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stephen walsh

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Bio
Stephen is a former Observer music critic and a regular contributor to The Times, Daily Telegraph, Financial Times, Independent and the BBC. He is the author of a major biography of Stravinsky and other books on Stravinsky, Bartók and Schumann. He holds a chair in music at Cardiff University.

Articles By Stephen Walsh

The World's Wife, Wales Millennium Centre, Weston Studio review - the power and frustration behind the throne

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From the House of the Dead, Welsh National Opera review - elderly staging, music comes up fresh

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Khovanshchina/Eugene Onegin, Welsh National Opera review - Russian revivals strong and weak

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The Magic Flute, Longborough Festival review - sparkling and moving

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Fidelio, Longborough Festival review - death to the concept of concepts

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Pelléas et Mélisande, Garsington Opera review - brilliant but frustrating

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Der Rosenkavalier, Welsh National Opera review - hard to imagine a stronger cast

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Tristan und Isolde, Longborough Festival

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L'Orfeo, EBS, Gardiner, Colston Hall, Bristol

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Y Tŵr, MTW, Sherman Theatre, Cardiff

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L'Incoronazione di Poppea, EBS, Gardiner, Colston Hall, Bristol

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Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria, EBS, Gardiner, Colston Hall, Bristol

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Le Vin herbé, Welsh National Opera

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Kiss Me, Kate, Welsh National Opera

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Kommilitonen, Welsh National Youth Opera, Barry

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The Kingdom, Three Choirs Festival, Gloucester

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