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Antoine Tamestit

© Julien Mignot
Berlioz 150: Harold in Italy
Antoine Tamestit reflects on a much misunderstood work, initially rejected by Niccolò Paganini, and how he learnt to breathe life into the role of Byron's "Childe Harold"...
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LondonArtist Portrait: Daniil Trifonov

Beethoven, Shostakovich, Berlioz
London Symphony Orchestra; Gianandrea Noseda; Daniil Trifonov; Philip Cobb; Antoine Tamestit

LondonLSO Artist Portrait: Antoine Tamestit

Widmann, Bruckner
London Symphony Orchestra; Daniel Harding; Antoine Tamestit

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Brahms: String Quintet no. 2 in G major, Op.111
Antoine Tamestit; Quatuor Arod

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Mozart, Schumann
Antoine Tamestit; Jörg Widmann; Dénes Várjon

LondonAntoine Tamestit & Friends

Bach, Ligeti
Antoine Tamestit; Masaaki Suzuki
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A study in suffering: Currentzis at the Elbphilharmonie

Antoine Tamestit and Teodor Currentzis © Daniel Dittus
Teodor Currentzis, on tour with the SWR Symphony Orchestra, pairs two Russian masterpieces written a century apart: Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony and Schnittke's Viola Concerto with Antoine Tamestit.
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Byron's Harold the unlikely star in Gardiner's Berlioz Prom

Antoine Tamestit and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Antoine Tamestit takes a peripatetic approach to Byron's brooding hero, while Joyce DiDonato dies – twice – as Cleopatra and Dido. 
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Emotional extremes from the Belcea Quartet

Belcea Quartet © Marco Borggreve
The Belcea Quartet gave us bleak despair in their Shostakovich, but joined by Antoine Tamestit, they also gave us joyful Mozart and life-affirming Brahms.
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Tamestit presents first-class Bartók

Antoine Mignot © Julien Mignot
A concert marked by stylish playing that brought fresh colour to Debussy, virtuosity to Bartók and energy to Bruckner.
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Ashkenazy and the Philharmonia

Veronika Eberle © Marco Borggreve
Lively and joyful Schubert, elegant Mozart, and urgency, pace and exhilarating command in Elgar from Ashkenazy and the Philharmonia.
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