Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 14th June

Here’s our guide to what has been happening this week in the world of culture…. Review of OVO Theatre’s Twelfth Night: Friday evening saw us catching OVO theatre’s hilarious and musical take on Shakespeare’s play via Zoom. Playful and lively it was certainly a production worth catching! Review of Amélie The Musical original London Cast… Read More

NEWS: WOW Foundation Announces Global Festival

The free online 24 hour festival will take place between the 27th and 28th June. The WOW Foundation has today announced details of a free online festival focusing on topics important to women and girls later this month. Running cross all time zones over 24 hours, the festival, produced by UK based charity The WOW… Read More

REVIEW: Candide, The Grange Festival (online)

This 2018 concert production of Bernstein’s operetta is has plenty of personality, with a beautiful score that performed exquisitely by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Based on the 1759 novel by Voltaire, Leonard Bernstein’s operetta is a lively retelling of a story filled with action, adventure and romance that takes place all over the world as… Read More

NEWS: Constella Launches Connecting Stars Project

The opera-ballet company has launched its Connecting Stars project to help alleviate two urgent problems presented by the Covid-19 pandemic – loneliness amongst care home residents isolated from their support network and the financial difficulties faced by artists whose industry has come to a standstill. The company has launched free one- to-one virtual concerts performed… Read More

REVIEW: Chromatica by Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga’s sixth album is bold, confident and filled with brilliant songs. It seems as though Lady Gaga has come full circle with her latest album Chromatica. Following on from 2016’s Joanne she seems to have returned to what made her stand out in the first place with this edgy and spectacular release that fully… Read More

NEWS: Tête à Tête Announces Programme for 2020 Season

This year’s festival is based around themes of unreal and fictional worlds,impending political doom and apocalyptic futures, reflecting a real world in a state of unease. Details for this year’s Tête à Tête festival have been unveiled today – including several operas that are grounded in imaginary worlds including The Minutes of the Hildegard von… Read More

REVIEW: Amélie The Musical, Original London Cast Recording

This charmingly quirky musical is captured wonderfully on this newly released cast recording. Having already managed to charm audiences first at The Watermill theatre in Newbury before a UK tour that included a run at London’s The Other Palace Theatre, Amélie’s magic continues to cast a spell on this lovely sounding London Cast Recording. Featuring… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 7th June 2020

Here’s a guide to some of the cultural things we have been writing about this week… Interview with Robert O’Dowd: this week we spoke to the Rose Theatre’s Chief Executive about the challenges that the theatre industry is currently facing and what we can do to support it right now. Review of Going the Distance… Read More

REVIEW: Unsaid by Yulia Musayelyan

Having released her debut album as a bandleader over ten years ago, Yulia Musayelyan’s new album is a relfection on how far she has developed as a musician. Filled with diversity, charm and delicacy, flutist and composer Yulia Musayelyan has created a beautifully fluid album that reflects her skills well. Having last released an album… Read More

NEWS: Royal Opera House to Present Live Concerts

The London venue has confirmed it will be presenting live performances from its auditorium for the first time since lockdown. It has been announced the first concert performance taking place at the Royal Opera House since lockdown will take place on the 13th June at 7.30pm. The newly announced performance will be co-hosted by the… Read More