To celebrate and culminate a morning of learning and music-making from the Women's Conducting Masterclass under the baton of Southbank Centre Associate Artist and conducting superstar Marin Alsop, this very special Friday Lunch concert on the ballroom features live classical music from the BBC Concert Orchestra.
Each of the five women conductors from the masterclass will conduct a segment of the concert to bring variety and excitement to this lunchtime event.
The BBC Concert Orchestra is Associate Orchestra of Southbank Centre and is one of the UK’s most versatile ensembles. The orchestra tours all around the world presenting a variety of repertoire and can regularly be heard on the world’s longest-running live orchestral music programme, BBC Radio 2’s Friday Night is Music Night.
Marin Alsop is an inspiring voice in the international music scene, with vision and distinction, who passionately believes that ‘music has the power to change lives’. She is recognised across the world for her innovative approach to programming and for her deep commitment to education and to the development of audiences of all ages.