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Jessica Duchen

Articles By Jessica Duchen

Paul Lewis/Hyeyoon Park, Benjamin Grosvenor, Wigmore Hall online/BBC Radio 3 review - tranquil Schubert, fiery Franck

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Beyond the Grace Note, Sky Arts review - march of the women conductors

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Grosvenor, Park, Ridout, Soltani, QEH review - inspired collegiality at the highest level

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Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective, Wigmore Hall review - a joyous celebration

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Hewitt, Clein, Aurora Orchestra, Ward, Kings Place review – rise and shine

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Behzod Abduraimov, Queen Elizabeth Hall review - enchanting engagement and breathtaking virtuosity

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Urioste, Chineke! Orchestra, Edusei, QEH review – a precious gem catches the light at last

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Orpheus in the Underworld, English National Opera review – ENO goes to hell

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Werther, Royal Opera review - shadows and sunsets from an unreconstructed romantic

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Beethoven Festival Weekend, Wigmore Hall review 1 - sparkle and charisma versus creative overkill

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Prom 43: Haefliger, BBCSO & Chorus, Oramo review – the frisson of the new

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theartsdesk at Bard Summerscape Festival 2019: unknown treasures and crosscurrents galore

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Prom 39: Morison, BBCNOW, Chan review - a night of inspiring firsts

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theartsdesk at Incontri in Terra di Siena: galloping concertos and Stravinsky by starlight

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Prom 14: The Creation, BBC Proms Youth Choir, BBC Philharmonic, Wellber - Haydn on the edge

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Porgy and Bess, Grange Park Opera review - good versus evil in Catfish Row

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