As we approach 2016, people are considering New Year resolutions and New Year goals. This also applies to marketers looking to create fresh and successful digital marketing strategies for the New Year. Yet given the competitive market, it’s hard to know where to start – there’s so much noise online, particularly with the rise of … More Key Marketing Trends for 2016
Spread across two days the WorldPost Future of Work conference presented a handful of the most successful leaders from forward thinking organisations, policy makers, professors and journalists. Together they discussed issues concerning the work place in a highly digital world. The talks involved a variety of panel debates from the rise of A.I., new approaches … More Part 1: The WorldPost Future of Work Conference
It’s the new digital age and we don’t depend on newsagents to give us our daily scoop anymore, or the kid on the bike who threw us the daily broadsheet. Nope! Now we depend on online articles, viral marketing and ubiquitous social media. The meaning of journalism has changed ever since noise went digital. As … More Writing for the Internet
Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) is an opera journey about two lovers and their mystical struggle to be together with numerous fantasia-esque characters who help them, while others obstruct them, on their way. The opera’s significance is not simply due to its mysticism or status as Mozart’s penultimate operatic work but because of its stunning and uniquely written … More Royal College of Music: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
The idea of Clapham Opera Festival started in Marie Soulier’s living room where she invited a soprano and pianist to perform in front of 30 people. After 16 ‘house gigs’ Soulier introduced the festival last year to promote young opera talent and opera to wider audiences including curious opera newbies and children. Off the back … More Clapham Opera Festival 2014: Rossini’s La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
There’s much to enjoy about Falstaff; the final opera composed by Verdi. It refuted many of his contemporaries including Rossini and proved that he could write comedy operas just as well as his great tragic operas like La Traviata. Loosely based on Shakespeare’s play The Merry Wives of Windsor, Verdi and his librettist Arrigo Boito produced a … More Fulham Opera: Verdi’s Falstaff
This morning my social media feed exploded with the revelatory news that Benedict Cumberbatch was engaged to Sophie Hunter and, for me, it’s rather interesting how social media, particularly female fans, have responded to the unexpected news. This response is very similar to the way they responded to George Clooney’s engagement to the stunning international … More Benedict Cumberbatch’s Engagment: An Oscar Award Ploy?