Simon Rattle

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Simon Rattle: I always avoided ‘jingoistic’ Last Night of the Proms
Conductor admits elements of event known for its flag-waving and patriotic anthems made him uneasy

Lanre Bakare

26, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Beethoven: The Piano Concertos: Zimerman/LSO/Rattle | Classical album of the week
Rattle conducts Zimerman and a socially distanced London Symphony Orchestra in recordings of clarity and beauty

Andrew Clements

15, Jul, 2021 @5:19 PM

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Edinburgh international festival returns with music-heavy lineup
With theatre and dance scaled back, music dominates, including concerts from Simon Rattle, Damon Albarn, Nicola Benedetti and Laura Mvula

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

02, Jun, 2021 @11:28 AM

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LSO/Rattle review – a spine-tingling reminder of the live sounds we have missed
Back in the Barbican before a live audience, Simon Rattle and the LSO chose a celebratory programme of Britten and Dvořák, interspersed with Fauré’s more reflective Pelléas et Mélisande Suite

Martin Kettle

19, May, 2021 @11:16 AM

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‘We need joy … and an audience’: The return of Simon Rattle and the LSO
Sir Simon and London Symphony Orchestra players tell a rehearsal audience of one what this week’s first live concert in a year means to them

Ed Vulliamy

16, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘Help us or LSO fails’: Sir Simon Rattle’s plea over Covid and Brexit
As the orchestra prepares to welcome back live audiences, the conductor urges ministers to act on new touring rules in Europe

Ed Vulliamy

16, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Jane Manning obituary
Singer who championed new music for half a century, giving many premieres with technical precision and dramatic flair

Barry Millington

04, Apr, 2021 @12:44 PM

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Bavarian Radio SO/Rattle review – future team put new music front and centre
Rattle gave a glimpse of what may come when he takes the helm in Munich, with these two striking concerts, although Adámek’s new Where Are You disappointed

Andrew Clements

08, Mar, 2021 @10:02 AM

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No Simon Rattle, and no new concert hall for London ... but we will survive
Grandiose plans for the Centre of Music in London have been scrapped, and musical leaders such as Simon Rattle are moving on. But there is much to look forward to

Fiona Maddocks

20, Feb, 2021 @10:00 PM

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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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LSO/Rattle review – a touch of revolutionary sweetness from Kavakos
In a concert offered as Covid consolation and commemorating the Greek revolution, Simon Rattle oversaw lyrical Berg and exhilarating Schubert

Tim Ashley

22, Jan, 2021 @6:20 PM

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Simon Rattle is leaving London. Is this a taste of the capital's future? | Charlotte Higgins
A new role in Germany means the ‘world-class concert hall’ planned for the capital has lost its champion. Is that so terrible? asks the Guardian’s chief culture writer Charlotte Higgins

Charlotte Higgins

13, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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