Beneath the skin of London’s musical lifeAlbum Of The Week
From the Lebrecht Album of the Week:
In my 20s, on a spare afternoon, I would stroll down the Thames from Westminster to the City marvelling at how little had changed in the essential topography since the days of Shakespeare and Pepys. Yesterday, I had cause to wander through Leadenhall and Lombard and was struck at how little I recognised. Glass and steel skyscrapers have created a humanoid alienation, an impermeable wall between eternal London and the 21st century version.
I felt a similar regret listening to Franziska Lee’s album of Londonoid piano pieces…
In Czech here.
In The Critic.