THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 20TH APRIL 2013
English National Opera and the Barbican are coming together to collaborate for Sunken Garden: a unique multi-platform world premiere. Telling the story of a missing person, and those who are searching for him, this film-opera explores what connects the disappearance of a software engineer with a neurotic film-maker and a gullible patroness of the arts. It delves into hoax and dark truth, virtual and the real. Best-selling author David Mitchell will be providing a libretto and Michel van der Aa, the Dutch composer, film and stage director, will make an ENO debut with one of opera's first uses of 3D film. Using his internationally acclaimed technique, Van der Aa will mix live and recorded images and sounds to create this multimedia occult mystery.
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52 Chiswell Street, EC1Y | 2 minutes from Sunken Garden
Set deep in the heart of London's financial district, a majestic edifice stands tall and grand building, a living embodiment of distinction, class and flamboyance. The ... More
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42-46 Chiswell Street, EC1Y | 3 minutes from Sunken Garden
The London City Suites by Montcalm are within a grade II listed heritage building, located in the City of London. The 5-star accommodation provides all the ... More
London > Events > Music Dates: Monday 28th July 2014 - 7.30pm-0.30am
The Queen Of Hoxton, 1-5 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 11 minutes from Sunken Garden
A music showcase with appearances by Jammer, Layz, Dapz On The Map, Jay Fae, Maxsta, Lady Ny, Realz, C4, Sox, Emal and Imani....More
Entertainment near Sunken Garden
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Sunken Garden
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ... More
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Sunken Garden
Huge, multifaceted arts and entertainment centre. Described by the Queen as “one of the wonders of the modern world”, this multifaceted performance and arts venue forms one ... More
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Sunken Garden
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
56 Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from Sunken Garden
Chiswell Street Dining Rooms is a modern British restaurant, complete with seven private dining rooms. The brainchild of Tom and Ed Martin of ETM Group, responsible ... More
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Jean Paul Gaultier: From The Sidewalk To The Catwalk
Exhibitions | Until 17th August 2014
The first major survey of the established French couturier's avant-garde fashion designs spanning 35 years....More
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2014
The Barbican's big summer exhibition tackles the impact of digital technology in the arts since 1970 and considers how it ...More
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk
Exhibitions | Until 17th August 2014
The first major exhibition of the work of fashion's most theatrical of designers, Jean Paul Gaultier. More than 140 pieces ...More
Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015
Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Theatre
A new pavilion gallery has been built in the courtyard of the Museum of London to house the Cauldron designed ...More
Hotels near Barbican Theatre
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