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Performer: Juanjo Mena

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CincinnatiA Lush and Rhythmic Romance

Gabrieli, Bernstein, MacMillan, Ravel
Juanjo Mena; May Festival Chorus; David Daniels

LondonProm 4: Shostakovich’s ‘Leningrad’ Symphony

Lindberg, Shostakovich
BBC Philharmonic; Juanjo Mena; Mark Simpson

LondonProm 34: Barber, Britten & Copland

Walton, Copland, Britten, Barber
BBC Philharmonic; Juanjo Mena; Sally Matthews

SchweinfurtBamberger Symphoniker

Brahms, Schumann
Bamberger Symphoniker; Juanjo Mena; Vadim Gluzman; Andrei Godik; Kimiko Imani

BambergBrahms and Schumann

Brahms, Schumann
Bamberger Symphoniker; Juanjo Mena; Vadim Gluzman; Andrei Godik; Kimiko Imani
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The Showy and the Sublime in Lucerne

George Li © Simon Fowler
English and Russian repertoire for Switzerland's oldest symphony orchestra. 
***11
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Lupo’s Ravel with Mena & the LPO steals the show

Benedetto Lupo © Carlo Cofano
Impressive Ravel from Benedetto Lupo, with pleasing Debussy and Delius, and a strong performance of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring from Juanjo Mena and the LPO.
****1
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Renaud Capuçon finds the tragedy in Shostakovich

Renaud Capuçon © Mat Hennek
The UK première of Shchedrin's Dialogues with Shostakovich was followed by powerful Shostakovich. 
****1
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Juanjo Mena and BBC Philharmonic unlock Mahler's Third

Juanjo Mena © Michal Novak
Juanjo Mena begins the final year of his stint with the BBC Philharmonic with a warm interpretation of Mahler's Third Symphony.
****1
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Contemplations on death from Tchaikovsky and Simpson

Juanjo Mena © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Juanjo Mena and the BBC Philharmonic juxtaposed Simpson's oratorio, The Immortal, inspired by mediums and seances, with Tchaikovsky's Sixth Symphony where life slips away into the void.
***11
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