By Alan Bennett
This moment quantity of performs by means of Alan Bennett comprises his Kafka performs, one an hilarious comedy, the opposite a profound and looking out drama. additionally integrated is An Englishman in another country and a query of Attribution. The fascination of those performs lies within the manner they query our authorized notions of treachery and, in numerous methods, make a sympathetic case for man Burgess and Anthony Blunt.
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From 23 January 1765 and for several years afterward, Bach and Abel jointly conducted at Carlisle House the Soho Square subscription concerts sponsored by the notorious singer and entrepreneur Mrs Theresa Cornelys. By 1772 Mrs Cornelys was bankrupt, but on 1 February 1775 Abel and Bach were concerned in the first of the series of concerts at the Hanover Square Rooms, later shifted to Almack's Rooms. " But the partners were equally desirous of maintaining the quality of music played by their virtuosi, and introduced much new music to their patronage.