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A Beethoven Ninth to remember from Rattle and the LSO

Sir Simon Rattle conducts the LSO © Candice Witton

Is it still permitted to play the Adagio of Beethoven's Ninth like this?

*****
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Hansel and Gretel reloaded in Zurich

Marina Prudenskaya (Witch) © T+T/Tanja Dorendorf
Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel has appeal for all ages, but Robert Carsen’s production is a different take on the beloved fairy tale.
***11
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Prom 48: Rattle and the LSO play Ravel

Magdalena Kožená in L'Enfant et les sortilèges © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Neither Simon Rattle nor Magdalena Kožena could resist a tendency to add sentiment.
***11
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Poise and transparency from Elder and the Hallé

Sir Mark Elder © Russell Hart
It was only in the final moments of The Firebird that the orchestra let themselves go, following a series of sensitive and transparent performances.
****1
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Carry on Cleo: Joélle Harvey triumphs at Glyndebourne

Sarah Connolly (Giulio Cesare) and Joélle Harvey (Cleopatra) © Bill Cooper
Interviewed at the time of this production's first outing, McVicar declared that “Entertainment is not a dirty word”. His Giulio Cesare remains a hugely entertaining opera production.
****1
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