Monthly Archives: October 2011

Dvorak Symphony 6 – Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Samuel Wong – Barbican Centre, London 2003-02_February-27

This concert received mixed reviews, and I want to concentrate on their performance of Dvorak’s Symphony No. 6 in D major, which ended the concert, because my reaction was radically different to that of two music critics from national newspapers. … Continue reading

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The Colored Museum – Talawa Theatre Company at the V&A

I saw The Colored Museum by George C Wolfe at the Royal Court Theatre in 1987 (or thereabouts), and apart from enjoying it hugely thought it was an important piece. Talawa Theatre’s production in the (lecture) theatre at the V&A … Continue reading

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National Poetry Day – Thursday 6 October 2011

Prompted by a series of tweets by the indefatigable and indomitable (etc) @Vera_Chok. Eight poems I like very much, not in order of preference. (Actually they are roughly in the order in which I like them at the instant of writing, … Continue reading

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