Sakari Oramo 2018 conducting smiling on stage

BBC SO / Oramo / Shostakovich, Copland and Prokofiev

Three 20th century masterpieces, each composed in the shadow of World War II, come together in a concert of musical and emotional contrasts.

Mercury Fur at the Guildhall School

Mercury Fur: Guildhall presents the play by Philip Ridley

Dystopian London; a derelict estate; a deserted flat. Two brothers, struggling to survive, plan parties where the guests live out their wildest fantasies.

Colin Dunne: Concert (Dance Umbrella)

Two artists united by a deep appreciation of tradition yet compelled by their desire to break it apart: Colin Dunne takes on the ‘undanceable’ music of the enigmatic Tommie Potts (1912-1988).

Image of Ella Fitzgerald for Barbican Centre Women in Jazz Music Library Exhibition in collaboration with National Jazz Archive

Women in Jazz: A Celebration of the Past, Present and Future

A musical and social survey of the rich contribution women have made to jazz over the last 100 years, and of the talented upcoming generation who herald an exciting new era.

Royal Shakespeare Company: Macbeth

Christopher Eccleston makes his RSC debut in the title role of Shakespeare’s psychological thriller, opposite Niamh Cusack as Lady Macbeth and with Edward Bennett as Macduff.

Mercury Fur at the Guildhall School

Mercury Fur: Guildhall presents the play by Philip Ridley

Dystopian London; a derelict estate; a deserted flat. Two brothers, struggling to survive, plan parties where the guests live out their wildest fantasies.

A Star is Born

A Star is Born (15)

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fuse their talents to depict the raw and passionate tale of two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life.

First Man

First Man (12A)

Damien Chazelle's biopic reveals the life of navy-pilot-turned-astronaut Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling), on his epic journey to becoming the first man to walk on the moon.