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Donald Runnicles © Simon Pauly
Zürich

The body as a baton: Donald Runnicles conducts a stellar programme in Zurich

By , 21 November 2018
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Karina Canellakis © Mathias Bothor
London

Canellakis, Aimard and the London Philharmonic escape to the country

By , 10 October 2018
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Diego Vásquez and Winnie Huang dance Inori © Adam Janisch
Berlin

Stockhausen marathon at the Musikfest Berlin

By , 18 September 2018
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve | Deutsche Grammophon
London

Mischief and mastery: Ligeti concertos from Aurora Orchestra

By , 13 May 2018
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Pablo Heras-Casado © Fernando Sancho
London

Four French masterpieces from a Philharmonia Orchestra on fine form

By , 21 January 2018
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François-Xavier Roth © Marco Borggreve
Boston

Roth charts the emergence of the modern in Boston

By , 12 January 2018
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve | DG
Cleveland

Ligeti's intricate Piano Concerto with Pierre-Laurent Aimard highlights Cleveland Orchestra concert

By , 18 May 2017
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
London

Raw and thrilling Bartók and Mahler from the Philharmonia

By , 07 May 2017
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
London

Smudgy haze and glaring sunbursts: Boulez and Debussy juxtaposed by Salonen and the Philharmonia

By , 04 May 2017
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Nigel Back, Richard Watkins, Katy Woolley and Michael Thompson © Camilla Greenwell
London

Emperors and prophets from Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Philharmonia

By , 23 February 2017
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Tamara Stefanovich © Marco Borggreve
London

Breathtaking pianism: Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich at St John's Smith Square

By , 24 January 2017
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve | DG
Berlin

Musical alchemy: Aimard and Stefanovich in Hommage to Boulez

By , 12 September 2016
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Natalia Pavlova (Parasha) and Artyom Melikhov (Vassily) in Mavra © Camilla Greenwell Photography
London

Rhythmic precision: Foxy Stravinsky from Salonen and the Philharmonia

By , 26 May 2016
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve
London

Exhilarating and engrossing: Pierre-Laurent Aimard plays Messiaen's Vingt Regards

By , 16 April 2016
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Sir Simon Rattle © London Symphony Orchestra 2012
London

Moments of Bruckner greatness from Rattle and the LSO

By , 14 April 2016
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve
Sydney

Aiming for the stars with Messiaen in Sydney

By , 11 March 2016
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György Kurtág at 90 © Judit Marjai
Budapest

Budapest rolls out the red carpet for Kurtág on his 90th

By , 19 February 2016
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Sir Roger Norrington © Manfred Esser
Zürich

Sir Roger Norrington stars with the “Best of Beethoven” in Zurich

By , 17 November 2015
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Pierre Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve
New York City

Pierre-Laurent Aimard: an overambitious recital at Mostly Mozart Festival

By , 17 August 2015
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
London

Dazzling, radiant light: Debussy and Messiaen round off the Philharmonia's Paris season

By , 28 May 2015
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
London

Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Philharmonia illuminate Ravel and Stravinsky

By , 19 February 2015
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve | DG
London

Birtwistle perplexes, but Aimard shines in Messiaen’s Oiseaux exotiques

By , 06 December 2014
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve
New York City

Pierre-Laurent Aimard's Bach lacks some style at Carnegie Hall

By , 13 November 2014
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe  ©  Berliner Festspiele, Kai Bienert
Berlin

Re-finding history at Musikfest Berlin: Aimard and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe

By , 01 September 2013
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Olivier Messiaen, by Malcolm Crowthers
New York City

Messiaen, Mozart and Murail offer a kaleidoscope of colors and sounds at the New York Philharmonic

By , 11 April 2013
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Vienna

Pierre-Laurent Aimard plays Debussy's Préludes in Vienna

By , 11 December 2012
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard  ©  Marco Borggreve / Deutsche Grammophon
New York City

Pierre-Laurent Aimard honors Debussy and Elliott Carter at Carnegie Hall

By , 15 November 2012
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard  ©  Marco Borggreve / Deutsche Grammophon
London

Proms Chamber Music 8: Overwhelmed by Debussy – Pierre-Laurent Aimard at Cadogan Hall

By , 03 September 2012
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Simon Rattle  ©  Mat Henneck EMI
London

Simon Rattle and the OAE make the case for period Impressionism

By , 10 June 2012
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard,  ©  Marco Borggreve
London

Twenty-first century Liszt from Pierre-Laurent Aimard

By , 07 December 2011
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard  ©  Marco Borggreve
London

Illuminating Pianism: The Liszt Project 1- Pierre-Laurent Aimard at Queen Elizabeth Hall

By , 08 November 2011
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Bamberg Symphony Orchestra  ©  Richard Haughton
Edinburgh

A time to dance

By , 02 September 2011
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Daniel Harding © Julian Hargreaves
Brussels

Verstörend schöne Klänge des Concertgebouw-Orchesters in Brüssel

By , 08 December 2018
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Jonathan Nott © Renato Mangolin
Geneva

Semaine de fête pour le centenaire de l’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

By , 26 November 2018
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve
Munich

Goldberg-Variationen mit Schlafstörungen: Pierre-Laurent Aimard in München

By , 13 November 2018
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Katalin Karolyi und Slagwerk Den Haag © Martina Z. Simkovicova
Amsterdam

„Die Zeit zu bannen": Das Muziekgebouw Amsterdam feiert György Ligeti

By , 05 April 2018
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve
Zürich

Vertane Chance: Pierre-Laurent Aimard in Zürich

By , 23 May 2017
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Matthias Pintscher © Felix Broede
Hamburg

Globetrotter und Geheimtipp: Matthias Pintscher begeistert in Hamburg

By , 03 March 2017
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
Madrid

¿Emperador o Übermensch?: Salonen, Aimard y Philharmonia Orchestra en el Auditorio

By , 25 February 2017
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve
Paris

Peinture et musique, la filiation des avant-gardes à la Fondation Louis Vuitton

By , 10 February 2017
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Jonathan Nott © Thomas Muller
Geneva

Intronisation de Jonathan Nott à Genève : entre espoirs et attentes

By , 20 January 2017
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Pierre Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve
Lyon

Pierre-Laurent Aimard et Riccardo Minasi réconcilient les anciens et les modernes à l’Auditorium de Lyon

By , 12 January 2017
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Antoine Tamestit, Mark Simpson und Pierre-Laurent Aimard © Marco Borelli | Salzburger Festspiele
Salzburg

Mitreißendes Kammermusikkonzert bei Salzburg Contemporary

By , 14 August 2016
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve | DG
Moscow

Premier cahier du Clavier bien tempéré par Pierre-Laurent Aimard, à la recherche de l'unité

By , 28 April 2016
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Sir Simon Rattle © Monika Rittershaus
Paris

Une huitième de Bruckner saisissante par le LSO et Sir Simon Rattle

By , 12 April 2016
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve
Strasbourg

Hommage de Pierre-Laurent Aimard à Pierre Boulez

By , 20 September 2015
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Katja Tähjä
Paris

Une fin de saison française pour Esa-Pekka Salonen au Théâtre des Champs Elysées

By , 27 May 2015
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Genia Kühmeier und die Bamberger Symphoniker © Kai Bienert
Berlin

Musikalisches Abenteuer mit Reger, Strauss und Lachenmann

By , 08 September 2014
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