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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.