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Christophe Rousset revives Lully’s opera Amadis in the Palace of Versailles and Beaune Festival

21 May 2013
Musical archaeologist Christophe Rousset and Les Talens Lyriques revive Lully’s opera Amadis, a tale of knights and sorcerers written for Louis XIV, in a concert performance at the Opéra Royal in the Palace of Versailles on Friday 5 July.
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Sir Antonio Pappano and his Orchestra and Chorus of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia return to the Proms to mark Verdi’s 200th Anniversary

21 May 2013
Sir Antonio Pappano and his award-winning Orchestra and Chorus of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, returns to the Albert Hall to mark Verdi’s bicentenary with a concert of Verdi’s sacred music.
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Marking the Britten Anniversary, Sir Antonio Pappano and his award-winning Roman Orchestra and Chorus of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia return to the Salzburg Festival for Britten’s War Requiem

21 May 2013
Antonio Pappano returns with his award-winning Orchestra and Chorus of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia to the Salzburg festival for a performance of Britten’s War Requiem on Sunday 18th August, coinciding with his operatic debut at the Festival in Verdi’s Don Carlo (13-28 August).
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Australian Pianist Angelo Villani performs a programme of Debussy, Chopin, Liszt and the world premiere of Villani’s new Concert Paraphrase of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde

18 Mar 2013
Following the success of his much anticipated return to the concert platform last year, Australian pianist Angelo Villani takes to the stage of St John’s Smith Square on Wednesday 8th May to perform a varied programme including the world premiere of Villani’s Concert Paraphrase Reminiscences of Tristan and Isolde and preeminent works by Debussy, Chopin, Alkan and Liszt, marking the bicentenary of both Wagner and Alkan.
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Music in a Tuscan Paradise

12 Mar 2013
La Foce marks the 25th anniversary of music festival Incontri in Terra di Siena in memory of Anglo-American writer Iris Origo.
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London Music Masters’ ground breaking Bridge Project has been shortlisted for a Music Teacher Award for Excellence

12 Mar 2013
London Music Masters’ ground breaking Bridge Project has been shortlisted for a Music Teacher Award for Excellence in the Best Musical Initiative Category for its music programme in inner-city primary schools in London.
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Luc Bouniol-Laffont departs Les Arts Florissants after 13 years as Executive Director

14 Feb 2013
After 13 years as Executive Director of Les Arts Florissants, Luc Bouniol-Laffont is stepping down from his role to pursue new projects.
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Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance presents its 3rd biennial Royal Greenwich String Quartet Festival from 11 – 13 April, headlined by the world première of the award-winning composer Deirdre Gribbin’s new work Hearing Your Genes Evolve

14 Feb 2013
Thursday 11 - 13 April 2013 Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich & Cutty Sark Performance Space http://www.trinitylaban.ac.uk/gisqf Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance presents the 3rd biennial Royal Greenwich String Quartet Festival from 11-13 April, headlined by the world première of the award-winning composer Deirdre Gribbin’s new work, Hearing Your Genes Evolve, commissioned by MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology at Cambridge University.
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Fabio Bonizzoni directs Bach Ensemble Koninklijk Conservatorium in a performance of Bach and Hoffman cantatas in Rotterdam

28 Jan 2013
Italian harpsichordist Fabio Bonizzoni takes to the stage with Bach Ensemble Koninklijk Conservatorium on Thursday 9 February at Stichting Musica Antica da Camera in Rotterdam for performances of three church cantatas by J.S. Bach and G.M. Hoffman.
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Against the odds, the great Chopin pianist Janina Fialkowska returns to the New York stage for her first recital in a decade

25 Jan 2013
For the first time in ten years, Polish-Canadian pianist Janina Fialkowska, described by Arthur Rubinstein as “a born Chopin interpreter”, returns to New York to perform a recital of Grieg, Schubert and Chopin at the prestigious Frick Collection concert series on Sunday 24 March.
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Giving the Cello a New Resonance

25 Jan 2013
Trailblazing cellist David Cohen premieres two new works by award-winning composers Ian Wilson and Cheryl Frances-Hoad. Where: Wigmore Hall and The Spitalfields Summer Festival
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Christophe Rousset and Les Talens Lyriques return to the Barbican to present the first UK performance of Lully’s opera Phaëton composed for the Sun King of Versailles

14 Jan 2013
Christophe Rousset and his dynamic Baroque ensemble Les Talens Lyriques return to the Barbican to present the first UK performance of Phaëton, Lully’s operatic masterpiece written to glorify Louis XIV the Sun King of Versailles.
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Janina Fialkowska nominated for BBC Music Magazine Award 2013 for Chopin Recital II disc

14 Jan 2013
Pianist Janina Fialkowska’s penultimate disc “Chopin Recital II” on the ATMA Classique label is nominated for a 2013 BBC Music Magazine Award as she prepares for her UK tour from 23 – 27 January.
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The great Chopin pianist Janina Fialkowska returns to the UK for a 5-concert UK tour in January 2013 & recitals at the Wigmore Hall & Sage Gateshead in April

09 Jan 2013
Renowned Polish-Canadian pianist Janina Fialkowska begins a 5-concert tour of the UK in January 2013, marking a return to form following a full recovery from cancer and subsequent paralysis in her arm.
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London Music Masters Award Holder, violinist Hyeyoon Park makes her debut with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

09 Jan 2013
Twenty-year-old violinist and LMM Award Holder Hyeyoon Park makes her debut with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by José Luis Gomez, in two performances of Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall on Thursday 14 and Saturday 16 February 2013.
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