St John’s Smith Square’s 35th Christmas Festival with live audience and streamed live

St John’s Smith Square postpones live concerts throughout November but announces
35th Christmas Festival

Further to the Government announcement of new national restrictions, St John’s Smith Square will not be operating any public events between Thursday 5th November and Wednesday 2nd December inclusive.  SJSS are working to reschedule all concerts due to take place during this period to new dates in 2021. 

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PIANIST ELEONOR BINDMAN IN CONVERSATION WITH ROBERT BEATTIE

Pianist Eleonor Bindman talks to Robert Beattie

Eleonor Bindman (c) Masataka Suemitsu

Eleonor Bindman is a New York based pianist and chamber musician who has received extensive praise for her piano transcriptions. The New York Times commented on her ‘lively, clear textured and urbane’ performances and ‘impressive clarity of purpose and a full grasp of the music’s spirit’. Eleonor has appeared at Carnegie Hall, The 92 Street Y, Merkin Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and on solo concerto engagements with the National Music Week Orchestra, the Staten Island Symphony, the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, the New York Youth Symphony, and The Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra of Moscow, Russia. She is a prize winner of the New Orleans, Busoni and Jose Iturbi international piano competitions and is a recipient of a National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts award.

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Young Concert Artists announces 2020 events

Young Concert Artists announces 60th anniversary season

The 60th anniversary season of the Young Concert Artists opens on 21 October with a concert streaming live from Merkin Hall that will feature performances by an array of artists representing YCA’s remarkable history. The program will include solo and chamber works by Ravel, Bach, Handel and Higdon, as well as the world premiere of a partita for solo violin by YCA Composer Chris Rogerson. (Rogerson is represented by Young Concert Artists, Inc., and served as YCA Composer-in-Residence from 2010-2012. In 2016, he joined the Musical Studies Faculty at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.)

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Sadler’s Wells’ Digital Stage In Focus and Autumn 2020 performances with live audience

                                                             

Sadler’s Wells announces a special socially distanced season for Autumn 2020 

Sadler’s Wells is excited to announce a special new season of live dance and digital content for Autumn 2020, including further performances for socially distanced audiences at Sadler’s Wells Theatre and new details for online programme, Digital Stage In Focus:

  • Live dance continues at Sadler’s Wells this autumn with more performances for socially distanced audiences announced, including Christmas dates, and performances from a stellar line-up of Sadler’s Wells associate companies and artists, including English National Ballet, Alexander Whitley Dance Company, Breakin’ Convention and Ballo Arthur Pita
  • English National Ballet returns to Sadler’s Wells for its first performances since lockdown with a specially commissioned programme of world premieres featuring choreography by Arielle Smith, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Russell Maliphant, Yuri Possokhov and Stina Quagebeur
  • Alexander Whitley Dance Company’s new work Overflow receives its London premiere in November, following earlier cancellations due to the Coronavirus pandemic
  • Breakin’ Convention returns to Sadler’s Wells with Social DisDancingfeaturing new performances from Boy Blue, AIM and Jamaal O’Driscoll
  • Ballo Arthur Pita’s magical The Little Match Girl returns for the festive season, staged in Sadler’s Wells Theatre for the first-time following Christmas performances in the Lilian Baylis Studio
  • Tickets for all performances announced today are available via priority booking from Monday 12 October and on public sale from Thursday 15 October
  • Digital Stage In Focus continues online featuring Sadler’s Wells collaborations with world-leading dance companies ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company and Candoco Dance Companywith full details of bespoke content for digital audiences and participants announced today
  • More digital offerings announced include a new documentary charting the National Youth Dance Company’s special Sadler’s Wells residency and Sadler’s Wells first Virtual Gala

For more information and tickets click here.

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‘Man of the People’: The 15th International Malcolm Arnold Festival online in October 2020

The 15th International Malcolm Arnold Festival
‘A Man of the People’
17 – 18 October 2020
Live-streamed and FREE to view

‘A Man of the People’ is the theme of this year’s Malcolm Arnold Festival; the annual celebration packed with music, films and talks on this multi-faceted composer and his music. Available online for the first time, listeners will be able to join proceedings via the website portal over 17th – 18th October 2020: for more information click here.

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra On Demand – October and November 2020

 

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra On Demand – stream concerts from our Hall to your home this autumn

Starting on Wednesday 30 September, 7pm audiences can purchase (£10) and stream seven digital concerts from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Concerts will be available online for 30 days from the broadcast date.

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A Suitable Stirring Solution for the Pandemic

Eternal gratitude is what I feel when my excellent ear training for the musicality of the spoken word is needed. Whatever the situation. It goes back to the time I was at London University’s Institute of Education, studying for the Postgraduate Certificate in Music Education, just specifically introduced for Music two years earlier. It would … Read more

Scottish Chamber Orchestra announces a series of streamed performances

Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s streamed performances in October

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra continues its commitment to bringing world-class music to audiences at home throughout October, with four evening chamber concerts filmed at The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh and two lunchtime concerts live-streamed from St Andrews University.

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO) today announces six further streamed concerts throughout October as part of its autumn Season, featuring music by Brahms, Handel, Coleridge-Taylor and Philidor.

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