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Plums and turkeys: a musical voyage around 2016

Most people I know cannot wait to see the back of 2016. But in the year in which Brexit, Trump and the Grim Reaper were the big winners, I admit to having had a terrific twelve months. A whirl of … Continue reading

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Verdi at full throttle: an exhilarating Attila returns to La Fenice

Verdi: Attila **** Teatro La Fenice, Venice, 9th December 2016 On the nearby island of Torcello, there is a stone throne which is said to have been used by Attila, King of the Huns, during his 5th-century invasion of Italy. … Continue reading

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