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Instrument: Lute

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BarcelonaThomas Dunford, Lute

© Julien Benhamou
Bach
Thomas Dunford, Lute

BerlinKammerkonzert 8: Come again

Komische Oper Berlin
Praetorius, Dowland, Britten
Anton Loginov; Dietrich Knappe; Julia Lindner de Azevedo Conte; Jin Kyung Kim

ZürichChamber Music @ZKO - Manoscritto Pignatelli

© Harald Hoffmann
Mancini, Porsile, Scarlatti, Porpora
Juliette De Banes Gardonne; Nicola Mosca; Emanuele Forni
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Plagues, passions and lamentation at the Ravenna Festival

Graciela Gibelli, Vittorio Ghielmi and Il Suonar Parlante © Luca Concas
Vittorio Ghielmi and his ll Suonar Parlante ensemble present a resonantly melancholy and reflective programme of music mourning loss as live performance returns to Italy.
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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.
****1
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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

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
****1
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