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blog » LMM Recommends | Wednesday 19 October
The newly appointed London Philharmonic Orchestra assistant conductor , Nick Collon , will be at the Royal Festival Hall this Sunday in his first engagement with the orchestra. They will be playing works by Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Rachmaninov, with songs including The Dancing Cossack and The Nutcracker for people to sing along to (don’t worry though, the words are given!). So get the whole family down for a great fun-filled afternoon out.
23 October 12pm, Royal Festival Hall. Tickets from £10. Closest tube station: Waterloo.
For more information please go to http://ticketing.southbankcentre.co.uk/find/music/classical/tickets/lpo-funharmonics-family-concert-56989. .
A great two-for-one deal for anyone interested in Film Music! For all those between the ages of 15-18, this will be a great opportunity to participate on an exciting creative journey to learn how to write an effective score for a film. This beginner’s course will work around footage from the Oscar award winning science fiction film The Matrix. All ticket holders will also gain entry to hear the NDR Pops Orchestra from Germany at the Royal Albert Hall, accompanying a screening of The Matrix. Not to be missed.
For more information please to go http://www.rcm.ac.uk/events/listings/details/?id=6058.
International violinist, Janine Jansen will be joined by pianist Itamar Golan, at Wigmore Hall this Wednesday. Known for her fantastic interpretations of music ranging from Baroque to the present day, the duo will be playing pieces by Greig, Dubugnon, Messiaen and Ravel. This is sure to sell out, so get your tickets now as this is a must see.
Wigmore Hall, 20th October 7:30pm, tickets £15-30. Closest Tube Station: Bond Street.
For more information please go to http://www.wigmore-hall.org.uk/whats-on/productions/janine-jansen-violin-itamar-golan-piano-28082
This is a great way to introduce your children to classical music! This interactive family event will give children the opportunity to listen to theLondon Musical Arts Orchestra play music from composers such as Beethoven, Mozart and Vivaldi. They will also get the chance to join in with the games, such as a musical treasure hunt, a fun-filled quiz, the chance to enjoy a ride on the orchestra side-car or play musical chairs. They may even get the chance to conduct the orchestra! So get down toSt Martins in the Fields for a feast of musical treats for all the family to enjoy.
St Martins in the Fields, 4:30pm, 29th October. Tickets are £8.50 for adults and £6.50 for children. Suitable for children aged between 4-12. Closest tube station: Charing Cross.
For more information please go to http://www.stmartin-in-the-fields.org/jserv/concerts/view.jsp?id=3678
Award winning pianist, Jean-Efflam will be performing in the Queen Elizabeth Hall at the Southbank Centre this Sunday. The programme includes pieces by Bartok, Haydn and Debussy, for which he has been given awards from both Gramophone andBBC Music Magazine.
23 October, 3pm, Southbank Centre at Queen Elizabeth Hall. Tickets are from £10. Closest tube station: Waterloo.
For more information please go to http://ticketing.southbankcentre.co.uk/find/music/classical/tickets/jean-efflam-bavouzet-56866.