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Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Royal Ballet and Opera announces ambitious 2024-25 season – and name change by Imogen Tilden

2024-25 programme includes premieres of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s opera Festen and Wayne McGregor’s Margaret Atwood ballet MaddAddam Eight new productions, a world premiere, a European prem…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:02AM
Monday, April 24, 2023

Edinburgh international festival draws on MLK with themes of hope and community by Severin Carrell and Imogen Tilden

Alvin Ailey’s American Dance Theater and Budapest Festival Orchestra among performers named in lineup This year’s Edinburgh international festival will focus on themes of hope, community…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:36AM
Monday, November 14, 2022

Thrilled, relieved, perplexed: three Arts Council funding verdicts by Chris Wiegand, Imogen Tilden and Harriet Sherwood

In our second set of case studies exploring the impact of Arts Council England’s new funding decisions, we hear from Balbir Singh Dance Company, Britten Sinfonia and Little Bulb Organisati…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:54AM
Thursday, November 10, 2022

Arts Council funding: organisations head into the unknown amid cuts by Arifa Akbar, Imogen Tilden and Chris Wiegand

In the first of a series of case studies exploring the impact of Arts Council England’s new funding decisions, we consider the view from the Watermill theatre, Welsh National Opera and Pai…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:36AM
Thursday, December 16, 2021

The Tiger Lillies’ Christmas Carol review – Dickens is lost in queasy cabaret by Imogen Tilden

Southbank Centre, LondonTrio who have made a career hymning those who live in the shadows are stumped when faced with an actual ghost story. And then there’s the coughing … Whether it�…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:33AM
Monday, March 22, 2021

'I got a job on a fishing trawler' – Covid: one year on, stars of music and theatre look back by Dave Simpson , Imogen Tilden, Arifa Akbar, Lyndsey Winship and Brian Logan

In the second of our two-parter, rock stars, roadies, actors, dancers, composers and comics describe how their lives have been transformed without live shows – and imagine what now lies ah…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:12PM
Friday, February 1, 2019

'100% filled with mirth!' Comedians pay tribute to Jeremy Hardy by Interviews By Chris Wiegand and Imogen Tilden

The standup inspired Mark Thomas with his activism, opened Jack Dee’s eyes and appalled Mark Steel – in the best possible way. Friends and colleagues pay tribute to Hardy, who has died a…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:18AM
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

'Visionary, master diplomat – and absolute smoothie': stars pay tribute to Peter Hall by Interviews By Chris Wiegand and Imogen Tilden

He gave Peter Brook his big break, helped Elaine Paige conquer her fear, showed Griff Rhys Jones the joy of farce and dazzled a teenage Samuel West. They celebrate the great director who has…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:12PM
Friday, August 12, 2016

Wind Resistance review – a poignant paean to the peatbogs of Scotland by Imogen Tilden

Rehearsal studio, Lyceum theatre, EdinburghKarine Polwart’s warm solo show guides us through the landscapes of her Midlothian home with history and humourEvery year, 2,400 pink-footed gees…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:43AM
Thursday, October 1, 2015

Miller, Bennett and a Stockhausen first: BBC Radio 3's Alan Davey announces 15/16 season by Imogen Tilden

Autumn/winter highlights include a celebration of Arthur Miller, a classical version of nurturing platform BBC Introducing, a Stockhausen world premiere – and Alan Bennett’s Private Pass…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:55PM
Friday, July 10, 2015

John Berry steps down from English National Opera by Imogen Tilden

The artistic director’s resignation comes at the end of a difficult year for the beleaguered opera companyEnglish National Opera has announced that its artistic director, John Berry, is to…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:30AM
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Bryn Terfel, Sarah Kane and the chance to prom: the Royal Opera House’s 2015-16 season by Imogen Tilden

A wide-ranging slate of productions include a new production of Orphée et Eurydice, Katie Mitchell directing Lucia di Lammermoor, Placido Domingo’s Nabucco and four brand-new ballets Cont…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:06PM
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Mozart Undone: 'Everything has to be hosed down afterwards' by Imogen Tilden

Condoms, mud, bluegrass – Imogen Tilden finds out how the Danish craze for the 'theatre concert' has shaken up Mozart"We use 60 condoms per show," says Nikolaj Cederholm, with a …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:01AM
Monday, December 17, 2012

How we made The Snowman stage show by Imogen Tilden

Composer Howard Blake and director Bill Alexander on how they adapted Raymond Briggs' children's book for the stageHoward Blake, composerIn the late 1960s I was staying in Cornwall, recupera…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:02PM
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The Winter's Tale – review by Imogen Tilden

Shakespeare's Globe, LondonWe begin at sea. Antigonus, the infant Perdita clutched to his breast, lands in Bohemia. He places his bundle tenderly on the ground, consigns her to her fate, and…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:10PM
Tuesday, May 8, 2012

The Tempest – review by Imogen Tilden

Shakespeare's Globe, LondonIt's apt that in the middle of a dismally wet spring, a play that begins with a storm and ends with a sea voyage is performed by a group of actors from a land itse…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:58AM
Tuesday, April 24, 2012

English National Opera's new season includes controversial Disney story by Imogen Tilden

Fictionalised account of animator's life, one of nine new productions and six revivals to be staged by the company, will depict Walt Disney as racist and misogynistA new work by Philip Glass…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:22AM

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