Leonard Bernstein was one of the first classical composers in America to achieve both popular and critical acclaim. He was eclectic in his sources – drawing on jazz and modernism, the traditions of Jewish music and the Broadway musical – and many of Bernstein’s scores are remarkably well suited to dance.
From Montebelluna, Treviso – just minutes from the village of Asolo, Italy – comes I 25 GIRI, a brilliantly talented middle-school choral ensemble who will present a program of music ranging from the classics (Carmina Burana and O Fortuna) to pop songs and selections from musical comedy.
Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real – and which will win out?
A new comedy by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman. 1850, and Europe’s most feared terrorist is in hiding. Broke, restless, and horny, the thirty-two-year-old revolutionary is a frothing combination of intellectual brilliance, satiric wit, and emotional illiteracy.
Continuing to tug at the heart-strings, The Royal Ballet performs Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon, the story of a young girl who pays the ultimate price for choosing wealth and riches over true love.The score by Jules Massenet is sure not to leave a dry eye in the cinema.