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Peter Quantrill

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Peter has written about music ever since completing his studies in the Classics. He contributes regularly to Gramophone, the Catholic Herald and The Strad, as well as writing for the Salzburg Festival, Warner Classics, Opera and Pianist magazines, among others. He also made significant contributions to Help your Kids with Music (Dorling Kindersley, 2015) and 1001 Classical Recordings (Cassell, rev 2016).

Articles By Peter Quantrill

Crowe, BBCSSO, Volkov, BBC Proms review - shining light on history and heritage

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Brauss, BBC Philharmonic, Gernon, BBC Proms review - surprises and miracles in store

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King Lear, The Grange Festival review - friendship in adversity

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Das Lied von der Erde, Kožená, Staples, LSO, Rattle, Barbican online review - more joy than sorrow

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Siegfried, Göteborg Opera online review - a hero for our times

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Myaskovsky Dialogues, Yekaterinburg online review - revival and revelation

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Pavel Kolesnikov, Wigmore Hall online review - the joyful wisdom of the Goldbergs

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Paul Lewis, Wigmore Hall review – Classical consolations

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BSO, Karabits, The Lighthouse, Poole online review – stealing fire from the gods

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Istanbul International Music Festival online review – East-West flair and finesse

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Bernard Haitink: The Enigmatic Maestro, BBC Two review - saying goodbye with Bruckner

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Being Beethoven, BBC Four review – from grubby kid to grumpy genius

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Missa solemnis, BBCSO, Runnicles, Barbican review - affirmation in the face of adversity

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Beethoven Weekender, Barbican review - genius at work and play

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Kanneh-Mason, LMP, Martín, Fairfield Halls review – modest mastery on show

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Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch, BBCSO, Bychkov, Barbican review – fire and brimstone on a flat canvas

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Black British Musical Theatre 1900-1950, Wigmore Hall review...

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Thomas Hardy: Fate, Exclusion and Tragedy, Sky Arts review –...

Born in 1840, Thomas Hardy lived a life of in-betweens. Modern yet traditional, the son of a builder who went on to become a famous novelist, he...

Camp Siegfried, Old Vic review - the banality of evil, brill...

A stealthily powerful play gets the production of its dreams in Camp Siegfried, which marks a high-profile UK presence for the American...

Ben Howard, Royal Festival Hall review - authentic and reass...

Ben Howard is a man of very few words, unless of course, there’s a...

Esther Yoo, Yekwon Sunwoo, Wigmore Hall review - Korean duo...

The duo partnership between violinist Esther Yoo and...

The Lodger, Coronet Theatre review - underdeveloped family d...

The Coronet Theatre is a beautiful space – it’s a listed Victorian building, and the bar’s like something out of a film about Oscar Wilde....

Colson Whitehead: Harlem Shuffle review - period piece speak...

More than once, reading Colson Whitehead’s latest novel Harlem Shuffle, the brilliant Josh and Benny Safdie movie Uncut...

DVD/Blu-ray: The Servant

Switching between upstairs and downstairs makes your soul melt, in this first of three Joseph Losey/Harold Pinter...

LSO, Rattle, Barbican review - a glimpse into Bruckner’s wor...

For most Bruckner fans, the multiple editions and revisions...

Anuvab Pal, Soho Theatre review - Empire and Bollywood colli...

Anuvab Pal may be a new name to some UK audiences (although many will know him from the global...