Thinking On Sunday: Expansion Rebellion – Stop the Third Runway, Save the World
This is a story of hope in the face of widespread consternation over the global climate crisis. Celeste Hicks traces the dramatic story of how campaigning lawyers prepared the case to stop Heathrow Airport’s third runway.
We are delighted to welcome back the Primrose Piano Quartet who will be opening our autumn series of concerts with a feast of colourful French works, alongside Mozart's evergreen E flat quartet, one of the first works written for this combination of instruments.
The Minerva Piano Trio perform a new arrangement of Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite by Richard Birchall, made to celebrate the ballet suite’s 100th anniversary. We will also hear one of Richard's own compositions and a further new arrangement of Caroline Shaw’s piece by Annie Yim, the trio's pianist.
Described by Bernard Greenhouse as "the new Beaux Arts Trio", the Greenwich Trio are earning a formidable reputation. Their performance for Conway Hall foregrounds the contributions made to the repertoire by Clara Schumann and Fanny Mendelssohn, alongside their male colleagues.
I Musicanti is made up by distinguished performers in some of the best orchestras. What unites them is their ceaseless musical curiosity, a palpable sense of adventure and an unswerving commitment to excellence.
"Brilliant and distinctive…fresh and new…makes the music’s architecture expressive in its own right" (The Telegraph). The Jubilee Quartet's recent recording of Haydn drew rave reviews from the press. For their return to Conway Hall, they begin with some Haydn before an exciting combination of Schubert works.
The 2022 CAVATINA Intercollegiate Chamber Music Competition First Prize was awarded to Trio Havisham, from the Royal Northern College of Music, and we are excited to welcome them for their Conway Hall debut!
Can Your Identity Survive The 21st Century? - Tracey Follows
In this online talk, futurist Tracey Follows explores the new ideas and technological advances that will shape our world and our identities. 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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