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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

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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Brantelid, LPO, Petrenko, RFH review - orchestral excesses redeemed by graceful Elgar

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Theatre of Voices, Kings Place review - fluidity and dynamism in Stockhausen

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Hagen Quartet, Jörg Widmann, Wigmore Hall review – proportion and elegance

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Royal Academy of Music SO, Knussen, RAM review – vibrant, varied Stravinsky

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Eden, Hampstead Theatre Downstairs review - thoughtful comme...

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Phyllida Barlow: Cul-de-sac, Royal Academy review - unadulte...

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Old Boys film review - short but not especially sweet

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CD: Royal Trux - White Stuff

It's 18 years since the last Royal Trux album, but it might just...

The Monstrous Child, Royal Opera, Linbury Theatre review - f...

Hel, heroine of Gavin Higgins and Francesca Simon’s new opera, is the illegitimate daughter of the Norse god Loki. In many ways The Monstrous...

Equus, Theatre Royal Stratford East review - thrilling physi...

There is no doubt that Peter Shaffer's Equus is a modern classic. But does that justify reviving this 1973 hit play in our current social...

Sleeping with Extremists: The Far Right, Channel 4 review -...

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Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, Young Vic review - sha...

An entirely electric leading performance from the fast-rising Ukweli Roach is the reason for being for revisiting Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train...