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April 13   -   The Independant - Reviews

Yuja Wang, Royal Festival Hall, London, review: No other pianist can marshal huge fistfuls of notes at hurtling speed with such insouciant confidence

The Chinese pianist who rose to prominence as a teenager and was championed by conductors Gustavo Dudamel and Claudio Abbado flew too fast through Brahm's Handel Variations, Op 24


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August 17   -  Prom 40: Christian Tetzlaff, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Robin Ticciati Royal Albert Hall, London, review: A thoughtful evening of music

August 13   -  Prom 35: Oklahoma! John Wilson Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall, review: Energy, joy, and overwhelming affection

August 10   -  Prom 32, Britten, Brian Elias, Purcell, Elgar, Royal Albert Hall, London, review: 'A meditation on nationhood in crisis'

August 9   -  Prom 31: Berlioz - The Damnation of Faust, Royal Albert Hall, London, review: 'Brimming with detail and colour'

August 8   -  Prom 24, Royal Albert Hall, London: 'An exhilarating collision of precision and all-out abandon'

August 7   -  Prom 29, Royal Albert Hall, London, review: Whoever said Mussorgsky's characters lacked humanity?

August 7   -  Prom 28: National Youth Orchestra, Thomas Ades, Royal Albert Hall, review: A heady mixture of talent, joy and all-out energy

July 31   -  Prom 18: BBC Symphony Orchestra, James Gaffigan, Royal Albert Hall, London, review: Not a lot of variety on offer

July 31   -  The Marriage of Kim K, Arcola Theatre, London, review: Uncategorisable piece of musical meta-theatre

July 27   -  La clemenza di Tito, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, review: Tito and Sesto's relationship was totally implausible

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