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Hamburg

Spanning the centuries with Andrew Manze at the Elbphilharmonie

By , 16 November 2017
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New York City

Garth Fagan Dance at The Joyce, Program B

By , 10 November 2017
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London

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

By , 07 August 2017
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London

Prom 13: a warm, if fatiguing, tribute to Sir Malcolm Sargent

By , 24 July 2017
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London

Walton's First Symphony still blazes at the RFH

By , 06 June 2017
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New York City

Richmond Ballet disappoints at the Joyce

By , 09 May 2017
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Birmingham

John Wilson and the CBSO present British classics with a difference

By , 01 March 2017
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Cardiff

Joyful noise: Walton’s mighty Belshazzar’s Feast in Cardiff

By , 01 December 2016
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London

Shrill frenzy: fierce Walton from Nicholas Collon and the Philharmonia

By , 01 December 2016
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London

Tales of water-sprites, tarantulas and icy landscapes: the LPO's Sibelius cycle concludes

By , 28 October 2016
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Boston

Rule Britannia! Walton, Elgar and Holst from the Boston Symphony

By , 21 October 2016
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Washington

The NSO season opens: celebrating Shakespeare American-style

By , 29 September 2016
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Birmingham

Spirit of England: Gardner galvanises CBSO in Walton's Second

By , 22 September 2016
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London

Prom 44: Brushing up our Shakespeare on Stage and Screen

By , 18 August 2016
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London

Prom 37: Webern, Brahms and a Watkins première from Søndergård and BBC NOW

By , 12 August 2016
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New York City

Sarasota Ballet at the Joyce: A Night at the Ashton Museum

By , 10 August 2016
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London

Inspired by Shakespeare: a London gala to celebrate The Bard

By , 23 April 2016
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Poole

Quirine Viersen impresses in Walton’s Cello Concerto at Poole's Lighthouse

By , 20 April 2016
****1
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Vancouver

Two monuments: Alexander Melnikov and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra play Beethoven and Walton

By , 12 March 2016
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Glasgow

Mavra and The Bear: Russian Tales delight at RCS Opera Studio

By , 27 February 2016
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Dublin

Coruscating Szymanowski from Barnabás Kelemen in Dublin

By , 27 November 2015
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Newport News

Orchestral and Choral Showstoppers from JoAnn Falletta and the Virginia Symphony

By , 16 October 2015
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New York City

New York City Ballet Presents: 21st Century (male) Choreographers

By , 16 October 2015
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London

Prom 26: Best of British crowned by an energetic Walton 2

By , 05 August 2015
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London

Prom 1: Spectacular Walton makes for a confident start to the 2015 season

By , 17 July 2015
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Leeds

Walton's Belshazzar's Feast celebrated in Leeds

By , 30 May 2015
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Manchester

Atmospheric Ives, a fascinating new concerto and revelatory Walton from the Hallé

By , 07 May 2015
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London

Everything but the kitchen sink: Walton's Belshazzar's Feast with the RPO and Bach Choir

By , 06 May 2015
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London

Definitive Walton from Andrew Manze and the LPO

By , 11 March 2015
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London

John Wilson builds on his passion for British music with the Philharmonia

By , 25 January 2015
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Birmingham

James Ehnes and Andrew Litton enthuse with the CBSO in an all-English programme

By , 10 December 2014
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London

Prom 76: A fitting close for the 2014 Proms season

By , 13 September 2014
****1
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London

Lean, clean, but underwhelming Rachmaninov from the Singapore Symphony

By , 02 September 2014
***11
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London

Roman Holiday at the Proms: Charles Dutoit and the RPO journey to the Eternal City

By , 01 September 2014
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London

Prom 35: Søndergård charts a sure progress through Sibelius’ Fifth

By , 12 August 2014
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London

Sir Neville Marriner revisits a celebrated Walton film score in Prom 32

By , 10 August 2014
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London

BBC Symphony Orchestra sail through unexpected changes

By , 01 August 2014
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London

Prom 10: Intimacy on a large scale

By , 25 July 2014
****1
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Perth

The sun shines on the NYOS Junior Orchestra Summer Concert

By , 11 July 2014
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London

Pappano and Jansen a perfect match with the LSO

By , 30 January 2014
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Aberdeen

Scottish Ensemble: Britain vs. Germany – you decide!

By , 24 October 2013
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London

David Bintley's Penguin Cafe Triple Bill: Birmingham Royal Ballet at Sadler's Wells

By , 15 October 2013
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Toronto

British and Russian music with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Itzhak Perlman

By , 25 September 2013
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London

Prom 65: Wars on the ground and in space at the Film Music Prom

By , 31 August 2013
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London

Prom Saturday Matinee 4: English Chamber Orchestra with Ben Johnson and Richard Watkins

By , 24 August 2013
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London

Prom 31: BBC Philharmonic and John Storgårds play coronation music, Bruch and Korngold

By , 06 August 2013
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Cleveland

Bramwell Tovey leads Cleveland Orchestra première of Barber Cello Concerto at Blossom

By , 04 August 2013
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London

Prom 24: The BBC Concert Orchestra in an an evening of British light music

By , 31 July 2013
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London

Prom 16: BBC NOW play British music and Tchaikovsky

By , 24 July 2013
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London

Pomp and circumstance: Music from the 1953 Coronation

By , 04 June 2013
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