Author Archives: Paul Carey Jones

About Paul Carey Jones

Paul Carey Jones is Welsh and also Irish, and he used to be an opera singer back when that was a thing. He should be writing about the current state of classical music but might well digress into science, science fiction, politics, football, cricket, cheese, or driving unimpressive cars. You can contact him via comments here or at: paulcareyjones@gmail.com

Coronaclassical 18: British Voices, British Stories

Does the solution to British opera’s problems lie on its doorstep? Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 17: Beyond the Costello Report

Can science save the performing arts? Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 16: Sick Pay and Quarantine

Why opera singers can’t afford to be ill, and how we fix that. Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 15: Counting the Peanuts

Do opera singers get paid too much? Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 14: Who cares about composers?

Could opera write its way out of crisis? Continue reading

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Hire Car Top Trumps: Vauxhall Mokka

Rating the world’s most mediocre motors. Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 13: The Death of British Opera

Three cheers for Oliver Dowden! Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 12: Drilling Holes in the Titanic

If it’s safe for pubs to open, why are theatres still shut? Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 11: Opera’s Kobayashi Maru Test

Could theatres test their way out of COVID-19 lockdown? Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 10: Fiddling While Rome Burns

Ultra-Darwinism in the UK arts. Continue reading

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