In this special anniversary series, the acclaimed Brodsky Quartet perform Beethoven’s late string quartets. Op. 135 is the surprise finale of the late quartets, a work which radiates good humour and acceptance.
The charismatic young South African cellist, Abel Selaocoe joins the BBC Singers for Gubaidulina’s spiritual tour de force, the Canticle of the Sun. Written for Rostropovich, her radiantly mystical setting of the St Francis’s prayer
Acclaimed vocal ensemble VOCES8 present music rooted in nature – from extravagant Elizabethan idylls, styled for their queen ‘Oriana’, to a set of Monteverdi madrigals in which an Arcadian shepherd pines for a nymph.
A lecture recital on Bach’s iconic Goldberg Variations featuring acclaimed pianist Charles Owen as well as mathematician and Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science, Marcus du Sautoy.
Beethoven stormed into Vienna in his early twenties, improvising at the piano in a dazzling new way. David Owen Norris explores this phase of Beethoven’s career with the aid of an 1802 Schantz Grand Pianoforte.
Six internationally-acclaimed pianist friends team up in various pairings for an evening of enormous variety, including Stravinsky’s seminal masterpiece The Rite of Spring and a new work by Sally Beamish.
The eminent principals of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble perform Beethoven’s Septet, a work which possesses an easy-going charm and uncontainable exuberance.
The flamenco guitarist Dani de Morón is a leading performer of his generation, who has always worked alongside legendary flamenco performers: when he was in his 20s, he toured with Paco de Lucía as his second guitarist. He has
Come and hear the future stars of the guitar – IGF’s YAP presents the very best of young international talent. YAP offers much needed opportunities for young guitarists in the early stages of their careers. Audition winners