Glyndebourne has been a stalwart of British opera since its inception, not to mention an essential part of the summer seasons. IGT takes a look behind the scenes at the only purpose-built opera house(s) in the UK in the twentieth century.
So you fancy a trip to the middle of nowhere, where all there is to do is sit, read, and be mesmerised …
IGT found the secret entrance to Silvio’s raunchy party on the opening night of Bunga Bunga’s new burlesque show, at their fresh Covent Garden venue. Leave your hang-ups at the door, and prepare for sin.
In part two of our Savile Row special, IGT discovers the dedication of tailors from apprentice to master, and asks just what real style is.
In the first of two parts, IGT speaks to the master tailors of Savile Row to learn the intricacies of the bespoke process, from detailed measurements and patterns, to the “magic” that turns it all into a truly special garment.
London’s grottiest little venues can prove fertile ground for discovering the best new talent – talent which has found its place in Hollywood soundtracks, and just might be headlining arenas before very long.
What might seem an unlikely exhibition in fact charts a friendship and professional relationship between its two subjects, and has a particular significance to the gallery in its centrepiece – catalogued as NG1.
Tony Moore, founder of the legendary Kashmir Klub, has started a brand new monthly event, curating the best new musical talent in an intimate venue with great sound. Oh, and it’s free.
Ice skating is well-established in several temporary festive locations in London these days. But with the actual session on the ice over rather quickly, it’s worth picking somewhere with a little more to offer besides the rink. IGT’s got the guide.
Italy is most probably the home of opera, with venues like La Scala pricking up ears regularly. The reality can sometimes leave one disenchanted, if tickled, but the promise of one of the world’s finest voices made IGT return.