Dalibor and the BBC Symphony Orchestra perform at the Barbican

Dalibor, Barbican, review: A brilliant all-Czech performance

The pivotal duets were gloriously sung, while chorus and orchestra honoured the full beauty of the score

Krol Rogers at the Royal Opera House

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Classical pianist brings colour and effervescence

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Much of the original cast are included and on top form

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BBC Symphony Orchestra and conductor Thierry Fischer perform music by Boulez as part of their Total Immersion day at the Barbican on Saturday 21 March

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‘Who is Pierre Boulez’ was the title of a brilliantly illuminating film made by Roger Graef in 1968. Screened to kick off the Barbican’s ‘total immersion’ day, with concerts by the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Pablo Rus Broseta and Thierry Fischer, that question got a clear answer.

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With opera of this calibre touring to every corner of the country, who needs London?

Christine Rice as Jenny, Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny: A sparky production by the Royal Opera House

The first act was leaden, but the rest went like wildfire

Noah Stewart and Julia Bullock in The Indian Queen

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Peter Sellars's opera is an audacious triumph

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