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24/04/2014
Richard Strauss and World War One feature at large in season's programme
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22/04/2014
The Latvian conductor departs 'on excellent terms' after a decade as chief conductor
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17/04/2014
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12/01/2012
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11/01/2012
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09/01/2012
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05/01/2012
Study finds professional violinists choose a modern violin over a Stradivarius on sound alone
03/01/2012
Music director at Covent Garden leads musical honours
23/12/2011
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21/12/2011
Composer and mystic made a doctor of the church
19/12/2011
Creative director of Covent Garden venue moves on to King's College, London
14/12/2011
Conductor pulls out of performances for next season
13/12/2011
Conductor to join Sir Simon Rattle and others in the prestigious role