The Rest is Noise – A landmark television series about 20th century classical music that accompanies a year-long music festival on London’s South Bank. Inspired by Alex Ross’ award-winning accessible book about 20th century classical music, Southbank Centre’s festival will feature nearly 100 events, including talks, films, performances, participation events, and concerts, with the London Philharmonic Orchestra providing the orchestral backbone of the Festival. The Rest Is Noise Festival will be a chronological exploration of 20th century classical music in the context of the century’s historical, political, and cultural upheavals.
Producer: Fresh One Productions
Source: BBC press release