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Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance reviews | War Requiem, Op.66

Roderick Williams and David Butt Philip © Richard Hubert Smith
London

Inspiration eludes Kramer in Britten's War Requiem at English National Opera

By , 16 November 2018
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Andrew Manze, Ed Lyon and Benjamin Appl © Mark McNulty
Liverpool

Striking intimacy from Britten's War Requiem in Liverpool

By , 10 November 2018
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Ailish Tynan © RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra & Philharmonic Choir
Dublin

Britten's War Requiem receives a searing performance in Dublin

By , 09 November 2018
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Gianandrea Noseda © Steve Sherman
Amsterdam

An unfussy, memorable War Requiem from Noseda and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

By , 11 October 2018
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Benjamin Appl © Lars Borges | Sony Classical
London

Britten's War Requiem floods Westminster Cathedral with compassion

By , 03 October 2018
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Peter Oundjian © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 72: A reflective War Requiem from Oundjian and the RSNO

By , 06 September 2018
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Ian Bostridge © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Berlin

Restless spirits: Pappano conducts Britten's War Requiem in Berlin

By , 26 June 2018
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Johannes Kammler © Erik Berg
Oslo

Frighteningly intense: Calixto Bieito directs a devastating War Requiem in Oslo

By , 10 September 2016
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Ian Bostridge © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Montreal

Britten's War Requiem makes for an heroic season's end for the OSM

By , 25 May 2016
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Pablo Heras-Casado © Fernando Sancho at the Met
Madrid

A retreating world: War Requiem at Teatro Real

By , 12 March 2015
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Sir Thomas Allen © Sussie Ahlburg
Gateshead

Britten in Gateshead: The North East's War Requiem

By , 08 November 2014
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Andris Nelsons © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

The tensest silence: Andris Nelsons and the CBSO astound at the BBC Proms

By , 21 August 2014
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Katherine Broderick © Paul Foster-Williams
Worcester

Britten's War Requiem haunts Three Choirs Festival

By , 26 July 2014
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Robert Spano © Andrew Eccles
New York City

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus triumph in Britten's War Requiem at Carnegie Hall

By , 30 April 2014
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Konzerthaus Orchestra Berlin  ©  Marco Borggreve
Berlin

Britten's War Requiem thrills at the Berlin Konzerthaus

By , 21 November 2013
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Coventry Cathedral
Edinburgh

RSNO celebrates Britten's 100th with the War Requiem

By , 16 November 2013
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Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra  ©  Keith Hiro / HK Phil
Hong Kong

Lorin Maazel and the Hong Kong Philharmonic in Britten's War Requiem

By , 07 November 2013
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London Philharmonic Orchestra  ©  Richard Cannon
London

Britten's War Requiem at the Royal Festival Hall

By , 12 October 2013
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Antonio Pappano with the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia  © Michael Größinger
Salzburg

Salzburg Festival: The Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Pappano celebrate Britten with War Requiem

By , 18 August 2013
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©  Robert Piwko
London

Conflict and resolution: The CBSO perform Britten's War Requiem at St Paul's Cathedral for CoLF

By , 25 June 2013
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Members of the CBSO  ©  Neil Pugh
Birmingham

Britten's War Requiem with the CBSO and Andris Nelsons

By , 28 May 2013
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Benjamin Britten At Crag House; photo by Roland Haupt  ©  Britten–Pears Foundation
London

Strange meetings: Britten's War Requiem at the Southbank Centre

By , 27 November 2012
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Coventry Cathedral; photo by cmglee, Wikimedia Commons
Coventry

A golden War Requiem at Coventry Cathedral from the CBSO

By , 30 May 2012
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London

Musical Monument, Monumental Music: Britten’s War Requiem at the Royal Festival Hall

By , 25 March 2012
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London

War and Peace

By , 09 October 2011
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Rotterdam May 1940
Rotterdam

International affairs: Britten's War Requiem in Rotterdam

By , 14 May 2011
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© Stofleth
Lyon

Victoire pour l'Opéra de Lyon et Yoshi Oida avec le War Requiem

By , 09 October 2017
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Charles Dutoit © Chris Lee
Geneva

Britten porté brillamment par Charles Dutoit à Genève

By , 16 March 2017
****1
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