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A finely honed and spacious selection dating from the 1950s to now, looks in acute focus at the work – a scatter of drawings, a print, but almost entirely paintings – of Frank...
This Barbican concert began with a Mendelssohn overture and ended with a Haydn symphony. But on stage were the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Ilan Volkov. What did you expect in...
Erkki-Sven Tüür, Brett Dean: Gesualdo Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir/Tõnu Kaljuste (ECM) Hearing composers engaging with the music of...
Coming in to this, the second album from big-voiced, baby-faced David Gahan lookalike John Newman, I was keen to see how he’d progressed. After the occasionally satisfying blend...
If there was any doubt as to the musical preferences of BBC4's commissioning arm, consider this: The whole history of funk got an hour. Meanwhile, indie music – a niche...
Not just a mere rock star but spiritual guru, peace campaigner, political icon, thorn in the flesh of Richard Nixon and the CIA, and ultimately martyr. John Lennon, who would have...
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Gripping melodrama reaches its conclusion
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A not-so-Swinging Sixties in Joan Littlewood’s comedic yet fiercely political critique of so-called progress
Outstanding documentary on ice hockey and politics charts changing mood of Russia
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Mature, entrancing collection of new songs from increasingly assured transatlantic partnership
An unlikely but stimulating Classical frame for a new work by Richard Ayres
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Robin Haggart premieres a repertoire rarity with Andrew Manze and RLPO
Sondheim as opera fails to stay the distance
Brushed up Shakespeare in a sizzling new production
Lise Lindstrom steals the show as a sensual Strauss anti-heroine in concert
Rough and vivid, these paintings are the opposite of idealised, but nonetheless seductive
So much drama and emotion - an exhibition that pulses with life
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Balanchine and Cunningham get the Trocks treatment in second London bill
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