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LSO Discovery Family Concert (Ages 7-12)LSO Discovery Family Concert (Ages 7-12)Presented in a fun and informative way, the London Symphony Orchestra's Family Concerts feature music based on a theme and offer the chance for everyone to get involved. Magic, mystery and mirage sets the theme for the concert on Mother's Day, Sunday 26th March 2017, as children aged between 7 and 12 can find out how Paul Dukas used the orchestra t2017-03-26T00:00:00+00002017-03-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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event > Kids Events
PRICING 5 (Under 18s), 10 (Adults)
DATES Running from Sunday 26th March 2017untilSunday 26th March 2017
Presented in a fun and informative way, the London Symphony Orchestra's Family Concerts feature music based on a theme and offer the chance for everyone to get...More about this event
Danza Contemporanea De CubaDanza Contemporanea De CubaA pungent blend of Afro Caribbean rhythms, jazzy American modernism and inflections from European ballet, evoking the sensual heart of Cuban spirit.2017-02-23T20:00:00+00002017-02-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Danza Contemporanea De Cuba
The Craft of FilmThe Craft of FilmThe Craft of FilmTaking place in the midst of award season, The Craft of Film at the Barbican explores nine cinematic crafts that are key to a film's success. From directing and acting to cinematography and costume design, the week of outstanding European films and extended screen talks and masterclasses will shine a light on the extraordinary skills and teamwork t2017-02-23T00:00:00+00002017-02-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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event > Film Events > Film festivals & seasons
PRICING 13.50-15
DATES 22nd to 28th Feb 2017
Taking place in the midst of award season, The Craft of Film at the Barbican explores nine cinematic crafts that are key to a film's success. From directing an...More about this event
Richard Mosse: IncomingRichard Mosse: IncomingRichard Mosse: IncomingConceptual documentary photographer and Deutsche Borse Photography Prize Winner Richard Mosse has created an immersive multi-channel video installation in the Barbican Curve. Incoming sees the experimental photographer collaborate with composer Ben Frost and cinematographer Trevor Tweeten to use surveillance technology in order to comment on the cu2017-02-23T00:00:00+00002017-04-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican - Curve Gallery, Ground Level Barbican Centre EC2Y 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia|PRICING Free
DATES 15th February to 23rd April 2017
VENUE Barbican - Curve Gallery
Conceptual documentary photographer and Deutsche Borse Photography Prize Winner Richard Mosse has created an immersive multi-channel video installation in the ...More about this event
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
Britten Sinfonia: John Adams At 70: Grand Pianola MusicBritten Sinfonia: John Adams At 70: Grand Pianola MusicJoana Carneiro conducts a performance of John Adams's Chamber Symphony, Timo Andres's Steady Hand, for two pianos and orchestra (world premiere), Philip Glass's Music In Similar Motion and John Adams's Grand Pianola Music.2017-02-25T19:30:00+00002017-02-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Britten Sinfonia: John Adams At 70: Grand Pianola Music
Hatsune Miku: Still Be HereHatsune Miku: Still Be HereA virtual pop persona with computer-generated vocals, created by Crypton Future Media, performing as a 3D projection in a collaboration with electronic music producer Laurel Halo and choreographer Darren Johnston, along with artists LaTurbo Avedon and Martin Sulzer.2017-02-26T20:00:00+00002017-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Hatsune Miku: Still Be Here
BellatrixBellatrixThe world champion beatboxer, double bassist and singer explores a plethora of genres, timbres and sounds.2017-02-28T19:00:00+00002017-02-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Bellatrix
Ballet Black: Triple BillBallet Black: Triple BillCassa Pancho's company of black and Asian classically-trained dancer's present Captured, which ebbs and flows to the fiery emotion of Martin Lawrance's edgy choreography, set to a Shostakovich string quartet. Plus, a performance of Michael Corder's House Of Dreams and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa gives Red Riding Hood a surprising twist.2017-03-02T19:45:00+00002017-03-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Ballet Black: Triple Bill
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraSakari Oramo conducts a performance of Nielsen's An Imaginary Trip To The Faroe Islands, Detlev Glanert's Megaris (UK premiere) and Sibelius's Four Lemminkainen Legends. With BBC Singers.2017-03-03T19:30:00+00002017-03-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
This Is Not This HeatThis Is Not This HeatMatching jagged post-punk guitar sounds with hard rhythms, dub production techniques and tape loops, here This Heat's twisting, freeform songs are fully realised live, with guests including Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip), James Sedwards and Thurston Moore adding new textures to their expansive sound.2017-03-04T19:30:00+00002017-03-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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This Is Not This Heat
Gilbert O'SullivanGilbert O'SullivanThe UK chart-topper performs his seventies classics plus songs from new album Latin a la G, exploring a Latin influence with his backing band.2017-03-05T19:30:00+00002017-03-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Gilbert O'Sullivan
Barnardo's Independent Schools Inaugural Young Supporters ConcertBarnardo's Independent Schools Inaugural Young Supporters ConcertCarole Lindsay Douglas conducts the choir in a performance of works including Will There Really Be A Morning, Up On The Roof, Imagine A World and loads more.2017-03-06T18:30:00+00002017-03-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Barnardo's Independent Schools Inaugural Young Supporters Concert
Alex Mead And Jack Wates: Find YourselfAlex Mead And Jack Wates: Find YourselfA projected tapestry of live video feeds from around the Hall's adjacent spaces which audiences can explore the foyers to discover themselves in the work.2017-03-07T00:00:00+00002017-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Alex Mead And Jack Wates: Find Yourself
Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra: From Haydn To PiazzollaMoscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra: From Haydn To PiazzollaVladimir Spivakov conducts a performance of works by great composers, including Haydn and Piazzolla.2017-03-08T20:00:00+00002017-03-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra: From Haydn To Piazzolla
Julie Cunningham & Company: Double BillJulie Cunningham & Company: Double BillJulie Cunningham & Company: Double BillDancer and choreographer Julie Cunningham presents a rare combination of dance and spoken word in her expressive double bill about gender and identity. Taking place at the Barbican, it sees Cunningham, who won a Critics' Circle Award for her performances with the maverick Michael Clark Company, set the first half of the bill, To Be Me, to Kate Temp2017-03-08T19:45:00+00002017-03-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Modern
PRICING 18
DATES 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th Mar 2017
Dancer and choreographer Julie Cunningham presents a rare combination of dance and spoken word in her expressive double bill about gender and identity. Taking ...More about this event
Efterklang & The Happy Hopeless Orchestra: LeavesEfterklang & The Happy Hopeless Orchestra: LeavesCarving a path as one of the most successful and progressive Danish bands, Leaves is the latest in a series of experimental projects by Efterklang.2017-03-09T19:30:00+00002017-03-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Efterklang & The Happy Hopeless Orchestra: Leaves
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraSimone Young conducts a performance of Bartok's Concerto For Orchestra and the UK premiere of Peter Eotvos's Senza Sangue with mezzo-soprano Christine Rice and baritone Russell Braun.2017-03-10T19:30:00+00002017-03-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
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
Roberto FonsecaRoberto FonsecaPianist and charismatic band leader Roberto Fonseca extends his take on his Cuban roots, performing his new album ABUC with a new brass driven direction.2017-03-13T20:00:00+00002017-03-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Roberto Fonseca
Andreas Scholl: Invocazione MarianeAndreas Scholl: Invocazione MarianeCountertenor Scholl explores the purity and the passion of Baroque Italy's musical love affair with the Virgin Mary.2017-03-14T19:30:00+00002017-03-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Andreas Scholl: Invocazione Mariane
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
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraFabio Luisi conducts a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No 5 ('Emperor') and2017-03-16T19:30:00+00002017-03-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
Roman TragediesRoman TragediesThis Shakespeare-inspired production turns audience members into citizens, inviting them to move freely around the auditorium, have refreshments, view the protagonists from different perspectives and live tweet about the experience. Courtesy of Toneelgroep Amsterdam.2017-03-17T16:00:00+00002017-03-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Roman Tragedies
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraFabio Luisi conducts a performance of Schubert's Symphony No 8 ('Unfinished') and Brahms's German Requiem.2017-03-19T19:00:00+00002017-03-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
The Choir Of Westminster SchoolThe Choir Of Westminster SchoolThe Choir and The Westminster Choral Society perform Faure's Requiem and Puccini's Messa Di Gloria, with soloists Andrew Kennedy (tenor) and Mark Stone (baritone).2017-03-20T19:30:00+00002017-03-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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The Choir Of Westminster School
Westminster SchoolWestminster SchoolTim Garrard conducts The Choir Of Westminster School, Westminster School Orchestra and The Westminster Choral Society in a performance of Faure's Requiem and Puccini's Messa A Quattro Voci Messa Di Gloria. With tenor Andrew Kennedy and baritone Mark Stone.2017-03-20T19:30:00+00002017-03-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Westminster School
Sunn O)))Sunn O)))Taking heavy metal and boiling it down to its core components, Sunn O)))'s self-described power ambient music eschews rhythm and melody to explore drone and texture.2017-03-21T20:00:00+00002017-03-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Sunn O)))
Manuel Gottsching: E2-E4Manuel Gottsching: E2-E4Founding member of Ash Ra Tempel, the composer and musician Manuel Gottsching, revisits and reworks landmark pieces from his career for Convergence 2017.2017-03-22T20:00:00+00002017-03-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Manuel Gottsching: E2-E4
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraAlain Altinoglu conducts a performance of Prokofiev's Overture On Hebrew Themes,2017-03-23T19:30:00+00002017-03-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
Room 29: Jarvis Cocker & Chilly GonzalesRoom 29: Jarvis Cocker & Chilly GonzalesJarvis Cocker and Chilly Gonzales give a voice to ghosts, using music, theatrics, clips from classic Hollywood movies and more to reveal the secrets of Room 29 of the Chateau Marmont hotel in Hollywood.2017-03-23T19:45:00+00002017-03-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Room 29: Jarvis Cocker & Chilly Gonzales
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second World War to now. The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945 looks at a field which has consistently produced some of the most influential and extraordinary examples of modern and contemporary design. In the wake of the w2017-03-23T00:00:00+00002017-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art Exhibitions - Architecture
PRICING Standard 14.50, concession 12
DATES 23rd March to 25th June 2017
In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second World War to now. The Japanese House: Ar...More about this event
Rizwan-Muazzam QawwaliRizwan-Muazzam QawwaliThe group perform Sufi ritual music. They sing in Farsi, Punjabi and Urdu and are accompanied by an eight-strong ensemble of gharana, harmonium and tabla.2017-03-27T19:30:00+01002017-03-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali
Joshua BellJoshua BellThe violinist performs Beethoven's Violin Sonata No 1, Op 12 No 1 and Brahms's Scherzo In C Minor.2017-03-28T19:30:00+01002017-03-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Joshua Bell
Piano Day 2017Piano Day 2017A concert that forms part of a worldwide celebration of the instrument. With two free concerts from keyboard sextet Piano Circus, including a world premiere of a piece by composer Angus MacRae, as well as Nils Frahm's Hammers; Steve Reich's Six Pianos; David Lang's Face So Pale; Max Richter's Mazuzu Dream and Graham Fitkin's Log.2017-03-29T13:00:00+01002017-03-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Piano Day 2017
London Concert Choir: The BellsLondon Concert Choir: The BellsMark Forkgen conducts a performance of Tchaikovsky's Polonaise from Eugene Onegin,2017-03-29T19:30:00+01002017-03-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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London Concert Choir: The Bells
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraFrancois-Xavier Roth conducts a performance of2017-03-30T19:30:00+01002017-03-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
New York Philharmonic: Mahler 4New York Philharmonic: Mahler 4Alan Gilbert conducts a performance of Bartok's Music For Strings, Percussion And Celeste and2017-03-31T19:30:00+01002017-03-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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New York Philharmonic: Mahler 4
New York PhilharmonicNew York PhilharmonicA spectacular performance of Beethoven's Excerpts From String Quartet No 14 In C Sharp Minor, and String Quartet No 16 In F, Grosse Fuge, John Adams's Absolute Jest and Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique. Conducted by Alan Gilbert and featuring violinists Frank Huang and Sheryl Staples, violist Cynthia Phelps and cellist Carter Brey.2017-04-01T19:30:00+01002017-04-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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New York Philharmonic
New York PhilharmonicNew York PhilharmonicA stirring performance of John Adams's Chairman Dances and Harmonielehre plus the European premiere of Esa-Pekka Salonen's Cello Concerto conducted by Alan Gilbert and featuring guest cellist Yo-Yo Ma.2017-04-02T19:30:00+01002017-04-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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New York Philharmonic
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsSenior musicians perform a programme of works by Wolf and Mahler. With sopranos Lauren Lodge-Campbell and Corinne Cowling and baritone Sean Og Boylan being accompanied by pianists Maya Irgalina, Joanne Tan and Patrick Milne.2017-04-06T18:00:00+01002017-04-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
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
The Can ProjectThe Can ProjectCan founder Irmin Schmidt conducts the world premiere of his piece An homage To Can, written with Gregor Schwellenbach, plus a supergroup performance led by Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth and featuring Can's first singer Malcolm Mooney, realising and reinterpreting the band's music. This forms a tribute to Can drummer the late Jaki Liebezeit.2017-04-08T19:30:00+01002017-04-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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The Can Project
National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain: A Spring AwakeningNational Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain: A Spring AwakeningCarlos Miguel Prieto conducts the orchestra to perform a range of classical music from Russia to Mexico, including Silvestre Revueltas's film score Night Of The Mayas.2017-04-09T19:30:00+01002017-04-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain: A Spring Awakening
Bavarian Radio Symphony OrchestraBavarian Radio Symphony OrchestraA performance of Prokofiev's Symphony No 1, Classical, Shostakovich's Symphony No 1 and Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances conducted by Mariss Jansons.2017-04-11T19:30:00+01002017-04-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
BBC SingersBBC SingersAndrew Griffiths conducts the singers in a performance of Lukaszweski's Tenebrae Responses, Janacek's Ave Maria, Smetana's Sbory Trojhlasne Pro Zenske Hlasy, Andrej Makor's Kyrie, Martinu's Romance Of The Dandelions and Stravinsky's Otce Nash.2017-04-13T18:00:00+01002017-04-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Singers
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraJiri Belohlavek conducts a performance of Dvorak's Requiem for which the orchestra are accompanied by the BBC Symphony Chorus. With soprano Katerina Knezikova, mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnston, tenor Richard Samek and bass James Platt.2017-04-13T19:30:00+01002017-04-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
Britten SinfoniaBritten SinfoniaMark Padmore and Jacqueline Shave direct a performance of Bach's St John Passion to celebrate Good Friday.2017-04-14T18:00:00+01002017-04-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Britten Sinfonia
Julieta VenegasJulieta VenegasA stripped back accordion-led performance of some of the artist's best hits from her career, including Me Voy and Limon Y Sal.2017-04-18T19:30:00+01002017-04-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Julieta Venegas
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
Rambert School Of Ballet And Contemporary Dance: On With The DanceRambert School Of Ballet And Contemporary Dance: On With The DanceThe London Schools Symphony Orchestra accompany the dancers in a performance of Tchaikovsky's Suite from Sleeping Beauty, Copland's Appalachian Spring and three short works choreographed by students.2017-04-20T19:30:00+01002017-04-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Rambert School Of Ballet And Contemporary Dance: On With The Dance
Caetano Veloso & Teresa CristinaCaetano Veloso & Teresa CristinaCristina launches her album Canta Cartola inspired by the works of the poet Cartola followed by solo performance by Veloso and some duets, providing a mix of samba and bossa.2017-04-21T20:00:00+01002017-04-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Caetano Veloso & Teresa Cristina
National Youth Brass Band Of Great BritainNational Youth Brass Band Of Great BritainBramwell Tovey conducts a performance of Elgar's Howarth Mosaic, Edward Gregson's Symphony In Two Movements, John Ireland's Elegy From A Downland Suite, Denis Wright's Concerto For Cornet, the world premiere of Gavin Higgins's Dark Arteries, Bramwell Tovey's Lincoln Tunnel Cabaret, Joseph Turrin's Fandango, Joseph Horovitz's Ballet For Band and Luc2017-04-22T19:30:00+01002017-04-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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National Youth Brass Band Of Great Britain
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraFrancois-Xavier Roth conducts a performance of Debussy's Prelude A L'Apres-Midi D'un Faune, Bartok's Viola Concerto and Bruckner's Symphony No 4. With violist Antoine Tamestit.2017-04-23T19:00:00+01002017-04-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
Doctor AtomicDoctor AtomicJohn Adams conducts his 2005 opera, telling the story of Dr J Robert Oppenheimer and the creation of the first atomic bomb. With the BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra and director Kenneth Richardson.2017-04-25T19:00:00+01002017-04-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Doctor Atomic
Sound Unbound 2017: The Barbican Classical WeekenderSound Unbound 2017: The Barbican Classical WeekenderSomething to suit every musical palette. From innovative new commissions with the likes of Chilly Gonzales and Anna Meredith to some of the finest classical scores ever written, and performances from today's leading performers like Iestyn Davies and the LSO to BBC Young Musician 2016 Sheku Kanneh-Mason.2017-04-29T10:00:00+01002017-04-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Sound Unbound 2017: The Barbican Classical Weekender
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
Basquiat: Boom for RealBasquiat: Boom for RealThis September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom for Real draws from international museums and private collections to showcase the work of the pioneering prodigy of the downtown New York art scene, who came to the media's attention in 1978 when he teamed up wi2017-09-21T00:00:00+01002018-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street EC2 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING Standard 16, concession 12
DATES 21st September 2017 to 28th January 2018
VENUE Barbican Art Gallery
This September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom for Real draws from ...More about this event
Singcircle: Stockhausen: Stimmung & Cosmic PulsesSingcircle: Stockhausen: Stimmung & Cosmic PulsesFor the 10th anniversary of Stockhausen's death, Singcircle and some of the composer's closest associates perform two of his defining masterpieces.2017-11-20T19:30:00+00002017-11-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Singcircle: Stockhausen: Stimmung & Cosmic Pulses
Afro Celt Sound SystemAfro Celt Sound SystemThe three-piece present their fusion of modern electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish and West African music.2017-11-21T19:30:00+00002017-11-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street EC2Y 8DS
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Afro Celt Sound System
 
 

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Ugly Lies The Bone
Ugly Lies The Bone
Theatre | Until 1st April 2017 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 11 minutes walk from A Scream And An Outrage

Indhu Rubasingham directs the UK premiere staging of award-winning American playwright Lindsey Ferrentino's brutally funny drama about an Afghanistan war ...More

 
Wolfgang Tillmans
Wolfgang Tillmans
Exhibitions | Until 11th June 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from A Scream And An Outrage

He started out in the early 1990s photographing clubbers for i-D magazine, in 2000 he won the Turner prize in ...More

 
Hyundai Commission: Philippe Parreno
Hyundai Commission: Philippe Parreno
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from A Scream And An Outrage

The French avant-garde artist transforms the Turbine Hall into an immersive experience, stimulating visitors' senses with choreographed acoustics, lighting, flying ...More

 
The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection
The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection
Exhibitions | Until 7th May 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from A Scream And An Outrage

A collection of modernist photography brought together by Sir Elton John over the past twenty-five years, with works by notable ...More

 
Artist Rooms: Louise Bourgeois
Artist Rooms: Louise Bourgeois
Exhibitions | Until 17th June 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from A Scream And An Outrage

Louise Bourgeois, the artist whose giant spiders first welcomed visitors to Tate Modern in 2000, is back 16 years later ...More

 
Robert Rauschenberg
Robert Rauschenberg
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from A Scream And An Outrage

American artist Robert Rauschenberg blazed a new trail for art in the second half of the ...More

 
Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 21 minutes walk from A Scream And An Outrage

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

Fire! Fire!
Fire! Fire!
Exhibitions | Until 17th April 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from A Scream And An Outrage

The Museum of London marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of 1666 with a ...More

 

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The Cheese Bar
Dining 

Matthew Carver's The Cheese Truck takes up permanent residence in the historic Camden Stables as The Cheese Bar....More

Mimi's Soho Hotel
Hotels 

Bringing luxury to 'compact living', even the seven metre squared 'Tiny Single' has Frette linen, in-room entertainment and dimmable lighting at the 58-room Mimi's Soho Hotel....More

Henrietta Hotel
Hotels 

The first London hotel from team behind the Experimental Cocktail Bar has 18 rooms and a restaurant by top chef Ollie Dabbous....More

The Craft of Film
The Craft of Film
Film Events | Until 28th February 

Barbican Centre

Taking place in the midst of award season, The Craft of Film at the Barbican ...More

 
Cut Festival: The Art of Barbering
Cut Festival: The Art of Barbering
Exhibitions | From 5th March 

Various Venues London

A ten-day event, the Cut Festival brings together ...More

 
The Future Of Fashion Weekend
The Future Of Fashion Weekend
Exhibitions | From 25th February 

The House Of St Barnabas

The Future of Fashion Weekend at the House ...More

 
Tim Burton All-Nighter
Tim Burton All-Nighter
Film Events | On 25th February 

Prince Charles Cinema

The Prince Charles Cinema pays homage to Tim Burton this weekend with an all-nighter dedicated ...More

 
Rambla
Rambla
Dining 

Catalan cuisine from Victor Garvey served in a dining room reminiscent of Barcelona's elegant-but-casual beachfront ...More

 
Jules
Jules
Dining 

An approachable, unpretentious menu, based on international tapas-style dishes, is served in the colourful, comfortable ...More

 
Mere
Dining 

MasterChef's Monica Galetti and husband David, chief sommelier at Le Gavroche, fulfil their long-term personal dream with Mere....More

The Italian Bookshop
Shopping 

Whether you're an Italian living in London or interested in learning the language, the Italian Bookshop has something to offer....More

European Bookshop
Shopping 

Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964....More

Bokan
Bokan
Dining 

Aurelie Altemaire, formerly Head Chef at Michelin-starred L'Atelier de Jöel Robuchon, has created a modern ...More

 
Chai Thali Indian Street Food Bar & Restaurant
Chai Thali Indian Street Food Bar & Restaurant
Dining 

Riotously colourful place to enjoy Indian street food ...More

 
Number 177 Bar Official Launch
Clubbing and Nightlife | From 5th March 

Number 177 Bar & Kitchen

Party tunes from Andy Blake, Carlo Anderson, Elena Colombi, Hannah Holland, Jef K, Jess Farley, Josh Caffe, Medlar, Nicola Cima, Nostalgia of Mothership, Ross From Friends, Sami Daik, ...More

4MationZone Presents: Extractions
Concerts | On 10th March 

MostArt Centre

Forward thinking electronic music

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The Tickled Bean Comedy Club
Comedy | Until 16th March 

MostArt Centre

Comedy, Musical....More

Gente de Cuba by Isabella Palumbo
Gente de Cuba by Isabella Palumbo
Exhibitions | From 26th March 

MostArt Centre

A collection of street portraits made during Isabella ...More

 
Hair The Musical
Hair The Musical
Theatre | From 3rd December 

The Vaults, Arch 233

Celebrating its 50th year, Hair comes to London this year. The acclaimed musical will be ...More

 
Jamiroquai
Jamiroquai
Concerts | On 31st March 

Roundhouse

Funk and acid jazz outfit, fronted by lead singer Jay Kay, perform works from their ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th February
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th February
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New Hotels in London 2019
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Robert De Niro's Covent Garden luxury boutique hotel, The Wellington Hotel, opens in 2019, brought ...More

 
London 2017: Theatre (January to June)
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Damian Lewis, Imelda Staunton and Griff Rhys Jones tread the boards in London's West End in 2017. Discover the hottest theatre tickets in town with our top ...More

 
 
 
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