The music: A deep meditation on God’s will, with standout moments for oboe and tenor and bass singers. The science: Is there life on other worlds? Science is slowly getting closer to finding an answer.
Classic Album Sundays tells the stories behind the albums that have shaped our culture. Dave Brubeck’s platinum 1959 album featuring Take Five is here contextualised and explored by Brubeck's son, Darius.
Saxophonist and broadcaster Soweto Kinch introduces Abstract, Joe Harriott's 1962 album that marks a milestone in British jazz. Part of Time Unwrapped, as well as The EFG London Jazz Festival’s Windrush season.
London International Arts Festival 2018 presents Nordic Raga, a collaboration between Swedish Folk Music and South Indian classical music Nordic Raga experiments with bringing more improvisation into Nordic folk music.
Autumn 2018 marks the centenary of Elgar’s Piano Quintet, which provides the culmination of this varied concert. The concert begins with Haydn’s beautiful C major Quartet from the Op. 54 set, a bright and sunny opening movement.
To commemorate the bicentenary of the Peterloo Massacre, a major event in Manchester’s history, and a defining moment for Britain’s democracy, People’s History Museum invites you to an exclusive in conversation event with Mike Leigh, hosted by Joan Bakewell.
Danny Wilson (Danny and the Champions of the World, Grand Drive) and Robin Bennett (The Dreaming Spires, Goldrush, Saint Etienne) join forces with Tony Poole (Starry Eyed and Laughing), producer extraordinaire and king of the electric twelve-string Rickenbacker.