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'This Music Crept By Me': Sibelius's Incidental Music

My latest publication is now available in the July edition of Sibelius One, entitled ‘”This Music Crept By Me”: Sibelius’s Incidental Music’. The article argues that Sibelius’s incidental music forms an integral part of his compositional output, and is crucial to understanding his artistic allegiances and aesthetic sympathies. 432 more words


Review: 'Creditors'

Is it possible to kill someone through psychological manipulation? This is a question that haunted the Swedish playwright August Strindberg, and forms the focus of his chamber play Creditors, currently running at the… 906 more words


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Review of August Strindberg's 'Creditors'.

Creditors and Liver, reviewed: Organ grinders

Two independent theatre spaces with impressive track records — the Coal Mine on the Danforth and Storefront Theatre on Bloor West — are currently adding to them. 1,033 more words


'Under the Glacier' by Halldór Kiljan Laxness

Welcome to another day of the Easter Quote Week… Enjoy!

On the 23rd of April 1902, Halldór Kiljan Laxness was born in  Reykjavík, Iceland. The only Icelandic Nobel laureate in literature (1955), Laxness was a prolific writer of poetry, novels, short stories, plays, articles and travelogues. 760 more words


Review - The Father - Trafalgar Studios

So me: fan of Strindberg. So Traf Studio 2: great productions in a small space. What, then, was this stinker doing clogging up the place? Strindberg is an expert at detailing how two people – especially two married people – can make each other’s lives a living hell. 344 more words


You don’t see any Strindberg for ages, then two come along at once. I went to the Brockley Jack Studio Theatre to see Creditors, a short play adapted by Neil Smith from Strindberg’s original. 153 more words


The Father

August Strindberg’s 1887 drama The Father comes to the smaller of the Trafalgar Studios in a new production by Laurie Slade, directed by Abbey Wright. Shortened to an hour and forty minutes, it is an intense experience, but a worthwhile one. 360 more words