Marius Neset
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Marius Neset & The Trondheim Jazz Orchestra, Ronnie Scott’s, London

Jaw-dropping fluency from the Norwegian saxophonist

Metropolitan Opera strikes pay deal

Agreements avert lockout of singers and musicians

Bernard Haitink conducts the London Symphony Orchestra at the BBC Proms
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BBC Proms: ‘Meld’ and LSO/Haitink, Royal Albert Hall, London

A bizarre late Prom was preceded by one of freshness and light

I, Culture Orchestra, Usher Hall, Edinburgh

The youth ensemble played war-themed Panufnik and Shostakovich

Esa-Pekka Salonen rehearsal, RFH, 4 Sept 2010 commissioned by Alice Walton at Philharmonia Orchestra Rite of Spring, Romeo & Julia, Night on the Bare Mountain and Debussy's Nocturnes

War Requiem/Missa ‘L’homme armé’, Edinburgh International Festival

Beautifully performed Britten easily eclipsed Dufay and Heider

Slint, Electric Brixton, London – review

Slint return to the UK for re-release of seminal album

The Queen’s Hall and a Proms programme from 1917
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The Proms and the first world war

The 1914 line-up features lots of British composers, no new German music and women in the orchestra

Goya at Singapore

Facing Goya, Victoria Theatre, Singapore

Michael Nyman’s opera finds an ideal setting

Steve Reich Prom

BBC Proms: Steve Reich, Royal Albert Hall, London

Conductor David Hill got to the heart of ‘The Desert Music’

Collegium Vocale Gent
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Collegium Vocale Gent, Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

The ‘tears of Saint Peter’ resonated with this austere venue

Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro, Italy

There were boos and cheers, but Pesaro remains a unique event

BBC Proms, Cadogan Hall and Royal Albert Hall, London

Janine Jansen and Sakari Oramo were a virtuoso violin duo

Rinaldo, Glyndebourne Festival, East Sussex

The gags come thick and fast in Robert Carsen’s revived staging

Opening Concert, Edinburgh International Festival

An anti-populist line-up of Schoenberg, Scriabin and Debussy

BBC Proms: BBC Symphony Orchestra/Oramo, Royal Albert Hall, London

Sakari Oramo conducted a thoroughly eclectic programme

Cole Porter at the Proms: anything goes?

Following the first BBC Prom for the composer, is the classical tradition ready to accept him?

Imogen Heap makes music with magic gloves

The artist talks about using technology and curating this year’s Reverb festival at the London Roundhouse

Querini Opera, Querini Hall, Røst, Norway

A true-life tale of survival is at the heart of this unusual work

BBC Proms: European Union Youth Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall, London

The players coped admirably with two technically savage pieces

BBC Proms: The Tallis Scholars sing Tavener, Royal Albert Hall, London

Tavener’s ‘Requiem Fragments’ received its premiere