Category Archives: Art

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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Why Tosca Dies

“…it feels like a bleakly amoral story, with an almost nihilistically hopeless conclusion.” Continue reading

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Wagner: What Wotan Wants

“It seems hard to sneak a look at God’s cards. But that He plays dice is something that I cannot believe for a single moment.” Continue reading

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Not racist but.

“Opinion was divided between whether A A Gill was a brilliant writer or a complete prick, as if the two are in some way mutually exclusive.” Continue reading

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Save Rhiwbina Library

Let’s learn to love and value all libraries, from the biggest to the smallest. Continue reading

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