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BerlinFaust, Bezuidenhout, von der Goltz & Kenny

© Felix Broede
Bach, von Westhoff, Biber
Isabelle Faust; Elizabeth Kenny; Kristin von der Goltz

BudapestVilde Frang, Alina Ibragimova...

Rebel, Schubert, Ridout, Vivaldi
Members of the Festival Academy Budapest; Balázs Szabó; Alina Ibragimova; Katalin Kokas; Enrico Bronzi

BudapestHornung, Gallardo, Popovici...

Bach, Bartók, Shostakovich
Dmitry Smirnov; Dóra Kokas; Benedek Csalog; Soma Dinyés

BudapestLate night concert and bathe in Széchenyi Bath

Bach, Haydn
Barnabás Kelemen; Katalin Kokas; Maxim Rysanov; Razvan Popovici

BudapestCohen, Ránki, Klukon, Smirnov...

Tornyai, Bach, Liszt, Blow, Beethoven
Dmitry Smirnov; Balázs Szabó; Edit Klukon; Dezsö Ránki

BudapestMintz, Lee, Cohen...

Schubert, Mendelssohn, Boulez, Monteverdi, Handel, Purcell, Leclair
Members of the Festival Academy Budapest; Domonkos Héja; Dejan Lazić; José Gallardo; Shlomo Mintz; Razvan Popovici

LondonTrials and Tribulations

Dowland, Danyel, Purcell, Kapsberger
Zoe Brookshaw; Eligio Quinteiro
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Almira's Songbook: Handel meets the world of Spanish music

Seconda Prat!ca – Chiefs of Music and Queen’s Singers © Alciro Theodoro da Silva
A mix of arias from Handel's first opera with music from Renaissance and Baroque Spain with an accomplished group of performers provides a rich and satisfying experience.
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Sounds of darkness in Cantata Profana's “Visions of Silence”

Cantata Profana © Russ Rowland

An eerie program of resonant sounds and sacred songs overtakes New York’s St Peter's Chelsea with Alvin Lucier, Salvatore Sciarrino and Galina Ustvokskaya alongside 17th-century works for an evening not short on drama.

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Bostridge's Shakespeare Songs at Wigmore Hall

Ian Bostridge © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Shakespeare songs turned out to be more of a Shakespeare feast starring Antonio Pappano, Ian Bostridge and the exceptional Eve Best.
***11
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A sliver of musical reflection

Maria João Pires © Felix Broede | DG
To celebrate a popular thinker's influence across the breadth of the arts in a single concert is clearly no small ambition. This programme sagged under the weight of its disparate components, but the individual works shone brilliantly.
***11
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Albrecht Mayer charms the Tonhalle

Widely considered one of the finest oboists of his generation, Albrecht Mayer gave a riveting performance with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra at the city’s Tonhalle.
****1
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The Music of Silence - The Magic of the Lute

German lutenist Andreas Martin gives a masterly performance of Bach's lute works in Malta
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Europe by candlelight: Padmore follows Charles Burney

Mark Padmore gives a matchless demonstration of English singing as he and the English Concert follow 18th century historian Charles Burney on his travels around Europe.
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