We constantly hear that these are more receptive times for new music, but don't tell that to American composers under the age of 35 -- I wonder how many concert- and operagoers hereabouts can even name one. The situation is different in …
Jonathan Gross is the author of "Anne Damer, Regency Artist," forthcoming from Rowman and Littlefield in July, 2013. He has edited the letters of Lady Melbourne and the novels of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who appear in a painting …
Description John M Macnaughton; rank/rating, Master; age, 38; place of birth, Buteshire; previous ship, Duchess of Rothesay of Glasgow. Peter Thomson; rank/rating, Mate; age, 40; place of birth, Fifeshire; previous ship, Marchioness …
In the next-to-last scene of Powder Her Face, the opera with which a 24-year-old Thomas Adès bowled over the operatic establishment in 1995, the once notorious, now aging character called only The Duchess grants an interview. The world …