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A jailer and his assistant helping a prisoner in chains out of cell

BBC Symphony Orchestra: David Lang’s prisoner of the state

Follow one woman’s personal struggle against political oppression in this dark, seething and engrossing new minimalist opera from the co-founder of pioneering new music collective Bang on a Can.

Mike Lovatt playing trumpet

Billy May’s Big Fat Brass

Three of Britain’s most celebrated jazz performers join forces to direct Guildhall’s WBP Big Band in a programme including works by Count Basie and Big Fat Brass by the legendary Billy May. 

These New Puritans standing in a red room

These New Puritans: The Blue Door

Performing with a special expanded line-up, These New Puritans premiere new material from their new album Inside The Rose, alongside recompositions of their music.