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Chipping CampdenLondon Winds

London Winds
Rossini, Bartók, Arnold, Ravel, Barber, Fauré
Richard Watkins; London Winds; Michael Collins; Philippa Davies; Gareth Hulse

OviedoOrquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias

Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias
Ligeti, Mozart, Brahms
Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias; James Ross; Vicente Mascarell

LondonLunchtime Recital - Ensemble Solaire (wind quintet)

Lunchtime Recital - Ensemble Solaire (wind quintet)
Ligeti, Ravel, Barber, Kabalevsky
Matthew Horn; Ensemble Solaire; Renate Sokolovska; Polly Bartlett; Jorge Ripoll Ivorra

ManchesterVivaldi Rocks - Manchester Camerata

© Andrew Rankin
Vivaldi
Manchester Camerata; Hugo Ticciati; Bram van Sambeek; Sven Figee

OranjewoudSampling Baroque: Exposing Bach

Sampling Baroque: Exposing Bach
Bach
Burak Ozdemir; Musica Sequenza

AldeburghOrsino Ensemble

Janáček, Britten, Holt, Martinů
Alec Frank-Gemmill; Adam Walker; Nicholas Daniel; Matthew Hunt; James Burke

PassauAnima Eterna

Mozart
Anima Eterna Brugge; Jos van Immerseel; Jane Gower
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Lupo’s Ravel with Mena & the LPO steals the show

Benedetto Lupo © Carlo Cofano
Impressive Ravel from Benedetto Lupo, with pleasing Debussy and Delius, and a strong performance of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring from Juanjo Mena and the LPO.
****1
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Joie de vivre in Dvořák and Schubert at the Schubertiade

© Schubertiade GmbH
A Dvořák-Schubert double bill at this year’s celebrated Schubertiade featured a host of extraordinary artists in a tight and dynamic performance.
****1
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Anna Prohaska and friends in Salzburg Schubert

Anna Prohaska, Veronika Eberle and friends © Salzburger Festspiele | Marco Borrelli
A nameless octet competes with the big names and easily wins the silver medal in Salzburg.
****1
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Mixed bag from the Hong Kong Sinfonietta

Hong Kong Sinfonietta © HK Sinfonietta Ltd
Hong Kong Sinfonietta in a mixed bag of Messiaen, Mozart and Beethoven. 
***11
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Winds of Change: a new bassoon concerto

Peter Whelan © Martin Usborne
It's likely that Mozart never actually heard his Clarinet Concerto performed. That fate, happily, has not been shared by Michael Gordon, who has heard Peter Whelan perform his new bassoon concerto Observations on Air four times this week. 
***11
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McFall’s Chamber: Zappa, Zawinul and more

McFall's Chamber © Douglas Robertson
McFall’s Chamber brings a freshness to its repertoire as it revisits the Bongo Club years, and performs two newly commissioned pieces. Informal and very enjoyable.
****1
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Summer storms in November: La Serenissima

La Serenissima and Adrian Chandler © Riccardo Alchaide
La Serenissima bring a fresh interpretation to a seasoned classic in Cambridge.
****1
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