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Gareth Davies

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Thomas Adès, Wigmore Hall review - playful and erratic Janáč...

Janáček has been an abiding passion for Thomas Adès. As both composer and performer, Adès revels in the whimsical and the absurd, and he finds...

Sir Cliff Richard: 60 Years in Public and in Private, ITV re...

It was when he was on holiday at his agreeable estate in the Algarve in August 2014 that...

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse review - a new hope for th...

After Sam Raimi’s original mixed-bag trilogy, Andrew Garfield’s all too familiar outing as the webslinger, and last year’s Spider-Man:...

Hey Colossus, Centrala, Birmingham review - lighting the exp...

Capsule is the Birmingham outfit that is good enough to...

theartsdesk on Vinyl 45: Ian Dury, Janis Joplin, Oneohtrix P...

It’s the season of giving so theartsdesk on Vinyl feels compelled to draw your attention to Unicef’s Blue...

CD: Mary Poppins Returns - Original Motion Picture Soundtrac...

This is a soundtrack with vast shoes to fill. Frozen, The Lion King and Aladdin may be the best-selling Disney...

Candide, LSO, Alsop, Barbican review - nearly the best of al...

When the biggest laugh in Bernstein’s Candide goes to a narrator’s mention of how nationalism was sweeping through Europe, you may have a...

Care, BBC One review - a blunt but powerful polemic

You wouldn’t turn to Jimmy McGovern for a drawing-room comedy, but there’s no doubting his gift for seizing big issues and turning into them raw,...

Katie Melua and Gori Women's Choir, Central Hall Westmi...

Amid the cacophony and incivility that characterises so much of our lives today, an evening of calm and beauty with Katie Melua and the Gori Women...

The Swingles, LPO, Jurowski, RFH review – austere Stravinsky...

The London Philharmonic’s year-long Stravinsky festival, Changing Faces, concluded here in...