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Sydney

Biographica: a mazy musical melange at Sydney's Carriageworks

By , 07 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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Seattle

Seattle begins New Year with Beethoven's Ninth

By , 07 January 2017
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New York City

Win Some, Lose Some at Joyce’s American Dance Platform

By , 06 January 2017
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Cleveland

Kirill Gerstein offers an intriguing match in Cleveland: Schoenberg vs Gershwin

By , 05 January 2017
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Stockholm

Tchaikovsky on Twelfth Night rings in the New Year in Stockholm

By , 05 January 2017
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Atlanta

Oundjian leads polished Bartók in Atlanta

By , 05 January 2017
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Vienna

Alma Deutscher's Cinderella reaches the stage in Vienna

By , 04 January 2017
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New York City

Star turns in Met's new Roméo et Juliette

By , 04 January 2017
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Zürich

Zürich revives Loy's magnificently entertaining Alcina

By , 02 January 2017
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Wrocław

Jan Lisiecki brings New Year's Eve sparkle to Wrocław

By , 31 December 2016
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Stockholm

A fun, interactive Magic Flute in Stockholm

By , 26 December 2016
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New York City

Noche Flamenca Throws a Party

By , 26 December 2016
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Moscow

Musicality over Christmas glitters in the Bolshoi's Nutcracker

By , 23 December 2016
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Budapest

Oldie but goodie: La bohème at the Hungarian State Opera

By , 23 December 2016
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London

Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin perform a selection of a winter's night' music

By , 23 December 2016
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Florence

A Nutcracker cracking at the seams in Florence

By , 22 December 2016
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Moscow

Balet Moskva dances prize winning Russian production Cafe Idiot

By , 21 December 2016
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London

Imperial grandeur: a sumptuous Sleeping Beauty at The Royal Ballet

By , 21 December 2016
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Vienna

A Tchaikovsky-filled Weihnachtskonzert in Vienna

By , 20 December 2016
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Barcelona

Bocca's Ballet Nacional Sodre brings Coppélia to Barcelona

By , 20 December 2016
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London

Festive riches from The Sixteen at the Cadogan Hall

By , 20 December 2016
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London

Polished, but no cracker: Les Arts Florissants perform Handel’s Messiah

By , 19 December 2016
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London

London Mozart Players Chamber ensemble: from shimmering moonlight to Florentine sunshine

By , 18 December 2016
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Toronto

Messiah rings in the festive season in Toronto

By , 18 December 2016
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Budapest

The arts are blooming in William Christie’s Budapest Messiah

By , 17 December 2016
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London

Stop all the clocks: Renée Fleming's valedictory Marschallin at the Royal Opera

By , 17 December 2016
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London

Hammered home: the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Wagner, Mahler and Berg

By , 17 December 2016
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Oslo

The most wonderful time of the year? A Christmas Cav & Pag in Oslo

By , 17 December 2016
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London

Listen with Aurora: an exploration of childhood at Kings Place

By , 16 December 2016
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London

A hand of aces from Lisa Batiashvili, Daniele Gatti and the Royal Concertgebouw in London

By , 16 December 2016
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Bristol

Triumphant Tchaikovsky from Nikolaj Znaider and the LSO in Bristol

By , 16 December 2016
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Edinburgh

Ancient and Modern Christmas icons from the SCO Chorus in Edinburgh

By , 15 December 2016
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Chicago

Tilson Thomas offers dynamic ballet scores in Chicago

By , 15 December 2016
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Washington

Cummings leads a light and fluent Messiah in DC

By , 15 December 2016
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Bologna

Werther's middle-class dream in Rosetta Cucchi's Bologna staging

By , 15 December 2016
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Budapest

Camille Saint-Saëns: Várdai and Vigh unveil musical treasures in Budapest

By , 14 December 2016
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London

Arthur Pita's The Little Match Girl

By , 14 December 2016
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New York City

Reggie Wilson’s Citizen at BAM’s Harvey Theater

By , 14 December 2016
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London

Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes seduces London

By , 14 December 2016
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London

Confusion in the chocolate box: a return for Wayne Eagling’s Nutcracker at ENB

By , 14 December 2016
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London

Musical Technicolor from the LSO and Fabien Gabel

By , 14 December 2016
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Brussels

Black gold: Rimsky-Korsakov's Golden Cockerel in Brussels

By , 13 December 2016
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Birmingham

Jaw-dropping brilliance: Abduraimov's Saint-Saëns impresses in Birmingham

By , 13 December 2016
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New York City

A Nabucco lacking a central baritone at The Met

By , 12 December 2016
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Manchester

A glimpse down the corridors of time with Adam Walker and Mahan Esfahani in Manchester

By , 12 December 2016
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London

Solomon's Knot brings wonderful sense of community to Bach's Mass in B minor

By , 11 December 2016
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Amsterdam

Layers of pink and brilliant performances in Dutch National Ballet's Coppelia

By , 10 December 2016
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Edinburgh

Scottish Ballet: Hansel & Gretel

By , 10 December 2016
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New York City

Mark Morris Dance Group at BAM: Twenty-Five Years of The Hard Nut

By , 10 December 2016
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