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Stephen Farr, Organ
Where;Royal Festival Hall When; 24th April, 7.30pm Info; Described by The Guardian as a ‘superb and serious’ organist, Stephen Farr frequently champions contemporary music, this evening concert delves into the themes of transfiguration and transformation. This performance is part of ‘What has Religion ever done for Society?’ and the ongoing Belief and Beyond Belief festival. International [...]
Material Men Redux
Where; The Place When; 28th & 29th April “Marvellously intense” The Guardian Info; This unmissable show returns to London for the finest display of cross disciplinary dance. A fusion of classical Indian and Hip Hop, through inimitable movement this piece explores the violence of loss and the creation of new ways of belonging. Material Men [...]
The Tyrannosaur Chronicles
Where; Royal Institution When; 20th April, 6.00pm Info; Tyrannosaurus is the most famous dinosaur in the world, with its’ six tonne weight and bone crushing bite, but how did the tyrannosaurs come to dominate their prehistoric world? Join palaeontologist Dr David Hone to find out about the evolution, ecology and behaviour of this fascinating group of dinosaurs. [...]
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – Faust and the Mozart Concertos
Where; Royal Festival Hall When; 18th April, 7.00pm Info; International star violinist Isabelle Faust returns to join the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in an outstanding performance of two major classical works for violin; Mozart’s violin concertos and Haydn’s Symphony No.49. Alongside this, there will also be a pre-concert talk in the Clore Ballroom [...]
Where; The Roundhouse When; 10th – 23rd April Info; French acrobatic troupe Compagnie XY bring their spectacular show It’s Not Yet Midnight… to the Roundhouse for its UK premiere. This breath taking show demonstrates unforgettable stunts as featuring flying and fighting, dancing and danger, as 22 acrobats effortlessly catapult each other through the air, performing jaw-dropping circus [...]
Britten Sinfonia – Bach’s St John Passion
Where; Barbican When; 14th April, 6.00pm Info; Celebrated tenor, Mark Padmore has gained particular acclaim for his numerous appearances as Evangelist in Bach Passions. He describes Bach’s music as ‘an endless journey of discovery’, and he will certainly be bringing this love for the music and sense of dramatic intention to this inimitable Easter performance at [...]
Yuja Wang, piano
Where; Royal Festival Hall When; 11th April, 7.30pm Info; There is only one Yuja Wang. The young Chinese pianist rose to prominence while still in her teens. She begins her recital in a mood of introspection, beginning with Three Piano Pieces from the last year of Schubert’s life. Then turning to Brahms, before ending the [...]
Easter Dance Courses
Where; The Place When; 8th – 12th April Info; Get on your dancing shoes, with the Place this Easter… Whether you are a seasoned pro, fancy learning a new skill, or simply just want to strut your stuff and have some fun then there is a course for you. Suitable for every age and every [...]
Duet Philharmonic Orchestra – Gustav Mahler Symphony No5.
Where; Royal Festival Hall When; 10th April, 7.30pm Info; The most exhilarating youth orchestra comprising the best-of-the-best students from around the world studying in the UK. For this unforgettable concert the Duet Philharmonic Orchestra will be joined by Oxana Shevchenko, winner of the 2010 Scottish International Piano Competition. Duet Philharmonic Orchestra – Gustav Mahler Symphony [...]
Explosive Food
Where; Royal Institution When; 10th April, 2.30 & 6.00pm Info; See food in a new light. Find out about the incredible amount of energy contained in the food that goes in your mouth in this show packed with exciting chemistry and physics demonstrations. Due to its popularity the RI are treating you to a matinee [...]
Marin Alsop, Colin Currie & Britten-Pears Orchestra
Where; Royal Festival Hall When; 7th April, 7.30pm “…a gripping exhilaratingly good orchestral playing, surging with energy, and collective daring” **** The Guardian Info; This evening’s concert is perfect for first-time concert-goers or those who wish to learn more about classical music. You are warmly invited to join the Southbank centre in a fantastic evening’s [...]
Wellcome Collection Macho – Friday Late Spectacular
Where; Wellcome Collection When; 7th April, 7.00 – 11.00pm This April you are warmly invited to join the Wellcome Collection as they discover what it really means to me manly? Exploring the delicate art and complex science of masculinity. They will be trying to comprehend the answers to the big questions; what is manliness? Can [...]
London Symphony Orchestra – BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concerts
Where; LSO St Luke’s When; 6th, 13th & 27th April Info; London Symphony Orchestra are back with another season of BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concerts, featuring artists and collaborators; Narek Hakhnazaryan & Pavel Kolesnikov, Rebecca Gilliver, Christian Poltera & Alban Gerhardt. This extraordinary season of miniature recitals are the perfect bite size classical concerts to [...]
RUN – 2faced Dance
Where; The Place When; 4th & 5th April, 8.00pm “Exciting, hypnotic and strangely beautiful” The Guardian Fight or flight? There is always a choice. Info; A gritty and adventurous triple bill, RUN is a choreography like no other… Showing the darker side of humanity through an explosion of movement, theatre and design. You better be [...]
Kinoteka 15 closing gala
Where; Barbican When; 5th April, 8.00pm Festival Highlight Info; Celebrating the 15th anniversary of KINOTEKA Polish Film Festival, the Polish Cultural Institute and the Barbican Centre present a unique, specially commissioned show by much loved British Sea Power, as they play live to screenings of some of the very best animation shorts. Kinoteka 15 closing [...]
City of London Sinfonia – CLOSER: THE SOLDIER’S TALE
Where; Village Underground When; 5th April, 7.30pm Info; The last in the magnificent series of concerts Folk Tunes tall Tales is set to be a truly stunning evening’s entertainment. You are warmly invited to join City if London Sinfonia as they tell the tale of a soldier returning from war that is tricked by the [...]
KINOTEKA – Polish Film Festival
Where; All across London When; Now showing – 5th April Info; The annual Polish Film Festival, KINOTEKA, is back in London for its 15th year this April. With a phenomenal program of films, talks and Q & A’s that shine a light on the very best bits of Polish cinema and culture. #kinoteka2017 KINOTEKA
Goldsmith Choral Union – Handel Te Deums & Bach Magnificat
Where; Cadogan Hall When; 5th April, 7.30pm Info; Sung in the fabulous Cadogan Hall, Goldsmith Choral Union will be joined by the Musicians of London and conducted by Brian Wright, as they sing three classic pieces of the great Baroque era. This sensational concert promises to be a true music treat for any Baroque fan. [...]
Where; Lyric Hammersmith When Now Showing – 8th April Info; Acclaimed Australian writer Matthew Whittet presents a unique play which sees a cast of veteran stage actors take on the role of a group of teenagers. Set in that time after the end of the last day of school, but just before everyone moves on. [...]
Greenwich Dance
Season of dance continues When; Now showing – until April Info; This March sees no slowing down for the imaginative, interactive and interesting season of dance from Greenwich Dance. From Tea Danes (suitable for all ages plus tea and cake included), St Patrick’s day celebrations and U Dance urban performances, there really is something for [...]