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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

We found 261 Reviews. You are currently viewing reviews 1 - 10



BBC Radio 4's Clarissa

December 2014
Lauren Nixon, University of Sheffield
A captivating adaptation of Richardson's novel.

Strictly Georgian

Kensington Palace
December 2014
Miranda Reading, King's College London
An innovative recreation of an evening at George II's court.

Shakespeare Restor'd

Newark, Delaware
December 2014
Jane Wessel, University of Delaware
New insights emerge from the resurrection of several Restoration and eighteenth-century Shakespeare adaptations.

Handel's 'Xerxes' at the Graz Opera

Graz
December 2014
Ivan Ćurković, University of Zagreb / Heidelberg University
Stefan Herheim's creative interpretation of Handel's 'Serse' entertains at Graz Opera.

The Essay: Georgian Portraits

BBC 3
December 2014
Sam Longhurst, University of Sheffield
A varied collection of short essays which pack a surprisingly powerful punch.

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.



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