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A pioneering spirit: Rattle’s imaginary journey through Haydn

By , 11 July 2017
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Reluctantly grounded, A Trip to the Moon misses its lift-off

By , 09 July 2017
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A Mahler Third to savour: Robert Treviño triumphs in LSO debut

By , 25 June 2017
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London

Playing the Game: Symphonic Odysseys at the Barbican

By , 20 June 2017
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The Agony and the Ecstasy: Bruckner, Bernard Haitink and the LSO

By , 28 May 2017
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Palliative and consoling: Mahler 9 from Bernard Haitink and the LSO

By , 23 May 2017
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Inspired Holst and Vaughan Williams from Mark Elder and the LSO

By , 18 May 2017
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Sultans and Boyars: a Russo-Turkish alliance from Znaider and the LSO

By , 14 May 2017
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Anne-Sophie Mutter transplants Tchaikovsky to the 20th century

By , 07 May 2017
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Antoine Tamestit presents first-class Bartók with the LSO

By , 23 April 2017
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Haunting Berg from Jansen and Noseda; big-boned Mahler from the LSO

By , 06 April 2017
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François-Xavier Roth and the London Symphony Orchestra on peak form

By , 30 March 2017
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Mediterranean heat: a scorching Daphnis et Chloé from Altinoglu and the LSO

By , 23 March 2017
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Disappointing Schubert and Brahms from the LSO and Fabio Luisi

By , 19 March 2017
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A classy collaboration: Igor Levit and Fabio Luisi ooze quality in Beethoven and Brahms

By , 16 March 2017
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An unexpected debut: Mälkki steps in to conduct Brahms and Strauss

By , 12 March 2017
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Sensational Mattila, restrained Kaufmann in the LSO's exceptional Walküre Act 1

By , 08 February 2017
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Italian Passion ignites a blazing Inextinguishable Symphony at the Barbican

By , 05 February 2017
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Shades of grey for a winter's day: the LSO, Chauhan and Grosvenor

By , 26 January 2017
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Hope and despair: Rattle transcends in Mahler 6 and Turnage première

By , 19 January 2017
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Le Grand Macabre at the Barbican: surreal, madcap, touching the sublime

By , 15 January 2017
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Bristol

Triumphant Tchaikovsky from Nikolaj Znaider and the LSO in Bristol

By , 16 December 2016
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Musical Technicolor from the LSO and Fabien Gabel

By , 14 December 2016
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An admirable aptness: Adams, Josefowicz and the LSO in Scheherazade.2

By , 08 December 2016
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An alternative Nativity at the Barbican: John Adams' El Niño

By , 04 December 2016
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Russian exuberance and Soviet introspection from the LSO at the Barbican

By , 29 November 2016
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Natural wonders: Pappano and the LSO scale Strauss' Alpine odyssey

By , 24 November 2016
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Niklas Benjamin Hoffmann crowned winner of the Donatella Flick Conducting Competition

By , 17 November 2016
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Joyful and pert Schumann from Renaud Capuçon

By , 10 November 2016
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Pace and volume: Gardiner's Mendelssohn only goes so far

By , 16 October 2016
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The skull beneath the skin: the LSO's take on Sibelius and Mahler

By , 25 September 2016
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Sublime and chilling: Noseda and LSO brim with bite in Shostakovich 5

By , 22 September 2016
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Hellfire and damnation as Noseda and the LSO blaze through Verdi's Requiem

By , 18 September 2016
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Prom 18: Haitink shows maturity and experience in Mahler's Third Symphony

By , 29 July 2016
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Questions answered by Sir Simon Rattle and the LSO

By , 30 June 2016
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The Hogboon: Peter Maxwell Davies' thrilling last work premiered at the Barbican

By , 26 June 2016
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Bohemian flavours: Harding & LSO in Dvořák 8, Batiashvili brilliant in Bartók

By , 09 June 2016
***11
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Spellbinding Anna Larsson the highlight of the LSO's Mahler's 2

By , 05 June 2016
***11
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Wrocław

Sir Antonio Pappano and the LSO shine in superb Polish acoustics

By , 25 May 2016
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London

Pappano and the LSO's Mahler 6: competent but missing the mark

By , 19 May 2016
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Meditative Mozart and individual Bruckner from the LSO

By , 08 May 2016
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Behind the Lines: the LSO in English and French masterpieces

By , 28 April 2016
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London Symphony Chorus turns 50: precision and flair in Haydn's Seasons

By , 17 April 2016
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Moments of Bruckner greatness from Rattle and the LSO

By , 14 April 2016
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Gripping Prokofiev: superlative music-making from the amazing Trifonov

By , 07 April 2016
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The pulse of life: a nearly transcendent performance of Scenes from Goethe's Faust at the Barbican

By , 20 March 2016
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Sensual and passionate playing from LSO, Thomas Adès and Christian Tetzlaff

By , 16 March 2016
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Thomas Adès, Anne-Sophie Mutter and the LSO ravish the Barbican with an outstanding programme of Adès and Brahms

By , 09 March 2016
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The tongs and the bones: Vivid Mendelssohn from Gardiner and the LSO

By , 16 February 2016
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Roman delights, or is it Hollywood? Pappano and the LSO play Respighi

By , 31 January 2016
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