Conservatoires in Times of War

Conservatoires in Times of War

A fascinating new exhibition has been announced recently. The exhibition is entitled ‘Conservatoires in Times of War’ and is being produced as a collaborative effort from both the Royal Northern College of Music, and the Consevatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (otherwise known as Paris Conservatoire). Continue reading “Conservatoires in Times of War”

Ihor and Wladyslaw Szpilman

Not even half an hour ago an interesting story appeared on the BBC, courtesy of the BBC World Service.

Ihor, a man who was previously a law student at university has now found himself fighting as a volunteer on the government side of events in the on-going conflict and struggle that has materialised over the years in Ukraine. Szpilman and his piano Continue reading “Ihor and Wladyslaw Szpilman”