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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

Elias Quartet, Wigmore Hall review – sinewy, muscular Beethoven

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BBC Proms live online: Hough, BBC Scottish SO, Chauhan review - sombre reflections on lockdown

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Moses und Aron, Komische Oper Berlin, OperaVision review – complex and powerful memorial

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Sadko, Bolshoi Opera online review - medieval Russia meets reality TV

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Remembering Krzysztof Penderecki (1933-2020)

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Skelton, Rice, BBCSO, Gardner, Barbican review – romanticism’s last stand

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Gabetta, NHK SO, Järvi, RFH review - transparency and dynamism

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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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