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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

Angelich, Aurora Orchestra, Collon, Kings Place review - warm embraces from good companions

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Beatrice Rana, Wigmore Hall review - fantasy and sonority writ large

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Garvey, Quatuor Zaïde, Classical Vauxhall review - vibrant chamber music for all

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Alice's Adventures Under Ground, Royal Opera review - a blast for children of all ages

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Siegfried, LPO, Jurowski, RFH review - an incandescent journey to the mountain top

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Persona, Riverside Studios review - Bergman masterpiece transformed into 'The Mumbling'

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Denis Kozhukhin, QEH review - lyric mastery and subtle elegance

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Shostakovich 24 Preludes and Fugues, Igor Levit, Barbican review - an eagle's-eye view

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Bach Sunday with the Suzukis, RAM / Appl, AAM, Milton Court review - father, son and Holy Ghost

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Watkins, Clayton, Philharmonia, Salonen, RFH review - a rainbow cornucopia

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Sukanya, RFH review - Ravi Shankar's bright-eyed, varied fable

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Elisabeth Leonskaja, Wigmore Hall review - pure musical essence

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Gautier Capuçon, Yuja Wang, Barbican review - spellbinding moments in circumscribed programme

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Bowers-Broadbent, Theatre of Voices, Kings Place - grit needed in the oyster

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Clarke, Ränzlöv, The Mozartists, Page, Wigmore Hall - young Mozart among the giants

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Suzman, London Schools Symphony Orchestra, Edwards, Barbican review - a cabaret from hell

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