Top Three: August highlights

Three opportunities to hear some world-class music this week

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Top Three: August highlights
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Catch Up

András Schiff performed JS Bach's Goldberg Variations last weekend in a late night BBC Prom. You can listen again and watch clips on the Proms website.

 

This weekend

Sir David Attenborough presents the Life Prom, with Jeremy Holland-Smith conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra. Inspired by the recent television series Life Story, you'll be able to hear musical excerpts from the soundtrack by Murray Gold, who also composes for Doctor Who. You'll also be able to watch clips on the big screen, making this a totally immersive event.

3.30pm Sunday 30 August (tickets and information)

 

This week

Pianist Lia Popa performs at St Martin-in-the-Fields with a programme by Schumann, Brahms, Enescu and Ravel.

Schumann – Allegro Op. 8
Brahms – Intermezzo Op. 117
Enescu – Sarabande from Piano Suite Op. 10, No. 2
Ravel – Jeux d’eau

1pm Tuesday 1 September (tickets are free)

 

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