Category Archives: Art

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 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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Coronaclassical 13: The Death of British Opera

Three cheers for Oliver Dowden! Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 10: Fiddling While Rome Burns

Ultra-Darwinism in the UK arts. Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 9: Opening Up

How soon should musicians get back to work? Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 6: Fine Dining at Fast Food Prices

People want an improved product, but they don’t want to pay for it. Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 3: Keeping Going

Michael Heseltine stretched out his veteran legs under the table, leant back and drawled… Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 2: Giving It Away

“Had we already done the work to establish the principle of paying for getting classical music on your TV screen, this could have been a genuine boom time for the industry…” Continue reading

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