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Boyd Tonkin

Articles By Boyd Tonkin

La voix humaine, Grange Park Opera online review – hanging on the telephone

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Matthew Kneale: Pilgrims review – adventures on the road to Rome

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Rutger Bregman: Humankind, a Hopeful History review – nice guys finish first

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Valerie Hansen: The Year 1000 review - the first globe-trotting age

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Beethoven: 1808 Reconstructed, Aimard, Philharmonia, Salonen, RFH review - a feast in fading light

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Emma Glass: Rest and Be Thankful review – fiction from the paediatric front-line

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Panikos Panayi: Migrant City review – the capital of the world

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Andsnes, Mahler Chamber Orchestra Soloists, Wigmore Hall review - conversations with Mozart

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Acis and Galatea, The Sixteen, Christophers, Cadogan Hall review – pocket-sized pastoral pleasures

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Eimear McBride: Strange Hotel review - keycards to the heart of a woman in flight

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Albert Costa: The Bilingual Brain review – double-talking heads and what they tell us

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Blomfield, Philharmonia, Salonen, RFH review - sounds of a troubled truce

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Francine Toon: Pine review – trauma and terror in the Highlands

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Ibragimova, LSO, Stutzmann, Barbican review – grace and gravity

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Michael Hunter: The Decline of Magic review - when mockery killed witches

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Les Arts Florissants, Christie, Agnew, Barbican review – splendid Baroque knees-up

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