Category Archives: collaboration

White Haired Boy: an opera about Boris Johnson

Friday 28th March – performances 5pm, 7pm & 8.30pm, exhibition from 12pm 310 New Cross Rd, SE14 (nearest station New Cross Gate) – FREE ENTRY One of the many reasons why I’ve been so inactive over the past few months is … Continue reading

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(1) // The Ideology of Opera Creation //

The Royal Opera House recently hosted two events addressing the present state and future of opera (you can read my post on the first of these – the opera vs elitism debate – HERE). The second event was a half-day conference … Continue reading

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Nonclassical & Freedom from Torture presents: KAFKA FRAGMENTS

We’ve been very privileged to help out in the programming and organisation of a super-exciting event in aid of the charity Freedom from Torture. As part of a whole month of gigs, including Iceage at the Shacklewell Arms and Bombay … Continue reading

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Reasons Why I Like Eric Whitacre

I was satisfied to see the line-up for next month’s Yellow Lounge, the classical club night currently resident at the Bankside Vaults, Southwark. It’s always come across as the glossy, corporate, major-label cousin of the more grungy alt-classical events, but … Continue reading

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the biting point in 2012

Happy New Year from the biting point to all our readers!!! We’d firstly like to apologise for our quiet period towards the end of 2011, mainly caused by the fact that we were too busy and poor to see any … 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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Live Review: Chopped & Screwed @ Queen Elizabeth Hall

The concert on Tuesday featuring a collaboration between Micachu & The Shapes and the London Sinfonietta felt like an experiment on a number of levels. For one thing, as someone fairly familiar with the Southbank as an institution, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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