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Gavin Dixon

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Gavin Dixon is a writer, journalist and editor based in Hertfordshire, UK. He has a PhD on the symphonies of Alfred Schnittke and is a member of the editorial team for the Alfred Schnittke Collected Works Edition, currently being published in St Petersburg. Gavin is also a Curator of Musical Instruments at the Horniman Museum in London and Music Editor of Fanfare Magazine.

Articles By Gavin Dixon

Blaauw, LPO, Jurowski, RFH review - Beethoven seen in '2020 Vision'

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Buniatishvili, RPO, Wigglesworth, RFH review – dark drama and controlled power

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Cargill, BBCSO, Saraste, Barbican review - less is more in Shostakovich

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Beethoven Discovery Day, Batiashvili, LSO, Rattle, Barbican review – reassessing a rarity

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Family Total Immersion: Lift Off!, BBC SO, Glassberg, Barbican review – 50th anniversary tribute to Apollo 11

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Death in Venice, Royal Opera review – expansive but intimate evocations

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theartsdesk in Warsaw: musical perspectives on culture beyond communism

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Pavlů, Prague SO, Inkinen, Cadogan Hall review - exhilarating but uneven Mahler Third

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Williams, LPO, Alsop, RFH review - sleek lines and pastoral tones

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Weinberg Focus Day, Wigmore Hall review – innocence and loss, violence and calm

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Angela Hewitt, Wigmore Hall review - a match made in heaven

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Brockes-Passion, Arcangelo, Cohen, Wigmore Hall review – hybrid Handel

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The Seraglio, English Touring Opera review – focused and light

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Orpheus and Eurydice, English National Opera review – imaginative but underwhelming

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Don Giovanni, Royal Opera review - laid-back Lothario

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LSO, Rattle, Barbican Hall review – visions of the beyond

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Hunters, Amazon Prime review - bringing God's justice t...

Apparently network executives initially reacted with alarm to the premise of Hunters,...

Supergrass, Barrowland, Glasgow review - nostalgic reunion p...

As Gaz Coombes noted around the halfway point of Supergrass’s Barrowland set “the last time we were here it was to say goodbye”. That was a decade...

Album: BTS – Map of the Soul: 7

To anyone out of their teens or without a grasp of the Korean language, BTS are probably an unknown quantity. Yet, they are probably the most...

Message in a Bottle, Peacock Theatre review - a hiphop singa...

It’s hard enough to imagine hip hop set to the songs of Sting, but a hip hop show in which 27...

Midnight Family review - a thrilling documentary set in Mexi...

“It’s cool to see a car crash or a gunshot wound, it’s exciting.” Emergency medical technician Juan Ochoa, 17, loves his work, which is just as...

A Number, Bridge Theatre review - a dream team dazzles anew

There are any number of ways to perform A Number, Caryl Churchill’s bleak and beautiful...

Andsnes, Mahler Chamber Orchestra Soloists, Wigmore Hall rev...

Leif Ove Andsnes’s long-term partnership with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra has already yielded rich fruit, and the...

Little Joe - trouble in the greenhouse

Austrian filmmaker Jessica Hausner’s disquieting fifth feature, and her...

Mahler's 'Resurrection' Symphony, Philharmoni...

So many performances of Mahler's most theatrical symphony every...

The Call of the Wild review - how big-hearted Buck became le...

Jack London’s original novel was a brutal and Darwinian account of a dog's life in the Klondike during the gold rush at the end of the 19th...