Monthly Archives: March 2010


More good news this week. Strike! has been selected for yet another outing, this time at one of the concerts forming part of ICMC (International Computer Music Conference) 2010 in New York. This has turned out to be my most … Continue reading

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Green Angel

On Saturday night, I attended the semi-staged, first third of a new opera in production, called Green Angel. This opera was based on the 2003 novella of the same title by Alice Hoffman, with libretto adapted by Adam Strickson and … Continue reading

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Olga Neuwirth: Remnants of Songs…an Amphigory

I make a point of trying to listen to BBC Radio 4’s Hear and Now show each week in an attempt to keep abreast of what’s going on in the music world. Usually, Saturday night isn’t the best time to … Continue reading

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Sonic Artists in Wales

Strike! is to get another outing at the end of the month at the Sonic Artists in Wales conference held at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama from 25 – 26 March. As well as having Strike! performed, … Continue reading

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H. K Gruber Conducts the BBC Philharmonic in Manchester 28 February 2010

Saturday night saw H.K. Gruber conducting the BBC Philharmonic in a programme of Weill, Gruber and Stravinsky at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. H. K. Gruber is known for his specialism in the music of Kurt Weill and first up … Continue reading

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