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MadridGiselle

Giselle
Adam: Giselle
Jean Coralli; Jules Perrot; Marius Petipa; Sir Peter Wright; Bavarian State Ballet; Valery Ovsyanikov; Peter Farmer; Orquesta Titular del Teatro Real

MadridCompañía Nacional de Danza

Compañía Nacional de Danza
Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Jenkins
George Balanchine; Alexei Ratmansky; Nacho Duato; Compañía Nacional de Danza; Daniel Capps; Orquesta Titular del Teatro Real; Joaquin de Luz

ParisSérie Rose

Aperghis, Muntendorf, Schulhoff, Sarhan, Anderson, Jodlowski, Hodkinson
Frauke Aulbert; Małgorzata Walentynowicz; Dominik Kleinknecht; Monika Pasiecznik

BilbaoCarnaval: Concierto para Zapata y Orquesta

Carnaval: Concierto para Zapata y Orquesta
Rossini, Verdi, Tchaikovsky, Schumann, Brahms, Beethoven
Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa; José Manuel Zapata; Paco Mir

ParisMozart & Mahler

Mozart, Mahler
Les Dissonances; David Grimal; Viktoriia Vitrenko
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Philadelphia Orchestra conjures sorcerers and spells

Isabel Leonard © Deniz Saylan
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

Gustavo Dudamel © Vern Evans
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

Seconda Prat!ca – Chiefs of Music and Queen’s Singers © Alciro Theodoro da Silva
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

Elisabet Strid (Senta) © Gábor Kotschy | Müpa Budapest
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

© Jaime Villanueva
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

Les Passions de L'ame © Guillaume Perret
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

Ciro Tamayo (Frantz) © Santiago Barreiro
A warm and charming Coppélia performed by Julio Bocca's excellent young Uruguayan company.   
****1
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