The Hideaway, Streatham presents Tracy Coleman. The story of the Great War told through songs of the period with original compositions by Paul Sand.
One of Britain’s biggest pop icons and one of France’s intellectual giants have more in common than you might think.
Margaret Hollingsworth finds herself needing to think deeply about an intentionally chaotic modern mystery play devised by the Birmingham based company Stan’s Cafe
To mark the 100th anniversary of the first world war Tracy Coleman will present a sung narration of the war with original material by Paul Sand and iconic songs of the time.
John Forth examines both the poetic and the performance aspects of Sue Boyle’s new book
Embracing art’s ability to transcend national divisions, a young pan-European ensemble delivered Tchaikovsky at his most triumphantly Russian, as part of a vivacious and compelling beginning to its new season, known as the Hulencourt Art Project, which runs until May next year.
Mavis Staples is an icon of the civil rights movement and her music is born of the gospel movement. Her voice is raspy. Her presence is gutsy.
Two young stars were seen at Carnegie Hall tonight as they offered an eclectic programme.There is an easy camaraderie between Itamar Zorman and the equally gifted pianist Kwan Yi which transmits across the hall.
The evening started with Steve Reich and Colin Currie performing the 1970 Clapping Music which was a strong taster for what was to come.
The library committee of Stepney Borough Council have invited Ms Tilly Crumb, the maverick editor of the Stepney Chronicle to give a lecture about the First World War. Tilly is a cross between Germaine Greer, Janet Street Porter and Edith Piaf and the library committee are nervous that her lecture will be just a bit too radical for their taste.
This evening’s programme was performed by the Royal Scottish Orchestra. Samuel Barber’s lyrical Violin Concerto, with a stunning performance by Vadim Gluzman, was the prelude to an evening which was more of a war cry than a polished musical offering.
This piece was premièred in Wuppertal over six years ago but is a UK première in Edinburgh. It is poignant that this was made just before Bausch’s sudden death on 30 June 2009.