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The Smith Quartet plays Bang on a Can + Q&A with David Lang

Thursday, 5 March 2015 - 8:00pm / Hall One

In 1987 three American composers - Julia Wolfe, David Lang and Michael Gordon – gave a 12-hour marathon festival of mostly unknown music in a New York art gallery. Nearly 30 years later Bang on a Can has become a major force in new music.

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JazzEast featuring Gilad Atzmon

Saturday, 7 March 2015 - 8:00pm / Hall One

After a successful performance of Reflection of Silence at Kings Place in March 2014, which was selected in Songlines Magazine's 10 Top UK Live events, JazzEast is a new collaboration between Mehdi and Adib Rostami and internationally acclaimed virtuoso Gilad Atzmon.

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Music, Spoken Word

Word/Play – John Lill & John Suchet: A Morning with Beethoven

Sunday, 8 March 2015 - 11:30am / Hall One

Internationally acclaimed pianist John Lill is renowned for his interpretations of Beethoven. He has performed the Beethoven Sonata cycle many times, most recently in 2013. He joins Classic FM presenter and Beethoven biographer John Suchet to perform such favorites as Moonlight and Appassionata sonatas, and to discuss the composer's music and life.

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ChamberStudio Masterclass: Peter Cropper (Linos Piano Trio) & Krysia Osostowicz (Tormenta Trio)

Sunday, 8 March 2015 - 2:30pm / Kings Place

The Linos Piano Trio, one of ChamberStudio’s 2014-15 Mentorship groups, is coached by their Mentor and Former Lindsay Quartet first violin, Peter Cropper. Chamber music specialist and founder member of the Dante String Quartet, Krysia Osostowicz also coaches the Tormenta Trio.

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LCMS – Ensemble MidtVest: Carl Nielsen 150th Birthday Concert

Sunday, 8 March 2015 - 6:30pm / Hall One

To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Danish composer Carl Nielsen, we welcome one of Denmark’s most eminent chamber groups, Ensemble MidtVest.

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Spoken Word

Colonising England: Tales of 1970s Immigrant Life

Monday, 9 March 2015 - 7:00pm / Hall Two

Literary cabaret, Speaky Spokey, presents tales amongst immigrants in the forbidding 1970s.

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Music

Hear My Soul: Cynthia Erivo

Monday, 9 March 2015 - 8:30pm / Hall One

For one night only, Cynthia Erivo appears in her first ever solo concert. Cynthia’s critically acclaimed performance in ‘The Color Purple’ at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory defined her as one of our leading stars of British Musical Theatre.

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Schubert: The Great Piano Works – 4 Impromptus + Sonatas D664 & D958

Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 7:30pm / Hall One

The second of great Schubertian pianist Martino Tirimo's five concerts celebrating Schubert's greatest Sonatas and major piano works.

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Leonore Trio: The Complete Beethoven Piano Trios, Concert I

Friday, 13 March 2015 - 7:30pm / Hall One

The first concert of the Leonore Trio's cycle presents Beethoven's mighty Archduke Trio alongside the first work deemed by Beethoven as his Op.1.

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Calan: 'Dinas' Album Launch

Friday, 13 March 2015 - 8:00pm / Hall Two

Fiddles, guitar, accordion, bagpipes and step dancing explode into life as Calan perform songs and tunes from their soon to be released album, Dinas. Infectious guitar rhythms and high voltage routines give way to beautiful and haunting songs...

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