The Rest Is Noise at the Southbank Centre

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Vladimir Jurowski, conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Photo by Chris Christodolou.
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London's Southbank Centre is celebrating contemporary classical music with a year-long festival inspired by Alex Ross' book, The Rest is Noise.

Music critic Alex Ross provides a riveting history of 20th-century classical music in his best-selling and prize-winning book The Rest is Noise.

And now, this eponymous festival seeks to bring the book to life with almost 100 concerts, films, talks and debates, all of which explore 20th-century classical music in the context of historical, political and cultural upheavals.

This festival is perfect for lovers of classical concerts who need help with contemporary music. It's also great for anyone beginning to discover classical music.

The London Philharmonic Orchestra is performing more than 30 concerts during the festival.

Venue Details & Map

Southbank Centre

Belvedere Road
0844 847 9910
Public transport:
Underground and Rail Stations: Waterloo, Embankment, Charing Cross, Waterloo East. Buses stop on Waterloo Bridge, on York Road, on Belvedere Road and on Stamford Street.
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