Tuesday, April 22, 2014


The things we got up to, 2014 - 2013

King Lear at TFANA, Lilly Englert & Michael Pennington

Twelfth Night, Globe NYC, Samuel Barnett & Mark Rylance

Julius Caesar, Donmar @ St Ann's Warehouse, Cush Jumbo & Frances Barber
Richard II, Shakespeare & Co, Rocco Sisto & company, photo Kevin Sprague

Julius Caesar, RSC @ BAM, Ray Fearon & Paterson Joseph

*Photos credited where credits were available.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Hellhound on my Trail

Just when we thought long form music journalism in major newspapers was over and done... This is quite the saga, and I encourage you all to take the time to read it to the end, even if you think vernacular American music doesn't interest you much. (Note all the tracks in question are posted at the end in their entirety.)

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

more fun with soundcloud

What I like about this (apart from Sarah Connolly, obvs) is how Christophers resists driving a truck through it:

Monday, April 7, 2014

plastering pro bono

We've noticed only recently the conversion of SoundCloud to record label marketing tool. But it's Harmonia Mundi, and Lucy Crowe, so what the heck, let's embed that thang.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Thursday, March 20, 2014

while we wait

Just when you thought you might slip outside for a little Spring...give it up, it's not here yet. But never mind, NDR and Händel-Festspiele Göttingen have entered into the video streaming game with Siroe, re di Persia from the 2013 festival.

Meanwhile, elsewhere on NDR, period keyboardist Kristian Bezuidenhout diskutiert Mozart, CPE Bach, Hammerklavier, usw, hier.

Addendum: Glyndebourne 2014 streaming -- looks like they've scaled back (only 3 this year) and jumped the good ship Guardian in favor of the Telegraph. But Tara Erraught's Octavian, that could be fun.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

I am a New Englander. I do not complain about the weather in March. I only document it in some sort of passive-aggressive attempt to shame it into behaving.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014