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Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance reviews | Symphony no. 7 in C major, "Leningrad" Op.60

Mark Simpson performing Magnus Lindberg's Clarinet Concerto © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 4: Mark Simpson impresses in Lindberg's Clarinet Concerto

By , 16 July 2018
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Peter Oundjian © Dale Wilcox
Edinburgh

Oundjian at his best in Shostakovich's “Leningrad” Symphony

By , 20 April 2018
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Yannick Nézet-Séguin © Marco Borggreve
Philadelphia

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

By , 15 February 2018
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Andrés Orozco-Estrada © Martin Sigmund
London

Heroism and darkness for the Emperor and Leningrad

By , 27 October 2017
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Andris Nelsons and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra © Salzburger Festspiele | Marco Borrelli
Salzburg

Socking the audience between the eyes: Nelsons and Trifonov at the Salzburg Festival

By , 07 August 2017
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Marin Alsop © Adriane White
London

Triumph of the human spirit: defiance and compassion from Marin Alsop and RPO

By , 27 February 2017
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Baiba Skride, Harriet Krijgh and Elsbeth Moser perform Gubaidulina © Winslow Townson
Boston

Dreams and nightmares: Gubaidulina world première and Shostakovich’s Seventh with the Boston Symphony

By , 24 February 2017
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Paavo Järvi © Ixi Chen
Berlin

Paavo Järvi conquers Shostakovich's Leningrad with the Staatskapelle

By , 07 November 2016
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© Oleg Caetani
Sydney

Caetani and the Sydney Symphony tackle Shostakovich's “Leningrad” Symphony

By , 06 May 2016
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Mariss Jansons © Teatro all Scala
Milan

Mariss Jansons and the BRSO set La Scala alight with the "Leningrad" Symphony

By , 21 March 2016
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Juanjo Mena © Sussie Ahlburg
Manchester

A magnificent Leningrad from the BBC Philharmonic

By , 13 February 2016
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Mariss Jansons © Marco Borggreve
Munich

BRSO and Mariss Jansons present thought-provoking Shostakovich

By , 11 February 2016
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Andris Nelsons © Marco Borggreve
Amsterdam

Stunning contrasts: Nelsons and Jansen electrify the Concertgebouw

By , 16 September 2015
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Semyon Bychkov © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 18: Bychkov and the BBCSO conquer the Leningrad Symphony in style

By , 31 July 2015
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Kirill Karabits © Sussie Ahlburg
Edinburgh

Edinburgh International Festival: Shostakovich's Leningrad Symphony

By , 17 August 2014
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Baldur Brönnimann © Yaniv Cohen
Manchester

RNCM Symphony Orchestra's monstrous Leningrad

By , 27 June 2014
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Jaap van Zweden © Marco Borggreve
Chicago

Shostakovich's Seventh: CSO shows that war is hell

By , 23 May 2014
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Katia and Marielle Labèque
London

A convincing Leningrad by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Bychkov

By , 16 January 2014
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Alexander Taradze
Paris

The Orchestre de Paris entertain without Mikko Franck

By , 12 December 2013
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Mark Elder  ©  Simon Dodd
Manchester

The Hallé and Sir Mark Elder: Britten in Wartime and Shostakovich's Leningrad

By , 03 October 2013
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Melvyn Tan  ©  Sheila Rock
Hong Kong

Hong Kong Philharmonic with Mozart and a gripping Shostakovich 7

By , 20 October 2012
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St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra in St Petersburg
Edinburgh

St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra play Rachmaninov and Shostakovich in Edinburgh

By , 07 October 2012
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Andris Nelsons and the CBSO  ©  Neil Pugh
London

Prom 51: Shostakovich from the CBSO – an orchestral tour-de-force

By , 21 August 2012
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©  RSNO
Edinburgh

Järvi Conducts the Leningrad

By , 25 March 2011
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Paavo Järvi © Julia Bayer
Paris

Paavo Järvi à l’Orchestre de Paris : retour d’un père fondateur en chef prodigue

By , 29 November 2017
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La Joven Orquesta Nacional de España
Pamplona

La Jonde se presenta en el Baluarte bajo la dirección de Pehlivanian

By , 11 January 2016
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