The Rest is Noise

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 1ST JANUARY 2014

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19th January 2013 until 1st January 2014
 
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The Rest is NoiseOne of the Southbank Centre's most ambitious classical music projects to date, The Rest is Noise is a year-long festival that takes audiences on a chronological journey through music in the 20th century. Based on the 2007 book by Alex Ross, the series will bring the book to life through concerts, performances, films, talks and debates. The backbone of the festival will be provided by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, who will provide more than 30 concerts to help with the storytelling and dramatisation of the most important musical, political and social moments of the 20th century. Jude Kelly, the Southbank Centre's Artistic Director, describes the festival as viewing 20th-century music "through the prism of history with its revolutions and counter-revolutions, its major moral and philosophical upheavals around race, gender, faith, political credo and pacifism and its new relationship to technology and artistic democracy."

 

About Southbank Centre

London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design finally move into the 21st century with a proposal that includes a floating glass pavilion, two more roof gardens, a space for riverside arts and a large pedestrian area. More about Southbank Centre

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The Rest is Noise  Vladimir Jurowski - (C) Chris Christodoulou  

The Rest is Noise - Vladimir Jurowski - (C) Chris Christodoulou

The Rest is Noise Vladimir Jurowski - (C) Chris Christodoulou 

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LondonTown.com - The Rest is Noise Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Waterloo Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Lambeth North Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Park
 
13 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 6 minutes from The Rest is Noise
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 10 minutes from The Rest is Noise
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th October 2014 to 21st February 2015
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, South Bank, London WC2H | 11 minutes from The Rest is Noise
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Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Rest is Noise
London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design ... More
 
 
 
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Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Rest is Noise
Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat auditorium, ... More
 
 
 
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Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Rest is Noise
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
 
 
 
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The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Rest is Noise
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
 
 
 
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South Bank
London > Attractions >
SE1 | Same location as The Rest is Noise
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The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Rest is Noise
The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery, named ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Rest is Noise
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Rest is Noise
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, ... More
 
 
 
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
63 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Rest is Noise
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Rest is Noise
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
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Canteen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Rest is Noise
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Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Unit 6, Royal Festival Hall Riverside, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Rest is Noise
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4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 17 minutes from The Rest is Noise
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 17 minutes from The Rest is Noise
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 19 minutes from The Rest is Noise
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Rest is Noise
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Rest is Noise
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from The Rest is Noise
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Rest is Noise
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
 
 
 
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from The Rest is Noise
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from The Rest is Noise
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, SE1 | Same location as The Rest is Noise
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Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from The Rest is Noise
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
 
 
 
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Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from The Rest is Noise
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
 
 
 
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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Rest is Noise
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
 
 
 
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Rest is Noise
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The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Rest is Noise
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Southbank Centre events

 
Game Music ConnectGame Music ConnectVideo game music conference.24th September 2014Wednesday 24th September 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
Today Only
Game Music Connect
event > Business Events > Conferences
DATES  Wednesday 24th September 2014 - 9.30am-5pm
VENUE  Southbank Centre 
Video game music conference.
London Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Philharmonic OrchestraVladimir Jurowski conducts the orchestra for a performance of Magnus Lindberg's Chorale Sergey, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 3 and Dmitry Shostakovich's Symphony No 8 in C minor.24th September 2014Wednesday 24th September 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
Today Only
London Philharmonic Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 24th September 2014 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
VENUE  Southbank Centre 
Vladimir Jurowski conducts the orchestra for a performance of Magnus Lindberg's Chorale Sergey, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 3 and Dmitry Shostakovich's Symphony No 8 in C minor.
The White Plein-AirThe White Plein-AirVideos by Evgeny Granilshchikov, Mikhail Maximov and Dimitri Venkov together with an installation of paintings by an artist collective, highlighting the links between politics and art in Russia in the present day.24th September 2014Sunday 9th November 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
Free EventNow On
The White Plein-Air
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia | PRICING  Free  
DATES  24th September to 9th November 2014
VENUE  Southbank Centre 
Videos by Evgeny Granilshchikov, Mikhail Maximov and Dimitri Venkov together with an installation of paintings by an artist collective, highlighting the links between politics and art in Russia in the present day.
Wind Of TimeWind Of TimeContemporary works by Russian artists exploring the socio-political context of their homeland, including videos by Evgeny Granilshchikov, Mikhail Maximov, and Dimitri Venkov.24th September 2014Sunday 9th November 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
Free EventNow On
Wind Of Time
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia | PRICING  Free  
DATES  24th September to 9th November 2014
VENUE  Southbank Centre 
Contemporary works by Russian artists exploring the socio-political context of their homeland, including videos by Evgeny Granilshchikov, Mikhail Maximov, and Dimitri Venkov.
Catching DreamsCatching DreamsThe UK's annual national showcase of art by prisoners. The artworks on show were created by prisoners, offenders on community sentences, secure psychiatric patients and immigration detainees.24th September 2014Sunday 30th November 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Catching Dreams
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  24th September to 30th November 2014 - 10am-11pm
VENUE  Southbank Centre 
The UK's annual national showcase of art by prisoners. The artworks on show were created by prisoners, offenders on community sentences, secure psychiatric patients and immigration detainees.
Old World Gems: Part Of The Member's Wine ClubOld World Gems: Part Of The Member's Wine ClubWine tasting.25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon
Old World Gems: Part Of The Member's Wine Club
event > Leisure
DATES  Thursday 25th September 2014 - 6.30pm
VENUE  Southbank Centre 
Wine tasting.
Philharmonia OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraEsa-Pekka Salonen conducts Berlioz's Grande Messe Des Morts (Requiem). With Gloucester Choral Society, Bristol Choral Society and Philharmonia Voices.25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon
Philharmonia Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 25th September 2014 - 7.30pm-9pm
VENUE  Southbank Centre 
Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Berlioz's Grande Messe Des Morts (Requiem). With Gloucester Choral Society, Bristol Choral Society and Philharmonia Voices.
Festival Of Love TourFestival Of Love TourAn exciting programme of free events.25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon
Festival Of Love Tour
event > Tours
DATES  Thursday 25th September 2014 - 12noon-1pm
VENUE  Southbank Centre 
An exciting programme of free events.
Indian Classical Music Appreciation CourseIndian Classical Music Appreciation CourseDemystify the traditions of this music tradition.25th September 2014Wednesday 22nd October 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon
Indian Classical Music Appreciation Course
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  25th Sep, 3rd Oct, 14th Oct and 22nd Oct 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  Southbank Centre 
Demystify the traditions of this music tradition.
Yann TiersenYann TiersenYann TiersenFrench composer Yann Tiersen who hails from Brest, Brittany, and whose early albums were used for the Amelie soundtrack, performs his music for films at a special concert at Royal Festival Hall at the Southbank Centre on 26th September 2014.26th September 2014Friday 26th September 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon
Yann Tiersen
event > Concerts
DATES  Friday 26th September 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 
French composer Yann Tiersen who hails from Brest, Brittany, and whose early albums were used for the Amelie soundtrack, performs his music for films at a special concert at Royal Festival Hall at the Southbank Centre on 26th September 2014.... More about this event
 
 

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Game Music Connect
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London Philharmonic Orchestra
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Southbank Centre

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Exhibitions | Until 9th November 2014 

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The White Plein-Air
Exhibitions | Until 9th November 2014 

Southbank Centre

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Catching Dreams
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2014 

Southbank Centre

The UK's annual national showcase of art by prisoners. The artworks on show were created by prisoners, offenders on community ...More

The James Plays: James III
The James Plays: James III
Theatre | Until 29th October 2014 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 2 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

James III is full of grand schemes in the third and final installment of Rona Munro's trio of new history ...More

 
Denys Lasdun And The Architecture Of The National Theatre: Talk
Exhibitions | On 24th September 2014 

National Theatre 3 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

A celebratory event marking the centenary of the birth of the architect of the National Theatre....More

Ballyturk
Ballyturk
Theatre | Until 11th October 2014 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 3 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

The lives of two men unravel quickly over the course of 90 minutes in Enda Walsh's ambitious and tender new ...More

 
James III: The True Mirror
Theatre | Until 29th October 2014 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 3 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

The National Theatre Of Scotland and the National Theatre Of Great Britain present the final instalment of Rona Munro's historical ...More

Thames Barrier Voyage
Thames Barrier Voyage
Tours | Until 31st October 2014 

London RIB Voyages 4 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

Travel to the Thames Barrier by boat and take in some of London's top attractions from the river en route ...More

 
 
 
 
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