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Instrument: Percussion ensemble

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BirminghamCBSO Folk Fusion

Kirsty Lovie; Adam Römer; CBSO Percussion Ensemble

Londonthe greenhouse effect: Nonclassical

Barbican
Molitor, Quinta, Bauckholt, Vergette
London Triangle Orchestra; Abstruckt Ensemble; Katherine Tinker; Laura Moody; Linda Jankowska

ValladolidSad Case / Kübler-Ross / Morgen / Passengers Within

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Various, Vivaldi, Alcalde, Glass
Sol León; Paul Lightfoot; Andrea Schermoly; Nacho Duato; Joaquín de Luz; Compañía Nacional de Danza; Tom Bevoort

AlbaceteSad Case / Kübler-Ross / Morgen / Passengers Within

Listing filler
Various, Vivaldi, Alcalde, Glass
Sol León; Paul Lightfoot; Andrea Schermoly; Nacho Duato; Joaquín de Luz; Compañía Nacional de Danza; Tom Bevoort

MadridSad Case / Kübler-Ross / Morgen / Passengers Within

Listing filler
Various, Vivaldi, Alcalde, Glass
Sol León; Paul Lightfoot; Andrea Schermoly; Nacho Duato; Joaquín de Luz; Compañía Nacional de Danza; Tom Bevoort

MadridSatélite 23: Tradición y modernidad

Badalo, von Bingen, Ligeti
Daniela Vladimirova; Marta de Andrés; Neopercusión

ParisChristian Benning Percussion Group

Beethoven, Ravel, Cage, Corea, Glentworth, Živković
Christian Benning Percussion Group
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A Dark Ride in a Floppy Machine: Colin Currie Quartet at Kings Place

Steve Reich and Julia Wolfe feature in Colin Currie Quartet's Full Dark Ride at London's Kings Place, to launch the “Sound Unwrapped” extravaganza. 
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A sandbox on pillars at the Baryshnikov Arts Center

Andy Akiho’s Seven Pilllars is a decidedly complex composition, a long palindrome that, as placed by Sandbox Percussion, finds beauty almost in spite of itself.

****1
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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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Dudamel unveils new percussion concerto in LA

His fans presented him with not one but two impromptu birthday serenades before and after the Brahms. "I'm getting old," Gustavo admitted ruefully to his public. He's only 36. 
****1
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Bartók meets Hitchcock: the music of horror and the night

It takes artistic courage to devote almost a whole concert to music associated with cinema, but then Richard Tognetti, the artistic director and concert master of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, never lacked creative thinking or musical audacity. 
****1
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Magnificent 12 hour Prom closes a reinvigorated Holland Festival

Ruth Mackenzie, Holland Festival’s vivacious and invigorating new director, closed her first edition with a twelve hour Prom, reinventing it as a mini-festival at Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw.
*****
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The Labèque sisters with the Kalakan trio

Piano sisters Katia and Marielle, with the help of Kalakan, a trio of basque musicians, give us varied melodies, rhythms, colours of the musical horizon. It's a concert which achieves remarkable consistency in spite of its eclectic programme.
****1
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