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Giving It Away: Classical Music in Lockdown and other fairytales

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Interview with Opera Focus A couple of weeks ago I spent a very enjoyable evening in Cardiff chatting to Ann Lander from Opera Focus – her article is now online, click on the link to have a read.

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Noye’s Fludde

Even for a regular opera-goer, being asked to leave the comfort zone of a conventional theatre is a stimulating experience, which allows us to view the entire artform through a different prism. Continue reading

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Vaclav Havel: hero.

I am and will always be infinitely privileged to have grown up during a period when political thinking had no parameters. Vaclav Havel was a genuine, real-life hero. May he rest in peace. http://www.spectator.co.uk/coffeehouse/7496733/people-your-government-has-returned-to-you.thtml

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In The Moment

Afterwards she asked me what I thought of the piece, and I had to admit I had no idea, since I had watched the whole thing through the viewfinder of her video camera Continue reading

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