Wednesday 1 May 2019:
Wed 1 May 2019, 19:45 - Southbank Centre, Londongigs jazz & blues 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 ou
Thursday 2 May 2019:
Thu 2 May 2019, 19:30 - Southbank Centre, Londonclassical music 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, complemented by a
Friday 3 May 2019:
Fri 3 May 2019, 19:30 - Southbank Centre, Londonclassical music Absolute Bird: Sounds of the Outback Part of Classical Season 2018/19 Hear the sounds of the Australian skies in a musical exploration of one of the world´s most diverse environments, featuring a UK premiere by Hollis Taylor.
Ornithologist and musician Taylor has been making field recordings of Australian birdsong for decades, combining her recordings with new music to create a
Sunday 5 May 2019:
Sun 5 May 2019, 19:30 - Southbank Centre, Londongigs 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. He has
Tuesday 7 May 2019:
Tue 7 May 2019, 19:30 - Southbank Centre, Londonclassical music 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 Notebooks, ed
Wednesday 8 May 2019:
Wed 8 May 2019, 19:30 - Southbank Centre, Londonclassical music 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 passionate and
Wed 8 May 2019, 19:45 - Southbank Centre, Londonclassical music contemporary classical Kareem Roustom’s Shades of Night Part of Classical Season 2018/19 Chilingirian Quartet presents the European premiere of Syrian-born Kareem Roustom’s new string quartet Shades of Night .
The concert also features Thea Musgrave’s 1958 String Quartet and Tchaikovsky’s String Quartet No.1, Op.11.
Kareem Roustom is an Emmy-nominated composer, whose genre-
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