Colin Davis

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Josephine Veasey obituary
Mezzo-soprano with a commanding presence as Bizet’s Carmen, Berlioz’s Dido and Wagner’s Fricka at Covent Garden

Barry Millington

08, Mar, 2022 @4:43 PM

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Play it again: how to make an opera’s second run a success
How do you make an old and over-performed opera feel fresh and new? Start by reexamining the score, writes conductor Tim Murray

Tim Murray

19, Aug, 2014 @6:30 AM

Weber: Der Freischütz – review
This live concert performance is a thrilling and moving testament to the late Sir Colin Davis, writes Fiona Maddocks

Fiona Maddocks

11, May, 2013 @11:05 PM

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Juan Diego Flórez and friends; Ksenija Sidorova and Thomas Gould – review

Opera's biggest stars gathered in London – some of them even on the same stage at the same time – with thrilling results, writes Fiona Maddocks

Fiona Maddocks

27, Apr, 2013 @11:07 PM

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Letter: Colin Davis and a swaggering Don
David Holmes writes: In 1959 I accidentally heard the young Colin Davis's emergence as a major conductor

David Holmes

18, Apr, 2013 @1:54 PM

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Letter: Colin Davis in the 1960s
Mary Wane writes: In the early 1960s, the young Colin Davis was beginning to make his mark

Mary Wane

18, Apr, 2013 @1:51 PM

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Letter: Colin Davis's route to a result

David Nelson writes: We were rehearsing Cellini and the women were singing a passage in the role of Roman prostitutes. They sounded too ladylike for his taste

David Nelson

18, Apr, 2013 @1:50 PM

The Turn of the Screw – review

A performance that stressed the supremacy of Britten's score made for a bittersweet farewell to Sir Colin Davis, writes Erica Jeal

Erica Jeal

17, Apr, 2013 @4:39 PM

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Sir Colin Davis remembered: 'He worked little miracles'

Sir Colin Davis, the London Symphony Orchestra's longest-serving principal conductor, died this weekend. Friends, colleagues and collaborators remember an inspirational teacher, a champion of new music – and a mean food-fighter

Interviews by Tom Service and Imogen Tilden

15, Apr, 2013 @6:13 PM

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Sir Colin Davis obituary

Interpreter of international renown in music from Mozart to Tippett, and the supreme exponent of Berlioz

David Nice

14, Apr, 2013 @10:30 PM

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Sir Colin Davis, LSO's longest-serving conductor, dies aged 85

Classical world pays tribute to London Symphony Orchestra's president and longest-serving principal conductor

Conal Urquhart

14, Apr, 2013 @7:22 AM

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Anthology of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra 2000-2010 – review
Bringing the RCO story up to date, this seventh collection documents a transitional period but is nevertheless a joy, writes Andrew Clements

Andrew Clements

02, Jan, 2013 @3:35 PM

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