Classical

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Andras Schiff review:

The classical pianist Sir Andras Schiff performed at Wigmore Hall in the last of his Bach-and-Bartok programmes in full aristocratic regalia 

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Schwizgebel/CBSO/Gabel review: Impressive and performance

The Swiss-Chinese pianist Louis Schwizgebel performed music by Franck, Chopin and Berlioz in a concert dedicated to the late Louis Frémaux, principal conductor of City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Fabien Gabel 

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Ekaterina Semenchuk review: She was riveting

The Russian mezzo-soprano Ekaterina Semenchuk performed a Russian repertoire by composers known collectively as the the Mighty Handful to an audience who clamoured for more

 

 

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Philip Glass at 80 review: His impact is non-negotiable

To celebrate the minimalist composer Philip Glass’s 80th birthday, the Barbican’s Total Immersion Day culminated in the UK premiere of his ‘Double Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra’, performed by the Labèque sisters and the BBC Symphony Orchestra