fri 22/03/2019

Miranda Heggie

Articles By Miranda Heggie

Total Immersion: Ligeti, Barbican review - exploring a 20th-century master mind

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Johnson, Carducci Quartet, Warwick Arts Centre review - new work with well-loved quintets

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Hussain, Symphony Orchestra of India, Dalal, Symphony Hall, Birmingham review - new sounds from a new band

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Kempf, Devin, St Petersburg Philharmonic, Sinaisky, Symphony Hall, Birmingham review - aglow but not alight

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Pagliacci, Scottish Opera review - roll up, roll up for opera like never before!

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Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh - transforming spaces

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RSNO, Oundjian, Usher Hall, Edinburgh review - ending on a high in Mahler

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Eugene Onegin, Scottish Opera review - sweepingly sumptuous Tchaikovsky

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Wang, RSNO, Oundjian, Usher Hall, Edinburgh review - percussion sets Shostakovich's 'Leningrad' ablaze

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Dickson, SCO, Swensen, Queen's Hall, Edinburgh review - world premiere of a bold new work

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theartsdesk in Kraków - Easter music with a British focus

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Ariadne auf Naxos, Scottish Opera review - superb singing in slick new production

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Martín, SCO, Ticciati, Usher Hall, Edinburgh review - farewell to the best of chief conductors

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Flight, Scottish Opera review - poignant and powerful, this production soars

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