Category Archives: singing

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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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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