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Venue: Anvil, Basingstoke

March 2018
Evening performance
Matinee performance
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RG21 7QR
United Kingdom
Google maps51° 16' 5.466" N 1° 5' 26.844" W
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BasingstokeBach's St Matthew Passion

Bach's St Matthew Passion
Bach: St Matthew Passion, BWV244
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; Mark Padmore; Roderick Williams; Claudia Huckle; Hugo Hymas

BasingstokeSalonen conducts Mahler

© Nicolas Brodard
Beethoven, Mahler
Philharmonia Orchestra; Esa-Pekka Salonen; David Fray

BasingstokeBohemian Fire

© Charlotte Abramow / DG
Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Kirill Karabits; Nemanja Radulović

BasingstokeMendelssohn & Brahms

© Christine Bush
Mendelssohn, Brahms
Philharmonia Orchestra; Daniele Gatti

BasingstokeVerdi Requiem

Verdi: Messa da Requiem
London Ulysses Orchestra; Cathal Garvey; Newbury Choral Society; Billingshurst Choral Society
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Transcended Bruckner with the BSO in Basingstoke

Kirill Karabits © Sasha Gusov
Shining brass highlighted an honest Bruckner Eight which was preceded by Mozart’s Piano Concerto in A major played by Robert Levin.
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Gardner brings Elgar vividly to life in Basingstoke

Edward Gardner conducts the Philharmonia at The Anvil © Camilla Greenwell
New and old rubbed shoulders in this thrilling Philharmonia Orchestra concert of Elgar and Joseph Phibbs.
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A not so brief encounter with the Moscow Phil

Yuri Simonov © Ivan Smirnov
An earthy – if slow – Pictures at an Exhibition from Yuri Simonov and the Moscow Philharmonic in Basingstoke is like a musical step back in time. 
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A beguiling evening of exotic spice

Alexandra Soumm © Benjamin Ealovega
Lalo's sunny slice of Seville formed the centrepiece of a programme by the BSO and James Gaffigan that completely lived up to its seductive “Exotic Spice” billing.
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Viennese classics from the BSO

Nicholas McGegan © Steve J Sherman
A dazzling soloist from the orchestra’s ranks and a charming Schubert symphony with conductor Nicholas McGegan
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Foot on the accelerator: speedy Rachmaninov in Basingstoke

Pavel Kogan ©
This Anvil concert revealed a “two sides of the same coin” quality from an illustrious orchestra that left a mixed, but mostly favourable impression.
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Mixed delights from Sinaisky and the BSO at the Anvil

Vassily Sinaisky © Marco Borggreve
Strong, stirring performances from Sinaisky and the Bournemouth players offered few opportunities for reflection in a night of Beethoven and Elgar. 
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Wow factor from Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra

Michael Sanderling © Nikolaj Lund | IMG
As this visiting orchestra from Saxony reached the closing stages of their 2 week UK tour they still had some terrific commitment and punch to their sound.
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