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Thomas Adès and Kirill Gerstein with the Boston Symphony © Winslow Townson
Boston

A dance with past and present: Adès premieres his Piano Concerto in Boston

By , 09 March 2019
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Kirill Gerstein © Marco Borggreve
London

Social turmoil and a personal meditation: Kirill Gerstein at Wigmore Hall

By , 24 February 2019
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Imogen Cooper © Sim Canetty-Clarke
London

Luminous decay from Imogen Cooper at Kings Place

By , 28 October 2018
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Thomas Adès © Brian Voce
London

Not with a whimper but a bang: the LPO, Adès and Gerstein launch the new season

By , 26 September 2018
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Members of the ACO © Gary Heery
Sydney

Variations on brilliance: the Australian Chamber Orchestra in Sydney

By , 11 August 2018
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Thomas Adès © Hilary Scott
Lenox

A musical polymath and a nonpareil violinist share a Tanglewood afternoon

By , 22 July 2018
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Thomas Adès © Brian Voce
London

Stravinsky’s Perséphone brought to life by Adès and Barry

By , 11 April 2018
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Mary Plazas (The Duchess) and Adrian Dwyer (Waiter) © Pat Redmond
Dublin

Powder Her Face revival is gloriously kinky in Dublin

By , 06 March 2018
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Hilary Hahn, Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Philadelphia Orchestra © Steve J Sherman
New York City

Balancing longueurs and invention: the Philadelphia Orchestra at Carnegie Hall

By , 08 December 2017
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Amanda Echalaz (Lucia de Nobile), Christian Van Horn (Julio) and Iestyn Davies (Francisco de Ávila) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Adès' riveting The Exterminating Angel debuts at the Metropolitan Opera

By , 26 October 2017
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Veronika Eberle © Felix Broede
London

Veronika Eberle wows in Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto

By , 15 October 2017
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Sir Simon Rattle © Doug Peters | PA Wire
London

This is Rattle: music from past and present transfigured and made radical

By , 14 September 2017
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Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra © Hilary Scott
Lenox

Reminiscences of French Baroque at Tanglewood

By , 14 July 2017
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Sophie Bevan, Ed Lyon © ROH | Clive Barda
London

The indiscreet charmlessness of the bourgeoisie: Adès brings The Exterminating Angel to opera

By , 24 April 2017
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Thomas Adès © Brian Voice
Boston

Dem Bones Dem Bones: Thomas Adès leads the Boston Symphony in Britten, Sibelius, and Adès

By , 04 November 2016
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Thomas Adès conducts the Britten Sinfonia © BBC|Chris Christodoulou
London

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

By , 15 August 2016
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Laura Bohn (The Duchess) © Cory Weaver
Oakland

Sex with a side of brilliant opera: Powder Her Face in Oakland

By , 13 August 2016
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Anne Sofie von Otter, John Tomlinson, Christine Rice, Amanda Echalaz & David Adam Moore © Monika Rittershaus | Salzburger Festspiele
Salzburg

The Exterminating Angel: A Salzburg world première in a surreal atmosphere

By , 28 July 2016
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Franz Welser-Möst © Roger Mastroianni
Cleveland

Surrealism, austerity and heroism: Welser-Möst and The Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom

By , 09 July 2016
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Franco Pomponi as Prospero © Zsófia Pályi
Budapest

Whimsical Tempest takes Budapest by storm

By , 21 May 2016
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Allison Bell © Felipe Pagani
London

Inspired by Shakespeare: a London gala to celebrate The Bard

By , 23 April 2016
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Leila Josefowicz © Chris Lee
Cleveland

Stunning Adès from Leila Josefowicz in Cleveland

By , 02 April 2016
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Christian Tetzlaff © Giorgia Bertazzi
London

Sensual and passionate playing from LSO, Thomas Adès and Christian Tetzlaff

By , 16 March 2016
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Thomas Adès © Mausiko Suzuki
London

Thomas Adès, Anne-Sophie Mutter and the LSO ravish the Barbican with an outstanding programme of Adès and Brahms

By , 09 March 2016
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Zenaida Yanowsky © Johan Persson
London

A danced Dim Sum: Sadler’s Wells Sampled

By , 29 January 2016
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Juanjo Mena © Sussie Ahlburg
Manchester

Juanjo Mena and the BBC Philharmonic embark on an “American Adventure”

By , 04 December 2015
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Steven Isserlis
Sydney

Time regained, repertoire rediscovered: Steven Isserlis and Connie Shih in Sydney recital

By , 15 June 2015
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New York City

Thomas Adès as conductor and composer at the New York Philharmonic

By , 12 March 2015
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London

Singing from the same Songbook: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group at Wigmore Hall

By , 24 February 2015
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Bristol

The Aurora Orchestra: A dinner table, toothbrushes and hangs

By , 13 November 2014
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Dundee

The Hebrides Ensemble's American Journey... with Elvis on bassoon

By , 11 November 2014
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London

Dance Dialogues with Thomas Adès

By , 31 October 2014
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London

Powder Her Face is ugly and exposed at Ambika P3

By , 02 April 2014
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London

The Philharmonia, Collon and Kuusisto perform British music at the Royal Festival Hall

By , 06 February 2014
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London

The LPO and Jurowski perform British composers of the 1990s

By , 07 December 2013
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London

Thomas Adès and friends shine at Milton Court

By , 05 November 2013
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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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San Francisco

Pablo Heras-Casado Kicks of a Mendelssohn/Adès festival in San Francisco

By , 04 October 2013
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New York City

Music in the city: Calder Quartet at Mostly Mozart Festival

By , 03 August 2013
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London

Prom 8: Britten, Lutosławski, and Adès' Dance of Death

By , 17 July 2013
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Philadelphia

Opera Phila's Powder Her Face a shiny triumph

By , 09 June 2013
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New York City

New York City Opera's Powder Her Face at BAM is a must-see

By , 15 February 2013
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Gateshead

Adès, Mason, Dowland, Beethoven: Northern Sinfonia re-imagining the past

By , 15 November 2012
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Edinburgh

Hebrides Ensemble: Eight Songs for a Mad King

By , 15 November 2012
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New York City

Thomas Adès' The Tempest live in HD from the Met

By , 10 November 2012
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London

Still roaring: Richard Alston Dance Company at The Place

By , 03 October 2012
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London

Helena Juntunen makes an impressive Wigmore Hall debut

By , 10 September 2012
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Edinburgh

Emerson String Quartet in Edinburgh play Mozart, Adès and Beethoven

By , 01 September 2012
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London

London Contemporary Orchestra Soloists at the Royal Albert Hall

By , 10 July 2012
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Sydney

David Robertson and the SSO provide an aural feast at the Sydney Opera House

By , 06 July 2012
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