It’s a challenge for any choir to sustain the emotional range and intensity demanded by this work by Karl Jenkins, however, Cantata Choir rose to the challenge well, with barely a hesitation, accompanied by the excellent Symphony Orchestra.
The Isle of Wight has a rich history of incredible creative talent. Home to famous poets, writers and photographers in the Victorian age, the talent is still strong today.
From artists and photographers to poets, theatre groups, live music and more, there is always something cultural to report on or feature. If we’ve written about it, this is where you’ll find it.
A video written and directed by Dominic Minghella, originally released on his Island Pictures Website, has become an online sensation. Watch here.
Tuesday, 11th December, 2018 9:19pm
By Simon Perry with one comment
Don't miss this exhibition that explores the traditional visual art of punk culture from the mid 1970s to date, and its impact on the Isle of Wight through memorabilia such as posters, badges, ticket stubs, vinyl records, as well as show artworks by contemporary artists that retain a bit of punk ethos in their work today.
A campaign has been launched to fund the return of a large-scale wood carving that left the Island when music and film producer, Robert Stigwood, moved to Ascot. It's hoped the sculpture can be returned to East Cowes for all to enjoy.
Tuesday, 4th December, 2018 9:19am
By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments
This Saturday (1st December) and late night Thursday (6th) Sue Paraskeva's porcelain workshop will be open to the public as she, and four guest artists showcase a wonderful selection of porcelain, contemporary artwork, glass brooches, abstract prints and handmade organic skincare.