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Venue: Anvil, Basingstoke

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AddressBasingstoke
South-East
RG21 7QR
United Kingdom
Google maps51° 16' 5.466" N 1° 5' 26.844" W
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BasingstokeRussian State Symphony Orchestra

Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov
Russian State Symphony Orchestra; Vasily Petrenko; Chloë Hanslip

BasingstokeLondon Philharmonic Orchestra

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Glinka, Rachmaninov, Dvořák
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Alondra de la Parra; Benjamin Grosvenor

BasingstokeVienna Tonkünstler Orchestra

Vienna Tonkünstler Orchestra
Bernstein, Beethoven, Sibelius
Tonkünstler Orchestra; Yutaka Sado; Angela Hewitt

BasingstokeOrchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Vaughan Williams, Brahms
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; Marin Alsop; Elizabeth Watts; James Newby; Choir of the Age of Enlightenment

BasingstokeBournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Stravinsky, Walton, Shostakovich
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Kirill Karabits; Johannes Moser

BasingstokeThe Sixteen at Christmas

The Sixteen at Christmas
Sweelinck, Howells, Bennett, Walton, Kirbye, Leighton, Byrd, Palestrina, de Wert, Phibbs, McDowall, Sheppard, Warlock
The Orchestra of The Sixteen; Harry Christophers; The Sixteen

BasingstokeBournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven, Strauss R.
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Kirill Karabits; Augustin Hadelich

BasingstokePhilharmonia Orchestra

Philharmonia Orchestra
Sibelius, Ravel
Philharmonia Orchestra; Santtu-Matias Rouvali; Alice Sara Ott
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Russian flames set The Anvil alight

Nemanja Radulović © Charlotte Abramow | DG
An animated performance of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto from Radulović along with a gripping account of Rachmaninov's First Symphony makes for a splendid night of Russian fire with the BSO. 
*****
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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.
***11
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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. 
****1
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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
****1
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Foot on the accelerator: speedy Rachmaninov in Basingstoke

Pavel Kogan © msso-kogan.com
This Anvil concert revealed a “two sides of the same coin” quality from an illustrious orchestra that left a mixed, but mostly favourable impression.
****1
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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. 
***11
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