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Gavin Dixon

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Gavin Dixon is a writer, journalist and editor specialising in classical music. He teaches at the University of Kent and is a Curator of Musical Instruments at the Horniman Museum. He is also Music Editor of Fanfare Magazine.

Articles By Gavin Dixon

BBCSO, Brabbins, Barbican review - commanding vistas of earth and sea

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Dardanus, English Touring Opera review - mixed fortunes for warzone updating

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Goode, LPO, Jurowski, RFH review - tender Mozart, dynamic Bruckner

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The Tallis Scholars, Phillips, Cadogan Hall review - intimacy in late Renaissance music

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Last Night of the Proms review: Stemme, BBCSO, Oramo - international array, abundant blue and gold

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Prom 74: Ax, Vienna Philharmonic, Tilson Thomas review - elegance without passion

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Prom 6: Benedetti, BBC NOW, Søndergård - dazzling violin magic

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Katya Kabanova, Opera Holland Park review - clarity and pace in Janáček's Volga tragedy

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OAE, Christie, St John's Smith Square

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Die Walküre, Grange Park Opera review - imaginative and intelligent

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Ensemble InterContemporain, Wigmore Hall

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Britten Sinfonia, Adès, Barbican

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Britten Sinfonia, Adès, Milton Court

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LSO, Haitink, Barbican

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Hagen Quartet, Wigmore Hall

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Janina Fialkowska, Wigmore Hall

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The Lady from the Sea, Donmar Warehouse review - Nikki Amuka...

What a profoundly beautiful play is Ibsen's The Lady from Sea. It stands in relation to the earlier, relatively confined A Doll’s...

Angela Hewitt, Wigmore Hall review – Bach Partitas shine and...

On paper this was a fairly austere piece of programming. No variety in composer, genre or style, just four Bach Partitas in a row, works of...

CD: The The - Radio Cineola: Trilogy

It’s a long time since The The were bothering the charts with songs that, while often witty and thought provoking, resolutely viewed the glass as...

Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Tate Modern review – funny, moving...

The Kabakovs' exhibition made me thank my lucky stars I was not born in...

Albion, Almeida Theatre, review – Victoria Hamilton’s epic p...

Prolific writer Mike Bartlett is the most impressive penman to have emerged in British theatre in the past decade. The trouble is that his...

Chris Packham: Asperger's and Me, BBC Two review -...

Chris Packham, who devises and presents programmes about nature and animals, has described himself as "a little bit weird". This autobiographical...

The Best Plays in London

London is the theatre capital of the world, with more than 50 playhouses offering theatrical entertainment. From the mighty National Theatre to...

The Best Albums of 2017

Disc of the Day reviews new albums, week in, week out, all year. Below are the albums that our writers gave five stars (listed at...