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Heavy handed, we crush the moment
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Heavy handed, we crush the moment

Curator Lotte Johnson speaks to Last Yearz Interesting Negro (Jamila Johnson-Small) about her recent commission for the Barbican, artistic collaborations and the impact of the current situation.

Photo of Jean Michel Basquiat dancing in the Mudd Club
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Listen: Basquiat and Hip Hop

Basquiat’s early graffiti experiments as SAMO© intertwined with the burgeoning hip hop, rap and graffiti scenes of the late 1970s and 1980s. Discover the sound of the era.

black and white photo of gustav mahler
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Listen: Gustav Mahler

As a composer, Mahler acted as a bridge between the 19th century Austro-German tradition and the modernism of the early 20th century. We've curated our favourites of his works - take a listen.

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Watchlist: Associate Orchestras and Ensembles

Whether you want to listen to an old favourite, discover something new or try classical music for the first time, you can find a range of performances and recordings from our associate orchestras and ensembles.