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Instrument: Percussion

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StockholmA Celebration of Georg Riedel

Riedel
Georg Riedel; Ekdahl / Bagge Big Band; Sarah Riedel; Carl Bagge; Erik Söderlind

LondonManchester Collective: Heavy Metal

Tabakova, Nobuto, Gordon, Gainsborough (Vessel), Dessner
Rakhi Singh; Manchester Collective; Wang Beibei

StockholmThe Radio Choir, Kaspars Putniņš and Schumann

Schumann, Hosokawa
Kaspars Putniņš; Swedish Radio Choir; Johan Lindström; Mika Takehara; Boel Adler

GothenburgThe Crescendoing City

Göteborgs Symfoniker (GBP)
Bjarnason
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Søndergård; Martin Grubinger

BerlinDie Schneekönigin

Penderbayne: Die Schneekönigin
Brigitte Dethier; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Carolin Mittler; Sophia Körber; Alexandra Ionis; Martin Gerke

BrusselsDrumming Live

La Monnaie De Munt
Reich: Drumming
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; Rosas; Jan Versweyveld; Dries Van Noten; Gerrit Nulens

PragueAdvent Concert IV - Dvořák goes to Jazz

Dvořák
Czech Philharmonic Jazz Band; Tomáš Kopáček; Jaroslav Halíř
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Two to tango: Gidon Kremer celebrates Piazzolla in Prague

With superb support from Kremerata Baltica and a smart set of soloists, Gidon Kremer continues a love affair that began 25 years ago.
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Child's play: Crumb and Strauss make unconventional bedfellows

Zubin Mehta brought together works by George Crumb and Richard Strauss in his latest concert as the Munich Philharmonic's honorary conductor.
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Experiments in Opera returns with a strange story of resurrection

Soprano Gelsey Bell instilled a very human spirit into the role of the troubled widow. The decidedly formal Jeffrey Gavett was well cast as the dead man. Their duets rang with perfection. 

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Devilish downpour cannot dampen The Soldier's Tale at the EIF

Rarely has so distinguished a group been assembled to give this work live; it would have shone as a highlight even in a normal year of visiting foreign ensembles and performers.
*****
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A pianist for all seasons: Argerich crowns festival with a debut

Martha Argerich gives a rare solo performance in the final programme of her festival, performing movements from Tchaikovsky's The Seasons for the very first time. 

Circus Days and Nights: Philip Glass takes opera to the big top

A world premiere of an opera by Philip Glass is bound to draw attention... especially when many of its performers are members of a circus troupe. 
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Trio Xenakis and friends at the Festival Singer-Polignac

With works by Carter, Reich, Taira and Bartók, the young percussion trio gives us a fine survey of the past century’s musical variety.
****1
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