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International Piano Series

The International Piano Series is one of the most highly esteemed series events of its kind in the world. Featuring the most prestigious pianists on the concert platform today, the Series combines the talents of the great masters alongside the best of the current generation of rising stars.

With over 16 recitals per season, the series has been one of the core strands of Southbank Centre’s classical programming for nearly thirty years.

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Tue, 04/11/2017 - 13:18
The award-winning pianist speaks to us ahead of his debut Southbank Centre performance
Fri, 03/03/2017 - 14:27
Hear maestro Maurizio Pollini speak about his second Royal Festival Hall recital, coming up this March
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, 02/08/2017 - 15:35
Ahead of the first of his London concerts, internationally renowned pianist Maurizio Pollini talks about the pieces he's chosen to play
Thu, 08/18/2016 - 16:50
Christian Blackshaw talks in depth about his love for Schumann and Schubert
Chamber & Recital
Wed, 05/11/2016 - 12:30
Delve into some of the most inspiring piano works, selected for you by the much-loved American pianist

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Black and White image of The Palace Avenue Dixieland Band

Free

5:30 pm, 23 Jun 2017
Get swinging with this five-piece playing 1920s classics
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
7:30 pm, 23 Jun 2017
A cinematic masterpiece comes alive accompanied by the spine-tingling score performed live

tomorrow

Free

Art
Various times, 13 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’
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Still from Charwei Tsai: Hear Her Singing at Southbank Centre's Refugee Week

Free

Art
Various times, 19 Jun 2017 - 2 Jul 2017
Encounter perspectives from women refugees in the UK
Art
Various times, 16 Dec 2016 - 20 Aug 2017
Climb into and get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland
Aerial Views of the Southbank Centre Food Market

Free

Various times, 23 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
Southbank Centre Market is a food lover's perfect destination
Southbank Centre Archive Visitors and Objects

Free

Talks & Topics
Global Culture & Ethnicity
11:00 am, 24 Jun 2017
Explore refugees’ and migrants’ influence on Southbank Centre
Photo of Refugees Welcome

Free

Art
12:00 pm, 24 Jun 2017
Experience a work of art about welcoming refugees

Free

Art
12:00 pm, 24 Jun 2017
Take part in an afternoon of creative activity in celebration of Refugee Week
Printing Workshop part of Refugee Week at the Southbank Centre

Free

Art
Various times, 21 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
Explore gift giving and social meaning through printmaking with refugees
Classical music
Opera
12:00 pm, 24 Jun 2017
Discover how Alfred Hitchock used music to help create some of the most tense films ever made
Various times, 13 May 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
Delve into the history of Southbank Centre and gain access to exclusive areas in this tour
Women Protesting

Free

Gigs
Folk & World
1:00 pm, 24 Jun 2017
Experience the power of song to bring communities together
Various times, 24 Sep 2016 - 24 Jun 2017
Bring your family and friends to play our Javanese gamelan percussion orchestra
Various times, 24 Sep 2016 - 24 Jun 2017
An introduction to the Javanese gamelan percussion orchestra and playing techniques
Performance
Physical Theatre & Mime
Various times, 24 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
Watch a play performed by ten young refugee men
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
7:30 pm, 24 Jun 2017
Organist David Briggs plays a live, improvised soundtrack to Alfred Hitchcock’s film The Lodger

25 Jun 2017

Free

Art
Various times, 13 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’
28877 28910
Still from Charwei Tsai: Hear Her Singing at Southbank Centre's Refugee Week

Free

Art
Various times, 19 Jun 2017 - 2 Jul 2017
Encounter perspectives from women refugees in the UK
Art
Various times, 16 Dec 2016 - 20 Aug 2017
Climb into and get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland
Printing Workshop part of Refugee Week at the Southbank Centre

Free

Art
Various times, 21 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
Explore gift giving and social meaning through printmaking with refugees
Aerial Views of the Southbank Centre Food Market

Free

Various times, 23 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
Southbank Centre Market is a food lover's perfect destination
Various times, 7 May 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
See our buildings from a new perspective and explore decades of architectural innovation

Save money when you book three or more International Piano Series concerts. To receive your series discount, tickets to all the applicable concerts must be purchased in the same transaction – just add more events to your basket to get the discounts below.

  • Book 3 – 4 events, save 10%
  • Book 5 or more events, save 20%

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