During October, we focus on the here and now, with contemporary music and dance featured in a number of articles. We have spoken to a number of composers and choreographers about their work accross various mediums, and their collaborations with other contemporary artists.
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Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
Marius Petipa; Lev Ivanov; Russian State Ballet and Opera House
Beethoven, Elgar, Ravel, Gershwin, Rachmaninov
Freddy Kempf, Piano
Matthews C., Schubert, Beethoven
BBC Philharmonic; Juanjo Mena; Renaud Capuçon
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Haitink's Bruckner is begining to show signs of his age, but occasional problems of stamina and focus were of little consequence to this otherwise powerful and authoritative reading.
Figaro rules the roost on the main stage this autumn, but buried in the Nibelheim of the Linbury Studio, Rossini'ss early comedy La scala di seta receives its first ever production by the Royal Opera.
Fellow Frenchmen Alain Altinoglu and Renaud Capuçon make for fine partners in a rare outing for Berlioz's Harold in Italy.
The name George Onslow may conjure up images of whippets, pints and rolling Yorkshire dales, but he was in fact born in Clermont-Ferrand in 1784 and was known as ‘the French Beethoven’.