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Being Both | Alice Coote explores gender in opera, Brighton Dome

The common practice in 18th century Handel operas for women to sing the roles of men was accepted without controversy by the audience. These so-called ‘trouser roles’ were not limited simply to the characters of young boys, but could be … Continue reading

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Classical Round-Up for May 2015

The Brighton Fringe and OperaCoast present a programme of vocal and instrumental music commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of WW2. School children from Lewes will read selected poems written by children of Theresienstadt concentration camp. Fri, 1-7:30pm at … Continue reading

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