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London

From Sibelius to Giguère, Mälkki returns to the LSO with versatility

By , 15 April 2018
***11
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London

“A seminal performance by a truly great ballerina”: Alessandra Ferri triumphs in uneven triple bill

By , 14 April 2018
***11
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London

A journey down the ages: Igor Levit plays Rzewski world première

By , 13 April 2018
****1
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Winterthur

Sculpture and 3.5 tonnes of clay: Cherkaoui choreographies meet “Steps”

By , 13 April 2018
***11
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London

Collective technical prowess: Forsythe’s Playlist tops ENB's Voices of America programme

By , 12 April 2018
****1
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London

Stravinsky’s Perséphone brought to life by Adès and Barry

By , 11 April 2018
****1
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Hong Kong

Fantastic evening of “Scottish Fantasy” with the Hong Kong Phil

By , 07 April 2018
****1
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New York City

Dreamscapes in New York: genre-busting composers showcased by the American Composers Orchestra

By , 06 April 2018
****1
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Atlanta

A fine performance of Bernstein's Serenade in Atlanta

By , 05 April 2018
***11
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London

Hakhnazaryan at Wigmore Hall: a riotous jig with a touch of class

By , 02 April 2018
*****
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Boston

An irascible Don and a Widmann première in Boston

By , 30 March 2018
****1
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London

Entertaining but not entrancing: Royal Opera ventures into fantasy with Turnage's Coraline

By , 29 March 2018
***11
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London

The lion roars: Evgeny Kissin at the Barbican

By , 29 March 2018
*****
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Birmingham

A stroll, a ship and a symphony: three very different musical journeys in Birmingham

By , 29 March 2018
****1
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Birmingham

Reflections on Claude: Mirga's Debussy Festival in Birmingham

By , 25 March 2018
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Chicago

Paranoia and duplicity in Lyric Opera of Chicago's Fellow Travelers

By , 23 March 2018
****1
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Edinburgh

David Nixon's The Little Mermaid is a Masterpiece

By , 22 March 2018
*****
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Philadelphia

Turkjazz and Russian Firebirds: Lahav Shani and Philadelphia Orchestra

By , 22 March 2018
****1
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Amsterdam

Trouble in Tahiti and Clemency make an intriguing Dutch National double bill

By , 22 March 2018
***11
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Sydney

Death stingest no more: the Australian Chamber Orchestra with Alina Ibragimova

By , 21 March 2018
****1
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London

Dove's Flight takes off superbly to launch Royal Academy's new theatre

By , 12 March 2018
*****
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Boston

Parts in Suite : A carefully curated contemporary program in Boston

By , 10 March 2018
***11
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Edinburgh

François Leleux makes SCO debut as conductor

By , 08 March 2018
****1
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Glasgow

Dove’s The Day After: Apocalyptic raw energy and verve at RCS

By , 07 March 2018
****1
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New York City

Triumphant Tulsa Ballet has all the right stuff

By , 06 March 2018
****1
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Dublin

Powder Her Face revival is gloriously kinky in Dublin

By , 06 March 2018
*****
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Manchester

Pushing the envelope: Manchester Collective star in 100 Demons

By , 03 March 2018
****1
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Gateshead

Macmillan’s St Luke Passion at Sage Gateshead disappoints

By , 03 March 2018
**111
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New York City

Ratmansky's Namouna stands out in NYCB's Here/Now program

By , 02 March 2018
***11
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Adelaide

To sing or not to sing: Brett Dean's Hamlet in Adelaide

By , 02 March 2018
****1
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Hong Kong

Zakharova and Repin share the stage in Pas de deux for Toes and Fingers

By , 28 February 2018
***11
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San Francisco

West Edge Opera’s Snapshots of the future

By , 25 February 2018
****1
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Glasgow

Dove’s Flight: Witty and poignant tale of airport life at Scottish Opera

By , 24 February 2018
****1
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London

Steven Isserlis and Alexander Melnikov bring Russian intensity to Wigmore Hall

By , 21 February 2018
****1
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Poole

An era of monsters and heroes in music with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 17 February 2018
**111
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Philadelphia

Sex, angels and cannibalism: Written on Skin at Opera Philadelphia

By , 16 February 2018
****1
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Los Angeles

Salonen revives Wing On Wing... and it flies!

By , 16 February 2018
****1
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New York City

New York Philharmonic shines in a concert performance of Die Walküre

By , 14 February 2018
***11
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Sydney

Sweet string sounds from the ACO in Sydney

By , 13 February 2018
****1
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San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet’s dazzling “Bright Fast Cool Blue”

By , 13 February 2018
*****
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Zürich

Ballet in black to pointed parody: Zurich’s junior ensemble takes to the stage

By , 11 February 2018
***11
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Chicago

Victorian murder mystery: Elizabeth Cree at Chicago Opera Theater

By , 10 February 2018
****1
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Boston

Andris Nelsons leads Leipzig Week in Boston

By , 10 February 2018
***11
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Seattle

Morlot conducts in Seattle, with and without heroes

By , 10 February 2018
***11
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Budapest

Senza sangue the ideal partner to Bluebeard’s Castle in sensational Hungarian double bill

By , 10 February 2018
*****
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New York City

New York City Ballet: Martins, Walker and Ratmansky

By , 09 February 2018
***11
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Los Angeles

A rousing reunion for Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic

By , 09 February 2018
*****
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Los Angeles

A portrait of a world drawn closer, as depicted by Esa-Pekka Salonen

By , 08 February 2018
****1
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London

A persistent meditative state: Glass' Satyagraha at English National Opera

By , 07 February 2018
***11
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Houston

Into the mist: Gabel and Houston Symphony captain Corigliano and Ravel

By , 03 February 2018
****1
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