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Madrid

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

By , 14 February 2018
***11
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London

Kosky's Carmen fails to light fires at Covent Garden

By , 14 February 2018
**111
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Birmingham

National pride without sentimentality: the Czech Philharmonic at Symphony Hall

By , 14 February 2018
****1
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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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London

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

By , 13 February 2018
****1
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Sydney

Sweet string sounds from the ACO in Sydney

By , 13 February 2018
****1
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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
****1
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London

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

By , 11 February 2018
****1
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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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London

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

By , 11 February 2018
****1
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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
****1
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Boston

Andris Nelsons leads Leipzig Week in Boston

By , 10 February 2018
***11
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London

Miniatures, magic and a masterpiece: Jurowski, Chen and the LPO

By , 10 February 2018
****1
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Budapest

Senza sangue the ideal partner to Bluebeard’s Castle in sensational Hungarian double bill

By , 10 February 2018
*****
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Atlanta

Abbado and Osorio create a masterful Beethoven

By , 10 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
****1
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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
***11
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Chicago

Victorian murder mystery: Elizabeth Cree at Chicago Opera Theater

By , 10 February 2018
****1
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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
****1
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Los Angeles

A rousing reunion for Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic

By , 09 February 2018
*****
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Lyon

Respighi rarity a riotous romp at Opéra de Lyon

By , 09 February 2018
***11
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New York City

New York City Ballet: Martins, Walker and Ratmansky

By , 09 February 2018
***11
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Cardiff

An uncomplicated, thrilling Tosca from WNO

By , 09 February 2018
****1
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London

Thrilling Bach from Mahan Esfahani at Wigmore Hall

By , 09 February 2018
****1
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Dublin

Bright and witty Poulenc contrasts with menacing Prokofiev in Dublin

By , 09 February 2018
***11
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London

Six singers in a chord: Stockhausen’s Stimmung at Kings Place

By , 09 February 2018
****1
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Oslo

A transformative experience: Petrenko conducts Strauss and Stravinsky in Oslo

By , 08 February 2018
****1
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London

Symphonic grandeur and two curious farewells from Elder and LSO

By , 08 February 2018
****1
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Milan

Myung-whun Chung's Simon Boccanegra is worth a watch at La Scala

By , 08 February 2018
***11
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Cleveland

Mozart, Uchida, and The Cleveland Orchestra: an inspired collaboration continues

By , 08 February 2018
***11
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Belgrade

Xavier de Maistre plays a dazzling Aranjuez with the Belgrade Philharmonic

By , 08 February 2018
****1
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Los Angeles

A portrait of a world drawn closer, as depicted by Esa-Pekka Salonen

By , 08 February 2018
****1
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London

Filing past the tomb of the master: Jurowski and the LPO on Stravinsky’s debt to Rimsky-Korsakov

By , 07 February 2018
****1
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London

A persistent meditative state: Glass' Satyagraha at English National Opera

By , 07 February 2018
***11
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London

A Liszt rarity and Mahler staple from Volkov and the RPO

By , 06 February 2018
***11
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London

Majoring in the minor: Jansen, Maisky and Argerich at the Barbican

By , 06 February 2018
*****
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Amsterdam

The Rake’s Progress in the here and now at Dutch National Opera

By , 06 February 2018
****1
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New York City

Suffering, transcendence, redemption: The Met's Parsifal is a long trip, well worth it

By , 05 February 2018
*****
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Milan

Myung-whun Chung and the Filarmonica della Scala soar in Brahms 2

By , 05 February 2018
****1
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Zürich

Minimalistic new production of Idomeneo in Zurich

By , 04 February 2018
***11
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Copenhagen

The other Lulu: a Danish rarity in Copenhagen

By , 04 February 2018
***11
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London

Rebellious Beethoven from Nicola Benedetti, Marin Alsop and the OAE

By , 04 February 2018
****1
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London

A triumphant Mahler 2 of operatic intensity from Bychkov and the LSO

By , 04 February 2018
****1
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New York City

Hits and Misses in NYCB's 21st Century Choreographers Program

By , 04 February 2018
***11
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Dresden

Götterdämmerung splutters to a tepid conclusion in Dresden

By , 04 February 2018
***11
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