La Cieca is sure that Meyerbeer fanatics will be delighted to hear that the Royal Opera House Covent Garden is preparing a new staging of Les Huguenots.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday made an unannounced visit to the iconic Apple Store in Covent Garden, a popular shopping and tourist location in London, according to The Telegraph. The chief executive also sat down for an interview with...Show More Summary
Tim Cook’s international tour continues. After visiting BILD, Chancellor Angela Merkel and an Apple Store in Germany, and President Reuven Rivlin in Israel, he was photographed today in the Apple Store in London’s Covent Garden. Business...Show More Summary
Apple CEO Tim Cook is busy travelling around the world, popping up in Germany, Belgium, Israel, and now London. Cook surprised customers at the Apple Store in Covent Garden, London. Apple Watch demo from the man himself. Thanks @tim_cook...Show More Summary
The Hospital Club, located on Endell Street in London's Covent Garden neighborhood, has quite the interesting history. Previously a 19th-century women's hospital, the seven-story building now functions as a members-only club, hotel, TV studio, art gallery, and event space. Show More Summary
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The W London Lounge Last week, I found myself in central London with a colleague, with an hour to spare between meetings. It was lunchtime. We both had work to do. We?d been out and about all morning. We were near Covent Garden. My colleague suggested a restaurant. Show More Summary
Purcell Dido and Aeneas, Blow Venus and Adonis; Opera Lyrica, dir: Cuffolo, cond: Cole; St Paul's Church, Covent Garden Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Feb 18 2015 Star rating: 4.0 Fine solo contributions lift this double bill of 17th century...Show More Summary
Opportunities endless at new Covent Garden arcade.
The BAFTA Film Awards are getting underway shortly at London’s Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel leads the nominations here with 11, trailed closely by Alejandro G. Inarritu's Birdman and the James Marsh-directed The Theory Of Everything with 10 each. Show More Summary
I had a wonderful interview with Bryn Terfel last week and it is in today's Independent, here. Bryn sings the lead in Der fliegende Holländer at Covent Garden, opening tonight. Here are a few bonus bits of the interview. Bryn on...Andris...Show More Summary
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
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
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
On this day in 1735, the premiere performance of George Frideric Handel's Ariodante was given at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
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 […]
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
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