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Paavo Järvi © Kaupo Kikkas
Zürich

Fairy dust and explosives: Paavo Järvi conducts Liszt and Mahler in Zurich

By , 10 October 2018
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Natalia Osipova (Mary Vetsera) and Ryoichi Hirano (Rudolf) in Mayerling © ROH, 2018 | Helen Maybanks
London

The Royal Ballet opens the new season with Mayerling

By , 08 October 2018
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George Li © Simon Fowler
Kansas City

A Thousand Words: Carnival spirits from Michael Kurth at Helzberg Hall

By , 06 October 2018
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ENB in Liam Scarlett's No Man's Land © Laurent Liotardo
London

ENB's Lest We Forget opens at Sadler's Wells

By , 20 September 2018
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Yannick Nézet-Séguin © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 61: An affectionate Bruckner 4 from Nézet-Séguin and the Rotterdam Philharmonic

By , 28 August 2018
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Samuel Sakker and Anush Hovhannisyan sing Sardanapolo © Elena Giorgi
Lerici

Liszt’s ‘lost’ opera bursts back to life

By , 27 August 2018
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Cimbalom player Jenő Lisztes © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 55: Jamming with Brahms and Liszt in Café Budapest

By , 23 August 2018
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Thomas Søndergård © Martin Bubandt
London

Prom 8: Thomas Søndergård explores youthful beginnings and untimely ends

By , 20 July 2018
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Igor Levit © Robbie Lawrence
Birmingham

Igor Levit delivers a majestic recital in Birmingham

By , 19 July 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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Khatia Buniatishvili © Julia Wesely
London

Flamboyant Liszt, bold Brahms from Khatia Buniatishvili at the QEH

By , 09 May 2018
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Alessandra Ferri and Federico Bonelli in Marguerite and Armand © ROH | Tristam Kenton
London

“A seminal performance by a truly great ballerina”: Alessandra Ferri triumphs in uneven triple bill

By , 14 April 2018
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Markus Stenz © Molina Visuals
Minneapolis

Minnesota Orchestra reacquaint with old friends in Minneapolis

By , 13 April 2018
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Bertrand Chamayou © Marco Borggreve | Warner Classics
London

Truly transcendental: Chamayou triumphs in Liszt at Wigmore Hall

By , 04 April 2018
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George Li © Simon Fowler
London

A polished London debut recital from George Li

By , 20 March 2018
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Ilan Volkov © Simon Butterworth
London

A Liszt rarity and Mahler staple from Volkov and the RPO

By , 06 February 2018
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Alexander Melnikov © Marco Borggreve
London

Many pianos: Alexander Melnikov at Wigmore Hall

By , 17 January 2018
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Alice Sara Ott © Jonas Becker
London

Infernal Liszt: Alice Sara Ott, Antonio Pappano and a Faustian pact

By , 26 November 2017
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Khatia Buniatishvili © Julia Wesley
Oxford

Caprice and conviction in the Oxford Philharmonic's Russian concert

By , 26 October 2017
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Louis Lortie © Elias
Chicago

Louis Lortie makes a Liszt pilgrimage in Chicago

By , 08 October 2017
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Sir Mark Elder © Benjamin Ealovega
Manchester

Engaging and fluent performances from Elder’s Hallé

By , 05 October 2017
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Ilan Volkov and the BBC Scottish SO © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 16: Drama, modernism, philosophy and grandeur from Ilan Volkov and the BBCSSO

By , 26 July 2017
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Sir Andrew Davis and the BBC Symphony Orchestra © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

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

By , 24 July 2017
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Louise Alder © Gerard Collett
London

Sumptuous Strauss from Louise Alder in Wigmore jump-in

By , 22 July 2017
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Yevgeny Sudbin © Peter Rigaud
London

Sudbin on sensational form at Wigmore Hall

By , 09 June 2017
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Bennet Gartside (Bottom) and Akane Takada (Titania) in  Ashton's The Dream © Tristram Kenton | ROH 2017
London

The Dream/ Symphonic Variations/ Marguerite and Armand

By , 02 June 2017
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Nobuyuki Tsujii © Yuji Hori
Sydney

Feeling rather than seeing: Nobuyuki Tsujii’s Sydney recital

By , 22 May 2017
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Sir Antonio Pappano © Riccardo Musacchio & Flavio Ianniello
London

There’s no place like Rome: Pappano and the Santa Cecilians dazzle in Respighi

By , 11 May 2017
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Ludovic Morlot © Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
Minneapolis

Pugnacious Prokofiev from Ludovic Morlot and the Minnesota Orchestra

By , 28 April 2017
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Edward Watson (Crown prince Rudolf) © Alice Pennefather | ROH 2017
London

The Royal Ballet: Mayerling

By , 28 April 2017
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Anthony Manoli and Sondra Radvanovsky © Jonathan Rose
London

Star quality: Sondra Radvanovsky's Rosenblatt debut

By , 16 March 2017
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Víkingur Ólafsson © Enno Kapitza
Berlin

Once more, with feeling: Víkingur Ólafsson plays Glass in Berlin

By , 21 February 2017
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Benjamin Grosvenor © Todd Rosenberg Photography
Chicago

Benjamin Grosvenor’s Chicago debut: virtuosity as a vehicle for exploring artistic depths

By , 19 February 2017
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Martha Argerich © Adriano Heitman
London

Defying dictators: Soviet blockbusters given the St Petersburg Philharmonic treatment

By , 29 January 2017
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Valery Gergiev © Alexander Shapunov
Barcelona

Gergiev brings the Mariinsky magic to Tristan und Isolde in Barcelona

By , 27 January 2017
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Martha Argerich © Adriano Heitman
Oxford

Scintillating in Prokofiev, seductive in Schumann: Martha Argerich at Oxford

By , 21 January 2017
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Behzod Abduraimov © Christian Fatu
Houston

Abduraimov's grand “Emperor” at the Houston Symphony

By , 12 January 2017
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Behzod Abduraimov © Benjamin Ealovega | Decca Classics
Birmingham

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

By , 13 December 2016
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Sir Antonio Pappano and Gerald Finley © Mark Allan | Barbican
London

Sensitive artistry from Gerald Finley in recital with Antonio Pappano at the Barbican

By , 10 December 2016
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Nicholas Collon © Jim Hinson
London

Shrill frenzy: fierce Walton from Nicholas Collon and the Philharmonia

By , 01 December 2016
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Behzod Abduraimov © Nissor Abdourazakov
New York City

Seeking meaning beneath the surface: Behzod Abduraimov at Carnegie Hall

By , 17 November 2016
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Denis Kozhukhin and the Chicago Symphony © Todd Rosenberg Photography
Chicago

Krivine and Kozhukhin have energetic outings with the Chicago Symphony

By , 17 November 2016
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Simone Piazzola © Jonathan Rose
London

Crouching pianist, hidden baritone: superb Simone Piazzola caught in Liszt ambush

By , 01 November 2016
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Philippe Cassard © Jean-Baptiste Millot
London

Wigmore Hall englouti: exquisite aquatic recital from Philippe Cassard

By , 29 October 2016
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Jakub Hrůša © Prague Philharmonia | V Krsul
Cleveland

Brilliant Bartók from Yuja Wang and Jakub Hrůša in Cleveland

By , 20 October 2016
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Julian Rachlin © Julia Wesely
Gateshead

Italian souvenirs from Julian Rachlin and the Royal Northern Sinfonia

By , 14 October 2016
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Eleanora Buratto © Jonathan Rose
London

Buttered Tosti: Eleonora Buratto's Rosenblatt Recital at Wigmore Hall

By , 10 October 2016
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Denés Varjon © Balazs Borocz
London

Liszt's Sonata in B minor: from exuberance to ascesticism

By , 07 October 2016
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Benjamin Grosvenor © operaomnia.co.uk
London

Virtuosic command and intimate focus from Benjamin Grosvenor

By , 04 October 2016
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Benjamin Grosvenor © Operaomnia.co.uk
Manchester

First-rate Tchaikovsky and Liszt open the Halle's new season

By , 22 September 2016
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