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London

Prom 16: Drama, modernism, philosophy and grandeur from Ilan Volkov and the BBCSSO

By , 26 July 2017
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Basingstoke

A not so brief encounter with the Moscow Philharmonic

By , 23 May 2017
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Paris

From the Auvergne to St Petersburg: a travelogue with the Orchestre de Paris

By , 18 May 2017
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Dublin

Fresh, exciting interpretations of modern music: an atypical Friday night in Dublin

By , 27 January 2017
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Hamburg

The sound and the fury: the Chicago Symphony at Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie

By , 14 January 2017
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Oslo

Intended and unintended images: Han-Na Chang and the Oslo Phil debut Mikalsen's Saan

By , 12 January 2017
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London

Musical Technicolor from the LSO and Fabien Gabel

By , 14 December 2016
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Zürich

Mariinsky Orchestra strikes gold in Zurich

By , 15 November 2016
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Perth

Passion and Humanity: the Palestine Youth Orchestra on their first UK tour

By , 25 July 2016
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Vienna

Dudamel and the Vienna Philharmonic promenade through the gallery

By , 16 April 2016
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Manchester

BBC Philharmonic's American Adventure with Russian Pictures

By , 05 March 2016
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Sydney

Seeing music, hearing paintings? Garrick Ohlsson’s Sydney recital

By , 15 February 2016
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Sydney

Alan Holley's ornithological interlude between two masterpieces in Sydney

By , 11 November 2015
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Chicago

A rousing Pictures at an Exhibition for Chicago's Symphony Ball

By , 19 September 2015
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Washington

Mysterious grandeur as Kavakos conducts Sibelius with the National Symphony

By , 15 May 2015
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London

Benedetti, Urbanski and the LSO on top form in Szymanowski and Mussorgsky

By , 03 May 2015
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Paris

Nemanja Radulović takes Paris' Philharmonie by storm

By , 07 April 2015
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Gstaad

Russian Romantics from harpist Alexander Boldachev in Gstaad

By , 01 February 2015
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Cleveland

Jakub Hrůša highlights Cleveland Orchestra guest appearance with a rarely performed Janáček gem

By , 23 January 2015
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Turin

Impassioned Russian repertoire from the Mariinsky Orchestra in Turin

By , 09 December 2014
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Detroit

Behzod Abduraimov's Prokofiev the highlight in Detroit

By , 04 December 2014
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Kawasaki

Impeccable Brahms from Krystian Zimerman, Mariss Jansons and the BRSO

By , 21 November 2014
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London

Prom 2: A tentative orchestra but a dazzling soloist

By , 19 July 2014
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Prague

Gergiev's Russian Revolution

By , 13 June 2014
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Hong Kong

Ashkenazy and the Hong Kong Phil in Elgar and Mussorgsky

By , 05 April 2014
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London

Rapturous response to Lorin Maazel's Strauss and Mussorgsky

By , 23 March 2014
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Edinburgh

Susanna Mälkki and the RSNO our gallery guides in Pictures at an Exhibition

By , 21 March 2014
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Naples

Two young stars at the old Teatro di San Carlo in Naples

By , 17 November 2013
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Montreal

An evening of art and music at the Maison Symphonique de Montréal

By , 30 October 2013
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London

Prom 41: Praise be – Russian music with the LSO and Gergiev

By , 13 August 2013
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New York City

An exhibition of two halves from Alice Sara Ott at (Le) Poisson Rouge

By , 04 June 2013
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Manchester

BBC Philharmonic and Juanjo Mena: Debussy, Gershwin and Mussorgsky

By , 24 March 2012
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The Hague

An upbeat Russian program from the Residentie Orkest

By , 09 March 2012
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Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Philharmonic in “Pictures from Russia”

By , 10 June 2011
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London

Young blood at the Festival Hall

By , 17 January 2011
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London

It is excellent to have a giant's strength

By , 10 September 2010
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Hamburg

Konzerte für Hamburg: Martin Fröst in der Elbphilharmonie

By , 23 June 2017
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Toulouse

Noseda et Chamayou : le tigre rugissant et le virtuose pressé

By , 18 April 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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Madrid

La alianza de la sabiduría y el primitivismo musical: dos pinceladas poéticas

By , 03 December 2016
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Paris

Grand’messe de la musique française à la Maison de la Radio

By , 27 October 2016
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Clermont-Ferrand

Récital de Jérôme Rigaudias à Clermont-Ferrand

By , 28 May 2016
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Vienna

Die Philharmoniker malen: Gustavo Dudamel im Wiener Konzerthaus

By , 18 April 2016
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Madrid

Un paseo por el tiempo: distintos siglos, distintas manos, distintas imágenes.

By , 07 April 2016
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Gothenburg

Göteborger Symphoniker, von abstrakt bis klar konturiert

By , 31 March 2016
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Munich

Balladen und Bilder in Behzod Abduraimovs Münchner Recital

By , 13 February 2016
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Barcelona

Talento, juventud y riesgo: Varvara en el Palau de la Música de Barcelona

By , 25 November 2015
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Paris

Le temps suspend son vol à la Philharmonie de Paris avec Valery Gergiev

By , 25 March 2015
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Munich

Das Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich bringt die Bilder einer Ausstellung in München zur Geltung

By , 08 March 2015
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