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Welcome to the Southbank Centre blog, here you'll find articles, videos and audio podcasts exploring our events and festivals programme and some engaging, fascinating and sometimes provocative themes from artists and thinkers in our Talks and Debates. 

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Hear conductor Paavo Järvi talk about his upcoming concert, London audiences and his love of Japanese food
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Rapper, producer, director and visual artist M.I.A. will curate the 24th Meltdown festival in 2017

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Thu, 02/23/2017 - 18:50
Listen to conductor Marin Alsop speak about working with Southbank Centre and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Thu, 02/23/2017 - 17:43
Hear conductor Paavo Järvi talk about his upcoming concert, London audiences and his love of Japanese food
Thu, 02/16/2017 - 17:20
Hear Russian pianist Boris Berezovsky speak about his upcoming Royal Festival Hall recital and what he likes about London
Wed, 02/15/2017 - 16:26
Who are the women who represent us in Parliament? What does it take to get elected, and then to hold onto a place in the House?
Wed, 02/15/2017 - 15:20
What does it really take for women to be heard in the workplace? We asked Labour MP Sheelagh McNamara
Wed, 02/08/2017 - 16:17
Conductor Paavo Järvi speaks to Maki Takemitsu about her father, the composer Toru Takemitsu
Wed, 02/08/2017 - 15:35
Ahead of the first of his London concerts, internationally renowned pianist Maurizio Pollini talks about the pieces he's chosen to play
Wed, 02/08/2017 - 14:53
Hear disability justice activist Lydia X. Z. Brown discuss how justice for women can become justice for everyone
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Mon, 02/06/2017 - 17:52
Rapper, producer, director and visual artist M.I.A. will curate the 24th Meltdown festival in 2017
Mon, 02/06/2017 - 12:10
Guy Garvey’s Meltdown festival 2016