7 things you won’t want to miss this March
In the run up to spring we’ve handpicked a select series of must-see exhibitions and exceptional performances for you to enjoy.
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The Sleeping Beauty
The Vienna Festival Ballet celebrates its 40th anniversary with a spellbinding performance of Tchaikovsky’s The Sleeping Beauty. Masterful choreography and beautiful costumes – set against the sumptuous backdrop of the Theatre Royal Windsor – elevate the traditional fairytale to dramatic new heights, promising to captivate audiences of all ages.
Theatre Royal Windsor, 32 Thames Street, Windsor SL4 1PS
8.6 miles – 18 minutes’ drive from Coworth Park
+44 (0)1753 853 888
Meet Vincent Van Gogh Experience
Originating in Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum, this interactive experience has dazzled audiences around the world – from Seoul to Spain – and is now inviting London locals and visitors to embark on an unforgettable journey through life-size versions of the great artist’s paintings. Thanks to cutting-edge audio-visual techniques, it’s possible to step ‘inside’ Van Gogh’s most iconic works and come face-to-face with his signature heavy brush strokes and dramatic colours in a way that has never previously been possible.
Upper Ground, London SE1 9PP
+ 44 (0) 84 4844 0444
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© Charlie Gray
Chekhov’s tragic tale of love, obsession, jealousy and regret comes to the Playhouse Theatre with Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke as the ambitious actress Nina. Directed by Jamie Lloyd, and adapted by British playwright and screenwriter Anya Reiss, this stellar West End production promises to bring the 1895 play into the modern day.
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Ave, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DE
+44 (0) 844 871 7631
Sounds of L.A.
The Getty Center’s free world music series comes to a toe-tapping close in March as Brazil’s acclaimed bandolinist Hamilton de Holanda and friends take to the stage. Having featured sets from established talent and up-and-coming performers over the past few months, this exhilarating finale in the Harold M. Williams Auditorium showcases Hamilton’s contemporary choro and jazz compositions.
Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049
+ 1 310 440 7300
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Leonardo da Vinci and Guido da Vigevano: Anatomy in Figures
By presenting figures drawn by Guido da Vigevano for the groundbreaking medical text Anothomia, which was written in Bologna around 1316, with a series of anatomical drawings and wax models by Leonardo da Vinci, this intricate exhibition offers a fascinating insight into the workings of the human body.
Crypt of San Sepolcro (Sala Sottofedericiana), Piazza San Sepolcro, 20123 Milan
+39 02 9296 5790
Christian Louboutin, Exhibition [niste]
Fabulous footwear designed by Christian Louboutin step into the spotlight at the Palais de la Porte Dorée, revealing the visionary craftsman’s inspirations and creative processes. A colourful celebration of high fashion, the exhibition combines Louboutin’s personal collection and loans from public archives, and features historic pieces and never before seen collaborations with the likes of director and photographer David Lynch, Spanish choreographer Blanca Li and Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi.
Palais de la Porte Dorée, 293 Avenue Daumesnil, 75012 Paris 75012 Paris
+33 (0) 1 53 59 58 60
Roma Fotografia 2020: Eros
Beauty, passion and desire are the themes that underpin this year’s eye-catching Roma Fotografia exhibition. The gallery walls of the beautifully restored Palazzo Merulana play host to a collection of evocative images that demand consideration and are guaranteed to spark conversations on the ideas of sensuality and seduction.
Palazzo Merulana, Via Merulana, 121, 00185 Roma
+ 39 06 3996 7800
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