Mitsuko Uchida, piano

Where: Royal Festival Hall When: 28th November, 7.30pm Info: Part of International Piano Series The great pianist Mitsuko Uchida brings a series of Schubert’s piano sonatas to London. She performs four recitals, with two taking place this season and two next. Mitsuko Uchida, piano

The snapdragon’s tale: Evolutionary paths to species diversity

Where: Royal Institution When: 21st November, 7.00pm Info: Every species seems beautifully adapted to its way of life, so why do species ever change? In this year’s Genetics Society JBS Haldane Lecture, Enrico Coen will discuss how studying the snapdragon flower and its wild relatives is providing fresh answers. He will show how genes and […]

London Symphony Orchestra – Free Friday Lunchtime Concert

Where: LSO St Luke’s When: 17th November, 12.30pm Info: Make the most of your lunchbreak and enjoy a free, 45-minute informal concert at LSO St Luke’s. With live performances and introductions from presenter Rachel Leach, these free concerts are the perfect opportunity to learn more about music and the instruments of the orchestra, so just […]

Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time

Where: St John’s Smith Square When: 14th November, 7.30pm Info: Having appeared many times at Southbank Centre as a solo pianist, Steven Osborne performs for the first time as part of our International Chamber Music Series. Shostakovich’s Piano Trio No.2 moves from folk melodies to bitterly strident repetitions, from a sombre chaconne to a frenzied […]