PREVIEW: Oedipe, Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House will present the UK premiere of  Spanish director Älex Ollé and Argentine director Valentina Carrasco’s production of Oedipe, the only opera by Romanian composer George Enescu.  Oedipe is destined to murder his father and marry his mother. His parents arrange for his murder but instead he is raised as a prince… Read More

Review Round Up… Lemonade by Beyonce

The singer’s sixth album was released unexpectedly – but what have critics made of it?  The Guardian: ***** Kitty Empire described the music as: “not just prurient catnip, but actual dynamite – a dazzling series of edgy, but tuneful collaborations with a diverse array of guests.” Pitchfork.com: “The songwriting is littered with scenes that seem… Read More

PREVIEW: Elytra Filament Pavilion, Victoria and Albert Museum

This newly commissioned garden installation created by  Achim Menges with Moritz Dörstelmann, Jan Knippers and Thomas Auer will open to the public later this month.  This is the quartet’s first public commission in the UK and will explore the impact of the emerging robotic technologies on architectural design, engineering and making. The pavilion is inspired by… Read More