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graham rickson

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Graham, who writes on classical music, lives in Leeds.

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After Impressionism: Inventing Modern Art, National Gallery...

What a feast! Congratulations are due to the National Gallery for its latest...

John Wick: Chapter 4 review - is this the El Cid of shoot-...

Since the first John Wick film from 2014 became an unexpected hit, the Wick franchise has blossomed into a booming business empire, also...

Black Superhero, Royal Court review - ambitious, but messy

The act of idol worship is, at one and the same time, both distantly ancient and compellingly contemporary. Whether it is Superman, Wonder Woman...

Wilhelmina Barns-Graham: Paths to Abstraction, Hatton Galler...

A small cottage vanishes into a surrounding bay, its walls apparitional against pale waters. In the background, a pier juts out into the ocean,...

Album: Leveret - Forms

Ten years ago, three leading young English folk musicians got together in a room and swapped some tunes – Rob Harbron, whose English concertina...

Fröst, Philharmonia, Lazarova, Kuusisto, Southbank Centre re...

Anna Clyne’s engaging First Person here led me to two of her works in a Philharmonia rainbow. She curated a woodwind-based gem of a 6pm programme...

1976 review - dark, chilly Chilean thriller

It starts innocuously, with paint. A woman is sitting in a hardware store, studying a travel guide for colour ideas, while briefing the chap...

Album: Lana Del Rey - Did You Know That There's a Tunne...

Compared to her peers, Lana del Rey is mightily prolific. This is her eighth album since her breakthough 11 years ago (her ninth in total). Her...

Suede, Symphony Hall, Birmingham review - a messianic perfor...

“Why do we come to concerts?” asks Brett Anderson, Suede’s ringmaster and vocalist, before launching into an acoustic version of “The Wild Ones”...