Category Archives: Opera

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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Coronaclassical 9: Opening Up

How soon should musicians get back to work? Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 8: Freelancers and Impotence

Freelance singers: a novel crisis and age-old problems. Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 7: Living with Covid-19

Cancel everything and go to bed: you fight a virus lying down. 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 4: Missing You

It’s about the journey rather than the destination. 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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