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London

Boris Berezovsky at the Royal Festival Hall

By , 05 June 2017
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Dundee

The Scottish Ensemble journeys to Eastern Europe

By , 31 May 2017
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Istanbul

Kandinsky and Chagall fail to camouflage patchy playing in Istanbul

By , 31 May 2017
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London

As time goes by: an evening of Tchaikovsky and Chopin with Nikolai Lugansky

By , 24 May 2017
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Basingstoke

A not so brief encounter with the Moscow Philharmonic

By , 23 May 2017
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Sydney

Feeling rather than seeing: Nobuyuki Tsujii’s Sydney recital

By , 22 May 2017
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New York City

At Carnegie Hall, Maurizio Pollini proves that one doesn’t have to be perfect

By , 21 May 2017
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Birmingham

Fabien Gabel brings a touch of French Romance to Birmingham

By , 26 April 2017
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New York City

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

By , 19 April 2017
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London

Late Style: Brahms and more with Jonathan Biss at Milton Court

By , 27 March 2017
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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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Dublin

Finghin Collins delivers highly expressive performance in Dublin

By , 09 March 2017
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Hiroshima

Hiroshima sends its message of Peace through Music

By , 16 February 2017
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Wrocław

Jan Lisiecki brings New Year's Eve sparkle to Wrocław

By , 31 December 2016
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Boston

Good news from the New World: Mendelssohn, Mozart and Dvořák with the Boston Symphony

By , 22 November 2016
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Baden

Hold the front page! Emanuel Ax dazzles at the site of Baden's former printing press

By , 04 November 2016
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London

Wigmore Hall englouti: exquisite aquatic recital from Philippe Cassard

By , 29 October 2016
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Melbourne

The Planets: Benjamin Northey leads Melbourne Symphony with discipline and assurance

By , 21 October 2016
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New York City

Two Masterworks of Unequal Weight

By , 11 October 2016
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London

Virtuosic command and intimate focus from Benjamin Grosvenor

By , 04 October 2016
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Jerusalem

Jerusalem's International Chamber Music Festival: secret lair of great pianists

By , 03 September 2016
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Verbier

Worshipping at the shrine of Grigory Sokolov in Verbier

By , 26 July 2016
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Sydney

Tchaikovsky’s melancholy, Chopin’s passion, Lang Lang’s brilliance

By , 08 June 2016
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New York City

Stolen Time and Broken Hearts at NYC Ballet

By , 11 May 2016
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Warm Springs

A gastronomical and musical French feast with the Garth Newel Piano Quartet

By , 30 April 2016
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Dublin

Yundi's Chopin disappoints in Dublin

By , 21 April 2016
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London

Power and intensity: Llŷr Williams continues thought-provoking Beethoven cycle

By , 19 April 2016
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London

Physically expressive Chopin from Ingrid Fliter

By , 06 April 2016
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Tokyo

Technical merit high, artistic impression mixed as Nobuyuki Tsujii plays Chopin

By , 30 March 2016
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London

Meeting two cultures: Richard Alston Dance Company's An Italian in Madrid at Sadlers Wells

By , 29 March 2016
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San Francisco

SFB’s Program 5 makes a splash with Swimmer and Dances at a Gathering

By , 16 March 2016
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London

Exquisite Chopin recital from Korean Competition Winner

By , 11 March 2016
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London

Profound and sublime: Maurizio Pollini rolls back the years

By , 02 March 2016
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Birmingham

Elfin magic, Russian restraint: a charming Ashton double bill at BRB

By , 20 February 2016
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London

Demidenko's Chopin a highlight of Flanders Symphony programme at Cadogan Hall

By , 16 February 2016
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Sydney

Seeing music, hearing paintings? Garrick Ohlsson’s Sydney recital

By , 15 February 2016
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Chicago

Wistful Schubert and Chopin from nonagenarian Pressler in Chicago

By , 24 January 2016
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London

Heart-thumping: Alexander Melnikov plays Chopin and Scriabin at Wigmore Hall

By , 23 January 2016
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Southampton

Inspirational Ravel from Alessandro Taverna at the Turner Sims

By , 16 January 2016
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London

Bruckner is so bracing: a tiring journey with the LSO

By , 06 December 2015
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Birmingham

Seong-Jin Cho makes a great first impression in Birmingham

By , 03 November 2015
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London

Technique over artistry fails to impress: Jan Lisiecki at Wigmore Hall

By , 30 October 2015
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Dublin

The triumphant return of Andsnes to Dublin

By , 29 October 2015
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Beauvais

Musical expressions of Pianoscope

By , 15 October 2015
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Seattle

Pacific Northwest Ballet - See the Music

By , 26 September 2015
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Milan

Baltic gusts in Milan: Paavo Järvi and the Orchestre de Paris

By , 11 September 2015
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Warsaw

Ivo Pogorelić at the Chopin Festival in Warsaw

By , 20 August 2015
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London

Prom 45 All is vanity: Dutoit and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's take on Shostakovich 15

By , 19 August 2015
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New York City

Pierre-Laurent Aimard: an overambitious recital at Mostly Mozart Festival

By , 17 August 2015
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Warsaw

A remarkable Tchaikovsky Polish in Warsaw at the Chopin Festival

By , 17 August 2015
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