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
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
Thursday 9 May 2019:
Thu 9 May 2019, 19:30 - Southbank Centre, Londonto Bowie’s brooding Cold War album, out just seven months after Low , and its well-known title track
... Glass had discussed a third symphony, and now, finally, the work has been realised, in a Southbank... Centre co-commission with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Friday 10 May 2019:
Fri 10 May 2019, 19:30 - Southbank Centre, LondonClassical music Choral Carmina Burana Part of Classical Season 2018/19 Hear the monumental harmony of 200 voices combining with the full force of the Philharmonia Orchestra to perform Carl Orff´s unforgettable masterwork.
Andrew Nethsingha conductor
Federico Colli piano
Louise Alder soprano ...
Saturday 11 May 2019:
Sat 11 May 2019, 19:30 - Southbank Centre, LondonClassical music Orchestra Paavo Järvi & Viktoria Mullova Part of Classical Season 2018/19 Part of Philharmonia Orchestra 2018/19 multi-buy discount A great live performance of Tchaikovsky’s final symphony is among the richest emotional experiences in classical music.
The composer himself called it 'the best thing I have composed or will ever compose’, and to many listeners it encompasses hope
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