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English Touring Opera soloists provide an evening of Russian Romance for the Honiton Festival Opera Gala

‘English Touring Opera in the 2007 production of Eugene Onegin’
English Touring Opera in the 2007 production of Eugene Onegin. Photo by Keith Pattison

Now an established annual highlight in East Devon’s classical music calendar, this year’s Honiton Festival Opera Gala promises to bring a dash of Russian romance to a fresh spring evening.

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Cleo Mussi: artist’s statement

Cleo Mussi

“We live in a world of increasingly complex information and choices, bombarded by sound bites and attention grabbing sensationalist headlines. To the lay person, news about medical advancement often appears to be expressed through polar opposites – fear mongering over ‘Frankenstein’ experiments versus celebration of life saving/enhancing developments.

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Cleo Mussi’s Pharma’s Market at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery

Cleo Mussi's zesty white bunny

For the traditional rural livestock and produce show, according to mosic artist Cleo Mussi at her Pharma’s Market show at Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton, Devon, read a host of characters which range from life-sized ‘robo-rabbits’ to space scientists and bucolic farmers with a distinctly contemporary twist, all jostling for a part in the busy, thought provoking narrative.

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Chapman brothers’ My Giant Colouring Book at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery

Copyright Jake and Dinos Chapman and The Paragon Press, London

Take the transgression of colouring outside the lines and add the Chapman brothers’ mastery of technique along with their dark ventures into the surreal and fantastic and you can begin to approximate Jake and Dinos’ My Giant Colouring Book, which is at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery.

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