NEWS: Royal Albert Hall to Celebrate John Williams’ Sixty Years in Film

The Royal Albert Hall has announced it will celebrate John Williams’ sixty years in movies with a special celebration in 2018, including Films in Concert presentations of five of his finest works, alongside a rare London performance from the maestro himself, conducting the London Symphony Orchestra. As well as a special appearance by the composer himself (his… Read More

Review Round Up: Satyagraha, English National Opera

First staged in 2007, Phelim McDermott’s production of Satyagraha is back in London. Here’s what the critics have been saying about it:  Satyagraha is composer Philip Glass’s meditation on Gandhi’s early years in South Africa, tracing the progress of his concept of non-violent protest as a positive force for change. The Guardian: *** “It’s not so much an opera… Read More

NEWS: John Barrowman to Perform in Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway @Leceister Square Theatre

The theatre and television star is set to perform in Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway shows will be performed at the Leicester Square Theatre.  Best known in  the US for his role of Malcolm Merlyn (aka The Dark Archer) in the hit TV series Arrow, based on the Green Arrow comic books, and in the UK as… Read More

Review Round Up: Carmen, Royal Opera House

Barrie Kosky directs this new production of  Bizet’s opera with Anna Goryachova and Gaëlle Arquez in the title role. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews here:  The Guardian: *** “It’s a curious staging, shot through with flashes of brilliance, though by no means cohering into a musical or dramatic whole.” The Telegraph: *** “Love it… Read More

NEWS: Véronic Dicaire to Bring Véronic Voices Show to London

The vocal impressionist Véronic Dicaire will bring her hit Las Vegas show to London’s Hippodrome Casino for two performances only in March.  Having opened for  Celine Dion at the O2 Arena in 2017,Véronic Dicaire will return to London on the 12th and 13th March, performing her Las Vegas show Véronic Voices in her first UK headline show.… Read More

NEWS: Hal Cazalet to Return to Crazy Coqs in February

It has been announced that Hal Cazalet will return to Live at Zedel this February following his sell out debut in October 2017 to celebrate the centenary of P.G. Wodehouse on Broadway and his fellow wordsmiths.    Hal Cazalet: Play on Words will play at the Soho’s Brasserie Zedel from Monday 12 to Wednesday 14 February and will see the British tenor joined by special… Read More

NEWS: Royal Albert Hall Announces Star Wars: A New Hope Live in Concert

The Royal Albert Hall has confirmed that audiences will be able to catch Star Wars: A New Hope with full live orchestral accompaniment for the first time ever in the UK this November.  Accompanied by the London Symphony Orchestra (who performed on the original soundtrack in 1977), the live concert and screening will be performed for five… Read More

NEWS: Charles Court Opera to Return to King’s Head Theatre with The Mikado

It has been announced that Charles Court Opera will return to the King’s Head Theatre with their take on The Mikado.  Performing at the theatre from the 22nd March, Charles Court Opera’s take on Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic comedy masterpiece will be the company’s final production in the historic venue. Behind the closed doors at the British Consulate… Read More

PREVIEW: Dai Fujikura Portrait, Wigmore Hall

Following last year’s Avex Recital Series, Avex now launch its 2018 programme with a special concert focusing on the work of Dai Fujikura  at the Wigmore Hall on the 17th February.  Featuring musicians from around the world, the concert will also mark several UK premières as well as a world premiere of a piece for solo piano. The artists… Read More