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Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conducting the CBSO's Debussy Festival © Andrew Fox
Birmingham

Reflections on Claude: Mirga's Debussy Festival in Birmingham

By , 25 March 2018
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François-Xavier Roth © Holger Talinski
London

Alert and refined: LSO on top form under François-Xavier Roth

By , 25 March 2018
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Jacek Kaspszyk © ICA Artists
Warsaw

A musical celebration of Polish Independence by the Warsaw Philharmonic

By , 27 January 2018
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Pablo Heras-Casado © Fernando Sancho
London

Four French masterpieces from a Philharmonia Orchestra on fine form

By , 21 January 2018
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Susanna Mälkki © Simon Fowler
New York City

Textural clarity in Susanna Mälkki’s return to the New York Philharmonic

By , 11 January 2018
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Martha Argerich © Cătălina Filip
Bucharest

Inside and outside the comfort zone: Dutoit leads Argerich and the RPO

By , 12 September 2017
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Emanuel Ax © Lisa Marie Mazzucco
San Francisco

European assortment from Charles Dutoit and the San Francisco Symphony

By , 10 May 2017
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
London

Smudgy haze and glaring sunbursts: Boulez and Debussy juxtaposed by Salonen and the Philharmonia

By , 04 May 2017
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Matthias Pintscher © Felix Broede
Cleveland

With a composer’s ear: Matthias Pintscher conducts a highlight of The Cleveland Orchestra's season

By , 23 February 2017
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Ben Gernon © Hannah Taylor
Manchester

BBC Philharmonic and Ben Gernon: Relishing in Revolution

By , 04 February 2017
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Karina Canellakis © Todd Rosenberg
Oxford

Karina Canellakis skippers a French voyage with the Oxford Philharmonic

By , 28 January 2017
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Daniele Gatti © Pablo Faccinetto
Amsterdam

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

By , 12 January 2017
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Les Siècles in rehearsal © Nick Rutter
London

Watch with Mother (Goose): Child’s play with Les Siècles

By , 02 November 2016
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Zubin Mehta and Seiji Ozawa © Suntory Hall
Tokyo

Ocean of sounds as Vienna Philharmonic helps celebrate three decades of Suntory Hall

By , 02 October 2016
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Gianandrea Noseda © Ramella & Giannese | Fondazione Teatro Regio di Torino
London

Sublime and chilling: Noseda and LSO brim with bite in Shostakovich 5

By , 22 September 2016
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Edward Gardner © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 22: Auerbach's UK première of The Infant Minstrel

By , 31 July 2016
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Cédric Tiberghien © Jean-Baptiste Millot
London

Behind the Lines: the LSO in English and French masterpieces

By , 28 April 2016
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Kristine Opolais with Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony © Michael Blanchard
Boston

Opolais and Nelsons end Boston Symphony's season on a high note

By , 22 April 2016
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Thomas Søndergård © Martin Bubandt
Atlanta

Søndergård conducts all-French program in Atlanta

By , 31 March 2016
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Nikolaj Znaider © Lars Gundersen
Washington

Znaider's powerful Brahms with the National Symphony

By , 31 March 2016
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Bertrand Chamayou © Marco Borggreve
São Paulo

Colours, dreams and seascapes in São Paulo

By , 05 December 2015
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Jaap van Zweden © Hans van der Woerd
Hong Kong

Debussy and Ravel no anti-climax to Brahms with the Hong Kong Phil and Yuja Wang

By , 20 June 2015
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Mario Venzago © Arts Management Group
Baltimore

Debussy, Don Juan and more from Mario Venzago and the Baltimore SO

By , 17 May 2015
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Riccardo Muti © Todd Rosenberg
New York City

Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Scriabin transports Carnegie Hall to world of "supreme joy"

By , 30 January 2015
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Ronald Brautigam © Marco Borggreve
Poole

Sea Pictures from the Bournemouth SO and Bakels

By , 03 December 2014
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Juanjo Mena © Columbia Artists Management Inc
London

Thrilling French fare from the LPO and Juanjo Mena

By , 12 November 2014
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Wu Wei plays the sheng in Unsuk Chin’s Šu © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Refinement and tragedy: Myung-Wung Chung and the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra

By , 27 August 2014
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Nelson Freire © Mat Hennek | CAMI
Istanbul

Nelson Freire's remarkable Grieg a highlight in Istanbul

By , 18 June 2014
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Tugan Sokhiev © Mat Hennek
London

Tugan Sokhiev brings out the best in the Philharmonia

By , 22 May 2014
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Ludovic Morlot © Sussie Ahlburg
New York City

The Seattle Symphony brings John Luther Adams' Become Ocean to "Spring for Music"

By , 06 May 2014
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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra  ©  David Lindsay
London

Prom 44: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Charles Dutoit

By , 15 August 2013
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LSO at the Barbican  ©  Igor Emmerich
London

LSO Futures Week at the Barbican: Symphonic sound worlds

By , 13 April 2013
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Enigma Orchestra
Bristol

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

By , 06 April 2013
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Gustavo Dudamel conducts the LA Philharmonic Orchestra at the Barbican  ©  Mark Allan
London

Stupendously good: The LA Phil and Dudamel explore colour at the Barbican

By , 17 March 2013
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Brussels Philharmonic G Ars Musica 2010  ©  Virginie Schreyen
London

Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra performs a pan-European programme at Cadogan Hall

By , 08 March 2013
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Witold Lutosławski, by photographers Włodzimierz Pniewski & Lech Kowalski
London

Woven Words continues: The Philharmonia and Truls Mørk play Lutosławski's Cello Concerto

By , 07 March 2013
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Vladimir Ashkenazy  ©  Keith Saunders
Sydney

Legends by the Sea with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

By , 08 February 2013
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Ryan Wigglesworth  ©  Benjamin Ealovega
London

Prom 16: BBC National Orchestra of Wales with Joanna MacGregor and Ryan Wigglesworth

By , 26 July 2012
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Simon Rattle  ©  Mat Henneck EMI
London

Simon Rattle and the OAE make the case for period Impressionism

By , 10 June 2012
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Johannes Wildner  ©  Dieter Nagl
Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Philharmonic in works by Britten, Debussy and Brahms

By , 19 May 2012
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Myung-Whun Chun  ©  Jean-François Leclercq
Los Angeles

Seoul Philharmonic Receives Warm Welcome at Disney Hall

By , 19 April 2012
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Hilary Hahn  ©  Peter Miller
Montreal

Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal with Stéphane Denève and Hilary Hahn

By , 05 April 2012
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Esa-Pekka Salonen  ©  Clive Barda
Philadelphia

Esa-Pekka Salonen with the Philadelphia Orchestra

By , 29 March 2012
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David Fray
Dallas

A Fascinating Program of Mozart, Wagner and Debussy

By , 04 February 2012
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Jean-Efflam Bavouzet,  ©  Paul Mitchell
London

French fantasy from the Philharmonia

By , 11 December 2011
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© BBC / Chris Christodoulou
Amsterdam

Seoul Philharmonic in Amsterdam

By , 19 August 2011
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©  BBC/Sven Arnstein
London

Prom 19: Knussen, Booth, the BBC SO and six sensual feasts

By , 29 July 2011
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©  Drew Farrell
London

Philharmonia en France

By , 24 February 2011
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Alice Sara Ott, François-Xavier Roth und Les Siècles © RMF | Ansgar Klostermann
Wiesbaden

„Reich, originell und ausdrucksstark“: Debussy mit Les Siècles beim Rheingau-Musikfestival

By , 28 June 2018
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Nicholas Angelich et Tugan Sokhiev © Pablo S. Ruiz
Paris

Nicholas Angelich et Tugan Sokhiev à la Philharmonie, ou la volupté incarnée

By , 05 June 2018
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