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|David Matthews' 70th birthday celebration with the Nash Ensemble at Wigmore Hall|
|Benjamin Britten isn’t the only British composer with an anniversary this year, and I’m not talking about the 450-year-old John Dowland. David Matthews is 70, and a birthday concert from the Nash Ensemble at Wigmore Hall last Tuesday presented several of his works in tribute. Despite the absence of scheduled soprano Claire Booth, this was an evening filled with the high-quality music-making that should be expected from the Nash Ensemble, as well as some beautiful compositions.
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