sun 25/02/2018

Nigel Short

Articles By Nigel Short

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Ursula K Le Guin - Dreams Must Explain Themselves review - e...

Essay collections are happily mainstream now, from Zadie Smith to Oliver Sacks, with more and more bits and bobs coming from unexpected quarters....

Reissue CDs Weekly: The Voyager Golden Record

What is music? When pondering archive releases, compilations and...

CD: Niklas Paschburg - Oceanic

Of all the wave of neoclassical or postclassical music of the past half decade or so, some of the most popular is a new breed of rippling,...

'The greatest play ever written': translating...

The Cherry Orchard is the greatest play ever written,” I declared, confidently, aged 16, to my mother, having just read The Cherry...

Brantelid, LPO, Petrenko, RFH review - orchestral excesses r...

The London Philharmonic, conductor Vasily Petrenko and cellist...

CD: Joan Baez - Whistle Down the Wind

Sixty years after her debut at Club 47, Harvard Square,...

Dark River review - haunted rural realism

Country darkness falls quickly when Alice (Ruth Wilson) goes back to the farm. She stops before entering to...

Tony Banks: ‘You either do it by diplomacy or you do it by v...

In a career that began in 1967 and may yet have further life in...

La Vie Parisienne, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire review - v...

Don’t you just love that new concert hall smell? The main hall at the Royal ...