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Sydney

A quartet made for Shostakovich: The Pacifica Quartet in Sydney

By , 24 June 2017
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Moreton-in-Marsh

Impressive singing in Longborough Fidelio

By , 24 June 2017
***11
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Milan

Highly uplifting: Haitink conducts Beethoven's Missa solemnis at La Scala

By , 23 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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Chicago

Bracing Bartók and Beethoven from the Juilliard String Quartet at Ravinia

By , 20 June 2017
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London

From minor keys to major delight: Quatuor Ebène close their European tour at Wigmore Hall

By , 18 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

Cultured and complete: Nicolas Altstaedt and Alexander Lonquich survey Beethoven’s cello sonatas

By , 15 June 2017
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London

An immense pianistic journey: Igor Levit's Beethoven cycle closes at Wigmore Hall

By , 13 June 2017
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New York City

A felicitous debut at Carnegie Hall under the double sign of Florestan and Eusebius: Nikita Mndoyants

By , 07 June 2017
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London

Thomas Adès' Eroica

By , 06 June 2017
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London

Boris Berezovsky at the Royal Festival Hall

By , 05 June 2017
***11
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London

Adès and the Britten Sinfonia launch Beethoven cycle sensationally

By , 02 June 2017
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Istanbul

In Istanbul, Beethoven's Violin Concerto comes with cannon and muezzin obbligato

By , 01 June 2017
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Belfast

Brooding darkness and brilliance: the Ulster Orchestra in Belfast

By , 26 May 2017
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London

Poignancy and optimism: Herbert Blomstedt and the Philharmonia in cathartic Brahms and Beethoven

By , 25 May 2017
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Sydney

Feeling rather than seeing: Nobuyuki Tsujii’s Sydney recital

By , 22 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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Gateshead

Bostridge and Vogt perform Schubert and Beethoven at The Sage

By , 12 May 2017
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Chicago

Perahia’s Chicago recital anchored by a probing Hammerklavier

By , 07 May 2017
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London

The revolutionary spirit tamed: the LPO in Lindberg and Beethoven

By , 06 May 2017
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Croissy

Lukas Geniušas et Aylen Pritchin en alchimistes des sons aux Musicales de Croissy

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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Washington

Water-themed music presents rich diversity

By , 20 April 2017
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New York City

The Takács Quartet plays a selection of Beethoven quartets, letting the New York public hope for more

By , 13 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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Hong Kong

Pride and joy with Elim Chan and the Hong Kong Phil

By , 01 April 2017
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Cardiff

Beethoven from Dresden in Cardiff

By , 01 April 2017
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London

Beethovenian japes and sleepy Berlioz: New York Philharmonic continues its Barbican residency

By , 01 April 2017
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London

A bold triple bill from English National Ballet, bookended by two masters

By , 24 March 2017
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Boston

Awakening of happy feelings on a wintry March afternoon: Beethoven, Berlioz and Pintscher in Boston

By , 24 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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Tokyo

Soul-searching: Sir András Schiff in Tokyo

By , 21 March 2017
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London

Inspiring Beethoven and Haydn from Ádám Fischer and the OAE

By , 20 March 2017
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San Francisco

Gil Shaham thrills San Francisco with vivacious Barber Concerto

By , 18 March 2017
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New York City

Jürgen Flimm's production of Fidelio returns to The Met after a long absence

By , 16 March 2017
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London

A classy collaboration: Igor Levit and Fabio Luisi ooze quality in Beethoven and Brahms

By , 16 March 2017
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Boston

Chamber intimacy and bold brushstrokes: Bernard Haitink in Boston

By , 16 March 2017
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London

Gautier Capuçon and Frank Braley impress in mercurial Debussy

By , 15 March 2017
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London

Passion and commitment: Maurizio Pollini at Royal Festival Hall

By , 14 March 2017
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Barcelona

Dudamel conquers Barcelona with Beethoven’s symphonies

By , 13 March 2017
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Berlin

Rebels without a cause: Teodor Currentzis in Berlin

By , 13 March 2017
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London

An instrument finely dissected: Alisa Weilerstein lays bare the cello’s dusky entrails

By , 07 March 2017
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Oxford

Last minute replacement fails to dampen enthusiasm for an enjoyable evening at the Sheldonian

By , 06 March 2017
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Macclesfield

Small-scale but energetic Beethoven in Echoes of Vienna

By , 04 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

From Vienna to the New World: Beethoven and Dvořák from the Vienna Tonkünstler

By , 26 February 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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London

Emperors and prophets from Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Philharmonia

By , 23 February 2017
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London

Perahia and the ASMF are full of the joys of spring in Beethoven

By , 20 February 2017
*****
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