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Soundpit

November 23, 2019 - February 23, 2020
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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£8.00

Have you ever wondered what sound feels like? Or what music looks like? Play in giant sandpits illuminated by beautiful graphics, creating music with your own movements. Run your hands through the sand, sit in it or even walk across it. You are the composer of your own masterpiece. There are seven Soundpit sessions each […]

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11:00 am

Chineke! Juniors

February 23 @ 11:00 am
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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Free

Scale the heights of a musical adventure with the junior orchestra, from the violin all the way to the contrabass. In a fun-filled journey, explore music-making and storytelling from top to bottom. Get familiar with all the instruments involved in building a story and watch as the orchestra creates a fantastical scene right in front […]

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11:30 am

Same Same… But Different

February 23 @ 11:30 am
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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£9.00

Colour, dance, music and storytelling combine in a playful family show by Sonia Sabri Company exploring difference and belonging. Mixing Kathak, hip-hop and contemporary dance with physical storytelling, the three performers conjure a magical atmosphere that celebrates our individuality, diversity and the bonds which connect us all. The piece is inspired by the well-known Anglo-Asian […]

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Meccore String Quartet

February 23 @ 11:30 am
Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street
London, W1U 2BP
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£14.00

Prizewinners at the 2012 Wigmore Hall London International String Quartet Competition, the Polish ensemble offers Smetana’s poignantly autobiographical work (1876), which refers to his hearing problems, while Krzysztof Penderecki’s 2008 work also delineates what the composer has described as his ‘personal journey’. Find out more here. 

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3:00 pm

Repeating Patterns

February 23 @ 3:00 pm
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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£5.00

Get into the rhythm with the London Sinfonietta and presenter Patrick Bailey at an event on minimalist music for ages 7 – 11. Delve into the mesmerising world of minimalism in a family concert, featuring music by composers Steve Reich, Philip Glass and Julia Wolfe. Discover how repeating musical patterns can create incredible sound-worlds, then […]

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7:30 pm

Chineke! Orchestra – Coleridge-Taylor & Beethoven

February 23 @ 7:30 pm
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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£15.00

Enchanting incidental music by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor leads into Beethoven’s gigantic Seventh Symphony, on the 250th anniversary of his birth. Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Othello Suite is taken from incidental music written for a production of the play in 1911. It features the bewitching ‘Children’s Intermezzo’. Former BBC New Generation Artist Tai Murray has been a key member of Chineke! […]

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