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David Nice

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David writes, lectures and broadcasts on music. A former music critic for The Guardian and The Sunday Correspondent, he is a regular voice on BBC Radio 3. He has written short studies on Elgar, Richard Strauss, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and the history of opera, and is currently working on the second volume of his Prokofiev biography for Yale University Press. He runs his own lecture series, Opera in Depth, at the Frontline Club in Paddington.

Articles By David Nice

Baker, Ridout, LaFollette, Schwizgebel, Fidelio Orchestra Cafe review - fun and ferocity

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Ragged Music Festival review - musical utopia in an East End schoolroom

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Viktoria Mullova, Misha Mullov-Abbado, Fidelio Orchestra Cafe review - a rainbow of brilliant artistry

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Bach’s The Art of Fugue, Angela Hewitt, Wigmore Hall – the many voices of humanity

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Academy of St Martin in the Fields review - from solo meditations to collective celebrations

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Castalian Quartet/Elizabeth Llewellyn, Simon Lepper, Wigmore Hall review - out of this world

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Finley, LPO, Gardner, Royal Festival Hall (p)review - special magic ready for streaming

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A London Saturday with Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Pavel Kolesnikov, Samson Tsoy and friends - review

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Fidelio, Garsington Opera review - heart of darkness, light-filled liberation

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Igor Levit, Wigmore Hall/Hill Quartet, Bandstand Chamber Festival review – seamlessness inside and out

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Eavesdropping on Rattle, the LSO and Bartók’s Bluebeard

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Alban Gerhardt, Markus Becker, Wigmore Hall review - long shadows and rich sounds

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Maggini Quartet/Friend, Solem Quartet, Bandstand Chamber Festival review - in harmony with nature

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The Shrine & Bed Among the Lentils, Bridge Theatre review - loneliness shared, with wit and melancholy

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Sócrates review - pain and grief on the Brazilian coast

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Aurora Orchestra, Collon, West Handyside Canopy review – energy blasts outside Kings Cross Waitrose

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