Simon Rattle

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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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Simon Rattle to leave London Symphony Orchestra in 2023
Conductor will take up a new role with Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra for ‘personal reasons’

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

11, Jan, 2021 @3:25 PM

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Behind closed doors: does love and isolation make Bartók’s Bluebeard the opera for our times?
Returning to the role of the duke’s curious young bride after the enforced silence of lockdown, Karen Cargill found Bartók’s opera more powerful and troubling than ever

Karen Cargill

31, Oct, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Bail out our musicians or risk losing them for ever, say classical music stars
Conductor Sir Simon Rattle and violinist Tasmin Little are among those warning that struggling artists will be forced to give up

Vanessa Thorpe

25, Oct, 2020 @6:21 AM

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LSO/Rattle review – Turnage, Knussen and Britten make an evening to be savoured
Turnage’s homage to Knussen – rescored and scaled down – was a touching and profound centrepiece to a beautifully conceived concert of British music

Andrew Clements

10, Sep, 2020 @3:37 PM

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CBSO 100th Birthday Celebration review – Simon Rattle makes sparks fly as orchestra reunites
The Birmingham orchestra’s first post-lockdown concert was a rich mix that took in Elgar, Stravinsky and Slumdog Millionaire

Tim Ashley

06, Sep, 2020 @3:12 PM

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The week in classical: LPO/Pappano; BBC Proms review – upbeat pleasures
The LPO strings, soloists and a stand-in by the name of Antonio Pappano shone in Britten and Schoenberg. And the stars aligned in a Prom to remember

Fiona Maddocks

05, Sep, 2020 @11:00 AM

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