Taj Express opens tonight at the Peacock Theatre, Sadlers Wells.
A Bollywood story inspired by Indian cinema and choreographed by Vaibhavi and Shruti Merchant, Taj Express showcases a fusion of classical Indian and contemporary dance, with music from Academy Award-winning composer A R Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire), and acclaimed Bollywood composers, Salim and Sulaiman Merchant and Monty Sharma.
Harvey was a founding member of the Gabrieli Quartet and was also principal cellist with the London Philharmonic and the English Chamber Orchestra. Having studied at the Royal Academy of Music, he was the youngest graduate to go straight from the Academy into a principal seat in a London orchestra.
The Gabrielis were an adventurous ensemble who gave world premieres of works by Britten, Panufknik, McCabe and many others.
Pierre Boulez and members of Ensemble Intercontemporain (Maryvonne Le Dizes, Garth Knox) at rehearsal in Paris, 1987
Work documenting the life of Pierre Boulez by Lebrecht photographer Marion Kalter will be the subject of an exhibition at the Wiener Konzerthaus. The Austrian photographer, now living in Paris, photographed Boulez over 30 years. The photographs will be on display at the concert hall from 8 May – 23 June 2017.
The bustling capital of the Habsburg Empire, pre-war Vienna was a vibrant and diverse cultural centre, a unique environment of intellectual creativity and artistic experimentation. With it’s famous coffeehouses and taverns, ballrooms and concert halls, Vienna attracted immigration from accross Austria-Hungary and beyond, a cultural melting pot that would give birth to many of the most significant movements of early modernity.
Lebrecht Music & Arts has recently taken on Imagno’s vast collection of images from this fascinating period, offering comprehensive coverage of Vienna’s most prominent cultural figures: the artists of the Secession and the creators of Jugendstil, musical innovators such as Mahler and Schoenberg, founding father of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud, writers such as Hofmannsthal, Schnitzler and Zweig… Alongside Vienna’s most famous faces, dirndl-clad girls stroll through the Prater, street vendors sell everything from sponges to horoscopes, and the wine gardens and cafes are filled with dancers and rising opera stars.
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