17th century art has never really been a strong point … Continue reading
Thu 24 July: In summer each year we go to Andreas’ family in the Tyrol for our holiday. Munich is the nearest airport and we are staying here for two nights. We arrive mid-afternoon and in the evening we go to the opera to see “The Marriage of Figaro”.
I was pleased that the costumes were 18th century – a minimalist theatrical version. It’s safer to do it from the costumes of the time; you have to be clever to make modern dress work. The set was minimal – the stage was filled with a box of three white walls. They were super-white and lit with backlight. (more…)
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Guest blog by Prof Richard Betts Two new scientific papers … Continue reading