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AberdeenMozart’s ‘Jupiter’ Symphony

Mozart’s ‘Jupiter’ Symphony
Mozart, Britten, Bridge
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Claire Booth; Laura Samuel

GlasgowPintscher Conducts Dvořák

Pintscher Conducts Dvořák
Smetana, Chopin, Dvořák
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Matthias Pintscher; David Kadouch

GlasgowComposer Roots: Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.3

Composer Roots: Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.3
Traditional, Rachmaninov
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Dausgaard; Behzod Abduraimov; BBC Singers

GlasgowSibelius’s ‘Kullervo’

Sibelius’s ‘Kullervo’
Traditional, Sibelius
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Helena Juntunen; Benjamin Appl

BrugesBBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Elgar
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Martyn Brabbins; Nicolas Altstaedt
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Dreams and nightmares from BBCSSO at Sage Gateshead

Yan Pascal Tortelier © IMG Artists
Breezy Ravel from Steven Osborne and a clear warning about the dangers of drug-taking from the BBCSSO at Sage Gateshead.
****1
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A whiff of incense as the Proms explore Rachmaninov and religion

Thomas Dausgaard and the BBC Scottish SO © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Rachmaninov was not an especially religious man, yet he composed religious music, most famously the haunting All-Night Vigil (or Vespers) which was the climax to this evening's two Proms. 
****1
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Prom 36: A double dose of darkness

Thomas Dausgaard © Per Morten Abrahamsen
It is dramaturgically risky pitting one musically dark and unfinished work against another. Thomas Dausgaard and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra rose to the challenge in Schubert and Mahler.
***11
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Drama, modernism, philosophy and grandeur

Ilan Volkov and the BBC Scottish SO © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Ilan Volkov and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra deliver a flawless execution on a night of premières at the Royal Albert Hall.
****1
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Dazzling and searching in English greats

John Wilson and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra © BBC | Mark Allan
A striking performance of The Planets had people humming their favourite bits on their way out of the hall, but the real winner was Vaughan Williams’ neglected valedictory symphony.
***11
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