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ZürichKristian Bezuidenhout

© Marco Borggreve
Bach J. C., Bach C.P.E., Mozart
Zurich Chamber Orchestra; Kristian Bezuidenhout

ParisDussek, Beethoven, Schumann

Dussek, Beethoven, Schumann
Elizaveta Miller, Fortepiano
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Mozart's genius shines clearly in San Francisco Opera's darkly comic production of Don Giovanni

Ana Maria Martinez (Donna Elvira), Erin Wall (Donna Anna) Stanislas de Barbeyrac (Don Ottavio) © Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera
Dangling and turning like shards of a giant overhead chandelier in Don Giovanni’s banquet hall, this is an evocative multimedia production that tantalizes the senses while shining new light on Mozart's genius. 
****1
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Sparkling Rossini comedy from Scottish Opera

David Parry © Rayfield Allied
Jennifer France and Nicholas Lester are a compelling double act in Rossini’s sparkling comedy La scala di seta from Scottish Opera in Concert.
****1
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A delicate balance to strike

Kristian Bezuidenhout © Marco Borggreve
An evening at the Wigmore Hall with the fabulous Freiburg Baroque Orchestra and fortepiano star Kristian Bezuidenhout in the keyboard concertos of CPE Bach and Mozart. What could go wrong? 
***11
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A Winter Journey of white-light intensity

Mark Padmore © Marco Borggreve
Mark Padmore and Kristian Bezuidenhout conclude their trilogy of Schubert song cycles at Lincoln Center's White Light Festival with a brave and profoundly moving account of Winterreise.
*****
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Freedom, Equality, Inimitability

Jos van Immerseel © Alex Vanhee
Jos van Immerseel and Anima Eterna present a rich programme full of colour and transparency.
****1
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Le nozze di Figaro given a stylish twist

Hazel McBain (Susanna) and Arshak Kuzikyan (Figaro) © KK Dundas
A perfect opera for students? Young singers and a stylish production of Le nozze di Figaro strike the balance between serious and comic.
****1
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Fun Mozart – a serious business

Freiburg Baroque Orchestra © Marco Borggreve
Perhaps the best jokers keep the straightest faces. For much of this evening at Wigmore Hall, the body language of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra portrayed serious musicians going about their serious business. 
****1
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