wed 26/01/2022

Bernard Hughes

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Bernard Hughes is a composer and writer, based in London.

Articles By Bernard Hughes

Voces8 Live from London Christmas online review – seasonal favourites and new discoveries

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Solomon's Knot, Wigmore Hall review - festive music for uncertain times

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The Sixteen, Christophers, Cadogan Hall review - polished and impeccable but slightly sedate

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Colin Currie Group, RFH review - Reich premiere explores fresh territory

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Clements Prize, Conway Hall review - newly-written string trios in competition

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Two-Piano Gala, Kings Place review - five pianists, two pianos, too many pieces

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Black British Musical Theatre 1900-1950, Wigmore Hall review – a disappointing missed opportunity

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First Person: theartsdesk writer Bernard Hughes on composing for the BBC Proms

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Esfahani, Gibson, Manchester Collective, BBC Proms review – variety, but not always in proportion

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Voces8 Live from London Summer online review - choral excellence and more besides

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BBCNOW, Bancroft, BBC Proms review – American music from across the spectrum

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Never to Forget, Spitalfields Festival review – moving musical tributes to lost care and health workers

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Royal Northern Sinfonia, Sage Gateshead online review – a grab bag of players’ favourites

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Coote, Philharmonia, Gardiner, Southbank Centre online review - English masterworks

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Booth, Nash Ensemble, Wigmore Hall online review - contemporary music programme lacks diversity

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Greig, I Fagiolini online review - poetry and music to redeem a damaged world

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Album: Big Big Train - Welcome to the Planet

Six months after the release of Common Ground, neo-proggers Big Big Train return with another...

The Responder, BBC One review - the loneliness of the long-d...

Cops on the box… don’t we just love ‘em? From Jimmy Perez and Ted Hastings to Inspector Reid from Ripper Street and Stella Gibson from...

Bournemouth SO, Karabits, Lighthouse, Poole review - go east...

Focusing on music composed in the former countries of the old...

Tessa Hadley: Free Love review - the Sixties, the suburbs an...

Free Love opens in 1967 and remains within that heady era throughout; no flashbacks, no spanning of generations as in Hadley's wonderful...

Blu-ray: Champion

Champion (1949), one of many boxing films of the 1930s and...

Total Immersion: Music for the End of Time review - miracles...

History’s most grotesque act of cynicism has to be the model ghetto the...

America in Crisis, Saatchi Gallery review – a country in jeo...

America in Crisis revisits an exhibition staged in 1969 soon after Richard Nixon was elected President. Pictures taken by 18 Magnum...

LPO, Canellakis, Royal Festival Hall review - ecstatic sonor...

This remarkable evening should really have been more remarkable still. The unfortunate pianist Cédric Tiberghien took an official pre-travel Covid...

Album: Fiona Monbet – Maelström

Fiona Monbet is a phenomenal violinist with a huge expressive range. Her credentials, above all in...