Performer: National Orchestra of Belgium

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BrusselsBridge, Sibelius, Adès, Debussy

Bridge, Sibelius, Adès, Debussy
National Orchestra of Belgium; Hugh Wolff; Esther Yoo

HasseltIves, Haydn, Strauss

Ives, Haydn, Strauss R.
National Orchestra of Belgium; Hugh Wolff; Steven Isserlis

BrusselsIves, Haydn, Strauss

Ives, Haydn, Strauss R.
National Orchestra of Belgium; Hugh Wolff; Steven Isserlis

BrusselsDebussy, Ravel, Wagner, Strauss

Debussy, Ravel, Wagner, Strauss R.
National Orchestra of Belgium; Eivind Aadland; Frank Braley

Brusselsd'Hoop, Grieg, Shostakovich

d'Hoop, Grieg, Shostakovich
National Orchestra of Belgium; Hugh Wolff; Gabriela Montero
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Wrong rep sinks opera evening at the Concertgebouw

Mismatching between programme and performers resulted in a disappointing evening of operatic all-time favourites.
**111
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World première shines at BOZAR

The world première of Giya Kancheli’s Nu.Mu.Zu is the blow-your-socks-off highlight of an evening that includes colourful playing of Falla and Strauss.
****1
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Nikolai Lugansky breathes new life into Rachmaninov 2 at BOZAR

It can be a strange experience to listen to Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto no. 2 without the visuals of Celia Johnson’s doe-eyed sadness and Trevor Howard’s tortured half-smile to go with it, so synonymous is the work with Brief Encounter, Noël Coward’s celebrated paean to 1940s English morality and thwarted love.
*****
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Brussels does Vienna: The National Orchestra of Belgium take on Mozart and the mighty Bruckner 4

Brussels’ Palais des Beaux-Arts occupies the site where once stood the Pensionnat Héger, the school where Charlotte and Emily Brontë lived during their sojourn in the Belgian capital – an appropriate setting, as it is not difficult to imagine Bruckner’s mighty Fourth Symphony underscoring one of the sisters’ Gothic tales of unrequited love.
****1
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Fazil Say mit großer Klangvielfalt

Fazil Say zog das Düsseldorfer Publikum mit seinem emotionsgeladenen Spiel in den Bann.
****1
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