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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.

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Its Dali-esque sleeve image captures Goes West perfectly. Over its 10 instrumental tracks, the music drifts inwards from outside as if...

Stop and Search, Arcola Theatre review - a murky view of mod...

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James Acaster, Phoenix Theatre review - a masterclass in com...

There's a story in James Acaster's superb new show at the ...

Rosenbaum's Rescue, Park Theatre review - curiously sol...

Theatrical alchemy is eternally slippery. On paper Rosenbaum’s Rescue at the...

CD: Abdesselam Damoussi and Nour Eddine - Jedba

It’s not often that music of this kind gets a release outside of ...

LSO, Rattle, Barbican review - Bartók dances, Bruckner sings

Bartók’s Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta and...

Cold Feet, Series 8, ITV review - mortality lite

How much more is there to say about the thrills and spills of midlife? Cold Feet made a surprisingly nimble return to...

Approaching Empty, Kiln Theatre review - more minicab than U...

Write what you know, says the adage, and that's exactly what...

Fibonacci Sequence, Conway Hall review - characterful chambe...

Most classical concert reviews focus on prominent orchestras and opera companies at major venues. But beyond the likes of the Barbican and the...