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The Olympic sprinter who became an opera soprano

We have received sad news of the death of Anne Pashley, who sang soprano roles at Glundebourne, Covent Garden and across Europe. Anne died of cancer in a south of England nursing home, aged 80. Before she took up singing, she won a silver medal in the 4 x 100 relay in the 1956 Melbourne […]

A Sustainable Fashion Diary for London Fashion Week - Day One, Part Two

It was the night before London Fashion Week and I was fortunate enough to attend two fantastic events - Charlotte Tilbury's 'Scent Of A Dream' Covent Garden launch with Kate Moss, followed by Galeria Melissa's celebration of Vivienne Westwood's Rocking Horse Ballerina shoe. Show More Summary

Sicklist: Covent Garden loses Alagna

The French-Sicilian tenor Robert Alagna needs sinus surgery at the end of November, ruling him out of December’s blockbuster Trovatore. He was the big name in a revival cast. The Royal Opera has not yet found a replacement to sing Manrico. The rest of the cast is: ConductorRichard Farnes LeonoraMaria Agresta Manrico N.N. FerrandoGábor Bretz […]

Only one New York cinema shows Covent Garden live opera

… and that’s way out in Forest Hills, according to a sharp-eyed reader. Has Peter Gelb signed all other big screens in the city to exclusivity deals? Here’s the defeated screening announcement from the ROH.  

Così, cosà...'s a wonderful word, tra-la-la-la [=> Marx Brothers]. Meanwhile, the ambiguity of the great Così fan tutte is laid on with the proverbial trowel at Covent Garden. I've reviewed it here for the Critics' Circle reviews site. And found it...a bit così-cosà.Just to add, though: it has had a lingering aftertaste. Show More Summary

Stylish and Green Fashion Week Hub? Yes please! Part One

St Martins Lane Hotel is my base for London Fashion Week, but much more than that it will be a hub for the busy week ahead. Aside from its location in bustling Covent Garden - this design-led hotel is 3 minutes' walk from Leicester Square...Show More Summary

The iPhone 7 goes on sale today (AAPL)

The iPhone 7 goes on sale around the world today, with Apple Stores opening early at 8am so that dedicated customers can get their hands on the device early.  There was a small queue outside the Apple Store in Covent Garden in London: Here's...Show More Summary

Religious fervour: La Fura dels Baus dramatic interpretation of Bellini's Norma at Covent Garden

Sonya Yoncheva - Norma - Royal Opera - (c) ROH, photographer Bill Cooper Bellini Norma; Sonya Yoncheva, Joseph Calleja, Sonia Ganassi, Brindley Sherratt, dir: Alex Ollé, cond: Antonio Pappano; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Reviewed...Show More Summary

“If I ever go looking for my heart’s desire again, I won’t look any further than my own back yard!”

last monthArts : Parterre Box

La Cieca is delighted to note that the Royal Opera, Covent Garden has decided to follow the successful lead of so many American opera companies.

Inexperience rules at London’s opera houses

The new director of the Royal Opera at Covent Garden, Oliver Mears, has held one previous job, in Northern Ireland. The director of English National Opera, Daniel Kramer, has held none. Neither has run a major enterprise before. Neither has much by way of international credits or contacts. Both are answerable to boards of uncertainty. […]

Just in: Covent Garden names a Brit as opera chief

press release: The Royal Opera House announced today that Oliver Mears will join the Royal Opera House at the beginning of March 2017 to succeed Kasper Holten as Director of Opera, who leaves on 11 March 2017.  Mears has been artistic director of Northern Ireland Opera since its foundation in 2010. He has also directed […]

Golovkin-Brook public workout pics

Photos: Matchroom Boxing Thousands crowded into The West Piazza in Covent Garden in London today to watch public workouts of unified middleweight world champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, (35-0, 32 KOs) and IBF welterweight champion “The Special One” Kell Brook, (36-0, … Continue reading ? The post Golovkin-Brook public workout pics appeared first on Boxing News.

Photos: Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Kell Brook

last monthSports / Boxing : BoxingNews24

London, England (September 6, 2016) Thousands crowded into The West Piazza in Covent Garden in London today to watch public workouts of Boxing Superstar and Unified Middleweight World Champion Gennady [...] The post Photos: Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Kell Brook appeared first on Boxing News 24.

Golovkin-Brook Fight Week is here

2 months agoSports / Boxing :

The Gennady Golovkin vs. Kell Brook Fight Week schedule has been released. On Tuesday, at the West Piazza in Covent Garden, London, the fighters will be hosting public workouts from midday ahead of Saturday night’s action. The following fighters will … Continue reading ? The post Golovkin-Brook Fight Week is here appeared first on Boxing News.

How Sergei Polunin, Ballet’s Gifted Train Wreck, Turned Himself Around

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“I was sort of sabotaging myself,” says the now-26-year-old – who became a Royal Ballet principal at 19 and got compared to Nureyev and even Nijinsky – of the turbulent period that saw him storm away from Covent Garden and later from Moscow’s Stanislavsky Theater, which took him in after he burned his London bridges. […]

Where To Eat And Drink In... Covent Garden

2 months agoEngland / London : Londonist

The best restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs in Covent Garden.

Want to sing in a Royal Opera House pop-up?

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

Professional and non-professional singers are taking over London’s Covent Garden Piazza on Sunday 4 September as part of Out Loud, a day of live, interactive performances. Apparently all you have to do is turn up and sing.   Here’s the day’s schedule: Out Loud: Sunday 4 September 2016: 12.10–12.40pm ROH Thurrock Community Chorus performance 12.50–13.15pm […]

Emma Stone & Andrew Garfield Spark Relationship Rumors Once Again After Reuniting In London!

Could it be? Is this on-again, off-again couple actually… on again?? Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield were spotted by paparazzi on a public walk around London's Covent Garden on Sunday! While the two showed no signs of PDA, the former flames seemed happy in each other's company! The La La Land starlet was even seen smiling and [...]

Emma Stone & Andrew Garfield Spotted Together 10 Months After Split

Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield have been spotted together nearly ten months after they split. The former couple was spotted spending time together on Sunday (August 21) in the Covent Garden neighborhood of London, England. See pics now at Emma, 27, and Andrew, 33, were all smiles while strolling past shops and pubs. The [...]

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