Full events list
W B Yeats, with R F Foster & Sinead Cusack
Monday 2 November 7.30pm at Burgh House
Roy Foster and Piers Plowright discuss the poetry and politics of W B Yeats, with readings by Sinead Cusack.more info »
Wednesday 4 November 1.00pm at Burgh House
Novelist, short story writer, playwright, and poet, Ali Smith, CBE, on the life-giving importance of writing and reading.more info »
Barry Millington on Wagner
Wednesday 4 November 7.30pm at Burgh House
An illustrated talk on the music and life of Richard Wagner, one of the most influential, and some would say controversial, artists in history.more info »
Paul Morley: Down with classical music!
Thursday 5 November 7.30pm at Burgh House
Music writer, critic, and iconoclast, Paul Morley, on knocking down musical barriers.more info »
Hunter Davies: Football, The Beatles & Me
Friday 6 November 1.00pm at Burgh House
Journalist, broadcaster, and Beatles biographer, Hunter Davies OBE, on a life of kop and pop.more info »
Ian Bostridge (tenor) & Julius Drake (piano)
Saturday 7 November 7.30pm at St John's Downshire Hill
One of the great lieder duos of our time performing Schumann settings of Heine, including Dichterliebe.more info »
Richard Coles: Religion & Rock N' Roll
Monday 9 November 1.00pm at Burgh House
Former pop star, broadcaster, and Church of England vicar, Richard Coles, on the journey from Communards to Church.more info »
Sayaka Shoji (violin) & Matan Porat (piano)
Monday 9 November 7.30pm at St John's Downshire Hill
The UK recital debut of this Deutsche Grammophon recording violinist, joined by one of Israel's leading pianists.more info »
Buster Keaton's The General
Tuesday 10 November 7.30pm at St John's Downshire Hill
Orson Welles called this "the greatest comedy ever made."
With live improvisatory accompaniment by pianist Matan Porat.
Thursday 12 November 1.00pm at Burgh House
Shami Chakrabarti, CBE, director of human rights campaign group Liberty, on the battle in the modern world between the right to individual and collective freedom and perceived threats to the state.more info »
Thursday 12 November 7.30pm at St John's Downshire Hill
BBC New Generation Artists for 2014-16, this young quartet from Berlin have chosen Hampstead for their London debut.more info »
Malcolm Arnold chamber music
Saturday 14 November 4.00pm at St John's Downshire Hill
Chamber music for piano and winds, by Malcolm Arnold.
Reiko Fujisawa (piano) & wind principals of the major London orchestras.
Jim Rattigan / Thomas Gould / Liam Noble
Saturday 14 November 7.30pm at St John's Downshire Hill
Contemplative chamber jazz with Jim Rattigan (horn), Thomas Gould (violin) & Liam Noble (piano).more info »
Chorzelski / Waley-Cohen / Durantel
Monday 16 November 7.30pm at St John's Downshire Hill
Kryzysztof Chorzelski (viola), Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violin) & Laurene Durantel (piano)
present works by Benjamin Britten, Max Bruch and two new commissions by Joseph Phibbs.
Tuesday 17 November 7.30pm at St John's Downshire Hill
“A fine trio, entitled to its big reputation” - John Fordham, The Guardian.
Tom Cawley - erstwhile pianist with Peter Gabriel’s band - leading one of Britain’s most highly regarded piano trios. With Sam Burgess (bass) and Joshua Blackmore (drums).more info »
Wihan Quartet & Gemma Rosefield
Thursday 19 November 7.30pm at St John's Downshire Hill
The wonderful quartet from Prague returns to Hampstead with Gemma to play Schubert's cello quintet and works by Anton Arensky and Mozart.more info »
CAVATINA Family Concert: Sacconi Quartet
Saturday 21 November 3.00pm at St John's Downshire Hill
A musical exploration designed for young people (aged 5 and older) and their parents.more info »
Trish Clowes / Chris Montague / Ross Stanley
Saturday 21 November 7.30pm at St John's Downshire Hill
Saxophonist and composer Trish Clowes presents a brand new musical project – a trio featuring guitarist Chris Montague (Troyka, Trish Clowes’ Tangent Quintet, Colin Towns) and pianist and organist Ross Stanley (Will Vinson, Dennis Rollins, Dylan Howe, Gareth Lockrane’s Grooveyard).more info »
Sunday 29 November 7.00pm at Hampstead Parish Church
Handel's seasonal masterpiece, with a choir of eight soloists and Ensemble Passio baroque orchestra directed by James Sherlock.more info »