James F. Penrose lives in Paris.
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Books March 2020
A wild & dangerous effervescence
Features February 2020
Cathedrals of sound
On the engineer of the French organ revival.
Books January 2019
Dying all his life
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Mar 23, 2020
A country boy made good
On “Jean Ranc: Un Montpelliérain à la cour des rois” at the Musée Fabre, Montpellier.
Feb 29, 2020
Two lovely rarities
On recent performances of Boieldieu’s La Dame blanche and Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle.
Jan 29, 2020
Full of clever
On Les Contes d’Hoffman at the Opéra Bastille.