Southbank Centre News

Inspector Sands Bring Their Edinburgh Show THE LOUNGE to Soho TheatreInspector Sands Bring Their Edinburgh Show THE LOUNGE to Soho Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Fresh from its Summerhall run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016, the multi-award winning Inspector Sands bring their characteristically absurdist exploration of our twilight years to Contact, Manchester and Soho Theatre. Inspector Sands explore how difficult it is for all of us - young and old - to engage with the fact that we are individually, and collectively, ageing. Developed with the support of a Wellcome Trust Arts Award, and with biomedical experts specialising in the psychology and philosophy of attitudes towards ageing and mortality, the company explore what it means to be older in today's society. (more...)

New Choral Theatre Production Comes to Liverpool Cathedral With A Very Special Opportunity To Get InvolvedNew Choral Theatre Production Comes to Liverpool Cathedral With A Very Special Opportunity To Get Involved
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

A new choral theatre production has been announced for Spring in one of Liverpool's most stunning venues - with an opportunity for community singers to get involved. (more...)

Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct Davies's FOREST, Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG & Strauss's ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRAEsa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct Davies's FOREST, Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG & Strauss's ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Marie-Josée Kravis Composer-in-Residence Esa-Pekka Salonen will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the U.S. Premiere of Tansy Davies's Forest, the New York Premiere of Stravinsky's recently rediscovered Funeral Song; and Richard Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra.  (more...)

Full Programme Announced for Southbank Centre's Alchemy FestivalFull Programme Announced for Southbank Centre's Alchemy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Southbank Centre's international multi-arts festival Alchemy returns for its eighth year from Friday 19 - Monday 29 May celebrating the dynamic cultural connections and exchange of ideas between South Asia and the UK. (more...)

Electric Artist EMEL Announces Spring TourElectric Artist EMEL Announces Spring Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Tunisian protest artist, Emel Mathlouthi, creates expansive electronic music paired with traditional Tunisian instruments and rhythms. On the heels of her new release, Ensen, she will tour Europe in April and the US in May. Watch her performing 'Lost' at this year's Wasla festival in Dubai to get a sense of her powerful live show: (more...)

International Leaders In Performance And Dance Join Southbank Centre's Summer ProgrammeInternational Leaders In Performance And Dance Join Southbank Centre's Summer Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Today Southbank Centre announces a powerful international line-up for its summer performance and dance programme, with a host of UK premieres. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

India and the UK, bound together through history and shared values of democracy, rule of law and pluralism, share a strong and multi-faceted partnership with deep cooperation across various fields including economics, business, science, and culture. (more...)

Gate Theatre Announces Extension For GROUNDEDGate Theatre Announces Extension For GROUNDED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The Gate Theatre today announces an extension for its critically acclaimed, smash-hit production of George Brant's Grounded which is returning to the Gate following two previous sell-out runs.  The production, starring Lucy Ellinson, now runs for an extra week until 25 March.  (more...)

Kate Bryan Announced As Speaker For University Women In The Arts' International Women's Day EventKate Bryan Announced As Speaker For University Women In The Arts' International Women's Day Event
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

University Women in the Arts has announced that Kate Bryan, presenter of Sky Arts' Portrait Artist of The Year and Landscape Artist of the Year, Head of Collections at Soho House and former Director of The Fine Art Society, will be a speaker at their major International Women's Day event. (more...)

Vladimir Jurowski Leads London Philharmonic in Performance at Geffen Hall, 2/26Vladimir Jurowski Leads London Philharmonic in Performance at Geffen Hall, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The London Philharmonic Orchestra will perform on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 3:00 pm at David Geffen Hall. (more...)

Shortlists Announced, Voting Open for 2017 Also Recognised AwardsShortlists Announced, Voting Open for 2017 Also Recognised Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Shortlists for the third annual Also Recognised Awards have been announced by MyTheatreMates, founded by Mark Shenton and Terri Paddock. These audience-voted industry accolades celebrate talent in fields often overlooked by other award bodies. Voting is now open for all categories and closes on Sunday 26th March 2017. Cast your vote at www.mytheatremates.com/AlsoRecognisedAwards-2017! (more...)

Penned in the Margins Presents NO DOGS, NO INDIANSPenned in the Margins Presents NO DOGS, NO INDIANS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Premiering at the Brighton Festival in the 70th anniversary year of Indian independence, poet Siddhartha Bose weaves together true and fictional tales of British colonialism and its legacy. (more...)

Classical Guitarist Dimitris Dekavallas Comes to the MACClassical Guitarist Dimitris Dekavallas Comes to the MAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The New England Guitar Society's International Performer concert series will continue with guitarist Dimitris Dekavallas on Saturday, March 11that 8 pm. Born in Athens/Greece, Dimitris discovered the guitar at the age of five. After receiving numerous scholarships, he studied at the Royal Academy of Music with such luminaries as John Williams and David Russell. He then launched an international career, which includes concerts on four continents, CD releases and awards at competitions. His Milford program on March 11th will include virtuoso guitar favorites by Mertz, Giuliani, Piazzolla, Villa-Lobos and more. (more...)

University Women In The Arts Announces International Women's Day Event For Female Students Across The UKUniversity Women In The Arts Announces International Women's Day Event For Female Students Across The UK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

University Women in the Arts has announced a day long International Women's Day event for female students wanting to work in the arts in the UK. (more...)

Details of First Ever WOW -WOMEN OF THE WORLD HULL Announced for UK City of CultureDetails of First Ever WOW -WOMEN OF THE WORLD HULL Announced for UK City of Culture
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

In a year that has seen momentous change across the globe, trailblazers from the arts, politics and activism are set to take part in the first ever WOW -Women of the World festival in Hull, created by Hull UK City of Culture 2017 as part of the global WOW Festivals originated by the Southbank Centre. (more...)

A RIDE ON THE IRISH CREAM to Play OBERON This MonthA RIDE ON THE IRISH CREAM to Play OBERON This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue, presents A Ride on the Irish Cream, written and created by Erin Markey and directed by Jordan Fein. Performances begin on Tuesday, February 28 and run through Saturday, March 4 at OBERON, 2 Arrow St, Cambridge. (more...)

The London Latin Music Festival Presents VIOLETTA'S LAST TANGOThe London Latin Music Festival Presents VIOLETTA'S LAST TANGO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

La Linea - The London Latin Music Festival celebrates the contribution of rising stars and global superstars from the world of Latin music to the wider musical landscape while celebrating London's status as one of the world's great Latin cities. (more...)

University Women In The Arts And TOAST Announce Mentoring CompetitionUniversity Women In The Arts And TOAST Announce Mentoring Competition
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

University Women in the Arts and the lifestyle brand TOAST have announced details of a new mentoring competition for female students studying the arts at universities across the UK. (more...)

Percussionist Colin Currie Makes Debut At Pittsburgh Symphony OrchestraPercussionist Colin Currie Makes Debut At Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

A sleeping princess, a beloved symphony and a modern rhythmic masterpiece await at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on February 10 and 12 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Les Enfants Terribles Announce Shortlist for 6th Annual LET AwardLes Enfants Terribles Announce Shortlist for 6th Annual LET Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Today, Les Enfants Terribles in collaboration with Greenwich Theatre have announced the ten nominees for the sixth LET Award. The award is designed to help two new companies produce an original piece of work each at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017. (more...)

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