Master Musicians: Mark Viner (Piano)
Tue 13 Feb
Mark Viner studied at the Purcell School and the Royal College of Music. Since winning 1st Prize at the International Piano Competition in Athens in 2012, he has given performances at St. James' Smiths Square, Wigmore Hall and at St. James'Church Piccadilly.
Thu 15 Feb
Four times nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and double winners of the Spiral Earth Awards Megson, aka Stu and Debbie Hanna, draw heavily on their Teesside heritage to create a truly unique brand of folk music.
The Selfish Giant
Fri 16 & Sat 17 Feb
Once upon a time there was the most beautiful garden. A garden where blossom hung from every tree, and the sound of birdsong echoed in every corner. A garden filled with the laughter of children playing, where the gates were always open... But those days are long since gone.
The Music of Otis Redding
Fri 16 Feb
Originally commissioned by Soul Cookers Records for Saint Paul Soul Jazz Festival 2008, this authentic celebration of Otis Redding's music pairs charismatic Burundian singer songwriter Mudibu with Hammond and horns from The Jezebel Sextet.
Suggs - A Life in The Realm of Madness
Fri 16 Feb
Madness frontman Suggs sold out venues up and down the land with his one man show My Life Story. Now he’s back with a brand new show and performing at the PAA for the very first time.
This event will take place at Princess Alexandra Auditorium.