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All you never knew about one of Germany’s oldest orchestras
Dom Thomas explains how Whyte Horses are quite literally a dream realised, in this video
Find out about the history of the Argentine music and it’s links with Cuba and opera
Find out what he’ll be cooking in his summer Southbank Centre pop-up in this interview.
Read our rapid-fire interview with the two-time Booker Prize-winning author
Discover what some of the artists of Robert Smith’s Meltdown are listening too.
Artists from Robert Smith’s Meltdown tell us what they’re looking forward to at the festival.
Find out who the artists of 2018’s Meltdown would put on their festival bill
The artist discusses her childhood in South Korea with exhibition curator Stephanie Rosenthal
The author of How To Love Brutalism explores our Queen Elizabeth Hall
Discover his hopes for the future of dance and his relationship with Southbank Centre in this Q&A
Read our short but sweet interview with the young British composer Charlotte Bray
Read an enlightening interview with the celebrated South Korean composer
Tackling questions of power, sexuality and violence, Philip Venables’ music always makes an impact
The best-selling writer and essayist discusses finding her place in feminism, intersectionality and grappling with pop culture
Ahead of her appearance at WOW - Women of the World, read our interview with the acclaimed activist and author.
Watch Ralph Rugoff, Director of Hayward Gallery, introduce the gallery’s incredible Gursky retrospective
Discover the celebrated clown Slava Polunin in this in-depth interview
Read an interview with the artist and sculptor on his current Hayward Gallery roof commission
The clown behind Slava’s Snowshow answers our quick questions
A fascinating interview with the man who went from child soldier to award-winning actor

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