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il y a 18 heures, 25 minutes   -  

All for one, one for all 危樓春曉

In view of what is happening in Hong Kong, this is a prescient time to revisit one of the great classic icons of Cantonese film, In the Face of Demolition, 危樓春曉. No-one can really understand a place until they ...

28 Septembre   -  

Mystery great Wagnerian Závodszky Zoltán

Who was Závodszky Zoltán ? A friend sent a link to an hour long documentary about him, with lots of clips and rare photos, but it's all in Hungarian. Help, please ! From what we've been able to gather, Závodszky (1892-1976) was ...

27 Septembre   -  

Rameau Les Paladins Christie Les Arts Florissants

Ahead of the all Rameau Les Paladins concert at the Wigmore Hall on Wednesday 1st October , a link to a film on Les Paladins on medic tv based on the 2004 Théâtre du Châtelet de Paris production with Les Arts Florissants ...

26 Septembre   -  

No words can do justice

25 Septembre   -  

Happy 250th, J P Rameau !

Today, 25th September, is the 250th birthday of Jean-Philippe Rameau. Celebrate! Rameau epitomizes the best parts of the era in which he lived, when Europe was confidently discovering the rest of the world, but before it took on the baggage of ...

24 Septembre   -  

Christopher Hogwood 1941-2014 (extended)

Christopher Hogwood died this morning.  Announcement on his website : "Following an illness lasting several months, Christopher died peacefully on Wednesday 24 September, a fortnight after his 73rd birthday. He was at home in Cambridge, ...

24 Septembre   -  

Bessie Smith St Louis Blues full video

Rare - Bessie Smith's only movie, in its entirety. It' a short from 1929 based around her hit St Louis Blues and features Louis Armstrong and a full orchestral arrangement, with chorus, created by W C Handy and Rosamond Johnson. Equally ...

22 Septembre   -  

Is introducing children to opera smug parenting or a valuable cultural eye-opener?

"Is introducing children to opera smug parenting or a valuable cultural eye-opener?" asks Chris Shipman of the Royal Opera House, ahead of new opera for two to six-year-olds, entitled Dot, Squiggle, and Rest. The ...

22 Septembre   -  

Will you play this tune as though you've never heard it before

"Good Morning, gentlemen. Will you play this tune as though you've never heard it before"

22 Septembre   -  

Death of Wigmore Hall

 RSPCA steps into row over death of Wigmore Hall
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