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Richard Bratby

Articles By Richard Bratby

Balsom, CBSO, Gražinytė-Tyla, Symphony Hall Birmingham review - made in Brum

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The Gondoliers, National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company review - charm where it matters

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Eugene Onegin/Georgiana, Buxton Festival review - poetry and pantomime

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Anna Bolena, Longborough Festival Opera review - Henry VIII's court becomes a sexualised death cult

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CBSO, Gražinytė-Tyla, Symphony Hall Birmingham review - joy unbounded

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CBSO, Volkov, Symphony Hall, Birmingham review - Mahler goes Bauhaus

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Melzer, Albion Quartet, Birmingham Town Hall review - songs without words

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Elizabeth I/Macbeth, English Touring Opera review - elegance and eeriness

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Hadelich, CBSO, Măcelaru, Symphony Hall Birmingham review - industrial strength Vaughan Williams

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L'heure espagnole, Mid Wales Opera review - Ravel goes like clockwork

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CBSO, Leleux, Birmingham Town Hall review - oboe extraordinaire

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The Music of Harry Potter, CBSO, Seal, Symphony Hall, Birmingham review - orchestral wizardry

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Kremer, CBSO, Wellber, Symphony Hall Birmingham review - supercharged Dvořák

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Idomeneo, Buxton Festival review - revolution in the head

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Gringytė, Williams, CBSO, Gražinytė-Tyla, Symphony Hall, Birmingham review - living in the moment

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The Marriage of Figaro, English Touring Opera review - vanilla Mozart still tastes sweet

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