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Birmingham

Plumbing subterranean depths at the hands of John Malkovich’s imagined malevolent dictator

By , 21 March 2017
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Dublin

Fresh, exciting interpretations of modern music: an atypical Friday night in Dublin

By , 27 January 2017
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London

Le Grand Macabre at the Barbican: surreal, madcap, touching the sublime

By , 15 January 2017
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New York City

Contrasting approaches to music making at the New York Philharmonic

By , 06 October 2016
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Montreal

OSM opens its season with a sophisticated Carmina Burana

By , 08 September 2016
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London

Proms At... Roundhouse: a microtonal affair from London Sinfonietta

By , 20 August 2016
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Ostrava

Aventures: Ligeti and Kotík at New Opera Days Ostrava opening night

By , 27 June 2016
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New York City

A musical jewel: Inon Barnatan in New York

By , 20 February 2016
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Cambridge

The moon at noon: Britten Sinfonia première of Anna Clyne commission

By , 19 January 2016
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Liverpool

Transports of Delight: Gimeno and the RLPO tell Exotic Tales

By , 16 October 2015
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Milan

Youthful vigour and eclectic treats from La Verdi and Chloe Hanslip

By , 25 September 2015
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Haddington

Danny Driver descends the Devil's Staircase at Lammermuir Festival

By , 19 September 2015
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Amsterdam

We have lift-off: NASA and the Rotterdam Philharmonic present Holst's The Planets

By , 30 August 2015
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Ostrava

Modern Merriment in Ostrava

By , 29 August 2015
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London

Prom 55: SWR and Roth in a first and final Proms hurrah

By , 26 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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Sydney

Metamorphoses of a 20 year-old string quartet: the Goldner Quartet in Sydney

By , 04 May 2015
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Dublin

Magical and mystical: the Latvian Radio Choir impresses in Dublin

By , 03 May 2015
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Chicago

Muti triumphs in diverse program in Chicago

By , 05 March 2015
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London

Antonii Baryshevskyi: an impressive Wigmore Hall debut

By , 02 March 2015
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London

Emotinally charged Webern, Berg and Ligeti from the LSO

By , 15 January 2015
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Vienna

Passionate advocates of modern music: Merlin Ensemble Wien at the Schoenberg Centre

By , 03 December 2014
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Amsterdam

Sublime Varèse and Ligeti in the Concertgebouw

By , 25 September 2014
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Lucerne

Barbara Hannigan: What the Hell is Going On?

By , 16 August 2014
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Amsterdam

A Showcase of Soundscapes: George Benjamin at the Concertgebouw

By , 20 June 2014
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New York City

Liszt under inspection from Marino Formenti at the New York Phil Biennial

By , 04 June 2014
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New York City

Ending on a high: Jansons and the BRSO conclude Carnegie's season

By , 18 May 2014
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Cleveland

eighth blackbird in challenging and pleasing Cleveland concert

By , 29 April 2014
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Edinburgh

Scottish Chamber Orchestra delights in Dvořák

By , 20 March 2014
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Amsterdam

Ligeti, Chin and de Vries with Reinbert de Leeuw and Asko|Schönberg

By , 14 November 2013
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London

Rampant nihilism: The LPO and Michail Jurowski in Ligeti, Lutosławski and Schnittke

By , 30 October 2013
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Auckland

Auckland Chamber Orchestra play Wagner, Janacek, Poulenc and Ligeti

By , 20 October 2013
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London

Tamara Stefanovich enters the beehive: Boulez's Second Sonata at The Rest is Noise

By , 06 October 2013
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New York City

Staring into the unknown: The New York Philharmonic play 2001: A Space Odyssey

By , 20 September 2013
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Oslo

The end of the world. Or something: Ligeti's Le grand macabre at the Norwegian National Opera

By , 07 September 2013
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Berlin

Re-finding history at Musikfest Berlin: Aimard and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe

By , 01 September 2013
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London

A strong contemporary programme is Boston Ballet's second offering to London

By , 05 July 2013
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Vienna

Joyful dissonance from Anthony Marwood and David Robertson with the RSO Wien

By , 10 June 2013
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New York City

Brains and beauty: Barbara Hannigan, Sir Simon Rattle and Philadelphia Orchestra in New York

By , 17 May 2013
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh Contemporary Music Ensemble at the Reid Concert Hall

By , 05 April 2013
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Brisbane

Visionary music-making: The Australian Chamber Orchestra in The Reef

By , 04 March 2013
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Bristol

Contemporary Music Venture at St Paul's Church, Bristol

By , 13 February 2013
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London

"The invisible world": String quartets from the Royal College of Music celebrate Lutosławski

By , 04 February 2013
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Manchester

The Hallé and André de Ridder: Beethoven, Ligeti and Brahms

By , 17 January 2013
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London

Paul Norman and the Ligeti Quartet celebrate the late Jonathan Harvey

By , 11 January 2013
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Montreal

Experimental programming: 100 metronomes at the Maison Symphonique

By , 20 November 2012
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Oslo

A celebration of sound: The Berlin Philharmonic in the Oslo Opera House

By , 15 November 2012
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Siuntio

The Kuusisto effect: Brahms, Ives and Ligeti in Siuntio, Finland

By , 11 November 2012
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Freiburg

Improvisation Week at the Music University of Freiburg: Happy Birthday, John!

By , 31 October 2012
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Vienna

Le grand macabre at the Neue Oper Wien

By , 06 October 2012
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