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Bach: Brandenburg Concertos Florilegium, dir. Ashley Solomon (Channel Classics)This is a predictably satisfying pair of discs, another outstanding set of period-instrument...
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Benjamin Clementine’s idea of repartee with the audience is producing a clementine orange and smiling shyly. Clad in his trademark greatcoat-over-naked chest, with bare feet and...
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An adaptation that feels like a children's drama dressed up in adult clothes
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Baroque delights, controversial cantatas and contemporary dance music
Divine singing which deserves to be recorded
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Donizetti gets Glyndebourne's season off to a sober and psychological start
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Much-loved music director begins his long goodbye with Wagner's ritual drama
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Brass band the highlight of new triple bill
Leaden score and ponderous choreography do an injustice to Bloomsbury author's name
Rambert Dance Company's inaugural Music Fellow discusses his new ballet score
Wonderfully funny evening with a comedian-ventriloquist at the top of her game
Playful show during which the comic builds his own set
Drag artist tells her charming and funny story