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David Nice

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David writes, lectures and broadcasts on music. A former music critic for The Guardian and The Sunday Correspondent, he is a regular voice on BBC Radio 3. He has written short studies on Elgar, Richard Strauss, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and the history of opera, and is currently working on the second volume of his Prokofiev biography for Yale University Press. He runs his own lecture series, Opera in Depth, at the Frontline Club in Paddington.

Articles By David Nice

Classical Music/Opera direct to home 9 - musicians start cautiously reuniting

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Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration, Broadway.com/YouTube review - slick, often sombre, but when funny, hilarious

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Metropolitan Opera At-Home Gala livestream review - classy joy and sorrow in domestic settings

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DVD: Babylon Berlin Series 1-3

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Classical Music/Opera direct to home 8 - from troubled royal rituals to a lone cellist

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Elektra/Der Rosenkavalier, Nightly Met Opera Streams review - searing hits and indulgent misses

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Classical Music/Opera direct to home 7 - Jeremy Denk's well-tempered Bach revelations

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Hilary Mantel: The Mirror & the Light review - magnificence must have an end

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St John Passion, Bachfest Leipzig livestream review - pocket quarantine gospel

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Classical Music/Opera direct to home 6 - Parsifals for Easter

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The Rake's Progress, Complicité online review - well-projected journey from pastoral to madhouse

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Classical Music/Opera direct to home 5 - orchestral manoeuvres in the light

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The Turn of the Screw, Opera North, OperaVision review - claustrophobic visions of terror and beauty

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Czech Philharmonic Benefit Concert online review – profound musicianship in sombre masked fundraiser

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Le nozze di Figaro, Garsington Opera, OperaVision review - natural comedy, musical sublimity

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Classical Music/Opera direct to home 4 - Rattle in the ether

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