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Sunday 12th July

July 12, 2009

Well I hope you will be pleased to know that today I am feeling quite a bit better. I managed eleven hours sleep, something I haven’t done in a long time, and it appears the worst of the virus has passed. I was genuinely (and stupidly) getting a bit worried for a while. Musically today […]

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Concert Reviews

Torn apart by a Tragedy of Listening

May 25, 2008

Well what can I say? I’ve only really known Luigi Nono’s Prometeo for about eighteen months, having discovered and immediately fallen in love with first the original 1985 release of the composer’s final, triumphantly wonderful work and then late last year the new version recorded for the Col Legno label. Both of these remarkable recordings […]

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Concert Reviews

Views from across the water

November 1, 2007

Its been a while since I attended a concert at any of the South Bank Centre venues. Their treatment of the LMC and other small, more experimental promoters a few years back put me off and my attendance at three concerts from their Luigi Nono – Fragments of Venice season this last couple of weeks […]

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