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Christopher Lambton

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Christopher Lambton writes about music when he is not looking after woodland or chopping firewood

Articles By Christopher Lambton

Last Night of the Proms, BBC review - a feast of unusual morsels in a traditional wrapper

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Grosvenor, RSNO, Chan, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall online review - too big for the small screen

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Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Emelyanychev online review – versatile virtuosity from Edinburgh

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Così fan tutte, Scottish Opera online review - wit and deception in an empty theatre

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La bohème, Scottish Opera – pandemic Puccini

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Nixon in China, Scottish Opera - musical chatter, poetic banality

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Morison, RSNO, Järvi, Usher Hall, Edinburgh review – French romance

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Cargill, RSNO, Søndergård, Usher Hall, Edinburgh review - luscious opening to a rich season

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Edinburgh International Festival 2019: MacMillan birthday concerts - searing world premiere

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Edinburgh International Festival 2019: Colin Currie Group, BBCSSO, Dausgaard/DiDonato, NYO-USA, Pappano

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Edinburgh International Festival 2019: Mahler's 'Resurrection' Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Dudamel - detailed judgment day canvas

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Sampson, BBCSSO, Runnicles, Usher Hall, Edinburgh

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Rusalka, Scottish Opera

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Osborne, RSNO, Denève, Usher Hall, Edinburgh

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Royal, Wood, SCO, Spanjaard, Usher Hall, Edinburgh

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Giltburg, RSNO, Prieto, Usher Hall, Edinburgh

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Podium odes to joy: conductors at the 2021 BBC Proms

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For those amongst you who listened obsessively to the soundtrack of Call Me By Your Name, the idea of an album by cult...