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Ghent

Rewriting Rimsky: Daniel Kramer directs a dismal Sadko in Ghent

By , 20 June 2017
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Basingstoke

A not so brief encounter with the Moscow Philharmonic

By , 23 May 2017
****1
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Paris

Nights in the Harem: Scheherazade spins her tales with the Orchestre Pasdeloup

By , 20 May 2017
***11
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Dublin

Lamsma dishes up a mesmerizing Shostakovich Violin concerto no.1

By , 12 May 2017
****1
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Washington

Russian Romanticism and contemporary Americana from Gustavo Gimeno and the National Symphony

By , 11 May 2017
****1
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Milan

La Scala invests in a new generation of Italian choreographers with a well balanced triple bill

By , 10 May 2017
****1
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Basingstoke

A beguiling evening of exotic spice from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 05 May 2017
*****
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Paris

Rites of Spring: Tcherniakov embraces Rimsky-Korsakov's hymn to nature at the Bastille

By , 15 April 2017
****1
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London

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

By , 12 March 2017
****1
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Leeds

Snowflakes and sunflowers: rare Rimsky-Korsakov opera revived by Opera North

By , 21 January 2017
***11
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Atlanta

Oundjian leads polished Bartók in Atlanta

By , 05 January 2017
****1
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Brussels

Black gold: Rimsky-Korsakov's Golden Cockerel in Brussels

By , 13 December 2016
****1
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Birmingham

Benedetti brings a sensational Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto to Birmingham

By , 07 December 2016
*****
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Belfast

Spirited storytelling from Rachel Kelly and the Ulster Orchestra

By , 21 October 2016
***11
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Berlin

Serious virtuosity from Lugansky, Sokhiev and the Berliner Philharmoniker

By , 13 October 2016
****1
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Düsseldorf

Something to crow about: The Golden Cockerel as sharp political satire in Düsseldorf

By , 15 April 2016
****1
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Istanbul

New sounds and soundscapes in Istanbul: Britten and Takemitsu

By , 31 March 2016
****1
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Chicago

Susanna Mälkki’s kaleidoscope of orchestral color in Chicago

By , 31 March 2016
***11
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London

A rite of spring: Rimsky-Korsakov's May Night

By , 08 March 2016
****1
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New York City

Anna Netrebko triumphs in her Met Opera recital debut

By , 28 February 2016
*****
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London

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

By , 08 February 2016
***11
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Birmingham

Once upon a time... Scheherazade's storytelling with the CBSO

By , 14 January 2016
****1
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Birmingham

Awash with sentiment: Scriabin's Piano Concerto in Birmingham

By , 03 December 2015
***11
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Liverpool

Transports of Delight: Gimeno and the RLPO tell Exotic Tales

By , 16 October 2015
*****
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San Diego

Passion and pain: Yuja Wang's Tchaikovsky 2 in San Diego

By , 10 October 2015
****1
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Manchester

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

By , 17 September 2015
****1
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London

Prom 71: St Petersburg Philharmonic shows us the best of Russia and Britain

By , 08 September 2015
***11
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London

Prom 70: Vivid storytelling in softened Russian accents from the St Petersburg Philharmonic

By , 07 September 2015
****1
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Tallinn

Fokine double bill performed at the Birgitta Festival

By , 08 August 2015
****1
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Cardiff

When the voice alone is not enough: BBC Cardiff Singer prize eludes favourite

By , 21 June 2015
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London

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

By , 30 April 2015
***11
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Hong Kong

The Bolshoi Opera presents The Tsar’s Bride: a powerhouse of dramatic detail

By , 21 March 2015
****1
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London

Fate, Falla and fandangos: a London Symphony Orchestra fiesta

By , 18 January 2015
***11
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London

Celeste Aida: Garifullina shines in Rosenblatt Recital debut

By , 03 December 2014
****1
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Poole

A whirl of destiny with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 22 October 2014
*****
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Houston

Kozhukhin sets Prokofiev ablaze with Houston Symphony

By , 17 October 2014
****1
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London

Great expectations, partly fulfilled; Rafael Payare’s London Symphony debut shows a conductor-in-progress

By , 09 October 2014
***11
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New York City

Bolshoi begins New York Residency with a superb Tsar’s Bride

By , 12 July 2014
****1
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London

Kaleidoscopic colour and vocal splendour: Diaghilev’s Le Coq d’Or

By , 08 July 2014
***11
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London

Diaghilev's opera-ballet Le Coq d'Or returns to life

By , 08 July 2014
***11
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London

An evening of Russian choral gems with the Holst Singers

By , 14 May 2014
*****
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London

Stunning Russian fare from the London Philharmonic

By , 25 April 2014
*****
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London

Revelling in oriental splendour: Karabits tames Scheherazade

By , 22 April 2014
****1
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London

A Snow Maiden to melt the iciest of hearts

By , 24 March 2014
****1
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Seattle

A Concerto Première Takes Wing in Seattle

By , 22 March 2014
*****
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London

Stately Fun and Stormy Exoticism: all in a night at the Barbican.

By , 28 February 2014
*****
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Bristol

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra gets to the heart of Shostakovich in Bristol

By , 16 January 2014
****1
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London

Kissin and Tilson Thomas join the LSO for Russian music

By , 19 December 2013
***11
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St Louis

St Louis Symphony in a dazzling performance of Adès, Shostakovich and Rimsky-Korsakov

By , 26 October 2013
*****
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Toronto

Cirque de la Symphonie comes to Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto

By , 16 October 2013
***11
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