Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Presenting the Super Conductor

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Presenting the Super Conductor

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TAKE CLASSIC MUSIC NIGHTS OUT PHILHARMONIA Tonight, 7.30pm. Queen Elizabeth Hall, SE1 (0870 382 8000) The young Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel caused a sensation when he stepped in for another conductor last autumn. Now he returns under his own billing to prove himself in a programme that takes in Bernstein and Revueltas as well as Prokofiev and Shostakovich.

LA BOHEME Tonight until 5 March, 7.30pm and matinees. Royal Albert Hall, SW7 (020 7838 3100) Francesca Zambello's spectacular in-the-round production of Puccini's favourite returns to the Albert Hall for 12 performances. The major roles are shared and David Parry conducts the Royal Philharmonic.

KING'S CONSORT Tomorrow, 7.30pm.

Wigmore Hall, W1 (020 7935 2141) Attractive programme GOTHIC NIGHTMARES: THE ROMANTIC IMAGINATION Until Monday 1 May.

Tate Britain, SW1 (020 7887 8008) At the heart of this brooding celebration of 18th-century deviance is Henry Fuseli's 1781 painting, The Nightmare, in which a burly imp perches atop a supine woman in white, watched over by a Handel, Clarke, Purcell and Eccles from the admirable period-instrument group with trumpeter Crispian Steele-Perkins. …

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