Akram Khan’s Giselle will be released in cinemas for the first time from 25 April 2018, thanks to a collaboration between English National Ballet and digital commissioning agency The Space, giving UK ballet fans, and later fans all over the world, the opportunity to see this award-winning production on the big screen. Giselle was re-imagined by choreographer Akram Khan, with … [Read more...]
William Kentridge’s mural, Triumphs and Laments, in Rome became the city’s biggest contemporary art work and is also Kentridge’s largest public work. The 550m stretch of black and white images was unveiled on 21 April 2016. It was commissioned to mark the anniversary of Rome’s founding in 753BC.
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When I can to Rome the first time with my family we were six in one room: father, mother and four children. Gina Lollobrigida, who today celebrates her 90th birthday, has for many years lived in her grand villa on the Appia Antica, the long Roman road which now links villas and parks on the outskirts of Rome. Lollobrigida wasn’t intending to be an actress; she studied … [Read more...]
Romeo and Juliet, 22 September at 7.15pm The Royal Ballet By Kenneth MacMillan Music: Sergey Prokofiev Le nozze di Figaro, 5 October at 6.45pm The Royal Opera Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Dir: David McVicar Cond: Ivor Bolton Cast includes Erwin Schrott and Anita Hartig Viscera / Afternoon of a Faun / Tchaikovsky pas de deux / Carmen, 12 November at 7.15pm The Royal … [Read more...]
Sophia Loren will be returning to the big screen in a film based on Jean Cocteau's 1930s play La Voce Umana (The Human Voice). Loren last appeared in the cinema in Lina Wertmuller's Peperoni Ripieni e Pesci in Faccia (Too Much Romance, It's Time For Stuffed Peppers) in 2004, and on television in La mia casa e’ piena di specchi (My House if Full of Mirrors), an … [Read more...]