Gioachino Rossini

Lessons from Rossini

Lessons from Rossini

The composer is in many ways a source of inspiration to the aspiring musician – but, 150 years after his death, what lessons can be learned from his ‘great renunciation’?

Polymath composers and their extra-musical successes

Polymath composers and their extra-musical successes

We all knew that one student at school who seemed to miraculously excel at everything: they played in the football team, sang in the choir and starred in the school play, effortlessly straddling the full spectrum of achievement much to the envy of the rest of us. 

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Banksy’s stunt wasn’t even original – and why we should support ads on Sydney Opera House

Banksy’s stunt wasn’t even original – and why we should support ads on Sydney Opera House

Read it on the The Spectator website here

Photo credit: Christian Mehlführer