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Tue 03 Oct, 2017:
Bruckner: Symphony No 9 in D minor

Bit of a non-starter this one. Riccardo Muti goes for grandeur, opting for slow, fluid tempos throughout. But the results are leaden, with the music...

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Thu 20 Oct, 2016:
Shostakovich: Suite on Verses of Michelangelo Buonarroti, Op 145a; Schoenberg: Kol Nidrei, Op 39

The first time I heard the orchestral version of Shostakovich’s Suite on Verses of Michelangelo Buonarroti was on a 1970s BBC Radio 3 broadcast by...

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Fri 16 Oct, 2015:
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op 14; Lélio, ou Le Retour à la vie

Versions of Berlioz’s Lélio – a sequel to the Symphonie fantastique with plentiful unaccompanied spoken dialogue (around 20 minutes’ worth in...

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Thu 05 Dec, 2013:
Verdi: Otello

Yet another offering for Verdi’s commemorative year brings us a superbly played but mostly only serviceably sung version of what many consider his...

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