wed 01/04/2020

Robert Beale

Articles By Robert Beale

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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Manchester Collective, Chetham's, Manchester review - flair and variety

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The Path to Heaven, RNCM, Manchester review - tragedy, truth, passion

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Roscoe, BBC Philharmonic, Mena, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - a scenic send-off

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Haveron, BBC Philharmonic, Wilson, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - spirit of the 1940s

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Hansel and Gretel, RNCM, Manchester review – an urban dream

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Goode, BBC Philharmonic, Gernon, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review – making beautiful music

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Weilerstein, Czech Philharmonic, Netopil, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - drama and feeling

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Clare College Choir, Manchester Camerata, Takács-Nagy, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review – romance and drama

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Bell, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - life and imagination

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Weilerstein, Platt, Hallé, Elder, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - insight and passion

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Lortie, BBC Philharmonic, Gardner, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review – whipping up a storm

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National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, Elder, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review – maturity from teenage players

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Cendrillon, RNCM, Manchester review - magic and spectacle

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Chineke! Ensemble, RNCM, Manchester review - musical advocacy

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