Posts Tagged "Music"

Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at London Coliseum

The English National Opera‘s new production of Britten‘s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is certainly not conventional. Director Christopher Alden has scrapped the dreamy forest in favour of a 1960’s school yard setting – a tad morbid and bizarre. Some of …

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La Boheme at The Soho Theatre

After receiving rave reviews at Kilburn’s Cock Tavern, Opera Up Close has transferred its production of La Boheme to the Soho Theatre in Central London. With a new English libretto by Robin Norton-Hale, this show is contemporary and relevant while …

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London Photo of the Week: Abbey Road

Have you been to Abbey Road with your friends to recreate the famous Beatles Abbey Road album cover? Ktominac has and shared the photo with the Visit London Flickr group. If you’ve photographed something interesting in London, perhaps Her Majesty …

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Video of the Week: London As I See It by Sharron Levy

Here’s a great YouTube video of London in all its glory from Sharron Levy. If you like it, you can find out more about Sharron on her myspace page: www.myspace.com/sharronlevymusic Check out more London videos on the Visit London YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/user/VisitLondonVideo

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Don Giovanni at ENO

English National Opera’s (ENO) interpretation of Mozart’s famous opera Don Giovanni has a modern urban feel and is much darker than other ENO shows I’ve seen recently at the London Coliseum. We are warned before entering that we will experience …

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Faust at the English National Opera

The opera to see this month, in my opinion, is Faust, Gounod‘s five act epic. Marking the start of the English National Opera (ENO)’s exciting new season this production is directed by award-winning director Des McAnuff, and conducted by the charismatic …

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