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Martin Longley

Articles By Martin Longley

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

This concert was advertised as the completion of an Elgar symphony cycle, though in the absence of the reconstructed Third, that meant the second...

Music Reissues Weekly: Padang Moonrise - The Birth of the Mo...

“Ka Huma” by Ivo Nilakreshna sounds as if a jazz band was taking on rock ’n’ roll. There’s a swing and sway, busy rhythm guitar and a lead female...

The Fabelmans review - Spielberg remembers with wit and wond...

Spielberg sometimes directed The Fabelmans through a film of tears, as he recreated his cinema’s origins. Lightly fictionalising his own...

Album: Sebastian Rochford, Kit Downes - A Short Diary

A Short Diary, a duo album for piano and drums,...

Jansen, LSO, Noseda, Barbican review - hearts of darkness

There’s life in the old overture-concerto-symphony format yet – especially if the...

Noises Off, Phoenix Theatre review - much revived classic fa...

There’s a chance – a slim one – that you haven’t seen Noises Off, Michael Frayn’s farce...

The Last Stage review - a former prisoner returns to the dea...

Seventy-eight years ago, on January 27,1945, Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated by the Red Army. The iconic images of the ovens with...

Charlie & Stan, Wilton’s Music Hall, review - a beguilin...

Imagine what would have happened if the young Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel were cabin-mates on a transatlantic liner. The Told by an...