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Early Music Festival Utrecht 2015 part 7

Henry Purcell and John Dryden’s semi-opera “King Arthur”

The early evening concert of Monday 31st of August was performed by the artists in residence of the Utrecht Early Music Festival: Vox Luminis. 846 more words

Culture

A Crystal Bath  

Lady love walked into her bathroom. The steam pushed upwards in great enthusiasm as she fastened the stubborn taps. The honey dripped from her naked limbs as she lowered herself into her watery grave, the lilt of Dido’s final chorus mysteriously escaping from a crack in the draw. 76 more words

Prose

Eglesfield Music Society: Dido and Aeneas

Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas is one of the most frequently performed pieces in the standard operatic repertoire; as one of the earliest English operas it has received consistent attention following the renewed interest in Baroque music, and the historically informed performance movement. 628 more words

Review

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Preview of Eglesfield Music Society 'Dido and Aeneas'.

Am I wasting my time for a cold genius?

Staring into the unknown for the better part of last night due to the Muse’s “Airport-Gate” filled my head with Nomi.

What power art thou? 268 more words

BLAME IT ON THE MUSE

Grandma's House Isn't The Same

Grandma’s house is the second one from the corner. It’s on Adams Street, which is paved with bricks, located in a small Oklahoma town called Purcell. 570 more words

Armonico Consort - Dido & Aeneas

Dido & Aeneas
Spitalfields Festival. Armonico Consort
Village Underground, 9 June 2015

I’m not sure if the ‘alternative’ venue of Village Underground (with old London underground trains, converted into artist’s studios, on the roof) was the ideal venue for this performance of Dido & Aeneas, not least given the nature of Armonico Consort’s rather staid production. 594 more words

Concert Reviews

Arcangelo and Christine Rice - Aldeburgh Festival 21.6.15

Sunday night meant another trip along the A12, having been up and down it all day with various family outings. Having made it to Snape nice and early I grabbed some dinner and enjoyed the summery weather, eating outside. 606 more words