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Instrument: String ensemble

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MadridCiclo Satélites: Los contrabajos del s. XXI

Ciclo Satélites: Los contrabajos del s. XXI
Alm, García, Joplin
Brassone Quintet

BantryMain Evening Concert

Shostakovich, Weinberg, Dove
Yuriy Serov; Lyudmila Shkirtil; Festival Strings; Mate Bekavac

OxfordFrom Russia with Love

From Russia with Love
Borodin, Arensky, Tchaikovsky
The Strings of the Oxford Philharmonic; Yuri Zhislin

AmsterdamDevilish Dreams

Devilish Dreams
Tartini, Rolla, Locatelli, Paganini, Ysaÿe, Wieniawski
Lisa Jacobs; The String Soloists

OxfordCorona Strings perform Four Seasons by Vivaldi and Piazzolla in Oxford

Vivaldi, Piazzolla
Corona Strings; Janet Lince; Corona Baroque Ensemble; David Le Page

ViennaSchumann, Weinberg, Beethoven

Schumann, Weinberg, Beethoven
Altenberg Trio; Amiram Ganz; Christoph Stradner; Christopher Hinterhuber

GeraldtonThe Lark Ascending

Meurant, Vaughan Williams, Purcell, Britten
Australian Chamber Orchestra Collective; Pekka Kuusisto
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In Memoriam: Strauss and Brahms from the Soloists of the Oxford Philharmonic

Richard Strauss
Impeccable musicianship from the string soloists of the Oxford Philhamonic in stirring accounts of Brahms' String Sextet in G major and Strauss' Metamorphosen.
****1
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A feast for peripatetic music lovers in Istanbul

And Karabacak and the Semplice Quartet © Ersun Durmus
An arcane Armenian orthodox chapel, two glittering Greek Orthodox churches, a waterfront palazzo and a sumptuous Austrian villa were fascinating venues for a delightful day of mini-concerts at the Istanbul Festival.
****1
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A discovery of music from the Baltic

McFall's Chamber © Douglas Robertson
McFall's Chamber was full of surprises exploring 20th century music from the Baltic. The Finns' love affair with the Tango contrasted with passionate brooding Baltic landscapes – and there was a saw.
****1
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Thursday night is school night at Tête à Tête

Turandot Reimagined © Claire Shovelton
Two academically-motivated pieces make for a interesting, if not overly dramatic evening at Tête-à-Tête, including a project which seeks to re-orientalise Puccini's Turandot
**111
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Celebrating with the Turnovsky Jubilee Ensemble in Auckland

Bryony Gibson-Cornish, Ashley Brown and Natalie Lin © Matt Grace
A charming, if uneven, concert from Turnovsky Jubilee Ensemble in Auckland. 
***11
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Scottish Ensemble: A bracing Seavaigers in Glasgow

Sally Beamish © Ashley Coombes
Scottish Ensemble, Catriona McKay and Chris Stout in a programme mixing the classical and the Celtic; the composed and the improvised; the individually crafted and the collaboratively collaged.
****1
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Love and War in Bohemia with the Scottish Ensemble and Sophie Harmsen.

Sophie Harmsen © Günther Komnick
Love and War in Bohemia, with rising star mezzo Sophie Harmsen, an engaging evening of light and darkness, and a study of composer pupils with famous masters.
****1
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