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Inspired by Shakespeare: a London gala to celebrate The Bard

Shakespeare400 Gala: LPO/Jurowski *** Royal Festival Hall, 23rd April 2016 “If music be the food of love, play on, give me excess of it.” There was certainly plenty of Shakespeare-inspired music on the bill for the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s celebration … Continue reading

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Kasper Holten’s fresh perspective on Eugene Onegin

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin **** Royal Opera, 4th February 2013 The Royal Opera House is devoted solely to Tchaikovsky at present, with thirteen consecutive performances of Onegin playing on the Covent Garden stage. In a neat flourish of double programming, Tchaikovsky’s … Continue reading

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