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GöttingenFamilienfassung der Oper Arminio

Handel: Arminio
Johannes Hebsacker; Juri Tetzlaff

OranjewoudTinteltijd

Tinteltijd
Vivaldi, Saint-Saëns, Piazzolla, Stravinsky, Klein, Bach
Joke van Leeuwen; Noa Wildschut; TOEAC

OranjewoudYoga in concert

Yoga in concert
Jan Kuiper; Yvonne de Hoop

ZürichKrabbel-Konzert «Findus zieht um» Kinder von 1-3 Jahren

© Sven Nordqvist, Verlag Friedrich Oetinger
Renata Blum; Musicians from the Zurich Chamber Orchestra

OranjewoudMoving Letters

Moving Letters
Tijn Wybenga: Moving Letters
Jonne Kramer; Tijn Wybenga; Uri Eugenio; Wonder Ensemble

OranjewoudTinteltijd (again)

Tinteltijd (again)
Vivaldi, Saint-Saëns, Piazzolla, Stravinsky, Klein, Bach
Joke van Leeuwen; Noa Wildschut; TOEAC

AmsterdamHyena

Hyena
Haas: hyena
Bas Wiegers; Klangforum Wien; Mollena Lee Williams-Haas
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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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