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Brilliance and grandeur: a rewarding programme from Kirill Petrenko and the Berlin Phil

By , 12 April 2018
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An unforgettable Parsifal from Rattle, the Berlin Phil and a world-beating cast

By , 06 April 2018
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Debussy rarities with Barenboim and Argerich at the Berlin Festtage

By , 29 March 2018
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Personal becomes political at MaerzMusik Berlin

By , 22 March 2018
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Daniel Harding reaches the heights with the Berliner Philharmoniker in Schubert and Strauss

By , 01 March 2018
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Skittish Schumann and majestic Bruckner with Jansons and the Berlin Phil

By , 25 January 2018
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Heroic resignation: a superb Mahler 9 from Haitink and the Berliner Philharmoniker

By , 02 December 2017
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What the conductor tells me: an impeccably controlled Mahler 3 from James Levine

By , 31 October 2017
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Blurred lines: Peter Sellars' half-baked semi-staging mars a fine performance of The Cunning Little Vixen

By , 12 October 2017
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Beethoven and beyond: Vladimir Jurowski and the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin

By , 17 September 2017
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Orchestral fireworks: Staatskapelle Berlin at the Philharmonie

By , 05 June 2017
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Popularity contexts: rare Strauss and Rachmaninov pitted against Shostakovich at the Philharmonie

By , 18 May 2017
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Shades of heroism: thrilling Shostakovich and Strauss at the Philharmonie

By , 12 May 2017
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Grand designs: Rattle conducts Bruckner 8 at the Philharmonie

By , 05 May 2017
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Winding voices: Jansons places the clarinet centre stage in Berlin

By , 27 April 2017
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Barenboim and the Vienna Philharmonic offer style and substance in Mozart and Schoenberg

By , 07 April 2017
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Berlin

Zukerman and Mehta take it easy in Elgar and Tchaikovsky

By , 09 March 2017
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Berlin

The New American Gospel: John Adams in Berlin

By , 27 January 2017
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Ghosts of past and present at Berlin's Philharmonie

By , 09 December 2016
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Rides in a fast machine: precision-engineered Adams, Bartók and Tchaikovsky from Alan Gilbert and the Berlin Phil

By , 02 December 2016
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Paavo Järvi conquers Shostakovich's Leningrad with the Staatskapelle

By , 07 November 2016
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Cecilia Bartoli and Daniel Barenboim in Berlin Mozart-fest

By , 30 October 2016
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A concert of two halves from Iván Fischer and the Berliner Philharmoniker

By , 26 October 2016
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Serious virtuosity from Lugansky, Sokhiev and the Berliner Philharmoniker

By , 13 October 2016
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Bernard Haitink’s celestial Schubert and mystical Mahler in Berlin

By , 06 October 2016
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Musical alchemy: Aimard and Stefanovich in Hommage to Boulez

By , 12 September 2016
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Harteros triumphs as Sieglinde in Berlin

By , 07 September 2016
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Isabelle Faust's spiritually-charged Luigi Nono at Musikfest Berlin

By , 02 September 2016
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Susanna Mälkki's “Akademie Modern” in Berlin

By , 20 June 2016
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“That I am stuck in music": Martha Argerich’s birthday concert in Berlin

By , 05 June 2016
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Musical opiates: intoxicating Dutilleux in Berlin

By , 09 May 2016
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Exuberant playing as the Berliner Philharmoniker's Beethoven cycle begins

By , 03 October 2015
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Highway to Hell: La Damnation de Faust with the Berliner Philharmoniker

By , 10 April 2015
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Beethoven's Triple Concerto and Sixth Symphony swagger and sparkle in Berlin

By , 23 December 2014
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Exquisite string playing in changed Berlin Philharmonic programme

By , 18 December 2014
***11
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Striking Mahler 6 from Berlin Philharmonic under substitute Daniel Harding

By , 04 December 2014
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The return of a legend: Martha Argerich at the Philharmonie

By , 27 November 2014
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A fine evening of Handel at the Berlin Philharmonic

By , 29 October 2014
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Deutsche Oper’s Ariadne auf Naxos amuses at the Philharmonie

By , 14 October 2014
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Well-marshalled performance of Meyerbeer’s Dinorah doesn’t dispel the doubts

By , 01 October 2014
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A fine finish to the Berlin Philharmonic’s Brahms/Schumann cycle

By , 26 September 2014
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The Berlin Philharmonic's Schumann/Brahms Cycle part 2: not flawless, but finished strongly

By , 24 September 2014
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Rattle's Schumann and Brahms at the Philharmonie: insightful but flawed

By , 20 September 2014
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Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic triumph in opening concert of Schumann/Brahms Cycle

By , 18 September 2014
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Berlin

Leipzig Gewandhaus displays cohesion and stamina in Mahler’s Third Symphony

By , 09 September 2014
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Concertgebouw Orchestra and Jansons impress with Strauss at the Berlin Festival

By , 06 September 2014
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Subdued Brahms concertos from Barenboim at Berlin Festival opening concert

By , 02 September 2014
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High-calibre Strauss performances from Netrebko, Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin

By , 31 August 2014
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A rift between musicians and audience: the Berliner Philharmoniker’s memorial concert for Claudio Abbado

By , 18 May 2014
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A Winter's Tale: Jonas Kaufmann sings Winterreise

By , 01 April 2014
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