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Gavin Dixon

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Gavin Dixon is a writer, journalist and editor specialising in classical music. He teaches at the University of Kent and is a Curator of Musical Instruments at the Horniman Museum. He is also Music Editor of Fanfare Magazine.

Articles By Gavin Dixon

Theatre of Voices, Kings Place review - fluidity and dynamism in Stockhausen

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Hagen Quartet, Jörg Widmann, Wigmore Hall review – proportion and elegance

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Royal Academy of Music SO, Knussen, RAM review – vibrant, varied Stravinsky

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Colin Currie Group, Kings Place review - dynamism and detail in Steve Reich

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Salome, Royal Opera review – lurid staging still packs a punch

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Zimerman, LSO, Rattle, Barbican review - a diverse Bernstein centenary

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Mark Padmore, Mitsuko Uchida, Wigmore Hall review - direct and uncompromising Schubert

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Christian Tetzlaff, Lars Vogt, Wigmore Hall review - lyrical Brahms from veteran duo

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theartsdesk in Katowice - energy and imagination at the Fitelberg Conducting Competition

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Singcircle, Barbican review - veteran ensemble bids farewell with Stockhausen

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Florian Boesch, Justus Zeyen, Wigmore Hall review - power, intimacy and atmosphere

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LPO, Renes, RFH review - solid Bruckner lacking in nuance

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BBCSO, Storgårds, Barbican review – Jolas intrigues, Mahler 4 disappoints

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Lucia di Lammermoor, Royal Opera review - creepy, violent and intense

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BBCSO, Brabbins, Barbican review - commanding vistas of earth and sea

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Dardanus, English Touring Opera review - mixed fortunes for warzone updating

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Dark River review - haunted rural realism

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Rose Matafeo, Soho Theatre review - sassy and she knows it

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CD: Moby - Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt

After two albums of battle anthems for Trump-addled times, raging against the machine with his “Void Pacific Choir”, Moby’s fifteenth long-player...

Frozen, Haymarket Theatre review - star cast explores the re...

Whatever the weather, this week is Frozen. On Broadway, the Disney musical of that name begins previews, but let’s let that go. In the...