‘A message we must not forget’ | The Pianist | Wladyslaw Szpilman | Ray Noyes

This story is autobiographical. It was in September 1939 that Polish Radio’s last live radio broadcast featured Chopin’s Nocturne in C-sharp minor played by the young pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman, just as the first German bombs were falling. He also played the piece six years later when the war had ended. He wrote of his experiences […]

Lockdown 1.0 Launch was a ‘Tall’ Order | Colum Sanson-Regan

So, What Actually Happened with The Tall Owl? Even with the coronavirus restrictions which hampered the initial planned release and format for The Tall Owl and Other Stories, Colum hosted a virtual launch party from the comfort of his own home. This meant a few readings from the book, of course, but equally music performances […]