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Brighton Year-Round 2019

A Christmas Carol

The most original, potent and uplifting Christmas Carol I’ve ever seen

A Christmas Carol

Adaptor Gary Andrews’ presence is also the chief reason to be uplifted

A Life Twice Given

Can science give back the life that was lost?

A Woman Of No Importance

A sovereign cast-bronze production.

Alan Parmenter and Howard Blake Violin and Piano Recital

Howard Blake playing his own compositions beyond The Snowman, made this treasurable

Anne Allen and Charles Matthews Flute and Piano Recital

Anne Allen and Charles Matthews are superb, stylish recitalists

Anne Hodgson and Nick Houghton Flute and Piano Recital

An absolutely first-class chamber recital in the middle of Brighton


A very silly and fun evening romping through Jane Austenesque drawing rooms

Caroline Colingridge and Margaret Grimsdell Flute and Piano Recital

A truly exploratory programme, with not one standard in it.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

It couldn’t be done any better and puts several touring shows to shame.

Christina McMaster Piano Recital

Magnificent. It alters the settled world of this music.

Classical Folk Recital

A gently melancholic concert, with moments to touch any soft-grained heart.

Daniel Stroud, Violin, Hanzhi Zhang, Piano

A characterful, assured debut.


Hannah Gadsby's hilarious new show, named after her dog!

Endsleigh Trio

A deeply satisfying recital.


A stunning play beautifully revived by one who knows it intimately.

Florisma Baroque Recital

Five-star already, a stunning Brighton and Hove debut


There’s a clean sharp fusion between these two writers that heralds something special.

František Brikcius Solo Cello Recital

A superb recital with unique material, played with distinctive authority.


You won’t see a better revival of this drama anywhere.

Great Expectations

A professionally-realized NVT production, consummate and brooding

Guangmel Chen Piano Recital

A masterly recital, sovereign technique.

John Collins Organ Recital

Yet another superb Collins recital, impromptu.

John Lake Trio

Pretty unbeatable for summer jazz.

Julia Wallin Piano Recital

Wallin must return to play more Finnish music

Laura Browne Guitar Recital

Another quiet thrilling debut

LIPS Ensemble

Consummate and pretty well flawless. Unique and uniquely lively in their field.

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

An Unmissable Harrowing Halloween Treat

Michele Roszak and Lynda Spinney: First Love

A terrific way to blow the summer haze

New Music Brighton Concert, Friends Meeting House

Another sovereign afternoon from the most innovative regional new music group in the UK.

O’Higgins and Luft Quartet

Immensely satisfying in this repertoire.

Paul Gregory Guitar Recital

A consummate exploration of music we need to know.

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

The three lead actors, divas and a superb cast give this production its beating pink heart.

Psychic Connections

This premiere firmly establishes LLT as a superb try-out for new work

Richard Bowen Guitar Recital

A fine musician back on evocative form

Riya and Berniya Hamie Cello and Piano Recital

These sisters comprise two of a rising new generation.

Rythmie Wong Recital

A thunderous and revelatory recital.

Short Play Festival

Worth 110 minutes of any July evening.

Sohyun Park Piano Recital

An auspicious return of this pianist.

Stones in His Pockets

What better way to spend 105 minutes in the city?

Sussex Musicians Concert

Singers set a few benchmarks and piansit Kevin Allen in particular ferociously adventuring to fresh sonorities

Tabby McTat

It really is purrfect for summer

The Devil’s Playground

A dark, cruel and seductive yet strangely beautiful show

The Entertainer

There won’t be a better repointing of any Osborne work.

The Kelleth Piano Trio

Consummate and wholly satisfying.

The Lady Vanishes

A first-class production. Crisply paced, beautifully detailed, this ensemble is flawless, the finest Bill Kenwright’s team have produced

The Mill on the Floss

Stunning. This consummate, flawless production is an event for BLT and Brighton

The Other 1% Live

Jackanory for naughty Millennials.

The River, Comment is Free

Bold brave, and mostly beautiful work: a consummate double-bill.

The Thrill of Love

A superb revival, and the best production of this popular play I’ve seen.


A quietly magical production that knows its own truth and serves it hot.

Would Like To Meet

The trials and tribulations of dating in the digital age.

Wuthering Heights

There mightn’t be a finer adaptation at BOAT this year.

Yoko Ono Piano Recital

Magnificently idiomatic playing.

Yoon Seok Piano Recital

A truly distinguished recital

Zoffany Ensemble Dvorak Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Op 81

The Zoffanys are sovereign performers, and this stands with the best chamber concerts I’ve heard at this venue.