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Gavin Dixon

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Gavin Dixon is a writer, journalist and editor based in Hertfordshire, UK. He has a PhD on the symphonies of Alfred Schnittke and is a member of the editorial team for the Alfred Schnittke Collected Works Edition, currently being published in St Petersburg. Gavin is also a Curator of Musical Instruments at the Horniman Museum in London and Music Editor of Fanfare Magazine.

Articles By Gavin Dixon

Ian Bostridge, Thomas Adès, Wigmore Hall review - haunting, brutal Schubert

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Parsifal, Saffron Opera Group review - drama and focus

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Ax, Kavakos, Ma, Barbican review - all-star Brahms

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Prom 74, Theodora, Arcangelo, Cohen review - coherent and compelling Handel

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Prom 21, BBC Scottish SO, Volkov review - horncalls and mountainscapes

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Prom 19, Ten Pieces review – creative format engages young audiences

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Prom 17, Murray, BBC NOW, Brabbyns review – pastoral vistas, with dark shadows

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Prom 1, BBCSO, Oramo review – spectacular First Night of the Proms

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Benedetti, LSO, Noseda, Barbican review – power and focus

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Bach Weekend, Barbican review - vivid and vibrant celebrations

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BBC Young Musician 2018 Final, Symphony Hall, Birmingham review - sky-high standards

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Pierre-Laurent Aimard, QEH review – taking Ligeti to extremes

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Ibragimova, Tiberghien, Wigmore Hall review – light, bright and melodic Brahms

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Philharmonia, Salonen, RFH review – cosmic perspectives

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Igor Levit, Wigmore Hall review – music for the ages

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Ruthless Jabiru, King's College London / Arditti Quartet, Wigmore Hall review - delicate, dedicated modernism

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Bodyguard, BBC One, series finale review - gripping entertai...

And breathe. Bodyguard – not, as even some careless BBC broadcasters keep calling it, "The Bodyguard" – careered to a conclusion as if...

CD: Rod Stewart - Blood Red Roses

Rod Stewart continues to hit the spot: he never fails to deliver well-crafted music that draws from the wide range of styles that he clearly loves...

Neil MacGregor: Living with the Gods review - focuses of bel...

Dip in, dip out, argue, agree and disagree: Living with the Gods is the newest manifestation of a rich multimedia format that keeps on...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Bobbie Gentry

In 2016, a writer from The Washington Post thought they had found Bobbie Gentry. After announcing their presence via the entry phone...

Lavinia Greenlaw: In the City of Love’s Sleep review - curat...


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theartsdesk Q&A: Chas and Dave

Chas Hodges has died at the age of 74, bringing to an end...

CD: Tim Hecker - Konoyo

It may be mean to say, but it seems sadness agrees with Tim Hecker. The Canadian has been a mainstay of the global experimental music world almost...

The Little Stranger review - the wrong sort of chills

Domnhall Gleeson needs to watch it. In Goodbye Christopher Robin he played AA Milne, the creator of Pooh and co. To achieve the correct...

I object, British Museum review - censorship, accidental?

It’s the nature of satire to reflect what it mocks, so as you’d expect from a...