/Performing Arts
  • Natalia Goncharova

    Edited by Matthew Gale

    Presents the full range of her work, from painting to prints and theatre designs, in all its glory. Accompanies the exhibition at the Tate Modern this summer.

    Paperback £25.00
  • Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein

    Jamie Bernstein

    Leonard Bernstein’s daughter’s account of her family and of her rather overwhelming father is intimate and tender.

    Hardback £24.95
  • Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

    Jane Glover

    Handel accompanied his princely master George, Elector of Hanover, to London in 1712. His subsequent creative journey – so extraordinarily generous – is ably and entertainingly recounted by a prominent Baroque conductor.

    Hardback £25.00
  • In My Life: A Music Memoir

    Alan Johnson

    The soundtrack to the life of the MP, former Home Secretary and author of three other volumes of memoir. These, like the ears of the man from Devizes, have all won prizes, sometimes several.

    Hardback £16.99
  • Dramatic Exchanges: The Lives and Letters of the National Theatre

    Edited by Daniel Rosenthal

    From Laurence Olivier’s “The foolishness of my position starts to obsess me” to the present… This is a highly entertaining collection.

    Hardback £25.00
  • Jerome Robbins: A Life in Dance

    Wendy Lesser

    Centennial biog of the choreographer of West Side Story, amongst others.

    Hardback £16.99
  • Swan Lake

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger

    Based on Tchaikovsky’s original ballet of 1877 which had a happy ending (unlike the 1893 version). Zwerger’s watercolour illustrations are lyrically beautiful. Highly recommended. Ages 4-8.

    Hardback £11.99
  • Unmasked

    Andrew Lloyd Webber

    Memoir by the composer, impresario, collector of Pre-Raphaelite art; a very practical cat who got all the cream in a lovely de Morgan dish.

    Hardback £20.00
  • Opera: Passion, Power and Politics

    Edited by Kate Bailey

    Looks at seven classic opera premières, each in its distinct cultural landscape, to show how opera is a product of its time and constantly reinvents itself.

    Hardback £40.00