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Boyd Tonkin

Articles By Boyd Tonkin

Timothy Day: I Saw Eternity the Other Night review - heavenly harmony, earthly discord

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Alice Coote, Christian Blackshaw, Wigmore Hall review – deep feeling and high drama

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Global fiction: the pick of 2018

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Bostridge, Pappano, Barbican review - a tough but thrilling march across the battlefield

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theartsdesk in Gothenburg - Wagner's gold turns green

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Matthew Dennison: Eternal Boy review – the banker who stayed forever young

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Daša Drndić: Belladonna review - a tragicomic journey into Europe's darkness

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Thibaudet/Batiashvili/Capuçon Trio, Barbican review – a supergroup to savour

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Fialkowska, BBCSO, Nesterowicz, Barbican review – a cliche-free night in Poland

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Serse, Fagioli, Il Pomo d'Oro, Barbican review - a night in counter-tenor heaven

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Australian Chamber Orchestra, Tognetti, Milton Court review - brilliantly hyper-active Mozart

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The Triumph of Time and Truth, Higginbottom, Kings Place review – time well spent, despite the words

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Porgy and Bess, English National Opera review - strength in depth on Catfish Row

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Hardenberger, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Nelsons, RFH review - new songs for an old glory

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Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier - Book 2, Hewitt, Wigmore Hall review – high drama in 24 short acts

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Dido and Aeneas, Academy of Ancient Music, Barbican review – prosthetic passions

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