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Bernard Hughes

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Bernard Hughes is a composer and writer, based in London.

Articles By Bernard Hughes

Iestyn Davies, Aurora Orchestra, Kings Place review - arresting musical miscellany

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Dmitri Ensemble, Ross, St John's Smith Square review - impressive minimalism for strings

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Juliana, Nova Music Opera, St John's Smith Square review - new version of a classic drama

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Prom 65, London Voices, BBCSO, Bychkov review - 20th century masterpieces hit home

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Prom 33, Schultz, Reuter, BBCSO, Farnes review - powerful Brahms Requiem

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Prom 31, Barnatan, Minnesota Orchestra, Vänskä - American classics take centre-stage

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Prom 12, Weilerstein, BBCSO, Canellakis review - energetic 20th century classics

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Prom 4, Simpson, BBCPO, Mena review - terrific Lindberg, brooding Shostakovich

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The Abduction from the Seraglio, The Grange Festival review - enjoyable if conventional production

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The Courtesan’s Gaze, Fieri Consort, Handel House review – historical female composers in context

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Ligeti Chamber Music, QEH review - inventive celebration of iconic composer

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Anna Meredith, Southbank Sinfonia, QEH review - triumphant genre-busting treat

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Donohoe, LPO, Orozco-Estrada, RFH review – wit aplenty in rare Stravinsky

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Sonoro, Ferris, St Botolph-without-Bishopsgate review - intriguingly programmed launch concert

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Coates, Tenebrae, Short, Kings Place review - effective meeting of cello and choir

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Labèques, Aurora Orchestra, Collon, Kings Place review - good-natured Schubert and Mozart delight

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Matilda the Musical review - a dizzying, smartly subversive...

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Music Reissues Weekly: Love - Expressions Tell Everything

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