The exhibition, which runs through June 12, 2016, includes works borrowed from some of the world's leading galleries, among which the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid, and the Centre Pompidou in Paris. … [Read more...] about How artist Joan Miro broke down walls by painting them
Domingo's stay in hospital will also prevent him from conducting an orchestral performance at Madrid's Plaza Major, which is planned for 21 July. If all goes well with his recovery he is expected to appear at the Salzburg festival, during August, and at the Verona opera house later that same month. … [Read more...] about Opera singer Placido Domingo in hospital with clot on his lung
Fondly remembering his “big screen” appearances in Covent Garden piazza, when operas such as La Bohème, Tosca and Carmen were relayed out to the general public, he said he wished the performances in Operalia could also be shown outside. “Opera can still create those big popular moments,” he said. “It creates a beautiful atmosphere, people are moving around on their way to restaurants or eating or drinking at bars.” … [Read more...] about ‘Show some respect’, Plácido Domingo urges directors after opera rape row
Happily, safely wrapped in a Lidl bag for life was a bit of tittle-tattle from 2016, which we’ve given an hour or two out on the line and can now re-present to you as if box-fresh: Blaise Matuidi to Manchester United. Juve’s deep-lying midfielder is now 32 but has been linked to a Premier League move since JLS’ Beat Again was top of the charts. Back in 2009, the player was uncapped for France but a target for Arsène Wenger’s Arsenal – now Mikel Arteta has designs on thwarting Ole Gunnar Solskjær in pursuit of the 84-cap veteran. The Gunners also have Atlético Madrid’s Thomas Partey on their radar. … [Read more...] about Football transfer rumours: Matuidi to Manchester United or Arsenal?
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