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The Cardinall's Musick
Andrew Carwood director
Out of the Deep
Tuesday 18 July 7.30pm
The destinies of Spain and England were closely intertwined in the 1500s, brought together by dynastic marriages and forced apart by religious strife, colonial rivalry and ruinous wars.
The Cardinall’s Musick and Andrew Carwood give voice to the austere beauty of Morales’s Requiem mass, written after the Spanish composer’s homecoming following more than a decade as a member of the papal chapel in Rome.
Arcangelo; Jonathan Cohen director, harpsichord; Sophie Junker soprano
Clérambault, Couperin and de Montéclair
Friday 21 July 7.00pm (please note start time)
Arcangelo’s final concert as Wigmore Hall’s Baroque Ensemble in Residence closes with a dramatic invocation of post-
Two sonatas from François Couperin’s ambitious portrait of four Catholic nations underline the inventive wealth of French music during the early 1700s.
Vijay Iyer Trio
Vijay Iyer Jazz Residency
Vijay Iyer piano
Stephen Crump double bass
Tyshawn Sorey drums
Thurday 20 July 7.30pm
For the second instalment of his Jazz Residency, Vijay Iyer brings his critically acclaimed trio to Wigmore Hall.
Renowned for pushing boundaries, exploring radiating grooves and innovative polyrhythms, the group’s music is pioneering yet firmly rooted in tradition. Influential albums, along with countless glowing reviews, have helped boost its reputation as one of the pivotal jazz bands of the twenty-
Classics by Elgar and Mendelssohn plus a magical British rediscovery, as Chineke! Orchestra makes its Birmingham debut.
Everyone loves Nimrod, but there’s more to Elgar’s Enigma Variations than just an unforgettable musical portrait gallery of his Worcestershire friends. Mendelssohn’s popular Violin Concerto and the passionate, unfairly-
For one night only, London Russian Ballet School (LRBS) will continue its collaboration with the world-
700 children from Lambeth, Brent, South West and West London, who have never visited a theatre to see ballet and most of whom have never heard of the Bolshoi Ballet, will join the audience at the London Palladium for free, with transport provided. Romantic Revolution is a philanthropic endeavour to engage these young children in ballet and impart the richness of this art.
Royal College of Music to fund three full scholarships for BAME students studying at the RCM in 2018/19.
The Royal College of Music is to fund three UK students from ethnic minority backgrounds who wish to study for the BMus course at the RCM beginning in 2018/19. UK black and minority ethnic (BAME) musicians are currently under-
The annual celebration of the River Thames returns with a creative and diverse programme that inspires, connects and enthrals -
This year's programme is curated around the timely issue of plastic pollution in our rivers and oceans, Handel's 300th Anniversary of Water Music, and stories of the river.
Mrs Orwell -
The production will explore the private side of one of the most public icons of the 20th century. This theme of public and private contrasts will be reflected in the staging by having a built in hospital corridor behind Room 65, the hospital room where the action takes place.
Wigmore Hall July
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Prom 38: Rachmaninov – All-
Sung unaccompanied, the Vigil is a choral tour de force, pushing the singers to the limits of both range and dynamics. The effect is strikingly dramatic, encompassing the ecstatic choral celebration of the Resurrection Hymn ‘Today salvation has come’ and the infinite tenderness of the ‘Ave Maria’.
This summer, award-
The tour will include two special performances in Leicester Cathedral -
at the Vaudeville Theatre
Classic Spring, a new theatre company from former Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe Dominic Dromgoole, announces the first casting and creatives for a year-
Written by Morgan Lloyd Malcom, The Wasp is an electric thriller asking how far beyond the playground we carry our childhood experiences and what lengths we are willing to go to overcome them.
Why do hurt people hurt people? Can we transcend and forgive others for the misguided wrongs done to us in childhood?
Heather and Carla haven't seen each other since school. Their lives have taken very different paths -
The Red Lion
The Red Lion is a powerful, funny and touching locker room drama that reaches beyond the beautiful game, exploring contrasting ideas about loyalty, ambition and what it takes to win, from the perspectives of three different generations.
Director Max Roberts' new version, set in the dressing room of a semi-
After running a successful scratch night and 24 hour play event, new collaborative theatre company emberfly theatre now come to Theatre N16 with their first full-
This new devised piece sees six of Shakespeare's women plucked from their individual plays, placed with us in the here and now in the 21st Century.
Instead of Lady Macbeth, you get Emma: Still a powerhouse, still ambitious but a bit less murderous. What about Ophelia? Would she be the same? Maybe not… Effie, inspired by both Ophelia and Hamlet, still struggles with her mental health, but wouldn't any actor with 20 jobs? Who is Juliet without Romeo?
Soul of a Nation shines a bright light on the vital contribution of Black artists to a dramatic period in American art and history.
Until 22 October 2017
This major UK exhibition of new works by celebrated artist and illustrator Sir Quentin Blake (b. 1932) explores challenging issues from mental health to the refugee crisis.
Until 15 October 2017 Jerwood Gallery
Marking the 60th anniversary of his death and the centenary of his commission as an official war artist in 1917, Wyndham Lewis: Life, Art, War will comprise of more than 160 artworks, books, journals and pamphlets from major public and private, national and international collections. Until 01 January 2018.