Posts Tagged 'Southbank Centre'


Clara Rodriguez and friends

Acclaimed soloist and recording artist Clara Rodriguez performs together with highly regarded artists specialising in Latin-American chamber music. Flautist Efrain Oscher leads the Bolívar Soloists and has just recorded the CD México! with tenor Rolando Villazón; Cristóbal Soto is the

Youth Orchestra of Bahia (Review)

After making their European debut last year, the Youth Orchestra of Bahia returned in May to perform with Lang Lang at the Royal Festival Hall.


Lang Lang feat. Youth Orchestra of Bahia

The much-heralded Chinese pianist Lang Lang has inspired a number of concerts at the Southbank Center this summer. Among his performances will be a show with the Youth Orchestra of Bahia, last seen kicking up a storm at the same

Take a piece of Favela with you

The colourful Brazilian summer at the Southbank Centre draws to a close on the first weekend of September, and to add to the occasion the miniature favela of Project Morrinho is to be given away brick by brick to mark

Festival Brazil in full swing

JD picks the best of the hottest event this summer: Southbank Centre’s Festival Brazil It’s been a long time in the making and it wasn’t easy. Over 70 Brazilian events in the form of concerts, exhibitions, talks, films and performances

The Southbank’s role model favela

The project that started out like child’s play and changed the life of a community “In 1997, when I was 14, there were two paths I could’ve taken in life, but the wealth and respect promised by the world of

Wallpaper* Made in Brazil

Brazilian fever is hitting the UK hard this year, with Festival Brazil at the Southbank Centre and the likes of Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso, Maria Rita and Céu performing here and there, and even the notorious Wallpaper* Magazine has been