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Daniel Barenboim © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 43: Between two worlds with Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

By , 14 August 2018
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Yuja Wang © Ian Douglas
London

Intimacy and brilliant showmanship from Yuja Wang at the Barbican

By , 05 June 2018
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Peter Oundjian © Dale Wilcox
Edinburgh

Oundjian at his best in Shostakovich's “Leningrad” Symphony

By , 20 April 2018
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Evgeny Kissin © Felix Broede
London

The lion roars: Evgeny Kissin at the Barbican

By , 29 March 2018
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Peter Donohoe © Sussie Ahlburg
Gateshead

Sage Gateshead's Piano Greats: Peter Donohoe

By , 25 February 2018
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Steven Isserlis © Kevin Davis
London

Steven Isserlis and Alexander Melnikov bring Russian intensity to Wigmore Hall

By , 21 February 2018
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Mikhail Tatarnikov © Askonas Holt
Poole

Tatarnikov's all-Russian programme wows at the Lighthouse

By , 24 January 2018
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Natalia Osipova and Sergei Polunin in Satori © Tristram Kenton
London

Project Polunin: A Welcome Step Forward

By , 06 December 2017
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Vasily Petrenko © Mark McNulty
Liverpool

Polished Glass: a return to form with the Eleventh Symphony in UK première

By , 28 September 2017
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Bertrand Chamayou © Marco Borggreve | Warner Classics
Cleveland

Bertrand Chamayou makes brilliant Cleveland Orchestra debut in Scriabin concerto

By , 28 July 2017
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Yevgeny Sudbin © Peter Rigaud
London

Sudbin on sensational form at Wigmore Hall

By , 09 June 2017
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Peter Donohoe © Olivier Fleury
London

A Scriabin marathon: Peter Donohoe scales the complete piano sonatas

By , 23 April 2017
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Benjamin Grosvenor © Todd Rosenberg Photography
Chicago

Benjamin Grosvenor’s Chicago debut: virtuosity as a vehicle for exploring artistic depths

By , 19 February 2017
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Robert Spano © Andrew Eccles
Atlanta

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

By , 10 November 2016
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Benjamin Grosvenor © operaomnia.co.uk
London

Virtuosic command and intimate focus from Benjamin Grosvenor

By , 04 October 2016
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Vasily Petrenko © Mark McNulty
Liverpool

The RLPO and Vasily Petrenko raise the roof in an all-Russian programme

By , 10 June 2016
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Vasily Petrenko © Mark McNulty
Oslo

Petrenko's Scriabin packs a punch in Oslo

By , 26 May 2016
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Vadym Kholodenko © Van Cliburn
Los Angeles

Genuine communion in LA: Vadym Kholodenko in recital

By , 26 April 2016
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Thomas Søndergård © Martin Bubandt
Atlanta

Søndergård conducts all-French program in Atlanta

By , 31 March 2016
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Alexander Melnikov © Marco Borggreve
London

Heart-thumping: Alexander Melnikov plays Chopin and Scriabin at Wigmore Hall

By , 23 January 2016
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Valery Gergiev © Alexander Shapunov
Barcelona

Fast and furious: Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique with Gergiev in Barcelona

By , 17 January 2016
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Bertrand Chamayou © Marco Borggreve
São Paulo

Colours, dreams and seascapes in São Paulo

By , 05 December 2015
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Yevgeny Sudbin © Clive Barda
Birmingham

Awash with sentiment: Scriabin's Piano Concerto in Birmingham

By , 03 December 2015
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Esa Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
London

Powerful Prokofiev and Scriabin from the Philharmonia and Salonen

By , 03 December 2015
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Riccardo Muti © Todd Rosenberg
Chicago

Masterful Muti rounds out the year with the CSO

By , 03 December 2015
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Markus Stenz © Catrin Moritz
Amsterdam

Scriabin's Mysterium: Universe and Mankind on their way to Transfiguration

By , 28 November 2015
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Leonidas Kavakos © Marco Borggreve
London

Divine joy: stimulating Knussen, Sibelius and Scriabin from the LPO

By , 03 October 2015
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Jeremy Denk © Michael Wilson
London

Proms Chamber Music 6: Darkness and light with Jeremy Denk

By , 24 August 2015
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Pierre Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve
New York City

Pierre-Laurent Aimard: an overambitious recital at Mostly Mozart Festival

By , 17 August 2015
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Benedetto Lupo © Carlo Cofano
Milan

A Russian portrait: Scriabin and Campogrande from La Verdi

By , 05 June 2015
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Yevgeny Sudbin © Clive Barda
London

These things of darkness: Yevgeny Sudbin at Queen Elizabeth Hall

By , 13 May 2015
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Sir Antonio Pappano © Musacchio & Ianniello | EMI Classics
London

Sun worship: ecstatic playing from the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

By , 04 May 2015
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Garrick Ohlsson © Paul Body
London

Agony and Ecstasy: Garrick Ohlsson's focus on Scriabin at Wigmore Hall

By , 27 April 2015
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Vladimir Ashkenazy © Keith Saunders
London

“Sound and fury”: a terrific Manfred from Ashkenazy and the Philharmonia

By , 19 April 2015
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Louis Lortie © Elias
Sydney

“Chopin is here, in the shadows”: Louis Lortie’s solo recital in Sydney

By , 13 April 2015
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Vasily Petrenko © Mark McNulty
Oslo

Fateful poems: Oslo Philharmonic and Vasily Petrenko play Brahms and Scriabin

By , 05 February 2015
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Federico Colli © Sarah Ferrara
Southampton

Staggering musicianship and maturity from Federico Colli

By , 05 February 2015
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Riccardo Muti © Todd Rosenberg
New York City

Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Scriabin transports Carnegie Hall to world of "supreme joy"

By , 30 January 2015
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Barbara Hannigan © Elmer de Haas
London

Striking Lindberg the highlight of a dispassionate performance from the LPO

By , 28 January 2015
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Garrick Ohlsson © Paul Body
London

Scriabin revealed: Garrick Ohlsson at Wigmore Hall

By , 06 January 2015
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Igor Levit © Felix Bröde
London

LPO's impressive Rachmaninov 1 under Jurowski

By , 03 December 2014
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Ning Feng © Felix Broede
Dublin

Petrenko returns to the National Concert Hall with the RLPO and Ning Feng

By , 17 September 2014
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Vladimir Jurowski © Sheila Rock
London

Prom 56: London Philharmonic's speedy orbit of The Planets delivers polish, but not fire

By , 28 August 2014
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Kirill Gerstein © Marco Borggreve
Edinburgh

Edinburgh International Festival: The Opening Concert

By , 08 August 2014
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© FBroede
London

Solid Schubert,Sensational Scriabin: Evgeny Kissin at the Barbican

By , 10 June 2014
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Kirill Karabits © Sasha Gusov
Bristol

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra play Berlioz, Liszt and Scriabin in Bristol

By , 07 February 2014
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Yuja Wang, courtesy Shuman Associates
New York City

Rhythm in heels: Yuja Wang at Carnegie Hall

By , 16 May 2013
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Mitsuko Uchida  ©  Jean Radel
Birmingham

Birdsong in Birmingham: Mitsuko Uchida with Andris Nelsons and the CBSO

By , 04 May 2013
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Benjamin Grosvenor  ©  Sussi Ahlburg
Dublin

Grosvenor in miniature at the National Concert Hall, Dublin

By , 27 March 2013
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Benjamin Grosvenor  ©  Sussie Ahlburg
Birmingham

Dancing at lunchtime with Benjamin Grosvenor

By , 14 March 2013
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