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London

Birtwistle curates: Ancient and modern juxtaposed at Milton Court

By , 23 September 2017
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London

Tainted Love: a passionate Hungarian double bill in Hackney

By , 19 September 2017
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Alresford

Grange Festival delivers an engaging Mansfield Park by Jonathan Dove

By , 16 September 2017
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Philadelphia

Murder She Wrote: Elizabeth Cree launch Opera Philadelphia's Fall Festival

By , 14 September 2017
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London

This is Rattle: music from past and present transfigured and made radical

By , 14 September 2017
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Bucharest

RNO and Andreescu impress with MacMillan and Tchaikovsky at Enescu Festival

By , 05 September 2017
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London

Prom 69: A concert of two halves from Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

By , 04 September 2017
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London

Proms at... Wilton’s: Conference of the Birds

By , 02 September 2017
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London

Prom 64: Brucknerian beauty from Gatti and the Concertgebouw

By , 01 September 2017
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London

Proms at... Bold Tendencies Multi-Storey Carpark

By , 26 August 2017
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Edinburgh

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker brings Rain to the Edinburgh International Festival

By , 25 August 2017
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Stockholm

Eternal truths: première of Hillborg's new film collaboration in Stockholm

By , 23 August 2017
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London

Prom 50: Riveting Beethoven from Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and the CBSO

By , 21 August 2017
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London

Prom 44: Michael Gordon's genre-defying Big Space receives fantastic world première

By , 17 August 2017
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London

Prom 42: An exotic banquet to savour from François-Xavier Roth and Les Siècles

By , 16 August 2017
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Salzburg

Exquisite Uchida plays to her strengths at Salzburg Festival

By , 15 August 2017
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London

Prom 39: Turnage's Hibiki receives European première

By , 14 August 2017
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London

Strikingly dramatic Weir in a convincing première from the BBC Singers and Nash Ensemble

By , 12 August 2017
****1
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Sydney

Old friends in high places: the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s Mountain project

By , 12 August 2017
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Perth

Fanfares and percussion from the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland

By , 04 August 2017
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London

Tolstoy speed read: Ratmansky’s Anna Karenina with the Mariinsky Ballet

By , 03 August 2017
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London

Prom 26: Paavo Järvi’s baton permeates a nexus of tight-knit shapes

By , 03 August 2017
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London

Prom 24: A monumental assault on the senses from Crebassa, Salonen and Philharmonia

By , 02 August 2017
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Ernen

Chamber music in an incomparable setting: Musikdorf Ernen lights up the sky

By , 02 August 2017
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London

Prom 21: An underwhelming performance of MacMillan and Beethoven

By , 30 July 2017
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London

Prom 18: Pirates, sirens and Sinbad's ship with the BBCSO and James Gaffigan

By , 28 July 2017
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Los Angeles

BalletNOW suffers from miscasting and a quality of je ne sais quoi.

By , 28 July 2017
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London

Prom 17: Contemplations on death from Tchaikovsky and Simpson

By , 27 July 2017
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London

Prom 16: Drama, modernism, philosophy and grandeur from Ilan Volkov and the BBCSSO

By , 26 July 2017
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London

PCM2: Collaboration in action from Van Wauwe & the Quatuor Van Kuijk

By , 24 July 2017
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Santa Fe

Steve Jobs scores a success in Santa Fe

By , 22 July 2017
***11
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London

Prom 8: A blockbuster celebration of John Williams

By , 20 July 2017
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London

Prom 7: Primordial sludge: BBC Symphony finds common threads in Berlioz, Rebel and Dusapin

By , 19 July 2017
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London

PCM1: the Proms celebrates Monteverdi with I Fagiolini

By , 17 July 2017
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London

Prom 4: Great Birtwistle and Elgar from Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin

By , 16 July 2017
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London

Prom 1: Fuel to the Proms fire on the First Night

By , 14 July 2017
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Lenox

Reminiscences of French Baroque at Tanglewood

By , 14 July 2017
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Savonlinna

From the castle to the church: a concert of two choirs at Savonlinna

By , 09 July 2017
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London

Reluctantly grounded, A Trip to the Moon misses its lift-off

By , 09 July 2017
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Savonlinna

“Amid the black water": a sensational new work from Aulis Sallinen at the Savonlinna Festival

By , 08 July 2017
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Savonlinna

An ill-rocked cradle, a cursed life: Kullervo at the Savonlinna Festival

By , 08 July 2017
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Portland

Thrilling New Work by Women for Oregon Ballet Theater

By , 29 June 2017
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Darmstadt

Mystery, energy and dancing in Darmstadt

By , 25 June 2017
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Toronto

Toronto Symphony season closes with Szymanowski and a rousing Carmina burana

By , 21 June 2017
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St Petersburg

An intoxicating fusion of mystic, sacred and profane: The Enchanted Wanderer at the Mariinsky

By , 19 June 2017
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Cardiff

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2017: A Thrilling Finale

By , 18 June 2017
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London

Cello unwrapped: from Baroque'n'roll to contemporary at Kings Place

By , 17 June 2017
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Budapest

A brilliant end to the season: Marianna Venekei’s A Streetcar Named Desire premieres in Budapest

By , 17 June 2017
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Istanbul

Philip Glass' excellent Eleventh Symphony given Turkish première

By , 16 June 2017
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Chicago

Mälkki serves a smorgasbord with the Chicago Symphony

By , 15 June 2017
***11
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