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Two young ladies meet after 350 years to finally hear the music

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One of the most loved paintings in Dulwich Picture Gallery is Gerrit Dou’s A woman playing a clavichord, but it has a sister painting, Young Lady playing the Virginal. This famous work of art is […]

GalleryFilm: A season of delights for film lovers

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Liz Buchanan leads the team behind GalleryFilm but it is the choice of the team, and sometimes on advice from the audience, that films are picked. “I hate the word iconic, but that is what […]

Harmoniemusik – acclaimed ensemble known for its versatility and entertaining concerts

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Paul Guinery has a voice like spiced honey and according to a radio critic he is the voice of BBC Radio 3. Someone at the upper echelons of the radio station must have heard that […]

David Cairns: Sir Thomas Beecham made England a more musical nation

The well-known and revered music critic David Cairns admits freely that he is a devotee of Sir Thomas Beecham, and maybe that is not too strong a phrase as David Cairns has admired the British […]

Forget Scandi Noir, it is good design that is the hallmark of Scandinavia

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And it is Scandinavia which is the flavour of the season at Dulwich Picture Gallery. The exhibition of one of Norway’s most loved painters, Nikolai Astrup, opens on 5 February and introduces the British to […]

Titian Returns to DPG in a Glorious new Frame

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Frame restorer Tom Proctor says  ‘Restoring this special frame is the highlight of my career so far’ Tom Proctor, a well-known restorer, has an exciting story to tell. When he was asked to restore the frame […]

Will this ugly duckling turn into a swan?

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Drew Colby is coming back to Dulwich Picture Gallery with his special hand show which has entranced young and old each Christmas at the gallery. Thus year he will present The Ugly Duckling, the well-known […]

A welcome return visit to Dulwich Picture Gallery by the Wihan Quartet

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The International Record Review has described the Wihan Quartet from Prague as one of the best quartets in the world. That is something to live up to. “I think it is because until recently all […]

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