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BarcelonaBallet Nacional Checo: El lago de los cisnes

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
Marius Petipa; Lev Ivanov; John Cranko; Prague National Theatre Ballet; Václav Zahradník; Birgit Deharde

SalzburgDies irae

Scelsi, Biber, Crumb, Lotti, Dowland, Ustvolskaya, Gregorianischer Hymnus
Vitaly Polonsky; Markus Güdel; Patricia Kopatchinskaja; Meesun Hong Coleman; Marko Milenković
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Philadelphia Orchestra conjures sorcerers and spells

Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges made up for an uneven first half that jumped from Mozart to Harry Potter.
***11
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Kitschy, bombastic, virtuosic: the LA Phil and Dudamel’s Mahler 8

Mahler's Eighth was the composer’s “gift to the nation”; Dudamel’s performance was a gift to Los Angeles. 
*****
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Almira's Songbook: Handel meets the world of Spanish music

A mix of arias from Handel's first opera with music from Renaissance and Baroque Spain with an accomplished group of performers provides a rich and satisfying experience.
****1
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A powerful gale of sound in Budapest's Dutchman

The battle of the choirs is a thrilling moment in just about any performance of Dutchman, but produces shock and awe in the live acoustics of Budapest's Bartok Bela Concert Hall.
****1
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Ullate's Carmen seduces Madrid

Victor Ullate premieres his version of Carmen in Madrid’s Teatros del Canal. Mallarme’s story and Bizet’s score are updated in a sophisticated balletic rendering of the myth.
****1
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Austrian Baroque with an exotic twist

In this year's London Festival of Baroque Music, the programme of Austrian Baroque rarities by Swiss-based early music group Les Passions de l’Ame particularly caught my eye.
****1
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Bocca's Ballet Nacional Sodre dances Coppélia

A warm and charming Coppélia performed by Julio Bocca's excellent young Uruguayan company.   
****1
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