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James Ehnes © Benjamin Ealovega
Manchester

Ehnes' Walton grips in stunning concert of English music at Bridgewater Hall

By , 13 April 2019
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Mark Wigglesworth © Sim Canetty-Clarke
London

Quintessentially English: Mark Wigglesworth reveals the greatness of Vaughan Williams' Fifth

By , 09 April 2019
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John Wilson © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Birmingham

Exaggeration and disinterest mar John Wilson's CBSO programme

By , 06 April 2019
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George Li © Simon Fowler
London

A blaze of brassy glory in Vasily Petrenko's Walton 1

By , 27 March 2019
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John Storgårds © Marco Borggreve
Manchester

Titanic Sibelius opens the BBC Philharmonic season

By , 22 September 2018
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Juanjo Mena © Michal Novak
London

Prom 34: Mena bids farewell to BBC Philharmonic in dynamic Anglo-American programme

By , 08 August 2018
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Timothy Ridout © Kaupo Kikkas
Hereford

Contrasting modes of optimism explored at the Three Choirs Festival

By , 03 August 2018
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Minnesota Orchestra © Isaac Risseeuw
Minneapolis

A praiseworthy Bernstein Chichester Psalms from the Minnesota Orchestra

By , 01 June 2018
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Kirill Karabits © Denis Manokha
Dublin

Karabits and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra deliver a bittersweet Walton Symphony no. 1

By , 10 May 2018
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George Li © Simon Fowler
Lucerne

The showy and the sublime: George Li and Juanjo Mena in Lucerne

By , 02 May 2018
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Teresa Reichlen and Company in Justin Peck’s Year of the Rabbit  © Paul Kolnik
New York City

Hits and Misses in NYCB's 21st Century Choreographers Program

By , 04 February 2018
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Andrew Manze © Benjamin Ealovega
Hamburg

Spanning the centuries with Andrew Manze at the Elbphilharmonie

By , 16 November 2017
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Guy Thorne and Vitolio Jeune in Norwood Pennewell’s Wecoo Duende © Rosalie O'Connor
New York City

Garth Fagan Dance at The Joyce, Program B

By , 10 November 2017
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Kirill Karabits © Denis Manokha
London

Prom 30: Innovation, fantasy and Old Testament excess from Bournemouth

By , 07 August 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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Tadaaki Otaka © Masahide Sato
London

Walton's First Symphony still blazes at the RFH

By , 06 June 2017
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Cody Beaton in Polaris © Sarah Ferguson
New York City

Richmond Ballet disappoints at the Joyce

By , 09 May 2017
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Roderick Williams © Benjamin Ealovega
Birmingham

John Wilson and the CBSO present British classics with a difference

By , 01 March 2017
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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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Martyn Brabbins © Benjamin Ealovega
Cardiff

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

By , 01 December 2016
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Tasmin Little © Benjamin Ealovega
London

Tales of water-sprites, tarantulas and icy landscapes: the LPO's Sibelius cycle concludes

By , 28 October 2016
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Charles Dutoit © Robert Taylor
Boston

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

By , 21 October 2016
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Edward Gardner © Benjamin Ealovega
Washington

The NSO season opens: celebrating Shakespeare American-style

By , 29 September 2016
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Edward Gardner © Benjamin Ealovega
Birmingham

Spirit of England: Gardner galvanises CBSO in Walton's Second

By , 22 September 2016
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Keith Lockhart © Winslow Townson
London

Prom 44: Brushing up our Shakespeare on Stage and Screen

By , 18 August 2016
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Thomas Søndergård conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales © BBC|Mark Allan
London

Prom 37: Webern, Brahms and a Watkins première from Søndergård and BBC NOW

By , 12 August 2016
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Ricardo Graziano, Danielle Brown and Jamie Carter in Valses Nobles et Sentimentales © Yi-Chun Wu
New York City

Sarasota Ballet at the Joyce: A Night at the Ashton Museum

By , 10 August 2016
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Allison Bell © Felipe Pagani
London

Inspired by Shakespeare: a London gala to celebrate The Bard

By , 23 April 2016
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Quirine Viersen © Marco Borggreve
Poole

Quirine Viersen impresses in Walton’s Cello Concerto at Poole's Lighthouse

By , 20 April 2016
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Alexander Melnikov © Marco Borggreve
Vancouver

Two monuments: Alexander Melnikov and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra play Beethoven and Walton

By , 12 March 2016
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Kenneth Reid ('Mavra') and Victoria Stevens (Parasha) © KK Dundas
Glasgow

Mavra and The Bear: Russian Tales delight at RCS Opera Studio

By , 27 February 2016
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Barnabás Kelemen © Tamas Dobos
Dublin

Coruscating Szymanowski from Barnabás Kelemen in Dublin

By , 27 November 2015
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JoAnn Falletta © David Adam Beloff
Newport News

Orchestral and Choral Showstoppers from JoAnn Falletta and the Virginia Symphony

By , 16 October 2015
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New York City Ballet in Myles Thatcher's Polaris © Paul Kolnik
New York City

New York City Ballet Presents: 21st Century (male) Choreographers

By , 16 October 2015
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Tadaaki Otaka and Ailish Tynan © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 26: Best of British crowned by an energetic Walton 2

By , 05 August 2015
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Sakari Oramo conducting the BBCSO © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 1: Spectacular Walton makes for a confident start to the 2015 season

By , 17 July 2015
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David Wilson-Johnson © Annelies van der Vecht
Leeds

Walton's Belshazzar's Feast celebrated in Leeds

By , 30 May 2015
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Helen Grime © Jonathan Wrather
Manchester

Atmospheric Ives, a fascinating new concerto and revelatory Walton from the Hallé

By , 07 May 2015
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Tadaaki Otaka © Masahide Sato
London

Everything but the kitchen sink: Walton's Belshazzar's Feast with the RPO and Bach Choir

By , 06 May 2015
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London

Definitive Walton from Andrew Manze and the LPO

By , 11 March 2015
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London

John Wilson builds on his passion for British music with the Philharmonia

By , 25 January 2015
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Birmingham

James Ehnes and Andrew Litton enthuse with the CBSO in an all-English programme

By , 10 December 2014
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London

Prom 76: A fitting close for the 2014 Proms season

By , 13 September 2014
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London

Lean, clean, but underwhelming Rachmaninov from the Singapore Symphony

By , 02 September 2014
***11
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London

Roman Holiday at the Proms: Charles Dutoit and the RPO journey to the Eternal City

By , 01 September 2014
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London

Prom 35: Søndergård charts a sure progress through Sibelius’ Fifth

By , 12 August 2014
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London

Sir Neville Marriner revisits a celebrated Walton film score in Prom 32

By , 10 August 2014
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London

BBC Symphony Orchestra sail through unexpected changes

By , 01 August 2014
****1
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London

Prom 10: Intimacy on a large scale

By , 25 July 2014
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Perth

The sun shines on the NYOS Junior Orchestra Summer Concert

By , 11 July 2014
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