Music therapy is tapping into the communities of Islington, Hackney and Shoreditch – L’ItaloEuropeo – Independent Magazine in London

  by Mirianna la Grasta Timothy[1] and Grace are sitting face to face. “Tap.. tap.. tap.. t-tap.. tap..” A five year-old, Timothy keeps is eyes down on his coffee cup, his small fingers tapping on it. And so Grace goes: “Tap.. t-tap.. tap.. tap..” Just then Timothy’s eyes slowly rise to meet Grace’s. Timothy is... Continue Reading →


Four Bright Hands — L’ItaloEuropeo – Independent Magazine in London

Have a read to my new feature on the Apulian artist Rosa Iacobone - Mirianna la Grasta written by Mirianna la Grasta Walking through Carnaby Street is a tiny Italian woman. Her meticulous and curious gaze stops on every single detail in the street. “You know what?” she wonders, “London is better than Paris, I feel... Continue Reading →

Local Stars: Chris Cooper — St John Street News

Check out my new profile feature on St John Street News - Mirianna la Grasta In the first of a new series of profiles for St John Street News, discover the story of a man who’s won accolades for his work with Islington’s disabled community… “Hot chocolate,” he whispers. He hesitates, then adds: “Medium.” After... Continue Reading →

The real Bach resounds in Barbican Estate

By Mirianna la Grasta                  Originally published on St John Street News: “Cum Sancto Spiritu in gloria Dei Patris”: the public in the Hall seems to be astonished when the choir starts singing the 12th piece of Bach’s Mass in B minor (BWV 232). They are fully involved... Continue Reading →

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