Andris Nelsons

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Mahler: Symphonies 1-10 review | Andrew Clements's classical album of the week
This mammoth undertaking, of all of Mahler’s symphonies with different conductors over the last decade, brings variable musical results

Andrew Clements

18, Feb, 2021 @5:00 PM

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House music: Andrew Clements' watching and listening highlights
This week, Opera Harmony’s new socially distanced mini-operas, streaming from a scaled-down Salzburg, and the Proms revisits BBCSSO’s five-star Vaughan Williams

Andrew Clements

10, Aug, 2020 @4:41 PM

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Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra/Nelsons review - power and theatricality
Refined playing and expressive detail were crowned by an irresistible finale to Mahler’s First Symphony

Andrew Clements

10, Oct, 2018 @2:37 PM

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Prom 67: Boston Symphony Orchestra/Nelsons review - reaching for the divine
Andris Nelsons gave shape and a gathering sense of intensity to Mahler’s colossus of a symphony

Erica Jeal

03, Sep, 2018 @1:13 PM

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War, peace, and everything between: the best classical music of autumn 2018
WNO takes on Tolstoy, Lothian’s other festival grows in stature, and Gershwin pays a visit to the Coliseum

Andrew Clements

27, Aug, 2018 @5:01 AM

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Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos 4 and 11 review – brittleness and brilliance
The Boston SO under Andris Nelsons don’t quite bring out the character of these symphonies, but the playing is sometimes stellar

Andrew Clements

02, Aug, 2018 @2:00 PM

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Bruckner: Symphony No 3 CD review – consistently superb, with buoyant strings

Andrew Clements

20, Jul, 2017 @5:00 PM

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BBC Symphony Orchestra: this week’s best UK classical concerts
Edward Gardner focuses on music from eastern Europe. Plus: BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Cuarteto Casals, Andris Nelsons and Written On Skin

Andrew Clements

06, Jan, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Der Rosenkavalier review – big guns and young lovers overcome stage obstacles
Renée Fleming leads a fine cast including Alice Coote, Sophie Bevan and Matthew Rose in a production whose romantic comedy plays out against a distractingly over-the-top backdrop

Andrew Clements

18, Dec, 2016 @2:30 PM

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CBSO appoints 29-year-old Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla as music director
The Lithuanian woman who succeeds Andris Nelsons in Birmingham wins acclaim for energy and ‘rare talent’

Imogen Tilden

04, Feb, 2016 @10:00 AM

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Andrew Clements' top 10 classical concerts and operas of 2015
Surreal opera vied with masterclasses of subtlety and fire from some of the world’s finest soloists to make our classical music critic’s highlights of the year

Andrew Clements

17, Dec, 2015 @7:45 AM

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The top 10 classical concerts and operas of 2015
Andris Nelsons and Simon Rattle led masterful surveys of Beethoven and Sibelius, the Proms made it great to stay up late, and opera brought moments both comic and surreal

Andrew Clements and Guardian music

16, Dec, 2015 @7:00 AM

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