October 2, 1994 |
A glance at the fall theatrical calendar reveals that the UK/LA Festival 1994 is a very big part of it.
September 27, 1994 |
When is a chamber orchestra not a chamber orchestra? One easy answer: when it has more than 65 members. At that point, it becomes just another, standard symphonic ensemble, ready to play Tchaikovsky, or Sibelius, or maybe even Mahler. Now numbering 71, England's 35-year-old Academy of St.
September 24, 1994 |
Some of the most valuable rock 'n' roll over the years has been served up by small, independent labels--from Sun Records in the 1950s to Stiff Records in the '70s to Sub Pop and Matador in the '80s and '90s. But few of these indie labels have been as identifiable--aurally and visually--as 4AD. Over the past 14 years, the London-bred company has coupled spiritual, dark and surreal music with its own style of abstract album art and presented it all with handmade care.
September 9, 1994 |
The last time Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Sinfonia Antartica" was heard at Hollywood Bowl, in 1976, a small, end-of-summer crowd of 5,041 was in attendance. When the work returned to Cahuenga Pass Wednesday night on the first official event in the 1994 UK/LA Festival, another underpopulated audience greeted it. On hand were merely 6,301 listeners. Those listeners, however, showed themselves to be hardy souls, and not put off by the work's long-windedness.
August 23, 1994 |
The premiere of Kenneth Branagh's "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein" on Nov. 1 is among the highlights of the two-month UK/LA 1994 festival schedule to be announced by British Consul General Merrick Baker-Bates and festival organizers at a press conference today at the Biltmore Hotel. During the festival, Prince Charles will visit Los Angeles to attend UK/LA and other events related to fund-raising for Los Angeles inner-city charities, according to the consul general.
April 7, 1994 |
Just as Los Angeles is a different city than it was in 1988, so will the second UK/LA Festival present a different United Kingdom than was shown in the first UK/LA festival in 1988. UK/LA 1994, a citywide arts fest, will be officially announced today by Prince Andrew, Duke of York, at a reception at the Hancock Park home of British Consul Merrick Baker-Bates. Scheduled to begin Sept.