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Boyd Tonkin

Articles By Boyd Tonkin

Prom 64, Beethoven's Last Three Piano Sonatas, Schiff review - morning glory

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Prom 57, Bach Mass in B Minor, OAE, Butt review - passion and precision

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Prom 49, Mahler's 'Resurrection' Symphony, Connolly, Alder, LSO, Rattle review - a long and grand goodbye

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Prom 43, Solomon, The English Concert, Jeannin review - a Handelian box of delights

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Prom 34, Soltani, BBC Philharmonic, Ollikainen review - journeys into inner worlds

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Prom 31, Alder, Ulster Orchestra, Rustioni review - a summer night's dream

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Prom 27, Dinnerstein, National Youth Orchestra, Gourlay review - colour symphonies

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Prom 17, Walshe, Tsallagova, Shenyang, NYC, BBCSSO, Volkov review - the sublime and the (enjoyably) ridiculous

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Prom 13, The Wreckers, Glyndebourne review - an overloaded ship steered with pride

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Margot La Rouge/Le Villi, Opera Holland Park review – Parisian fancies and Black Forest gâteau

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Otello, Grange Park Opera review - angels and demons

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Fidelio, Insula Orchestra, Barbican review - truth and justice brought to light

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Kožená, LSO, Rattle, Barbican review - Berlin to Broadway, and back

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Faust, English Baroque Soloists, Gardiner, St Martin-in-the-Fields review – gusto and grace

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Alejandro Zambra: Chilean Poet review - from here to paternity

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Angela Hewitt, Wigmore Hall review - grand tour in a luxury vehicle

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