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Paula Varjack holding stiletto shoes, looking at the camera unimpressed as someone holds up a phone with cut-off cord to her

Real Talk, curated and hosted by Paula Varjack


Multi-disciplinary artist and Guildhall tutor Paula Varjack curates and hosts a brand new series of conversations in collaboration with students from the School's BA Performance & Creative Enterprise.

Audiences enjoying a socially distanced performance by the Mithras Trio on Barbican Level G

Live at Lunchtime


Live music returns to Level G throughout October and November with a series of twice-weekly, free lunchtime concerts given by outstanding musicians from Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

Giacomo Smith playing clarinet in spotlight

A History of Big Band: 1920s – Emergence


Clarinettist and founding member of Kansas Smitty's, Giacomo Smith, joins the Guildhall Big Band to launch their 2020/21 series of performances exploring big band music through the ages.

Conductor Jessica Cottis standing against a blue patterned wall with arms crossed

Guildhall Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jessica Cottis


Guildhall School welcomes the award-winning Australian-British conductor Jessica Cottis to conduct an exhilarating programme of Missy Mazzoli, Janáček and Sibelius.

The silhouette of a woman's head and shoulders containing imagery of a forest, set against the backdrop of a city at night

A Midsummer Night's Dream


The city and the forest combine for one riotous night in this new live-streamed version of Shakespeare’s darkly magical comedy created by award-winning director Suba Das.

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This unique live-streamed production, developed with the cast of Guildhall actors, weaves together bold street-style choreography and a colourful array of characters within an immersive club setting.

Guildhall Jazz Orchestra musician playing the trombone

A History of Big Band: 1930s – Velocity


In the second concert of their History of Big Band series, the hugely talented Guildhall Big Band are joined by guest Pete Long for an exploration of early swing.

Guildhall Symphony Orchestra cellist on stage

Guildhall Symphony Orchestra/Sinaisky

Guildhall Symphony Orchestra returns to Barbican Hall stage for a programme of Elgar and Brahms conducted by Vassily Sinaisky.