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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 [...]
An evening with an Immigrant; Inua Ellams
I don’t quite know where to begin when reflecting upon An evening with an Immigrant… I couldn’t help but leave the theatre, feeling a strange mix of impassioned, inspired and yet utterly gutted. The tenacity and high spirits that Ellams captures and conveys throughout his works, are both impressive and yet harrowing. He tells his [...]
Yulianna Avdeeva, Piano
Part of International Piano Series Where; St John’s Smith Square When; 29th March, 7.30pm Info; Since winning first prize in the 2010 International Chopin Competition, Yulianna Avdeeva has delighted audiences worldwide. For this recital she will be taking us on an all-inclusive classical tour from Beethoven to Liszt, in what is set to be an emotive, [...]
English Chamber Orchestra
English Chamber Orchestra Cadogan Hall 29th March, 7.30pm The renowned English Chamber Orchestra is one of the most recorded chamber orchestras in the world, this sensational concert will see the addition of acclaimed young Japanese pianist Mami Shikimori in what is set to be a truly special rendition of Mozart’s Piano concerto No 23. English [...]
The Missing Light
Where; The Old Vic When; 23rd March – 4th April ‘You’re never too old for hopes and dreams… there’s always time for plans and schemes.’ Info; The missing light is an enchanting puppetry show suitable for ages 7+. This beautifully touching show is the story of Warple, who moves into a small fishing village by [...]
London Sinfonietta – Ligeti: Altered Time
TURNING POINTS Where; Kings Place When; 25th March, 7.00pm ‘I am in a prison’, György Ligeti once wrote. ‘One wall is the avant-garde, the other wall is the past, and I want to escape.’ Info; The third event in this new series from Kings Place celebrates one of the 20th century’s most progressive minds. In this [...]
Cinema matters: what the movies do to us
Where; Barbican When; Now Showing  – 27th April Info; You are invited to join the Barbican as they take a look at the unique ways in which cinema constructs us as spectators and the enormous cultural influence of the movies. So if you want to take a closer look at how films make us tick… [...]
JAM – Music of Our Time
Where; St. Bride’s Church, Fleet Street When; 23rd March, 7.45pm Info; JAM is a creative, dynamic, forward-thinking arts organisation, with new music at its core and they are back with their annual Music of Our Time concert which will be a treat for contemporary music lovers. This year its highlights include the 10th anniversary performance of Adam [...]
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – Steven Isserlis performs Haydn
Where; Royal Festival Hall When; 20th March, 7.00pm Info; Haydn’s Cello Concerto in C is one of music’s most enigmatic pieces, lost for two centuries before its rediscovery in the 1960s. You are invited to partake in a true musical treat, as soloist Steven Isserlis revisits this lost treasure of the classical world. This enticing [...]
From Heaven to Hell at the Movies – Sound of Cinema Live
BBC Concert Orchestra Where; Royal Festival Hall When; 19th March, 7.30pm Info; You know the moment in a film when it finally gets to the point? Redemption and joy, or perhaps damnation and pain? This live score is set to be the ultimate show stopper, as Radio 3’s Matthew Sweet presents a concert of classic [...]
As You Like It: Shakespeare reimagined Where; The place When; 15th – 18th March “A soulful search for gender identity” Jakarta Post Info; You are invited to join Rosalind as she ventures deep into a modern metropolises, where difficult days turn into wondrous nights. Follow her curious and courageous path to enlightenment in this magnificent [...]
Electricity: The spark of life
Where; Wellcome Collection When; Now showing – 25th June Info; The story of electricity is the story of life itself. From the structure of the atom to the functioning of our brains, this invisible yet vital force is intrinsic to human life. For centuries electricity has captivated inventors, scientists and artists alike, and in the [...]
Westminster Cathedral Choir & Orchestra – Miserere
Where; Westminster Cathedral When; 29th March, 7.30pm Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis – Vaughan Williams Seven Last Words from the Cross – James MacMillan Info; Since its foundation in 1901 Westminster Cathedral Choir has occupied a unique and enviable position at the forefront of English church music, famous both for its distinctive continental sound [...]
Love Classical (Festival of Classical Music)
Where; Royal Albert Hall Now Showing – 15th March Info; This sensational festival of classical music is set to burst onto the stage at the Royal Albert Hall, with an unforgettable line up of acts stretching the length and breadth of classical music. As well as classics for kids, Yoga with Live music and compositions [...]
Barbican Dance – Julie Cunningham & Company
Where; Barbican When; 8th – 11th March, 7.45pm Info; The next enlightening instalment from Barbican Dance is set to bring us a rare combination of dance and spoken word, this poignant piece forms part of her expressive double bill about gender and identity. From Greek mythology to Kate Tempest this inimitable performance is not one [...]
Stepmother / Stepfather
Where; The Place Arthur Pita & Headspacedance When; 2nd – 11th March Info; A darkly surreal double bill comes to The Place this March… This wickedly gruesome show guides you through the menacing world of grotesque folk law. Fairy tales are turned into nightmares as uncanny characters tell of twisted tales in this unconventional dance [...]
The Affordable Art Fair
Where; Battersea Park When; 9th- 12th March Info; The Affordable Art Fair is back with its spring edition at Battersea Park. As always they will be bringing you the very best in classical and contemporary art, at affordable prices. So if you are searching for work from skilled emerging artists, to help you settle in [...]
Where; Coronet – Printroom When; Now Showing – 11th March “Dancing bodies rarely look more beautiful than in the work of Russell Maliphant” (The Guardian) Info; For this special programme Maliphant curates an evening of intimate works especially for the Coronet and featuring past and present collaborators. This imaginative work sees a reimagining for its new home [...]
WOW – Women of the World
Where; Southbank Centre When; 7th – 12th March Info; The annual festival championing gender equality is back for another year at the Southbank. Celebrating the achievements of women and girls everywhere and examining the obstacles that keep them from fulfilling their potential. Hear influential and challenging speakers, take part in mentoring sessions and workshops, and [...]
NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo, Paavo Järvi
Where; Royal Festival Hall When; 6th March, 7.30pm Mahler 6; Takemitsu: Requiem for strings Info; This special instalment from the Southbank Centre’s classical season takes a look at one of the most traditional of Mahler’s symphonies, drawing listeners into its bleak yet irresistible momentum. In a special evening hosted by the NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo, [...]