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Boyd Tonkin

Articles By Boyd Tonkin

Un ballo in maschera, Grange Park Opera review – singing out against the American grain

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Così fan tutte, Opera Holland Park review - the pain behind the prettiness

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Amy Sackville: Painter to the King review - portrait of the artist in shadow and light

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Chineke!, Parnther, QEH review - a joyful re-building of the house

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Julian Barnes: The Only Story review - passion, pain and sorrow in Surrey

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Best of 2017: Books

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Nicholas Blincoe: Bethlehem - Biography of a Town review - too few wise men but remarkable women

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Javier Marías: Between Eternities review - matters of life and death from the Spanish master

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Orhan Pamuk: Istanbul, Memories and the City review – a masterpiece upgraded

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Roddy Doyle: Smile review - return of the repressed

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Prom 73 review: The Well-Tempered Clavier - Book 1, Schiff - glorious solo voyage across Bach's universe

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Proms 64 & 66 review: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Gatti - halfway to paradise with Bruckner and Mahler

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Omar Robert Hamilton: The City Always Wins review - Egypt's revolution, up close and personal

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Prom 26 review: Frang, Power, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Järvi – fire and air from a crack team

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Prom 23 review: OAE, Christie - scintillating drama in Handel's Israel in Egypt

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Teju Cole: Blind Spot review - haunting hybrid of words and images

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