Europe Always Hits the Right Notes
Our Cultural Capitals are filled with songs to sing along to and music that will leave you toe-tapping and foot-stomping for more.
Nothing pairs with a pint of Guinness better than the unmistakable sounds of the traditional Irish fiddle. No matter what the hour you’ll find duets, quartets, quintets and more performing along the streets and in pubs in and around Dublin. And what’s more Irish than night out at a pub with the craic?
Banlieues Bleues in Paris is a tribute to the sounds of the past and an intriguing look at what the future of jazz and blues holds. Renowned performers from around Europe and the world converge on the city’s Seine St Denis suburb to perform in a variety of venues. Be sure to catch such acts as Omara Portuond, Rokia Traoré and Archie Shepp at Saint-Ouen, Aubervilliers, Pantin and many other venues.
And what better way to celebrate 50 years of the Beatles than a performance by one its greatest tribute bands? Catch The Magic of the Beatles at London’s UK arena on the 15th of April and you’ll be singing along to Yesterday like there’s no tomorrow.
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Budapest: The Liszt Academy of Music
Founded by Franz Liszt himself, the Liszt academy in Budapest is more than simply a concert hall that showcases some of the world’s foremost talent, it’s also a school dedicated to the next generation of musical maestros. Take in a student concert or a professional performance in the main hall of the inspiring Art Nouveau building. Visit the site.
Florence: Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
It’s opera and concert festival season in Florence. And during the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino the Teatro della Pergola, Comunale and Piccola are filled with unforgettable acts from around the world of music and performance. Visit the site.
Hampshire: Up Among the Stars
Up among the Stars is a collection of hot songs from the stage and screen as performed by the Southampton Musical Society. Sing along to your favorites from Guys & Dolls, Les Miserable, Wicked and Moulin Rouge. Visit the site.
Lisbon: A performance by the Orquestra Gulbenkian
With sixty-six members, the Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon is one of the country’s most respected chamber and symphonic groups. And under current director Lawrence Foster, the orchestra continues to bring orchestra music into the mainstream. Visit the site.
Prague: The music and art of the Obecní dum
A cultural landmark. A cultural centre. And perhaps most importantly a legendary music hall. If you were to see one concert in Prague, consider the Obecní dum. Take time before and after shows and even during intermissions to soak in this wonderful example of Art Nouveau architecture. Visit the site.