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Sydney

Semi-conductor creates electric atmosphere: Joshua Bell and the ASMF in Sydney

By , 22 April 2017
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London

A string orchestra showcase from Daniel Hope and the Basel Chamber Orchestra

By , 18 April 2017
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Tokyo

Znaider, Luisi, and NHKSO Tokyo show that Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto is anything but overdone

By , 15 April 2017
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Barcelona

Isabelle Faust and Freiburger Barockorchester show excellent rapport in Barcelona

By , 22 March 2017
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Houston

Houston Symphony takes it slow with Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky

By , 09 March 2017
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Zürich

A Mendelssohn-Mahler triumph for the Budapest Festival Orchestra in Zurich

By , 08 March 2017
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London

Epic Sibelius ends the Tonkünstler's second Cadogan Hall concert

By , 28 February 2017
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London

Triumph of the human spirit: defiance and compassion from Marin Alsop and RPO

By , 27 February 2017
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London

Blank canvas: Pallid Berlioz from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

By , 20 February 2017
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Manchester

From Leipzig to Finland: obscurities and war horses in Manchester

By , 19 February 2017
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Glasgow

Alina Ibragimova with the Scottish Ensemble explore the political, spiritual and emotional

By , 17 February 2017
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Chicago

Muti’s Mendelssohn and Bronfman’s Beethoven a winning evening with the Chicago Symphony

By , 16 February 2017
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London

Meaty Brahms from Karl-Heinz Steffens and the Philharmonia

By , 16 February 2017
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Washington

Cornelius Meister spins yarns wth the National Symphony

By , 16 February 2017
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New York City

Dawning of the Raybaes: Eschenbach, Bamberg and Ray Chen at Carnegie Hall

By , 08 February 2017
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London

Urgent, driven Mendelssohn and Beethoven from Joshua Bell and the ASMF

By , 19 January 2017
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London

Delta Piano Trio: virtuosity and elegance at Conway Hall

By , 04 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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Sydney

Trio Dali in Sydney: splendid execution but short on emotional depth

By , 14 November 2016
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Hong Kong

Dignified and intellectual Wagner, Schumann and Mendelssohn with the Hong Kong Phil

By , 05 November 2016
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Montreal

Elegant lyricism from Watanabe in all-Mendelssohn program with the Orchestre Métropolitain

By , 04 November 2016
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London

Bluster and reserve: Steffens and Philharmonia play German romantics

By , 27 October 2016
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Birmingham

Astonishing commitment: robust Shostakovich 8 from Cristian Măcelaru and the CBSO

By , 26 October 2016
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London

Pace and volume: Gardiner's Mendelssohn only goes so far

By , 16 October 2016
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Bristol

Brodsky Quartet's evening of fantastic Fugues

By , 27 September 2016
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Cheltenham

Callum Smart makes stunning debut with the RPO

By , 20 September 2016
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London

Aurora Orchestra’s Grand Tour calls in at Italy

By , 17 September 2016
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London

Prom 48: Pintscher's reflection on Shakespearean metamorphoses

By , 21 August 2016
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Vantaa

Brautigam plays Beethoven on Graf at BRQ Vantaa Festival

By , 12 August 2016
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Cleveland

Arthur Benjamin’s charming Divertimento a Blossom delight

By , 07 August 2016
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Siena

Bax's “Emperor” reigns at Tuscany's Incontri in terra di Siena festival

By , 30 July 2016
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London

Prom 9: Rosa to the rescue: Feola, Rhorer and Le Cercle d'Harmonie

By , 22 July 2016
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Birmingham

Alpesh Chauhan impresses with Mendelssohn's Italian in Birmingham

By , 08 June 2016
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Prague

Soloist Shaham outshines Singapore Symphony in Prague

By , 29 May 2016
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New York City

Midsummer Night’s Dream Closes NYC Ballet’s Spring Season

By , 25 May 2016
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Dublin

Moving Mahler 4 but Pogostkina steals the show with exhilarating Mendelssohn

By , 06 May 2016
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New York City

Musical stars power Carnegie Hall's 125th Anniversary Gala

By , 05 May 2016
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Atlanta

Zagrosek leads Atlanta Symphony in 19th-century classics

By , 05 May 2016
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London

Inspired by Shakespeare: a London gala to celebrate The Bard

By , 23 April 2016
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Auckland

Schoenberg the standout in Auckland Philharmonia's “Degenerate music” programme

By , 07 April 2016
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Leeds

Leeds Lieder's Songs of the Sea leaves audience buoyant

By , 01 April 2016
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Lucerne

Masquerade: Mariss Jansons and the Bavarian RSO in Lucerne

By , 19 March 2016
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Leeds

Bursting with drama and hope: Tippett's A Child of Our Time in Leeds

By , 12 March 2016
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Manchester

Joyous Brahms closes Hallé concert with Andrew Manze

By , 10 March 2016
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London

Sound and fury: boisterous performances from Orozco-Estrada and the LPO

By , 26 February 2016
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Brighton

Haydn, Mendelssohn, Britten... and passing seagulls: Elias Quartet in Brighton

By , 21 February 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

The tongs and the bones: Vivid Mendelssohn from Gardiner and the LSO

By , 16 February 2016
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Manchester

Mountain Songs: Manchester Camerata tours Mendelssohn's Scotland

By , 06 February 2016
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Hamburg

Julia Fischer and Academy of St Martin in the Fields give shining première of new violin concerto

By , 03 February 2016
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