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BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraJukka-Pekka Saraste conducts the orchestra to perform Burrell's Concerto For Brass And Orchestra, Haydn's Symphony No 83 In G Minor 'La Poule' and Stravinsky's The Firebird.2016-12-07T19:30:00+00002016-12-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
The VulgarThe VulgarThe Vulgar What makes something vulgar? Drawing on a wealth of stunning exhibits from the Renaissance to the 18th, late 20th and 21st centuries, The Vulgar attempts to answer this question. Curated by exhibition-maker Judith Clark and psychoanalyst Adam Phillips, this Barbican exhibition shows how fashion often changes the definition of the word.2016-12-07T00:00:00+00002017-02-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street EC2 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES 13th October 2016 to 5th February 2017
VENUE Barbican Art Gallery
What makes something vulgar? Drawing on a wealth of stunning exhibits from the Renaissance to the 18th, late 20th and 21st centuries, The Vulgar a...More about this event
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsSenior musicians from the Guildhall School take to the stage before LSO concerts with free performances of complementary repertoire.2016-12-08T18:00:00+00002016-12-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
CymbelineCymbelineShakespeare's erotic and politically charged study of marital discord and deception. Directed by Melly Still with Gillian Bevan as the first woman to play Cymbeline in a RSC production; and making her RSC debut in the role of Innogen is Bethan Cullinane.2016-12-08T13:30:00+00002016-12-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Cymbeline
Johann JohannssonJohann JohannssonJohann JohannssonIcelandic musician and composer Johann Johannsson, best known for soundtracks to films like The Theory of Everything, Sicario and The Miners' Hymns, performed at the Barbican in 2014, returns to London to premiere material from new sci-fi film Arrival. Johannsson will also play upcoming soundtracks for Danish documentary Good Things Await, music fr2016-12-09T00:00:00+00002016-12-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Hall, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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event > Concerts > Classical
PRICING 17.50-25 plus booking fee
DATES Friday 9th December 2016
VENUE Barbican Hall
Icelandic musician and composer Johann Johannsson, best known for soundtracks to films like The Theory of Everything, Sicario and The Miners' Hymns, performed ...More about this event
NCO Winter Concert 2016NCO Winter Concert 2016Natalia Luis-Bassa and Roger Clarkson conduct talented young musicians aged 14 and under in works including Rimsky-Korsakov's Capriccio Espagnol and John Williams's Star Wars Suite.2016-12-11T19:00:00+00002016-12-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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NCO Winter Concert 2016
Monteverdi Choir/English Baroque Soloists: Bach At ChristmasMonteverdi Choir/English Baroque Soloists: Bach At ChristmasA stirring performance of Bach's Magnificat In E, Lutheran Mass In F and Cantata "Susser Trost".2016-12-12T19:30:00+00002016-12-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Monteverdi Choir/English Baroque Soloists: Bach At Christmas
Sponge: Turned On Its HeadSponge: Turned On Its HeadDance show for under 5s by dance company Turned On Its Head.2016-12-13T10:30:00+00002016-12-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Sponge: Turned On Its Head
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsPianist Antonina Suhanova from the Guildhall School performs Shostakovich's Two Preludes And Fugues and Mussorgsky's Pictures From An Exhibition.2016-12-14T18:00:00+00002016-12-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
BBC Symphony Orchestra/FinleyBBC Symphony Orchestra/FinleySanttu-Matias Rouvali conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra, with baritone Gerald Finley, to perform Tchaikovsky's Overture To Romeo & Juliet, the UK premiere of Kaija Saariaho's True Fire and Prokofiev's Symphony No 5.2016-12-15T19:30:00+00002016-12-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra/Finley
Les Arts Florissants: Handel's MessiahLes Arts Florissants: Handel's MessiahWilliam Christie directs the period-instrument ensemble featuring sopranos Emmanuelle De Negri and Katherine Watson, counter-tenor Carlo Vistoli, tenor Samuel Boden and bass Konstantin Wolff.2016-12-19T19:00:00+00002016-12-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Les Arts Florissants: Handel's Messiah
Christmas With Aled JonesChristmas With Aled JonesThe popular vocalist performs a selection of festive favourites including music by Rutter, Bach and much-loved carols with soprano Jennifer France, The London Chorus and the London Concert Orchestra.2016-12-22T19:30:00+00002016-12-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Christmas With Aled Jones
Katherine JenkinsKatherine JenkinsThe Welsh mezzo-soprano performs classical and contemporary songs and arias.2016-12-27T19:30:00+00002016-12-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Katherine Jenkins
Beethoven's Choral Symphony, Barbican HallBeethoven's Choral Symphony, Barbican HallAn amazing evening and an unforgettable all-Beethoven programme featuring the monumental 'Choral' symphony and its climactic 'Ode to Joy'.2016-12-30T07:30:00+00002016-12-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Beethoven's Choral Symphony, Barbican Hall
The Glenn Miller OrchestraThe Glenn Miller OrchestraRay McVay directs the big band with the 1940s sound, featuring guest vocalists The Swingtime Jivers.2016-12-31T14:30:00+00002016-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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The Glenn Miller Orchestra
Viennese New Year's Eve GalaViennese New Year's Eve GalaBring some 19th century glamour into your night of celebration with the Viennese New Year's Eve Gala held at the prestigious Barbican Hall. The evening includes some classic Viennese music played by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and dancing from the world-famous Johan Strauss dance collective. The gala has become a Barbican tradition loved by ma2016-12-31T00:00:00+00002016-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Hall, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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event > Seasonal > New Year
PRICING 19.50-45
DATES Saturday 31st December 2016
VENUE Barbican Hall
Bring some 19th century glamour into your night of celebration with the Viennese New Year's Eve Gala held at the prestigious Barbican Hall. The evening include...More about this event
The Sound Of MusicalsThe Sound Of MusicalsRichard Balcombe conducts the London Concert Orchestra as they perform music from a selection of well-known musicals, with singers Kerry Ellis, Joanna Ampil, Oliver Tompsett and Graham Bickley.2017-01-02T14:30:00+00002017-01-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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The Sound Of Musicals
Boy Blue Entertainment: Blak Whyte GrayBoy Blue Entertainment: Blak Whyte GrayThe award-winning hip-hop dance company founded by choreographer Kenrick 'H20' Sandy and composer Michael 'Mikey J' Asante presents an exploration of the experiences of contemporary life in a triple bill.2017-01-12T19:45:00+00002017-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Boy Blue Entertainment: Blak Whyte Gray
Boy Blue Entertainment: NeXTBoy Blue Entertainment: NeXTThe award-winning hip-hop dance company founded by choreographer Kenrick 'H20' Sandy and composer Michael 'Mikey J' Asante presents works by performer and choreographer Kloe Dean and multi-faceted artist Tyrone Isaac-Stuart.2017-01-15T19:45:00+00002017-01-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Boy Blue Entertainment: NeXT
SacekripaSacekripaThe French company perform a work about two faded variety acrobats.2017-01-17T18:30:00+00002017-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Sacekripa
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsMartin Robertson conducts senior members of the Guildhall School in a performance of works by Mark-Anthony Turnage.2017-01-19T17:30:00+00002017-01-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
Siobhan Davies Dance: material / rearranged / to / beSiobhan Davies Dance: material / rearranged / to / beThe London-based investigative arts organisation presents an installation comprised of multiple pieces by choreographers, visual artists, scientists and designers exploring how the body feels when in the act of doing. It includes performance, film projection and objects that are presented as an ever-changing arrangement.2017-01-20T11:00:00+00002017-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Siobhan Davies Dance: material / rearranged / to / be
B.S.I Jam: Boy Blue After PartyB.S.I Jam: Boy Blue After PartyMichael 'Mikey J' Asante and guests spin their favourite dance of funk, house, R&B, hip hop and old skool tune.2017-01-21T22:00:00+00002017-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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B.S.I Jam: Boy Blue After Party
King CreosoteKing CreosoteThe acclaimed singer-songwriter and squeezebox Casanova performs tracks from his most recent album.2017-01-22T19:20:00+00002017-01-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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King Creosote
Dewey Dell: MarzoDewey Dell: MarzoThe performance company from Italy founded by Agata, Demetrio, Teodora Castellucci and Eugenio Resta present a mix of physical theatre and contemporary dance to tell a manga-influenced, comic strip drama with a discordant, electronic soundtrack and minimal narrative.2017-01-24T19:45:00+00002017-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Dewey Dell: Marzo
Anne-Sophie Mutter In RecitalAnne-Sophie Mutter In RecitalThe violinist accompanied by pianist Lambert Orkis performs Sebastian Currier's Clockwork, Mozart's Violin Sonata In A Major, Respighi's Violin Sonata In B Minor and Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso.2017-01-25T19:30:00+00002017-01-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Anne-Sophie Mutter In Recital
Steve MasonSteve MasonThe Edinburgh-born singer-songwriter and member of The Beta band, performs his alternative rock material.2017-01-27T19:30:00+00002017-01-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Steve Mason
The Royal Ballet: Les Enfants Terribles: Philip Glass At 80The Royal Ballet: Les Enfants Terribles: Philip Glass At 80The acclaimed dance company shares the stage with singers from the Royal Opera's Jette Parker Young Artists Programme to present a radical dance-opera based on the writings of Jean Cocteau and directed and choreographed by Javier De Frutos.2017-01-27T16:00:00+00002017-01-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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The Royal Ballet: Les Enfants Terribles: Philip Glass At 80
Topic Records And The Art OfFolk MusicTopic Records And The Art OfFolk Music2017-01-31T19:30:00+00002017-01-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Topic Records And The Art OfFolk Music
RelicRelicThe Greek director, choreographer, short filmmaker and performer, Euripides Laskaridis, brings his surreal work to the stage.2017-01-31T19:45:00+00002017-02-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Relic
Charleroi Danses: Kiss & CryCharleroi Danses: Kiss & CryCharleroi Danses: Kiss & CryLondon International Mime Festival and the Barbican present Charleroi Danses Kiss & Cry, a multimedia dance piece resulting from a collaboration between filmmaker Jaco Van Dormael and Belgian choreographer Michele Anne De Mey in which a pair of hands create a microscopic world. A woman near the end of her life remembers her greatest loves, starting2017-02-01T00:00:00+00002017-02-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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event > Dance > Modern Dance - Physical Theatre
PRICING 16-28
DATES 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Feb 2017
London International Mime Festival and the Barbican present Charleroi Danses Kiss & Cry, a multimedia dance piece resulting from a collaboration between filmma...More about this event
Singing Greece: A TributeSinging Greece: A TributeGreek singers Dimitra Galani, Eleni Tsaligopoulou and Giota Nega perform traditional folk and ethnic songs through to their modern descendants, Rebetiko and Laika, accompanied by traditional instruments.2017-02-06T19:00:00+00002017-02-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Singing Greece: A Tribute
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsSenior musicians from the Guildhall School perform Bach's Sheep May Safely Graze, Ravel's Valses Nobles Et Sentimentales and Rachmaninov's Variations On A Theme Of Corelli with pianist Sophia Dee.2017-02-15T18:00:00+00002017-02-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
Shirley CollinsShirley CollinsThe legendary folk singer performs in accompaniment to her album Lodestar.2017-02-18T19:30:00+00002017-02-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Shirley Collins
Murray Perahia Plays Beethoven IIMurray Perahia Plays Beethoven IIWorld-renowned pianist Murray Perahia performs Beethoven's Coriolan Overture, Piano Concerto No 2 In B Flat and Piano Concerto No 4 In G.2017-02-20T19:30:00+00002017-02-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Murray Perahia Plays Beethoven II
Tanita TikaramTanita TikaramThe Anglo-German folk pop singer-songwriter, who is best known for her 1980s hits Twist in My Sobriety and Good Tradition, promotes her ninth album Closer To The People.2017-02-24T19:30:00+00002017-02-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Tanita Tikaram
Jordi SavallJordi SavallJordi Savall directs a performance of Lully's Alceste Suite, Marais's Alcyone Suites No 1 and 4, Handel's Water Music Suites No 2 and 4 and Rameau's Les Boreades Suite.*2017-03-11T19:30:00+00002017-03-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Jordi Savall
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists2017-03-12T17:30:00+00002017-03-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
Guildhall Symphony OrchestraGuildhall Symphony OrchestraPietari Inkinen conducts a performance of Wagner's The Ring Without Words.2017-03-15T19:30:00+00002017-03-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Guildhall Symphony Orchestra
Murray Perahia Plays Beethoven IIIMurray Perahia Plays Beethoven IIIWorld-renowned pianist performs Beethoven's Romance No 2 In F, Symphony No 1 In C and Piano Concerto No 5 In E Flat 'Emperor'.2017-04-07T19:30:00+01002017-04-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Murray Perahia Plays Beethoven III
ObsessionObsessionIvo van Hove directs Jude Law in a stage version of Luchino Visconti's 1943 erotically charged thriller, based on James M Cain's novel The Postman Always Rings Twice, about a down-at-heel drifter, who sparks a dangerous affair with a married woman, whose husband owns a roadside restaurant and petrol station. The lovers plot to kill the spouse but t2017-04-19T19:45:00+01002017-05-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Obsession
Handel: AriodanteHandel: AriodanteHarry Bicket directs The English Concert from the harpsichord in a concert performance of Handel's opera, featuring Joyce DiDonato as Ariodante, Christiane Karg as Ginevra, Joelle Harvey as Dalinda, Sonia Prinaas as Polinesso, David Portillo as Lucanio and Matthew Brook as the King of Scotland.2017-05-16T19:00:00+01002017-05-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Handel: Ariodante
KT TunstallKT TunstallThe Edinburgh-born singer-songwriter and musician performs pop-rock and folk songs.2017-05-22T19:30:00+01002017-05-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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KT Tunstall
Monteverdi VespersMonteverdi VespersLive Music, Choir.2017-06-23T19:30:00+01002017-06-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Monteverdi Vespers
 
 

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