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Boyd Tonkin

Articles By Boyd Tonkin

Igor Levit, Wigmore Hall review – full-spectrum Bach from a prodigious talent

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Thomas Harris: Cari Mora review – mayhem in Miami

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Takács Quartet, Wigmore Hall review – strong voices in a glorious group

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Mullova, Philharmonia, Järvi, RFH review – clear paths through the forest

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Clare Carlisle: Philosopher of the Heart review – how to be human

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Philharmonia, Blomstedt, RFH review - gravity and grace

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Ali Smith: Spring review – green shoots, dark fears

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Karl Ove Knausgaard: So Much Longing in So Little Space review – smiles more than screams

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Schiff, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, RFH review – antique kit, modern sounds

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Connolly, Drake, Berrington, Wigmore Hall review – between the acts

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Idomeneo, English Touring Opera review – honest excellence

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Bevan, Padmore, Foster-Williams, LPO, Jurowski, RFH review - rural bliss

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Joanna MacGregor, Kings Place review - soul and storm

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George Szirtes: The Photographer at Sixteen review – how grief becomes art

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Trifonov, LSO, Rattle, Barbican review - Russian style with French chic (and cheek)

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Uchida, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, RFH review - togetherness in light and shade

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