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Proms 64 & 66, Simon Rattle Rattle/Berlin Philharmonic Royal Albert Hall, London, 2nd and 3rd September Until September 2017, when Simon Rattle officially joins the London Symphony Orchestra, the best chance to see this dynamic conductor in action is still his annual visit to the BBC Proms with the Berlin Philharmonic. This superb group have always had a gleaming, oak-dark string tone and incomparable wind and brass soloists, but under Rattle they’ve gained a precision to equal their textural richness.

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