Film Music Opera Theatre

Monday 16 June 2014 in London

By | Published on Sunday 8 June 2014

Alexis Taylor

And the LDN-based events the ThisWeek team is tipping today are….

MUSIC: Alexis Taylor | Vortex | 16 Jun (pictured)
Be-goggled Hot Chip man Alexis Taylor airs out his boxfresh new solo LP, ‘Await Barbarians’, which is billed as a compilation of Laurel Canyon-style folk pop songs written ‘from the halfway line’. Details and tickets here.

OPERA: The Pearl Fishers | ENO | 16 Jun – 5 Jul
Bizet’s palm-fringed story of the trials of an island love triangle is told by filmmaker (and director, in this capacity) Penny Woolcock, with soprano Sophie Bevan starring as Leïla, the rare beauty at the heart of the conflict. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE/FILM: Chorale | Bussey Building | 16-29 Jun
The Pleasance Theatre stages this ‘Roadshow’ adaptation of various works by Pullitzer-winning dramatist Sam Shepard, not least his one-act badlands horror ‘The Holy Ghostly’, divine soliloquy ‘The War In Heaven’, and the on-film adaptation of his and Joseph Chaikin’s essay  ‘Savage/Love’. Details and tickets here.

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