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Sick as the proverbial parrot this morning because yesterday a friend offered me a ticket for the first night of Andrea Chénier at Covent Garden tonight - and I can't go. And they're in short supply, to put it mildly. In this all-too-rare...Show More Summary

Cicchetti, Covent Garden

A first-class Italian triumph, Cicchetti's traditional sharing plates won't fail to impress This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Please check out our site for more great stories and features. Cicchetti, Covent Garden

Soviet mezzo-soprano Yelena Obraztsova dies aged 75

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Russian mezzo-soprano Yelena Obraztsova, who became one of the best-known stars of Soviet opera abroad, performing to acclaim at the Metropolitan Opera, Covent Garden and La Scala, has died aged 75, her charitable foundation said. Her...Show More Summary

Scottish tragedy

2 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1735, the premiere performance of George Frideric Handel's Ariodante was given at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

Adorable, Cuddly Gay Couple Kicked To The Curb By Uber Driver For Being Adorable And Cuddly

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

What started as a typical ride from point A to point B ended in an unforgettable act of discrimination for Corey Watts and Jordan Sloan recently in London. They were traveling from Covent Garden at around 8 p.m. on New Year’s Day when the driver pulled over and told them to get out of the car. “We […]

A London College Is Offering A Class On The Art Of Taking Selfies

If you're looking to perfect your selfie-taking, one London college has you covered. City Lit college in London's Covent Garden is offering a photography course called "The art of self portraiture." For £132 (about $200), the courseShow More Summary

Un ballo in maschera at Covent Garden

Dmitri Hvorostovsky The Royal Opera © ROH. Photograph by Catherine Ashmore, 2014 Verdi Un ballo in maschera; Calleja, Monastyrska, Hvorostovsky, Cornetti, Gamberoni, dir: Thoma, cond: Oren; Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Reviewed by...Show More Summary

A Look Inside Element’s First London Flagship Store

Element just opened a new flagship store in London. Located at 13 Shorts Gardens, Seven Dials, in the heart of the Covent Garden shopping district, the three-story, 2,816 sq.-ft. store stocks Element’s full range of men’s, women’s and… The post A Look Inside Element’s First London Flagship Store appeared first on Highsnobiety.

The In-Store Exclusive Larsson & Jennings LJX Bronze Watch

Following up on our store tour earlier in the week, taking you inside Larsson & Jennings first ever watch emporium, located in London’s Covent Garden, we get a closer look at something beautiful to celebrate the opening. Part of the LJX… The post The In-Store Exclusive Larsson & Jennings LJX Bronze Watch appeared first on Selectism.

Inside the Larsson & Jennings Watch Store – Soho, London

53 Monmouth Street finds a new owner, Anglo-Swedish watch company, Larsson & Jennings, taking over the Covent Garden address with a clean, minimal shop fit from Campaign Design. The first solo retail venture for the company, the full range… The post Inside the Larsson & Jennings Watch Store – Soho, London appeared first on Selectism.

Taylor Swift Casually Hugs Lily Aldridge's Rock Hard Abs - See the Pic!

Taylor Swift steps out in one of her very fashionable looks while shopping at the Covent Garden Cath Kidston store on Monday (December 1) in London, England. The 24-year-old entertainer is in town to perform at the 2014 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, which will take place tomorrow and be televised next week! The evening before, [...]

El Nivel, Covent Garden

Whilst the emphasis at El Nivel is one of refined Mexican food, it is not reflected in the price and you can get very well fed at less than twenty pounds per person This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Please check out our site for more great stories and features. El Nivel, Covent Garden

There is sweet music - in praise of polytonality

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

Act 1 finale from Don Giovanni at Covent Garden - picture ROH If I say the word polytonality - music in more than one key simultaneously - what does it conjure up? A cacophanous racket or music of profound beauty. A throw-away comment on BBC Radio 3 this week set me thinking. Show More Summary

London: Do Covent Garden Properly With One Aldwych's Celeb Route Planners

2 months agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Joanna Lumley's Covent Garden Covent Garden is one of the most maligned areas of London. Everyone thinks they know it ("yeah totes it's that square with street performers and a semi-open market and touristy restaurants all around").Show More Summary

Royal Ballet Triple Bill

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Scenes de Ballet," "Five Brahms Waltzes in the Manner of Isadora Duncan," "Symphonic Variations," "A Month in the Country" Choreographer: Frederick Ashton The Royal Ballet Royal Opera House, Covent Garden London, UK 18 October – 14 November 2014 by Judith Cruikshank copyright 2014 by Judith Cruikshank An evening of Ashton. Show More Summary

Opera by numbers - Covent Garden's new Idomeneo

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

Idomeneo - picture copyright ROH Catherine Ashmore Mozart Idomeneo; Polenzani, Fagioli, Bevan, Bystrom, dir Kusej, cond Minkowski; Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Nov 15 2014 Star rating: 3.0 Missed opportunities...Show More Summary

Les Deux Salons, Covent Garden

High-end French food in Covent Garden with a specialism in steak - and it's not as expensive as you might think This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Please check out our site for more great stories and features. Les Deux Salons, Covent Garden

Turn that crown upside down

3 months agoArts : Parterre Box

For Verdi-sated New Yorkers, a different take on Macbeth, as performed at Covent Garden in 2011.

British artist Alex Chinneck recently unveiled an awesome new...

British artist Alex Chinneck recently unveiled an awesome new art installation in the piazza of London’s Covent Garden. Entitled Take my Lightning but Don’t Steal my Thunder, the piece presents the fantastic optical illusion that a 40-foot-long...Show More Summary

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