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Fay Weldon,CBE. 1931 – 4 January 2023. Contrarian and prolific writer.

” If that was dying, I don’t want to do it again”.(f.w.)

Richard Taruskin. 1945-July 1, 2022. Provocative musicologist and historian.

Understanding music in it’s social and political context.

Carlisle Floyd,1926-30th September 2021. Opera from the American South.

Composed at least 12 operas, usually writing his own librettos.

Eyeless in Gaza

Looking the other way. The Palestine/Israel locked in conflict.

Jane Manning,OBE, 1938-31March 2021.

Legendary Soprano, indefatigable champion of new works.