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Dance Review: Radioballet Wrestles With ‘The Nature of Love’
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The Hungarian dance duo Radioballet presents a duet about the emotional extremes of romance at Abrons Arts Center’s Experimental Theater.

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Review: 'Pretty Persephone' musical by Billy Corgan
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It might engender a few eye rolls, but the notion of Billy Corgan writing a musical makes excellent sense. He has always been an artist of ambition, his lyrics long suffused with the emotional language of melancholy and transformation. He has enjoyed …

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The Sound of Music, Curve, Leicester, review
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The Sound of Music certainly makes an apt choice for his departure after 23 years of effectively running “the show” in the city – first at the Haymarket, then, from 2008, at Rafael Viñoly's highly contentious and hugely expensive (£61m) spaceship of a …

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Nowell Sing We: Contemporary Carols Vol 2 CD review – unfamiliar music beautifully performed
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Choir of Worcester College, Oxford/Stephen Farr (conductor, solo organ)(Resonus) Continue reading…

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Kyung Wha Chung; Huddersfield contemporary music festival; Panufnik at 100 – review
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Royal Festival Hall; various venues, Huddersfield; Kings Place, LondonThe great Korean violinist Kyung Wha Chung made a long-awaited return that some may never forget… Debate: should you go to a concert with a cough? Continue reading…

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The Smashing Pumpkins: Monuments to an Elegy review – tuneful love songs and swirling guitars
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(Martha’s Music/BMG) Continue reading…

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Nowell Sing We: Contemporary Carols Vol 2 CD review – unfamiliar music …
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Listening blind to a pile of Christmas discs, I was struck by this one particularly because all the music was unfamiliar, including the startling solo organ interludes – all from Nico Muhly's O Antiphon Preludes and dazzlingly played by Stephen Farr …

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Music review: Range of emotions fill Blige's 'Sessions'
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Mary J. Blige is more than two decades deep into her career, a point when even the most gifted singers working the divide between R&B and pop start being treated like has-beens or nostalgia acts. Could the Mary-does-the-Motown-songbook album be far …

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