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London

Rattle brings out the LSO's brilliance in Das Lied von der Erde

By , 13 December 2017
***11
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Berlin

Happy 275th birthday, Staatsoper Unter den Linden!

By , 07 December 2017
*****
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Vienna

Uwe Eric Laufenberg’s Elektra a disappointment in Vienna

By , 05 December 2017
***11
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Vienna

Dreams and reality: a brilliant Daphne in Vienna

By , 04 December 2017
****1
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Dublin

Spectacular Strauss from Nathalie Stutzmann and the RTÉ NSO

By , 01 December 2017
*****
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Boston

Panoramas, Potions and Prokofiev: Leonidas Kavakos, Andris Nelsons, and the Boston Symphony

By , 01 December 2017
****1
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London

An evening of orchestral brilliance with Søndergård and the BBCSO

By , 23 November 2017
***11
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Munich

Die schweigsame Frau: a commedia del Kosky staging in Munich

By , 15 November 2017
***11
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Vienna

Golden Strauss echoes around the Musikverein as Bychkov scales the Alpine Symphony

By , 12 November 2017
****1
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Oxford

In Memoriam: Strauss and Brahms from the Soloists of the Oxford Philharmonic

By , 11 November 2017
****1
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Hong Kong

Mixed performances from Simon Rattle and the Berlin Phil in Hong Kong

By , 10 November 2017
**111
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New York City

Nearing the end of an era: Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall

By , 07 November 2017
****1
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Atlanta

Jun Märkl and the Atlanta Symphony conjure a powerful El amor brujo

By , 02 November 2017
***11
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London

Dumay and Lortie bring a trio of Sonatas from the 1880s to Wigmore Hall

By , 01 November 2017
***11
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London

Orchestral tales: Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan

By , 28 October 2017
****1
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London

Heights of expression: Oramo, Pogostkina and the BBCSO in full-bodied season opener

By , 27 September 2017
****1
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Vienna

Salome in Vienna is big on decibels, but short on detail

By , 21 September 2017
***11
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San Francisco

Night at the Elektra museum in San Francisco

By , 13 September 2017
****1
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Prague

A native son returns triumphant to Prague

By , 12 September 2017
****1
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Cologne

Tripping the light fantastic: a refreshing season opener from the Gürzenich-Orchester Köln

By , 03 September 2017
****1
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London

Prom 61: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra in blazing form under Sakari Oramo

By , 30 August 2017
*****
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Amsterdam

A late summer's night with Renée Fleming in Amsterdam

By , 28 August 2017
****1
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Grafenegg

Diana Damrau almost dazzles at the Grafenegg Festival

By , 27 August 2017
***11
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Lucerne

Beyond usual points of reference: an all-Strauss evening in Lucerne

By , 12 August 2017
*****
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London

Prom 30: Innovation, fantasy and Old Testament excess from Bournemouth

By , 07 August 2017
****1
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Worcester

Frank Beermann and the Philharmonia bring mischief and melancholia to the Three Choirs Festival

By , 26 July 2017
****1
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London

Sumptuous Strauss from Louise Alder in Wigmore jump-in

By , 22 July 2017
****1
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London

Prom 10: Live Beethoven in every sense from Collon and the Aurora Orchestra

By , 22 July 2017
****1
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Verbier

Sunny Strauss on Verbier's slopes from Renaud Capuçon and Denis Kozhukhin

By , 22 July 2017
****1
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Verbier

A Salome lacking drama at the Verbier Festival

By , 21 July 2017
**111
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Munich

Fairy Music: Petrenko conducts a revelatory Frau ohne Schatten in Munich

By , 02 July 2017
****1
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New York City

Trenary and Simkin Perfectly Sweet in ABT’s Whipped Cream

By , 01 July 2017
***11
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Darmstadt

Mystery, energy and dancing in Darmstadt

By , 25 June 2017
****1
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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
****1
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Melbourne

Journeys and landscapes: the Melbourne Symphony plays Strauss and Beethoven

By , 23 June 2017
***11
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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
****1
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Seattle

Thomas Dausgaard and Seattle Symphony climb Strauss' magic mountain

By , 15 June 2017
****1
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Liverpool

Visceral virtuosity and poetic pianism: Bozhanov debuts with the RLPO

By , 15 June 2017
****1
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Amsterdam

Beautiful role debut for Malin Byström in Amsterdam Salome

By , 09 June 2017
****1
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Cardiff

Sumptuous performances from WNO in Der Rosenkavalier

By , 04 June 2017
****1
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Chicago

Valčuha makes Chicago Symphony bow in a varied Central European program

By , 01 June 2017
***11
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Istanbul

An esoteric combination opens the aptly named Unusual Istanbul Music Festival

By , 29 May 2017
***11
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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
****1
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Berlin

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

By , 18 May 2017
****1
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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
****1
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