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LondonOrchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – Seeing Life in a New Light

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – Seeing Life in a New Light
Bach: Erfreute Zeit im neuen Bunde - Cantata, BWV83
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; Steven Devine; Ciara Hendrick; James Way; James Newby

LondonSarà Dolce Tacere

Sciarrino, Kurtág, Nono, Cage, Machaut, Smith, Saunders, Croft, Feldman, Rihm
James Weeks; ExplorEnsemble; Exaudi

LondonRoyal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas
Bach
Iain Ledingham; Margaret Faultless

AmsterdamWynton Marsalis: The music of Duke Ellington

© Joe Martinez
Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra; Wynton Marsalis

LondonEuropean Union Chamber Orchestra

Haydn, Mozart
European Union Chamber Orchestra; Hans-Peter Hofmann; Gresham's Schola Cantorum; John Bowley; Fellows of the National Youth Choir; Ben Goldscheider

LondonProphecy: Scottish Ensemble with Karen Cargill and Matthew Truscott

© Peter Dibdin Photography
Stravinsky, Haydn, Purcell, Berlioz
Matthew Truscott; Karen Cargill; Scottish Ensemble

LondonBernstein at 100

Bernstein
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra; Wynton Marsalis
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Sweet string sounds from the ACO

Richard Tognetti © Paul Henderson
In their Sydney season-opener, the ACO with guest players from ANAM deliver a thoroughly satisfying account of two 19th-century standards and introduce two new works to Australian audiences.
****1
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Mozart, Uchida, and The Cleveland Orchestra: an inspired collaboration continues

Dame Mitsuko Uchida © Jean Radel
Mitsuko Uchida returned to Cleveland for elegant performances of Mozart’s first and last piano concertos, with selections from Handel’s Water Music interjected between.
***11
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Ghosts and musical magic from the Belgrade Philharmonic

Gabriel Feltz conducts the Belgrade Philharmonic © Marko Djokovic | Belgrade Philharmonic
The Belgrade Philhamonic presented a magical concert of music on supernatural themes.   
****1
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Bernstein's Mass gushes, swoons and rages

Bernstein's Mass with Dudamel © Craig T Mathew | Mathew Imaging courtesy of LA Philharmonic Association
The Los Angeles Philharmonic proved that Bernstein's Mass, which had been dogged by critics at its première, has stood the test of time.
*****
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¡Viva España! A day trip to Spain for Les Dissonances

David Grimal © Caroline Doutre
How vital is a conductor? At Paris' Salle des concerts – the Philharmonie's second hall – Les Dissonances provided answers. 
***11
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Cheeky, capricious, illuminating

Joshua Bell © Bill Phelps
Stunningly fresh performances of ubiqitous classics from Joshua Bell and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
*****
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No ordinary Messiah at the Barbican

Richard Egarr © Marco Borggreve
Superlative musicianship and extravagant detailing from the force-of-nature that is Richard Egarr and the Academy of Ancient Music 
*****
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