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Voice alert: Covent Garden instals discreet amplification

Installation magazine reports that the Royal Opera House has ‘upgraded its sound system’ with ‘eight KP102s mounted each side of the proscenium arch.’ The system comprises the aforementioned KP102, colour matched to the gold of the proscenium arch, with 24 KKS50 Compact Sub-Bass in six clusters of four subs, three clusters each side. As well […]

Angela Ahrendts checks out the iPhone 6s launch in London

Apple’s retail guru Angela Ahrendts paid a surprise visit to Apple’s flagship retail store in Covent Garden today. Ahrendts — who joined Apple last year and is currently the most highly-paid woman in the U.S. — praised the “positiveShow More Summary

In pictures: The iPhone 6s launch in London

Photos from launch day at Regent Street and Covent Garden It's iPhone 6s and 6s Plus launch day around the world, and just a couple of hours ago sales kicked off in London, with the festivities centered around Apple's flagship Regent Street store. We were in London to experience the hype first-hand, and you'll find our iPhone 6s London launch photo gallery down below.

An Illuminated Cloud of 100,000 White Balloons Has Invaded London’s Covent Garden

3 weeks agoArts : Slate: The Eye

London’s Covent Garden, the historic former fruit and vegetable market turned shopping mall and tourist magnet, commissioned French photographer Charles Pétillon to fill the interior of its 19 th -century building with 100,000 illuminated...Show More Summary

Baby the reine must fall

3 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

To celebrate the opening of the 2015-16 opera season, I’m beginning this new series of “pirate-casts” with a great opera: Berlioz’s Les Troyens in a rare 1972 broadcast in English from Covent Garden featuring the luminous pairing of Janet Baker and Jon Vickers as Didon and Énée.

Covent Garden names Israeli as resident composer

press release: The Guildhall School of Music & Drama in association with The Royal Opera today announces Na’ama Zisser as the second Doctoral Composer-in-Residence, starting in September 2015.     Launched in 2013, the collaboration between the Guildhall School and The Royal Opera is one of the first examples of an opera company and conservatoire […]

Technology and class in the development of opera and concert going.

The Gods at Covent Garden in 1805, caricaturecopyright Victoria and Albert Museum Opera was invented in the 16th century, and both opera and concert-going seem to have reached a settled format in the 17th century. But though it might...Show More Summary

Stunning Balloon Installation Becomes the Breathing Heartbeat of London

Covent Garden has been filled with 100,000 white balloons that take on the form of a giant low-hanging cloud to precede The London Design Festival (September 19-27). Called Heartbeat, the commissioned piece is by Charles Pétillon and ma... via

Fragile Cloud: 100,000 Illuminated Balloons Fill Indoor Market

Pulsing with light and life, this incredible art installation provides Covent Garden, a glass-topped marketplace, with a kind of artificial interior skyscape....

An Enormous Cloud of Low Flying White Balloons Invade the Covent Garden Market Building in London

last monthHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

French artist Charles Pétillon has created “Heartbeat“, a stunning installation that features an enormous cloud of low-flying white balloons that seemingly invaded the Covent Garden Market Building in London before coming to a halt and taking its place, hanging delicately over shoppers. Show More Summary

New Installation Invades Central London With 100,000 Balloons

Charles Pétillon's Heartbeat looks like a giant cumulonimbus cloud hovering above visitors' heads at London's Covent Garden. Paris-based artist Charles Pétillon has a reputation for filling abandoned spaces with ethereal balloon formations. Show More Summary

100,000 giant white balloons invade London’s Covent Garden Market

Dreamy cloud-like masses have taken over London’s Covent Garden Market. French artist Charles Pétillon filled the 19th century building with 100,000 giant white balloons as part of ‘Heartbeat,’ an installation that’s also Pétillon’s largest artwork to date. Show More Summary

Heartbeat: 100,000 balloon installation in Covent Garden

London's Covent Garden plays host to an installation by French artist Charles Pétillon featuring 100,000 white balloons as part of London Design Festival

Things To Do In London: Thursday 27 August

last monthEngland / London : Londonist

New installations in Covent Garden and Waterloo.

Chorus director to leave Covent Garden

The Italian conductor Renato Balsadonna has let it be known that he’s tired of London, or at least of the Royal Opera House. He will leave a year from now. An advert for his successor went out today. photo (c) Neil Gillespie

Natural Selection Look to “Entomology” for Fall/Winter 2015 Inspiration

Its been a big year so far for Natural Selection, opening the doors to its first bricks and mortar store in London’s Covent Garden in April. Continuing to expand beyond its bread and butter of solid denim, “Entomology” for Fall/Winter… The post Natural Selection Look to “Entomology” for Fall/Winter 2015 Inspiration appeared first on Selectism.

Covent Garden Gets A Giant Balloon Heartbeat

2 months agoEngland / London : Londonist

A pulsing installation invades the market building.

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