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Unfinished Wollstonecraft Manuscript Discovered in Surrey

An unfinished manuscript by the great feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft has been discovered in a flat in Surrey. The manuscript is believed to have been called “Vindication of the Rights of Critics.” 349 more words

Fake News

Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier / Glyndebourne 6-8-14

I very nearly missed seeing this. It was broadcast on the same day as Röschmann’s Wigmore Hall recital, and that pushed it out of first place on the operatic priority list, and then despite knowing that Glyndebourne had put the video up for a week, I managed to forget about it for about six and a half days. 1,499 more words


Letters the Fifteenth and Sixteenth

Dear Lady Effingham,

What a to-do! There was a fight in the Philip Glass Arms last night – a nice pub, but the bars haven’t changed since it’s been opened. 840 more words

Classical Music

The serious business of being Richard Jones / Der Rosenkavalier / Glyndebourne - 8 June 2014

This production of Rosenkavalier became a media sensation a few weeks back on the back of a bunch of jaded bores that focused on why a woman who is dressed as man and pretends to be a woman didn’t look manly enough. 1,014 more words


'Cellini' – Terry Gilliam spins boredom into gold

Anyone who is tempted to overcome a natural aversion to opera, and see the production of Cellini at the ENO purely because Terry Gilliam has directed it, will not be disappointed. 546 more words


‘D8ted’ #4

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