Month: February 2010

BBC Symphony to Premiere Ian McQueen’s “The Earthly Paradise”

On 10 April, the BBC Symphony Orchestra will present the world premiere of The Earthly Paradise, a setting of prose, poetry, and sayings by William Morris composed by Ian McQueen. The complete program is as follows: Elger, In the South (Alassio) Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto Ian McQueen, The Earthly Paradise (BBC commission) Sir Andrew Davis conductor …

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Website for Facing the Late Victorians

A follow-up to one of our earlier posts: there is now a website for the Facing the Late Victorians: Portraits of Writers and Artists from the Mark Samuels Lasner exhibition at the Henry B. Plant Museum, Tampa, FL. The exhibition, which contains portraits of Edward Burne-Jones, William and May Morris, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Algernon Swinburne, …

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Frederick Evans’s Photographs of Kelmsoctt Manor Featured in Exhibition

A series of wonderful photographs of Kelmscott Manor are featured in a new exhibition, A Record of Emotion: The Photographs of Frederick H. Evans, on view at the Getty Center in Los Angeles from 2 February through 6 June 2010. Frederick H. Evans (British, 1853–1943) was best known for his photographs of medieval cathedrals, such …

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