Tonight was the première of a new production of Benjamin Britten’s The Turn of the Screw. It was as usual the excellent Opera North with Richard Farnes (Musical Director) conducting the small chamber opera for this ghostly tale.The opera is based, virtually identically, after the book by Henry James and was first performed in 1954 with the composer conducting. With it being more modern, the music is more...
As expected the new album ‘Panic of Girls’ is out this autumn – but only in Australia!!! The rest of the world gets it in 2011. They’re touring in Australia later this year, but they’ll have already been to the UK and USA by then so seems very odd it’s not being released this year there as well.Ho hum, been waiting 7 years since the last album – it’ll be worth it!!
Final one on youtube I think!!
Another youtube from the Blondie concert on Wednesday night – great performance of Atomic!! We must down there near the front on this video . . .
A compilation some sneaky person did of the Blondie concert we went to in Manchester.
This is Blondie singing ‘What I Heard’ from forthcoming album Panic of Girls. This was recorded at the Isle of Wight festival a few days before we saw them in Manchester. Cracking new track!!