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cultural things to do in London this April

Cultural things to do in London this April

Last updated on May 14th, 2024Get your March diaries out and get planning with my guide to some of the best cultural things to do in London this month including art exhibitions, theatre, events, opera and music. Londoness Loves: Cultural things to do in London this April 2023 Free things to do in London this…

Cultural things to do in London this January

Cultural things to do in London this January

Last updated on May 14th, 2024Beat the January blues with some fun cultural goings-on this month, kicking off with the New Year’ Parade which is back after a two year Covid hiatus. Get your January diaries out and start planning with my guide to some of the best cultural things to do in London this…

What’s on in London this December

Cultural things to do in London this December

Last updated on May 14th, 2024It’s December so that means Christmas is all around us in London this month. Get your December diaries out and get planning with my guide to some of the best cultural things to do in London this month including art exhibitions, theatre, events, opera, dance and music – and let’s…

Cultural things to do in London this November

Last updated on May 14th, 2024Are you looking for a guide to what’s on in London this month? Get your November diaries out and get planning with my guide to some of the best cultural things to do in London this month including art exhibitions, theatre, events, opera, dance and music. Londoness Loves: Cultural things…

Mini Review: The Tallis Scholars at St-Martin-in-the-Fields

Hail to the Tallis Scholars, the world’s finest choir of Renaissance music who were in London last night for their first concert in the magnificent St-Martin-in-the-Fields. It was a glorious programme of Antoine Brumel’s 12-part Earthquake Mass, interweaved with sun-centered by American composer David Lang. Lang is one of America’s most-performed composers and his formidable…

NW Live, Bloomsbury Festival 2020

NW Live at the Bloomsbury Festival 2020

Last updated on October 28th, 2020With further restrictions looming in the London air like a thick Dickensian fog, I spent last week dashing around town trying to tick as many cultural boxes as possible.  On Friday, I managed to catch up with some music – and not just any ordinary music. This was the Music…

Oxford Lieder 2020, review

Oxford Lieder 2020 Review: Song in the Age of Corona

Covid-19 and its pesky restrictions threw a spanner in the Oxford Lieder Festival 2020 works this year, but it didn’t dampen the spirits or the music. The UK’s biggest song festival went online instead, streaming over 40 magnificent recital concerts and events, most of them live and all set in historical surroundings across the city….

Northern Chords Ensemble

Northern Chords Ensemble at King’s Place

Last updated on May 1st, 2020The Steinway piano was happily purring away on the King’s Place stage on Sunday night, with virtuoso Daniel Lebhardt on keys. He was in the musical company of his other Northern Chords Ensemble bedfellows, Benjamin Baker on violin and Jonathan Bloxham on cello. BBC New Generation Artist Timothy Ridout and…

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