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Robert Beale

Articles By Robert Beale

Aida, Opera North review - militarism soundly subverted

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Ehnes, BBC Philharmonic, Wilson, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - contrasts from the 1930s

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The Pilgrim’s Progress, RNCM, Manchester review – a theatrical triumph

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Oelze, Oakes, Gould, BBC Philharmonic, Gnann, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - trio of surprises

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Hardenberger, BBC Philharmonic, Storgårds, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - new work trumpets a sun journey

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La Damnation de Faust, Hallé, Elder, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - 'concert opera' indeed

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Katya Kabanova, Opera North review – a grim tale

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Hough, Hallé, Elder, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - film music flows

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Van Woerkum, BBCPO, Gernon, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - a symphony of cinema

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Gianni Schicchi/Suor Angelica, RNCM, Manchester review – music does the magic

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Hallé, Elder, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review – three iconic works

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Hallé, Elder, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review – pictorial, dramatic power

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Hallé, Gardner, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review – drama and humanity

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BBC Philharmonic, Wellber, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - new conductor’s debut

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Psappha, Kok / Kempf, Northern Chamber Orchestra, Stoller Hall, Manchester review - new and old

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Alzira / The Daughter of the Regiment, Buxton Festival review – thundering good tunes

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