Candoco Dance Company at Brighton Dome

Spotlight on Candoco: Behind the scenes of Beheld

31 Jan 2017

An insight in to the influences, artistic direction and choreography of Candoco Dance Companies highly anticipated performance Beheld.Through virtuosic choreography and unsurpassable talent world leading contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled dancers, Candoco present their stunning double bill, CounterActs.…
Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra conductor and cellist Thomas Carroll and great great great great uncle, Frederick Delius

Preview: Delius's relative, cellist Thomas Carroll conducts Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra

27 Jan 2017

Peter Back previews the next BPO concert: The Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra brings the light, colour and vibrancy of the Mediterranean to the Dome on Sunday afternoon with a performance of Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony. Written in a sunny room on the Piazza di Spagna in Rome, and completed in Naples, the work…
Bridget Christie

Brighton Dome celebrates International Women's Day

26 Jan 2017

Brighton Dome will mark International Women’s Day 2017 with a specially selected series of performances and events, including a talk on ecofeminism by Germaine Greer, stand-up Bridget Christie’s take on Brexit, a live recording of The Guilty Feminist podcast, and a day-long marketplace of performance, art and debate…

Video: Interview with Sean Shibe

23 Jan 2017

Despite swiftly establishing himself as one of the UK’s leading classical guitarists, and being the first ever guitarist to be selected as a BBC New Generation Artist, Sean Shibe appears both modest and humble. Here, Scottish born Shibe shares his background, how he started out learning guitar and who inspires him musically.Brighton…
Femi Martin - How to Die of a Broken Heart at Brighton Dome

5 minutes with...Femi Martin

20 Jan 2017

Writer and performer Femi Martin gives us the low-down on her first solo theatre show How to Die of a Broken Heart where she shares some of her most embarrassing and painful experiences, but with plenty of laughs along the way.How and where will the show be staged?The show will be in the Founders Room on 25th…
Image of Gabriel's Plays

UK premiere of topical play cycle set during the US election year are first shows announced for Brighton Festival 2017

18 Jan 2017

The UK premiere of The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family - an acclaimed trilogy of plays by Tony Award-winning playwright and director Richard Nelson set during the turbulent US Election year - are the first shows to be revealed as part of Brighton Festival 2017 (6-28 May) ahead of the full programme announcement…
Kate Tempest Guest Director

Brighton Festival names Kate Tempest as Guest Director 2017

16 Jan 2017

We are delighted to announce that the Guest Director for Brighton Festival 2017 is the acclaimed recording artist, poet, playwright and novelist Kate TempestDescribed by The Guardian as ‘one of the brightest British talents around,' Tempest’s prolific artistic output across multiple disciplines…
The Works at Brighton Dome

Artist Opportunity: The Works Junior Edition

16 Jan 2017

This season The Works will be for artists who make work for children aged between 7-10.Are you an innovative artist exploring theatre, music and/or dance for young people? Would you benefit from piloting an excerpt of a new work in front of your target audience? This public sharing is a unique chance for artists and audiences…

Contractors appointment kick-starts first phase of Royal Pavilion Estate development

16 Jan 2017

Britain's oldest and most established building company, R. Durtnell and Sons Limited, have been appointed by Brighton & Hove City Council as contractors to start works on transforming the Grade 1 listed Brighton Dome Corn Exchange and Grade 2 listed Studio Theatre - the first phase of our joint development plans for…
There Will Be Blood Live at Brighton Dome

Interview: London Contemporary Orchestra's Hugh Brunt on There Will Be Blood

12 Jan 2017

Co-Principal Conductor and co-Artistic Director of the London Contemporary Orchestra, Hugh Brunt, sheds some light on the creative processes behind There Will Be Blood's highly compelling live performance and the intricacies that have enabled it to flourish in to a truly captivating experience. When did…

Three former SPECTRUM artists receive Government funding to boost their international profile

11 Jan 2017

Tigercub, Luke Sital-Singh and Phoria, artists who have all headlined Brighton Dome SPECTRUM events, have been awarded Government funding to support their development internationally.The Music Exports Growth Scheme (MEGS), run by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) has awarded £249,385 in total to UK indie music labels…
Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra at Brighton Dome

Preview: Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes two of Britain’s most talented young artists

10 Jan 2017

Brighton Philharmonic OrchestraSun 15 Jan, 2.45pmBen Gernon conductorJoseph Moog pianoPeter Back previews the next BPO concertThe guest soloist with the Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra on Sunday afternoon will be the brilliant young German pianist Joseph Moog. Described by Radio Bremen as ‘a treasure hunter with supernatural…

feat. Mexrrissey

9 Jan 2017

Mexico loves Morrissey, and that’s a fact. Now a band from Mexico City has recreated the music of Morrissey and The Smiths. Singer and keyboardist Ceci Bastida explains why Mexrrissey is more than a tribute act.When did you first discover the music of Morrissey/The Smiths?When I was a teenager. I grew up in…
There Will Be Blood with the London Contemporary Orchestra live at Brighton Dome

Nine things you might not know about There Will Be Blood

5 Jan 2017

Watching There Will Be Blood with the score performed live is a rare treat for acoustic-contemporary fans and film-lovers alike, but before you do, here are nine things you might not know about There Will Be Blood and its incredible score... The film was exceptionally well-received:It was voted number 1…