Interview With… Melinda Hughes

The singer spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about her Pizza Express Live monthly shows starting on the 23rd October.  Thanks so much for talking to me. How excited are you about bringing your show to PizzaExpress Live in Holborn and The Pheasantry in Chelsea?  I’m very excited to be presenting a brand new… Read More

REVIEW: The Emperor and the Concubine, China National Peking Opera Company, Sadler’s Wells

This tragic love story based on an historic event in the Tang Dynasty is beautifully brought to life in this production – but due to volume levels it can be difficult to appreciate the music properly.  Thank goodness I was give an opportunity to take a sneak peak behind the scenes before watching the China… Read More

NEWS: Casting Confirmed for LMTO’s Concert of Girlfriends

Casting for the concert performances taking place at the Bishopgate Institute on the 2nd and 3rd November has been announced.  Composed by Emmy Award-winner Howard Goodall, Girlfriends is World War II set British musical and celebrates the work of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF). Today, casting has been confirmed for the concert performances, which will be directed… Read More

Interview With…Liza Pulman

Fascinating Aida’s Liza Pulman spoke to Emma Clarendon ahead of her show at The Other Palace.  Hi Liza, thanks so much for talking to me. How excited are you about being back in London?  London is where I was born. It’s where I trained and where I have spent almost my entire adult life! Getting to… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Week: Sunday 14th October

Here’s a few things that have been proving popular on LLLC this week…. 1. The Wider Earth, Natural History Museum: Love London Love Culture paid a visit after hours to the Natural History Museum to see this refreshing new take on Charles Darwin and the discoveries he made whilst on a five year voyage on the… Read More

Review Round Up: Porgy and Bess, English National Opera

Gershwin’s opera is being staged at the ENO in a production directed by James Robertson and conducted by John Wilson. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… The Guardian: **** “James Robinson’s staging is timeless, in the sense that it could have been created at any point in the last 40-odd years, give or… Read More

REVIEW: Well – Strung, Live at Zedel

The singing string quartet effortless combine classical music with contemporary pop music that makes for fascinating entertainment.  The genres of pop and classical music are actually closer in similarity that you might think as Well Strung proved in this live performance, promoting their latest album ‘Under the Covers’ at Live Zedel. The group has cleverly… Read More

REVIEW: Camelot, London Musical Theatre Orchestra, London Palladium

As well as marking Alan Jay Lerner’s centenary, the London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s concert production of Camelot brought the musical back to the capital for the first time in thirty years.    Based on T.H. White’s The Once and Future King, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe’s musical Camelot tells the story of King Arthur… Read More

REVIEW: Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway with Ramin Karimloo, Leicester Square Theatre

Entertaining, witty and welcoming – Seth Rudetsky and Ramin Karimloo present a wonderful night of music and anecdotes in the latest of Rudetsky’s “Broadway @ Leicester Square Theatre” series. As a fan of Ramin Karimloo for a number of years, I was thrilled to learn that he would be joining the hilarious and equally talented… Read More

PREVIEW: The Cockatoo Club, Proud Embankment

Based around the world created in Priscilla Queen of the Desert, The Cockatoo Club is the official party experience for fans of the musical.    Taking place on the 18th October, this unique cabaret experience will celebrate Priscilla Queen of the Desert the musical and will be hosted by Miss Understanding. Featuring and performed by  the… Read More