Richard Farnes will be conducting Benjamin Britten’s last opera, Death in Venice, at Royal Opera House from the 21st November to 6th December 2019.Continue reading “Richard Farnes: “I love working on Britten””
Monday 29th May to Sunday 4th June, Various Locations
Block Universe, London’s international performance art festival, is now in its third year running. For one week, a truly cosmopolitan line-up of contemporary, multimedia art was presented across London’s diverse institutions and venues. The programme included five newly commissioned and site-specific performances, four UK premieres, exclusive artist talks, and workshops. Continue reading “Block Universe 2017 – Our Thoughts”
Emily Louizou is the Founder and Artistic Director for Collide Theatre. A group of young, emerging artists and creatives, their tag line is “to speak through bold texts and to produce work which challenges, inspires and excites both us and our audience”. Continue reading “Tejas Verdes: An Interview with Emily Louizou”
SAMBA GADJIGO / ‘SEMBENE’ INTERVIEW
With the BLACK STAR BFI festival underway and the appreciation of more diverse works, people have a chance to reflect on the past histories and legacies with brand new-screenings from the work of the ‘Father Of African Cinema’, Ousmane Sembene. John Higgins had a chance to discuss the film-maker in a recent telephone interview.
Continue reading “An interview with Professor Samba Gadjigo”
As somebody whose own awareness of African culture (and I suspect many other UK film fans of a certain generation) is limited to Euan Lloyd’s Boys Own adventure THE WILD GEESE (1978), it is fitting and timely that people are about to get a real sense of the real Africa through a wonderful new, perceptive and enlightening documentary. Continue reading “SEMBENE! Film Review”