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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

Kim, RSNO, Stockhammer, Usher Hall, Edinburgh review - bold programming survives a replacement

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Delepelaire, RSNO, Søndergård, Usher Hall, Edinburgh review - festive and magical

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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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Raymonda, English National Ballet, Coliseum review - a creak...

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Memory Box review - exquisitely made drama set in Lebanon

Memory Box is that rare thing, a glimpse into a lost world from its traumatised inhabitants. Made by the...

Album: Earl Sweatshirt - Sick!

Around 2017, Thebe Neruda Kgositsile, known professionally as Earl Sweatshirt, said he wanted to push his music in a more experimental direction,...

First Person: Femi Elufowoju Jr. on directing Verdi's...

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Russell Howard, Netflix special review - joyous return to li...

In 2019, Russell Howard was all set to celebrate his 20th year in...

Album: John Mellencamp - Strictly A One-Eyed Jack

“I didn’t even know what I was writing about. It was just sent to me”, John Mellencamp has said of Strictly A One-Eyed Jack, his first...

Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story, Jermyn Street Theat...

There's a lot of True Crime stuff about, so it's hardly a surprise to see Stephen Dolginoff's 2003 off-Broadway musical back on the London stage,...