Performing Arts

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Learn more about Music History courses at City Lit!
Learning to sing online: six reasons why it works
Antique painting
Examining the origins of a piece of music can transform the way you listen to it. Music History examines the history of the composer and unpicks the social, political, economic, and cultural trends of...
Musicians playing instruments
Reflections on learning and playing chamber music online by Gisela Meyer (chamber music tutor)
Jacqueline Quinn
Ahead of the City Lit Theatre Company's online adaptation of Cristian Solimeno's highly acclaimed film 'I Made This For You' this December, we caught up with Jacqueline Quinn who plays the role of Meg...
I Made This For You by Cristian Solimeno, Directed by Gary Grant
Directed by Gary Grant, who starred in the original film and especially adapted for City Lit, this searingly honest play tackles mental health and depression head on. The taboo of mental health, depr...
 Trish Shaw
We’d like to introduce Trish Shaw, the Head of School for Performing Arts. We had a chat with Trish about her role at City Lit and her passion for music and the arts.
Joseph Boulogne (portrait by William Ward, BnF)
Learn more about repertoire and classical racism, from City Lit clarinet and wind tutor Ross Thomas
Student playing piano
Our Piano Repertoire students, coached by Petros Moschos, were due to perform at The Foundling Museum this month so instead they and The Foundling Museum have put together this fantastic video to shar...
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We offer a range of different instrumental classes from complete beginners to regular orchestra workshops and big band for our most advanced players, so there’s sure to be a class that’s right for...