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Peter Quantrill

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Peter has written about music ever since completing his studies in the Classics. He contributes regularly to Gramophone, the Catholic Herald and The Strad, as well as writing for the Salzburg Festival, Warner Classics, Opera and Pianist magazines, among others. He also made significant contributions to Help your Kids with Music (Dorling Kindersley, 2015) and 1001 Classical Recordings (Cassell, rev 2016).

Articles By Peter Quantrill

Crowe, BBCSSO, Volkov, BBC Proms review - shining light on history and heritage

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Brauss, BBC Philharmonic, Gernon, BBC Proms review - surprises and miracles in store

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King Lear, The Grange Festival review - friendship in adversity

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Das Lied von der Erde, Kožená, Staples, LSO, Rattle, Barbican online review - more joy than sorrow

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Siegfried, Göteborg Opera online review - a hero for our times

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Myaskovsky Dialogues, Yekaterinburg online review - revival and revelation

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Pavel Kolesnikov, Wigmore Hall online review - the joyful wisdom of the Goldbergs

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Paul Lewis, Wigmore Hall review – Classical consolations

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BSO, Karabits, The Lighthouse, Poole online review – stealing fire from the gods

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Istanbul International Music Festival online review – East-West flair and finesse

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Bernard Haitink: The Enigmatic Maestro, BBC Two review - saying goodbye with Bruckner

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Being Beethoven, BBC Four review – from grubby kid to grumpy genius

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Missa solemnis, BBCSO, Runnicles, Barbican review - affirmation in the face of adversity

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Beethoven Weekender, Barbican review - genius at work and play

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Kanneh-Mason, LMP, Martín, Fairfield Halls review – modest mastery on show

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Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch, BBCSO, Bychkov, Barbican review – fire and brimstone on a flat canvas

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