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Psappha © Psappha
Manchester

Finding the balance? Psappha with Ligeti, Kurtág and more at Stoller Hall

By , 27 September 2018
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Renaud Capuçon and the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 45: A Franco-Russian Proms debut from the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

By , 16 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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Pierre-Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve | Deutsche Grammophon
London

Mischief and mastery: Ligeti concertos from Aurora Orchestra

By , 13 May 2018
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Shai Wosner © Jamie Jung
London

Sunlight, sinews and mischief from the Aurora Orchestra at Kings Place

By , 10 February 2018
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Xavier de Maistre and the Belgrade Philharmonic © Marko Djokovic | Belgrade Philharmonic
Belgrade

Xavier de Maistre plays a dazzling Aranjuez with the Belgrade Philharmonic

By , 08 February 2018
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London Sinfonietta principal, Simon Haram © Mark Allan
London

The London Sinfonietta: celebrating 50 years of excellence

By , 24 January 2018
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Ludovic Morlot © Chris Lee
Seattle

Morlot and the Seattle Symphony present a rediscovery and a première

By , 06 January 2018
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Hilary Hahn, Gustavo Gimeno and the Boston Symphony perform Dvořák © Robert Torres
Boston

East meets West: Ligeti, Dvořák, and Schumann with Gimeno and the Boston Symphony

By , 13 October 2017
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Patricia Kopatchinskaja © Julia Wesely
New York City

Kopatchinskaja and Campbell revive the art of the string duo at Park Avenue Armory

By , 09 October 2017
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Maria Kowroski and Jared Angle in Christopher Wheeldon’s Liturgy © Paul Kolnik
New York City

A Bushel and Some Pecks at NYC Ballet

By , 03 October 2017
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Seattle Symphony and Seattle Symphony Chorale © Brandon Patoc
Seattle

Mahler's Fifth by way of Ligeti in Seattle

By , 24 June 2017
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Gustavo Gimeno © Marco Borggreve
London

Stimulating programming and powerful performances the Philharmonia and Gustavo Gimeno

By , 01 June 2017
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve | DG
Cleveland

Ligeti's intricate Piano Concerto with Pierre-Laurent Aimard highlights Cleveland Orchestra concert

By , 18 May 2017
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John Malkovich © Paul Sturminger
Birmingham

Plumbing subterranean depths at the hands of John Malkovich’s imagined malevolent dictator

By , 21 March 2017
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Cristian Măcelaru © David Swanson
Dublin

Fresh, exciting interpretations of modern music: an atypical Friday night in Dublin

By , 27 January 2017
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Pavlo Hunka (the Nekrotzar) and Peter Hoare (Piet the Pot) © John Phillips | Getty Images
London

Le Grand Macabre at the Barbican: surreal, madcap, touching the sublime

By , 15 January 2017
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Alan Gilbert © Chris Lee
New York City

Contrasting approaches to music making at the New York Philharmonic

By , 06 October 2016
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Kent Nagano © Felix Broede
Montreal

OSM opens its season with a sophisticated Carmina Burana

By , 08 September 2016
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Andrew Gourlay conducts the London Sinfonietta © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Proms At... Roundhouse: a microtonal affair from London Sinfonietta

By , 20 August 2016
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© New Opera Days Ostrava
Ostrava

Aventures: Ligeti and Kotík at New Opera Days Ostrava opening night

By , 27 June 2016
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Inon Barnatan © Marco Borggreve
New York City

A musical jewel: Inon Barnatan in New York

By , 20 February 2016
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Julia Doyle © Raphaelle Photography
Cambridge

The moon at noon: Britten Sinfonia première of Anna Clyne commission

By , 19 January 2016
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Gustavo Gimeno © Marco Borggreve
Liverpool

Transports of Delight: Gimeno and the RLPO tell Exotic Tales

By , 16 October 2015
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Chloe Hanslip © Benjamin Ealovega
Milan

Youthful vigour and eclectic treats from La Verdi and Chloe Hanslip

By , 25 September 2015
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Danny Driver © Richard Haughton
Haddington

Danny Driver descends the Devil's Staircase at Lammermuir Festival

By , 19 September 2015
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Martyn Brabbins © Sasha Gusov
Amsterdam

We have lift-off: NASA and the Rotterdam Philharmonic present Holst's The Planets

By , 30 August 2015
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Janáčkova Filharmonie Ostrava © Martin Popelář
Ostrava

Modern Merriment in Ostrava

By , 29 August 2015
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François-Xavier Roth © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 55: SWR and Roth in a first and final Proms hurrah

By , 26 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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Goldner String Quartet © Keith Saunders
Sydney

Metamorphoses of a 20 year-old string quartet: the Goldner Quartet in Sydney

By , 04 May 2015
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Latvian Radio Choir © Latvian Radio Choir
Dublin

Magical and mystical: the Latvian Radio Choir impresses in Dublin

By , 03 May 2015
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Riccardo Muti © Todd Rosenberg
Chicago

Muti triumphs in diverse program in Chicago

By , 05 March 2015
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Antonii Baryshevskyi © Neda Navaee
London

Antonii Baryshevskyi: an impressive Wigmore Hall debut

By , 02 March 2015
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Barbara Hannigan © Elmer de Haas
London

Emotinally charged Webern, Berg and Ligeti from the LSO

By , 15 January 2015
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Till Alexander Körber © Joachim Schmid
Vienna

Passionate advocates of modern music: Merlin Ensemble Wien at the Schoenberg Centre

By , 03 December 2014
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Jonathan Nott © Thomas Müller
Amsterdam

Sublime Varèse and Ligeti in the Concertgebouw

By , 25 September 2014
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Barbara Hannigan © Priska Ketterer / Lucerne Festival
Lucerne

Barbara Hannigan: What the Hell is Going On?

By , 16 August 2014
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George Benjamin © Robert Millard
Amsterdam

A Showcase of Soundscapes: George Benjamin at the Concertgebouw

By , 20 June 2014
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Marino Formenti © Gyula Fodor
New York City

Liszt under inspection from Marino Formenti at the New York Phil Biennial

By , 04 June 2014
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Gil Shaham © Luke Ratray
New York City

Ending on a high: Jansons and the BRSO conclude Carnegie's season

By , 18 May 2014
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eighth blackbird © Luke Ratray
Cleveland

eighth blackbird in challenging and pleasing Cleveland concert

By , 29 April 2014
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Rossen Gergov © Philippe Hurlin
Edinburgh

Scottish Chamber Orchestra delights in Dvořák

By , 20 March 2014
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Reinbert de Leeuw
Amsterdam

Ligeti, Chin and de Vries with Reinbert de Leeuw and Asko|Schönberg

By , 14 November 2013
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Michail Jurowski  ©  Superbox
London

Rampant nihilism: The LPO and Michail Jurowski in Ligeti, Lutosławski and Schnittke

By , 30 October 2013
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Auckland

Auckland Chamber Orchestra play Wagner, Janacek, Poulenc and Ligeti

By , 20 October 2013
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Tamara Stefanovich  ©  Alexander Rümmele
London

Tamara Stefanovich enters the beehive: Boulez's Second Sonata at The Rest is Noise

By , 06 October 2013
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New York Philharmonic  ©  Chris Lee
New York City

Staring into the unknown: The New York Philharmonic play 2001: A Space Odyssey

By , 20 September 2013
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©  Erik Berg
Oslo

The end of the world. Or something: Ligeti's Le grand macabre at the Norwegian National Opera

By , 07 September 2013
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe  ©  Berliner Festspiele, Kai Bienert
Berlin

Re-finding history at Musikfest Berlin: Aimard and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe

By , 01 September 2013
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