Gerald Malone

Reaction Contributor

Friday, 16 August 2019

Review - Cindy Sherman at the National Portrait Gallery

Until I visited the National Portrait Gallery’s “Cindy Sherman” exhibition – it runs until 15th September – I had been …

By Gerald Malone

Friday, 2 August 2019

Review - Mozart's abandoned opera L'Oca del Cairo

I am dozing on a sun lounger; under a Carob tree; in the Algarve; overlooking the Ria Formosa Natural Park …

By Gerald Malone

Friday, 5 July 2019

Christopher Tin - so much more than a crossover composer

This is about a Carnegie Hall concert featuring Christopher Tin, the 43-year-old Californian, British educated composer with a Grammy award …

By Gerald Malone

Friday, 21 June 2019

Nevill Holt Opera - a glimpse of an era past

David Ross, the mobile mogul who built his Carphone Warehouse empire in the “loadsamoney” era of the nineties, has revealed …

By Gerald Malone

Friday, 14 June 2019

David Lang - opera's rebel without a cause

A new work by American composer, David Lang, is always an important event. He self describes as a passionate, prolific …

By Gerald Malone

Friday, 7 June 2019

Southern opera festival marred by massacre of Strauss

Charleston is a whizz of a town. This is my third visit for the annual Spoleto Festival. I stay in …

By Gerald Malone

Thursday, 6 June 2019

Self-obsessed Democrats will struggle to defeat incumbent Trump

The President of the United States has swapped swamps. Goodbye DC. Hello, Whitehall, Buckingham Palace, Normandy, complete with cheers, taunts, …

By Gerald Malone

Friday, 31 May 2019

Unearthing a Manhattan opera jewel to rival the Met

It’s not far, as the crow flies, from the Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, Manhattan Midtown, to The Flea Theater, …

By Gerald Malone

Friday, 17 May 2019

Sarah Childress Polk - America's first First Lady

James K. Polk, President USA, 1845 – 1849. The name caught my eye because – ignoramus – I had never …

By Gerald Malone