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Pinchas Zukerman © Cheryl Mazak
London

RPO and Pinchas Zukerman deliver safe as houses repertoire

By , 26 April 2018
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Long Yu © Askonas Holt
Hong Kong

Variations of tension, energy and contrast with Long Yu and the Hong Kong Phil

By , 15 December 2017
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Marie-Nicole Lemieux and Yannick Nézet-Séguin © François Goupil
Paris

As English as roast beef: Nézet-Séguin and L'Orchestre Métropolitain bring Elgar to Paris

By , 03 December 2017
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Vladimir Ashkenazy © Keith Saunders
Cleveland

Vladimir Ashkenazy returns to Severance Hall for Elgar's Enigma Variations

By , 03 November 2017
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Mark Bebbington © Rama Knight
London

English jewels in the European crown: Wordsworth and the RPO at Cadogan Hall

By , 01 November 2017
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Sir Simon Rattle © Doug Peters | PA Wire
London

This is Rattle: music from past and present transfigured and made radical

By , 14 September 2017
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Ryan Wigglesworth © Benjamin Ealovega
London

Prom 32: Four centuries of British music from Ryan Wigglesworth and the BBC NOW

By , 09 August 2017
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Benjamin Northey © Ross Calia
Melbourne

Fraternity and frivolity: from Bizet to Elgar in Melbourne

By , 28 July 2017
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Sir Andrew Davis © Dario Acosta
London

A Bliss revival at the Barbican from Sir Andrew Davis and the BBCSO

By , 12 May 2017
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Bramwell Tovey, Cameron Carpenter and the BSO © Winslow Townson
Boston

Minimalism in the Sky with Diamonds: Cameron Carpenter and Bramwell Tovey with the Boston Symphony

By , 13 January 2017
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Behzod Abduraimov © Benjamin Ealovega | Decca Classics
Birmingham

Jaw-dropping brilliance: Abduraimov's Saint-Saëns impresses in Birmingham

By , 13 December 2016
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The Duke of Kent and Niklas Benjamin Hoffmann © Tristan Fewings | Getty Images
London

Niklas Benjamin Hoffmann crowned winner of the Donatella Flick Conducting Competition

By , 17 November 2016
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Donald Runnicles © Simon Pauly
Chicago

Behind the enigma: Donald Runnicles explores Elgar in Chicago

By , 05 May 2016
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Olga Peretyatko © Uwe Arens | Sony Classical
Washington

Olga Peretyatko and Donald Runnicles make Washington debuts

By , 01 October 2015
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Yuri Temirkanov © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 71: St Petersburg Philharmonic shows us the best of Russia and Britain

By , 08 September 2015
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Stéphane Tétreault © Caroline Bergeron
Montreal

Nézet-Séguin’s “English Gardens” ripe with emotional power

By , 17 April 2015
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Alina Pogostkina © Felix Broede
San Diego

De Waart brings Elgar to San Diego

By , 10 January 2015
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James Ehnes © Benjamin Ealovega
Birmingham

James Ehnes and Andrew Litton enthuse with the CBSO in an all-English programme

By , 10 December 2014
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Tasmin Little © Paul Mitchell
London

Prom 10: Intimacy on a large scale

By , 25 July 2014
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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra © RLPO
Reading

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic play Mozart, Elgar and Brahms in Reading

By , 24 January 2014
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Lisa Batiashvili  ©  Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 52: BBC Symphony Orchestra and Lisa Batiashvili are as good as it gets

By , 21 August 2013
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Orchestra of Opera North
Leeds

The Orchestra of Opera North sounds fresh and new in Leeds University's Great Hall

By , 19 December 2012
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Stephen Hough  ©  Andrew Crowley
Bristol

British in Bristol: Stephen Hough and Bristol Classical Players at St George's

By , 06 October 2012
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Bronfman  ©  Oded Antman
Los Angeles

Powerful Brahms, lithe Elgar with Bronfman, Bringuier, and the LA Phil

By , 31 July 2012
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Sir Simon Rattle with the Berliner Philharmonike in Carnegie Hall, New York,  ©  Steve Sherman
New York City

Sir Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic study musical portraiture

By , 23 February 2012
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Sir Simon Rattle,  ©  Simon Fowler
Berlin

Poetry in motion with the Berlin Philharmonic

By , 15 February 2012
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Sir Andrew Davis,  ©  Dario Acosta Photography
London

A Delius Celebration at the Royal Festival Hall

By , 29 January 2012
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Anu Tali,  ©  Kadri Tali
Vienna

Elgar and Estonia rub shoulders in Vienna

By , 26 January 2012
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Nicolas Altstaedt  ©  Marco Borggreve
Manchester

At the emotional centre - Nicolas Altstaedt

By , 06 October 2011
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Martyn Brabbins © Benjamin Ealovega
Bruges

Un match à domicile en déplacement : Martyn Brabbins au Concertgebouw de Bruges

By , 03 June 2018
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El director Lionel Bringuier © Simon Pauly
Madrid

Tonhalle-Orchester y Bringuier interpretan a Beethoven, Grieg y Elgar en el Auditorio

By , 19 April 2018
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Igor Levit © Gregor Hohenberg
Paris

Lionel Bringuier et Igor Levit, soixante ans à deux pour un irrésistible Premier Concerto de Brahms

By , 12 April 2018
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El acordeonista Iñaki Alberdi
Madrid

Falla, Torres y Elgar: plexo estilístico de variaciones en el Auditorio

By , 02 June 2017
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Vasily Petrenko © Mark McNulty
Geneva

Vasily Petrenko dégivre Genève par ses charmes !

By , 12 January 2017
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Münchner Philharmoniker © Wildundleise.de
Munich

Alice Sara Ott auf Spurensuche mit den Münchner Philharmonikern und Nikolaj Znaider

By , 14 March 2016
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Nicholas Angelich © S. de Bourgies
Lyon

Hélène Grimaud remplacée par Nicholas Angelich à l'Auditorium de Lyon

By , 17 September 2015
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