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May 24   -  

From Glyndebourne to York, England swells with the sounds of summer

Across the country, at venues of every description, there are treats galore in the months ahead for those who love classical music, says Michael Henderson

May 24   -  

L'Heure exquise: A French Songbook, review: 'not altogether successful'

Mezzo-soprano Alice Coote's style is too head-on for this subtly suggestive music, says Rupert Christiansen

May 24   -  

Carmen: the greatest of femmes fatales

Ahead of our stream of Glyndebourne's Carmen, Jane Shilling salutes the opera's heroine

May 24   -  

Top 10 Carmens in pictures

Ahead of our stream of Glyndebourne's Carmen on May 24 we run down the greatest ever interpreters of the role

May 23   -  

Julian Lloyd Webber: 'musical feuds make great entertainment'

'Frisson' between performers, such as that between Simon and Garfunkel during their reunion, can go a long way towards producing an exciting concert

May 23   -  

English Music Festival, Dorchester-on-Thames, review: 'Ukip in concert?'

There were some impassioned performances and interesting pieces on offer, but this festival perpetuates a far too narrow view of English music, says John Allison

May 23   -  

Rameau: Castor et Pollux, Ensemble Pygmalion, review: 'clean, precise and refined'

Ensemble Pygmalion elegantly render the composer's reworked version of his 1737 opera, says Rupert Christiansen

May 23   -  

Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular: Murray Gold interview

TV composer Murray Gold speaks to Benji Wilson as the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular begins

May 21   -  

Poliuto, Glyndebourne, review: 'A five-star musical performance, let down by a two-star staging'

Director Mariame Clément is out of her depth - unable to make the Ancient World convincing, her solution is predictable if not plain corny, says Rupert Christiansen

May 21   -  

Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall, review: 'immense radiant sound'

Mozart and Brahms might sound like obvious choices, but there's no music more nourishing, says Ivan Hewett
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