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Music

Shostakovich, commemorating the 40th anniversary: Rautio Trio plays Bernstein, Copland & Shostakovich

Thursday, 10 September 2015 - 7:30pm / Hall One

The Rautio Trio will perform dramatic 20th century works spanning two decades leading to the end of the Second World War. The programme also celebrates the life and work of Shostakovich on the 40th anniversary of his death.

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Music

Serious presents... Patty Griffin: The Servant of Love Tour + Ryan Culwell

Thursday, 10 September 2015 - 8:00pm / Hall Two

Alongside this intimate concert, accompanied only by David Pulkingham, Grammy-Award winning artist Patty Griffin will release 'Servant Of Love' on September 11, her tenth album.

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Exhibition

ChamberStudio Exhibition

Friday, 11 September 2015 - 9:00am / Concert Level (-2)

Free event 11th-13th September Music Foyer ChamberStudio provides coaching, inspiration and encouragement for promising young chamber music ensembles in the early stages of their careers.

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Music

Kings Place Festival Opening Parade: Young Pilgrims

Friday, 11 September 2015 - 5:30pm / Kings Place

Come and join the rock-induced, brass band madness of Young Pilgrims as they march from the Granary Square Steps to Tarporley Canal Boat where they'll be kicking off what's set to be an incredible Kings Place Festival!

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Music

Ayanna Witter-Johnson

Friday, 11 September 2015 - 6:15pm / Hall Two

Singer/cellist and composer Ayanna Witter-Johnson 'has to be heard to be believed' (Time Out). She is a performer of extraordinary versatility and her intimate live shows leave you spellbound. She will be showcasing material from her highly anticipated forthcoming debut album.

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Spoken Word

Paul Strathern: Impersonating Rimbaud

Friday, 11 September 2015 - 6:15pm / St Pancras Room

The distinguished Faber & Faber novelist Paul Strathern talks about his book 'A Season in Abyssinia'. This celebrated novel imagines the life and relationships of the French poet Arthur Rimbaud during the period after he gave up poetry and settled in the ‘forbidden’ city of Harar, Ethiopia.

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Music

Duotone

Friday, 11 September 2015 - 6:45pm / Box Office Stage

Duotone is the alias of songwriter Barney Morse-Brown, cellist with multiplatinum artist Birdy, BBC Folk Award winners the Imagined Village, Chris Wood, Eliza Carthy & Jackie Oates. Single-handedly disproving the myth that ‘men can’t multi-task’, his mesmerising solo performances of multi-instrumental live looping move seamlessly between riotous energy and heartfelt intimacy.

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Music

London Sinfonietta: A Guided Tour of 20th Century Music

Friday, 11 September 2015 - 7:30pm / Hall One

The London Sinfonietta will attempt the impossible, and in one hour guide curious listeners through the story of 20th century classical music with narrative and slides. This is a programme perfect for people who want to get their bearings on an extraordinary century of musical change.

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Music

Lula & The BeBops

Friday, 11 September 2015 - 8:00pm / Box Office Stage

Lula & The BeBops play no-nonsense, stripped down jumpin’ jivin’ rockin’ rhythm 'n' blues. Make sure that you bring your dancing shoes because Lula and her boys will get you in the mood for a party!

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Comedy

Felicity Ward: The Iceberg

Friday, 11 September 2015 - 8:30pm / St Pancras Room

'Felicity Ward is one of the sharpest observational comics around... an eminently likable and fearless performer whose shows get stronger every year.' Guardian (Edinburgh 2014)

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