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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

Edward Gardner: another live wire for Birmingham

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RSNO, Denève; Ensemble Matheus, Spinosi, Royal Albert Hall

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Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Rattle, Royal Albert Hall

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Unlikely soulmates: Beyoncé and Turnage hammer out that ring

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Hänsel und Gretel, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Ticciati, Royal Albert Hall

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Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Ticciati, Usher Hall, Edinburgh

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Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shadwell Opera, Rosslyn Chapel

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Tune in to Abbado's astounding Lucerne Mahler 9 livestream

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Into the Woods, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

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Fischer, LPO, Jurowski, Royal Albert Hall

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Tête à Tête Opera Festival previews Martinů rarity

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Eugene Onegin, Bolshoi Opera, Royal Opera House

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Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Dausgaard, Royal Albert Hall

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Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Metzmacher, Royal Albert Hall

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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Runnicles, Royal Albert Hall

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theartsdesk in Verbier: Musicians Peak in the Alps

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