Picasso in London

Really excellent Picasso exhibition at Tate Britain in London – ‘Picasso and Modern British Art’ explores his influence on British artists. Over sixty Picassos are on show, including ‘Weeping Woman’ and ‘The Three Dancers’, alongside works by the British artists he inspired, including Wyndham Lewis, Ben Nicholson, Henry Moore, Francis Bacon, Graham Sutherland and David Hockney.

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Picasso Nude Woman in a Red Armchair 1932Pablo Picasso ‘Nude Woman in a Red Armchair’ (1932)

henry mooreHenry Moore ‘Reclining Figure’ (1936)

picasso the sourcePablo Picasso ‘The Source’ (1921)

Stravinsky Festival with the LSO in London

At the Barbican in London for the Stravinsky Festival with the London Symphony Orchestra and Valerie Gergiev – three fantastic concerts.

Friday 11 May: Mass, Violin Concerto (superbly played by Leonidas Kavakos) and The Firebird. Sunday 13 May: Renard and The Soldier’s Tale. Tuesday 15 May: The Rite of Spring and Oedipus Rex (narrated by Simon Callow).

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