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FABERGE talk emphasising bespoke, beauty and attention to detail given by Archduke Géza von Habsburg

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Loved this fascinating talk, especially the emphasis on bespoke.  Dr Géza has advised more or less all the important Fabergé collectors, from Her Majesty the Queen to Prince Albert of Monaco!

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"The Cunning Little Vixen" by Leoš Janáček at Glyndebourne

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I highly recommend this enchanting opera about a cunning vixen which turns it into a colourful reflection on the highs and lows of life.  Entwining dance and mime into the storytelling, Janacek blends folk-derived melodies with sophisticated, lushly orchestrated harmonies to create a personal and modern musical style.  Conducted by Jakub Hrůša and directed by Melly Still at Glyndebourne.   Yes it was a particularly cold and wet English summer evening so I gave a divine, scarlet Beulah gown the perfect warm, contemporary twist by wearing a Warhol printed bespoke cashmere scarf showing my little Maltese dog's face on it.  What fun...  ...

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