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Charles Dutoit © Chris Lee
Los Angeles

Clockwork precision and sparkle in Dutoit's all-Ravel program in Los Angeles

By , 10 November 2017
****1
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John Adams © Vern Evans
Amsterdam

Nixon in China returns to Amsterdam

By , 11 February 2017
****1
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Detlev Glanert © Bettina Stöß
Amsterdam

Magnificent terror in new Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch in Amsterdam

By , 05 November 2016
*****
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
London

Prom 32: Salonen and the Philharmonia prove a mixed bag

By , 08 August 2016
***11
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Jennifer Johnston © Gisela Schenker
Leeds

Bursting with drama and hope: Tippett's A Child of Our Time in Leeds

By , 12 March 2016
****1
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David Wilson-Johnson © Annelies van der Vecht
Leeds

Walton's Belshazzar's Feast celebrated in Leeds

By , 30 May 2015
****1
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Katherine Broderick © Paul Foster-Williams
Worcester

Britten's War Requiem haunts Three Choirs Festival

By , 26 July 2014
****1
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Catherine Wyn-Rogers  ©  Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 45: Tippett's The Midsummer Marriage

By , 16 August 2013
*****
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Semyon Bychkov conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde at the BBC Proms ©  BBC/Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 19: Semyon Bychkov's Tristan with the BBC Symphony Orchestra

By , 27 July 2013
****1
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Paris

An Acis and Galatea without sparkle in Versailles

By , 28 June 2013
**111
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The Choir of King's College, Cambridge  ©  Benjamin Eagolvea
London

The St Matthew Passion with the AAM and the Choir of King's College, Cambridge

By , 29 January 2013
****1
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New London Orchestra at the Queen Elizabeth Hall; photo by Antony Fitz-Harris
London

The walk to paradise: Delius' A Village Romeo and Juliet on the South Bank

By , 25 September 2012
***11
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Robert King,  ©  Keith Saunders
Vienna

The Fairy Queen at the Theater an der Wien

By , 01 March 2012
****1
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©  Franca Pedrazzetti
Edinburgh

Mozart's send-off

By , 14 May 2011
*****
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Gateshead

Northern Sinfonia: St John Passion - with passion

By , 23 April 2011
****1
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The King's Consort © Keith Saunders
Essen

Aus der Weihnachtsbäckerei in Essen: Messias mit dem King's Consort

By , 18 December 2017
***11
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Charles Dutoit © Chris Lee
Geneva

Ravel au sommet sous la baguette de Dutoit !

By , 28 October 2015
****1
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