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Performer: Sir Roger Norrington

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GlasgowSir Roger Norrington conducts Beethoven

Beethoven: Symphony no. 3 in E flat major "Eroica", Op.55
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Sir Roger Norrington

TokyoSir Roger Norrington conducts Brahms' Symphony no.2

NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo
Brahms: Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo; Sir Roger Norrington
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Sir Roger, over and out: Norrington bids a fond farewell with Haydn

After decades as a period instrument revolutionary, the 87-year old conductor bows out with “Dr Haydn's London Academy”, an entertaining recreation of concert-going in the 1790s.
****1
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Roll over Beethoven! Sir Roger Norrington parties like it’s 1985

Norrington was at the forefront of the period instrument revolution in Beethoven performance practice. Here, he returned to the Queen Elizabeth Hall with two major key symphonies. 
***11
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Norrington and LPO provide emotion and insight in Dido and Aeneas

Sir Roger Norrington and a strong cast joined a Baroque-style London Philharmonic Orchestra in a highly accomplished Dido and Aeneas, preceded by Handel’s clean and stately Water Music.
*****
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Dr Norrington's marvellous Mozart at the QEH

Sir Roger Norrington's all-Mozart feast was a joyous evening dedicated solely to playing as the composer and his audience would have recognised it. His affable introduction and the OAE's superb playing made a splendid evening.
****1
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Norrington and the SWR in heroic vein

An overture, a concerto and a symphony by the incomparable Beethoven delivered with heroic commitment by the SWR Symphony Orchestra, Sir Roger Norrington and Francesco Piemontesi.
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Songful Schumann from Sir Roger Norrington and the RSNO

Norrington's Schumann cycle with the RSNO begins convincingly.
****1
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