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Saffron WaldenBBC Symphony Orchestra

Bacewicz, Mozart, Elgar, Dvořák
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Sakari Oramo; Julie Price

MadridSatélite 12: Esencias

Adès, Bruce, Copland, Martinů
Mario Pérez; Ane Matxain; Alicia Salas; Josep Trescolí

ValladolidDaniel Ottensamer, Sophie Dervaux y Christoph Koncz

Strauss R., Beethoven
Daniel Ottensamer; Sophie Dervaux; Christoph Koncz

StockholmSchubert's Unfinished

Tabakova, Weber, Schubert, Irgens-Jensen
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra; Tabita Berglund; Fredrik Ekdahl

New York CityJupiter Symphony Chamber Players : Women Pioneers

Andrée, Farrenc, Pejačević
Chelsea Guo; Nathan Meltzer; Claire Bourg; Maurycy Banaszek

Monte-CarloMusique de chambre

Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo
Farkas, Ligeti, Britten, Janáček
Delphine Hueber; Véronique Audard; Frédéric Chasline; Martin Lefèvre

BadajozGeneración talento

Garcés Ramírez, Weber, Farkas
Orquesta de Extremadura; Levente Török; Eva Arderíus Esteban; Wilmer Jesús Torres Martínez
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A double act: Roderick Williams delivers Mahler two ways

Robert and Clara were not the only two-composer family. So were Alma and Gustav. The Nash Ensemble's latest programme highlights Beethoven and the Romantics.
***11
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Albéric Magnard steals the show in all-French recital at Wigmore Hall

How many of Albéric Magnard's 22 works do you know? Jean-Efflam Bavouzet and the Orsino Ensemble perform his Quintet in D minor to Wigmore Hall and it becomes the sixth star of the evening. 
*****
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Little-known gems as Ensemble 360 heads off-piste in Sheffield

One of the fathers of the wind quintet, a sextet for a unique instrumental line-up and Beethoven as we rarely hear him: an evening of surprises in Sheffield.

****1
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A sonic meadow, with unusual reeds, at the Time:Spans festival

San Francisco’s Splinter Reeds, echoing the traditional wind quintet but eschews the non-reed instruments, makes its second ever New York City appearance, part of the Earle Brown Foundation’s Time:Spans Festival.  

***11
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Freiburg Baroque brings the Thames to Klosters

One of the world's top period instrument ensembles bring Handel's Water Music and other baroque classics to Klosters.
****1
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For the finale in Valtice, a Vivaldi feast from Europa Galante

Fabio Biondi and his Europe Galante players offer an enlightening look at the last chapter in the composer's career.
****1
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Devilish downpour cannot dampen The Soldier's Tale at the EIF

Rarely has so distinguished a group been assembled to give this work live; it would have shone as a highlight even in a normal year of visiting foreign ensembles and performers.
*****
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