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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 20TH APRIL 2013

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, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y 8DS
 
 
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Sunken GardenEnglish National Opera and the Barbican are coming together to collaborate for Sunken Garden: a unique multi-platform world premiere. Telling the story of a missing person, and those who are searching for him, this film-opera explores what connects the disappearance of a software engineer with a neurotic film-maker and a gullible patroness of the arts. It delves into hoax and dark truth, virtual and the real. Best-selling author David Mitchell will be providing a libretto and Michel van der Aa, the Dutch composer, film and stage director, will make an ENO debut with one of opera's first uses of 3D film. Using his internationally acclaimed technique, Van der Aa will mix live and recorded images and sounds to create this multimedia occult mystery.

 

About Barbican Theatre

The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to drama, from established artists to those at the start of their careers. One of the country's largest arts centres, the distinctive concrete walls of the Barbican continue to house high-quality theatrical productions. More about Barbican Theatre

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Barbican Tube Station
 
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Moorgate Tube Station
 
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Hoxton Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  33% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 7 minutes from Sunken Garden
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
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49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 9 minutes from Sunken Garden
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
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St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 9 minutes from Sunken Garden
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
 
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Sunken Garden, Silk Street, EC2Y | Same location as Sunken Garden
Mulatu Astatke, Camille O'Sullivan, Alex Kapranos, Kirin J Callinan, Jolie Holland and more revisit musical highlights from the director's poetic and compelling cinematic oeuvre....More
 
 
 
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Sunken Garden, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 3 minutes from Sunken Garden
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Lady Lucy: Portraits for Services, Gifts and Favours
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Sunken Garden, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 3 minutes from Sunken Garden
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Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Sunken Garden
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Barbican The Pit
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Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Sunken Garden
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Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ... More
 
 
 
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Gallery Floor (Level 3), Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Sunken Garden
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Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Sunken Garden
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86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Sunken Garden
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The Barbican Centre, Level 2, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Sunken Garden
Modern European cuisine. Booking advised. Dress smart casual. ... More
 
 
 
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1st floor Barbican Centre, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Sunken Garden
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Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | Same location as Sunken Garden
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LSO St Luke's
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161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Sunken Garden
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4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 12 minutes from Sunken Garden
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Fox & Anchor
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115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Sunken Garden
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2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Sunken Garden
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50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 5 minutes from Sunken Garden
Following the huge success of the Cocktail Trading Company in Oxford Circus, launched in January 2015, the award winning team ... More
 
 
 
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Artillery Arms
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102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Sunken Garden
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The Longroom
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18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Sunken Garden
Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Conference Centre
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Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Sunken Garden
The Barbican Centre is the jewel in London's artistic crown, with its theatres, concert halls, art galleries and cinema providing a year-round programme of ... More
 
 
 
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The Brewery
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Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from Sunken Garden
While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
 
 
 
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Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from Sunken Garden
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