London International Music Festival: Batimbo Percussion Magique
Join the London International Music Festival for its closing event with a special performance by Batimbo Percussion Magique from Burundi. It will be a great cultural event of rhythmic repertoire, dance and song. The evening includes a joint performance with London African Drumming and concludes with an Open Jam session.
The arena rumbles with anticipation. The combatants await their fates. Destinies will be forged in combat.
Witness a compelling, emotionally-driven professional wrestling extravaganza as it delves into the past to recover its roots and bring this ancient tradition back to form.
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!
The Schwarzenberg Trio's Conway Hall début was one of the casualties of the Covid-19 pandemic, and we are so pleased that we are finally able to welcome this distinguished Austrian ensemble and their "technical finesse".
First prize winners of the 2019 Joseph Joachim International Chamber Music Competition, as well as the 2018 St Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Music Competition, the Barbican Quartet are quickly establishing themselves internationally.
With performances ranging from Bach to Mompou, Maria Canyigueral's performances at Conway Hall have become a true highlight. Her recital comprises Beethoven's three sonatas of opus 2, the first of his 'magnum opus' of 32 sonatas spanning his whole compositional life.
The Berkeley Ensemble join forces with Conway Hall's Director of Music, Simon Callaghan, to play two of the most-loved works for clarinet trio. Their programme concludes with a true 'party piece', Dohnányi's Sextet for clarinet, horn, strings and piano - a truly exuberant way to close our autumn series of concerts at Conway Hall.
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