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Son nata a lagrimar

  The phenomenal countertenor Philippe Jaroussky and mezzo-soprano Nathalie Stutzmann singing ‘Son nata a lagrimar’ (‘Condemned to grieve’), a duet from Handel’s ‘Julius Ceasear’ – What an exquisite way to go into a Sunday, don’t you agree?  From the album ‘Heroes from the Shadows’ / Warner Classics – Erato / 2014  

Wild Strawberries

  Following the ESC (Eurovision Song Contest) marathon I grabbed the remote and discovered Bergman’s Wild Strawberries was showing on one of the other channels. What a relief! What elixir for my psyche after overdosing for three and a half hours on heavily made-up beautiful people, spectacular lighting and special effects… What an astonishing master …

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