Salgado Amazônia

Paradise Transformed

25th August 2021 | By Heidi Ellison | Exhibitions

The first thing you see when you enter the darkened “Salgado Amazônia” exhibition space in the Musée de la Musique at the Philharmonie de Paris will knock your socks off: a large, grainy, high-contrast black-and-white print of heavy, roiling, black-edged … Read More

Pelléas et Mélisande

Darkness and Light in Music

14th July 2021 | By Nick Hammond | Music

Recently, in an article on Francis Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites, I suggested that the only other 20th-century French opera that will stand the test of time is Claude Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande (1902), inspired by Maurice Maeterlink’s symbolist play from … Read More


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