Wednesday 1 May 2019:
Wed 1 May 2019, 19:45 - Southbank Centre, LondonGigs Rock & Pop Steve Williamson Trio & StringTing Catch the legendary saxophonist as he performs with Steve Williamson Trio and young jazz string quartet StringTing to create a compelling musical experience. If you could listen to virtual reality, this is what it would sound like.
read more Williamson provides a journey into the sonic potential of music as a true art form that can change our
Thursday 2 May 2019:
Thu 2 May 2019, 19:30 - Southbank Centre, LondonClassical music Chamber & Recital Francesco Piemontesi: Bach, Debussy & Rachmaninov Part of Classical Season 2018/19 Part of International Piano Series 2018/19 multi-buy discount A former student of Alfred Brendel, Francesco Piemontesi is renowned for his refined musicianship, allied to a flawless technique.
Bach’s sparkling Italian Concerto sits at the heart of the first half of the evening,
Friday 3 May 2019:
Fri 3 May 2019, 19:30 - Southbank Centre, LondonClassical music Absolute Bird Australian Birdsong Part of Classical Season 2018/19 Lose yourself in the outback with birdsong-inspired music from City of London Sinfonia, featuring the UK premiere of Hollis Taylor’s Absolute Bird .
Arranged for solo recorder and chamber orchestra, this performance of Absolute Bird showcases the perceptive recorder playing of Genevieve Lacey.
The concert al
Fri 3 May 2019, 19:30 - Southbank Centre, LondonClassical music Orchestra Alpine Journeys Part of Classical Season 2018/19 Part of London Philharmonic Orchestra 2018/19 multi-buy discount Some listeners have described Bruckner’s symphonies as cathedrals in sound, and it’s true, there’s no denying either their majesty or their intensely spiritual beauty.
But the voice of nature sings throughout them, too, and in his Third Symphony - Bruckne
Sunday 5 May 2019:
Sun 5 May 2019, 19:30 - Southbank Centre, LondonGigs Tours Sergio Mendes + Very Special Guests Be transported to Brazil at a performance by legend of the 1960s bossa nova revolution Sergio Mendes, who came to stardom with his iconic band Brasil '66.
The band’s debut, which included the timeless single 'Mas Que Nada’, cracked the Billboard top 10. Since then, Mendes has recorded over 35 albums, continuously exploring the very best of music.
Tuesday 7 May 2019:
Tue 7 May 2019, 19:30 - Southbank Centre, LondonClassical music Choral Cecilia McDowall & Vaughan Williams Part of Classical Season 2018/19 Hear multi-award winner Cecilia McDowall’s largest scale choral work to date, The Da Vinci Requiem , composed to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo Da Vinci.
In her own words, McDowall says: 'I have brought together the Latin Requiem texts with extracts from the Leonardo da Vinci Notebo
Wednesday 8 May 2019:
Wed 8 May 2019, 19:30 - Southbank Centre, LondonClassical music Choral The Dream of Gerontius Part of Classical Season 2018/19 Meditate on life and death, a soul’s journey and visions of God in Elgar’s most assured choral work.
An epic adaptation of John Henry Newman’s poem, The Dream of Gerontius is an exploration of loss and hope in the face of death, the challenges of purgatory and judgment and the blessing of salvation. It is a passiona
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