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MUSIC / Calculation and courage: Robert Maycock on a Panufnik memorial concert at the South Bank and the Osaka PO at the Barbican
Wednesday 21 October 1992
First he was the outsider in his own country; then the doors stayed shut in the West. Sir Andrzej Panufnik has not been the last artist to suffer the British cold shoulder for his uncompromising streak. At least acceptance came in his own lifetime. That made the Park Lane Group's memorial concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, just under a year after he died, a fundamentally joyous occasion, free of guilt-ridden attempts to atone for past wrongs.
Sunday 04 October 1992
UNEMPLOYED workers rioting on the streets against the withdrawal of welfare payments is not the kind of thing normally associated with Japan. But on Thursday and Friday last week up to 1,000 people went on the rampage in a poor district of Osaka, Japan's second largest city, burning bicycles and a car and leaving 13 people injured. Seven arrests were made and 1,500 riot police were on the streets of the Airin district of the city last night to prevent a further outbreak of violence.
Saturday 03 October 1992
Saturday 01 August 1992
THE London School of Economics yesterday submitted its controversial pounds 65m bid to buy County Hall, the former Greater London Council headquarters, and transform it into a European university - 20 minutes before the midday deadline, writes Ian MacKinnon.
Wednesday 08 July 1992
'EXPLORING materials', an exhibition of the work of the engineer Peter Rice, has opened at the Royal Institute of British Architects. Rice was awarded the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture at the RIBA last week.
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