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Saturday 12 June 2010
Egon Ronay, the food critic who helped transform British eating habits, died today aged 94.
Sunday 30 May 2010
The turmoil of the opening movement of Dvorak's Seventh Symphony has rarely sounded so thrilling.
Sunday 23 May 2010
Tuesday 11 May 2010
Though a writer of fiction and subsequently verse, John Rety was chiefly known for running the poetry publishing house, Hearing Eye, in conjunction with Torriano Meeting House in London's Kentish Town, where he hosted poetry readings. He was a character in every aspect of his being: nothing about him could have been other than it was, otherwise he would not have been John Rety: his physiognomy seemed the perfect expression of his personality, as did his accent, barely Hungarian, which he unselfconsciously called "educated". Shyly outgoing, he attracted all he met, even those who found him exasperating to work with. Only combs shunned him.
Sunday 14 March 2010
Friday 27 November 2009
Steven Gerrard has demanded a united front as Liverpool seek the top-four finish required to qualify for next season's Champions League.
Sunday 22 November 2009
Paper is the great tool any writer must use to build bridges, and the bridges Monica Porter must build are many and complex. Chief among them is one between her chosen life in London and her cultural heritage from that historically beleaguered nation at the meeting point of east and west, Hungary.
Wednesday 11 November 2009
Britons banking on pre-Christmas shopping bargains should head for the former Eastern Bloc countries, it was revealed today.
Sunday 08 November 2009
Sunday 18 October 2009
Lest there be any confusion over how Ivan Fischer views Brahms, this disc begins with his highly spiced, string orchestra arrangement of Hungarian Dance No 14.
Sunday 11 October 2009
Wednesday 19 August 2009
The woodwind and brass of the Budapest Festival Orchestra gave advance notice of their prowess in a tiny madrigal-like offering – a sort of musical monogram - before the main event.
Saturday 15 August 2009
Friday 31 July 2009
Injured Formula One driver Felipe Massa is doing "very well" and will be flown back to Brazil on Monday, his personal physician said today.
Saturday 11 July 2009
Major-General Bela Kiraly was 39 years old when he was sentenced to death by Hungary's Communist authorities at the beginning of 1952.
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