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Glyndebourne

Keep calm and carry on singing: love and art overcome wartime adversity in Glyndebourne’s Ariadne

By , 25 June 2017
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Darmstadt

Mystery, energy and dancing in Darmstadt

By , 25 June 2017
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Melbourne

Journeys and landscapes: the Melbourne Symphony plays Strauss and Beethoven

By , 23 June 2017
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Cardiff

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2017: A Thrilling Finale

By , 18 June 2017
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Leipzig

Elisabet Strid makes an outstanding debut in new production of Salome in Leipzig

By , 17 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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Seattle

Thomas Dausgaard and Seattle Symphony climb Strauss' magic mountain

By , 15 June 2017
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Amsterdam

Beautiful role debut for Malin Byström in Amsterdam Salome

By , 09 June 2017
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Cardiff

Sumptuous performances from WNO in Der Rosenkavalier

By , 04 June 2017
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Chicago

Valčuha makes Chicago Symphony bow in a varied Central European program

By , 01 June 2017
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Istanbul

An esoteric combination opens the aptly named Unusual Istanbul Music Festival

By , 29 May 2017
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Quebec

Pictures at an Exhibition – without Mussorgsky – from Fabien Gabel and the Orchestre Symphonique de Québec

By , 24 May 2017
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Paris

Return to the harem: Marianne Crebassa seduces in Ravel's Shéhérazade in Paris

By , 20 May 2017
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Paris

Autumnal Strauss, then a bracing mountain trek with the Staatskapelle Dresden in Paris

By , 19 May 2017
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Berlin

Popularity contexts: rare Strauss and Rachmaninov pitted against Shostakovich at the Philharmonie

By , 18 May 2017
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Mannheim

Electric Elektra in Mannheim

By , 13 May 2017
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Berlin

Shades of heroism: thrilling Shostakovich and Strauss at the Philharmonie

By , 12 May 2017
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London

Explosive London recital debut from Lise Davidsen at the Wigmore Hall

By , 09 May 2017
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London

A radiant recital from Karita Mattila at Wigmore Hall

By , 06 May 2017
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Stockholm

Iréne Theorin shines in Strauss at the Stockholm Konserthuset

By , 04 May 2017
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Stockholm

Strauss' Don Quixote shines alongside a peace message in Stockholm

By , 28 April 2017
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London

An evening to cherish: John Mauceri and the LPO dignified and moving

By , 28 April 2017
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New York City

A foggy evening at the New York Philharmonic

By , 27 April 2017
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Cleveland

Vaughan Williams' Oboe Concerto receives a belated Cleveland Orchestra première

By , 20 April 2017
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Gothenburg

Rare Strauss and impeccable Sibelius: Iceland Symphony Orchestra in Gothenburg

By , 19 April 2017
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New York City

A Rosenkavalier for the radio at The Met

By , 17 April 2017
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Berlin

Fractures made whole: Claus Guth's shattering Frau ohne Schatten at the Berlin Staatsoper

By , 09 April 2017
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Naples

A shocking Strauss Elektra in Naples

By , 09 April 2017
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San Francisco

Arabella Steinbacher delivers superb Beethoven with the DNSO in San Francisco

By , 03 April 2017
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London

Death be not proud: Nathalie Stutzmann and the LPO in Strauss and Mozart

By , 25 March 2017
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Bodø

Adventures in knitting: A sensationally sung Ariadne auf Naxos in Bodø

By , 19 March 2017
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London

Star quality: Sondra Radvanovsky's Rosenblatt debut

By , 16 March 2017
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Costa Mesa

Ratmansky's Whipped Cream for ABT is Pure Eye Candy

By , 16 March 2017
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London

An unexpected debut: Mälkki steps in to conduct Brahms and Strauss

By , 12 March 2017
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Los Angeles

Patricia Racette's mesmerizing power as Salome in Los Angeles

By , 05 March 2017
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Düsseldorf

Opera inside out: Ariadne auf Naxos in Düsseldorf

By , 03 March 2017
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Oslo

The calm before the storm: Pärt, Strauss and Shostakovich with the Oslo Phil

By , 02 March 2017
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New York City

Schubert + Staar + (Strauss x 2) = Vienna Philharmonic and Franz Welser-Möst at Carnegie Hall

By , 24 February 2017
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London

Emperors and prophets from Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Philharmonia

By , 23 February 2017
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Washington

Cornelius Meister spins yarns wth the National Symphony

By , 16 February 2017
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Dublin

A strong Bruckner Te Deum from RTE Philharmonic Choir covers a mixed first half

By , 10 February 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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London

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

By , 26 January 2017
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Stockholm

Songs of the Heart: Iréne Theorin makes Stockholm Konserthuset debut

By , 18 January 2017
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Houston

Abduraimov's grand “Emperor” at the Houston Symphony

By , 12 January 2017
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London

Stop all the clocks: Renée Fleming's valedictory Marschallin at the Royal Opera

By , 17 December 2016
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Birmingham

Benedetti brings a sensational Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto to Birmingham

By , 07 December 2016
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New York City

Racette an unlikely success at Met's Revival of Salome

By , 05 December 2016
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Costa Mesa

Strauss' Vienna given the Hollywood treatment in Costa Mesa

By , 01 December 2016
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London

Natural wonders: Pappano and the LSO scale Strauss' Alpine odyssey

By , 24 November 2016
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