wed 30/09/2020

Robert Beale

Articles By Robert Beale

BBC Philharmonic, Wellber, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - making music magic

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Hallé, Elder, Gernon, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, review - fiery Beethoven tribute

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Street Scene, Opera North review - a true ensemble achievement

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Currie, Jordan, NCO, Stoller Hall, Manchester review - major marimba music

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'In every concert, I want to try to tell a story': Conductor Omer Meir Wellber at the BBC Philharmonic

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Eyck, BBC Philharmonic, Storgårds, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - theremin takes centre stage

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Wallfisch, Northern Chamber Orchestra, Stoller Hall, Manchester review - Weinberg UK premiere

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Kozhukhin, BBC Philharmonic, Carneiro, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - melancholy heart of Mahler

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Ehnes, Hallé, Gabel, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - happy unexpected discoveries

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The Thunder Girls, The Lowry, Salford review - all-girl solidarity

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Bavouzet, Manchester Camerata, Takács-Nagy, Stoller Hall, Manchester, review - concertos as opera

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Ólafsson, Hallé, Mäkelä, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - exciting new faces

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Manchester International Piano Competition, Chetham’s review - stars in the making

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Tao of Glass, Royal Exchange, Manchester review - brilliant, enchanting tales fascinate

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The Fountainhead, The Lowry, Salford review – marathon in Mancland

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The Anvil, Royal, Purves, BBCPO, Gernon, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester - disturbing, baffling and moving

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