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Bernard Hughes

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

Articles By Bernard Hughes

Cooper, Aurora Orchestra, Kings Place review - a heartwarming delight

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The Divine Comedy: Live from the Barbican review – thirty years of great songs

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Gillam, Miloš, Wigmore Hall review – charismatic performers, charming playing

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BBC Proms live online: Grosvenor, Evans, Philharmonia, Järvi review – energy and sparkle

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BBC Proms live online: London Sinfonietta, Paterson review – varied perspectives on city life

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BBC Proms live online: Uchida, LSO, Rattle review – eclectic concert makes good TV

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The Opera Story: Episodes review - whimsical takes on lockdown life

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Radio 3 In Concert, BBC Sounds - a wonderful week of music

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Berlin Philharmoniker, Karajan, Digital Concert Hall review - a captivating musical time capsule

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Michael Collins, Michael McHale, London Winds, Wigmore Hall review - flying the flag for wind chamber music

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Elysian Singers, SPCMH, Sam Laughton, St Luke’s, Chelsea review - John Cage and friends given a rare airing

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Young people's guides to the orchestra: the making of 'Not Now, Bernard & Other Stories'

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Oriole Ensemble, Conway Hall review - sublimely peculiar chamber music

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Choirs of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, Wickham, Kings Place review - fresh take on 'lessons and carols'

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Shaw, Attacca Quartet, Kings Place review - composer portrait shows strengths and limitations

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Gerstein, LPO, Adès, RFH review - engaging new piano concerto

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Only 36 years later, Tom Cruise is back with his eagerly-awaited Top Gun sequel (it was delayed a couple of years by Covid), and there...

The Father and the Assassin, National Theatre review - Gandh...

The young Indian man stepping towards us on the vast Olivier stage is unremarkable enough, slight and boyish in manner. When he speaks he is...

Album: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Dirt Does Dylan

I have to confess, it’s a long time since I’ve thought about the Nitty Gritty Dirty Band and a new...