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Concert Reviews: 8 October 2016

On Saturday 8 October, Thomas Søndergård led the London Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Sibelius's King Kristian II Suite, Panufnik's Violin Concerto with soloist Sergej Krylov, and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5.

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Concert Reviews: 23 September 2016

On Friday 23 September, the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Vladimir Jurowski led the Orchestra in a performance of Szymanowski's Violin Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 with soloist Nicola Benedetti, as well as Debussy's Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune and Bartók's The Miraculous Mandarin Suite. 


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Glyndebourne 2016: A Midsummer Night's Dream reviews

A Midsummer Night's Dream

The final production of the 2016 Glyndebourne festival is Britten’s fantastical A Midsummer Night’s Dream, continuing this year's jam-packed Shakespeare400 celebrations (ends 28 August).

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LPO at the BBC Proms: 25 July 2016

Prom 14

On Monday 25 July we returned to the BBC Proms for this year’s Glyndebourne prom, which featured a semi-staged production of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, conducted by Enrique Mazzola.

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Glyndebourne 2016: Béatrice et Bénédict reviews

Béatrice et Bénédict

Continuing this year’s Shakespeare400 celebrations, Berlioz’s Béatrice et Bénédict, a take on Much Ado About Nothing, is brought to Glyndebourne this summer (ends 27 August). You can catch it on cinema screens around the UK on 9 August.

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LPO at the BBC Proms: 24 July 2016

Vladimir Jurowski

This year’s LPO BBC Prom saw the world premiere of Magnus Lindberg’s Two Episodes, followed by a performance of Beethoven’s masterful 9th Symphony.

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Glyndebourne 2016: The Cunning Little Vixen reviews

The Cunning Little Vixen

Janáček’s fantastical opera, The Cunning Little Vixen comes to life at this summer’s Glyndebourne festival, conducted by Jakub Hrůša (ends 31 July).

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