Bristol Ensemble conductor Jonathan James hosts this popular series of talks that dig deeper into the themes and ideas behind the music.
In an entertaining and incisive style, Jonathan explores and uncovers the musical building blocks of each programme, putting the music performed into historical and social context.
Today Jonathan will explore the programme from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Wagner Gala.
On Wednesday 23 September 2020 Colston Hall changed its name to Bristol Beacon.
Our new name is just the first step, it is about more than the sign above our door. Click below to find out more about how we’re changing, watch our name announcement, and discover how we want everyone to share in the joy of live music.