Tag Archives: Barbican

Preview: Still Be Here [26th February 2017 @ Barbican, London]

Preview: Still Be Here [26th February 2017 @ Barbican, London]

Hatsune Miku is no ordinary pop singer. Hailing from Japan, she is not a flesh and blood girl, rather a 3D hologram of a teenager with turquoise hair voiced by a Vocaloid singing synthesizer technology. Since her ‘birth’ in 2007, she has become an incredibly successful and popular pop-star, whose...
Preview: Danza Contemporanea de Cuba @ Barbican (London, 23rd February 2017)

Preview: Danza Contemporanea de Cuba @ Barbican (London, 23rd February 2017)

The relation between ¡COMO NO! and Cuban dancers and choreographers started back in 2000. Since then, the London-based Latin American culture promoters have always been keen to present and bring Cuban companies to the UK, constantly presenting original and successful shows. The same will happen late this February… Forget about...
Preview: Elza Soares + Eska @ Barbican (London, 13th November 2016)

Preview: Elza Soares + Eska @ Barbican (London, 13th November 2016)

There’s nothing ordinary in Elza Soares’s life and career. Since the 1950s, she embodies the voice of Brazil, not simply because she’s one of the most popular Brazilian singers, but also because she has sung her country in every form and shape. She has sung Brazilian tradition and avant-garde, has...
Review: Hermeto Pascoal @ Barbican Centre (London, 9th July 2016)

Review: Hermeto Pascoal @ Barbican Centre (London, 9th July 2016)

It really is something special to see a live performance by ‘O Bruxo’ (the sorcerer). The eminent Brazilian musician, producer, arranger and composer Hermeto Pascoal was once described by Miles Davis, no less, as ‘the most impressive musician in the world.’ His show at London’s Barbican Centre was hugely anticipated...
Preview: Hermeto Pascoal @ Barbican (London, 9th July 2016)

Preview: Hermeto Pascoal @ Barbican (London, 9th July 2016)

“If you had to send a musical representative to another planet, Hermeto Pascoal would be the ideal person”, said one of his band members in a documentary of the legendary Brazilian musician. Hermeto, a brilliant composer, instrumentalist and bandleader will conjure up an eccentric and unique musical experience in which...
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