Tag Archives: singing

Coronaclassical 13: The Death of British Opera

Three cheers for Oliver Dowden! Continue reading

Posted in Art, Coronavirus, Music, Opera, Politics, singing, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Coronaclassical 12: Drilling Holes in the Titanic

If it’s safe for pubs to open, why are theatres still shut? Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, Music, Opera, Politics, Science, singing, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Coronaclassical 10: Fiddling While Rome Burns

Ultra-Darwinism in the UK arts. Continue reading

Posted in acting, Art, Cinema, Coronavirus, Music, Opera, Politics, singing, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Coronaclassical 8: Freelancers and Impotence

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

Posted in Coronavirus, Music, Opera, Politics, Theatre, Travel, What they don't teach you at music college | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Coronaclassical 6: Fine Dining at Fast Food Prices

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

Posted in Art, Coronavirus, Music, Opera, Politics, Science, singing, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Coronaclassical 3: Keeping Going

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

Posted in Art, Coronavirus, Opera, Politics, Science, singing, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Summer opera? Pray for rain.

You shouldn’t get too downhearted if the weather is gloomy – you might well end up getting better singing as a result. Continue reading

Posted in Music, Opera, singing, Theatre, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wagner: Death of the Hero

We’re not used to stories about failure, and they’re hard for us to understand. Continue reading

Posted in Cinema, Music, Opera, Politics, Religion, Theatre, Wagner | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wagner: Why Siegmund?

‘Something must be done. This is something. Therefore we must do it.’ Continue reading

Posted in acting, Music, Opera, Politics, Religion, singing, Theatre, Wagner | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wagner: Don’t bump into the furniture

er-Z-o-G- ich euch -K-ühn, -Z-um -K-ampfe -Z-u -Z-ieh’n, -SCH-u-F- ich die -H-e-R–Z-en euch -H-a-R–T- und -SCH-a-R–F-, dass ihr -W-ilde-N- -N-u-N- -W-ei-N-T u-N-D- -GR-ei-N-T, we-NN- -M-ei-N- -GR-i-MM- eine -TR-eulose s-TR-af-T-? Continue reading

Posted in acting, Music, Opera, singing, Theatre, Wagner, Wales, What they don't teach you at music college | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment