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London

Energy and eloquence from Elder and the LSO in Elgar's Second Symphony

By , 11 February 2018
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London

Symphonic grandeur and two curious farewells from Elder and LSO

By , 08 February 2018
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Manchester

Golden glow in Sir Andrew Davis' Sibelius 1 with the BBC Philharmonic

By , 27 January 2018
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Manchester

Nostalgia, despair and triumph with Cristian Măcelaru

By , 25 January 2018
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Hong Kong

Variations of tension, energy and contrast with Long Yu and the Hong Kong Phil

By , 15 December 2017
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Paris

As English as roast beef: Nézet-Séguin and L'Orchestre Métropolitain bring Elgar to Paris

By , 03 December 2017
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Birmingham

Sublimely lyrical Beethoven in Birmingham under Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla

By , 16 November 2017
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Basingstoke

Gardner brings Elgar vividly to life in Basingstoke

By , 04 November 2017
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Cleveland

Vladimir Ashkenazy returns to Severance Hall for Elgar's Enigma Variations

By , 03 November 2017
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London

English jewels in the European crown: Wordsworth and the RPO at Cadogan Hall

By , 01 November 2017
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Edinburgh

Elgar and the Rite open Oundjian's final RSNO season

By , 06 October 2017
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London

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

By , 14 September 2017
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London

Prom 51: Hearty Elgar from Oramo and the BBCSO

By , 22 August 2017
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Edinburgh

Vibrant performances from one of Europe’s oldest orchestras in Edinburgh

By , 12 August 2017
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London

Prom 32: Four centuries of British music from Ryan Wigglesworth and the BBC NOW

By , 09 August 2017
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Melbourne

Fraternity and frivolity: from Bizet to Elgar in Melbourne

By , 28 July 2017
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London

Prom 13: a warm, if fatiguing, tribute to Sir Malcolm Sargent

By , 24 July 2017
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Worcester

Questioning the quintessence of Britain: Elgar, Britten and Tippett at the Three Choirs Festival

By , 22 July 2017
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London

Prom 4: Great Birtwistle and Elgar from Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin

By , 16 July 2017
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London

Prom 2: A love letter from Berlin as Barenboim and the Staatskapelle make Elgar their own

By , 15 July 2017
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London

English National Opera presents a fervent Gerontius at the Southbank Centre

By , 01 July 2017
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Istanbul

Brahms and Elgar – Russian Style: Alexander Kniazev in Istanbul

By , 10 June 2017
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London

Walton's First Symphony still blazes at the RFH

By , 06 June 2017
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Dublin

A deeply moving Dream of Gerontius: Markson plumbs the depths with soloists and NSO

By , 19 May 2017
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Prague

At Prague Spring, a legacy comes home

By , 19 May 2017
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Vienna

Toronto Symphony a Season Highlight at the Konzerthaus Wien

By , 16 May 2017
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London

A Bliss revival at the Barbican from Sir Andrew Davis and the BBCSO

By , 12 May 2017
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Manchester

Elegance and excellence from Elder and the Hallé at Bridgewater Hall

By , 27 April 2017
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London

Geographical and astrological surveys from the Philharmonia

By , 23 April 2017
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Sydney

A pot-pourri of British music in Sydney

By , 21 April 2017
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Gothenburg

Rare Strauss and impeccable Sibelius: Iceland Symphony Orchestra in Gothenburg

By , 19 April 2017
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London

Ashkenazy and the Philharmonia: no fireworks, just the joy of music-making

By , 16 March 2017
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Manchester

In the blood: Elder conducts the Hallé in The Dream Of Gerontius in Manchester

By , 12 March 2017
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Perth

Thoughtful, inspiring and noble: British music from the BBCSSO and Richard Farnes

By , 10 March 2017
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Manchester

Excellent Hallé delivers a solid evening of Elgar

By , 09 March 2017
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Berlin

Zukerman and Mehta take it easy in Elgar and Tchaikovsky

By , 09 March 2017
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Amsterdam

Over-the-top Elgar and hushed Mahler from the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

By , 02 March 2017
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Birmingham

John Wilson and the CBSO present British classics with a difference

By , 01 March 2017
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London

Foot-stomping virtuosity from Martin Fröst and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields

By , 02 February 2017
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Saffron Walden

A thrilling tour opener from the Bergen Philharmonic

By , 15 January 2017
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Hamburg

The sound and the fury: the Chicago Symphony at Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie

By , 14 January 2017
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Boston

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

By , 13 January 2017
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Birmingham

Jaw-dropping brilliance: Abduraimov's Saint-Saëns impresses in Birmingham

By , 13 December 2016
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Seattle

Elgar's Dream a transformative experience at Seattle Symphony

By , 03 December 2016
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Cardiff

Joyful noise: Walton’s mighty Belshazzar’s Feast in Cardiff

By , 01 December 2016
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London

Niklas Benjamin Hoffmann crowned winner of the Donatella Flick Conducting Competition

By , 17 November 2016
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Atlanta

Drenched by the sea in Atlanta: Elgar and Vaughan Williams from Spano and the ASO

By , 03 November 2016
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London

Sublime Sibelius from Vänskä and the LPO

By , 26 October 2016
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Boston

Rule Britannia! Walton, Elgar and Holst from the Boston Symphony

By , 21 October 2016
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Seattle

Xavier Phillips glows in Elgar with the Seattle Symphony

By , 01 October 2016
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