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The latest news about our concerts, recordings, concert streams and Education & Community programme.

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Recommended Listening: Our Top 10 Pieces of Minimal Music

With giants of American minimalism Philip Glass, John Adams and Steve Reich all featuring in recent programmes, we’ve enjoyed compiling a list of our favourite pieces of minimalist music.

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2017/18 season launch press release

2017/18 season

Today we announced our 2017/18 season at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall. Highlights including our continuing Belief and Beyond Belief festival in partnership with Southbank Centre, a new festival dedicated to the life and work of Stravinsky, and a special performance of Das Rheingold in honour of Vladimir Jurowski's 10th year as our Principal Conductor.

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Belief and Beyond Belief: Meaning | Recommended Listening

With the launch of Meaning, the first part of our Belief and Beyond Belief festival with Southbank Centre, we’ve been discussing our favourite pieces of music that we think best deal with themes of life and meaning. So even if you can’t join us at our Meaning concerts, be sure to turn up the volume and join us in pondering deep questions with another of our recommended listens...

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Belief and Beyond Belief: Meaning | Recommended Reading

With the launch of Meaning, the first part of our Belief and Beyond Belief festival with Southbank Centre, we’ve been discussing our favourite books that we think best deal with themes of life and meaning. Settle down somewhere cosy and join us in pondering deep questions over one of our recommended reads ...

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Andrés Orozco-Estrada introduces American Adventurers

Orozco-Estrada

On Saturday 11 February we present an evening of American minimalism, featuring music by Philip Glass, Charles Ives and John Adams. Hear Principal Guest Conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada introduce this exciting programme in our short interview.

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Andrés Orozco-Estrada introduces Also sprach Zaruthustra

Orozco-Estrada

Watch our short video of Andrés Orozco-Estrada introducing the music for his concert on Friday 10 February.

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Vladimir Jurowski introduces Fidelio

Jurowski

Explore Beethoven's only opera Fidelio in this short video introdution from Vladimir Jurowski. In it, Vladimir explains the powerful message of hope the opera presents, that is so necessary in our 21st-century lives.

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