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GlasgowKelemen Plays Bartók

Kelemen Plays Bartók
Kodály, Bartók
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Dausgaard; Barnabás Kelemen; Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Voices

GlasgowComposer Roots: Bartók and the Concerto

Composer Roots: Bartók and the Concerto
Kodály, Bartók
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Dausgaard; Simon Trpčeski

GlasgowComposer Roots: Nielsen’s Fifth

Composer Roots: Nielsen’s Fifth
Nielsen, Mozart
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Dausgaard; Martin Fröst

GlasgowComposer Roots: Nielsen’s Violin Concerto

Composer Roots: Nielsen’s Violin Concerto
Nielsen, Traditional
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Dausgaard; Henning Kraggerud; Dénise Beck; Benjamin Appl; The Danish String Quartet

LondonSteven Isserlis performs Elgar

Steven Isserlis performs Elgar
Britten, Elgar, Rachmaninov
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Thomas Dausgaard; Steven Isserlis
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Dausgaard shows the wisdom of Seattle Symphony's choice

Thomas Dausgaard © Thomas Grondahl
If Principal Guest Conductor and Music Director Designate Thomas Dausgaard wore his array of conducting posts as a series of medals on the lapel of his tux, it would weigh him down considerably. 
***11
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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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Climbing Strauss' magic mountain in Seattle

Thomas Dausgaard © Per Morten Abrahamsen
The Seattle Symphony's all-Strauss program included a refreshing take on the Four Last Songs with soprano Gun-Brit Barkman and a sonic tour de force in the rare Eine Alpensinfonie.
****1
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An ecstatic conclusion to a trilogy of Scottish concerts

Thomas Dausgaard © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra's prom brought to a fitting close a magical weekend of music from musicians north of the border.
****1
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