In an empty Level G foyer, saxophonist Jess Gillam performs the world premiere of her ECHO Rising Stars commission: Edmund Finnis's A Spiral Ascending, before she's joined by pianist Leif Kaner-Lidström and double bassist Sam Becker for Kurt Weill's Je ne t'aime pas and Astor Piazzolla's 'Nightclub 1960' from Histoire du Tango.
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Leo Long presents Shinryoku (新緑) Sprouting Green Grass, a celebration of music and nature as we enter springtime in the UK after the darkness of winter and the pandemic.
New East Cinema curator, Olya Sova, talks to writer and director Adilkhan Yerzhanov about his film, A Dark, Dark Man, available to rent on Cinema On Demand 1–30 April.
In this week’s archive edition we find ourselves in 2015 and face to face with a force of nature, a champion of the new, a man who stood up for his beliefs; he could even get a new concert halls built – Pierre Boulez.
A brand-new dance troupe took its bow on the Barbican stage, as members of the dance group at brain injury charity Headway East London were invited to take part in a series of workshops led by Kate Coyne, Associate Director at Michael Clark Company.
In this archive episode, we experience a play for power in Armando Iannucci’s absurdist drama The Death of Stalin, back in 2017 when Ben Eshmade spoke to Simon Russell Beale.
Join us as Sarah Lombardi, director of the Collection de l’Art Brut, Lausanne and Ben Platts-Mills, author and arts facilitator, discuss Martine Deyres’ documentary, Our Lucky Hours.
We're back digging in our archive for another listen to this interview from November 2017 where we found ourselves transfixed by the meditative and transcendental music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda.