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Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance reviews | Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93

Rafael Payare © Luis Cobelo
Belfast

Rafael Payare opens his final Ulster Orchestra season

By , 14 September 2018
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Gianandrea Noseda © Steve J Sherman
London

Precision and abandon in the LSO's Shostakovich

By , 24 June 2018
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Paul Watkins © Nina Large
London

Totally committed Finzi and inspired Shostakovich from Sir Andrew Davis and the BBCSO

By , 02 February 2018
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Ashkenazy and members of the Philharmonia © Cătălina Filip
Bucharest

A performance with two very different halves: Vladimir Ashkenazy at the helm of the Philharmonia Orchestra

By , 14 September 2017
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Thomas Søndergård and the BBC NOW © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 5: Brilliantly played 20th-century classics from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales

By , 17 July 2017
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Nikolai Lugansky © Marco Borggreve
Akron

Taking Shostakovich on tour: the St Petersburg Philharmonic in Ohio

By , 01 March 2017
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Kirill Gerstein © Marco Borggreve
Atlanta

Runnicles and Gerstein deliver searing Tchaikovsky in Atlanta

By , 12 January 2017
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David Afkham © Felix Broede
Chicago

David Afkham hits the right note in Chicago Symphony debut

By , 20 October 2016
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Jonathan Nott © Thomas Muller
Tokyo

“Edge of your seat” Shostakovich 10 from Jonathan Nott and the Tokyo Symphony

By , 15 October 2016
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Michał Nesterowicz © Lukasz Rajchert
Dublin

Sensational Shostakovich: Nesterowicz and NSO make a powerful combination in Dublin

By , 14 October 2016
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The Ten Pieces Choir perform Verdi’s Dies irae and Tuba mirum © BBC | Guy Levy
London

Prom 10: Frothy and fast-paced: Ten Pieces Secondary Prom roars to life

By , 23 July 2016
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Sol Gabetta © Uwe Arens
Zürich

Elgar and Shostakovich: nostalgia and gripping drama at the Tonhalle

By , 25 February 2016
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Kent Nagano © Felix Broede
Montreal

Musical monograms: Shostakovich's Tenth a highlight in Montréal

By , 28 November 2015
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Andris Nelsons © BBC | Chris Christodoulou (Prom 49)
London

Prom 51: Wit, clarity and energy in Andris Nelsons’ inspirational direction

By , 23 August 2015
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Lisa Batiashvili and François Leleux © Sammy Hart | DG
New York City

Batiashvili and Leleux rediscover Bach in Escaich's new Double Concerto

By , 11 April 2015
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Pinchas Zukerman © Cherly Mazak
San Diego

Zukerman crafts a spectacular evening at San Diego Symphony

By , 28 March 2015
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Yuri Temirkanov © Sasha Gusov
London

Yuri Temirkanov charms London in St Petersburg invasion

By , 08 November 2014
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Jiří Bělohlávek © Petra Hajska
London

A Tavener première, impassioned Bartók and a surprise cameo from Mozart

By , 23 July 2014
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Lawrence Renes © Mats Bäcker
Edinburgh

Imaginative fusion of Shostakovich and Gershwin in Edinburgh

By , 16 May 2014
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Krzysztof Urbański © Joanna Urbańska
Vienna

Tan Dun and Shostakovich form a dark, compelling programme in Vienna

By , 25 April 2014
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National Youth Orchestra of Scotland at Perth Concert Hall, 2012
Glasgow

Outstanding Shostokovich 10 from the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland in Glasgow

By , 01 August 2013
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National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America at the BBC Proms  ©  BBC/Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 13: National Youth Orchestra of the USA with Joshua Bell and Valery Gergiev

By , 21 July 2013
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Benjamin Britten At Crag House; photo by Roland Haupt © Britten–Pears Foundation
Montreal

Vasily Petrenko conducts the OSM in Barber and Shostakovich

By , 28 November 2012
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Vasily Petrenko, styled by Lorraine McCulloch, courtesy of Cricket Liverpool, photo  ©  Mark McNulty
Los Angeles

Hope and defiance in Petrenko's Shostakovich 10 with the LA Phil

By , 23 November 2012
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Vassily Sinaisky  ©  Ulla Alderin
London

Beethoven, Vine and Shostakovich from Sinaisky and the LPO

By , 17 October 2012
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Denis Matsuev  ©  CAMI
Los Angeles

Denis Matsuev and Krzysztof Urbański at the Hollywood Bowl

By , 04 September 2012
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Vasily Petrenko  ©  Mark McNulty
London

Prom 54: Vasily Petrenko, Tasmin Little and the Liverpool Philharmonic

By , 23 August 2012
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Anton Kuerti
Toronto

An Evening Fit For an Emperor with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra

By , 02 February 2012
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François-Xavier Roth
Rotterdam

Stravinsky and Shostakovich from the Rotterdam Philharmonic

By , 27 January 2012
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Maike Grobbenhaar
Utrecht

The Radio Filharmonisch Orkest play Prokofiev, Shostakovich and Weinberg.

By , 04 November 2011
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Bristol

Moscow State Symphony Orchestra at the Colston Hall, Bristol

By , 11 May 2010
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La Orquesta Nacional de España © Rafa Martín
Madrid

Una Décima de diez con Afkham y la Orquesta Nacional

By , 27 May 2017
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Paavo Järvi © Kaupo Kikkas
Paris

La Philharmonie accueille le "NHK" de Tokyo : Paavo Järvi et Janine Jansen en public conquis

By , 02 March 2017
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Vadim Gluzman © Marco Borggreve
Geneva

Soirées russes au Victoria Hall de Genève : Vadim Gluzman, un peu seul, a enflammé la nuit genevoise!

By , 16 March 2016
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Rafael Payare © Luis Cobelo
Zürich

Letztlich beglückend: Anna Vinnitskaya und Rafael Payare mit der Philharmonia Zürich

By , 29 November 2015
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Andris Nelsons © Marco Borggreve
Paris

Rentrée choc à la Philharmonie de Paris

By , 03 September 2015
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Yo-Yo Ma, Andris Nelsons und das Boston Symphony Orchestra © Marco Borelli
Salzburg

Kraftvoll und energisch: Andris Nelsons mit dem Boston Symphony Orchestra bei den Salzburger Festspielen

By , 25 August 2015
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Daniele Gatti © Matthias Creutziger
Salzburg

Konzert voller Höhepunkte: die Staatskapelle Dresden, Arcadi Volodos und Daniele Gatti

By , 29 March 2015
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