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Looks like Stella’s off to Lausanne in 2016!

À bientôt, ma petite ville !


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Prelude by JoAnn Durgin


What’s a guy to do when he comes home to stay and the girl he wants can’t wait to leave town? 720 more words


Chopin, Volume 4: Waltzes and Nocturnes by Louis Lortie

A CD full of waltzes and nocturnes by Chopin may be viewed as one of those ‘safe’ choices – you walk into the ‘classical’ section in a music store and see those white CDs with a pretty painting on the cover (usually nothing to do with the music you will listen to), and it all just looks a bit drab. 341 more words


PREVIEW: Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jacek Kaspszyk with Leeds Philharmonic Chorus and Leeds Festival Chorus at Middlesbrough Town Hall on 12 May 2015

There aren’t many excuses to miss a good performance of Beethoven 9 – the Choral Symphony. Featuring “that” final movement, beloved of advertisers, film-makers and television broadcasters, the work is one of the giants of the classical repertoire, not least because it requires the magnificent forces of a large symphony orchestra, a significant choir and four vocal soloists. 314 more words


Writer's Block 1: A prelude

So sometimes, I write. I write poetry and crappy sappy fanfics, I write articles about my favorite bands or restaurants. Sometimes I write about writing. Right now, I think I’m in the process of writing a short story that may possibly be adapted into a script. 346 more words


wordpress first

So far, I like the WordPress format. Everything looks favorable and I plan to use it more often. I’ve already received feedback on the posts I integrated from Blogger! 84 more words

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'The Romantics' by Lars Vogt with Royal Northern Sinfonia at Sage, Gateshead on 16th April 2015

Conducting from the piano is hard. A pianist-conductor has a back to the audience, and the giant percussive instrument has to squeeze in between the front desks of the strings. 642 more words