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Instrument: Narrator

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TokyoTemirkanov & St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra

Prokofiev: Ivan the Terrible, Op.116
St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra; Yuri Temirkanov; Nikolai Burov; Tokyo College of Music Chorus

LondonTchaikovsky: Notes & Letters

Tchaikovsky: Notes & Letters
Tchaikovsky
Simon Callow; Joan Rodgers; Roger Vignoles; Eblana String Trio

SabadellUna galaxia de músicas

Una galaxia de músicas
Williams, Goldsmith
Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès; Gustavo Gimeno; Iván Morales

BarcelonaUna galaxia de músicas

Una galaxia de músicas
Williams, Goldsmith
Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès; Gustavo Gimeno; Iván Morales

TerrassaUna galaxia de músicas

Una galaxia de músicas
Williams, Goldsmith
Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès; Gustavo Gimeno; Iván Morales

Tel AvivKaddish - Bernstein's Third Symphony

Bernstein: Symphony no. 3 "Kaddish"
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra; Ilan Volkov; Chen Reiss; Itay Tiran

LondonJóhann Jóhannsson: Last and First Men

Jóhannsson: Music for Last and First Men
London Symphony Orchestra; Daníel Bjarnason; Tilda Swinton
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Morlot brings underrated Stravinsky to dazzling life

Perséphone © Brandon Patoc
In their generous all-Stravinsky programme, Ludovic Morlot and Seattle Symphony uncover the hidden beauties of the neglected Perséphone through an innovative collaboration with visual artist Michael Curry.
*****
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Stravinsky’s Perséphone brought to life by Adès and Barry

Thomas Adès © Brian Voce
Glistening performances by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and combined forces under Thomas Adès bring to life Stravinsky’s Perséphone, with fiery premières of works by Adès himself and Gerald Barry.
****1
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Scottish Opera’s Ariadne auf Naxos is witty and passionate

Laura Zigmantaite (Dryad), Mardi Byers (Ariadne), Elizabeth Cragg (Naiad) and Lucy Hall (Echo) © Richard Campbell
Antony McDonald’s take on Ariadne auf Naxos, a co-production from Scottish Opera and Opera Holland Park, sparkles with wit. 
****1
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Musically superlative Das Floß der Medusa at DNO

Mamadou Ndiaye; Lenneke Ruiten (La Mort) © DNO 2018 | Monika Rittershaus
Ingo Metzmacher leads a musically formidable performance of Hans Werner Henze’s shipwreck oratorio. Romeo Castellucci’s staging engages the senses but remains emotionally distant.
****1
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A resurrection of a Hollywood oddity by Rattle and the LSO

Sir Simon Rattle © Mark Allan/Barbican/LSO
Sir Simon Rattle’s resurrection of a Hollywood extravaganza, the Genesis Suite, entertains at the Barbican. 
****1
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Hallé goes “beyond the score”

Sir Mark Elder © Benjamin Ealovega
"Muddle instead of music": three foreboding words laden with threat and designed to destroy the reputation of a promising composer writing in the grip of the Iron Fist. 
*****
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Cinematic splendour and patriotic fervour

Charles Dance, Louis Langrée and the Cincinnati Symphony © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
This was the first visit of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra to the Proms and in their native repetoire of Bernstein and Copland they had substantial success.
****1
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