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HalleLeonard Bernstein zum 100. Geburtstag

Adams, Bernstein, Gershwin
Staatskapelle Halle; Eckart Preu; Joyce Yang

SalzburgFestkonzert

Festkonzert
Rossini, Wagner
Staatskapelle Berlin; Daniel Barenboim; Cecilia Bartoli; Jonas Kaufmann; Rolando Villazón

GöttingenArminio

Christopher Lowrey (Arminio) © Alciro Theodoro da Silva
Handel: Arminio
Laurence Cummings; Erich Sidler; Dirk Becker; Renée Listerdal; Anna Devin; Helena Rasker

ZürichWerther

Werther
Massenet: Werther
Lorenzo Viotti; Tatjana Gürbaca; Zurich Opera; Klaus Grünberg; Silke Willrett; Piotr Beczała; Margarita Gritskova

BerlinDon Carlo

Anja Harteros (Elisabetta) © Bernd Uhlig (2013)
Verdi: Don Carlo(s)
Donald Runnicles; Marco Arturo Marelli; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Ido Arad; Dagmar Niefind; Ildebrando D'Arcangelo

Bad SalzuflenKlassik zu Pfingsten - Orchesterkonzert 2

Schubert, Schumann
North West German Philharmonic; Frank Beermann; Julia Bauer

LondonLa bohème

Puccini: La bohème
Russell Keable; Monica McGhee; Hazel McBain; Nico Darmanin; Nicholas Morris
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Ott and de Waart bring magnificent Mozart and Dvořák to Antwerp

Alice Sara Ott © Jonas Becker
The Antwerp Symphony Orchestra make Dvořák’s Ninth Symphony sound like new, while Alice Sara Ott’s joy in playing Mozart is palpable.  
*****
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Tears on the picnic lawn: Madama Butterfly at Glyndebourne

Olga Busuioc (Cio-Cio San) © Robbie Jack
After dipping its toe in the cherry blossom for Glyndebourne's Tour in 2016, Annilese Miskimmon's staging of Puccini's gut-wrencher hits the main festival.
***11
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Elegant Mozart and a thrilling Mahler 6 from Milstein and RTÉ NSO

Nathalia Milstein © Frederic Labrouche
A well crafted, elegant Mozart Piano Concerto no. 23 in the first half counters the passions and tragedy of Mahler’s Symphony no. 6 in the second. 
***11
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Dampened fire: Don Carlo at the Deutsche Oper

Anja Harteros (Elisabetta) © Bernd Uhlig (2013)
Anja Harteros takes a while to hit her stride in a Don Carlo that doesn't quite gel.
***11
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Radulović's Barber the highlight at NFM Wrocław

Nemanja Radulović © Joanna Stoga
Eiji Oue doesn't quite convince in Bernstein and Copland, but Samuel Barber's Violin Concerto proves a winner. 
***11
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BBC Scottish looks to the north for a gripping end to the season

Thomas Dausgaard © Thomas Grondahl
BBCSSO with Thomas Dausgaard, the Lund Male Choir and soloists gave a thrilling performance of Sibelius’ Kullervo with Finnish folk musicians joining the forces.
****1
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Paradise Regained: Schumann’s secular oratorio in Berlin

Mikko Franck © Abramowitz | Radio France
Berliner Philharmoniker’s interpretation of Das Paradies und die Peri reaches for the heavens. 
***11
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Performers
12 ensembleAIMA Festival OrchestraATTACCA - Youth Orchestra of the Bayerische StaatsorchesterAcademy of Ancient MusicAcademy of St Martin in the FieldsAdelaide Symphony OrchestraAkademie für Alte Musik BerlinAmadeus Chamber OrchestraAmadeus OrchestraAmicus OrchestraAmsterdam Andalusian OrchestraAmsterdam Baroque OrchestraAmsterdam SinfoniettaAnhaltische Philharmonie DessauAnima Eterna BruggeAntwerp Symphony OrchestraArctic Philharmonic OrchestraArmonia AteneaArts Florissants, LesAtlanta Symphony OrchestraAuckland Philharmonia OrchestraAurora OrchestraAustralian Chamber OrchestraB'Rock OrchestraBBC Concert OrchestraBBC National Orchestra of WalesBBC PhilharmonicBBC Scottish Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraBaltimore Symphony OrchestraBamberger SymphonikerBampton Classical PlayersBarnet Symphony OrchestraBasel SinfoniettaBath PhilharmoniaBavarian Radio Symphony OrchestraBayerisches StaatsorchesterBayreuth Festival OrchestraBelgrade Philharmonic OrchestraBergen Philharmonic OrchestraBergen Philharmonic Youth OrchestraBerlin Deutsche Opera OrchestraBerlin Radio Symphony OrchestraBerliner PhilharmonikerBern Symphony OrchestraBilbao Orkestra SinfonikoaBlackwater Valley Opera Festival Chamber OrchestraBloomsbury Chamber OrchestraBlossom Festival BandBlueTrainOrchestraBonn Classical PhilharmonicBorusan Istanbul Philharmonic OrchestraBoston Pops OrchestraBoston Symphony OrchestraBoston Youth Symphony OrchestraBournemouth Symphony OrchestraBrandenburg SinfoniaBrandenburg State Orchestra FrankfurtBrent Symphony OrchestraBristol Concert OrchestraBristol Metropolitan OrchestraBristol Symphony OrchestraBritish SinfoniettaBritten SinfoniaBritten Sinfonia AcademyBrno PhilharmonicBruckner Orchester LinzBrussels PhilharmonicBucharest George Enescu Philharmonic OrchestraBudapest Festival OrchestraBuffalo Philharmonic OrchestraBundesjugendorchester (German Youth Orchestra)CBSO Youth OrchestraCadaqués Orchestra EnsembleCambridge Symphony OrchestraCamerata BernCamerata SalzburgCamerata WalesCanada's National Arts Centre OrchestraCanadian Opera Company OrchestraCappella Andrea BarcaCentral Aichi Symphony OrchestraCentral England CamerataCentral Ohio SymphonyChamber Orchestra of EuropeChelsea Opera Group OrchestraChetham Symphony OrchestraChicago Lyric Opera OrchestraChicago Symphony OrchestraChildren from El Sistema SödertaljeChineke! OrchestraChoeur de l'Opéra National de LorraineCincinnati Symphony OrchestraCity of Birmingham Symphony OrchestraCity of Birmingham Symphony Youth OrchestraCity of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra (CCSO)City of London SinfoniaCivic Orchestra of ChicagoCollegium 1704Collegium Musicum BambergColorado SymphonyConcentus Musicus WienConcert des Nations, LeConcertgebouw KamerorkestConcerto BrandenburgConcerto BudapestConcerto KölnCorelli OrchestraCzech National Symphony OrchestraCzech Philharmonic OrchestraDetroit Symphony OrchestraDeutsch-amerikanische JugendakademieDeutsche Kammerphilharmonie BremenDeutsches Symphonie-Orchester BerlinDorset County OrchestraDortmund Philharmonic OrchestraDowntown SinfoniettaDresden PhilharmonicDresdner BarockorchesterDresdner FestspielorchesterDrottningholm Theatre OrchestraDubrovnik Symphony OrchestraDuisburger PhilharmonikerDutch philharmonic orchestraDüsseldorfer SymphonikerEarly Opera Company OrchestraEast Anglia Chamber OrchestraElbipolis Barockorchester HamburgElbland Philharmonie SachsenEnglish Arts OrchestraEnglish Baroque SoloistsEnglish Chamber OrchestraEnglish Concert, TheEnglish National Ballet PhilharmonicEnglish National Opera OrchestraEnglish Symphony OrchestraEnglish Touring Opera OrchestraEnsemble EsperanzaEnsemble HögstadieeleverEnsemble IntercontemporainEnsemble VariancesEnsemble orchestral contemporainEssen Philharmonic OrchestraEstonian Festival OrchestraEuropean Union Chamber OrchestraEuropean Union Youth OrchestraEuskadiko Orkestra SinfonikoaFestspielOrchester GöttingenFilarmonica Arturo ToscaniniFilarmonica Gioachino RossiniFilarmonica del Teatro Comunale di BolognaFilarmonica della ScalaFrankfurt Radio SymphonyFranz Liszt Academy of Music BudapestFranz Liszt Chamber OrchestraFreiburger BarockorchesterFulham Symphony OrchestraGaechinger Cantorey Stuttgart OrchestraGarsington Opera OrchestraGeidai Philharmonia Orchestra, TokyoGloucestershire Symphony OrchestraGothenburg SymphonyGrand HarmonieGrazer Philharmonisches OrchesterGstaad Festival OrchestraGuildhall Young MusiciansGustav Mahler JugendorchesterGävle SymfoniorkesterGöteborg Opera OrchestraGürzenich OrchestraHamburg PhilharmonicHamburger CamerataHamburger SymphonikerHampstead Garden Opera OrchestraHanover Band, TheHaute école de musique Genève Orchestra AcademyHavant Symphony OrchestraHelsinki Philharmonic OrchestraHeritage OrchestraHet BalletorkestHet Gelders OrkestHong Kong Philharmonic OrchestraHong Kong SinfoniettaHornton Chamber OrchestraHorsham Symphony OrchestraHounslow Symphony OrchestraHungarian National Philharmonic OrchestraHungarian Radio Symphony OrchestraHungarian State Opera OrchestraHyogo Performing Arts Centre OrchestraHändelfestspielorchester HalleI Culture OrchestraIceland Symphony OrchestraIl GardellinoIl Gusto BaroccoIl giardino armonicoInstrumental Ensemble des Opernhauses ZürichInsula OrchestraInternational Chamber EnsembleIsrael Philharmonic OrchestraJapan Philharmonic OrchestraJazz Orchestra of the ConcertgebouwJerusalem Symphony OrchestraJeugdOrkest NederlandJeune Orchestre de l'AbbayeJohn Wilson OrchestraJove Orquestra Nacional de Catalunya (JONC)Jugendorchester BambergJupiter OrchestraJurmala Festival OrchestraKammerakademie PotsdamKammerorchester BaselKansas City SymphonyKensington Olympia Baroque EnsembleKensington Symphony OrchestraKing's College Symphony OrchestraKobolov Novaya Opera Orchestra of MoscowKomorní filharmonie PardubiceKonzerthausorchester BerlinKremerata BalticaKärntner SinfonieorchesterKölner AkademieKölner KammerorchesterL'Orchestre de Chambre de GenèveLA Opera OrchestraLSO On Track OrchestraLa Cetra Baroque OrchestraLa Locomotora NegraLa Simphonie du MaraisLatvia's Centenary Youth Symphony OrchestraLatvian National Opera OrchestraLe BalconLe Concert d'AstréeLe Musiche NoveLeipzig Gewandhaus OrchestraLes Frivolités ParisiennesLes Métamorphoses OrchestraLes SièclesLithuanian National Symphony OrchestraLondon City OrchestraLondon Contemporary OrchestraLondon Gala OrchestraLondon Handel OrchestraLondon Musical ArtsLondon Musical Arts EnsembleLondon Orchestra ProjectLondon Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Phoenix OrchestraLondon Pro Arte OrchestraLondon Repertoire OrchestraLondon SinfoniettaLondon Symphony OrchestraLos Angeles Philharmonic OrchestraLos Angeles VirtuosiLucerne Festival AcademyMAV Symphony OrchestraMDR Symphony OrchestraMET Orchestra, TheMIAGI (Music is a great investment) Youth OrchestraMagna SinfoniaMahler Chamber OrchestraMalmo Symphony OrchestraMalta Philharmonic OrchestraMalta Youth OrchestraMariinsky Theatre OrchestraMarseille Philharmonic OrchestraMartin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg Chamber OrchestraMediterranean Youth OrchestraMelbourne Symphony OrchestraMembers of the European Union Youth OrchestraMembers of the Kammerakademie PotsdamMembers of the Munich PhilharmonicMendelssohn Chamber Orchestra LeipzigMeridian SinfoniaMetropole OrkestMilwaukee Symphony OrchestraMinnesota OrchestraMitglieder der Münchner PhilharmonikerMitglieder des ODEON-JugendsinfonieorchestersMonteverdi Continuo EnsembleMunich Philharmonic OrchestraMunich Radio OrchestraMusicAeterna OrchestraMusicians of the Sydney Symphony OrchestraMusiciens de l'Orchestre national d'Île-de-FranceMusiciens du Louvre Grenoble, LesMusikkollegium WinterthurNDR Elbphilharmonie OrchesterNDR JugendsinfonieorchesterNFM Wrocław PhilharmonicNHK Symphony Orchestra TokyoNationaal Jeugd OrkestNational Arts Centre OrchestraNational Orchestra of BelgiumNational Symphony OrchestraNational Youth Jazz OrchestraNational Youth Orchestra of Great BritainNational Youth Orchestra of Scotland, TheNational Youth Orchestra of WalesNationaltheater Orchestra MannheimNederlands KamerorkestNeojiba Orchestra Youth Orchestra of BahiaNetherlands Chamber OrchestraNetherlands Philharmonic OrchestraNetherlands Radio PhilharmonicNeue Philharmonie WestfalenNew Jersey Symphony OrchestraNew York Philharmonic OrchestraNew Zealand Symphony OrchestraNoord Nederlands OrkestNorddeutsche OrchesterakademieNorrköping Symphony OrchestraNorth Netherlands OrchestraNorth West German PhilharmonicNorthern Chamber OrchestraNorthwest SinfoniettaNorwegian National Opera OrchestraNottingham Philharmonic OrchestraOdense Symphony OrchestraOistrakh Symphony of ChicagoOpera Australia OrchestraOpera Frankfurt OrchestraOrchester Wiener AkademieOrchester der KlangVerwaltungOrchester der Komischen Oper BerlinOrchester der SchlossfestspieleOrchester des Staatstheaters KasselOrchester des WandelsOrchestra Ensemble KanazawaOrchestra Giovanile Luigi CherubiniOrchestra Haydn di Bolzano e TrentoOrchestra La Scintilla ZurichOrchestra LudwigOrchestra NovaOrchestra Pro AnimaOrchestra Sinfonica G RossiniOrchestra Sinfonica Nazionale RAIOrchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe VerdiOrchestra VictoriaOrchestra WellingtonOrchestra at Temple SquareOrchestra de Opéra Royal de Wallonie-LiègeOrchestra del Maggio Musicale FiorentinoOrchestra del Puccini FestivalOrchestra del Teatro Carlo FeliceOrchestra del Teatro Regio di TorinoOrchestra del Teatro alla ScalaOrchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di RomaOrchestra del Teatro di San CarloOrchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa CeciliaOrchestra dell'Accademia Teatro alla ScalaOrchestra della Svizzera ItalianaOrchestra of Collegium Vocale GentOrchestra of Novaya OperaOrchestra of Opera North Orchestra of Scottish Opera, TheOrchestra of St John'sOrchestra of St Luke'sOrchestra of The Sixteen, TheOrchestra of the Age of EnlightenmentOrchestra of the AntipodesOrchestra of the Eighteenth CenturyOrchestra of the Finnish National OperaOrchestra of the Ludwigsburg FestivalOrchestra of the Music MakersOrchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent GardenOrchestra of the Slovak National TheatreOrchestra of the Teatr WielkiOrchestra of the Teatro La FeniceOrchestra of the Vienna State OperaOrchestra of the Vienna VolksoperOrchestre ClujOrchestre Dijon-BourgogneOrchestre Les AccentsOrchestre MétropolitainOrchestre National de Bordeaux-AquitaineOrchestre National de FranceOrchestre National de LilleOrchestre National de LorraineOrchestre National de LyonOrchestre National de PicardieOrchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse Orchestre Ose !Orchestre PasdeloupOrchestre Philharmonique Royal de LiègeOrchestre Philharmonique de Monte-CarloOrchestre Philharmonique de Radio FranceOrchestre Régional Avignon-ProvenceOrchestre Régional de NormandieOrchestre Révolutionnaire et RomantiqueOrchestre Symphonique de MontréalOrchestre Symphonique de MulhouseOrchestre Symphonique de la MonnaieOrchestre Symphonique et Lyrique de NancyOrchestre d'AuvergneOrchestre de Chambre de LausanneOrchestre de Chambre de ParisOrchestre de LutetiaOrchestre de ParisOrchestre de l'Opéra National de ParisOrchestre de l'Opéra de LyonOrchestre de l'Opéra de MarseilleOrchestre de l'Opéra de Rouen Haute-NormandieOrchestre de la Suisse RomandeOrchestre des Champs-ElyséesOrchestre des Jeunes d'Île-de-FranceOrchestre des Pays de SavoieOrchestre national d'Île de FranceOrchestre philharmonique de StrasbourgOrchestre symphonique de QuébecOrfeus BarockensembleOrion Symphony OrchestraOrkest van de Achttiende EeuwOrkest van het OostenOrpheus Chamber OrchestraOrpheus SinfoniaOrquesta Barroca de SevillaOrquesta Ciudad de GranadaOrquesta Filarmónica de Gran CanariaOrquesta Filarmónica de MálagaOrquesta Filarmónica de México UNAMOrquesta Filarmónica de SantiagoOrquesta Joven de la OSGOrquesta Nacional de EspañaOrquesta Sinfonica de BarcelonaOrquesta Sinfónica Nacional de CubaOrquesta Sinfónica Nacional de MéxicoOrquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y LeónOrquesta Sinfónica de ChileOrquesta Sinfónica de GaliciaOrquesta Sinfónica de NavarraOrquesta Sinfónica de RTVEOrquesta Sinfónica de TenerifeOrquesta Sinfónica de la Región de MurciaOrquesta Sinfónica del Gran Teatre del LiceuOrquesta Sinfónica del Principado de AsturiasOrquesta Titular del Teatro RealOrquesta de Cámara Andrés SegoviaOrquesta de CórdobaOrquesta de ExtremaduraOrquesta de ValenciaOrquesta de la Comunidad de MadridOrquestra Nacional Clàssica d'AndorraOrquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de CatalunyaOrquestra Simfònica de les Illes Balears "Ciutat de Palma"Orquestra Simfònica del VallèsOrquestra de CadaquésOrquestra de GironaOrquestra de la Comunitat ValencianaOslo Philharmonic OrchestraOxford Philharmonic OrchestraOxford Proms OrchestraPKF Prague PhilharmoniaPacific SymphonyPerrin, RolandPetersfield OrchestraPhiladelphia OrchestraPhilharmonia Baroque OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraPhilharmonia ZürichPhilharmonie Südwestfalen - Landesorchester Nordrhein WestfalenPhilharmonie ZuidnederlandPhoenix SymphonyPinner Festival OrchestraPolish National Radio Symphony OrchestraPrague National Theatre OrchestraPrague State Opera OrchestraQuesta MusicaRCM Chamber OrchestraRCM Symphony OrchestraRTÉ National Symphony OrchestraRadio Filharmonisch OrkestReal Filharmonía de GaliciaReal Orquesta Sinfónica de SevillaRecreation-Großes Orchester GrazResidentie OrkestRoma Sinfonietta OrchestraRotterdam Philharmonic OrchestraRoyal Academy of Music Chamber OrchestraRoyal Academy of Music studentsRoyal Ballet SinfoniaRoyal Concertgebouw OrchestraRoyal Liverpool Philharmonic OrchestraRoyal Liverpool Philharmonic Youth OrchestraRoyal Northern SinfoniaRoyal Orchestral SocietyRoyal Philharmonic Concert OrchestraRoyal Philharmonic OrchestraRoyal Scottish National OrchestraRoyal Stockholm Philharmonic OrchestraRoyal Swedish OrchestraRussian National OrchestraRussian State Symphony OrchestraSalzburg Mozarteum OrchestraSan Diego SymphonySan Francisco Opera OrchestraSan Francisco SymphonySavonlinna Opera Festival OrchestraScherzo orchestraScottish Chamber OrchestraSeattle Symphony OrchestraSimeon-OrchesterSimfònica de Cobla i CordaSinfonietta CracoviaSinfonietta RīgaSingapore National Youth OrchestraSingapore Symphony ChorusSingapore Symphony OrchestraSlovak PhilharmonicSofia PhilharmonicSofia SymphonicsSoloists of the Teatro alla Scala AcademySounds of IstanbulSouthampton Concert OrchestraSouthbank SinfoniaSouthern Sinfonia Baroque OrchestraSt Albans Symphony OrchestraSt Petersburg Philharmonic OrchestraSt Petersburg Symphony OrchestraStaatskapelle BerlinStaatskapelle HalleStaatsorchester Rheinische PhilharmonieStaatsorchester StuttgartStaatsphilharmonie NürnbergStanislavsky Music Theatre OrchestraStirling OrchestraStoneleigh Training OrchestraStoneleigh Youth OrchestraStrauss Festival Orchester WienStuttgart Chamber OrchestraStyriarte Festspiel-OrchesterSwedish Chamber OrchestraSwedish Radio Symphony OrchestraSwing Dance OrchestraSydney Symphony OrchestraSymfonisch Orkest Opera VlaanderenSächsische Staatskapelle DresdenSächsisches BarockorchesterTallinn Chamber OrchestraTargu Mures Philharnonic OrchestraTeatro alla Scala Academy OrchestraTekfen Philharmonic OrchestraThe Chamber Orchestra of PhiladelphiaThe Clarion OrchestraThe Cleveland OrchestraThe Colburn OrchestraThe Edinburgh Singers SinfoniaThe HalléThe Holst OrchestraThe King's ConsortThe KnightsThe Metropolitan Opera OrchestraThe Norwegian Radio OrchestraThe Orchestra of Classical OperaThe Royal Danish OrchestraThe Tonerl Symphony OrchestraTokyo City Philharmonic OrchestraTokyo Metropolitan Symphony OrchestraTokyo Philharmonic OrchestraTokyo Symphony OrchestraTonhalle Orchestra ZurichTonkünstler OrchestraToronto Symphony OrchestraToronto Symphony Youth OrchestraTrafalgar SymphoniaTrinity Laban's Symphony OrchestraTrinity Orchestra HarrowUkelele Orchestra of Great BritainUlster OrchestraUnknownUral Philharmonic OrchestraVancouver Symphony OrchestraVarignana Music Festival OrchestraVenice Baroque OrchestraVespres d'ArnadiVienna Chamber OrchestraVienna Philharmonic OrchestraVienna Radio Symphony OrchestraVienna Symphony OrchestraViolons du Roy, LesVorarlberg Symphony OrchestraWDR Symphony Orchestra CologneWarsaw Philharmonic OrchestraWashington National Opera OrchestraWest of England Youth OrchestraWest-Eastern Divan OrchestraWiener VirtuosenWorld Orchestra for PeaceWroclaw Philharmonic OrchestraWuerttemberg Chamber OrchestraWürth PhilharmonicWürttembergische Philharmonie ReutlingenYamagata Symphony OrchestraYomiuri Nippon Symphony OrchestraYoung Musicians Symphony OrchestraYouth Orchestra of the AmericasZagreb PhilharmonicZefiro Baroque OrchestraZugló Philharmony OrchestraZurich Chamber Orchestra