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...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Television Personalities

How much of someone else’s despair is it possible to take? What are the limits on putting a sense of desolation or isolation into a song? Can such...

CD: Hollie Cook - Vessel of Love

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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...