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Jeremy Denk review – Well-Tempered Clavier is reshaped and illuminated afresh
Playing Bach’s mammoth work from memory, the US pianist brought wit, insights and lightness of touch

Flora Willson

25, May, 2022 @11:09 AM

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Tamara Stefanovich: 20 Sonatas review – a remarkable feat of sustained pianism
The pianist’s breathless three-part recital mixed the baroque and the modern, taking on sonatas from the Bachs to Soler

Andrew Clements

28, Feb, 2022 @1:33 PM

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The organist’s dance of the deaf | Brief letters
Brief letters: Different shades of Bach | Delivery drivers in need | Once woke, always right | Workers’ rights in Germany

Brief letters

27, Feb, 2022 @5:19 PM

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Some of François Truffaut’s new wave films are still coming of age | Rachel Cooke
The Bride Wore Black has something to say to modern audiences, but let’s draw a veil over The Woman Next Door

Rachel Cooke

19, Feb, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Royal Northern Sinfonia/Włoszczowska review – lacklustre start for new venue
A predominantly baroque programme at this brand new concert hall found the RNS on disappointing form, although Haydn and Herschel brought drama and energy

Hugh Morris

14, Dec, 2021 @9:44 AM

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Bach: Ich Habe Genug review | Erica Jeal's classical album of the week
Cantatas 82, 32 and 106 trace a vivid path from despair to hope in this uplifting recording with heart-stopping moments

Erica Jeal

14, Oct, 2021 @1:44 PM

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Davóne Tines review – cavernous and distinctive voice asks us to join the dots
The US bass-baritone’s recital with pianist Adam Nielsen blended spirituals with Bach, Caroline Shaw, and Julius Eastman and spirituals. The connections were elusive but intriguing

Erica Jeal

13, Oct, 2021 @3:22 PM

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Pavel Kolesnikov, the pianist making ‘a palace of sound built by your own imagination’
The Russian star brings his take on Bach’s Goldberg Variations to the Proms, having recently torn the piece apart with choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. He explains his new, ‘tree-like’ twist

Erica Jeal

09, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The week in theatre: Bach & Sons; Out West – review
Simon Russell Beale is Bach to his fingertips in Nina Raine’s intermittently brilliant new play

Susannah Clapp

04, Jul, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Bach & Sons review – study of the man and his music hits a flat note
Simon Russell Beale stars in a visually impressive production of Nina Raine’s play that never quite gets off the ground

Arifa Akbar

29, Jun, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Bach: 12 Preludes and Fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier II review | Andrew Clements's classical album of the week
Playing his own selection of pieces from Bach’s monumental work may be heresy, but Anderszewki’s intelligence, lucidity and joy is undeniable

Andrew Clements

28, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Celebrated musician finds new 'best friend' to replace smashed piano
A grim year took on a new tune for pianist Angela Hewitt after she acquired a new bespoke grand

Matthew Weaver

04, Jan, 2021 @10:17 AM

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