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International Chamber Music Series

The International Chamber Music Series brings together some of the most exciting musical collaborations the world over.

Our 2018/19 season continues with pianists Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich, who bring the music of Stockhausen to life; Lawrence Power and Pavel Kolesnikov delighting with an all-Brahms programme; and two of the finest string quartets from around the world: the Artemis Quartet and the Belcea Quartet.

In 2018/19, immerse yourself in Bridget Riley's pulsating visual world with two concerts performed within the Hayward Gallery's blockbuster retrospective of her artwork, featuring the Colin Currie Group performing Steve Reich, and a mix of old and new works for guitar by Sean Shibe. You can also enjoy rising star Sheku Kanneh-Mason performing cello duets with Guy Johnston; Anne-Sophie Mutter filling Royal Festival Hall with the sounds of Beethoven; and new music from the fearless and virtuosic JACK Quartet – plus many more vibrant musical experiences.

The joy here was the sense of communion between the visibly enthused performers and a beaming audience high on hypnotic percussion
The Times on the Colin Currie Group at Royal Festival Hall

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The quartet’s violist looks ahead to their Southbank Centre performance
The violinist talks composers and coping with touring in this interview
Watch pianist Steven Osborne and clarinettist Jean Johnson, describe this remarkable chamber orchestra piece
Listen to a hand-picked collection of works by the brilliant Pavel Haas Quartet and young Russian pianist Denis Kozhukhin
Belcea Quartet.Photo: Marco Borggreve

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7:30 pm
Tue 30 Apr 2019
7:30 pm | Tue 30 Apr 2019
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Pianist Piotr Anderszewski joins the Belcea Quartet to perform works of light and shadow
Pianist Piotr Anderszewski joins the Belcea Quartet to perform works of light and shadow

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3:00 pm
Sun 12 May 2019
3:00 pm | Sun 12 May 2019
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
One of the world’s leading viola players performs emotive 19th-century chamber music by Brahms
One of the world’s leading viola players performs emotive 19th-century chamber music by Brahms
Pierre-Laurent Aimard by piano

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7:30 pm
Sat 01 Jun 2019
7:30 pm | Sat 01 Jun 2019
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Southbank Centre Artist in Residence Pierre-Laurent Aimard performs Stockhausen’s seminal piano music
Southbank Centre Artist in Residence Pierre-Laurent Aimard performs Stockhausen’s seminal piano...

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5:00 pm
Sun 02 Jun 2019
5:00 pm | Sun 02 Jun 2019
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Hear transcendental, electronica-infused works by Stockhausen for percussion and two pianos
Hear transcendental, electronica-infused works by Stockhausen for percussion and two pianos
Alisa Weilerstein, cellist

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7:30 pm
Wed 16 Oct 2019
7:30 pm | Wed 16 Oct 2019
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
From sunny to soulful – enjoy the many moods of three great 19th and 20th-century string sextets
From sunny to soulful – enjoy the many moods of three great 19th and 20th-century string sextets
Hagen Quartet

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7:30 pm
Mon 02 Dec 2019
7:30 pm | Mon 02 Dec 2019
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
It is hard to know what to admire most in the quartet’s playing (The New York Times)
It is hard to know what to admire most in the quartet’s playing (The New York Times)
Benjamin Grosvenor, pianist

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7:30 pm
Thu 27 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 27 Feb 2020
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Passion and ambition come to the fore in chamber music by two great composers of the Romantic era
Passion and ambition come to the fore in chamber music by two great composers of the Romantic era
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cellist

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7:30 pm
Sun 15 Mar 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 15 Mar 2020
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Coming with a royal seal of approval, two cellists perform courtly and contemporary works
Coming with a royal seal of approval, two cellists perform courtly and contemporary works
Anne Sophie Mutter, violinist

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7:30 pm
Thu 26 Mar 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 26 Mar 2020
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
With members of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the violinist plays Beethoven’s chamber music
With members of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the violinist plays Beethoven’s chamber music
Vilde Frang, Lawrence Power & Nicolas Altstaedt

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7:30 pm
Sun 19 Apr 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 19 Apr 2020
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
A virtuosic trio play music by Beethoven famed for its difficulty and delights
A virtuosic trio play music by Beethoven famed for its difficulty and delights

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