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Amsterdam

Diana Damrau puts the sparkle into the RCO’s Opening Night in Amsterdam

By , 14 September 2017
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London

Prom 58: Cinematic splendour and patriotic fervour from the Cincinnati Symphony

By , 27 August 2017
****1
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Los Angeles

BalletNOW suffers from miscasting and a quality of je ne sais quoi.

By , 28 July 2017
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New York City

Mostly Mozart opens in major key exuberance

By , 26 July 2017
*****
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Amsterdam

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra plays the Best of Bernstein

By , 07 July 2017
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New York City

The all-Robbins Bill: Fancy Free, Moves, and The Concert

By , 19 April 2017
***11
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Hamburg

Jan Lisiecki tames Toyota’s troublesome acoustics at the Elphi in Hamburg

By , 15 March 2017
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London

Italian Passion ignites a blazing Inextinguishable Symphony at the Barbican

By , 05 February 2017
****1
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Cologne

Not easily assimilated: Candide in Cologne

By , 07 December 2016
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Turin

Sixty years after its debut, Bernstein's West Side Story is back in a traditional version

By , 06 December 2016
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Bristol

Labèque sisters captivate with Schubert and Glass

By , 28 October 2016
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New York City

ABT: Her Notes, Symposium and Brahms-Haydn Variations

By , 23 October 2016
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Seattle

The Joyce of Music: Seattle Symphony's opening night

By , 17 September 2016
****1
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Costa Mesa

Renée in the OC: Fleming opens Pacific Symphony season

By , 13 September 2016
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Edinburgh

An epic Shostakovich 5 as Marin Alsop introduces the São Paulo Symphony to the EIF

By , 22 August 2016
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Bolzano

The European Union Youth Orchestra triumphs in Bolzano

By , 19 August 2016
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London

Prom 44: Brushing up our Shakespeare on Stage and Screen

By , 18 August 2016
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Chicago

Bernstein’s Age of Anxiety highlights Zinman’s Ravinia program

By , 09 August 2016
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London

Prom 10: Frothy and fast-paced: Ten Pieces Secondary Prom roars to life

By , 23 July 2016
****1
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Seattle

Philippe Quint performs programme of “Bernstein & Beyond” in Seattle

By , 24 June 2016
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San Francisco

A fabulous night On the Town with the San Francisco Symphony

By , 25 May 2016
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Salzburg

In Salzburg, how do you solve a problem like two Marias? West Side Story at the Whitsun Festival

By , 13 May 2016
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New York City

Stolen Time and Broken Hearts at NYC Ballet

By , 11 May 2016
****1
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Birmingham

Starry night for star-cross'd lovers in Birmingham

By , 23 April 2016
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Barcelona

Softest music to attending ears: Catalonia celebrates Romeo and Juliet

By , 03 April 2016
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Liverpool

Dazzling Nielsen from Lindberg and the RLPO

By , 03 March 2016
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Sydney

Marsalis in Sydney: "It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing"

By , 27 February 2016
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New York City

Abraham.in.Motion: A raw, jagged take on injustice

By , 10 November 2015
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Manchester

Bernstein's Serenade a highlight of the BBC Phil's celebration

By , 09 October 2015
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Houston

The Firebird makes for a winning opening night at Houston Symphony Orchestra

By , 12 September 2015
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London

Prom 67: Bravura Bernstein with the John Wilson Orchestra

By , 05 September 2015
****1
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Milan

An orchestral dance-off from the Sinfónica Juvenil “Teresa Carreño": El Sistema at La Scala

By , 24 August 2015
****1
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New York City

The Royal Ballet’s Gala Sandwich Program

By , 27 June 2015
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Vancouver

A witty, characterful Candide in Vancouver

By , 08 June 2015
****1
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New York City

The Two Sides of Jerome Robbins: The Showman and the Poet

By , 20 May 2015
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London

Sun worship: ecstatic playing from the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

By , 04 May 2015
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Edinburgh

An American in Edinburgh: Peter Oundjian and the RSNO explore modern America

By , 20 March 2015
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New York City

“Hooray for Love!” Jessye Norman and Mark Markham perform love songs from the Great American Songbook

By , 14 February 2015
****1
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San Francisco

Lamplighters glitter in Bernstein’s Candide

By , 31 January 2015
****1
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Montreal

Bold and eclectic: Nagano commanding in Bartók in Montréal

By , 13 January 2015
***11
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Dundee

The Hebrides Ensemble's American Journey... with Elvis on bassoon

By , 11 November 2014
****1
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London

Amidst the fields of poppies: The Royal Ballet's commemorative programme.

By , 07 November 2014
****1
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Zürich

Pep and madness: An inspired programme of American Music in Zurich

By , 31 October 2014
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New York City

ABT triple bill: Raymonda Divertissements, Seven Sonatas and Fancy Free

By , 25 October 2014
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San Diego

Lola Astanova's meticulous Rachmaninov a tour de force in San Diego gala

By , 25 October 2014
****1
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Berlin

Candide lights up the stage of the Berlin State Opera

By , 21 September 2014
****1
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San Diego

Ailyn Pérez and Stephen Costello show San Diego Opera the way forward

By , 05 September 2014
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Glasgow

Bernstein, Shostakovich and Vaughan Williams from Ross Gunning's Glasgow Philharmonia

By , 29 June 2014
****1
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Prague

Gidon Kremer at Prague Spring: political consciousness and superb musicianship

By , 16 May 2014
****1
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London

Star-cross’d Prokofiev and Bernstein raise the emotional temperature

By , 17 March 2014
***11
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