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Boyd Tonkin

Articles By Boyd Tonkin

Beethoven: 1808 Reconstructed, Aimard, Philharmonia, Salonen, RFH review - a feast in fading light

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Emma Glass: Rest and Be Thankful review – fiction from the paediatric front-line

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Panikos Panayi: Migrant City review – the capital of the world

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Andsnes, Mahler Chamber Orchestra Soloists, Wigmore Hall review - conversations with Mozart

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Acis and Galatea, The Sixteen, Christophers, Cadogan Hall review – pocket-sized pastoral pleasures

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Eimear McBride: Strange Hotel review - keycards to the heart of a woman in flight

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Albert Costa: The Bilingual Brain review – double-talking heads and what they tell us

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Blomfield, Philharmonia, Salonen, RFH review - sounds of a troubled truce

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Francine Toon: Pine review – trauma and terror in the Highlands

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Ibragimova, LSO, Stutzmann, Barbican review – grace and gravity

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Michael Hunter: The Decline of Magic review - when mockery killed witches

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Les Arts Florissants, Christie, Agnew, Barbican review – splendid Baroque knees-up

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Tynan, Clayton, Murray, Aurora Orchestra, Dean, Wigmore Hall review - Britten lives!

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Schiff, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Fischer, Barbican review – generosity and geniality

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Orphée, English National Opera review – through a screen darkly

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Wegener, LPO, Jurowski, RFH review – on the revolutionary road to Mahler

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