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Tainted Love: a passionate Hungarian double bill in Hackney

By , 19 September 2017
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London

Prom 70: Karina Canellakis makes impressive Proms debut with the BBCSO

By , 05 September 2017
****1
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Melbourne

Bartók and Shostakovich with power and precision in Melbourne

By , 10 August 2017
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London

Prom 7: Primordial sludge: BBC Symphony finds common threads in Berlioz, Rebel and Dusapin

By , 19 July 2017
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Sydney

Alina Ibragimova impresses with feverish Bartók in Sydney

By , 14 July 2017
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London

A pioneering spirit: Rattle’s imaginary journey through Haydn

By , 11 July 2017
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Woodstock

The Escher Quartet in the bucolic Catskill Mountains

By , 02 July 2017
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Chicago

Bracing Bartók and Beethoven from the Juilliard String Quartet at Ravinia

By , 20 June 2017
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Liverpool

Visceral virtuosity and poetic pianism: Bozhanov debuts with the RLPO

By , 15 June 2017
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London

Boris Berezovsky at the Royal Festival Hall

By , 05 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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London

Splendour falls on castle walls: authoritative Bartók from the Budapest Festival Orchestra

By , 23 May 2017
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Frankfurt am Main

Chamber Orchestra of Europe and Piotr Anderszewski in Mozart, Beethoven and more

By , 21 May 2017
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Vienna

Toronto Symphony a Season Highlight at the Konzerthaus Wien

By , 16 May 2017
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London

Raw and thrilling Bartók and Mahler from the Philharmonia

By , 07 May 2017
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Berlin

Winding voices: Jansons places the clarinet centre stage in Berlin

By , 27 April 2017
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London

Antoine Tamestit presents first-class Bartók with the LSO

By , 23 April 2017
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Chicago

Chicago Symphony concertmaster Robert Chen shines in Pärt and Bartók

By , 20 April 2017
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London

A string orchestra showcase from Daniel Hope and the Basel Chamber Orchestra

By , 18 April 2017
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New York City

Capuçon bows a pugnacious Shostakovich with Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

By , 07 April 2017
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Glasgow

What’s behind Bluebeard’s 8th door? Chilling double bill from Scottish Opera

By , 01 April 2017
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London

New York Philharmonic opens its residency with polished Bartók and Mahler

By , 31 March 2017
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London

François-Xavier Roth and the London Symphony Orchestra on peak form

By , 30 March 2017
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London

Potency and mischief: Enterprising duos from imaginative Kopatchinskaja and Leschenko

By , 27 March 2017
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Seattle

“More Light! More Light!” Morlot and the Seattle Symphony tackle Beethoven's Fifth

By , 23 March 2017
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London

Hungarian tingle factor: Simone Young and the BBCSO in Bartók and Eötvös

By , 10 March 2017
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Philadelphia

Brilliant double bill of Swan Lake and Bluebeard's Castle in Philadelphia

By , 03 March 2017
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New York City

Consistency and acumen: Hagen Quartet shines in Zankel Hall

By , 01 March 2017
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London

Good hunting and friendly conversation: Artemis Quartet and Anna Vinnitskaya at Wigmore Hall

By , 23 February 2017
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Hamburg

Hair-raising Bartók and exceptional Mozart from the Mahler Chamber Orchestra in Hamburg

By , 23 February 2017
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Zürich

Dynamic Bartók from Julia Fischer in Zurich

By , 22 February 2017
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Poole

Luminous Lutosławski from Kirill Karabits and the Bournemouth Symphony

By , 15 February 2017
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New York City

Leonidas Kavakos and Yuja Wang: Effortless technique and enormous musicality

By , 08 February 2017
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London

Foot-stomping virtuosity from Martin Fröst and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields

By , 02 February 2017
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Saffron Walden

A thrilling tour opener from the Bergen Philharmonic

By , 15 January 2017
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Cleveland

Kirill Gerstein offers an intriguing match in Cleveland: Schoenberg vs Gershwin

By , 05 January 2017
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Atlanta

Oundjian leads polished Bartók in Atlanta

By , 05 January 2017
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London

An admirable aptness: Adams, Josefowicz and the LSO in Scheherazade.2

By , 08 December 2016
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Budapest

In memoriam Zoltán Kocsis: tribute by the Budapest Festival Orchestra tops a stunning concert

By , 02 December 2016
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Berlin

Rides in a fast machine: precision-engineered Adams, Bartók and Tchaikovsky from Alan Gilbert and the Berlin Phil

By , 02 December 2016
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London

Beauty and bite: intimate Mozart from Uchida and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra

By , 29 November 2016
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London

Bartók with bite from Zimmermann; intense but restrained Shostakovich from Valčuha and the Philharmonia

By , 24 November 2016
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Hamburg

Eötvös' Senza Sangue: at last, a real partner for Bluebeard's Castle

By , 06 November 2016
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Birmingham

Silent Cinema: Trpčeski and Măcelaru with the CBSO

By , 03 November 2016
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Boston

The Odd Couple: Charles Dutoit presents Mozart and Bartók with the Boston Symphony

By , 28 October 2016
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New York City

Stiffly obedient: Pablo Heras-Casado delivers straight readings with the NY Philharmonic

By , 27 October 2016
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Berlin

A concert of two halves from Iván Fischer and the Berliner Philharmoniker

By , 26 October 2016
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Cleveland

Brilliant Bartók from Yuja Wang and Jakub Hrůša in Cleveland

By , 20 October 2016
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Brno

Outstanding Bluebeard in Brno, but Erwartung disappoints

By , 16 October 2016
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Boston

Blood, guts and a little bit of danger: Jakub Hrůša’s auspicious debut with the Boston Symphony

By , 14 October 2016
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