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MadridOrquesta y Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid

Orquesta y Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid
Goicoechea, Otano, Prieto, Yague, Remacha
Igor Ijurra Fernández; Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid

BudapestPiotr Anderszewski and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

© Saint Venant
Mozart, Poulenc
Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Stephanie Gonley; Piotr Anderszewski

LiverpoolVertigo: Film with Live Orchestra

Vertigo: Film with Live Orchestra
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Anthony Gabriele

Saffron WaldenAcademy of Ancient Music & Nicola Benedetti

© Simon Fowler
Telemann, Vivaldi
Academy of Ancient Music; Richard Egarr; Nicola Benedetti

LondonFaure Requiem by Candlelight

Faure Requiem by Candlelight
Handel, Mozart, Rodrigo, Fauré
London Gala Orchestra; Roy Wales; Allison Taylor; Bernhard Credé; Francisco Correa; Stephen Ellery

LondonFranco Fagioli sings Vivaldi & Handel

Vivaldi, Veracini, Handel
Venice Baroque Orchestra; Gianpiero Zanocco; Franco Fagioli

LondonVivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight
Handel, Bach, Purcell, Vivaldi
John Landor, Director
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Saint and Sinner in Cambridge

The Academy of Ancient Music © Marco Borggreve
Richard Egarr conducts a pair of Haydn's London Symphonies and turns soloist in a piano concerto by Dussek.
****1
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Fabulous Mozart from Nicole Car in eclectic Sydney programme

Nicole Car © Georges Antoni
Bracing and emotionally direct performances from the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Nicole Car, in a carefully-planned programme.
****1
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O/MODƏRNT at Wigmore Hall: A descent into melodrama

Hugo Ticciati © Marco Borggreve
Conceptually, the programme of descending and rising fourths offered a real treat: in practice, the musicians' skill was in danger of being lost as they attempted to recover from their opening gimmickry.
***11
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Death stingest no more: ACO/Ibragimova

Alina Ibragimova © Eva Vermandel
It takes artistic invention and considerable courage to design a concert programme solely around tragic topics; yet the connecting link between the various items on the last subscription concert by the Australian Chamber Orchestra was – directly or indirectly – death and great composers’ reaction to it.
****1
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From Naxos to Carthage: Ancient Classical Tales from Karen Cargill and the Scottish Ensemble

Karen Cargill © Ken Dundas
Mezzo soprano Karen Cargill and the Scottish Ensemble guest-led by Matthew Truscott in a programme of music from Purcell to Stravinsky all inspired by tales from Ancient Greece.
****1
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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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