Preview: The Barber of Seville @English National Opera

Opening on Monday 28th September, Jonathan Miller’s production of Gioachino Rossini’s The Barber of Seville returns to the London Coliseum for ten performances only. Considered to be Rossini’s comic masterpiece, The Barber of Seville is a prequel to the story of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro and this return to the coliseum will be the… Read More

Preview: Jean-Etienne Liotard @Royal Academy of Arts

The latest exhibition to be announced at the Royal Academy of Arts will bring focus onto the work of Swiss artist Jean-Etienne Liotard from the 24th October. Liotard gained international recognition as one of the most highly accomplished portrait artists of the 18th century Enlightenment Europe and this brand new display of his work will… Read More

Book Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Greek Mythology is something that is surrounded in mystery – where did the stories come from and why are they still fascinating to people today? Judging by Madeline Miller’s excellent and poetic novel based on Homer’s The Iliad, there is plenty of drama and variety of characters to draw upon for a novel based on… Read More