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ComposerMussorgsky, Modest Petrovich (1839-1881)
Work typeOrchestral
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IstanbulTekfen Philharmonic Orchestra and Daniel Müller-Schott

Tekfen Philharmonic Orchestra and Daniel Müller-Schott
Mussorgsky, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky
Tekfen Philharmonic Orchestra; Aziz Shokhakimov; Daniel Müller-Schott

BerlinThree Orchestras from London: BBC Symphony OrchestraEuropean première

Mussorgsky, Andriessen, Neuwirth, Sibelius
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Sakari Oramo; Nora Fischer; Håkan Hardenberger

LondonProm 67: Sakari Oramo conducts Sibelius

Mussorgsky, orch. Rimsky-Korsakov, Andriessen, Weir, Sibelius
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Sakari Oramo; Nora Fischer

ManchesterThe Hallé - Movie Classics

© The Hallé
Verdi, Mascagni, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov, Mozart, Wagner, Mussorgsky, Elgar, Strauss R., Rossini
The Hallé; Petroc Trelawny; Anna Denisova; Maksim Kinasov

BonnLegendary Conductor

Legendary Conductor
Mussorgsky, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky
Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra; Vladimir Fedoseyev; Nikita Boriso-Glebsky
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Chauhan and the RPO save the best till last

Alpesh Chauhan © Marcello Orselli
A potentially stimulating mix of full-bloodied Russian orchestral writing not fully realised by the RPO and Alpesh Chauhan, but with a promising concerto debut by Diana Adamyan.
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A memorable and thrilling debut for Philippe Jordan with the LSO

Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider © Lars Gundersen
Vitality and contrast characterised Jordan's memorable performance of a colourful and passionate Slavic programme
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Tales of wonderment and vivid imagery

Yi-Jia Susanne Hou © Wright Music Management
Alexander Shelley curated a hot-blooded programme of adventure and imagery with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, with Susanne Hou showing extraordinary technique and class in Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.
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The sound and the fury at the Elbphilharmonie

Riccardo Muti conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra © Todd Rosenberg
On the second leg of its current European tour, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Riccardo Muti fail to scale the heights in an acoustically problematic venue.
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Blood, guts and a little bit of danger

Jakub Hrůša © Pavel Hejný
When the Boston Symphony audience embraces a conductor with sustained, enthusiastic applause as they did with Jakub Hrůša, making his debut, they are not only expressing their approval; they are saying you belong.
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