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DresdenKatja Riemann & Sebastian Knauer

Beethoven
Katja Riemann; Sebastian Knauer

LondonPercy Grainger

Grainger
London Symphony Orchestra; Sir Simon Rattle; Gerard McBurney

AmsterdamConcert om niet te vergeten (in Dutch)

Rossini, Mozart, Vivaldi, Schubert
VU-Orkest; Jan Willem de Vriend; Musicians from the Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest; Roberta Alexander; Emanuel Ax; Erik Scherder

AmsterdamScherpdenkers: Stef Biemans and Dominique Vleeshouwers (in Dutch)

© Maria Consuelo Alcaide
Stef Biemans; Dominique Vleeshouwers

LondonGaspard's Foxtrot

© James Mayhew
Prokofiev, Dove
Philharmonia Orchestra; Holly Mathieson; Zeb Soanes; James Mayhew

AmsterdamFamily Concert: De componist en de koningin (6+, in Dutch)

Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Remko Vrijdag

AmsterdamScherpdenkers: Esther van Fenema and Fuse (in Dutch)

Esther van Fenema; Fuse
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Twilight draws on LA Phil’s look back at Weimar Germany

Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
The Los Angeles Philharmonic under Salonen look back at the dwindling twilight years of the Weimar Republic. 
****1
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A shining Silver Lake from English Touring Opera

Ronald Samm (Olim) © Richard Hubert Smith
Weill's satirical fairytale bites just as hard today as it did in 1933.
****1
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Berlin im Licht: Philharmonia sheds light on the cabaret scene

Dagmar Manzel © Belinda Lawley

Despite engaging vocal performances and vivid orchestral playing, the Philharmonia Orchestra’s exploration of Weimar-era Berlin’s cabaret world added up to less than the sum of its parts.

***11
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Candide channels Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in Philadelphia

Erin Morley, Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Amanda Lynn Bottoms © The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Kevin Newbury see Candide as a coming-of-age story, placing it in their own high-school years, specifically 1992, making Westphalia a USA knockoff.
****1
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Cosmic energy from Kuusisto, Collon and the Aurora Orchestra

The Aurora Orchestra © Nick Rutter
The Aurora Orchestra and Collon engage audiences new and old with infectiously joyful Mozart and intensely virtuosic Adès, with Pekka Kuusisto.
*****
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Quintessentially English: Mark Wigglesworth and the RPO

Mark Wigglesworth © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Vaughan Williams' Fifth Symphony is given a great performance by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Cadogan Hall. 
*****
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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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