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Oxford

Scintillating in Prokofiev, seductive in Schumann: Martha Argerich at Oxford

By , 21 January 2017
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London

Daniil Trifonov, a poet at the keyboard

By , 21 January 2017
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London

Power (and Padmore) to the ECO in Britten, Tippett and Woolrich

By , 21 January 2017
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London

Hope and despair: Rattle transcends in Mahler 6 and Turnage première

By , 19 January 2017
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San Francisco

Heartwarming recital from Itzhak Perlman in San Francisco

By , 16 January 2017
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Glasgow

Food for thought in Sir Harrison Birtwistle’s The Last Supper

By , 14 January 2017
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Boston

Minimalism in the Sky with Diamonds: Cameron Carpenter and Bramwell Tovey with the Boston Symphony

By , 13 January 2017
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London

A grisly love triangle: Written on Skin returns to Covent Garden

By , 13 January 2017
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Southampton

Mitsuko Uchida creates pearls at the Turner Sims

By , 12 January 2017
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Hamburg

High up and high-end: Hamburg's dazzling new concert hall is inaugurated

By , 12 January 2017
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Birmingham

Playing a long game: Andris Nelsons' Birmingham Bruckner

By , 12 January 2017
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Atlanta

Runnicles and Gerstein deliver searing Tchaikovsky in Atlanta

By , 12 January 2017
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Cleveland

Welser-Möst and The Cleveland Orchestra majestic in Widmann and Bruckner

By , 12 January 2017
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Oslo

Intended and unintended images: Han-Na Chang and the Oslo Phil debut Mikalsen's Saan

By , 12 January 2017
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London

Leeds Competition winner Anna Tsybuleva makes her Wigmore debut

By , 11 January 2017
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London

Extreme sports: Gardner leads the BBCSO in a thrilling Central European expedition

By , 07 January 2017
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Sydney

Biographica: a mazy musical melange at Sydney's Carriageworks

By , 07 January 2017
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Vienna

Alma Deutscher's Cinderella reaches the stage in Vienna

By , 04 January 2017
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Edinburgh

Ancient and Modern Christmas icons from the SCO Chorus in Edinburgh

By , 15 December 2016
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London

Musical Technicolor from the LSO and Fabien Gabel

By , 14 December 2016
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Berlin

Ghosts of past and present at Berlin's Philharmonie

By , 09 December 2016
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Cleveland

Francesco D'Orazio plays a masterful recital in Cleveland

By , 09 December 2016
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Rotterdam

Shostakovich's Fourth Symphony glows with passion in Rotterdam

By , 09 December 2016
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London

An admirable aptness: Adams, Josefowicz and the LSO in Scheherazade.2

By , 08 December 2016
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Perth

Soaring spiritual ascent by candlelight from the Scottish Ensemble

By , 05 December 2016
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London

Delta Piano Trio: virtuosity and elegance at Conway Hall

By , 04 December 2016
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London

An alternative Nativity at the Barbican: John Adams' El Niño

By , 04 December 2016
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San Francisco

Brilliant performance from Serena Wang, but lackluster CPO at the Davies Symphony Hall

By , 04 December 2016
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Vienna

The Russian–French Connection in the Musikverein

By , 03 December 2016
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Prague

A contemporary conundrum in Prague: Reich's Three Tales

By , 03 December 2016
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Berlin

Rides in a fast machine: precision-engineered Adams, Bartók and Tchaikovsky from Alan Gilbert and the Berlin Phil

By , 02 December 2016
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New York City

Kaija Saariaho's L'Amour de loin triumphs at the Met

By , 01 December 2016
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Atlanta

Vivaldi with abandon: Atlanta Symphony hosts Avi Avital

By , 01 December 2016
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Washington

Powerful Mahler 5 from the Royal Concertgebouw in Washington DC

By , 29 November 2016
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London

In war and peace: thoughtful virtuosity from Joyce DiDonato at the Barbican

By , 22 November 2016
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Tokyo

San Francisco Symphony fails to ignite in Tokyo

By , 21 November 2016
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New York City

Learning to listen: Fallujah brings the Iraq War to the opera stage

By , 18 November 2016
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Edinburgh

Superb Shostakovich from Søndergård and the RSNO in Edinburgh

By , 18 November 2016
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Washington

Urbański takes the lead in Dvořák's “New World” at the Kennedy

By , 17 November 2016
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New York City

Jaap van Zweden hits it off with a rejuvenated New York Philharmonic

By , 17 November 2016
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London

Wayne McGregor celebrates ten years at the Royal Ballet

By , 14 November 2016
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Edinburgh

Baroque meets Techno in Anna Meredith’s Anno

By , 13 November 2016
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Paris

Joyeux anniversaire, Steve! Reich celebrations at the Paris Philharmonie

By , 13 November 2016
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Atlanta

From Prometheus to Firebird, Spano and the Atlanta SO strike sparks

By , 10 November 2016
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Edinburgh

Psappha and The Hebrides Ensembles celebrate 25 years of music-making

By , 09 November 2016
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Venice

Venetian floods the setting for Filippo Perocco's Aquagranda at La Fenice

By , 08 November 2016
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Hamburg

Eötvös' Senza Sangue: at last, a real partner for Bluebeard's Castle

By , 06 November 2016
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Manchester

A cold bath: Storgårds and the BBC Philharmonic explore chilly landscapes

By , 05 November 2016
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London

Steve Reich at 80: cross-section of an iconic career

By , 05 November 2016
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Amsterdam

Magnificent terror in new Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch in Amsterdam

By , 05 November 2016
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