Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) has released the latest images of its ambitious plans for the Marina Abramovic Institute for the Preservation of Performance Art in Hudson. Led by Shohei Shigematsu and Rem Koolhaas in OMA’s New York Office, the design will reflect Abramovic’s pioneering work in the field of performance ...
Date: 12th Feb 2012
Join Sphinx for this landmark performance celebrating 15 years of building diversity in classical music. The Sphinx15 Finals Concert conducted by Michael Morgan and featuring the Sphinx Symphony O...
Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff
We are seeking a Chorus Manager to succeed Wendy Franklin, who is retiring from the Company this summer after 40 years of service as both Stage Manager and Chorus Manager. The role is responsible f...
Clare Wiley explores allegations of artistic censorship in Turkey, where the prime minister recently threatened to cut the public funding of state theatres – and suggested that the Islamist-rooted government would have control over what productions were staged. And Imogen Clarke reports on looming changes to UK actors union Equity, which has been called ‘stuffy’ and ‘disconnected’.
Maria Roberts speaks to some wildly innovative arts leaders in Poland, from the creative minds behind The Chorus of Women to the man at the helm of The Poznan Opera Theatre. From subversive and experimental choral pieces to bringing convicted murderers on stage, the country’s audiences are being treated to some pioneering ideas.
Meanwhile we examine whether music on the silver screen is being drowned out by flashy special effects and relentless dialogue, and speak to Ludovic Bource and Howard Blake, the inventive composers scoring works for nearly silent movies.
Edinburgh International Festival’s artistic director Jonathan Mills fills us in on a jet-setting week of promoting the renowned event around the world. And Bridget Cunningham tells us why written notes for CDs are still crucial in the digital era.
Photograph: The Chorus of Women © Krzysiek Krzysztofiak