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Sydney

Death stingest no more: the Australian Chamber Orchestra with Alina Ibragimova

By , 21 March 2018
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Cleveland

Alan Gilbert leads sumptuous Barber Cello Concerto with Alisa Weilerstein and Cleveland Orchestra

By , 17 March 2018
***11
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London

Unassuming virtuosity: Daniil Trifonov’s Chopiniana at Wigmore Hall

By , 07 December 2017
***11
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Philadelphia

Made in the USA: Gershwin and beyond with James Gaffigan and the Philadelphia Orchestra

By , 24 November 2017
***11
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Sydney

A splendid night of 20th-century cello music with Nicolas Altstaedt and Aleksandar Madžar

By , 11 September 2017
****1
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London

Prom 61: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra in blazing form under Sakari Oramo

By , 30 August 2017
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Amsterdam

A late summer's night with Renée Fleming in Amsterdam

By , 28 August 2017
****1
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San Francisco

Gil Shaham thrills San Francisco with vivacious Barber Concerto

By , 18 March 2017
*****
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London

Star quality: Sondra Radvanovsky's Rosenblatt debut

By , 16 March 2017
****1
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London

An instrument finely dissected: Alisa Weilerstein lays bare the cello’s dusky entrails

By , 07 March 2017
****1
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Poole

Luminous Lutosławski from Kirill Karabits and the Bournemouth Symphony

By , 15 February 2017
***11
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Boston

Minimalism in the Sky with Diamonds: Cameron Carpenter and Bramwell Tovey with the Boston Symphony

By , 13 January 2017
****1
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Wexford

Utterly gripping performance of Barber's Vanessa at Wexford Festival Opera

By , 27 October 2016
****1
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Atlanta

Joseph Young leads the Atlanta Symphony in Dvořák

By , 20 October 2016
**111
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London

Alek Shrader - a mysterious Wigmore debut

By , 26 September 2016
***11
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Santa Fe

Vanessa: a winter storm in Santa Fe's desert

By , 30 July 2016
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Manchester

BBC Philharmonic's American Adventure with Russian Pictures

By , 05 March 2016
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London

For whom the bell tolls: Babayan and Trifonov seek out Rachmaninov's trademark

By , 14 February 2016
***11
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Houston

Barber, Brahms win for Houston Symphony, despite Schumann disarray

By , 30 January 2016
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Cartagena

Orpheus CO helps Cartagena International Music Festival celebrates 10 years

By , 13 January 2016
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London

The Royal Northern Sinfonia's Mix and Match at Cadogan Hall: a programme of contrasts

By , 05 December 2015
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Chicago

Marin Alsop scores an auspicious debut with the CSO

By , 29 November 2015
***11
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London

PCM7 Music for a blue Monday: Leonskaja and the Emerson Quartet play Shostakovich

By , 31 August 2015
***11
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London

Prom 51: Wit, clarity and energy in Andris Nelsons’ inspirational direction

By , 23 August 2015
****1
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Cleveland

A transparent reading of Barber’s Violin Concerto from James Ehnes in Cleveland

By , 01 August 2015
***11
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Amsterdam

An adventurous summer night with Joshua Bell and the ASMF

By , 19 July 2015
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Amsterdam

Magnificent 12 hour Prom closes a reinvigorated Holland Festival

By , 20 June 2015
*****
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Edinburgh

An American in Edinburgh: Peter Oundjian and the RSNO explore modern America

By , 20 March 2015
****1
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New York City

Matthew Polenzani and Julius Drake flourish in The Art of the Song at Lincoln Center

By , 04 February 2015
****1
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Montreal

Bold and eclectic: Nagano commanding in Bartók in Montréal

By , 13 January 2015
***11
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Seattle

Sublime Salonen from the Seattle Symphony and Jennifer Koh

By , 06 November 2014
***11
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Zürich

Pep and madness: An inspired programme of American Music in Zurich

By , 31 October 2014
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Houston

Houston Symphony sketches a masterful American landscape

By , 02 October 2014
***11
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Amsterdam

1001 Songs: Jennifer Larmore’s risk-taking recital at the Concertgebouw

By , 30 September 2014
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh International Festival: Takács Quartet 02

By , 23 August 2014
****1
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Belfast

Michael McHale's Irish Piano Tour

By , 22 May 2014
****1
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New York City

The "Philadelphia Sound" let loose on Bruckner

By , 02 May 2014
***11
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Chicago

Chicago Symphony Orchestra embraces eclecticism in all-American program

By , 19 April 2014
***11
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Dublin

Scintillating Chanticleer in Dublin's National Concert Hall

By , 09 February 2014
*****
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Dublin

Hampson and Amsterdam Sinfonietta produce a profound recital in Dublin

By , 29 January 2014
****1
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Cleveland

Marin Alsop leads the Clevelanders in Schumann, Barber and Copland

By , 30 November 2013
****1
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London

Mark Morris’ Festival Dance dazzles Sadler’s Wells

By , 28 November 2013
*****
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Montreal

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Orchestre Métropolitain in a superb opening concert

By , 18 October 2013
****1
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New York City

Contemporary choreographers showcased with New York City Ballet

By , 03 October 2013
***11
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Dallas

Serious music-making at the Meyerson: Dallas Symphony Orchestra play Barber and Mahler

By , 29 September 2013
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Cleveland

Cleveland's BlueWater Chamber Orchestra shimmers in Barber's Violin Concerto

By , 07 September 2013
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Cleveland

Bramwell Tovey leads Cleveland Orchestra première of Barber Cello Concerto at Blossom

By , 04 August 2013
***11
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London

Tenebrae and the LSO fill St Paul's Cathedral at the City of London Festival

By , 08 July 2013
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Edinburgh

A second American Festival with the RSNO

By , 26 April 2013
*****
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New York City

Martha Graham Dance Company at the Joyce wisely satisifies both tradition and the contemporary

By , 27 February 2013
****1
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