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Stanisław Skrowaczewski

Underrated. Skrowaczewski was an underrated conductor in his lifetime. Yes the press would review the CDs he would release on smaller record labels but...

Igor Levit’s Variations (Bach, Beethoven, Rzewski)

Even though I had been thinking of reviewing this 3CD set, the fact that it was recently awarded the Gramophone Recording of the Year...

Cemetery of Splendour

Title: Cemetery of Splendour Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul Released: 2015 Well, this film is impressive in its ability to seem completely unimpressive, as is the case with most...

Szymanowski First Violin Concerto

Szymanowski’s First Violin Concerto can be described as sumptuous, lush, exotic. It is said that the composer himself was inspired by the Polish poet...

The Luminaries

Title: The Luminaries Author: Eleanor Catton Published: 2013 The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton is massive book: massive in size, scope and depth. Set in 19th century New...