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    Newcomers' guide to classical music

    Helping you to bust myths, confront perceptions, interpret jargon and unmask concert hall etiquette

    Hear from people who love classical music and people who don’t (yet), get tips on concert-going, from what to wear to what to look out for in Southbank Centre’s concert halls, and get in the mood with classical music playlists. 

    Romantic, terrifying, thrilling, delicate, relaxing, thought-provoking: classical music has it all, and you haven’t really heard it until you’ve heard it live. What are you waiting for?


    Let Gillian Moore our Director or Music take you on a video journey

    Gillian Moore, Southbank Centre’s Director of Music
    Sarah Hickson