Monthly Archives: May 2011

Opera Underground

[Time for a teeny bit of self-promotion…] Carmen Elektra presents: TERRIBLE LIPS – 17th June 2011, 8.30pm – Bike Polo Warehouse, Cambridge – £5 On Friday 17th June in a large, condemned warehouse space, remarkably well-hidden considering its proximity to … Continue reading

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Live Review: Reverberations at the Barbican

Reverberations: The Influence of Steve Reich Session 3, Sat 7th May, 6pm + Session 6, Sun 8th May, 6pm The ‘marathon weekend’ is a concept that, I would suspect, a lot of London concert-goers aren’t familiar with. Last weekend’s Reich-branded … Continue reading

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Debate: “This House believes that classical music is irrelevant to today’s youth”

Earlier this evening, the above motion was debated at the University of Cambridge Union. The proposition side included Greg Sandow and DJ Kissy Sell Out, while the opposition included Ivan Hewett and Stephen Fry. Unfortunately, I missed the live stream … Continue reading

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Live Review: Rites @ Royal Festival Hall

A few weeks ago, I attended a late evening performance of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s Rites at the Royal Festival Hall – a virtual 3D one-woman ballet choreographed to The Rite of Spring. It was a perfect day … Continue reading

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