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All Online Reviews

Online Reviews Editor: Emrys Jones

Specialist Online Reviews Editors: Allison Goudie, Fine Art; Tullia Giersberg, Music; Daniel Cook, Media; James Harriman-Smith, Theatre

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Careful! Tomaso Albinoni: 'The Domineering Chambermaid'

New College Antechapel, Oxford
November 2014
Peter Schofield
Michael Burden directs a new English production of Albinoni's comic intermezzo 'Pimpinone'.

'Georgians: Dress for Polite Society' and 'Portrait of a Lady? Ruin and Reputation in the Georgian Era'

Fashion Museum, Bath, and No. 1 Royal Crescent, Bath
November 2014
Serena Dyer
Two exhibitions in Bath, representing very different approaches to interpreting the eighteenth century.

‘Dancing Cheek to Cheek: An Intimate History of Dance’

BBC 4
November 2014
Miranda Reading, King's College London
Something for everyone, but not without some disturbing narratives of 'progression.'

Changing Modes: Explaining and Performing C. P. E. Bach’s Changing Styles

Joint Conference of the American Musicological Society and the Society for Music Theory, Milwaukee
November 2014
Andrew Malilay White, University of Notre Dame, US
David Schulenberg's presentation of some significant but often overlooked C.P.E. Bach works is met with appreciation by a full audience.

The Belle's Stratagem

St Catharines, Ontario
November 2014
John Sainsbury, Brock University
A modern, Canadian take on Cowley's classic, which sharpens its social commentary well.

The Generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead

The Foundling Museum
November 2014
Caroline Cannon-Brookes
A small and stimulating exhibition brings together science and art in the personality of this polymath physician.

She Stoops to Conquer

Winchester
November 2014
N. G. Howe
An entertaining production with an interesting aesthetic.

Gioaccino Rossini: Mosè in Egitto, Guillaume Tell

New Theatre. Oxford
November 2014
Peter Schofield
The Welsh National Opera present a mixed bag with two Rossini operas

Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles
October 2014
Howard D. Weinbrot, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Barrie Kosky's staging of Dido and Aeneas leaves much to be desired.

Richard Strauss's Capriccio (1942)

The Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago
October 2014
Howard D. Weinbrot, The University of Wisconsin, Madison
The eighteenth century makes for an interesting context in this production of Strauss's 'conversation piece'.



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