Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra

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LondonJiří Bělohlávek conducts the BBC Symphony Chorus in Dvořák's Requiem

Dvořák: Requiem, Op.89
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Jiří Bělohlávek; Kateřina Kněžíková; Jennifer Johnston; Richard Samek; Brindley Sherratt

LondonJohn Adams conducts Doctor Atomic

Adams: Doctor Atomic
John Adams; Penny Woolcock; Julia Bullock; Andrew Staples; Brindley Sherratt; Gerald Finley

LondonSaraki Oramo conducts Varèse

Varèse
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Sakari Oramo

LondonSir Andrew Davis conducts Elgar and Bliss

Elgar, Bliss
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Sir Andrew Davis; Emily Birsan; Ben Johnson; BBC Symphony Chorus

LondonSakari Oramo conducts Messiaen

Messiaen
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Sakari Oramo; Cynthia Millar; Steven Osborne
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Hungarian tingle factor: Bartók and Eötvös

In this concert, conducted by Simone Young, featuring works by Hungarians, Bartók and Eötvös,  the colour and virtuosity of both pieces was presented with an extra tingle factor.
****1
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Siren song: Detlev Glanert's *Megaris

Put Sakari Oramo in front of the BBCSO and invariably something magical happens. This concert included rare repertoire from two of Oramo's favourite Scandinavian composers. 
****1
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Lines of beauty: Rihm and Bruckner from the BBCSO

Lothar Koenigs conducted the BBC Symphony Orchestra in some highly horizontal-oriented Bruckner and the UK première of a genial piano concerto from Wolfgang Rihm with soloist Nicolas Hodges
****1
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Sensitive Schreker and energetic Rachmaninov from the BBC SO

A dramatic new work from Nicola LeFanu with soprano Rachel Nicholls and the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Ilan Volkov, together with a fine account of Schreker's Nachtstück.
***11
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Totally immersed in Glass

To celebrate Philip Glass’s 80th birthday the BBC honoured him with one their invaluable Total Immersion days, of which this concert with the BBCSO conducted by Marin Alsop was the climax.
****1
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