James F. Penrose lives in Paris.
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Features June 2021
Full of insight, full of fun
On Critique musicale, volume 10, by Hector Berlioz.
Features March 2021
On French aristocrats at the twilight of the ancien régime.
Notebook January 2021
Prize time in Paris
On the many book prizes of Paris and their attendant traditions.
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Aug 25, 2021
On Victor Hugo and Camille Saint-Saëns.
Jul 12, 2021
Concert note: Treats for the ears
On recent classical concerts in Paris.
Jul 08, 2021
Great spectacles, noble thoughts
On “Storms and Shipwrecks: From Vernet to Courbet” at Musée de la Vie romantique in Paris.