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Dortmund

Bartoli celebrates Rossini's La cenerentola in Dortmund

By , 11 February 2017
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Zürich

Animal instinct, humanity and some serious hustle: a stellar Quintett in Zurich

By , 11 February 2017
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Boston

The French Connection: Ravel, Benjamin and Berlioz with the Boston Symphony

By , 11 February 2017
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Seattle

Hilary Hahn and Ludovic Morlot ignite Seattle

By , 11 February 2017
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Hamburg

Staff issues: Mozart's Figaro in Hamburg

By , 11 February 2017
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Amsterdam

Contemplative and powerful evening of entertainment; Made in Amsterdam 1

By , 11 February 2017
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Amsterdam

Nixon in China returns to Amsterdam

By , 11 February 2017
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London

Telling Tales: Danyal Dhondy's Shahrazad unveiled at Leighton House

By , 11 February 2017
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Chicago

Fabio Biondi and Vivica Genaux engaging in Chicago Symphony’s Baroque program

By , 11 February 2017
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Hamburg

Troy Story: Les troyens in Hamburg

By , 10 February 2017
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New York City

ABT Studio Company and Royal Ballet School dancers: Shall I Compare Thee?

By , 10 February 2017
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London

A tale of two tenors as Méhul is celebrated by the OAE

By , 10 February 2017
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Gateshead

Julian Rachlin's Beethoven: Two portraits of a hero

By , 10 February 2017
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Dublin

A strong Bruckner Te Deum from RTE Philharmonic Choir covers a mixed first half

By , 10 February 2017
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Madrid

Les Ballets de Monte Carlo’s Romeo and Juliet: fate and grace.

By , 10 February 2017
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Cleveland

A sensuously paced Das Lied von der Erde from Runnicles and the Cleveland Orchestra

By , 09 February 2017
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Manchester

Musical myths and legends at the Hallé

By , 09 February 2017
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Barcelona

Pablo Heras-Casado explores Monteverdi in Barcelona

By , 09 February 2017
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Brussels

Disrupting dance in We're pretty fuckin' far from okay

By , 09 February 2017
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New York City

The Met's new Rusalka: a missed opportunity but with great musical values

By , 09 February 2017
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London

Petticoated pirate romp: The Pirates of Penzance at ENO

By , 09 February 2017
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London

Masurca Fogo: Pina's homage to Lisbon

By , 09 February 2017
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Atlanta

Robert Spano leads a resplendent Mahler 1 in Atlanta

By , 09 February 2017
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New York City

Dawning of the Raybaes: Eschenbach, Bamberg and Ray Chen at Carnegie Hall

By , 08 February 2017
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London

Sensational Mattila, restrained Kaufmann in the LSO's exceptional Walküre Act 1

By , 08 February 2017
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London

Janine Jansen and friends ticking all the boxes in a Viennese programme at Wigmore Hall

By , 08 February 2017
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New York City

Leonidas Kavakos and Yuja Wang: Effortless technique and enormous musicality

By , 08 February 2017
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Washington

When is a Hat not a Hat: Ailey in Washington

By , 07 February 2017
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New York City

CCN - Ballet de Lorraine and the Perils of Moderns en Pointe

By , 07 February 2017
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Amsterdam

Finding release among the poppy fields: Dmitri Tcherniakov's powerful Prince Igor reaches Amsterdam

By , 07 February 2017
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London

Gerald Finley's exquisite melancholy suffuses Covent Garden's Adriana Lecouvreur

By , 07 February 2017
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Hamburg

Tread softly but carry a big stick: Thielemann's way with Wagner

By , 06 February 2017
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London

Depth from within: the Takács Quartet provides sublime enlightenment in Beethoven

By , 06 February 2017
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Milan

A glimpse of paradise in Mahler's Ninth from Mariss Jansons and the Bav RSO in Milan

By , 05 February 2017
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London

Italian Passion ignites a blazing Inextinguishable Symphony at the Barbican

By , 05 February 2017
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Vienna

Alagna, Netrebko and Tézier triumphant in Vienna's new Trovatore

By , 05 February 2017
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San Francisco

Perfectly staged, Lamplighters' Patience stills demands patience

By , 04 February 2017
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Manchester

BBC Philharmonic and Ben Gernon: Relishing in Revolution

By , 04 February 2017
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Houston

Yo-Yo Ma dazzles Houston with Dvořák

By , 04 February 2017
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Boston

Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in a glowing performance of Bach’s Mass in B minor

By , 04 February 2017
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Vienna

The Congress dances in Vienna

By , 04 February 2017
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London

Feel-good factor Creation from Norrington and LPO

By , 04 February 2017
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Berkeley

The revival of Available Light

By , 03 February 2017
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Madrid

Deborah Warner's new Billy Budd sets a new standard in Madrid

By , 03 February 2017
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London

Riotous journey to the Underworld: Royal Academy's Orphée in Hackney

By , 03 February 2017
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Chicago

Bruckner Orchester Linz presents an eclectic, crowd-pleasing program in Chicago

By , 03 February 2017
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London

Miller's Rigoletto makes a flawed return to English National Opera

By , 02 February 2017
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London

Foot-stomping virtuosity from Martin Fröst and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields

By , 02 February 2017
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Milan

Verdi's last opera nostalgically staged by Damiano Michieletto in Milan

By , 02 February 2017
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London

Pristine chaos becomes harmony: Paavo Järvi creates gold alloy from Nielsen’s unruly materials

By , 02 February 2017
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