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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.

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When I say that Matthew Dunster’s Much Ado is revolutionary I’m not talking about the many textual updatings and...

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DVD/Blu-ray: The Fabulous Baron Munchausen

Baron Munchausen’s exploits have been filmed before. Terry Gilliam’s star-studded 1988 version floundered thanks to a sub-par script, and there’s...

Dunkirk review - old-fashioned filmmaking on the grandest sc...

What is the Dunkirk spirit? It has been so thoroughly internalised by the national psyche that, 77 years on, it’s as much a brand, a meme or a...

Prom 7 review: Weilerstein, BBCSO, Weilerstein - new cello c...

It’s at times like this that I give thanks for the Proms....