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Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall
|Voicing early modernism: The Rest is Noise with Barbara Hannigan|
|Billed as “The soundtrack of the 20th century”, The Rest is Noise season of 2013 has now commenced at the Southbank Centre. Concert programmes scheduled throughout January have focused on the Second Viennese School and its infamous break with western tonality. However, for those bewitched by the descent of music history into an atonal abyss, Thursday’s concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall offered a refreshing take on the narrative we are apparently so well acquainted with.|
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