Edinburgh Art Festival and 14-
The first Dazzle Ship in Scotland has been unveiled on Leith Dock by Edinburgh Art Festival (EAF) and
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Rosenblatt Recitals announces a packed season of performances
London’s only international opera recital series — announces its 2016/17 season, demonstrating the breadth and wealth of talent the series is renowned for. As in previous seasons, recitalists include both up-
For the first concert in its 20th Anniversary series at Wigmore Hall, the Jerusalem Quartet is joined by Sharon Kam in Brahms’s Clarinet Quintet, a work famed for its autumnal warmth and tonal beauty. The concert’s first half comprises Beethoven’s Op. 18 No. 6, a potent blend of classicism and romanticism, and Bartók’s third string quartet, judged by early critics as a model of classical perfection in chamber music.
A festival of arts in unexpected places
Each summer, InTRANSIT provides exciting avenues for people of all ages to explore and enjoy innovative experimentation and new artistic collaborations in places and spaces across Kensington and Chelsea. Now in its tenth year, the festival celebrates the changing urban landscape, making use of public and private spaces throughout the borough.
This July, London will host The Art Conference (TAC), bringing together a programme of international keynote speakers from the worlds of technology, art and culture. TAC is founded by contemporary art curator Tina Ziegler in partnership with The IWSC Group. Bermondsey’s The Ugly Duck, a three-
The exhibition hall will be transformed into a maze of mini-
Wigmore Hall celebrates its 115th anniversary with three concerts and worldwide webcasts on medici.tv
Devised specially by Chief Executive and Artistic Director, John Gilhooly, the three-
Following a successful launch in 2015, Block Universe returns for its second edition with a week-
With the theme of The Future Perfect, performances will explore relationality in a mediated society, the construction of identity alongside body enhancement, aging and immortality. Using the motifs of shared experience, relationality, individualism and anonymity as experienced through technology to locate the virtual in physical time and space, artists will focus on historical and future representations of the self as embodied in the present.
This year’s edition of Block Universe will be accompanied by a public programme consisting of talks, film screenings and workshops.
June 6, 7.30pm
Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor, 1904 version
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor, Op 74 ‘Pathétique’
Maxim Vengerov and the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
Violinist Maxim Vengerov joins Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra for a programme of Sibelius’s rarely heard Violin Concerto, and Tchaikovsky’s ‘Pathetique’ Symphony, which the composer described as ‘the best thing I ever composed or shall compose.’ It is a creation evoking profound intimacy and deep introspection.
Maxim Vengerov violin/conductor
Marios Papadopoulos conductor
Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
June 9, 7.30pm
Dvořák Overture: Othello
Bartók Violin Concerto No 1
Dvořák Symphony No 8
Daniel Harding conductor
Lisa Batiashvili violin
London Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra / Daniel Harding
with Lisa Batiashvili
The LSO’s Principal Guest Conductor’s second concert this month contrasts an achingly poignant concerto with a pastoral folk-
Returning to the LSO for the first time in 10 years, Lisa Batiashvili performs Bartók’s First Violin Concerto. Written for the composer’s true love – violinist Stefi Geyer – the piece, and Bartok himself, were sadly rejected by the dedicatee. Subsequently held back from performance for fifty years it remains a bitter-
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Lisa Spirling the newTheatre503 Artistic Director
Theatre503 is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Spirling as their new Artistic Director. Lisa is currently the Artistic Coordinator of the JMK Trust’s Regional Directors Program and was previously programming director at Theatre503. She will take up the post in August 2016.