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Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance reviews | Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92

Hugh Tinney © Colm Hogan at Castletown House
Dublin

Thoughtful "Emperor" from Tinney and lively Symphony no.7 from Alber in Beethoven concert

By , 30 November 2018
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Vladimir Ashkenazy © Keith Saunders
London

Ashkenazy and the Southbank Sinfonia: enthusiasm, but a lack of profundity

By , 16 October 2018
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George Li © Simon Fowler
Kansas City

A Thousand Words: Carnival spirits from Michael Kurth at Helzberg Hall

By , 06 October 2018
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Kirill Petrenko conducts the Berlin Philharmonic © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 68: Extraordinary music-making from Kirill Petrenko and the Berlin Philharmonic

By , 02 September 2018
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Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra © Arne Hyckenberg
Stockholm

Congratulations, Esa-Pekka! Baltic Sea Festival celebrates a cherished conductor

By , 01 September 2018
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Teodor Currentzis © Anton Zavyalov
Hamburg

Currentzis, Melnikov and musicAeterna at the Elbphilharmonie

By , 20 April 2018
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Benjamin Suomela
Los Angeles

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

By , 09 February 2018
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
Los Angeles

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

By , 08 February 2018
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Peter Oundjian © Sian Richards
Atlanta

Oundjian and Coucheron play Saint-Saëns

By , 11 January 2018
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Andrés Orozco-Estrada © Martin Sigmund
Houston

The Houston Symphony after Harvey: Beethoven and Piazzolla

By , 22 September 2017
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Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the Vienna Philharmonic © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 74: Stolid performances from the Vienna Philharmonic under Michael Tilson Thomas

By , 08 September 2017
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Herbet Blomstedt © Martin UK Lengemann
London

Poignancy and optimism: Herbert Blomstedt and the Philharmonia in cathartic Brahms and Beethoven

By , 25 May 2017
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Ádám Fischer © Szilvia Csibi | Müpa, Budapest
London

Inspiring Beethoven and Haydn from Ádám Fischer and the OAE

By , 20 March 2017
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Gil Shaham © Luke Ratray
San Francisco

Gil Shaham thrills San Francisco with vivacious Barber Concerto

By , 18 March 2017
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Bernard Haitink conducting the Boston Symphony © Robert Torres
Boston

Chamber intimacy and bold brushstrokes: Bernard Haitink in Boston

By , 16 March 2017
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Anna-Liisa Bezrodny © Kaupo Kikkas
Oxford

Last minute replacement fails to dampen enthusiasm for an enjoyable evening at the Sheldonian

By , 06 March 2017
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Richard Tognetti © Paul Henderson
Sydney

Guitar hero: the ACO excels in Sydney

By , 06 November 2016
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Janine Jansen © Harald Hoffmann | Decca
Edinburgh

Passionate, visceral and ethereal: Janine Jansen's Sibelius with the RSNO

By , 21 October 2016
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Stephen Hough © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Dublin

Super hot Rachmaninov and overheated Beethoven in Dublin

By , 21 October 2016
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Joyce DiDonato and Riccardo Muti © Todd Rosenberg Photography
Chicago

Muti and DiDonato introduce Italian rarities to Chicago

By , 29 September 2016
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Herbert Blomstedt conducts the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 59: Vintage wine: Blomstedt and the Leipzig Gewandhaus in splendid Beethoven

By , 29 August 2016
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Anna Clyne
Seattle

Fascinating rhythms: new music from Anna Clyne and classics by Gershwin and Beethoven make a stimulating mix at the SSO

By , 09 June 2016
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Hila Fahima and Tomáš Netopil © Pražské jaro | Ivan Malý
Prague

A fresh, familiar finish for Prague Spring

By , 04 June 2016
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Peter Serkin © Kathy Chapman
Dresden

Family tradition: Peter Serkin's Reger in Dresden

By , 07 May 2016
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Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic © Chris Lee | New York Philharmonic
San Francisco

Alan Gilbert and the NY Phil score big in San Francisco

By , 06 May 2016
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Matthias Goerne © Marco Borggreve
Amsterdam

Sovereign Mahler from Matthias Goerne and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

By , 12 February 2016
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Christoph Eschenbach © Eric Brissaud
Washington

All German Program heralding NSO European Tour

By , 28 January 2016
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Jos van Immerseel © Alex Vanhee
Sydney

Disciplined expressiveness: Anima Eterna Brugge plays Beethoven 8 & 7 in Sydney

By , 22 January 2016
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Hans Graf © Bruce Bennett
Detroit

Hans Graf Conducts Beethoven in Detroit

By , 16 October 2015
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Tasmin Little © Benjamin Ealovega
Manchester

Bernstein's Serenade a highlight of the BBC Phil's celebration

By , 09 October 2015
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Sir Simon Rattle © Monika Rittershaus
Berlin

Exuberant playing as the Berliner Philharmoniker's Beethoven cycle begins

By , 03 October 2015
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Alan Gilbert © Chris Lee
New York City

Emanuel Ax shines in Brahms with New York Phil

By , 30 September 2015
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Sakai Oramo © Benjamin Ealovega
London

Prom 47: Committed performances in Beethoven and Nordic trio

By , 21 August 2015
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Arvo Volmer © Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
São Paulo

Echoes from past and present: Volmer and the OSESP present Sibelius, Adams and Beethoven

By , 15 August 2015
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Christoph von Dohnányi © Andreas Garrels | NDR
London

Dohnányi and the Philharmonia in a rousing close to the season

By , 28 June 2015
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Eivind Gullberg Jensen © Paul Bernhard
Auckland

Giuliano Sommerhalder's trumpet resounds resplendently in Auckland Town Hall

By , 06 May 2015
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Jean-Yves Thibaudet © IMG Artists
Cleveland

Fabio Luisi leads Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Cleveland Orchestra in thrilling Liszt

By , 12 March 2015
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Andris Nelsons © Marco Borggreve
Birmingham

Life-affirming Beethoven in Birmingham with the CBSO

By , 20 September 2014
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Alisa Weilerstein © Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 50: Czech Philharmonic and Jiri Bĕlohlávek

By , 24 August 2014
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John Lill © Roman Goncharov
Cardiff

War-horses to the rescue: Brahms and Beethoven at St David’s Hall, Cardiff

By , 09 May 2014
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Alexandra Dariescu © London Studios
Gateshead

Alexandra Dariescu's Shostakovich a highlight at Sage Gateshead

By , 11 April 2014
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Oxford

Plateosaurus processional in Hertford Bruckner Orchestra's exhilarating Beethoven

By , 08 March 2014
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Hugues Dufourt © Astrid Karger
London

Recent French music and Beethoven with the BBC Symphony and Volkov

By , 22 January 2014
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Josuah Bell  © Lisa Marie Mazzucco
London

The Academy of St Martin in the Fields perform exhilarating Bruch and Beethoven in Madrid

By , 16 October 2013
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James Levine on his return to Carnegie Hall in May 2013  ©  Steve J. Sherman, May 2013
New York City

Variations of Levine: From Mozart to Carter via Verdi with the MET Orchestra

By , 13 October 2013
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The Antonio Márquez Company performs with the BBC Philharmonic at the BBC Proms  ©  BBC/Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 17: The apotheosis of the dance with the BBC Philharmonic and Antonio Márquez Company

By , 25 July 2013
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Jennifer Koh  ©  Juergen Frank
New York City

Ensemble LPR showcases Jennifer Koh and Beethoven in a broad program

By , 14 June 2013
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Santtu-Matias Rouvali  ©  Kaapo Kamu
The Hague

Thrills and introspection from the Residentie Orkest with Santtu-Matias Rouvali and Wibi Soerjadi

By , 17 May 2013
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Andris Nelsons  ©  Marco Borggreve
Birmingham

Heart-on-sleeve Beethoven from Andris Nelsons and the CBSO

By , 20 March 2013
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Kent Nagano  ©  Felix Broede
Montreal

Nagano conducts Beethoven and Berg at the Maison Symhonique

By , 20 March 2013
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