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London

Visions and Pictures: Cédric Tiberghien at Wigmore Hall

By , 05 November 2017
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London

Exuberance and zest: Kozhukhin joins Rouvali and Philharmonia in Russian treats

By , 05 October 2017
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Cardiff

Stark and spellbinding: Mussorgsky's Khovanshchina leads WNO's Russian season

By , 23 September 2017
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London

Prom 29: Twilight of the Old Believers as Semyon Bychkov leads a majestic Khovanshchina

By , 06 August 2017
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London

Prom 16: Drama, modernism, philosophy and grandeur from Ilan Volkov and the BBCSSO

By , 26 July 2017
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St Petersburg

The epitome of Russianness: Boris Godunov at the Mariinsky

By , 20 June 2017
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Istanbul

Kandinsky and Chagall fail to camouflage patchy playing in Istanbul

By , 31 May 2017
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Basingstoke

A not so brief encounter with the Moscow Philharmonic

By , 23 May 2017
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Paris

From the Auvergne to St Petersburg: a travelogue with the Orchestre de Paris

By , 18 May 2017
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London

Anne-Sophie Mutter transplants Tchaikovsky to the 20th century

By , 07 May 2017
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Berlin

The devil made me do it: Sorochyntsi Fair at Komische Oper

By , 02 April 2017
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London

Scattering clouds: Ekaterina Semenchuk presents The Mighty Handful at Wigmore Hall

By , 12 March 2017
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Stockholm

A majestic Boris Godunov at the Konserthuset in Stockholm

By , 08 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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Hamburg

The sound and the fury: the Chicago Symphony at Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie

By , 14 January 2017
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Oslo

Intended and unintended images: Han-Na Chang and the Oslo Phil debut Mikalsen's Saan

By , 12 January 2017
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London

Musical Technicolor from the LSO and Fabien Gabel

By , 14 December 2016
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Zürich

Mariinsky Orchestra strikes gold in Zurich

By , 15 November 2016
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Cleveland

Austere Shostakovich as Alain Altinoglu and Baiba Skride make brilliant Cleveland Orchestra debuts

By , 14 October 2016
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Boston

Blood, guts and a little bit of danger: Jakub Hrůša’s auspicious debut with the Boston Symphony

By , 14 October 2016
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Nuremberg

Manipulation and money worship: Peter Konwitschny's Boris Godunov in Nuremberg

By , 01 October 2016
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Chicago

Muti opens Chicago season with a majestic Bruckner Seventh

By , 23 September 2016
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Perth

Passion and Humanity: the Palestine Youth Orchestra on their first UK tour

By , 25 July 2016
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London

Prom 2: Royal Opera's spine-tingling Boris Godunov transfers to the Proms

By , 16 July 2016
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Vienna

Dudamel and the Vienna Philharmonic promenade through the gallery

By , 16 April 2016
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London

Boris Godunov at the Royal Opera: competent, but missing the mark

By , 14 March 2016
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Manchester

BBC Philharmonic's American Adventure with Russian Pictures

By , 05 March 2016
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Amsterdam

Loy's minimalist staging clarifies Khovanshchina in Amsterdam

By , 27 February 2016
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New York City

Masterful Wagner from the Vienna Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall

By , 27 February 2016
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Sydney

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

By , 15 February 2016
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London

Russian Roulette: Pappano’s spin through the Mighty Handful at Covent Garden

By , 08 February 2016
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Sydney

Alan Holley's ornithological interlude between two masterpieces in Sydney

By , 11 November 2015
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Amsterdam

Dutch tintinnabulation: Sunday bells resound in the Concertgebouw

By , 20 September 2015
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Chicago

A rousing Pictures at an Exhibition for Chicago's Symphony Ball

By , 19 September 2015
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Manchester

Fate and Russian tales as the Hallé's Bridgewater Hall season opens

By , 17 September 2015
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London

Bells and decibels: Behzod Abduraimov at Wigmore Hall

By , 16 September 2015
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London

NEBT and special guests dance for Nepal

By , 20 August 2015
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Port Isaac

Boris Godunov with a star British cast wows St Endellion

By , 07 August 2015
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Savonlinna

A Finnish swan song: Salminen stars in Boris Godunov at Savonlinna

By , 22 July 2015
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London

Proms 2 & 3: Ten Pieces a hit with young audience

By , 19 July 2015
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Washington

Mysterious grandeur as Kavakos conducts Sibelius with the National Symphony

By , 15 May 2015
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London

Benedetti, Urbanski and the LSO on top form in Szymanowski and Mussorgsky

By , 03 May 2015
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London

Boris crowned Tsar again in London: The Philharmonia’s Mighty Handful collection

By , 30 April 2015
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Paris

Nemanja Radulović takes Paris' Philharmonie by storm

By , 07 April 2015
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London

Colourful Mussorgsky and Bravura Liszt: Khatia Buniatishvili at Wigmore Hall

By , 01 April 2015
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London

Cockroaches and kaleidoscopes: Mikhail Rudy’s animated piano recital at King’s Place

By , 27 March 2015
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London

Uneven recital as Carlo Colombara rides to the Rosenblatt rescue

By , 04 March 2015
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Glasgow

Songs, dances, and Shakespeare as Volkov and the BBC Scottish traverse The Seasons

By , 05 February 2015
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London

Tableaux and Pictures: Steven Osborne at Wigmore Hall

By , 02 February 2015
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Gstaad

Russian Romantics from harpist Alexander Boldachev in Gstaad

By , 01 February 2015
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