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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

Brockes-Passion, Arcangelo, Cohen, Wigmore Hall review – hybrid Handel

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The Seraglio, English Touring Opera review – focused and light

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Orpheus and Eurydice, English National Opera review – imaginative but underwhelming

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Don Giovanni, Royal Opera review - laid-back Lothario

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LSO, Rattle, Barbican Hall review – visions of the beyond

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Last Night of the Proms, Barton, BBCSO, Oramo review – woke not broke

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Prom 69: Stikhina, Czech Philharmonic, Bychkov – dark textures and powerful passions

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Prom 25: Gabetta, BBCSO, Stasevska review – stunning Weinberg debut

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Prom 3, CBeebies: A Musical Trip to the Moon review - a celebration of the Apollo 11 landing

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Prom 1, BBCSO, Canellakis review - space-age First Night

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La Fille du Régiment, Royal Opera review - enjoyable but questionable revival

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Ax, Keenlyside, Dover Quartet, Wigmore Hall review – celebratory Schumann

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Treatise Project, Goldsmiths review - potent symbols reveal rich music potential

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Cendrillon, Glyndebourne Festival review - busy but engaging

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10 Questions for Cellist Raphael Wallfisch

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Benedetti, BBCSO, Oramo, Barbican review - Elgar challenges, Dvořák soothes

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In the Long Run, Series 2, Sky 1 review - Idris Elba's...

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Richard Hawley, Barrowland, Glasgow - black clad crooner...

When Richard Hawley arrived onstage, he had a confession to make. “I like to talk”, he declared, before adding “and play rock n’ roll”. Both were...

theartsdesk Q&A: Gianandrea Noseda on conducting Mahler...

There's something about the very opening of a Mahler symphony...

The Peanut Butter Falcon review - sentimental comedy is so d...

It’s an uncomfortable feeling to find oneself completely at odds with an audience in a cinema, but it happens. The recent London Film Festival...

Lenny Henry's Race Through Comedy, Gold review - illumi...

Sir Lenny Henry, PhD and CBE, is scarcely recognisable as the teenager who made his TV debut on New Faces in 1975. He’s been a stand-up...

Bill Frisell's Harmony, Cadogan Hall review – superb Am...

“Bill Frisell is all about sound and melody and enhancing whatever context he is in.” That quote, which defines both the American guitarist’s...

Zauberland, Linbury Theatre review - an adaptation that adds...

Dichterliebe is a song-cycle full of gaps, silences, absences. Where is the piano at the start of “Ich hab’ im Traum geweinet” when the...

Chaos in the Cockpit: Flights from Hell, Channel 5 review -...

Apparently your odds of dying in a plane crash are about one in 11 million, while chances of death in a car accident are about one in 5,000....

Bevan, The Sixteen, Genesis Sixteen, Christophers, Barbican...

Verdi, Elgar, Janáček, John Adams - just four composers who achieved musical transcendence to...