Tag Archives: The Barbican

Expiry Date – BabaFish: The Pit, The Barbican, London, 19 January 2106

Here’s to you Mr Robinson When the performers start randomly throwing sheets of paper into the air for the third time in less than an hour, you know a show’s in trouble. It was a shame really because the premise … Continue reading

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Opus – Circa/Debussy String Quartet: The Barbican Centre, London, 18 February 2014

Game of throwns In an intriguing collaboration with the Debussy String Quartet, Australian contemporary circus company Circa brought new show Opus to London’s Barbican Centre. Yaron Lifschitz’s attempt to merge physical feats of strength, balance and skill with the ‘high … Continue reading

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Exhibition Review: The Bride and the Bachelors – Duchamp with Cage, Cunningham, Rauschenberg and Johns: Barbican Art Gallery, London, 14 February – 9 June 2013

Ooh, suitors you sir The all-American quartet of Merce Cunningham, John Cage, Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns regularly collaborated and inspired each other. This extraordinary coming together of artistic talent and their personal engagements with seminal French artist Marcel Duchamp … Continue reading

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Companhia de Dança Deborah Colker – Tatyana preview: The Barbican, 31 January – 9 February 2013

Onegin, Twogin, Threegin Late January/early February sees London awash with Onegins. The Royal Ballet are performing John Cranko’s take on Pushkin’s famous tale, The Royal Opera are simultaneously presenting Kasper Holten’s new production of Tchaikovsky’s opera and, more experimentally, the Barbican … Continue reading

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