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Work: The Nutcracker, Op.71: Pas de deux

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ComposerTchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich (1840-1893)
PeriodRomantic
Work typeOrchestral
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LondonAngela Gheorghiu in recital

Rameau, Martini, Debussy, Chopin, Boulanger, Paisiello, Bellini, Donizetti, Tchaikovsky, Hahn, Rachmaninov, Tosti, Respighi, Constantinescu, Stephănescu, Brediceanu, Schumann C., Schubert, Flotow, Balfe
Angela Gheorghiu; Alexandra Dăriescu

VallettaChinese New Year Concert

Zili, Camilleri, Tchaikovsky, Li
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra; Miran Vaupotić; Li Xinxing
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Siberian Night in Perth: thrilling Russian Philharmonic of Novosibirsk

Sergei Redkin © Daniil Rabovsky

The Russian Philharmonic of Novosibirsk under Thomas Sanderling with pianist Sergei Redkin gave a thrilling closing concert at Perth Festival of the Arts in an all-Russian programme.

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Russo-Finnish favorites from JoAnn Falletta leading the VSO

JoAnn Falletta © Brendan Bannon
A fresh take on timeless classics keeps the interest high in this concert featuring cellist Julian Schwarz and conductor JoAnn Falletta leading the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.
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Vivid storytelling in softened Russian accents

I’m not sure where Sinbad was sailing to in the St Petersburg Philharmonic’s Prom last night, but he sure wanted to get there in a hurry. A frenetic – and thrilling – performance of Scheherazade displayed great impetuosity. 
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Tchaikovsky Spectacular with the LA Phil and Bramwell Tovey

The Hollywood Bowl’s annual “Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Fireworks” has become, along with Labor Day, something of a marker denoting the unofficial end of summer in Los Angeles. When bidding farewell to summer, one may as well do so with a bang—in this case both figuratively and literally. Tchaikovsky. Fireworks.
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A Mixed Menu at Sadler's Wells

American Ballet Theatre’s second programme at Sadler’s Wells transports us across the globe and through time beginning with a visit to the 19th century Russian Imperial Court and ending in wartime America. This is a mixed experience in more ways than one. Things get off to a tentative start with Balanchine’s Theme and Variations.
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