In this London Unwrapped event, Dr. Reg Hall, shares his wonderful insight on the story of Irish music in London, before a performance from key members of the Irish session scene in London, collectively known as The Auld Triangle Céilí Band.
Political commentator and broadcaster, Steve Richards, presents his latest behind-the-scenes guide to the epic dramas and the characters shaping seismic events.
Research on the sounds that caregivers exchange with infants has profound implications for the way we understand classical music; how we sing and play these scores and how music moves us.
Tim Harford talks about how random obstacles and frustrations can inspire us to be more creative, and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment perform BWV 81 Jesus schläft, was soll ich hoffen? (Jesus sleeps, what shall I hope for?)
CRISPR is the new technique in biomedical science that allows us to effectively cut out and fix glitches in our genes. The science is still pretty new, and some might say that advancements in gene-editing is controversial. In this talk we have the opportunity to learn more about the science behind the technique, and to make up our own mind.
In this talk, Professor Samuel Cohen from the University of Oxford encourages us to reflect on our personal ambitions and ask "How can I be sure that tomorrow's decisions will satisfy today's objectives?"