Art group Alice in Hackneyland draws on 300 years of history of the Octagon room establishing an artistic dialogue between Baroque and contemporary art to create a mesmerising, immersive, sculptural tableau through use of colour and illusion.
Speaker: Ian Gledhill
Profile Ian has had a very varied career, from designing underground railways as an engineer for London Transport to appearing in pantomime with Julian Clary.
In between, he has worked in travel and tourism, music publishing, television, and especially the theatre where he has been an actor, director, set designer, stage manager and opera ...
The Helen Astrid Singing Academy
Opera Live at Home - concert with Soprano Christine Buras and Thomas Ang, piano
Enjoy an evening of opera arias performed live with outstanding soprano Christine Buras.
There's a short Q&A at the end, a chance to meet the performers - a rare treat!
- Carl Maria von Weber, Leise, leise from Der Freischütz
- GF Handel, V'adoro pupille from Giulio Cesare
- Floyd, The Trees on the Mountain from ...
The Young Actors' Company enter a world of higher nature, supernature and illusion, as they invite you to join them in Shakespeare's eternal tale of truth and beauty. The premise of this ever-popular work is taken forward in a new creation, perfectly suited to our time, and engineered for your magical mystery and delight.
- Saint Saens: Dance Macabre
- Liszt Totentanz for Piano and Orchestra
- Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition