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Articles by Nick Boston

Nick Boston
Nick Boston
Alexander Melnikov © Marco Borggreve

Melnikov and Staier bring intimacy and fresh edge to Schubert at Wigmore Hall

By , 11 January 2019
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Noel Bouley Germont) and Emanuele D’Aguanno (Alfredo) © Robert Workman

Mané Galoyan steals the show in a Traviata for our age

By , 13 October 2018
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Sir Simon Rattle © Mark Allan | Barbican

Something special in the air: Rattle and the LSO in energetic Sibelius 5

By , 20 September 2018
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Sakari Oramo © Benjamin Ealovega

Endings and beginnings: choral classics and a new commission from BBC Singers and Oramo

By , 22 August 2018
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Dame Sarah Connolly © Jan Capinski

Blissful daydreams on a hot afternoon: lullabies and dreams from Connolly and Middleton

By , 08 August 2018
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Otto Tausk © Marco Borggreve

Prom 24: Strong Proms debut from Otto Tausk

By , 03 August 2018
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Joseph Tawadros © Daniel Sponair

Ancient Rituals and New Tales: Tawadros challenges perceptions of the oud

By , 01 August 2018
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Jean Rondeau © Baghir

Captivating command, and a striking première by Risser from Jean Rondeau

By , 25 July 2018
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Calidore String Quartet © Sophie Zhai

Proms at... Engaging invention from Shaw and joyous Schumann

By , 18 July 2018
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Belcea Quartet © Marco Borggreve

Emotional extremes from the Belcea Quartet and Antoine Tamestit at Wigmore Hall

By , 14 June 2018
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Benjamin Grosvenor © Patrick Allen | Opera Omnia

Effortlessly high-class Schubert and Brahms from Grosvenor and friends

By , 31 May 2018
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Steven Isserlis © Satoshi Aoyagi

Intense Elgar from Isserlis, with the RPO woodwinds as equal stars of the show

By , 09 April 2018
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Benedetto Lupo © Carlo Cofano

Lupo’s Ravel with Mena & the LPO steals the show from The Rite of Spring

By , 23 February 2018
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Laura Verrecchia (Rosina) and Tobias Greenhalgh (Figaro) © Bill Cooper

Strong ensemble cast gives fizz to Glyndebourne's touring Barber

By , 09 October 2017
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Elias String Quartet © Benjamin Ealovega

PCM8: Audacious and captivating Schubert from Alice Neary and the Elias Quartet

By , 05 September 2017
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The Latvian Radio Choir at Prom 38 © BBC | Chris Christodoulou

PCM5: Full power from the Latvian Radio Choir with understated excellence from Melnikov

By , 16 August 2017
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David Hill conducts the BBC Singers © BBC | Mark Allan

Strikingly dramatic Weir in a convincing première from the BBC Singers and Nash Ensemble

By , 13 August 2017
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Ryan Wigglesworth © Benjamin Ealovega

Prom 32: Four centuries of British music from Ryan Wigglesworth and the BBC NOW

By , 11 August 2017
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Quatuor Van Kuijk © CLB Management

PCM2: Collaboration in action from Van Wauwe & the Quatuor Van Kuijk

By , 26 July 2017
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Nicholas Collon conducts the Aurora Orchestra © BBC | Sarah Jeynes

Prom 10: Live Beethoven in every sense from Collon and the Aurora Orchestra

By , 23 July 2017
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