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Go deeper into arts, culture and performance and get to know the artists and thinkers that make up our distinctive programme.

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Knocks, socks and schnapps; find out what goes on in the wings
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A specially commissioned poem in response to an exhibition of the work of Lee Bul
Discover what's new with the library’s online presence
Take a look at some of the first acts and events to grace our reopened venues
Watch this pre-concert talk as the pioneering Icelandic pianist discusses the rare condition which makes him see pitch as colour
See exclusive behind the scenes footage of M.I.A.’s Meltdown performance
Pluto, one of our volunteer gardeners, tells us what Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden means to him.
Our fabulous Queen Elizabeth Roof Garden is now open for the summer
The conducting superstar delivers expert advice to five talented women conductors
Delve into the minds of two musical greats in this short film featuring Esa-Pekka Salonen and Pierre-Laurent Aimard. Join the conductor and pianist as they prepare to perform Ravel's Piano Concerto in G Major at Edinburgh International Festival, 2015.
Christopher Nupen shares his films and memories of Jacqueline du Pre
Dan Zanes and Friends performed at Southbank Centre
These brilliant musicians perform music from the movies that made Clint Eastwood a star
BBC Earth give us a glimpse of Planet Earth with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Dan Zanes performs All Around The Kitchen
This major survey exhibition covered every period of Tracey Emin's career
Pipilotti Rist talks about her exhibition Eyeball Massage
A video exclusive from Gabby Young & Other Animals
Hear Wolfgang Tillmans discussing his work
Introducing the performers - Move: Choreographing You at Hayward Gallery
The reinstallation of the restored central section of the organ, January 2012

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