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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

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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Last Night of the Proms, Barton, BBCSO, Oramo review – woke not broke

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Prom 69: Stikhina, Czech Philharmonic, Bychkov – dark textures and powerful passions

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Prom 25: Gabetta, BBCSO, Stasevska review – stunning Weinberg debut

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Prom 3, CBeebies: A Musical Trip to the Moon review - a celebration of the Apollo 11 landing

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Prom 1, BBCSO, Canellakis review - space-age First Night

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La Fille du Régiment, Royal Opera review - enjoyable but questionable revival

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Ax, Keenlyside, Dover Quartet, Wigmore Hall review – celebratory Schumann

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A tip of the hat to Julia Ormond for boldly going where many an actress might have chosen not to. In this new...