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Verdi’s “La Traviata” Live from Covent Garden Wed, Jan 30th

Published on 23rd January 2019 under Blog Topic - Reviews,
  Wed, Jan 30th, at 6.45pm           ‘Traviata’, as Maria Callas showed, again and again, is an operatic treasure. Guiseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata”, his nineteenth opera, premiered at Venice’s La Fenice Theatre on March 6th, 1853 – and that below-par opening night was a disaster. The soprano, who looked anything but consumptive, […]

Léirmheas Stan and Ollie

Published on 12th January 2019 under Blog Topic - News,
Is iad Steve Coogan agus John C. Reilly na príomhaisteoirí sa scannán Stan & Ollie. Is scéal croíúil é faoi na fir greannmhar, Stan Laurel agus Oliver Hardy, ag buaicphointe a gcuid gairmeacha. Bhí an scannán stiúrtha ag Jon S. Baird agus scríobh Jeff Pope an script scannáin. Is iad Shirley Henderson, Danny Huston, Nina […]

Tchaikovsky’s “The Queen of Spades”, Live from Covent Garden: .Tuesday 22 January 2019

Published on 11th January 2019 under Blog Topic - Reviews,
“The Queen of Spades” has a powerful, dramatic story – of a man whose excessive greed and excessive gambling destroys himself and those around him. The scene between him and an old Countess in her bedroom is one of the most gripping in all opera. Tchaikovsky’s goal was to compose operas (he composed ten) with […]

Shakespeare’s “King Richard the 2nd” on NT Live from London’s Almeida Theatre

Published on 8th January 2019 under Blog Topic - Reviews,
“In performance it must be melodious, well orchestrated, youthful, headlong, violent and vivid”  (Sir John Gielgud) Shakespeare’s “King Richard the 2nd. Broadcast live on January 15th at 7 pm. Teresa May isn’t the first English ruler to suffer nightmares because of an “Irish Problem” – on October 2nd, 1394, King Richard the 2nd landed in […]

Léirmheas Bumblebee

Published on 5th January 2019 under Blog Topic - News,
Is é Bumblebee an séú cuid den tsraith Transformers. An am seo, bhí sé stiúrtha ag Travis Knight in ionad Michael Bay agus níl aon dabht ach go bhfuil sé difriúil óna scannáin eile. Bhí sé scríofa ag Christina Hodson agus is iad Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena, Jorge Lendeborg Jr, John Ortiz, Jason Drucker, agus […]