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Two last nights! Show business in Georgian London

William Heath, Stage Door, 1823.© Gerald Coke Handel Foundation If you’re down in London this Christmas season, don’t forget to spend some time at the Foundling Museum, where they have a wonderful exhibition – a how-to-guide to going to a … Continue reading

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From Berlioz with love

The 8th March is the 150th anniversary of the death of the famous French composer Hector Berlioz. In this letter, in the Gerald Coke Handel Collection at the Foundling Museum, Berlioz sends apologies to the flautist Jules-Antoine Demeur (husband of one of Berlioz’ favourite … Continue reading

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