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Nicholas Kraemer Bach Collegium San Diego debut

Nicholas Kraemer makes his début appearance with Bach Collegium San Diego on February 27 at St James-by-the-Sea, San Diego and February 28 at the San Diego History Center. 13 more words


Love divine, all loves excelling

As a diversion from Bach I was listening yesterday in the car to a lovely album of Purcell from Voces8 – including a beautiful rendition of his song… 165 more words


Filling in some gaps - new information on the descendants of William McDowell Jamison

I had some very exciting news yesterday courtesy of Nevin over at NALIL; Nevin put me and my cousin Barbara in touch with Jennifer, who is a great, great grand-daughter of William McDowell Jamison, the earliest Jamison I’ve managed to trace in our family tree. 306 more words


Purcell, Nielsen, Brahms – Royal Northern Sinfonia with Mario Venzago and Julian Bliss at Sage, Gateshead on 12th February 2015

I like watching Mario Venzago with the RNS. He just enjoys it so much. Coming onto the stage in Hall One he had a big grin on his face on Thursday night and seemed as pleased as punch to be there. 758 more words


IT Carlow: The road to the Fr.Meachair weekend

IT Carlow have once again qualified for the ‘weekend away’ for the Fr. Meachair All-Ireland semi-final vs St. Pats Drumcondra in DCU on February 14th. 272 more words


Thoughts from the Front Row: A weekend of celebrity encounters

There’s a game my friend and I play, where we name the ten people in the world we would want to have dinner with.  Any ten people — celebrities, family members, politicians, war criminals.   929 more words

Classical Music

Monte Mario: my first view of Rome

Tom Brigden was Giles Worsley Travel Fellow at the BSR in 2012. Here he tells us about his time at the BSR, his work as an architect at a leading international architectural practice specialising in conservation, and what J.M.W. 1,026 more words