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Why Birds Sing

The Aurora Orchestra, conducted by Nicholas Collon. Royal Festival Hall, Southbank, London. First half pieces & text by Olivier Messiaen, Kate Wakeling, Brett Dean, György Ligeti. The first half of the performance ended with the musicians placing ticking metronomes on … Continue reading

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Margaret Atwood

I went to the Royal Festival Hall for the Living In Future Times Festival, to hear Margaret Atwood discuss her new novel Hag-Seed. She is amazing, intelligent, forward thinking, funny and highly entertaining and interesting. Also at the Festival Hall, was … Continue reading

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