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China and South Asia

Reopening after a major refurbishment, the beautiful Hotung gallery explores the cultures of China and South Asia through a range of magnificent objects.

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Scelsi's piano music

Wednesday 25 April,
15.00 / Performance

Stockhausen's Hymnen

Thursday 26 April,
15.00 / Performance

Ligeti's Etudes for Solo Piano

Friday 27 April,
19.30 / Performance

Ligeti’s Poème Symphonique for 100 metronomes

Saturday 28 April,
11.00 / Performance