‘La Chasse’ or ‘The Hunt’ was a popular theme of the 18th century. This intimate chamber music program intertwines quartets based on this fascination with music for the oboe - an instrument then often associated with hunt.
Bewitched and eventually betrayed, the Swan Princess Odette is at the heart of Kevin McKenzie's production of sorcery and enchantment, mystery and magic. Set around a fabled lake and in rich court surroundings, and brought to life by some exquisite traditional choreography, Swan Lake is probably the world’s most loved ballet. Photography for Darren Thomas.
Will you be out on the heath celebrating the witch's Sabbath with Hector Berlioz or will you be battening down the hatches as King Waldemar's wild hunt rides through the skies? We dare you to find out.
The most comprehensive survey of Pre-Raphaelite works on paper to date, including leading figures of the original Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (Millais, Holman Hunt, Rossetti), Ruskin, and the second wave (Burne-Jones, Sandys and Solomon).
At last they are alone. The man hunt, the interrogation, the prayers, all forgotten as he leers at his conquest. Just sign the note of safe passage and she’s his! Where’s that pen? His upper lip sweats as he readies himself for Tosca’s kiss. He doesn’t see the knife glinting behind her back. Photography by Branco Gaica.
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