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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

Mark Padmore, Mitsuko Uchida, Wigmore Hall review - direct and uncompromising Schubert

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Christian Tetzlaff, Lars Vogt, Wigmore Hall review - lyrical Brahms from veteran duo

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theartsdesk in Katowice - energy and imagination at the Fitelberg Conducting Competition

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Singcircle, Barbican review - veteran ensemble bids farewell with Stockhausen

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Florian Boesch, Justus Zeyen, Wigmore Hall review - power, intimacy and atmosphere

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LPO, Renes, RFH review - solid Bruckner lacking in nuance

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BBCSO, Storgårds, Barbican review – Jolas intrigues, Mahler 4 disappoints

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Lucia di Lammermoor, Royal Opera review - creepy, violent and intense

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BBCSO, Brabbins, Barbican review - commanding vistas of earth and sea

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Dardanus, English Touring Opera review - mixed fortunes for warzone updating

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Goode, LPO, Jurowski, RFH review - tender Mozart, dynamic Bruckner

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The Tallis Scholars, Phillips, Cadogan Hall review - intimacy in late Renaissance music

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Last Night of the Proms review: Stemme, BBCSO, Oramo - international array, abundant blue and gold

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Prom 74: Ax, Vienna Philharmonic, Tilson Thomas review - elegance without passion

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Prom 6: Benedetti, BBC NOW, Søndergård - dazzling violin magic

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Katya Kabanova, Opera Holland Park review - clarity and pace in Janáček's Volga tragedy

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Orlando, Garrick Theatre review - Emma Corrin is incandescen...

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Blu-ray: The Cat and the Canary (1939) / The Ghost Breakers...

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Mahler’s Ninth Symphony, LPO, Jurowski, RFH review - a perfo...

This greatest of symphonies starts with what’s plausibly described as arrhythmia of the heart, so it shouldn’t have been surprising to find my own...

Three Minutes: A Lengthening review - superb portrait of a v...

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Album: We Were Promised Jetpacks - A Complete One-Eighty

We Were Promised Jetpacks is a band name that seems off the cuff at first glance. This could be said for the Scottish...

Music Reissues Weekly: Trevor Beales - Fireside Stories

When Trevor Beales’s band Havana Lake released their only album in 1977, it was on a label which also issued records by The Ryman Country Band,...

Directors the Dardenne brothers: 'To be living means to...

Belgian brothers Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne have made their home region of Liège the site of excruciating moral crises and crushing injustice....

Manchester Collective String Orchestra, RNCM, Manchester rev...

Manchester Collective’s string orchestra programme, opening last night at the Royal Northern College of Music and touring to the South Bank, Leeds...