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London

Antoine Tamestit presents first-class Bartók with the LSO

By , 23 April 2017
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New York City

Valery Gergiev conducts the Munich Philharmonic in a problematic performance at Carnegie Hall

By , 05 April 2017
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London

Le Bœuf sur le toit: Paris in the Roaring Twenties celebrated at the Institut français

By , 02 April 2017
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Chicago

Salonen and Josefowicz riveting in Chicago première of Adams’ Scheherazade.2

By , 02 March 2017
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Amsterdam

A Dutch Lion: Haitink celebrates 60 years conducting the Royal Concertgebouw

By , 16 February 2017
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Seattle

Hilary Hahn and Ludovic Morlot ignite Seattle

By , 11 February 2017
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Oxford

Karina Canellakis skippers a French voyage with the Oxford Philharmonic

By , 28 January 2017
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Amsterdam

Beauty and the Beast battle for our hearts and ears in Amsterdam

By , 12 January 2017
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Liverpool

Spectacular Saint-Saëns from Ian Fountain and Cristian Mandeal in Liverpool

By , 10 November 2016
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London

A feast of phenomenal pianism: two-piano gala at Kings Place

By , 08 October 2016
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Budapest

Paris Impressions: Fischer and Feng’s foray into French repertoire in Budapest

By , 23 September 2016
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London

A dream double: spectacular Szymanoskwi from Nicola Benedetti in LPO's season opener

By , 23 September 2016
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Lenox

O Fortuna: An eclectic musical evening at Tanglewood

By , 09 July 2016
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London

From Paris to New York: A whirlwind of orchestral virtuosity from the RPO

By , 26 April 2016
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Cleveland

A surprising role reversal in Cleveland

By , 10 March 2016
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Birmingham

The charm of youth: Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and Beatrice Rana enchant with the CBSO

By , 10 January 2016
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London

Fifty shades of Debussy: Philippe Cassard’s masterclass in colour and rhythm

By , 27 December 2015
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Cleveland

Lionel Bringuier leads impressive new English horn concerto with The Cleveland Orchestra

By , 27 November 2015
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Sydney

Australians around the world unite with Simon Rattle at the helm

By , 31 July 2015
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London

Prom 17: Vaughan Williams' Sancta civitas makes its Proms debut

By , 30 July 2015
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London

Striking Lindberg the highlight of a dispassionate performance from the LPO

By , 28 January 2015
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London

Lionel Bringuier's successful Philharmonia debut

By , 06 November 2014
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London

A traditional affair: Haitink, Uchida and the LSO

By , 30 October 2014
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London

Finest French fare to mark the Nash Ensemble’s 50th anniversary

By , 18 October 2014
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San Diego

From French to Polish, with a dash of paprika in San Diego

By , 03 May 2014
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Paris

The early 20th century with the Orchestre de Paris and Paavo Järvi

By , 02 October 2013
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Berlin

Nights and fantasies: Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Philharmonia Orchestra at Musikfest Berlin

By , 09 September 2013
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh International Festival: Scottish Chamber Orchestra play Fauré's Requiem led by Robin Ticciati

By , 17 August 2013
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London

Animalistic Stravinsky and Varèse by the Philharmonia

By , 30 May 2013
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Bristol

Sea pictures and Enigmas (but no Elgar): Enigma Orchestra at St George's Bristol

By , 06 April 2013
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Bristol

Perfect percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie and the Bristol Ensemble at Colston Hall

By , 12 March 2013
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Dallas

Dallas Symphony Orchestra season opens with van Zweden and Joaquín Achúcarro

By , 15 September 2012
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Sydney

Debussy, Takemitsu and Copland from Sydney Symphony and Spano

By , 07 September 2012
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London

Simon Rattle and the OAE make the case for period Impressionism

By , 10 June 2012
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Edinburgh

RSNO: Denève Conducts The Rite of Spring

By , 04 May 2012
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Utrecht

Debussy, Stravinsky, Rimsky-Korsakov: A whole range of emotions from the Radio Phil

By , 27 April 2012
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Cardiff

Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse in Cardiff

By , 29 March 2012
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New York City

Sir Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic study musical portraiture

By , 23 February 2012
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Manchester

BBC Philharmonic: Reflections on Debussy at the Bridgewater Hall

By , 17 February 2012
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Berlin

Poetry in motion with the Berlin Philharmonic

By , 15 February 2012
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London

Prom 26: Debussy, Dutilleux and Ravel

By , 03 August 2011
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Amsterdam

La Douce France in Amsterdam

By , 22 July 2011
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Vienna

Jagd auf den Faun: Antoine Tamestit triumphiert im Wiener Konzerthaus mit Bartóks Bratschenkonzert

By , 24 April 2017
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Baden

Duo Tal & Groethuysen entführt in Baden in entfernte Ecken des Duo-Repertoires

By , 25 February 2017
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Paris

Trifonov, Gergiev et les Münchner Philharmoniker dans le Rach 3, et la Titan

By , 21 February 2017
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Munich

Hommage an Rachmaninow

By , 14 February 2017
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Paris

Le duo Berlinskaïa-Ancelle : la complicité au service de la musique

By , 10 January 2017
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Lyon

Fête des Lumières à l'Auditorium de Lyon : Synesthésie et Correspondances

By , 10 December 2016
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Paris

Mikko Franck ou la musique habitée par une remarquable présence

By , 21 April 2016
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Paris

Debussy, Chostakovitch et Tchaïkovski : l'ONF laisse présager à Radio France une belle tournée américaine

By , 20 January 2016
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