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Anna Prohaska/ Dido and Æneas: "Ah ! Belinda I am prest with torment"

Prohaska is the next Netrebko. Deal with it.

Ah! Belinda, I am prest
With torment not to be confest,
Peace and I are strangers grown. 14 more words

Classical Music Notes

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: “Der Holle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen” from Die Zauberflote

We folks who lived in the French House at Indiana University in 1975 were addicted to foreign films. Indiana University had a very good film studies program, and you could buy passes to the films that were shown for the various courses. 671 more words

Classical Music

Purcell - The Fairy Queen / Styriarte Festival 6-21-14

The recent production of Purcell’s The Fairy Queen broadcast live from the Styriarte Festival reminded me again how much I enjoy Nikolaus Harnoncourt’s conducting. This came to mind during the overture, at various little moments of transition from one mood to the next – and just in general at many points throughout the performance. 582 more words


Purcell School - Conway hall

15th June 2014
Conway Hall, London

Purcell School Orchestras

  • Grieg, Holberg Suite. Op. 40
    Junior string orchestra
  • Wagner, Siegfried Idyll. WWV. 103
    conducted by Ed Longstaff

2nd violin