Royal Opera House

'I'm living life to the max - with incurable cancer': A woman reveals how she has defied all odds

Jolene Dyke is 31, has a high-flying job at the Royal Opera House, runs half marathons and travels the world. She also has malignant melanoma and was …

Cancer

The Grand Opera House Bombed To Ruins By The Luftwaffe

When Malta's Royal Opera House was struck by German bombs on April 7, 1942, it was reduced to rubble. It would take until 2013 for a new cultural …

News (U.S.)

Kerala Blasters FC vs Girona FC

Curated & Handpicked EventsInsider aims to give you experiences in Mumbai worth your time and money, and hopefully, encourage you to try something …

Festivals

Factbox: The executives replacing Marchionne at FCA, Ferrari, CNH

MILAN (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler (FCA) said on Saturday that boss Sergio Marchionne, 66, would not be returning to work because he was gravely ill.<p>In addition to being FCA chief executive, Marchionne was also CEO and chairman of luxury sports car brand Ferrari and chairman of truck and tractor maker …

Joseph Muscat

L’Ange de Nisida review, opera Rara, Royal Opera House: richly deserved revival of a Donizetti rarity

This has been widely heralded as the world première of a “lost” opera by Donizetti, but although the occasion proved fascinating and enjoyable, the facts aren’t quite as simple as that.<p>In 1839, Donizetti was all the rage in Paris following the great success of a Frenchified version of Lucia di …

Opera

The textile exhibit the fashion industry cannot stop talking about

Right now, behind Charles Correa’s red walls of Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) in Jaipur, inside one of its grey-walled galleries, read three seemingly …

Entertainment (India)

Queen Mary's Ruby Cluster Earrings

Queen Elizabeth II wears Queen Mary's Ruby Cluster Earrings for a gala dinner in Slovenia, 21 October 2008 (SRDJAN ZIVULOVIC/AFP/Getty Images) The …

Queen Elizabeth II

Singer Tom Jones, 78, cancels UK shows due to bacterial infection

LONDON (Reuters) - Welsh singer Tom Jones, 78, has been taken to hospital with a bacterial infection, forcing him to cancel shows in Britain.<p>Jones, whose hits include "It's Not Unusual" and "Delilah", apologized to fans on his Twitter feed.<p>"Sir Tom Jones has a bacterial infection for which he is …

UK News

Royal Opera House commits to tackling mental health stigma

London’s Royal Opera House has signed a pledge to change the way it approaches mental health – which will see the recruitment of dedicated mental …

Mental Health

L’Ange de Nisida review at Royal Opera House, London

This concert performance is of interest because it represents the belated world premiere of a mature score by a major opera composer.<p>In 1839 …

Opera

Cymbal for the young

A drummer doesn’t have to be a part of a band to be successful according to Gino Banks, the man behind the tom-toms. “In a live music performance, …

Flute

Doreene Blackstock, Adam Burton, Richard Corgan, Lindsay Fraser and Abdul Salis Set For DISTANCE At Park Theatre

Casting has been announced for Distance, the only male-directed play in PARK90's season, shining a light on male mental health and suicide (the …

The Theatre

Lizzie Cundy finds love again on 'Our Shirley Valentine Summer'

Lizzie Cundy reveals she's dating a 'hot' YOUNGER Greek nightclub owner as she stars in a TV show dubbed 'Love Island for the over forties' with …

Relationships

The Royal Ballet’s Swan Lake comes to cinemas across the USA on July 31 - Beautiful Ballet Dance Magazine – Interviews, Podcasts, Reviews – The Wonderful World of Dance

The Royal Opera House’s 2017/2018 cinema series concludes with The Royal Ballet’s critically acclaimed production of Swan Lake with new choreography …

Dance

Artist Hofesh Shechter and 150 dancers to stage performance at The Tower of London

Ever slipped into an idle daydream about storming your way into the depths of the Tower of London? This week sees artist-cum-contemporary dance …

East London

The story behind the mesmeric set design for Don Giovanni at the Royal Opera House

Courtesy Royal Opera House<p>The magic of live performance to transport our phone-dependent, multi-tasking minds to an imaginary world is largely …

Home

BWW Interview: Debra Gillett Talks EXIT THE KING

Debra Gillett in <i>Exit the King</i><i>Exit the King</i> marks the first time Eugène Ionesco's work has been performed at the National. Playing on the vast Olivier …

South Bank

Raising the barre: how science is saving ballet dancers

Our facilities are now similar to those of a Premier League club<p>Ballet’s old regime didn’t cater to the type of dancers we have become<p>At the Royal Opera House in London, home of the Royal Ballet, art is fusing with science to revolutionise the way dancers prepare. In the glass-panelled healthcare …

The Theatre

Sacha Baron Cohen’s new show offers a pointed critique of America. His targets say he’s a dishonest liberal.

The fine-art expert Christy Cones was at work one day last year when a staffer from a British reality-TV company turned up at her gallery in Laguna Beach, Calif.<p>Calling herself Alexis, the producer told her a hardened British ex-con had recently gotten out of prison and would like to talk about …

Roy Moore

The week in classical: Falstaff; The Skating Rink; Pushkin – review

“All the world’s a farce.” So ends <b>Falstaff</b> (1893), Verdi’s final opera. Apt words for any day, but the Royal Opera’s production, which opened last Saturday amid football frenzy and Brexit meltdown, could scarcely have been more timely. New in 2012, Robert Carsen’s staging is a portrayal of a …

Music (UK)

Spilling The Tea On Kombucha

Is it tea? Is it alcohol? Is it both?<p>I had a long list of questions I needed answer to before I set myself up for the task of truly channeling my …

Mumbai

This Week on IFN: Irani Chai at Cafe de la Paix - IFN | IFN

Miss Bombaywalla is a pint-sized powerhouse of Bombay knowledge. In addition to this addictive, frustrating and cinematic metropolis, we also have …

Food (India)

SEVEN DAYS TRAVEL GUIDE | FOUR GIRLS EXPLORING THE OTHERWORLDLY TERRAIN OF OMAN.

There are a few tips and tricks you pick up on as a university student who cannot seem to give up their love for traveling. Firstly, make the best of …

Travel

What to see this week in the UK

<b>Five of the best ... films</b><p>Incredibles 2 (PG)<p><i>(Brad Bird, 2018, US) 118 mins</i><p>Fourteen years on, the sequel to one of Pixar’s most admired films serves up an equally brilliant helping of sharp-witted superhero antics, this time given a feminist makeover. Elastigirl takes the foreground as she is …

Natural History Museum

Rains notwithstanding, Mumbai's elite get together for books and opera

“<i>Apres moi, le deluge</i>” (after me, the flood) was apparently uttered by either Madame de Pompadour or Louis XV, but I am convinced the French borrowed …

India

Bryn Terfel stars as Falstaff at the Royal Opera House in London

Shakespeare invented him, Verdi made him immortal: "Falstaff" is a comic opera about a bon vivant which is back on the stage of the Royal Opera House in London in a production by the Canadian Robert Carsen. (it premiered in 2012 and was revived for the first time in 2015)<p>The stage director Robert …

Opera

Art Industry News: Thailand Will Turn the Terrifying Cave Where Teen Boys Were Trapped Into a Museum + Other Stories

Art World<p>Plus, a UK company aims to become the Netflix for art and how the #metoo movement inspired Jenny Saville's latest paintings.<p>,<p><i>Art Industry</i> …

Art

A highly enjoyable Falstaff at the Royal Opera House, London | Financial Times

The sunshine streams out of <i>Falstaff</i>, last and most joyous of Verdi’s operas. It is the ideal opera to see in summer, which is a happy coincidence, as …

Opera

A Q&A with composer Will Todd

British composer and pianist Will Todd has worked at the Royal Opera House, the Lincoln Center in New York, London’s Barbican, and with Welsh …

Whitney Houston

NYCBallet Announces 2018 Fall Fashion Gala

On September 27, New York City Ballet will present the seventh installment of its annual Fall Fashion Gala, celebrating choreography and costume …

Fall Fashion