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Established in 1999, Seen and Heard International originated as the ‘live review’ section of  MusicWeb International, one of the most comprehensive classical music review magazines in the world.

Seen and Heard International now has a large network of well-established internationally based correspondents who often publish over 25 reviews of concert, opera, ballet, and theatre performances weekly – live or as broadcasts – as well as contributing interviews, season previews, and other articles of musical interest.

The site reports from most of the major venues in the UK and from many others in Europe, the Americas, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.

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While a valiant endeavor, the Metropolitan Opera's new series of steaming concerts can't s

The beloved pianist was a young lion of his generation until a hand injury forced him to rethink his

Composer Max Richter's new album drew inspiration from the Universal Declaration of Human Right

Pianist Yuja Wang, violinist Leonidas Kavakos and several prominent academics have been accused this

Researchers are still digging into the question and sharing their findings decades after the Nazis s

Unable to use his right hand, he performed pieces written for left hand only, conducted and taught.

The Salzburg Festival is unfolding its abbreviated centennial season with an elaborate coronavirus p

How can you get your cultural fix when many arts institutions remain closed? Our writers offer sugge

A folk virtuoso will be the artistic director of the cross-cultural exchange organization founded by

A fifth album in Daniel Barenboim’s Elgar cycle with the Staatskapelle Berlin comes out on Friday.

Ludwig van Beethoven - Violin Sonatas (violin: Leonidas Kavakos, piano: Enrico Pace)This joyous set of Beethoven's sonatas takes its place among the very best.

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky - Pictures, Sarcasms & Visions (feat. piano: Steven Osborne)This sensitive, dynamic recording is a joy, and may even constitute a revelation.

Benjamin Britten - The Rape of Lucretia (conductor: Oliver Knussen; Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble)A deeply affecting experience that ought to win the opera many new admirers.

Andrea Bocelli tells Italians to stop wearing masks and says country's lockdown measures left him 'humiliated'Opera singer revealed he disobeyed lockdown rules and believes coronavirus's severity had been

The First Prom review, Radio 3: Performance of Beethoven's symphonies has moments of magnificenceOne moment saw a mash-up of all of the composer's symphonies condensed into nine minutes

Proms 2020: How to watch archive and live performances on the BBCArchive and live footage will be aired on the BBC from 17 July

BBC Proms 2020 arranging 'multiple programmes' amid coronavirus uncertainty'We're dealing with constantly changing regulations,' said conductor Sakari Oramo