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London

Heroic performances from the LPO and Łukasz Borowicz

By , 02 May 2018
*****
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Lucerne

The showy and the sublime: George Li and Juanjo Mena in Lucerne

By , 02 May 2018
***11
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Sydney

From little things, big things grow: The AWO returns to Sydney

By , 02 May 2018
****1
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Melbourne

Opera Australia’s Tosca highlights the tyranny of evil Scarpia

By , 01 May 2018
****1
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Gateshead

The Chiaroscuro Quartet shines a light on Bach and the Mendelssohns

By , 01 May 2018
****1
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Stockholm

Eugene Onegin in Stockholm: Tatyana steals the show

By , 30 April 2018
***11
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New York City

High Cs to burn: Netrebko stars in The Met’s new, hot-blooded Tosca

By , 30 April 2018
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London

Beauty and the beast: Two faces of Shostakovitch revealed by Ashkenazy and the Philharmonia

By , 29 April 2018
****1
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Cleveland

Stupendous Tristan und Isolde in Cleveland with Stemme and Welser-Möst

By , 29 April 2018
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Zürich

An ambitious undertaking: world première of Edward Clug's Faust in Zurich

By , 28 April 2018
****1
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Sydney

An utterly charming night with the Australian Ballet’s Merry Widow

By , 28 April 2018
****1
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Amsterdam

Starry performance can’t quite lift Caldara’s Planets to the skies in Amsterdam

By , 28 April 2018
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Barcelona

Contemplating death: two Strauss swansongs and a prankster’s end in Barcelona

By , 28 April 2018
****1
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New York City

An evolving partnership: Evgeny Kissin and the Emerson Quartet at Carnegie Hall

By , 27 April 2018
****1
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London

“Remember that you called”: journeys and migration in Phoenix Dance Theatre's new triple bill

By , 27 April 2018
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Brussels

Leipzig Gewandhaus dazzles but fail to move in Brussels

By , 27 April 2018
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Dublin

Storm Large and RTÉ NSO bring Weill's Seven Deadly Sins up to date

By , 27 April 2018
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Edinburgh

RSNO plays American classics for the Bernstein centenary

By , 27 April 2018
***11
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Philadelphia

Billboards, red dresses and a green balloon: Carmen in Philadelphia

By , 27 April 2018
****1
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Zürich

A polyphonic paradise: Mahler’s Ninth Symphony at the Tonhalle Maag

By , 27 April 2018
***11
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San Francisco

The final program in San Francisco Ballet's wonderful Unbound festival

By , 26 April 2018
****1
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London

Fourteen Days to create a dance work

By , 26 April 2018
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Atlanta

Refined classicism from Rizzi and the ASO

By , 26 April 2018
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London

RPO and Pinchas Zukerman deliver safe as houses repertoire

By , 26 April 2018
****1
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Seattle

Morlot and Seattle Symphony bring underrated Stravinsky to dazzling life

By , 26 April 2018
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Edinburgh

Handel’s Solomon with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

By , 26 April 2018
****1
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Los Angeles

A wonderful surfeit of Bach from Les Violons du Roy

By , 26 April 2018
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London

Uncompromisingly dark: Rach 2 and Mahler 5 from the LPO

By , 25 April 2018
****1
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London

Joyful Haydn from the Vertavo Quartet at Wigmore Hall

By , 25 April 2018
****1
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Cleveland

Thibaudet powers through an ecstatic Turangalîla in Cleveland

By , 25 April 2018
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Zürich

Lightness of Being, Hard Work: An NDT2 Triumph Electrifies Zurich

By , 25 April 2018
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San Francisco

SF Ballet's Unbound Festival continues with superb dancing

By , 24 April 2018
****1
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Paris

Full of eastern promise: Mârouf, savetier du Caire at the Opéra Comique

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

An unexpected Met debut in Roméo et Juliette

By , 23 April 2018
***11
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Amsterdam

ISH and Dutch National Junior's Grimm is a crowd pleaser

By , 22 April 2018
****1
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London

Musical endgames with Rattle and the LSO

By , 22 April 2018
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Budapest

Un ballo in maschera glitters but doesn’t ignite in Budapest

By , 21 April 2018
***11
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New York City

Brisk Mozart and strong Bruckner from Eschenbach and the New York Philharmonic

By , 21 April 2018
***11
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San Francisco

SFB’s Unbound Festival promises and delivers in Program B

By , 21 April 2018
****1
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Budapest

Keeping Up with the Prussians: an homage to Wilhelmine von Bayreuth with Hasse's Artaserse

By , 21 April 2018
***11
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Edinburgh

Oundjian at his best in Shostakovich's “Leningrad” Symphony

By , 20 April 2018
****1
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New York City

Lar Lubovitch Celebrates Golden Anniversary at The Joyce

By , 20 April 2018
***11
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New York City

A pleasant last première of the season at the Metropolitan Opera

By , 20 April 2018
****1
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Hamburg

Currentzis, Melnikov and musicAeterna at the Elbphilharmonie

By , 20 April 2018
***11
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San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet steps into a world of new dance

By , 20 April 2018
*****
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Dublin

Scintillating Rachmaninov by Gryaznov and riveting Brahms from Stutzmann and the RTÉ NSO

By , 20 April 2018
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Gateshead

Radical Brahms from Alexandre Bloch and Royal Northern Sinfonia

By , 20 April 2018
****1
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Turin

I Lombardi alla prima crociata returns to Turin’s Teatro Regio after 93 years

By , 20 April 2018
***11
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Philadelphia

Flame writing to wild dancing: Stéphane Denève and The Philadelphia Orchestra

By , 19 April 2018
***11
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Basingstoke

Russian flames: Nemanja Radulović and Kirill Karabits set The Anvil alight

By , 19 April 2018
*****
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