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Cardiff

A thrilling Don Giovanni at Welsh National Opera

By , 22 February 2018
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London

Concertos for orchestra: the LSO in Brahms, Dutilleux and Ravel

By , 22 February 2018
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Sydney

What’s up (with) Kosky’s Nose?

By , 21 February 2018
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Chicago

Questions remained unanswered in a Così fan tutte revival in Chicago

By , 21 February 2018
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London

Lupo’s Ravel with Mena & the LPO steals the show from The Rite of Spring

By , 21 February 2018
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London

Steven Isserlis and Alexander Melnikov bring Russian intensity to Wigmore Hall

By , 21 February 2018
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Leeds

Funny blends with sinister: witty Don Giovanni revival at Opera North

By , 21 February 2018
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London

Crime, punishment, forgiveness, redemption: Dead Man Walking finally reaches London

By , 20 February 2018
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Edinburgh

From Naxos to Carthage: Ancient Classical Tales from Karen Cargill and the Scottish Ensemble

By , 20 February 2018
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New York City

A gaudy stand-and-sing Semiramide at the Met

By , 19 February 2018
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London

Painter and Flamenco: J.R.T.

By , 18 February 2018
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Perth WA

Jordi Savall captivates again at Perth Festival

By , 18 February 2018
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Cambridge

“Rising up triumphant!”: Odyssey Opera’s Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher

By , 17 February 2018
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Perth WA

From the old world to the New World with Jordi Savall

By , 17 February 2018
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Berlin

Periwigs and a plane tree: Baroque bawdiness at Komische Oper Berlin

By , 17 February 2018
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New York City

Romeo + Juliet at New York City Ballet, Truncated but Still Trenchant

By , 17 February 2018
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Poole

An era of monsters and heroes in music with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

By , 17 February 2018
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Manchester

A blistering night of percussion and Mahler with the BBC Phil

By , 17 February 2018
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Philadelphia

Sex, angels and cannibalism: Written on Skin at Opera Philadelphia

By , 16 February 2018
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Vienna

A race through to the death: Goerne and Trifonov at the Konzerthaus

By , 16 February 2018
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Cambridge

Immortal thoughts: Mortal Voices from The Academy of Ancient Music in Cambridge

By , 16 February 2018
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Los Angeles

Salonen revives Wing On Wing... and it flies!

By , 16 February 2018
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Cleveland

Isabelle Faust brings historically-informed Mendelssohn to Cleveland

By , 16 February 2018
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Philadelphia

Shostakovich's Leningrad Symphony triumphs anew under Nézet-Séguin in Philadelphia

By , 15 February 2018
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San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet offers winning works in a "Distinctively SF" Program 3

By , 15 February 2018
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London

Maria Pagés' Yo Carmen at London's Flamenco Festival

By , 15 February 2018
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Turin

Turin's Salome devoid of lunar magic

By , 15 February 2018
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London

Hrůša on the verge of greatness?

By , 15 February 2018
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Boston

A Ravel rave with Jacques Lacombe and the Boston Symphony

By , 15 February 2018
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London

Kosky's Carmen fails to light fires at Covent Garden

By , 14 February 2018
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Birmingham

National pride without sentimentality: the Czech Philharmonic at Symphony Hall

By , 14 February 2018
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New York City

New York Philharmonic shines in a concert performance of Die Walküre

By , 14 February 2018
***11
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Madrid

A marble and a star: a vivid Street Scene at the Teatro Real

By , 14 February 2018
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London

A ballet for all seasons: Wheeldon’s The Winter’s Tale returns to Covent Garden

By , 13 February 2018
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Sydney

Sweet string sounds from the ACO in Sydney

By , 13 February 2018
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San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet’s dazzling “Bright Fast Cool Blue”

By , 13 February 2018
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London

A colourful, exuberant riot: Iolanthe at English National Opera

By , 13 February 2018
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London

Energy and eloquence from Elder and the LSO in Elgar's Second Symphony

By , 11 February 2018
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Zürich

Ballet in black to pointed parody: Zurich’s junior ensemble takes to the stage

By , 11 February 2018
***11
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Budapest

A Mozart showcase for two young pianists at Müpa, Budapest

By , 11 February 2018
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London

One step towards paradise: heavenly Mahler from Chen Reiss with the Philharmonia

By , 11 February 2018
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Berlin

Modified rapture: Tcherniakov's new Tristan und Isolde at the Staatsoper Berlin

By , 11 February 2018
***11
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Lyon

Mature musicality and seasoned virtuosity from Jan Lisiecki and Krzysztof Urbański in Lyon

By , 10 February 2018
****1
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Gateshead

Symphonies Great and Small at Sage Gateshead

By , 10 February 2018
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London

Sunlight, sinews and mischief from the Aurora Orchestra at Kings Place

By , 10 February 2018
***11
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Amsterdam

Traetta's Antigona a forceful Baroque drama in Amsterdam

By , 10 February 2018
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Chicago

Victorian murder mystery: Elizabeth Cree at Chicago Opera Theater

By , 10 February 2018
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Seattle

Morlot conducts in Seattle, with and without heroes

By , 10 February 2018
***11
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New York City

Muti and the Chicago Symphony demonstrate the benefits of a long-lasting relationship at Carnegie Hall

By , 10 February 2018
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Boston

Andris Nelsons leads Leipzig Week in Boston

By , 10 February 2018
***11
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