Interview with Lucy Pickles, who plays the leading role of Margrit, in ‘The Feast of Solhaug’ at the Baron’s Court Theatre in London.
Q: How does it feel to star in the English-language premier of The Feast at Solhaug?
A: It’s very exciting for all of us – we are officially making history this evening on our opening night.
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50 Shades of Yawn
The most anti-climactic film ever, this pastiche of sensuality must surely be a reflection on a generation given to vicarious rather than physical pleasures.
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Do you remember the Backstreet Boys? I do, just. But not like this.
In this new documentary titled Show ‘Em What You’re Made Of, centered on the Backstreet Boys’ 20th Anniversary Tour, we see the Backstreet Boys as we’ve never seen them before. Gone are the youthful, boyish looks and energy and in their place, neuroses, petulance, trick knees and raw, unchecked emotion.
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Performance Reviewed had the opportunity to ask Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas a few questions on his unique style and upcoming performance Cubania at the Royal Opera House, London, in July. Continue reading “An Interview With guitarist Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas”
Not long ago did I meet Corinne, barely a few months, so to speak; but shortness of time will never relate to pettiness of worth, therefore it was with personal and sincere diligence that I’ve indulged Corinne’s re-debuting performance at The Forge with Nico de Villiers. Continue reading “Corinne Morris’ life and cello art: an interview”
My trail amongst Azerbaijani music resumes with yet works of another of their illustrious composers. Kara Karayev’s life spans spot over the 20th century and, understandably, is stretched from one end to the other of that of the Soviet Union. Karayev’s early life is most notably stamped with Shostakovich’s tutoring, being one of the latter’s most successful pupils.
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Wil Coleman is an Australian actor, currently working on projects in the UK. He has recently starred in a production of Twelfth Night at the newly opened Rose Theatre. Performance Reviewed catches up with him to find out more about his experiences.
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I was initially due to attend the performance of Dreams on March 12th at King’s place, but I got delayed on the night in another part of town, and consequently missed it. Dreams is a series of duets for violin and guitar on songs of prominent Azeri composer Tofig Guliyev. Continue reading “Album review : Dreams, Azeri songs on the violin and guitar.”
A fraction of our encounters, no matter major or how scarce, has to and must belong to the utmost casual and it is through a mere social media’s ad, yes, and one broadcast from Classic FM that I’ve heard about Ji’s golden hands and velvet notes – subsequently deciding to attend his performance in Barbican on Valentine’s day.
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