After the gloriously busy first week of half term, the second was quieter and spent largely preparing for a surgery I had three weeks ago; it got rescheduled meaning I missed Andrei Bondarenko's recital at the Lieder Festival. I did catch Roderick Williams singing Die Schรถne Mรผllerin in Saint John the Evangelist, which is one … Continue reading Lately


Shakespeare Saturday: The Taming of the Shrew

If I be waspish, best beware my sting. I confess: The Taming of the Shrew is probably my least favourite of Shakespeare's comedies. In fact, it probably hovers pretty near the bottom in my overall order of preference. Strangely enough, it is my earliest Shakespeare memory - I must have been in primary school when … Continue reading Shakespeare Saturday: The Taming of the Shrew