sun 21/01/2018

stephen walsh

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

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Bruno Maçães: The Dawn of Eurasia review - middle of nowhere

Part travelogue and part broad analysis of the current and future challenges facing the EU, the premise of Bruno Maçães’s new book The Dawn of...

CD: Hollie Cook - Vessel of Love

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Reissue CDs Weekly: Television Personalities

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Lumiere London review - London in a different light

It seems they’re having trouble with the lights. Thirty-five past five and they’re not yet on. “Typical,” laughs a woman, surveying the huddle of...

Giselle, Royal Ballet review - beautiful dancing in a produc...

The run of Giselle that opened at the Royal Opera House last night was completely sold out before it even started, and no wonder. Pair...

Rebecka Martinsson: Arctic Murders, More4 review - Swedish s...

Sara Lund and Saga Norén have a lot to answer for. Their adventures in the murk of murder as they grapple with their own dysfunctional psychology...

BBCSO, Pons, Barbican review - love hurts in vivid Spanish d...

This was an evening of Iberian highways re-travelled, but with a difference. At the beginning of 2016, the centenary of Spanish master Enrique...

DVD/Blu-ray: I Am Not a Witch

Rungano Nyoni’s debut feature premiered at last year’s Directors' Fortnight in...

The Birthday Party, Harold Pinter Theatre review - starry ca...

Is modernism dead and buried? Anyone considering the long haul of...