Classical Music: CLASSICALCHOICE
Sunday 14 November 1999
OPENING THIS WEEK
Barbican, EC2 (0171 638 8891) Mon & Wed
The event of the week, the month and maybe the whole year if Cecilia Bartoli is on form for her London operatic debut.
JAN GARBAREK/ HILLIARD ENSEMBLE
Albert Hall, SW7 (0171 589 8212) Tues
Cult synthesis of old and new.
HUDDERSFIELD CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL
Huddersfield (01484 430528) Wed to 28 Nov
The festival opens with a new production of John Adams's dramatic song-sequence I Was Looking At The Ceiling And Then I Saw The Sky.
Birmingham Symphony Hall (0121 212 3333) Fri
Currently the hottest property on the female vocal market.
ST CECILIATIDE FESTIVAL
Stationers' Hall, EC1 (01327 361380) Sat to 28 Nov
Chic livery hall event. MW
game of thrones reviewWarning: spoilers
North London meets The Exorcist in eerie suburban drama
Filming to begin on two new series due to be aired on Dave from next year
Arts & Ents blogs
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- 2 How the language you speak changes your view of the world
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- 4 General Election 2015: 14-year-old boy asks Nick Clegg – 'can you kill Katie Hopkins?'
- 5 Uploading pictures to find out how old you are gives Microsoft the right to post them wherever they want
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General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
In defence of liberal democracy
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils