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London

Echoes from the past: the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra and Leif Ove Andsnes at Cadogan Hall

By , 17 March 2017
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London

A hymn to a pure and noble spirit: bracing Prokofiev from Dutoit and the RPO

By , 07 March 2017
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San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet’s Program 4 is a must see for Balanchine fans

By , 07 March 2017
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Sydney

Tender and demonic: the music and music-making of four supremely gifted young Russians

By , 03 March 2017
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Chicago

Muti finds explosive drama in Ivan the Terrible in Chicago

By , 24 February 2017
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Moscow

The Bolshoi’s Imposing Ivan the Terrible

By , 24 February 2017
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Manchester

Powerful Prokofiev and exquisite Fauré from The Hallé

By , 23 February 2017
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Seattle

Hilary Hahn and Ludovic Morlot ignite Seattle

By , 11 February 2017
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Madrid

Les Ballets de Monte Carlo’s Romeo and Juliet: fate and grace.

By , 10 February 2017
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Birmingham

Lermontov and Dostoyevsky? No, Petrenko and Danilov in thrilling Rachmaninov with the RLPO

By , 01 February 2017
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London

Defying dictators: Soviet blockbusters given the St Petersburg Philharmonic treatment

By , 29 January 2017
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Southampton

Starry, starry night: Birmingham Royal Ballet's celestial Cinderella provides magic

By , 25 January 2017
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London

Frenzy and passion: intense Sibelius from Chloë Hanslip and Alexander Shelley's fiery Prokofiev

By , 25 January 2017
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Gateshead

Variety and dance from the St Petersburg Philharmonic at Sage Gateshead

By , 21 January 2017
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Oxford

Scintillating in Prokofiev, seductive in Schumann: Martha Argerich at Oxford

By , 21 January 2017
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Boston

Mieczysław Weinberg's music makes a belated Boston Symphony debut

By , 20 January 2017
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Manchester

Storming Tchaikovsky 4 from the Hallé and Louis Langrée

By , 18 January 2017
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Budapest

Pietari Inkinen’s finely-wrought Russian landscapes poke history’s ribs

By , 13 January 2017
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London

A hand of aces from Lisa Batiashvili, Daniele Gatti and the Royal Concertgebouw in London

By , 16 December 2016
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Chicago

Tilson Thomas offers dynamic ballet scores in Chicago

By , 15 December 2016
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Chicago

Neeme Järvi returns to the Chicago Symphony with bracing Sibelius

By , 08 December 2016
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London

Russian rarities: Astonishing Prokofiev from Isserlis in Jurowski's Slavic adventure

By , 07 December 2016
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London

Russian exuberance and Soviet introspection from the LSO at the Barbican

By , 29 November 2016
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Amsterdam

Semyon Kotko: Jurowski drowns out propaganda with Prokofiev in Amsterdam

By , 26 November 2016
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Chicago

Krivine and Kozhukhin have energetic outings with the Chicago Symphony

By , 17 November 2016
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New York City

Seeking meaning beneath the surface: Behzod Abduraimov at Carnegie Hall

By , 17 November 2016
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Edinburgh

In Edinburgh, Lugansky leads the way in Prokofiev, while Storgårds moulds Mahler

By , 11 November 2016
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Atlanta

From Prometheus to Firebird, Spano and the Atlanta SO strike sparks

By , 10 November 2016
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Cardiff

Majesty and beauty in Daphnis et Chloé from Tadaaki Otaka and BBC NOW

By , 10 November 2016
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Edinburgh

Powerful call of Russia's homeland: Prokofiev and Rachmaninov from Eivind Gullberg Jensen and the RSNO

By , 04 November 2016
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Washington

Gianandrea Noseda's homage to Slava, Shakespeare and Prokofiev

By , 03 November 2016
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Cleveland

Brilliant Prokofiev from the Cleveland Orchestra led by Stéphane Denève

By , 27 October 2016
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Washington

Wheeldon's Cinderella casts its magic spell

By , 26 October 2016
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Chicago

Hallucinations in Chicago: Mulcahy and Gaffigan premiere new Carl Vine concerto

By , 06 October 2016
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London

An all-you-can-eat Prokofiev buffet from the Mariinsky

By , 28 September 2016
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London

Prokofiev lacking wit and pungency: Baráti and Gergiev at Cadogan Hall

By , 27 September 2016
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London

Light against dark: Gergiev and the Mariinsky explore Prokofiev

By , 26 September 2016
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Houston

Lush Rosenkavalier opens Houston Symphony's season

By , 17 September 2016
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Sheffield

Northern Ballet dance Maillot's Romeo and Juliet

By , 15 September 2016
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Turku

Maximum: Slavic Night with Maxim Rysanov and Risto Joost in Turku

By , 08 September 2016
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London

Prom 71: Thielemann and the Staatskapelle Dresden show their class

By , 07 September 2016
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London

Prom 50: Angels and Demons as Vedernikov leads a gripping Prokofiev Third

By , 23 August 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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London

Prom 40: Mixing the new with the old: Thomas Adès at the Proms

By , 15 August 2016
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Chicago

Zinman conducts old friends at Ravinia

By , 10 August 2016
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London

Prom 31: An ecstatic conclusion to a trilogy of Scottish concerts

By , 07 August 2016
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London

Prom 16: Chloë Hanslip inspired in powerful Berkeley première and exotic ballets from BBC NOW

By , 27 July 2016
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Budapest

Newly-minted Festival Academy Budapest debuts first edition with feisty fare

By , 24 July 2016
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London

Ratmansky's surrealist take on Cinderella: the Australian Ballet in London

By , 20 July 2016
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London

Prom 1: A haunting, poignant Proms opener from the BBCSO and Sakari Oramo

By , 15 July 2016
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