Sep
12
7:30 PM19:30

Maria Callas - The Black Pearl

A monologue by Federica Nardacci, starring Marco Gambino, directed by Sophie Aldred, featuring music by Claudio di Meo.

An extraordinary soprano singer and actress, Callas has always been known for her troubled lifestyle, which slowly destroyed her career. This monologue is the inner journey of Ferruccio Mezzadri, Callas’s trusted butler, who lived and worked by her side for more than 20 years until her death …

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Sep
16
7:30 PM19:30

Beethoven, Razumovsky no.1

The three Razumovsky quartets, taking their name from the Russian Ambassador to Vienna who commissioned them, mark Beethoven’s second take on the quartet genre after the six op.18, and take the string quartet to a whole new level of emotional range. Diandama Quartet was formed in 2019 by members of Southbank Sinfonia who, despite diverse backgrounds, discovered a shared love for telling stories through music ...

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Oct
28
7:30 PM19:30

The Girls in the Magnesium Dress

The Girls in the Magnesium Dress is a collaboration between two instrument of very different registers, and a vastly different number of strings… that is, the double bass and the harp. Their versatile repertoire appeals to both older and younger generations with sparkling transcriptions from opera, virtuoso repertoire and the 21st century …

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Nov
12
7:30 PM19:30

Music from the Sphinx

“Music from the Sphinx is a humorous reaction to this famous quote from Arturo Toscanini: ‘I will die before getting to understand women and the intonation of the double basses.’ As a woman and a double bassist, that must make me doubly difficult to understand! I must indeed be a sphinx …”

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