Brighton Dome brings more entertainment into homes this spring, including a classical concert livestreamed from the Concert Hall and online talks from renowned authors and personalities including a free event with Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai.
On Sunday 14 March, the multi-faceted and exuberant Principal string players of Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra join forces with their Music Director Joanna MacGregor CBE, one of the world’s most innovative musicians, for a gloriously romantic programme. Appearing live from Brighton Dome’s Concert Hall, the performance will feature a piano quartet from Schumann, complimented by the immense scale and drama of a passionate Brahms piano quintet. Tickets are priced at just £5.
Throughout March and into April, Brighton Dome’s partnership with Fane Online continues to offer audiences a series of livestreams in the company of personalities and authors from the comfort of home.
On Tuesday 16 March, to mark the paperback publication of her powerful and emotional New York Times bestseller, We Are Displaced, the human rights activist Malala Yousafzai will be in conversation with special guests to tell the personal stories behind the statistics of the millions of people displaced worldwide. This exclusive event is free to view with an option to buy the book for just £10.
Social commentator, Fran Lebowitz is in conversation to mark the Netflix release of her new documentary Pretend It’s a City, with her invariably cutting take on anything and everything. Musician Tracey Thorn offers an insight into the highs and lows of being a woman in the male-dominated music industry and to mark the publication of new editions of five of his novels, author Neil Gaiman shares fascinating tales from his prolific career.
Tickets start from £8, with the option to purchase books at a special discount. Talks are filmed at the highest quality with speakers appearing in different locations, in an intimate at-home experience that can be viewed again for up to seven days.
Joanna MacGregor with Brighton Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble
The multi-faceted and exuberant Principal string players of Brighton Philharmonic join forces with their Music Director Joanna MacGregor, in this gloriously romantic programme.
Sunday 14 March, 11.30am
We Are Displaced with Malala Yousafzai and Guests
An exclusive free event to celebrate the paperback publication of Malala Yousafzai’s powerful and emotional New York Times bestseller, We Are Displaced.
Tuesday 16 March, 6.30pm
Free / £10 including a copy of We Are Displaced
A Night in with Fran Lebowitz
Fran Lebowitz will be in conversation, sharing her invariably cutting take on anything and everything, to mark the Netflix release of Pretend It’s a City.
Thursday 18 March, 6.30pm
A Night in with Nicola Benedetti
Nicola Benedetti, one of the most sought-after violinists of her generation, talks inclusivity, fearlessness, and the black magic of interpretation while sharing some choice musical recordings with the writer and presenter Edward Seckerson.
Sunday 28 March, 6.30pm
A Night in with Neil Gaiman
To mark new editions of five of his novels, Neil Gaiman is in conversation for a special livestream event to discuss American Gods and Anansi Boys.
Monday 29 March, 6.30pm
£10 / £20 including copies of American Gods and Anansi Boys
A Night in with Mel Giedroyc
Join Mel Giedroyc – much-loved comedian, writer, actor and presenter – to celebrate the publication of her new book The Best Things: a funny, tender, timely story about a family on the brink.
Tuesday 30 & Wednesday 31 March, 6.30pm
£10 / £22 including a signed copy of The Best Things
A Night in with Tracey Thorn
Join Tracey Thorn to celebrate the publication of her book, My Rock ’n’ Roll Friend, an exploration of female friendship and the highs and lows of being a woman within the male-dominated music industry.
Friday 2 April, 6.30pm
£10 / £21 including a signed copy of My Rock ‘n’ Roll Friend
A Night in with Tawseef Khan
Join Tawseef Khan in conversation with Magid Magid, to mark the publication of The Muslim Problem: Why We’re Wrong About Islam and Why It Matters.
Monday 5 April, 6.30pm
£8 / £16.99 including a copy of Why We’re Wrong About Islam and Why It Matters