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Andris Nelsons leads the BSO © Hilary Scott
Lenox

Storm inside and outside the Koussevitzky Shed: Nelsons and Boston Symphony at Tanglewood

By , 17 August 2018
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Pavel Kolesnikov © Eva Vermandel
London

Magnificent Pavel Kolesnikov outshines the Czech National Symphony Orchestra

By , 16 April 2018
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Ilan Volkov © Simon Butterworth
London

A Liszt rarity and Mahler staple from Volkov and the RPO

By , 06 February 2018
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Mariss Jansons conducts the Bavarian RSO © Mark Allan | Barbican
London

A golden evening for Mariss Jansons and his BRSO at the Barbican

By , 24 November 2017
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Andrew Manze © Benjamin Ealovega
London

Brahms and Beethoven from the NDR Radiophilharmonie at Cadogan Hall

By , 24 November 2017
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Ke Ma © Pályi Zsófia, Müpa
Budapest

Ke Ma and Apor Szüts: young pianists in Budapest

By , 29 October 2017
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Andris Nelsons, Paul Lewis and the Boston Symphony © Michael Blanchard
Boston

A thunderstorm sang: Shostakovich and Beethoven from Andris Nelsons in Boston

By , 29 September 2017
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Jeremy Denk © Michael Wilson
New York City

At Lincoln Center, an evening in Mozart’s luminous shadow

By , 29 July 2017
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Yutaka Sado © Yuji Hori
London

From Vienna to the New World: Beethoven and Dvořák from the Vienna Tonkünstler

By , 26 February 2017
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Murray Perahia © Felix Broede
London

Perahia and the ASMF are full of the joys of spring in Beethoven

By , 20 February 2017
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Yefim Bronfman with the CSO © Todd Rosenberg
Chicago

Muti’s Mendelssohn and Bronfman’s Beethoven a winning evening with the Chicago Symphony

By , 16 February 2017
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Robert Spano © Angela Morriss
Atlanta

Robert Spano leads a resplendent Mahler 1 in Atlanta

By , 09 February 2017
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Alan Gilbert © Chris Lee
New York City

Contrasting approaches to music making at the New York Philharmonic

By , 06 October 2016
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Sir Roger Norrington © BBC / Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 17: Lebewohl: The Proms bid farewell to a leading German radio orchestra

By , 28 July 2016
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Krystian Zimerman © Hiromichi Yamamoto | DG
London

Questions answered by Sir Simon Rattle and the LSO

By , 30 June 2016
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Christoph von Dohnányi © Bertold Fabricius
London

Golden Beethoven and Pärt: Dohnányi at the Royal Festival Hall

By , 23 June 2016
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Dennis Russell Davies © Reinhard Winkler
London

Polished Glass: a persuasive Ninth from the Bruckner Orchester Linz

By , 22 April 2016
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Rudolf Buchbinder © Philipp Horak
Istanbul

Buchbinder and the Borusan: The art of making silence sing

By , 06 April 2016
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Bernard Haitink and Murray Perahia with the Boston Symphony © Michael Blanchard
Boston

Lions in winter: Perahia and Haitink in Boston

By , 31 March 2016
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Emanuel Ax © Lisa Marie Mazzucco
Chicago

MTT and Ax shine in Sibelius and Beethoven with the CSO

By , 17 March 2016
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Laurence Equilbey © Charles d'Hérouville | Philharmonie de Paris
Paris

Dancing bear, tame beasts: Insula Orchestra tackles Beethoven

By , 08 March 2016
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Vassily Sinaisky © Marco Borggreve
Basingstoke

Mixed delights from Sinaisky and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra at the Anvil

By , 27 November 2015
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Anna Lucia Richter © Nordic Arts Management
London

Just So: Haitink’s heavenly Mahler 4 with Anna Lucia Richter and the LSO

By , 20 September 2015
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Yuja Wang © Susanne Diesner
Edinburgh

Tilson Thomas and San Francisco Symphony in a dramatic second act

By , 28 August 2015
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Leif Ove Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 9 : Beethoven Marathon 1 of 3 - Leif Ove Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra

By , 23 July 2015
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Leif Ove Andsnes © Özgür Albayrak
Bodø

Odd one out in Norway: Stravinsky and Beethoven with Leif Ove Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra

By , 18 July 2015
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Yuri Temirkanov
London

Moments of greatness from Temirkanov and the Philharmonia

By , 25 June 2015
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Gerd Schaller © Cella Seven
Bad Kissingen

Gerd Schaller and Philharmonie Festiva perform a miracle on Bruckner's school-work

By , 07 June 2015
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Vadym Kholodenko © Van Cliburn
Madrid

RTVE shines in an exciting Beethoven programme in Madrid

By , 08 May 2015
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Robin Ticciati © Marco Borggreve
London

Youth at the helm: Javier Perianes, Robin Ticciati and the LPO

By , 15 April 2015
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Rudolf Buchbinder © Philipp Horak
London

Buchbinder’s Beethoven: grounded, but graceful

By , 18 December 2014
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Lahav Shani © Yossi Zwecker
Birmingham

Lahav Shani: An electrifying debut in Birmingham

By , 06 November 2014
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Daniel Barenboim © Julien Mignot - Salle Pleyel
Paris

Entente cordiale: Radu Lupu and Daniel Barenboim playing Beethoven and Elgar

By , 03 July 2014
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Mitsuko Uchida © Richard Avedon
New York City

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Mitsuko Uchida shine in Beethoven

By , 17 May 2014
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Kent Nagano © Felix Broede
Montreal

Beethoven's “lesser” symphonies with the OSM and Nagano

By , 09 January 2014
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Leif Ove Andsnes  ©  Özgür Albayrak
Neumarkt

Sensational Beethoven with Andsnes and Mahler Chamber Orchestra

By , 24 November 2013
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Yip Wing-sie  ©  HK Sinfonietta Ltd
Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Sinfonietta and SingFest 2013 Festival Chorus in Beethoven and Brahms

By , 17 August 2013
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Mitsuko Uchida performs with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra at the BBC Proms  ©  BBC/Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 33: Luminous playing from Uchida, Jansons and the Bavarian Radio SO

By , 08 August 2013
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James Levine at Carnegie Hall  ©  Steve J. Sherman, May 2013
New York City

The return of the maestro: James Levine and the MET Orchestra

By , 19 May 2013
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Swedish Chamber Orchestra  ©  Ulla-Carin Ekblom
Toronto

All the right decisions in the Swedish Chamber Orchestra's Beethoven concert in Toronto

By , 28 April 2013
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Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester  ©  Cosimo Filippini
Birmingham

An exuberant Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester in Birmingham with Andsnes and Blomstedt

By , 26 March 2013
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Elisabeth Leonskaja  © Miguel Bueno
Gstaad

Exemplary Prokofiev and extraordinary Beethoven from Elisabeth Leonskaja

By , 07 February 2013
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Igor Tchetuev
Bristol

Tchetuev, Förster and the Prague Symphony Orchestra at Colston Hall, Bristol

By , 14 November 2012
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Orchestre de chambre de Paris  ©  Jean-Baptiste Millot
Paris

Four titans on one stage: Bach, Brahms, Beethoven and Mozart at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées

By , 13 November 2012
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Murray Perahia and Bernard Haitink with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra  ©  BBC / Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 73: Perahia, Haitink and the Vienna Philharmonic

By , 06 September 2012
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Vienna Philharmonic with Bernard Haitink  ©  Wolfgang Lienbacher
Salzburg

In Salzburg, unflinching Bruckner from Bernard Haitink and the Vienna Philharmonic

By , 25 August 2012
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Bamberg Symphony Orchestra  ©  Richard Haughton
New York City

Unfinished Business: The Bamberg Symphony at Lincoln Center, Part Two

By , 21 May 2012
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Stephen Kovacevich,  ©  David Thompson, EMI Classics
Sydney

Scaling the heights: Sydney Symphony play Beethoven and Strauss

By , 17 February 2012
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Mitsuko Uchida,  ©  Richard Avedon
London

Mitsuko Uchida in perfect harmony with the London Symphony Orchestra

By , 04 December 2011
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John Harbison,  ©  Katrin Talbot
Boston

Harbison's Symphony no. 5 in Boston: A meditation on loss

By , 01 December 2011
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