the Gould Piano Trio in the Philharmonia's City of Light series

By , 03 March 2015
****1
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A composer portrait of B Tommy Andersson in Cardiff

By , 25 February 2015
***11
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An evening of starvation and gluttony with Welsh National Opera's Hansel and Gretel

By , 21 February 2015
****1
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Lobsters, bowler hats and The Financial Times: The Magic Flute given Magritte makeover by Welsh National Opera

By , 13 February 2015
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A too-delicate touch with the classics from Søndergård and BBC NOW

By , 05 February 2015
***11
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Late romanticism rises to a deafening climax: Langgaard, Korngold and Zemlinsky in Cardiff

By , 18 November 2014
***11
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Glass' The Trial in Cardiff: a new distillation and soundworld

By , 07 November 2014
****1
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Betrothal in a Monastery: Mariinsky forces sparkle in Prokofiev's comedy

By , 02 November 2014
*****
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Marc Chagall inspires a new production of Mosè in Egitto

By , 03 October 2014
****1
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Rossini's William Tell in fifty shades of grey

By , 12 September 2014
****1
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A Slavic Centrefold to the Welsh Proms

By , 23 July 2014
****1
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Usher House double bill fails to stand up

By , 13 June 2014
**111
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Glitter and black ostrich feathers prevail in WNO's Nabucco

By , 31 May 2014
***11
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Scant Sodom, no Gomorrah, but a riveting Moses und Aron

By , 24 May 2014
*****
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Enthralling sounds of Welsh harp and Senegalese kora

By , 13 May 2014
****1
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War-horses to the rescue: Brahms and Beethoven at St David’s Hall, Cardiff

By , 09 May 2014
****1
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St David's Day Gala in Cardiff

By , 01 March 2014
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A Powerful Relic from Post-war Germany: Welsh National Opera's Boulevard Solitude

By , 26 February 2014
****1
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Imogen Cooper plays Schumann at the RWCMD Steinway Series

By , 23 February 2014
****1
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