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6 Oct 2014

1521: VOICELAB

Blue Room, Spirit Level

Love singing? Want to develop your vocal skills? Join Voicelab, Southbank Centre's vocal initiative, for ten sessions and work with singing leader ...

Classical Music
4 May 2013

The Saturday Showcase

The Clore Ballroom

Catch the results of Chorus festival's All-Day Workshop - Everyone Aloud with Tim Rhys-Evans - in this informal concert of classic contemporary songs.

Classical Music
23 Mar 2013

Life Upon The Wicked Stage: Part 1

The Clore Ballroom

Saturday 23 MarchLife Upon The Wicked Stage: Part 1A packed day of activities exploring the birth of the American musical, taking Show Boat and th ...

Dance
21 Feb 2013

Imagine Big Sing Extravaganza!

The Clore Ballroom

Calling all future musicals singers, jazz and reggae stars! Come for a day full of songs and be part of our free Imagine Big Sing workshops.

Gigs
6 Oct 2012

ESKA'S Big Sing

The Clore Ballroom

Be part of this unique Voicelab opportunity to sing with one of the UK's most compelling artists, ESKA.

26 Aug 2012

Mary King Singing Consultation

Weston Pavilion

For the first time, Southbank Centre is pleased to offer a day of individual singing lessons with Mary King, Southbank Centre Artist in Residence.

24 Aug 2012

Voicelab goes to Africa (performance)

Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof

During this performance, participants sing the material they learnt on the Voicelab course focusing on songs from the South and the West of Africa.

21 Aug 2012

Voicelab goes to Africa

Level 5 Function Room

Discover and take part in songs and singing styles from African with Joyce Moholoagae and Prudence Mampe.

20 Aug 2012–23 Aug 2012

Voicelab goes to Bulgaria

Weston Pavilion

Join Dessislava Stefanova, leader of the London Bulgarian Choir, on a journey exploring the landscapes of the voice and creative traditions of her ...

20 Jul 2012

Paco Peña: Misa Flamenca Africa

Royal Festival Hall

The Spanish master of flamenco guitar Paco Peña returns to Royal Festival Hall with a radical new interpretation of his classic flamenco mass Misa ...

11 Jul 2012

Dancing Voices

Queen Elizabeth Hall

Older dancers and Voicelab singers from across London come together to perform Dancing Voices in Queen Elizabeth Hall.

7 Jul 2012

Bryn's Big Sing

Riverside Terrace

A festival climax like none other! Join Bryn Terfel and hundreds of other singers on the outdoor terraces of Royal Festival Hall to belt out rousi ...

5 Jul 2012

BrynFest Choral Club 2

The Clore Ballroom

The second of two after-work Choral Clubs giving the opportunity to learn some classic Welsh songs, including Men of Harlech and Cwm Rhondda.

4 Jul 2012

Bryn Terfel: The Golden Age of Broadway

presented by Siân Phillips, featuring Bryn Terfel + special guests Julian Ovenden, Clive Rowe, Hannah Waddingham and Emma Williams

Royal Festival Hall

Bryn Terfel and the Orchestra of Welsh National Opera celebrate the legendary writers of the Golden Age of Broadway, including Rodgers and Hammers ...

4 Jul 2012

BrynFest Choral Club 1

The Clore Ballroom

The first of two after-work Choral Clubs giving the opportunity to learn some classic Welsh songs, including Men of Harlech and Cwm Rhondda.

7 May 2012

The Singing Revolution

Purcell Room

James Tusty and Maureen Castle Tusty's powerful film tells the moving story of how the Estonian people peacefully regained their freedom - and hel ...

7 May 2012

Spem in Alium: Inner Voices

Southbank Centre Square

Inner Voices, a chamber choir that draws its singers from state secondary schools in inner London, teams up with 40 experienced singers, each of w ...

7 May 2012

Meet the Project: Mind & Soul

The Front Room at QEH

Come to meet and hear Mind and Soul, a choir based at Maudsley Hospital who made their debut at Queen Elizabeth Hall in 2011, and join an open sin ...

7 May 2012

An Open Family Workshop with iGospel

The Clore Ballroom

A chance to sing with iGospel, the inspirational music project whose concerts with massed choirs of children (and often adults too) have been rock ...

7 May 2012

The David Idowu Choir

Central Bar Foyer

Launched in October 2011, this new vocal ensemble is for singers from across the London Borough of Southwark's secondary schools, and as well as a ...

7 May 2012

The Monday Choral Platform

Riverside Terrace

Across all three days of the Chorus festival, catch a range of performances by choirs responding to the theme of singing for social change.

7 May 2012

An Open Family Workshop with Mbawula

The Clore Ballroom

Immerse yourself in the infectious music of the South African freedom struggle in this vocal workshop with Mbawula, led by Paul Bartholomew and Jo ...

7 May 2012

The Monday Warm Up

The Clore Ballroom

Start the day with a thorough vocal warm-up to get your voice into shape, whether you are taking part in other singing activities across the day o ...

6 May 2012

A Candle: Performance

The Front Room at QEH

This unique celebratory project that mixes poetry, writing, music and singing has sparked performances across the UK, Belgium and Ireland.

6 May 2012

London Adventist Chorale

The Clore Ballroom

The London Adventist Chorale is known internationally for performances and interpretations of African-American spirituals - usually a cappella .

6 May 2012

A Candle: Afternoon Workshop

The Front Room at QEH

Take a part in this afternoon's massed performance of the Amnesty-commissioned song cycle 'A Candle' by learning the finale song, 'As The Heart Be ...

6 May 2012

The Sunday Choral Platform

Riverside Terrace

Across all three days of the Chorus festival, catch a range of performances by choirs responding to the theme of singing for social change.

6 May 2012

The Sunday Warm-Up

The Clore Ballroom

Start the day with a thorough vocal warm-up to get your voice into shape, whether you are taking part in other singing activities across the day o ...

5 May 2012

Streetwise: Fables

The Clore Ballroom

An opportunity to experience Streetwise Opera's latest much-acclaimed project, and to find out more about how singing is helping homeless people m ...

5 May 2012

Singalong Oliver: Family Workshop

The Front Room at QEH

In preparation for the evening's Singalong Oliver! in Royal Festival Hall, get your vocal cords warmed up and learn some of the songs from this cl ...

5 May 2012

Meet The Project: Singing For The Brain

Green Bar, Level 4

Our society is changing and ageing so The Alzheimer's Society's Singing for the Brain is designed to help people with dementia and their families ...

5 May 2012

The Saturday Choral Platform

Riverside Terrace

Across all three days of the Chorus festival, catch a range of performances by choirs responding to the theme of singing for social change.

5 May 2012

Change The World Big Sing: Workshops

The Clore Ballroom

Learn a range of songs in two intensive and fun hour-long workshops, and be part of a massed 'scratch choir', with all the music focusing on the t ...

5 May 2012

The Saturday Warm-Up

The Clore Ballroom

Start the day with a thorough vocal warm-up to get your voice into shape, whether you are taking part in other singing activities across the day o ...

2 May 2012

Singalong Oliver! Choral Club 3

The Front Room at QEH

'Consider Yourself' one of the Voicelab singing family, and drop in on any or all of three after-work Choral Clubs to learn and finesse songs from ...

1 May 2012

Singalong Oliver! Choral Club 2

The Front Room at QEH

'Consider Yourself' one of the Voicelab singing family, and drop in on any or all of three after-work Choral Clubs to learn and finesse songs from ...

30 Apr 2012

Singalong Oliver! Choral Club

The Front Room at QEH

'Consider Yourself' one of the Voicelab singing family, and drop in on any or all of three after-work Choral Clubs to learn and finesse songs from ...

15 Apr 2012

Big Bollywood Sing & Social Dance

The Clore Ballroom

Every Bollywood movie needs its mass chorus so come and learn some Bollywood classics with Voicelab! Whether you have never sung before of are a d ...

13 Apr 2012

Urban Vani

The Front Room at QEH

A triple bill featuring traditional and contemporary vocal music from outstanding artists, beatboxer Shlomo, kathak dancer Gauri Sharma Tripathi a ...

18 Dec 2011

Voicelab's Big Winter Sing

Across Southbank Centre

Follow hundreds of singers, gathered from choirs across the country, as they promenade around the Royal Festival Hall building (inside and out) le ...

18 Dec 2011

Welcome Yule!

The Clore Ballroom

Southbank Centre's Voicelab presents a celebration of a traditional winter with words, jigs and wassails!

19 Dec 2010

Voicelab's Christmas Songfest

The Clore Ballroom

Join singers from Southbank Centre's Voicelab for a day of festive singing, with opportunities to join in, sing along or simply listen in and be t ...

20 Dec 2009

The London Gay Men's Chorus

The Clore Ballroom

The London Gay Men's Chorus is delighted to have been invited to perform once again at The Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall.

13 Dec 2009

Amici

The Clore Ballroom

Amici is a relatively new a cappella chamber choir from Suffolk making big waves.

13 Dec 2009

Accendo Singers

The Clore Ballroom

Accendo Singers are a new choir from Kingston Upon Thames, conducted by Adam Assen.

1 Nov 2009

Green Chorus

The Clore Ballroom

The broad repertoire of this women’s choir includes traditional Japanese songs, Englishmadrigals and both modern and classical Western music featu ...

31 May 2009

Cecil Sharp House Community Ch

Foyer Bar - level 2

Based at the home of the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) in Camden, and under the leadership of Sally Davies, with occasional guests s ...

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