Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra Review: Operatic Offerings

The conductor

Jonathan shares his review of the final Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra concert of the season and gives us a sneaky peek of what's coming up next.

Thursday, 11th July, 2019 4:55pm

By Jonathan Dodd

Jonathan Dodd: Music, Sweet Music

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Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column. This week he talks music. Vinyl, cassettes, CD and streaming, but would you lend him your Are You Experienced LP?

Sunday, 16th June, 2019 1:29pm

By Jonathan Dodd

Jonathan Dodd: My own personal Rainbow Nation

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Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column. This week he returns to Hove to share with us wonderful memories of how his life there shaped him and others.

Sunday, 2nd June, 2019 11:08am

By Jonathan Dodd

Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra Review: Prokofiev Tempestoso

Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra

Read Jonathan’s review of the penultimate Isle of Wight symphony Orchestra concert of the season.

Friday, 31st May, 2019 5:59pm

By Jonathan Dodd

Jonathan Dodd: Plan for Exit

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Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column and this week in a roundabout sort of way tackles the subject of Brexit and the EU elections.

Sunday, 19th May, 2019 4:41pm

By Jonathan Dodd with 7 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: Nothing to see here…

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Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column. This week he looks at new words and the meaning behind them. As always a great read.

Sunday, 21st April, 2019 11:40am

By Jonathan Dodd with 7 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: Foibles and character traits

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Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column. As always, a great long-read.

Sunday, 14th April, 2019 6:48am

By Jonathan Dodd

Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra Review: Trombone Triumph

IWSO March 2019 by Allan Marsh

Renowned Trombone Soloist, Peter Moore, delivered an outstanding performance at the latest Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra concert. Read more in Jonathan's review.

Monday, 25th March, 2019 5:33pm

By Jonathan Dodd

Jonathan Dodd: Babel Towers

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Jonathan returns with his Sunday column. This week, as wars are waged in the media and on social media, he points out that conflict only leads to waste and a disregard for those who aren’t winning, and asks what is the alternative.

Sunday, 10th March, 2019 11:44am

By Jonathan Dodd with one comment

Jonathan Dodd: Shorts

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Jonathan returns with his Sunday column and this week shares more of his though-provoking advice for life. As always, a great read.

Sunday, 24th February, 2019 10:07am

By Jonathan Dodd

Jonathan Dodd: Neeson Sense

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Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column and this week shares his views on how someone should be applauded for wanting to become a better human being, rather than be pilloried for it on social media.

Sunday, 10th February, 2019 6:44pm

By Jonathan Dodd with 2 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: Winter is going

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Jonathan returns with his Sunday column and this week discusses Hyperhidrosis. Is this something you experience, or are you one of those 'coldists' who constantly ask, “Aren’t you cold out here in just a shirt?”

Sunday, 3rd February, 2019 11:15am

By Jonathan Dodd with 3 readers' comments