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Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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Impassioned musicianship at Snape's “Britten and Russia” weekend

Alban Gerhardt, Jac van Steen and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales © Snape Maltings
Britten's Cello Symphony and a no-holds-barred account of Shostakovich’s mighty Tenth Symphony at Snape Maltings
****1
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Prom 70: startling sounds from Jonny Greenwood at the Proms

Jonny Greenwood and Nicolas Magriel © BBC | Mark Allan
An inventive programme frames new music by a genre-defying composer and guitarist in a striking late-night concert.
***11
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Maritime pictures from Chan, Morison and the BBC NOW

Elim Chan conducts the BBC NOW © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Painting pictures in music can often be stimulating. In a programme inspired by the sea and by pictorial art, Elim Chan, Catriona Morison and the BBC NOW reveal the underlying colour. 
***11
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Prom 28: to the Moon via Russia

Tadaaki Otaka © Masahide Sato
The BBC NOW gave us two hearty Russian works and celebrated the lunar landing with a world premiere of Huw Watkins' The Moon.
***11
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Prom 26: Mozart Requiem trumps the War of the Romantics

Nathalie Stutzmann conducts the BBC NOW © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
The War of the Romantics – Brahms v Wagner – from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Nathalie Stutzmann, followed by an energetically powerful Mozart Requiem with the BBC National Chorus of Wales on fine form.
***11
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Prom 24: Strong Proms debut from Otto Tausk

Otto Tausk © Marco Borggreve
Evocative Smyth and impressively detailed Strauss from Tausk, and warm Dvořák with soulful playing from Daniel Müller-Schott.
****1
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