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Christiane Karg soprano
Gerold Huber piano
Es war einmal… ‘Märchenhafte Sagenwelt’
Saturday 16 September 7.30pm
Young Musicians from
The Purcell School
Beethoven, Alkan, Scarlatti and more
Thursday 21 September 7.30pm
Talented young musicians from The Purcell School perform solo recitals with piano accompaniment.
The Purcell School is one of the UK’s leading specialist music schools and holds the UNESCO Mozart Gold Medal in recognition of its unique contribution to music, education and international culture.
‘…it gives me great hope for the future of the music profession when I hear what these young people are capable of’
Sir Simon Rattle CBE
Tuesday 19 September 7.30pm
Vox Luminis turns to sacred works by Johann Sebastian Bach and his contemporaries, including his first cousin Johann Christoph Bach as well as Dietrich Buxtehude. Young JS Bach famously walked the 250 miles from Arnstadt to Lübeck to hear Buxtehude at work and ‘in order to comprehend one thing and another about his art’.
Royal College of Music welcomes back Vladimir Ashkenazy for its Autumn Season
The Royal College of Music (RCM) announces its 2017 Autumn Season, which includes a concert of Russian music at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall under the baton of Vladimir Ashkenazy. The RCM Symphony Orchestra performs pieces by Rachmaninov and Shostakovich as part of the Philharmonia Orchestra’s series Voices of Revolution: Russia 1917. Back in South Kensington, a series of themed chamber concerts illustrate this turbulent period of history.
After a brief stint in side projects that saw her appearing at Reading Festival and on Later…with Jools Holland, the London-
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Adapted by Nick Lane
This September, a thrilling new adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s dark psychological fantasy, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, will be embarking on a five month UK tour, immersing audiences in the myth and mystery of 19th century London.
Life and death take centre stage in still life exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery.
Nature Morte seeks to illustrate how leading artists of the 21st century have reinvigorated still life, a genre previously synonymous with the 16th and 17th centuries. This major exhibition will be one of the largest ever presented at the Guildhall Art Gallery with works displayed by artists including Mat Collishaw, Michael Craig-
Bartholomew LaFollette: Brahms
Works for Cello and Piano
British/American cellist Bartholomew LaFollette makes his debut recording on Champs Hill Records with a programme of Brahms, bookended by the two great sonatas for cello, the second of which (F major Op 99) is heard in the brand new edition by Bärenreiter.
Wigmore Hall September
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Gina McKee to play Boudica in new production at Shakespeare’s Globe
Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce that Gina McKee will be playing the title role in Eleanor Rhode’s forthcoming production of Tristan Bernays’ new play Boudica, opening Friday 8 September. The final production of Emma Rice’s Summer of Love season, Boudica charts the story of one of Britain’s most famous warrior queens.
Acclaimed and award-
Includes the world premiere recording of a piece by Tibor Serly, better known as the completer of Bartok’s Viola Concerto. Plane discovered the piece quite by accident, through a chance meeting with saxophonist Chris Gradwell who had originally intended to give the UK premiere. "I couldn’t believe that such an atmospheric and infectiously witty piece had lain undiscovered for so long.” The music embraces the spirit of Hollywood, albeit tongue-