Bach’s music as ‘Proto-techno’?: Uncovering and Recovering Francesco Tristano

Image Description: Francesco Tristano performing on piano with a laptop by his side Pianist and Composer Francesco Tristano is somewhat of a musical vagabond. Still in his thirties, he boasts an incredible career which unceasingly voyages through the distinct artistic realms of classical, contemporary and techno music. Having prioritised the music of Bach during his […]

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Review: The Coronation of Poppea

✮✮✮✮✮ Despite being nearly 400 years old, The Coronation of Poppea is a work that is frequently noted for its striking modernity. Written as the young genre of opera was learning to find its feet, the work is immensely confident in its exploration of the black humour of human emotion and motivation.   This was […]

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