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Ana MouraAna MouraThe chart-topping artist from Portugal takes to the stage to perform her own original and contemporary fado songs.2016-09-26T19:30:00+01002016-09-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ana Moura
 
The AlchemistThe AlchemistPolly Findlay directs Ben Jonson's Renaissance comedy of human folly set in London during an outbreak of the plague. Hywel Morgan plays gentleman Lovewit, who flees the capital and foolishly leaves his home in the care of his scheming butler Jeremy.2016-09-26T19:15:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Alchemist
 
The MachineThe MachineCollectif And Then's Francesca Hyde and Lucie N'Duhirahe in collaboration with the Serbian collective Karkatag present an interactive theatre piece about machinery.2016-09-27T19:45:00+01002016-10-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Machine
 
Doctor FaustusDoctor FaustusChristopher Marlowe's dark and subversive tale of one man's foolhardy pact with The Devil, directed by Maria Aberg. Sandy Grierson and Oliver Ryan alternate the roles of Doctor Faustus and the demon Mephistopheles by lighting a match on stage and watching it burn.2016-09-27T19:15:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Doctor Faustus
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Oramo: Brett Dean, StraussBBC Symphony Orchestra/Oramo: Brett Dean, StraussSakari Oramo conducts Brett Dean's Knocking At The Hellgate and Strauss's Ein Heldenleben, with baritone Russell Braun.2016-09-28T19:30:00+01002016-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra/Oramo: Brett Dean, Strauss
 
Marouane HajjiMarouane HajjiThe vocalist from Morocco performs Sufi worship music. Support comes from Master Musicians of Jajouka led by Bachir Attar.2016-09-29T19:30:00+01002016-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Marouane Hajji
 
James Holden & Maalem Houssam GuiniaJames Holden & Maalem Houssam GuiniaA collaboration between the two musicians on a mixture of electronica and Moroccan music. Support from Etienne Jaumet & Sonic Boom: The La Monte Young Project.2016-09-30T19:30:00+01002016-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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James Holden & Maalem Houssam Guinia
 
ParisaParisaThe singer from Iran performs the poems of Rumi. Meshk Ensemble supports.2016-10-01T19:30:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Parisa
 
Rafiki JazzRafiki JazzThe international world music collective perform songs from their upcoming album In Trance-It, as well as material from across their ten years together.2016-10-01T22:00:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Rafiki Jazz
 
Stars Of The LidStars Of The LidThe duo comprising Adam Wiltzie and Brian McBride that hails from Texas, performs its post-rock and ambient material.2016-10-02T19:30:00+01002016-10-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Stars Of The Lid
 
Songlines Music Awards 2016 Winners's ConcertSonglines Music Awards 2016 Winners's ConcertThe four winners of the competition, Mariza, Songhoy Blues, Debashish Bhattacharya and Sam Lee, perform their original material.2016-10-03T20:00:00+01002016-10-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Songlines Music Awards 2016 Winners's Concert
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra/OramoBBC Symphony Orchestra/OramoThe orchestra join forces with Shakespeare's Globe Theatre to combines music and drama for a performance of Antony And Cleopatra, featuring music by Florent Schmitt.2016-10-04T19:30:00+01002016-10-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra/Oramo
 
Ju Percussion Group 30th Anniversary TourJu Percussion Group 30th Anniversary TourThe ensemble performs its melange of traditional Asian, Western classical and contemporary drumming.2016-10-05T19:30:00+01002016-10-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ju Percussion Group 30th Anniversary Tour
 
Symphonic Fantasies London: Pre-Concert TalkSymphonic Fantasies London: Pre-Concert TalkTalk by composer Yoko Shimomura, plus Q&A.2016-10-06T18:15:00+01002016-10-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Symphonic Fantasies London: Pre-Concert Talk
 
Symphonic Fantasies London: Jonne Valtonen, Yoko Shimomura, Hiroki Kikuta, Yasunori Mitsuda, Nobuo USymphonic Fantasies London: Jonne Valtonen, Yoko Shimomura, Hiroki Kikuta, Yasunori Mitsuda, Nobuo UEckehard Stier conducts Jonne Valtonen's Fanfare Overture, Yoko Shimomura's Fantasy I: Kingdom Hearts, Hiroki Kikuta's Fantasy II: Secret Of Mana, Yasunori Mitsuda's Fantasy III: Chrono Trigger / Chrono Cross and Nobuo Uematsu's Fantasy IV: Final Fantasy.2016-10-06T20:00:00+01002016-10-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Symphonic Fantasies London: Jonne Valtonen, Yoko Shimomura, Hiroki Kikuta, Yasunori Mitsuda, Nobuo U
 
Whale Watching TourWhale Watching TourArtists from the Icelandic record label perform their individual material. Those appearing include Nico Muhly, Valgeir Sigurosson and Sam Amidon.2016-10-07T19:30:00+01002016-10-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Whale Watching Tour
 
Just JamJust JamOnline channel Just Jam provides a showcase of underground electronic music from around the world, with live sets from MCs, DJs and producers paired with psychedelic visuals.2016-10-08T20:00:00+01002016-10-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Just Jam
 
Purcell The Fairy QueenPurcell The Fairy QueenThe Academy ensemble performs a semi=staged performance of Purcell's fantastical music-drama The Fairy Queen.,2016-10-10T19:00:00+01002016-10-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Purcell The Fairy Queen
 
The 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.2016-10-13T00:00:00+01002017-02-05T00:00:00+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
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra: Robin HoodBBC Symphony Orchestra: Robin HoodThe orchestra performs a new score for Douglas Fairbanks and Allan Dwan's 1922 silent film about the outlaw from English folklore.2016-10-14T19:00:00+01002016-10-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra: Robin Hood
 
MacMillan Choral Music: Stabat Mater: James MacMillan, Tallis, Vaughan WilliamsMacMillan Choral Music: Stabat Mater: James MacMillan, Tallis, Vaughan WilliamsHarry Christophers conducts The Sixteen and Britten Sinfonia in James Macmillan's Miserere and Stabat Mater, Tallis's Why Fum'th In Fight and Vaughan Williams's Fantasia On A Theme Of Thomas Tallis.2016-10-15T19:30:00+01002016-10-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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MacMillan Choral Music: Stabat Mater: James MacMillan, Tallis, Vaughan Williams
 
London Symphony Orchestra / Sir John Eliot Gardiner: MendelossohnLondon Symphony Orchestra / Sir John Eliot Gardiner: MendelossohnSir John Eliot Gardiner conducts Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto and Symphony No 2, 'Lobgesang', with Alina Ibragimova, violin and Lucy Crowe, soprano.2016-10-16T19:00:00+01002016-10-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra / Sir John Eliot Gardiner: Mendelossohn
 
Beloved Friend: Tchaikovsky ProjectBeloved Friend: Tchaikovsky ProjectSemyon Bychkov conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No 2 and Manfred Symphony, with Kirill Gerstein, piano.2016-10-19T19:30:00+01002016-10-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Beloved Friend: Tchaikovsky Project
 
Crouch End Festival Chorus: Swan Song: Gibbons, Strauss, BrahmsCrouch End Festival Chorus: Swan Song: Gibbons, Strauss, BrahmsDavid Temple conducts Gibbons's The Silver Swan, Strauss's Four Last Songs and Brahms's Ein Deutsches Requiem, with Erica Eloff, soprano and Benjamin Appl's baritone.2016-10-21T19:30:00+01002016-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Crouch End Festival Chorus: Swan Song: Gibbons, Strauss, Brahms
 
Writing As Performance MasterclassWriting As Performance MasterclassWriting class taken by Sanjoy Roy.2016-10-22T16:30:00+01002016-10-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Writing As Performance Masterclass
 
Rough Trade 40Rough Trade 40The concert celebrates the 40th anniversary of the shop's opening with performances by John Grant & Wrangler (feat Stephen Mallinder), Scritti Politti & Alexis Taylor and The Pop Group & Protomartyr.2016-10-22T19:30:00+01002016-10-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Rough Trade 40
 
Battle Of IdeasBattle Of IdeasA weekend event of discussion and talks.2016-10-22T08:30:00+01002016-10-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Battle Of Ideas
 
Maria GaduMaria GaduThe artist, at the forefront of Musica Popular Brasileira, performs from her new album Guela with her live band, conjuring the streets of her Sao Paulo hometown with rootsy acoustic sounds.2016-10-23T20:00:00+01002016-10-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Maria Gadu
 
Beloved Friend: Tchaikovsky Project: Tchaikovsky, TaneyevBeloved Friend: Tchaikovsky Project: Tchaikovsky, TaneyevSemyon Bychkov conducts Tchaikovsky's Serenade For Strings, Piano Concerto No 3 (1st Movement) and Francesca Da Rimini and Taneyev's Overture To Oresteia, with Kirill Gerstein, piano.2016-10-24T19:30:00+01002016-10-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Beloved Friend: Tchaikovsky Project: Tchaikovsky, Taneyev
 
Balkan Blaze: Vladigerov, Kiril Todorov, Vittorio Monti, Krasimir Kyurkchiyski, Philip Koutev, GeorgBalkan Blaze: Vladigerov, Kiril Todorov, Vittorio Monti, Krasimir Kyurkchiyski, Philip Koutev, GeorgRossen Milanov conducts Vladigerov's Sarabande; Northern Song And March From Classic & Romantic, Kiril Todorov's Koledarska, Byalo Rade and Prayer, Vittorio Monti's Czardas, Krasimir Kyurkchiyski's Kalimanku, Denku, Philip Koutev's Dragana, Slaveya, Marin Goleminov's The Sadness Of Demna and a new work by Georgi Andreev, plus the traditional Rano M2016-10-25T19:30:00+01002016-10-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Balkan Blaze: Vladigerov, Kiril Todorov, Vittorio Monti, Krasimir Kyurkchiyski, Philip Koutev, Georg
 
Kyung Wha Chung: JS BachKyung Wha Chung: JS BachThe violinist performs Bach's Violin Sonata No 1 In G Minor, Violin Partita No 1 In B Minor, Violin Sonata No 2 In A Minor, Violin Partita No 2 In D Minor, Violin Sonata No 2 In C and Violin Partita No 3 In E.2016-10-26T19:00:00+01002016-10-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Kyung Wha Chung: JS Bach
 
Beloved Friend: Tchaikovsky Project: Tchaikovsky, RachmaninovBeloved Friend: Tchaikovsky Project: Tchaikovsky, RachmaninovSemyon Bychkov conducts Rachmaninov's The Bells and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 6, with Emily Magee, soprano, Vselod Grivnov, tenor and Anatoli Sivko, bass.2016-10-28T19:30:00+01002016-10-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Beloved Friend: Tchaikovsky Project: Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov
 
Cheap Thrills: Women Of Exploitation - Talk By Virginie SelavyCheap Thrills: Women Of Exploitation - Talk By Virginie SelavyThe journalist discusses the role of women directors.2016-10-29T15:00:00+01002016-10-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Cheap Thrills: Women Of Exploitation - Talk By Virginie Selavy
 
Danielle De Niese In Recital: Grieg, BerliozDanielle De Niese In Recital: Grieg, BerliozThe soprano and her piano accompanist, Omer Meir Wellber, perform Grieg's Haugtussa and Berlioz's La Mort de Cleopatre.2016-10-29T19:30:00+01002016-10-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Danielle De Niese In Recital: Grieg, Berlioz
 
Afro Celt Sound SystemAfro Celt Sound SystemThe three-piece present their fusion of modern electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish and West African music.2016-10-30T19:00:00+00002016-10-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Afro Celt Sound System
 
Lubomyr Melnyk And Murcof & Vanessa Wagner: John Cage, Philip Glass, John AdamsLubomyr Melnyk And Murcof & Vanessa Wagner: John Cage, Philip Glass, John AdamsThe group interprets works by John Cage, Philip Glass, John Adams and others.2016-10-31T19:30:00+00002016-10-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Lubomyr Melnyk And Murcof & Vanessa Wagner: John Cage, Philip Glass, John Adams
 
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.2016-10-31T19:15:00+00002016-12-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Cymbeline
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra/WeilersteinBBC Symphony Orchestra/WeilersteinThe orchestra, under the guidance of the conductor, perform works by Joseph Hallman, Brett Dean and Rachmaninov.2016-11-01T19:30:00+00002016-11-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra/Weilerstein
 
Venice Baroque OrchestraVenice Baroque OrchestraThe Guildhall Consort recreate Vivaldi's all-female choir in the Venice Baroque Orchestra's production of his best-loved oratorio.2016-11-02T19:00:00+00002016-11-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Venice Baroque Orchestra
 
Tim HeckerTim HeckerElectronica from the musician and sound artist based in Los Angeles, USA and Montreal, Canada.2016-11-04T19:10:00+00002016-11-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Tim Hecker
 
Steve Reich At 80: Reich Electric, Pulse, Three TalesSteve Reich At 80: Reich Electric, Pulse, Three TalesBritten Sinfonia performs works by the composer.2016-11-05T18:30:00+00002016-11-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Steve Reich At 80: Reich Electric, Pulse, Three Tales
 
London Symphony Orchestra / Steve Reich At 80London Symphony Orchestra / Steve Reich At 80The orchestra, conducted by Kristjan Jarvi, performs works by the American composer to mark his 80th birthday.2016-11-06T19:00:00+00002016-11-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra / Steve Reich At 80
 
Guildhall Symphony OrchestraGuildhall Symphony OrchestraDiego Matheuz, a graduate of Venezuela's El Sistema programme, conducts Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade Beethoven Symphony No. 5.2016-11-09T19:30:00+00002016-11-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Guildhall Symphony Orchestra
 
London Symphony Orchestra / Andre PrevinLondon Symphony Orchestra / Andre PrevinThe orchestra performs the conductor's own Cello Concerto, Ravel's Le Tombeau De Couperin and Dvorak's Symphony No 8.2016-11-10T19:30:00+00002016-11-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra / Andre Previn
 
King LearKing LearGregory Doran directs Antony Sher as the ageing ruler unable to see beyond the lies of his eldest daughters in Shakespeare's tragic story of ignorance and deceit. With David Troughton as Gloucester.2016-11-10T19:15:00+00002016-12-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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King Lear
 
Joshua Redman & Brad Mehldau DuoJoshua Redman & Brad Mehldau DuoThe pianist and the saxophonist perform progressive jazz.2016-11-12T20:00:00+00002016-11-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Joshua Redman & Brad Mehldau Duo
 
Elza SoaresElza SoaresThe musician, who has been a defining feature of the Brazilian music scene since the 1950s, performs her new album, The Woman at the End of the World.2016-11-13T19:30:00+00002016-11-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Elza Soares
 
Michael Nyman BandMichael Nyman BandTo mark its 40th anniversary, the band performs music from composer Michael Nyman's illustrious career via soundtracks for The Draughtman's Contract, Prospero's Books and The Piano, plus premieres of new pieces.2016-11-14T19:30:00+00002016-11-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Michael Nyman Band
 
Yolanda Brown: Reggae Love SongsYolanda Brown: Reggae Love SongsThe East London-based saxophonist and her 10 piece band perform reggae and jazz standards and originals. Plus special guests.2016-11-15T20:00:00+00002016-11-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Yolanda Brown: Reggae Love Songs
 
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson: Suite For Ma DukesMiguel Atwood-Ferguson: Suite For Ma DukesThe music of American producer, DJ and Rapper J Dilla reinvented as a radical take on contemporary chamber music, backed by a 17-piece ensemble.2016-11-16T19:30:00+00002016-11-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Miguel Atwood-Ferguson: Suite For Ma Dukes
 
Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition: FinalDonatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition: FinalThree conductors compete to win the chance to become the assistant conductor of the LSO and £15,000. They conduct works by Verdi, Elgar and Rachmaninov.2016-11-17T19:00:00+00002016-11-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition: Final
 
William BellWilliam BellAmerican singer-songwriter who rose to prominence in the 60s with his soul material.2016-11-18T19:30:00+00002016-11-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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William Bell
 
Dhafer Youssef + Ambrose AkinmusireDhafer Youssef + Ambrose AkinmusireThe musicians perform contemporary jazz blended with some of the sounds of their home countries.2016-11-19T19:30:00+00002016-11-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Dhafer Youssef + Ambrose Akinmusire
 
Wayne Shorter QuartetWayne Shorter QuartetThe jazz composer revives music from his 50-year career and performs new explorations into the genre. He is joined by pianist Danilo Perez, bassist John Patitucci and drummer Brian Blade.2016-11-20T19:30:00+00002016-11-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Wayne Shorter Quartet
 
Murray Perahia Plays BeethovenMurray Perahia Plays BeethovenThe world-renowned pianist performs Beethoven The Creatures Of Prometheus Overture, Piano Concerto No 1 In C and Piano Concerto No 3 In C Minor.2016-11-21T19:30:00+00002016-11-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Murray Perahia Plays Beethoven
 
Joyce Didonato: In War And PeaceJoyce Didonato: In War And PeaceThe American mezzo-soprano performs her interpretations of Baroque arias. She is accompanied by Maxim Emelyanychev conducting the Italian period instrument ensemble II Pomo d'Oro.2016-11-22T19:30:00+00002016-11-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Joyce Didonato: In War And Peace
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra/GaffiganBBC Symphony Orchestra/GaffiganThe orchestra, guided by the conductor, performs works by Kurt Weill, Erich Wolfgang Korngold and others.2016-11-23T19:30:00+00002016-11-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra/Gaffigan
 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsSenior musicians from the Guildhall School perform repertoire which complements LSO concerts.2016-11-24T18:00:00+00002016-11-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
 
London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Antonio PappanoLondon Symphony Orchestra / Sir Antonio PappanoThe orchestra, under the guidance of the conductor, performs works by Rossini, Bruch and Strauss. Featuring violinist Roman Simovic.2016-11-24T19:30:00+00002016-11-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Antonio Pappano
 
Cecilia BartoliCecilia BartoliThe mezzo-soprano journeys through some of Handel's best loved operatic roles.2016-11-25T19:30:00+00002016-11-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Cecilia Bartoli
 
The Best Of John WilliamsThe Best Of John WilliamsThe orchestra performs a tribute to the actor with each piece introduced by Williams on screen. Featuring favourites such as Superman: Theme, Witches Of Eastwick: Devil's Dance and Jurassic Park: Theme.2016-11-26T19:30:00+00002016-11-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Best Of John Williams
 
Transpose: BarbicanTranspose: BarbicanPerformances, featuring spoken word, mixed media, original music and video art, that challenge ideas on gender, sexuality and inclusion.2016-11-26T19:45:00+00002016-11-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Transpose: Barbican
 
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
 
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
 
Bach At ChristmasBach At ChristmasThe Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists performs 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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Bach At Christmas
 
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
 
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
 
King CreosoteKing CreosoteThe singer-songwriter Kenny Anderson, who is based in Crail, Fife, performs indie-folk originals from his prolific career.2017-01-22T19:30:00+00002017-01-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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King Creosote
 
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
 
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
 
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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The Plough And The Stars
Theatre | Until 22nd October 2016 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 11 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

To mark the centenary of the Easter Rising, Howard Davies and Jeremy Herrin co-direct Sean O'Casey's landmark observational drama charting ...More

National Theatre Of Scotland: Our Ladies Of Perpetual Succour
Theatre | Until 1st October 2016 

National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre 11 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

Adapted from the novel by Alan Warner, this energetic musical comedy created by Lee Hall and directed by Vicky Featherstone ...More

Dr Johnsons Houses
Tours | Until 31st December 2016 

Dr Johnson's House 13 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

A 300 year old town house, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys. It was built in 1700 and ...More

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

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

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

 
Artist Rooms: Phyllida Barlow
Artist Rooms: Phyllida Barlow
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

British sculptor Phyllida Barlow, who was awarded a CBE for services to art in the 2016 New Year's Honours list, ...More

 
Georgia O'Keeffe
Georgia O'Keeffe
Exhibitions | Until 30th October 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

The first large-scale, monographic show on Georgia O'Keeffe in the UK for more than twenty years, this ...More

 
Bill Viola
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

Display of works by the pioneering video artist, best known for his 1993 piece Tiny Deaths. Recent works include Martyrs ...More

Under The Skin
Exhibitions | On 26th September 2016 

St Paul's Cathedral 21 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

Patience Agbabi, Anthony Anaxagorou, Inua Ellams, Kei Miller and Deanna Rodger read their poetry....More

Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 21 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

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

The Two Gentlemen Of Verona
Theatre | Until 1st October 2016 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 23 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

Director Nick Bagnall propels Shakespeare's anarchic comedy of infidelity and friendship into the 21st century. Presented by Shakespeare's Globe and ...More

 
 
 
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