quartet-lab at Wigmore Hall
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quartet-lab, Wigmore Hall, London – review

The four musicians’ experiments yielded memorable results

'Der Zarewitsch' at Dresden Staatsoper
©Kai Uwe Schulte-Bunert

Die Schöne Helena, Komische Oper Berlin/Der Zarewitsch, Staatsoperette Dresden – review

High-octane Offenbach in Berlin, and a profound Lehár in Dresden

Alan Opie and Jesse Kovarsky in 'The Death of Klinghoffer'
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The Death of Klinghoffer, Metropolitan Opera, New York – review

Adams’ controversial, problematic opera finally comes to the Met

Jeremy Pelt at Pizza Express Jazz Club
©Roger Thomas

Jeremy Pelt Quartet, Pizza Express Jazz Club, London – review

A terrific, intense performance from the trumpeter and his band

Antonio Pappano
©Chris Christodoulou

London Symphony Orchestra, Barbican, London – review

A Panufnik symphony marked the composer’s centenary

Leonidas Kavakos and Yuja Wang
©Marco Borggreve

Leonidas Kavakos and Yuja Wang, Barbican, London – review

Violinist and pianist showed immense concentration

Carmen Lundy on stage at Pizza Express Jazz Club, London
©Roger Thomas

Carmen Lundy Quartet, Pizza Express Jazz Club, London – review

The singer was a commanding presence

Anna Prohaska in ‘Die Entführung aus dem Serail’
©Agathe Poupeney

Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Paris Opera (Garnier) – review

A disappointing debut production from Zabou Breitman

Mitsuko Uchida, Royal Festival Hall, London – review

Dynamic, dramatic recitals of Schubert and Beethoven

Neil Diamond
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Interview: Neil Diamond

At 73 and with a new album, the singer-songwriter talks of his path to becoming one of pop’s great entertainers

I due Foscari, Royal Opera House, London – review

Plácido Domingo’s voice roused to its old, bronze majesty

Alexandre Bis/ Comedy on the Bridge, Gotham Chamber Opera, New York – review

A noble attempt to resurrect two obscure Martinů operas

Rolando Villazón and Pumeza Matshikiza, Royal Festival Hall, London

The two singers made a lightning tour of Romantic arias and duets

Colin Currie Group, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London – review

The percussionist’s festival celebrates the work of Steve Reich

Castor et Pollux, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris – review

An over-choreographed, under-sung production of Rameau’s work

The Trial, Linbury Studio Theatre, London – review

Kafka, Glass, Hampton: this new chamber opera is a dream ticket

Alcina, The English Concert, Barbican, London and touring – review

A terrific touring concert performance of Handel’s opera

MET Orchestra/ Levine, Carnegie Hall, New York – review

Another triumph for the brilliant, indefatigable James Levine

Il Maestro di Musica/ Il Don Chisciotte, Dom Pedro V Theatre, Macau – review

Two smoothly contrasting works from the 18th-century composer

Ed Sheeran, O2 Arena, London – review

A performance of charm, skill and charisma

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