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Simon Thompson

Articles By Simon Thompson

Benedetti, Kanneh-Mason, Grosvenor, RSNO, Søndergård, Usher Hall, Edinburgh review - gorgeous textures, starry soloists

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Goosby, RSNO, Bringuier, Usher Hall, Edinburgh review - lyrical colour and dynamic brilliance

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Osborne, RSNO, Chan, Usher Hall, Edinburgh - cinematic sweep and surging drama

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Dunedin Consort, Butt, Lammermuir Festival review - majestic Mozart at St Mary’s Haddington

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Denk, RSNO, Macdonald, Lammermuir Festival review - dark Sibelius and mighty Brahms

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Saul, The English Concert, Butt, Edinburgh International Festival 2022 review - properly exciting music drama

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Pavel Haas Quartet, Edinburgh International Festival 2022 review - a scorching team on top form

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Stagg, Australian World Orchestra, Mehta, Edinburgh International Festival 2022 review - Antipodeans with a global sound

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Chineke! Chamber Ensemble / Martineau & Osborne / SCO, Marshall, Edinburgh International Festival 2022 review - great musicians, not always great music

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Ridout, SCO, Manze, Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh review - sensual mystery and searing intensity

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Philippens, BBCSSO, Wigglesworth, Usher Hall, Edinburgh review - peace and triumph side by side

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SCO, Leleux, Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh review – new concerto for a deepening partnership

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RSNO, Davis, Usher Hall, Edinburgh review – warm Elgar, chilly Vaughan Williams, red hot playing

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Messiah, Dunedin Consort, Butt, Queen's Hall, Edinburgh - period clarity infused with love

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Dennis, SCO, Whelan, Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh review - period touches and classical sparkle

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Geniušas, SCO, Emelyanychev, Usher Hall, Edinburgh review - glorious return to a much-missed venue

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