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stephen walsh

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Stephen is a former Observer music critic and a regular contributor to The Times, Daily Telegraph, Financial Times, Independent and the BBC. He is the author of a major biography of Stravinsky and other books on Stravinsky, Bartók and Schumann. He holds a chair in music at Cardiff University.

Articles By Stephen Walsh

The World's Wife, Wales Millennium Centre, Weston Studio review - the power and frustration behind the throne

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From the House of the Dead, Welsh National Opera review - elderly staging, music comes up fresh

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Khovanshchina/Eugene Onegin, Welsh National Opera review - Russian revivals strong and weak

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The Magic Flute, Longborough Festival review - sparkling and moving

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Fidelio, Longborough Festival review - death to the concept of concepts

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Pelléas et Mélisande, Garsington Opera review - brilliant but frustrating

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Der Rosenkavalier, Welsh National Opera review - hard to imagine a stronger cast

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Tristan und Isolde, Longborough Festival

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L'Orfeo, EBS, Gardiner, Colston Hall, Bristol

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Y Tŵr, MTW, Sherman Theatre, Cardiff

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L'Incoronazione di Poppea, EBS, Gardiner, Colston Hall, Bristol

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Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria, EBS, Gardiner, Colston Hall, Bristol

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Le Vin herbé, Welsh National Opera

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Kiss Me, Kate, Welsh National Opera

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Kommilitonen, Welsh National Youth Opera, Barry

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The Kingdom, Three Choirs Festival, Gloucester

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Ensemble InterContemporain, Pintscher, RFH review - a visit...

The Royal Festival Hall rather belied its name for a visit to London on Saturday of France’s premier...

Dina review - a poignant treat

Director Dan Sickles has known Dina her entire life. He knows her engaging personality, and he knows her tragic past. It’s the former which he and...

DVD/Blu-ray: A Man Called Ove

It takes a while to get going, and doesn’t altogether evade sentimentality but overall this black...

Jonas Kaufmann: Tenor for the Ages, BBC Four review - a musi...

Now we know who sent Jonas Kaufmann the Union Jack boxer shorts for the Last Night of the...

The World's Wife, Wales Millennium Centre, Weston Studi...

How many dead female composers can you name? Tom Green, the composer of this stunning one-woman show, could initially only think of five (I...

David Oakes: 'I haven’t done anything as bad as my char...

“He has something of Dillane about him.” Thus Patrick Marber on David Oakes. “I rate him very highly indeed. One of the very best of his...

Mat Ewins, Soho Theatre review - multimedia show with twists...

Mat Ewins comes on stage with a bullet belt slung across his chest. Indiana Jones he ain't, but what follows is a spoof on that film genre, a...

CD: Mark Kozelek With Ben Boye and Jim White

"I’m a person who, knock on wood, hasn’t suffered a lot of writer’s block," speaks/sings...