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Denis Vigay

I was saddened to hear that ‘cellist Denis Vigay passed away a month ago at the age of 89. Denis was principal cello with the Rehearsal Orchestra for many years. During a long career he was principal cello of the … Continue reading

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Etude

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Exhibition ‘The Rehearsal’ continues for one more week

This exhibition will continue for one more week, ending Thursday 5th June. Hoping that you will get chance to visit St. John’s Waterloo during this time. The church is open Monday – Friday 10am-6pm.

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Forthcoming exhibition – ‘The Rehearsal’

The Rehearsal An exhibition of drawings & paintings of musicians by Adele Wagstaff 13 May – 5 June 2014 at St. John’s Waterloo, Waterloo Road, London SE1 8TY Opening hours – Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm, (St. John’s will … Continue reading

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Reflecting on 2013

As yet another year rapidly draws to a close its that time once again when I begin to reflect on the last few months, while looking ahead to projects and exhibitions planned for 2014. Much of this year has been … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Quartet

Scarampella Diptych is one of fifteen drawings and paintings currently being exhibited at West Dean College. The exhibition was scheduled to run alongside this summers Chilingirian Quartet Summer School and features work made during my residency with the quartet last … Continue reading

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2012

It was a busy start to 2012 with the exhibition ‘Luxor: People & Places’ opening at the Petrie Museum UCL during the first week of the new year. The exhibition ran for four months and again it was wonderful to … Continue reading

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Musicians – The Rehearsal Orchestra Edinburgh 2012

This small triptych was painted during this summers Rehearsal Orchestra course taking place in Edinburgh during the festival. Continuing some of the ideas from the series of quartets and chamber group paintings made recently I wanted to¬† make this painting … Continue reading

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Musicians – Don Quixote and a Lark Ascending

Earlier in the year I had the opportunity to sit in on two rehearsals, enabling me to work on an oil sketch at each over a longer period. The first was during the Rehearsal Orchestra weekend course working on Strauss’ … Continue reading

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Musicians – Degas and the problem of picturing movement

Throughout the Autumn I have continued my series of drawings of musicians during rehearsal, mostly working from a string quartet. Alongside, I have continued my research of artists who worked from musicians while performing. I have known of some quartet … Continue reading

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