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Igor Toronyi-Lalic

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Igor is the editor of Culture House at The Spectator. He's a co-director of the London Contemporary Music Festival and author of Benjamin Britten (2013) for Penguin.

Articles By Igor Toronyi-Lalic

BBC Proms: Ax, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Haitink/ Hewitt, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Manze

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BBC Proms: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov/ Viktoria Mullova, Matthew Barley

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The Emperor of Atlantis, Arcola Theatre

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The Rite of Spring, Peckham Car Park/ Yellow Lounge, London Bridge Arches

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BBC Proms: Arditti Quartet, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Fischer

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BBC Proms: Mahler 9, Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, Norrington

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BBC Proms: Verdi's Requiem, BBCSO, Bychkov

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BBC Proms: Osborne, BBC Philharmonic, Mena

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BBC Proms: Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Chung/ Erben, Belcea Quartet

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BBC Proms: William Tell, Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Pappano

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DVD: The Music Lovers

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Colin Currie, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, CBSO, BCMG, Oliver Knussen, Aldeburgh Festival

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Madama Butterfly, Royal Opera

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Two Boys, English National Opera

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The Infernal Comedy, Barbican Hall

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Maxwell Davies's Eight Songs for a Mad King/ Birtwistle's Secret Theatre, Queen Elizabeth Hall

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