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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

Prom 6: Hough, BBC Philharmonic, Mark Wigglesworth review - poetry and power

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Paul Lewis, Wigmore Hall review - superlative Schubert

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Giulio Cesare, English Touring Opera review - a return visit to Handel's Egypt

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Ólafsson, LPO, Gardner, RFH review - spirit of delight

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Watts, BBCSO, Wigglesworth, Barbican review - clarity, control and focus

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Christian Gerhaher, Gerold Huber, Wigmore Hall review - muted regret and distant longing

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Leif Ove Andsnes, Wigmore Hall review - brooding richness and fiery fervour

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Kavakos, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Harding, Barbican review - elegance without poise

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theartsdesk at the Bayreuth Festival Ring 2022 - a jumbled mess of ideas, some of them compelling

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Prom 5, Power, BBC Philharmonic, Mena review - detail and breadth

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Isabelle Faust, Alexander Melnikov, Wigmore Hall review - surprise and spontaneity

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Eugene Onegin, Opera Holland Park Young Artists review - intimacy and reflection

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theartsdesk at the Dresden Music Festival - orchestral abundance in a spectacular setting

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Vondráček, LSO, Tilson Thomas, Barbican review - mixed messages

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Moore, LSO, Zhang, Barbican review – virtuosity worn lightly

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Lohengrin, Royal Opera review - a timely return to warzone Brabant

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Visit from an Unknown Woman, Hampstead Theatre review - slim...

Who was Stefan Zweig? It's likely that it's mostly older folk who studied German literature at A-level who have encountered this superb...

Longlegs review - like its titular killer, this summer'...

Apparently when Maika Monroe first saw Nicolas Cage in his full Longlegs get-up, her heart-rate skyrocketed to 170 bpm (...

Album: Chris Cohen - Paint a Room

Paint a Room is idiosyncratic, but it is an absolute joy. Accessible too. Permeated with a summery vibe, its 10 songs glisten like the...

theartsdesk at the Buxton International Festival - power and...

Buxton International Festival offers one thundering success, one uneasy compromise and one surprisingly enjoyable experience, in its three...

Sleep review - things that go bump in the night

The question Korean director Jason Yu is asking...

Album: Catherine Russell and Sean Mason - My Ideal

Voice and piano.The combination can have a simplicity, a conversational freedom, a rightness...

Fly Me To The Moon review - NASA gets a Madison Avenue makeo...

It’s over 50 years since men last landed on our orbiting space-neighbour, but...

Album: AJ Lee & Blue Summit - City of Glass

In the world of popular music, tangential connections to success are profile-raising. They offer an immediate connection to an artist. It is...

MaXXXine review - a bloody star is born

Mia Goth’s mighty Maxine finally makes it to Hollywood in Ti West’s brash conclusion to the trilogy he began with X (2022), which has...