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New York City

Stephen Hough looking at German Romanticism through a Debussian lens

By , 30 January 2018
****1
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Sydney

No sex, no drugs? Michael Clark's Simple Rock’n’roll Song has its Australian première

By , 30 January 2018
***11
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Dresden

Valkyries scramble over theatre seats as Semperoper Dresden's Ring advances

By , 30 January 2018
***11
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Dresden

All hands on Decker for Das Rheingold in Dresden

By , 29 January 2018
***11
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Madrid

Clarity and rhythm: Spanish première for Heggie's Dead Man Walking

By , 29 January 2018
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Berlin

Catherine Naglestad's splendid Salome at Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 28 January 2018
***11
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Athens

Mulligan leads a stellar Beethoven “Emperor" Concerto

By , 28 January 2018
*****
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Saint Paul

Arrestingly effective: Dead Man Walking at Minnesota Opera

By , 27 January 2018
****1
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Paris

¡Viva España! A day trip to Spain for Les Dissonances

By , 27 January 2018
***11
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Valletta

A Hero's Life: Malta Philharmonic performs Rachmaninov and Strauss

By , 27 January 2018
****1
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London

A topsy-turvy Rheingold in concert from Jurowski and the LPO

By , 27 January 2018
***11
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London

From Plato to Voltaire: the BBCSO’s Bernstein

By , 27 January 2018
****1
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Warsaw

A musical celebration of Polish Independence by the Warsaw Philharmonic

By , 27 January 2018
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New York City

All Balanchine program shows all's well at New York City Ballet

By , 27 January 2018
***11
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Seattle

Dausgaard shows the wisdom of Seattle Symphony's choice

By , 27 January 2018
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Manchester

Golden glow in Sir Andrew Davis' Sibelius 1 with the BBC Philharmonic

By , 27 January 2018
****1
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Milwaukee

Glittering showpieces from Fabien Gabel and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

By , 27 January 2018
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Los Angeles

Stunning Candide from LA Opera

By , 27 January 2018
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Los Angeles

Dudamel celebrates his birthday with a new percussion concerto by Joseph Pereira

By , 26 January 2018
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New York City

Stéphane Denève masters the Prokofiev idiom at the helm of New York Philharmonic

By , 26 January 2018
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Dublin

Highly demonstrative Rustioni delivers riveting Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich in Dublin

By , 26 January 2018
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Vienna

Clarity, vision and precision: Teodor Currentzis and Philharmonia Zürich at the Konzerthaus

By , 26 January 2018
****1
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Berlin

First time in Berlin: Gauthier Dance in Marco Goecke's Nijinsky at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele

By , 25 January 2018
****1
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Liverpool

Tremendous Turangalîla from Petrenko and the RLPO

By , 25 January 2018
*****
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Manchester

Nostalgia, despair and triumph with Cristian Măcelaru

By , 25 January 2018
****1
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London

Essential and elusive Debussy from the LSO and François-Xavier Roth

By , 25 January 2018
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Berlin

Skittish Schumann and majestic Bruckner with Jansons and the Berlin Phil

By , 25 January 2018
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London

Taking flight from the Scala pit: Riccardo Chailly and the Filarmonica della Scala on tour

By , 24 January 2018
*****
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Poole

Tatarnikov's all-Russian programme wows at the Lighthouse

By , 24 January 2018
****1
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Frankfurt am Main

Words or music? Collaboration or resistance? A new Capriccio in Frankfurt

By , 24 January 2018
****1
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London

The London Sinfonietta: celebrating 50 years of excellence

By , 24 January 2018
****1
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San Francisco

A Dazzling Return of San Francisco Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty

By , 23 January 2018
****1
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Birmingham

Cheeky, capricious, illuminating: Vivaldi and Beethoven at Symphony Hall

By , 23 January 2018
*****
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Palermo

Damiano Michieletto's controversial Guillaume Tell resurfaces in Palermo

By , 23 January 2018
****1
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New York City

Exquisite musicianship in Met's revival of Il trovatore

By , 22 January 2018
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London

Four French masterpieces from a Philharmonia Orchestra on fine form

By , 21 January 2018
****1
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London

The Young Debussy: Roth and the LSO open their miniature festival in style

By , 21 January 2018
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Dresden

Nostalgia and neurosis as Die tote Stadt returns to the Semperoper after nearly a century

By , 21 January 2018
*****
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Milan

Fledermaus debuts at La Scala but misses some sparkle

By , 21 January 2018
***11
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Hong Kong

Jaap van Zweden blazes trail for the Hong Kong Philharmonic with Götterdämmerung

By , 21 January 2018
****1
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Berlin

Toy Story: Calixto Bieito stages Die Gezeichneten at the Komische Oper

By , 21 January 2018
***11
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Berlin

Carmen the butcher: a grotesque new production at Deutsche Oper Berlin

By , 20 January 2018
***11
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Bologna

Vick and Mariotti refresh Bohème in Bologna

By , 20 January 2018
*****
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Oslo

Maybe it’s make-believe: a curious Norma in Oslo

By , 20 January 2018
**111
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Toronto

Crisper, tighter, more relevant: revival of Christopher Alden's Rigoletto at the COC

By , 20 January 2018
****1
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Zürich

Tension and release: Paavo Järvi brings the Estonian Festival Orchestra to Zurich

By , 20 January 2018
****1
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Cleveland

Cleveland Orchestra's The Seasons proves successful despite artist cancellations

By , 20 January 2018
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Almere

Isabelle Beernaert's Tabula Rasa

By , 20 January 2018
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London

Decisive, committed and compelling: Steve Reich in London

By , 20 January 2018
****1
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Glasgow

Double dealings with Death: Sāvitri and The Emperor of Atlantis at RCS

By , 20 January 2018
****1
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