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Academy of St Martin in the Fields; Murray Perahia
BBC Philharmonic; Yan Pascal Tortelier; Jonathan Scott; CBSO Chorus; Kathryn Rudge; Alessandro Fisher
Orchestra of the Swan; Julian Lloyd Webber; Laura van der Heijden
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John Malkovich’s provocative new music-theatre work reminds us all of the power of music – in the wrong hands.
A pleasant afternoon's entertainment with grand sweeps and some beautiful singing by Roderick Williams.
Steven Osborne consults the audience on the choice of encore following a fine performance of Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto no. 2, part of an all Russian programme which the CBSO played with zealous committment.
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