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Henri Deléger (Michael) © Tristram Kenton | Southbank Centre
London

Stockhausen rediscovered: Donnerstag aus Licht shines brightly

By , 21 May 2019
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Jan Lisiecki and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra © Prague Spring | Zdeněk Chrapek
Prague

No conductor? No problem at Prague Spring

By , 21 May 2019
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Angela Hewitt © Richard Termine
Berea

Angela Hewitt brings her revelatory Bach Odyssey to Cleveland

By , 18 May 2019
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Beatrice Rana © Nicolas Bets
Los Angeles

Young lions Tao and Rana tear into Beethoven without Dudamel

By , 18 May 2019
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Franz Welser-Möst, Mitsuko Uchida and The Cleveland Orchestra © Roger Mastroianni for The Cleveland Orchestra
Cleveland

Welser-Möst and Cleveland Orchestra explore late style of Bartók and Schubert

By , 16 May 2019
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Daniel Barenboim and Anita Rachvelishvili © Daniel Dittus
Hamburg

Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin spice up their repertoire

By , 15 May 2019
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Ensemble 360 © Kaupo Kikkas
Sheffield

Mesmerising Brahms from Ensemble 360

By , 14 May 2019
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Lawrence Power © Jack Liebeck
London

Dappled sunlight: Lawrence Power in a Brahms marathon at the QEH

By , 12 May 2019
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Royal Northern Sinfonia © Mark Savage
Gateshead

Music with friends: Royal Northern Sinfonia's Trout Quintet

By , 11 May 2019
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Antti Siirala, Fabrice Bollon and the Belgrade Philharmonic © Belgrade Philharmonic | Marko Djokovic
Belgrade

Schoenberg's ultra-romantic Pelleas und Melisande in Belgrade

By , 10 May 2019
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Denis Kozhukhin © Marco Borggreve
Basingstoke

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in compelling form at the Anvil

By , 10 May 2019
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Thomas Søndergård © Bjarke Johansen
Edinburgh

RSNO's Mahler cycle continues with the Sixth

By , 10 May 2019
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Barry Douglas © Eugene Langan
Belfast

Crisp Rachmaninov from Barry Douglas in Belfast

By , 10 May 2019
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Katia and Marielle Labèque © Weigold & Böhm
Cleveland

Labèques make a persuasive case for rare Bruch in Cleveland

By , 09 May 2019
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San Francisco Ballet in Ratmansky's Chamber Symphony © Erik Tomasson
San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet’s Shostakovich Trilogy brings a strong close to the season

By , 07 May 2019
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Avi Avital © Guy Hecht
Seattle

Baroque-style in Seattle, but unusual, unfamiliar and refreshing

By , 03 May 2019
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Francesco Piemontesi © Marco Borggreve
London

Intensity, delicacy and emotion in a highly intelligent programme from Piemontesi

By , 02 May 2019
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Semyon Bychkov © Umberto Nicoletti
New York City

Bruch plus Strauss: curious pairing, inspired playing in Semyon Bychkov's latest NYPO engagement

By , 02 May 2019
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Yuja Wang and the New World Symphony © Steven Pisano for Bachtrack
New York City

Yuja Wang, MTT and the New World Symphony: an auspicious alignment of stars at Carnegie Hall

By , 01 May 2019
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Belcea Quartet © Marco Borggreve
London

Belcea Quartet and Piotr Anderszewski finding deep musical insights in Janáček and Shostakovich

By , 30 April 2019
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Jean-Philippe Collard © Seldy Cramer Artists
Montreal

Jean-Philippe Collard excels in Messiaen and Ravel in Montreal

By , 30 April 2019
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Behzod Abduraimov © Evgeny Eutykhov
Paris

In Paris, Lugansky and Abduraimov reveal Rachmaninov the poet and the lover

By , 28 April 2019
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Louis Lortie © Elias
London

Heaven and Hell at Wigmore Hall: Lortie plays Liszt's complete Années de pèlerinage

By , 28 April 2019
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Denis Matsuev © Columbia Artists
Paris

Rachmaninov gets a hammering at the hands of Denis Matsuev in Paris

By , 27 April 2019
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Andris Nelsons leads Daniil Trifonov and the Boston SO in Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto © Hilary Scott
Boston

A thrilling Slavic ride from Daniil Trifonov, Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony

By , 26 April 2019
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Kensho Watanabe © David Debalko
Philadelphia

Heroic substitute: Kensho Watanabe leads thrilling “Eroica” with Philadelphia Orchestra

By , 26 April 2019
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Stéphane Denève © Uwe Ditz
Cleveland

Vivid colors and ecstatic highs mark Denève’s Cleveland Orchestra program

By , 25 April 2019
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Steven Isserlis © Satoshi Aoyagi
London

Schumann and Fauré rarities in an exceptional evening at Wigmore Hall

By , 23 April 2019
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Bernard Haitink conducts Orchestra Mozart © D. Vass
Lugano

Haitink and the Mozart Orchestra go out with a bang in Lugano

By , 21 April 2019
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Stephen Hough © Juan Diego Castillo
Bogotá

Back to Bogotá: Fourth International Music Festival celebrates Brahms, Schubert and the Schumanns

By , 19 April 2019
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Kirill Gerstein © Marco Borggreve
London

Smouldering Beethoven and barnstorming Ives from Elder and the LSO

By , 14 April 2019
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Bernard Haitink © Todd Rosenberg
Lucerne

The perfect Easter basket: Haitink conducts Mozart and Bruckner in Lucerne

By , 14 April 2019
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Aquiles Machado, James Burton and Gustavo Castillo © Roberto Torres
Boston

Boston Creole: Berlioz, Ravel and Estévez with the Boston Symphony

By , 11 April 2019
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Stephen Hough © Jiyang Chen
London

From the comfort of one's very own chair: musical journeys with Gardner, Hough and the LPO

By , 10 April 2019
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Semyon Bychkov conducting the BBCSO at the Proms © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Bychkov and the BBCSO matchless in Shostakovich 11

By , 10 April 2019
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Beatrice Rana © Nicolas Bets
Amsterdam

Rana brings energy and clarity to Bach in Amsterdam

By , 06 April 2019
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Alexandra Dariescu performs Nadia Boulanger © BBC | Mark Allan
London

Total Immersion: A deep dive into the work of Nadia and Lili Boulanger

By , 06 April 2019
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Marie Hamard and Andrew Dickinson © Richard Termine
New York City

An expanded Diary of One Who Disappeared at the Brooklyn Academy of Music

By , 06 April 2019
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Ben Griffiths performs Dark with Excessive Bright © Nick Rutter
London

Paradise Regained: a heavenly evening with Aurora

By , 05 April 2019
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Louis Schwizgebel © Marco Borggreve
Belfast

Franck’s Aeolian winds usher in Saint-Säens and Elgar to Belfast

By , 05 April 2019
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Marianne Schroeder at St Peter,s Church © Lena Shkoda
New York City

Marianne Schroeder astonishes in Ustvolskaya’s works for piano

By , 05 April 2019
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Osmo Vänskä © Joel Larson
London

Vänskä, Lisiecki and the LPO take the scenic route

By , 05 April 2019
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Robert Spano conducts the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra © Jeff Roffman
Atlanta

Concerto night at Atlanta Symphony Hall

By , 04 April 2019
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Stanislav Kochanovsky © Marco Borggreve
London

Russians invade the Philharmonia, led by Matsuev and Kochanovsky

By , 04 April 2019
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Nikolai Lugansky © Marco Borggreve
Ghent

Magnificent Rachmaninov tribute from Lugansky and Denève in Ghent

By , 04 April 2019
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Khatia Buniatishvili © Gavin Evans | Sony Classical
London

Soporific Schubert, but peak Liszt from Khatia Buniatishvili

By , 01 April 2019
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Martin Helmchen © Giorgia Bertazzi
Hong Kong

Hong Kong Sinfonietta finishes the season with a bang

By , 30 March 2019
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Seong-Jin Cho, Gianandrea Noseda and the LSO © Mark Allan | Barbican
London

Poetic Rachmaninov in Seong-Jin Cho’s LSO debut

By , 28 March 2019
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Charlotte Mundy © Cherylynn Tsushima
New York City

The pleasures and perils of electronic music at the New York Festival of Song

By , 28 March 2019
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Patricia Kopatchinskaja © Julia Wesely
Princeton

Kopatchinskaja and Leschenko bring their quest for fresh interpretations to Princeton

By , 28 March 2019
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