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A selection of M&V 'Greece' articles

Ask Alice - Classical Music Agony Aunt Aliki McVeigh joins up for keep fit classes, Crete-style

Ensemble. Mirrors of Time - Special concerts in Rome, enjoyed by Giuseppe Pennisi

CD Spotlight. Something Magical - Music by Malipiero, recommended by Geoff Pearce. '... the forces on this disc are well up to the challenge.'

DVD Spotlight. Double Murder - Richard Strauss's 'Elektra', reviewed by Robert Anderson. '... the whole cast has been exemplary under the masterful direction of Esa-Pekka Salonen.'

CD Spotlight. Euro Folk Champions - The Apollo Chamber Players, impress Howard Smith. '... this scantily adorned traditional music derives straight from the heartbeat of regions in Southern, Eastern, and Central Europe.'

DVD Spotlight. Collapsing Troy - Berlioz from Covent Garden, reviewed by Robert Anderson. '... much orchestral wizardry under Antonio Pappano ...'

Ask Alice - An encounter with Birtwistle's Minotaur at Covent Garden, for Classical Music agony aunt Alice McVeigh

DVD Spotlight. A Mixed Bag - Ballets choreographed by Angelin Preljocaj, reviewed by Howard Smith. 'Apart from the galvanised buckets it's all effectively eye-catching ...'

CD Spotlight. Well Worth Exploration - Orchestral music by Lodewijk Mortelmans, heard by Robert Anderson. 'The performances ... are a delight ...'

Ensemble. A Major Success - Ricky Ian Gordon's 'Orpheus & Euridice', experienced by Maria Nockin

Ensemble. In Full Voice - Britten's 'St Nicolas' at Canterbury Cathedral, enjoyed by Pippa Hare

CD Spotlight. Highly Challenging - Music for unaccompanied violin, heard by Howard Smith. '... searching performance ...'

CD Spotlight. Lyric Warmth - Jennifer Larmore sings Barber, Berlioz, Ravel and Britten, recommended by Howard Smith. '... a compelling disc ...'

Refreshingly Poetic - Eleftheria Kotzia returns to Derby, and Mike Wheeler listens

Ask Alice - Classical Music Agony Aunt Alice McVeigh gives a worst-first view of her recent vacation

Ensemble. The ideal match - Celebrating the tenth series of live music at London's Wallace Collection, by Bill Newman

Ensemble. Enjoyment all round - Greek guitarist Eleftheria Kotzia in Derby, reviewed by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Contrasting pianists - by Bill Newman

Musical sounds and colours - A portrait of the Greek-born pianist Eugenia Papadimas, by Bill Newman

Ensemble. A dazzling mix - Bohuslav Martinu's 'The Greek Passion' at London's Covent Garden, reviewed by Robert Hugill

Ask Alice - Classical music agony aunt Alice McVeigh returns to tell the story of her rescue by Hel and Slime

With Callas in Mind - Personal reflections on visits to New York, by Grahame Ainge

Ensemble. Congress of passions - The Finchley Choral Society Centenary Concert, reviewed by Keith Bramich

CD Spotlight. Mightily dramatic - Georg Katzer's 'Medea in Korinth', appreciated by Patric Standford. '... vivid and clear spontaneity ...'

Ensemble. A memorable occasion - Martino Tirimo at London's Wigmore Hall, prefaced by other thoughts from Bill Newman

Ensemble. A night to remember - Roderic Dunnett is impressed by Strauss's 'Ariadne auf Naxos' at Covent Garden

Ensemble - Power of understatement. Roderic Dunnett at a new production of Euripides' tragedy 'Bacchae', with music by Sir Harrison Birtwistle

Ensemble - Plea for peace. David Wilkins reports from the Athens Megaron on the first performance of the new opera 'Lysistrata' by Mikis Theodorakis

Site seeing - Ludwig's torso ... another visit to the world of music websites, with Keith Bramich

MV3 - fragments of forgotten sounds - take Gordon Rumson's world tour! (concluded from last month)

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MV3 - fragments of forgotten sounds - take Gordon Rumson's world tour!

Site seeing - Snow White and the 7th Virus - websites recommended by our readers, with Keith Bramich

Site seeing - Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001), and more top websites

Luminous setting - Shirley Ratcliffe attends a John Tavener première


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