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Boston

A Ravel rave with Jacques Lacombe and the Boston Symphony

By , 15 February 2018
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Budapest

A Mozart showcase for two young pianists at Müpa, Budapest

By , 11 February 2018
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Dublin

Bright and witty Poulenc contrasts with menacing Prokofiev in Dublin

By , 09 February 2018
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Gstaad

Long on refinement, short on sparkle: Nelson Freire in Gstaad

By , 02 February 2018
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New York City

Stephen Hough looking at German Romanticism through a Debussian lens

By , 30 January 2018
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Warsaw

A musical celebration of Polish Independence by the Warsaw Philharmonic

By , 27 January 2018
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Paris

¡Viva España! A day trip to Spain for Les Dissonances

By , 27 January 2018
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London

Essential and elusive Debussy from the LSO and François-Xavier Roth

By , 25 January 2018
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London

The Young Debussy: Roth and the LSO open their miniature festival in style

By , 21 January 2018
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London

Four French masterpieces from a Philharmonia Orchestra on fine form

By , 21 January 2018
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London

Gallic pleasures at Wigmore Hall: The Nash Ensemble's French Connection

By , 13 January 2018
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Dublin

Trippy dreams: Kochanovsky and RTÉ NSO deliver a searing Symphonie fantastique

By , 12 January 2018
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New York City

Textural clarity in Susanna Mälkki’s return to the New York Philharmonic

By , 11 January 2018
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London

Kavakos and Wang team up at Wigmore Hall

By , 19 December 2017
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London

Snow boots on for an exuberant Tchaikovsky 1 from Michail Jurowski and the LPO

By , 22 November 2017
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London

Debussy Perspectives: Philippe Cassard dons his dancing shoes at Wigmore Hall

By , 20 November 2017
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Dublin

Mexicans Prieto and Osorio impress with de Falla, Ravel and Nielsen in Dublin

By , 10 November 2017
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Hong Kong

Mixed performances from Simon Rattle and the Berlin Phil in Hong Kong

By , 10 November 2017
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New York City

Nearing the end of an era: Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall

By , 07 November 2017
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Berlin

A dark and brooding Pelléas et Mélisande at the Komische Oper

By , 15 October 2017
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Manchester

Engaging and fluent performances from Elder’s Hallé

By , 05 October 2017
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Perth WA

In Perth, a most seductive flute: Emmanuel Pahud and the Australian Chamber Orchestra

By , 04 October 2017
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Bucharest

Inside and outside the comfort zone: Dutoit leads Argerich and the RPO

By , 12 September 2017
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Sydney

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

By , 11 September 2017
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Cologne

Tripping the light fantastic: a refreshing season opener from the Gürzenich-Orchester Köln

By , 03 September 2017
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Cleveland

A French feast from Fabien Gabel at Blossom

By , 19 August 2017
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London

Prom 42: An exotic banquet to savour from François-Xavier Roth and Les Siècles

By , 16 August 2017
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London

Prom 39: Turnage's Hibiki receives European première

By , 14 August 2017
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Siena

Sarah Connolly brings the best of British to Tuscany

By , 05 August 2017
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London

Sumptuous Strauss from Louise Alder in Wigmore jump-in

By , 22 July 2017
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High Wycombe

Light and shade: Garsington Opera’s Pelléas et Mélisande at Wormsley

By , 18 June 2017
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Chicago

Mälkki serves a smorgasbord with the Chicago Symphony

By , 15 June 2017
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London

Rosenblatt bows out in style with a fine recital from Nahuel di Pierro

By , 05 June 2017
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Berlin

Orchestral fireworks: Staatskapelle Berlin at the Philharmonie

By , 05 June 2017
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Istanbul

Kandinsky and Chagall fail to camouflage patchy playing in Istanbul

By , 31 May 2017
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Atlanta

Runnicles and Smith master an all-French program in Atlanta

By , 25 May 2017
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Sydney

E pluribus unum: the ACO’s Soloists concert in Sydney

By , 16 May 2017
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Stockholm

French night in Stockholm with Stéphane Denève

By , 10 May 2017
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San Francisco

European assortment from Charles Dutoit and the San Francisco Symphony

By , 10 May 2017
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Basingstoke

A beguiling evening of exotic spice from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 05 May 2017
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London

Smudgy haze and glaring sunbursts: Boulez and Debussy juxtaposed by Salonen and the Philharmonia

By , 04 May 2017
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Cleveland

Ambiguity, half-truth, obfuscation: a transcendent Pelléas et Mélisande by The Cleveland Orchestra

By , 02 May 2017
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London

Antoine Tamestit presents first-class Bartók with the LSO

By , 23 April 2017
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Amsterdam

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra premieres Easter Passions

By , 07 April 2017
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Oslo

Keeping up appearances: Pelléas et Mélisande finally receives its Norwegian première

By , 07 April 2017
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London

Debussy moulded by Melnikov at Wigmore Hall

By , 05 April 2017
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New York City

Valery Gergiev conducts the Munich Philharmonic in a problematic performance at Carnegie Hall

By , 05 April 2017
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London

Le Bœuf sur le toit: Paris in the Roaring Twenties celebrated at the Institut français

By , 02 April 2017
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Hong Kong

Pride and joy with Elim Chan and the Hong Kong Phil

By , 01 April 2017
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Frankfurt am Main

Perfect Pelléas: Debussy's opera seduces in Frankfurt

By , 01 April 2017
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