Whether it is grand opera or the intimacy of a chamber performance, music written for the voice has a unique ability to communicate. This season at Southbank Centre there are several journeys you can take to explore this, featuring some of the globe’s biggest stars.
Hear Barbara Hannigan conduct Stravinsky’s quirky chamber opera on Renard; sing a chamber recital; and join Vladimir Jurowski and London Philharmonic Orchestra for Berg’s Lulu suite.
QUEENS, HEROINES & LADYKILLERS
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment treats Southbank Centre with a series of concerts that explores dramatic repertoire created for the female voice, from Lully to Berlioz. Sung by Anna Caterina Antonacci, Sarah Connolly and Emma Bell, amongst others.
BRYN TERFEL, ZURICH OPERA ORCHESTRA & CHORUS
Wagner’s dramatic opera Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman) comes to Southbank Centre with the world’s star bass-baritone. Part of Shell Classic International.
MEMBERS OF BERLIN PHILHARMONIKER AND GUESTS
Enter a world of seductive decadence and biting satire as 1920s Berlin cabaret takes over Southbank Centre courtesy of musicians from the celebrated Berliner Philharmoniker.
YOU TOO CAN SING AT SOUTHBANK CENTRE!
From carol singing to concerts, Voicelab takes part in activities all season long. Everyone is welcome to join, whatever their experience. Sign up to the Voicelab mailing list to find out more: firstname.lastname@example.org