Join Czech musical star Tomáš Vaněk, known for his leading roles in musicals such as The Phantom of the Opera and Wicked, in getting in the festive spirit for a Christmas concert performing classics in English, Czech and Slovak.
To close our autumn 2023 season, we welcome back the Zoffany Ensemble in a colourful programme of works for large ensemble: an early Divertimento by Mozart, Beethoven’s Septet - one of his most popular works in his lifetime - as well as Berwald's B flat septet, inspired by Beethoven’s masterpiece.
From dusty Americana to playful jazz re-workings, every record Kathryn Williams puts her name to burns with a meticulousness and honesty. She will be joined by Dominie Hooper, a London-based, Dartmoor-born guitarist, cellist, singer & songwriter breathing new life into alternative music through seeds of alt-rock and British folk.
Kick-starting our spring season are the Rossetti Ensemble, formed of some of London's finest chamber musicians. Joining the ensemble are Sara Trickey and John Lenehan for an evening of Mozart, Poulenc and Schubert.
Ethical Matters: Why Black Lives in Britain Matter
In the rush to address inequality and prejudice, Britain has followed the lead of America. We absorb its arguments and follow its agenda. Tomiwa Owolade asks if we are looking in the wrong place? To build a more effective anti-racist agenda we must acknowledge the differences exist Britain and America.
Sunday Concerts: Sam Coles, Tim Lowe & Andrew Brownell
Since winning 2nd Prize at the 2006 Leeds Competition, Andrew Brownell has pursued an active and varied international performing career. For his long-awaited return to Conway Hall, he joins colleagues Sam Coles (principal flute, Philharmonia Orchestra) and cellist Tim Lowe in a varied programme of gems for flute, cello and piano.
In this online talk, barrister Sam Fowles was part of the team that took the Prime Minister to court when he illegally prorogued Parliament. Fowles helped reveal the rot at the heart of a trusted national institution. We shouldn’t have to take our rulers to court just to get them to follow the rules. At a crucial juncture for British governance, Fowles urges us not to take our freedoms for granted. This talk was recorded in August 2022. Conway Hall, London: Where Ethics Matter. To find out more about our programme of talks and concerts, visit conwayhall.org.uk or find us on social media. Conway Hall is a registered charity and as such we are reliant on donations, now more than ever. You can learn more about our origins and history, join our mailing list, make a donation or even become a member of the Ethical Society by visiting conwayhall.org.uk/donation. And if you enjoyed this podcast, don’t forget to like and subscribe.
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