CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned general re-opening time. Some venues are showing on-line productions or outside productions - even a few covid safe internal ones and a number of tours and shows have been rescheduled for later in 2020 and throughout 2021. A few pantomimes may be possible but we await a relaxing of the rules for theatres from the Government.
A concert of 20th-century classics from Kirill Karabits and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra continues a weekend marking the 50th anniversary of the first manned mission to land on the Moon. Space travel has never been more richly imagined than in Holst's suite The Planets, but in order to get there you'll need to take a Short Ride in a Fast Machine, courtesy of John Adams's exhilarating, propulsive Minimalist masterpiece. The lyrical beauty of Samuel Barber's Violin Concerto, with its exquisite slow movement, offers a contrasting moment of contemplation. Dynamic Franco-Serbian violinist Nemanja Radulovic makes his Proms debut as soloist.