VIDEO PODCAST: Discussion about Bernard Haitink (1929-2021), Salzburg, Roger Doyle's Finnegans Wake Project, the English Symphony Orchestra, the Chopin Competition Warsaw, Los Angeles Opera and other subjects in our hour-long November 2021 video.
The late Patric Standford may have written these short pieces deliberately to provoke our feedback. If so, his success is reflected in the rich range of readers' comments appearing at the foot of most of the pages.
Daniel Sampaio is a musician and sociology student at the University of Minho, Portugal. Believing the evolution of aesthetics can tell us much about the world we live in, he's currently working on his Master's thesis on the political content of twentieth century Western music.