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The Metropolitan Opera Live: Le Nozze Di FigaroThe Metropolitan Opera Live: Le Nozze Di Figaro21st October 2014Thursday 23rd October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Metropolitan Opera Live: Le Nozze Di Figaro
event > Film Events
DATES  17th to 23rd Oct 2014
 
Elina GarancaElina GarancaLatvian mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca performs works by composers including Schumann and Strauss at the Barbican on 21st October 2014 in a concert rescheduled from its original 9th April billing. Garanca's silky, lustrous voice will no doubt be well suited to Robert Schumann's 'Frauenlibe und liebenpicture', a short cycle of eight songs written from 21st October 2014Tuesday 21st October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Today Only
Elina Garanca
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 21st October 2014 - 7.30pm
Latvian mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca performs works by composers including Schumann and Strauss at the Barbican on 21st October 2014 in a concert rescheduled fr... More about this event
 
BBC Singers/Stephen CleoburyBBC Singers/Stephen CleoburyStriggio's Ecce Beatem Lucem, the world premiere of Ivan Moody's The Land That Is Not, Carl Vine's Inner World, Gabriel Jackson's Sanctum Est Verum Lumen, Robin Walker's I Have Thee By The Hand, O Man, Knut Nystedt's Stabat Mater and Tallis' Spem In Alium.21st October 2014Tuesday 21st October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Today Only
BBC Singers/Stephen Cleobury
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 21st October 2014 - 7.30pm
Striggio's Ecce Beatem Lucem, the world premiere of Ivan Moody's The Land That Is Not, Carl Vine's Inner World, Gabriel Jackson's Sanctum Est Verum Lumen, Robi
 
South Downs and The Browning VersionSouth Downs and The Browning Version21st October 2014Saturday 25th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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South Downs and The Browning Version
event > Theatre > Fringe
DATES  20th to 25th Oct 2014
 
Gone GirlGone GirlOn her fifth wedding anniversary, Amy Dunne vanishes without trace. Her husband Nick works with the police to front a high-profile media campaign to secure the safe return of his "amazing Amy". In the glare of the spotlight, fractures appear in the Dunnes' marriage and police and public both question Nick's innocence. With Amy's creepy ex-boyfriend21st October 2014Thursday 23rd October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
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Gone Girl
event > Film Events
DATES  20th to 23rd Oct 2014
On her fifth wedding anniversary, Amy Dunne vanishes without trace. Her husband Nick works with the police to front a high-profile media campaign to secure the
 
Effie GrayEffie GrayVictorian art critic John Ruskin takes wide-eyed innocent Euphemia Gray as his teenage bride. A formal visit to Ruskin's parents opens Effie's eyes to the solitude and loneliness that she will have to bear for the rest of her married life. Ruskin spirits Effie up to Scotland with Everett Millais, who has been commissioned to paint a portrait of the21st October 2014Thursday 23rd October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Effie Gray
event > Film Events
DATES  Tuesday 21st October 2014 - 6.30pm
Victorian art critic John Ruskin takes wide-eyed innocent Euphemia Gray as his teenage bride. A formal visit to Ruskin's parents opens Effie's eyes to the soli
 
Current PerspectivesCurrent PerspectivesThis bi-annual photography exhibition presents a view of a different environment - including The Galapagos and Middle East.21st October 2014Monday 27th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Free EventNow On
Current Perspectives
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  20th to 25th and 27th Oct 2014
This bi-annual photography exhibition presents a view of a different environment - including The Galapagos and Middle East.
 
Music Therapy - The Art And ScienceMusic Therapy - The Art And ScienceAn exhibition designed to present a visual history of music therapy.21st October 2014Friday 31st October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Free EventNow On
Music Therapy - The Art And Science
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  3rd September to 31st October 2014
An exhibition designed to present a visual history of music therapy.
 
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern AgeConstructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern AgeConstructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern AgeEighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and think about the world we live in are presented in Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age. Enjoy a global journey of 20th and 21st century architecture told through ground-breaking photographs including 21st October 2014Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES  25th September 2014 to 11th January 2015
Eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and think about the world we live in are pre... More about this event
 
Walead BeshtyWalead BeshtyWalead BeshtyThe latest Curve commission sees London-born, Los Angeles-based artist, Walead Beshty transform the space by covering the vast 90-metre curved wall of the gallery from floor to ceiling with more than 12,000 cyanotype prints - where objects are silhouetted against a cyan blue background. Each cyanotype is produced using an object from the artist's s21st October 2014Sunday 8th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Walead Beshty
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Print | PRICING  Free  
DATES  9th October 2014 to 8th February 2015
The latest Curve commission sees London-born, Los Angeles-based artist, Walead Beshty transform the space by covering the vast 90-metre curved wall of the gall... More about this event
 
Chamberlin, Powell & Bon ArchitectsChamberlin, Powell & Bon ArchitectsAn exhibition of rare photographs taken by CP&B and watercolours by Powell. The first display in a series exploring the architecture and design of the Barbican.21st October 2014Sunday 22nd March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Chamberlin, Powell & Bon Architects
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  25th September 2014 to 22nd March 2015
An exhibition of rare photographs taken by CP&B and watercolours by Powell. The first display in a series exploring the architecture and design of the Barbican
 
The British Invention ShowThe British Invention Show22nd October 2014Saturday 25th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The British Invention Show
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Shows
DATES  22nd to 25th Oct 2014
 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsSoprano Holly-Marie Bingham, baritone Johannes Kammler and pianist Ricardo Gosalbo perform songs by Schubert and Wagner.23rd October 2014Thursday 23rd October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
event > Concerts > Classical | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 23rd October 2014 - 6pm-7pm
Soprano Holly-Marie Bingham, baritone Johannes Kammler and pianist Ricardo Gosalbo perform songs by Schubert and Wagner.
 
Constructing Worlds Exhibition Tour With Rachel StevensonConstructing Worlds Exhibition Tour With Rachel StevensonThe architect looks at how and why architects used photography to promote Modernist architecture.23rd October 2014Thursday 23rd October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Constructing Worlds Exhibition Tour With Rachel Stevenson
event > Tours
DATES  Thursday 23rd October 2014 - 7pm
The architect looks at how and why architects used photography to promote Modernist architecture.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraConductor Bernard Haitink leads the orchestra in a performance of Bruckner's Symphony No 8.23rd October 2014Thursday 23rd October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 23rd October 2014 - 7.30pm
Conductor Bernard Haitink leads the orchestra in a performance of Bruckner's Symphony No 8.
 
The Wild DuckThe Wild DuckSimon Stone's re-imagining of Henrik Ibsen's play, presented by the Australian ensemble, Belvoir Sydney.23rd October 2014Saturday 1st November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Wild Duck
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  23rd October to 1st November 2014
Simon Stone's re-imagining of Henrik Ibsen's play, presented by the Australian ensemble, Belvoir Sydney.... More about this event
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraPerformances of Strauss' Don Juan, Grieg's Piano Concerto, Sibelius' En Saga and Stravinsky's The Firebird Suite, 1945.24th October 2014Friday 24th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 24th October 2014 - 7.30pm
Performances of Strauss' Don Juan, Grieg's Piano Concerto, Sibelius' En Saga and Stravinsky's The Firebird Suite, 1945.
 
McLaren's Influences: Blinkity Blank + Neighbours + Pas De Deux + Linear Dreams + Be Gone Dull Care McLaren's Influences: Blinkity Blank + Neighbours + Pas De Deux + Linear Dreams + Be Gone Dull Care 24th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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McLaren's Influences: Blinkity Blank + Neighbours + Pas De Deux + Linear Dreams + Be Gone Dull Care
event > Film Events
DATES  Friday 24th October 2014 - 6.20pm
 
Northern SoulNorthern SoulJohn Clark is a loner in his northern community, one step out of time with the other young people, until he meets Matt, who introduces John to the electrifying sounds and moves of Northern Soul. The young men are swept up by this cultural movement and cannot resist the pull of the drugs and booze that are rife in the dancehalls. Friendships are tes24th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Northern Soul
event > Film Events
DATES  24th, 25th and 26th October 2014 - 8.15pm
John Clark is a loner in his northern community, one step out of time with the other young people, until he meets Matt, who introduces John to the electrifying
 
Gone GirlGone GirlOn her fifth wedding anniversary, Amy Dunne vanishes without trace. Her husband Nick works with the police to front a high-profile media campaign to secure the safe return of his "amazing Amy". In the glare of the spotlight, fractures appear in the Dunnes' marriage and police and public both question Nick's innocence. With Amy's creepy ex-boyfriend24th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Gone Girl
event > Film Events
DATES  24th, 25th and 26th October 2014 - 8.30pm
On her fifth wedding anniversary, Amy Dunne vanishes without trace. Her husband Nick works with the police to front a high-profile media campaign to secure the
 
London International Animation FestivalLondon International Animation FestivalLondon International Animation FestivalThe London International Animation Festival is a showcase of creative animation taking place at the Barbican and throughout the city with gala premieres, Q&As, workshops and the Best of the Festival screening. Now in its eleventh year, the Festival aims to dispel the myth that animation is little more than cartoons for children by screening a broad24th October 2014Sunday 2nd November 2014 Where:
Barbican Screen,   Barbican Centre  Silk Street    EC2Y 8DS
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London International Animation Festival
event > Film Events > Film - Animation
DATES  24th October to 2nd November 2014
VENUE  Barbican Screen 
The London International Animation Festival is a showcase of creative animation taking place at the Barbican and throughout the city with gala premieres, Q&As,... More about this event
 
British Sea PowerBritish Sea PowerBritish Sea PowerAfter working with musical arranger Peter Wraight (Matthew Herbert Big Band), the indie rock band British Sea Power, Brighton's answer to Arcade Fire, bring their invigorating live show to the Barbican, performing their favourite songs from a ten-year back catalogue in collaboration with Durham's own NASUWT Riverside Band in the premiere show of th25th October 2014Saturday 25th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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British Sea Power
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Indie & Grunge
DATES  Saturday 25th October 2014
After working with musical arranger Peter Wraight (Matthew Herbert Big Band), the indie rock band British Sea Power, Brighton's answer to Arcade Fire, bring th... More about this event
 
IdaIdaEighteen-year-old orphan Anna has been raised in a convent in 1960s Poland and she has devoted her life to the Lord under the watchful gaze of the Mother Superior. As Anna prepares to become a nun, Mother Superior insists that the young woman reconnect with her past by visiting her sole living relative. So Anna abandons the safety of the convent an25th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ida
event > Film Events
DATES  Saturday 25th October 2014 - 2pm
Eighteen-year-old orphan Anna has been raised in a convent in 1960s Poland and she has devoted her life to the Lord under the watchful gaze of the Mother Super
 
Good Bye Lenin!Good Bye Lenin!After witnessing her son Alexander being arrested during a demonstration, staunch socialist Christiane suffers a massive heart attack and slips into a coma. Eight months later, she wakes and the doctor issues a stark warning to the siblings: keep Christiane calm at all times otherwise she will suffer another heart attack and die. In an effort to ma25th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Good Bye Lenin!
event > Film Events
DATES  Saturday 25th October 2014 - 3.45pm
After witnessing her son Alexander being arrested during a demonstration, staunch socialist Christiane suffers a massive heart attack and slips into a coma. Ei
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraDaniel Harding conducts the orchestra in a performance of Mahler's Symphony No 9.26th October 2014Sunday 26th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 26th October 2014 - 7.30pm
Daniel Harding conducts the orchestra in a performance of Mahler's Symphony No 9.
 
Man With A Movie Camera + Live Musical AccompanimentMan With A Movie Camera + Live Musical Accompaniment26th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Man With A Movie Camera + Live Musical Accompaniment
event > Film Events > Film - Documentaries
DATES  Sunday 26th October 2014 - 4pm
 
Hugh MasekelaHugh MasekelaThe South African trumpeter and singer performs township jazz and Afrobeat.27th October 2014Monday 27th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Hugh Masekela
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
DATES  Monday 27th October 2014 - 7.30pm
The South African trumpeter and singer performs township jazz and Afrobeat.
 
Royal Opera Live: I Due FoscariRoyal Opera Live: I Due Foscari27th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Royal Opera Live: I Due Foscari
event > Film Events
DATES  Monday 27th October 2014 - 7.15pm
 
Crouch End Festival ChorusCrouch End Festival ChorusA concert inspired by the plight of Malala Yousafzai, featuring a composition by James McCarthy.28th October 2014Tuesday 28th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Crouch End Festival Chorus
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 28th October 2014 - 7.30pm
A concert inspired by the plight of Malala Yousafzai, featuring a composition by James McCarthy.
 
Malala: A Child Of Our TimeMalala: A Child Of Our TimeThe Crouch End Festival Chorus perform Malala, a James McCarthy commission acclaiming the extraordinary story of Malala Yousafzai and her campaign for girls' education.28th October 2014Tuesday 28th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Malala: A Child Of Our Time
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 28th October 2014 - 7.30pm
The Crouch End Festival Chorus perform Malala, a James McCarthy commission acclaiming the extraordinary story of Malala Yousafzai and her campaign for girls' e
 
Ila Beka & Louise Lemoine: Barbicania + Q&AIla Beka & Louise Lemoine: Barbicania + Q&A28th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ila Beka & Louise Lemoine: Barbicania + Q&A
event > Film Events > Film - Documentaries
DATES  Tuesday 28th October 2014 - 6.30pm
 
Bjork: Biophilia LiveBjork: Biophilia LiveReleased in October 2011, Biophilia is the eighth studio album by Icelandic singer-songwriter Bjork. This experimental LP combines themes of technology and nature in a soundscape of electronic and acoustic music. In this live recording of a concert at Alexandra Palace in London on September 3, 2013, Bjork performs the entire album accompanied by th28th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Bjork: Biophilia Live
event > Film Events > Film - Documentaries
DATES  Tuesday 28th October 2014 - 9.10pm
Released in October 2011, Biophilia is the eighth studio album by Icelandic singer-songwriter Bjork. This experimental LP combines themes of technology and nat
 
Psst! Secrets Of A White Rabbit: Florschutz and Dohnert (Over 2s)Psst! Secrets Of A White Rabbit: Florschutz and Dohnert (Over 2s)Psst! Secrets Of A White Rabbit: Florschutz and Dohnert (Over 2s)Fall under the spell of a little rabbit conjured out of tissue paper by Florschutz & Dohnert, a duo of gentle clowns. Let them guide you through a music-filled fantasyland where a rabbit can climb stairs, balance on a tightrope and even take to the skies. A mix of physical theatre, puppetry and wit, ideal for children aged 2 and over.28th October 2014Tuesday 4th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Psst! Secrets Of A White Rabbit: Florschutz and Dohnert (Over 2s)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  28th October to 4th November 2014
Fall under the spell of a little rabbit conjured out of tissue paper by Florschutz & Dohnert, a duo of gentle clowns. Let them guide you through a music-filled... More about this event
 
Camera LucidaCamera LucidaPerformance artist Dickie Beau directs his latest show, an ensemble piece featuring well-known voices, retrieved through a process of audio recordings edited into digital text. Contains adult content, not suitable for ages below 16.28th October 2014Saturday 8th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Camera Lucida
event > Theatre > Specialist
DATES  28th October to 8th November 2014 - 8pm-9.15pm
Performance artist Dickie Beau directs his latest show, an ensemble piece featuring well-known voices, retrieved through a process of audio recordings edited i
 
Nils FrahmNils FrahmNils FrahmA highlight of the Barbican's contemporary music series for autumn 2014, Berlin-based composer-pianist Nils Frahm performs in the main Barbican Hall on the 29th October 2014 following his new album release, Spaces. Known for his unconventional approach to the piano, Frahm combines piano with synthesised sounds via a Rhodes keyboard his unusual 29th October 2014Wednesday 29th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Nils Frahm
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Electronica
DATES  Wednesday 29th October 2014 - 7.30pm
A highlight of the Barbican's contemporary music series for autumn 2014, Berlin-based composer-pianist Nils Frahm performs in the main Barbican Hall on the 29t... More about this event
 
Cathedrals Of CultureCathedrals Of CultureSix acclaimed filmmakers - Robert Redford, Wim Wenders, Karim Ainouz, Michael Madsen, Michael Glawogger and Margreth Olin - attempt to answer the question, "If buildings could talk, what would they say about us?" by making short films from the perspective of the Berlin Philharmonic, the National Library of Russia, Halden Prison, the Salk Institute,29th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Cathedrals Of Culture
event > Film Events > Film - Documentaries
DATES  Wednesday 29th October 2014 - 7pm
Six acclaimed filmmakers - Robert Redford, Wim Wenders, Karim Ainouz, Michael Madsen, Michael Glawogger and Margreth Olin - attempt to answer the question, "If
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraBernard Haitink leads the orchestra, with pianist Mitsuko Uchida, through Debussy's Prelude A l'apres-midi d'un Faune, Mozart's Piano Concerto No 22 and Brahms' Symphony No 4.30th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 30th October 2014 - 7.30pm
Bernard Haitink leads the orchestra, with pianist Mitsuko Uchida, through Debussy's Prelude A l'apres-midi d'un Faune, Mozart's Piano Concerto No 22 and Brahms
 
NT Live Encore Screening: FrankensteinNT Live Encore Screening: FrankensteinTwo specially filmed performances of Danny Boyle's staging of Mary Shelley in a new adaptation by Nick Dear. Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternate the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his hideous creation, whose fates become entwined with devastating consequences. The cruelty of man gradually corrupts the creature and he wreaks reveng30th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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NT Live Encore Screening: Frankenstein
event > Film Events
DATES  Thursday 30th October 2014 - 7pm
Two specially filmed performances of Danny Boyle's staging of Mary Shelley in a new adaptation by Nick Dear. Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternat
 
Psst! Secrets Of A White Rabbit: Florschutz & Dohnert (Relaxed Performance)Psst! Secrets Of A White Rabbit: Florschutz & Dohnert (Relaxed Performance)A mix of physical theatre, puppetry and wit, from florschutz & dohnert.1st November 2014Saturday 1st November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Psst! Secrets Of A White Rabbit: Florschutz & Dohnert (Relaxed Performance)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  Saturday 1st November 2014 - 2pm
A mix of physical theatre, puppetry and wit, from florschutz & dohnert.
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraThe orchestra is joined by conductor Edward Gardner, tenor Mark Padmore and the BBC Symphony Chorus for renditions of pieces by Schubert, Henze, Thomas Larcher and John Adams.1st November 2014Saturday 1st November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 1st November 2014 - 7.30pm
The orchestra is joined by conductor Edward Gardner, tenor Mark Padmore and the BBC Symphony Chorus for renditions of pieces by Schubert, Henze, Thomas Larcher
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraThe orchestra with pianist Nelson Freire and conductor Gianandrea Noseda performs Elgar's Carillon, Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 and the world premiere of Sally Beamish's Equal Voices, based on the poetry of Andrew Motion.2nd November 2014Sunday 2nd November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 2nd November 2014 - 7.30pm
The orchestra with pianist Nelson Freire and conductor Gianandrea Noseda performs Elgar's Carillon, Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 and the world premiere of Sal
 
Mariinsky Opera: Boris GodunovMariinsky Opera: Boris GodunovThe first of three consecutive evening concerts by the Mariinsky Opera at the Barbican in November 2014, Valery Gergiev directs the acclaimed company in a production of Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov, his only completed opera and is set in sixteenth century Moscow.3rd November 2014Monday 3rd November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Mariinsky Opera: Boris Godunov
event > Concerts > Opera
DATES  Monday 3rd November 2014 - 7pm
The first of three consecutive evening concerts by the Mariinsky Opera at the Barbican in November 2014, Valery Gergiev directs the acclaimed company in a prod... More about this event
 
Mariinsky Opera: The Left-HanderMariinsky Opera: The Left-HanderValery Gergiev brings his Mariinsky Opera to the Barbican for a three-night residency featuring two very different operas showcasing contrasting Russian operas (old and new) dealing with archetypal aspects of Russian identity, and a third concert featuring a programme of Russian choral music. In this is the second evening performance, the company p4th November 2014Tuesday 4th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Mariinsky Opera: The Left-Hander
event > Concerts > Opera
DATES  Tuesday 4th November 2014 - 7pm
Valery Gergiev brings his Mariinsky Opera to the Barbican for a three-night residency featuring two very different operas showcasing contrasting Russian operas... More about this event
 
Orchestre Revolutionnaire Et RomantiqueOrchestre Revolutionnaire Et RomantiqueSir John Eliot Gardiner leads the orchestra through Beethoven's Overture No. 2, Leonore Berlioz's La Mort de Cleopatre and Beethoven's 5th Symphony.7th November 2014Friday 7th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Orchestre Revolutionnaire Et Romantique
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 7th November 2014 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
Sir John Eliot Gardiner leads the orchestra through Beethoven's Overture No. 2, Leonore Berlioz's La Mort de Cleopatre and Beethoven's 5th Symphony.
 
LSO Family Concert: Heroes & LegendsLSO Family Concert: Heroes & LegendsJoin Paul Rissmann and follow the lives and sounds of all different types of legends, from secret spies and the most famous wizard of all, Merlin, right through to LSO musicians who are just legendary at what they do!9th November 2014Sunday 9th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Family Concert: Heroes & Legends
event > Kids Events
DATES  Sunday 9th November 2014 - 2.30pm
Join Paul Rissmann and follow the lives and sounds of all different types of legends, from secret spies and the most famous wizard of all, Merlin, right throug
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraPianist Denis Matsuev joins the orchestra for Balakirev's Russia and Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2 and Symphony No 3. With conductor Valery Gergiev.11th November 2014Tuesday 11th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 11th November 2014 - 7.30pm
Pianist Denis Matsuev joins the orchestra for Balakirev's Russia and Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2 and Symphony No 3. With conductor Valery Gergiev.
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraPerformances of Hermann's Suite from Psycho, Schoenberg's Piano Concerto, Gershwin's Rhapsody In Blue and Bartok's The Miraculous Mandarin. Conducted by James Gaffigan, and featuring pianist Kirill Gerstein.12th November 2014Wednesday 12th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 12th November 2014 - 7.30pm
Performances of Hermann's Suite from Psycho, Schoenberg's Piano Concerto, Gershwin's Rhapsody In Blue and Bartok's The Miraculous Mandarin. Conducted by James
 
A Midsummer Night's Dream (As You Like It)A Midsummer Night's Dream (As You Like It)A Midsummer Night's Dream (As You Like It)A witty retelling of Shakespeare's comedy from the director Dmitry Krymov and in association with the Royal Shakespeare Company, featuring large puppets, ballerinas and an opera singer. Originally commissioned for the World Shakespeare Festival in 2012, this "joyful reworking" (Telegraph) of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream includes an opera12th November 2014Saturday 15th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (As You Like It)
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  12th, 13th, 14th and 15th Nov 2014
A witty retelling of Shakespeare's comedy from the director Dmitry Krymov and in association with the Royal Shakespeare Company, featuring large puppets, balle... More about this event
 
BethlehemBethlehem12th November 2014Thursday 13th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Bethlehem
event > Film Events
DATES  Wednesday 12th November 2014 - 9pm
 
Constructing Worlds Exhibition Tour With Alona PardoConstructing Worlds Exhibition Tour With Alona PardoThe Associate Curator leads a tour of the landscape photographs.13th November 2014Thursday 13th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Constructing Worlds Exhibition Tour With Alona Pardo
event > Tours
DATES  Thursday 13th November 2014 - 7pm
The Associate Curator leads a tour of the landscape photographs.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraConductor Valery Gergiev leads the orchestra through Balakirev's Russia and Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2 and Symphony No 3. With pianist Denis Matsuev.13th November 2014Thursday 13th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 13th November 2014 - 7.30pm
Conductor Valery Gergiev leads the orchestra through Balakirev's Russia and Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2 and Symphony No 3. With pianist Denis Matsuev.
 
Jazz VoiceJazz VoiceArranged, scored and conducted by Guy Barker, this year's extravaganza will see a brand new clutch of singers and a 40-piece orchestra mark the major anniversaries, birthdays and milestones that link the decades stretching back.14th November 2014Friday 14th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Jazz Voice
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
DATES  Friday 14th November 2014 - 7.30pm
Arranged, scored and conducted by Guy Barker, this year's extravaganza will see a brand new clutch of singers and a 40-piece orchestra mark the major anniversa
 
Dr John: Louis Armstrong TributeDr John: Louis Armstrong TributeThe New Orleans singer-songwriter performs the music made famous by the iconic trumpeter and singer.15th November 2014Saturday 15th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Dr John: Louis Armstrong Tribute
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
DATES  Saturday 15th November 2014 - 7.30pm
The New Orleans singer-songwriter performs the music made famous by the iconic trumpeter and singer.
 
Bill FrisellBill FrisellThe American guitarist performs music inspired by the Fender Telecaster electric guitar with his accompanying musicians, Greg Leisz, Tony Scherr and Kenny Wolleson. With support from Sam Amidon.16th November 2014Sunday 16th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Bill Frisell
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
DATES  Sunday 16th November 2014 - 7.30pm
The American guitarist performs music inspired by the Fender Telecaster electric guitar with his accompanying musicians, Greg Leisz, Tony Scherr and Kenny Woll
 
G4 'One Night Only'G4 'One Night Only'Celebrating 10 years since forming G4, the group are reuniting for one night to perform classics including Nessun Dorma, My Way and Bohemian Rhapsody.17th November 2014Monday 17th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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G4 'One Night Only'
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Monday 17th November 2014 - 7.30pm
Celebrating 10 years since forming G4, the group are reuniting for one night to perform classics including Nessun Dorma, My Way and Bohemian Rhapsody.
 
Choir And Orchestra Of Les Arts FlorissantsChoir And Orchestra Of Les Arts FlorissantsA staged re-imagining of two of Rameau's courtly ballets, Daphnis Et Egle and La Naissance d'Osiris, composed to celebrate the birth of the future King Louis XVI. With conductor William Christie, and starring Reinoud Van Mechelen as Daphnis and Elodie Fonnard as Egle.18th November 2014Tuesday 18th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Choir And Orchestra Of Les Arts Florissants
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
DATES  Tuesday 18th November 2014 - 7.30pm
A staged re-imagining of two of Rameau's courtly ballets, Daphnis Et Egle and La Naissance d'Osiris, composed to celebrate the birth of the future King Louis X
 
ECHO Rising Stars: Mike Fletcher TrioECHO Rising Stars: Mike Fletcher TrioThe jazz saxophonist and flautist is joined by Olie Brice on bass and Jeff Williams on drums.18th November 2014Tuesday 18th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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ECHO Rising Stars: Mike Fletcher Trio
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
DATES  Tuesday 18th November 2014 - 7.30pm
The jazz saxophonist and flautist is joined by Olie Brice on bass and Jeff Williams on drums.
 
The Yellow Ticket + Live Musical AccompanimentThe Yellow Ticket + Live Musical Accompaniment18th November 2014Thursday 20th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Yellow Ticket + Live Musical Accompaniment
event > Film Events
DATES  Tuesday 18th November 2014 - 7.30pm
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraJosep Pons leads the orchestra, with the BBC Singers, through Respighi's Trittico Botticelliano, Strauss' Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme and the UK premiere of Brett Dean's The Annunciation.19th November 2014Wednesday 19th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 19th November 2014 - 7.30pm
Josep Pons leads the orchestra, with the BBC Singers, through Respighi's Trittico Botticelliano, Strauss' Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme and the UK premiere of Brett
 
Howie The RookieHowie The RookieMark O'Rowe's play, originally a double-hander, is here presented as a monologue by Irish actor Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, bringing a wide range of characters who populate Dublin's underworld, to life.19th November 2014Saturday 29th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Howie The Rookie
event > Theatre > Solo
DATES  19th to 29th November 2014 - 7.45pm-9.05pm
Mark O'Rowe's play, originally a double-hander, is here presented as a monologue by Irish actor Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, bringing a wide range of characters who pop
 
In Conversation: Simon Norfolk And Julian Stallbrass: TalkIn Conversation: Simon Norfolk And Julian Stallbrass: TalkTalk about the impact of war on the built world.20th November 2014Thursday 20th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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In Conversation: Simon Norfolk And Julian Stallbrass: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Thursday 20th November 2014 - 7pm
Talk about the impact of war on the built world.
 
Britten SinfoniaBritten SinfoniaSoprano Sophie Bevan, violist Clare Finnimore and violinist Thomas Gould join the sinfonia for works by Purcell, Wolf, John Woolrich, Stravinsky and Mozart.20th November 2014Thursday 20th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Britten Sinfonia
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 20th November 2014 - 7.30pm
Soprano Sophie Bevan, violist Clare Finnimore and violinist Thomas Gould join the sinfonia for works by Purcell, Wolf, John Woolrich, Stravinsky and Mozart.
 
Henry CowHenry CowThe Cambridge-formed avant-rock outfit returns to perform its oeuvre. With support from Music For Films, News From Babel. Oh Moscow.21st November 2014Friday 21st November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Henry Cow
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Rock
DATES  Friday 21st November 2014 - 7.30pm
The Cambridge-formed avant-rock outfit returns to perform its oeuvre. With support from Music For Films, News From Babel. Oh Moscow.
 
LSO Singing Day: 19th Century Oratorios: WorkshopLSO Singing Day: 19th Century Oratorios: WorkshopWork on choruses from Schumann's Das Paradies Und Die Peri and Mendelssohn's Elijah.22nd November 2014Saturday 22nd November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Singing Day: 19th Century Oratorios: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Saturday 22nd November 2014 - 11am
Work on choruses from Schumann's Das Paradies Und Die Peri and Mendelssohn's Elijah.
 
LauLauThe award-winning Edinburgh-based ensemble plays experimental folk. With support from Bugge Wesseltoft, Henrik Schwarz and Dan Berglund.22nd November 2014Saturday 22nd November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Lau
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Saturday 22nd November 2014 - 7.30pm
The award-winning Edinburgh-based ensemble plays experimental folk. With support from Bugge Wesseltoft, Henrik Schwarz and Dan Berglund.
 
Charles LloydCharles LloydThe saxophonist and his quartet combine traditional Greek and Hungarian instruments with smooth jazz. With support from Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas.23rd November 2014Sunday 23rd November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Charles Lloyd
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
DATES  Sunday 23rd November 2014 - 7.30pm
The saxophonist and his quartet combine traditional Greek and Hungarian instruments with smooth jazz. With support from Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas.
 
London Symphony ChorusLondon Symphony ChorusSimon Halsey leads the choir through renditions of Jonathan Dove's The Passing Of The Year and Rachmaninov's All-Night Vigil.26th November 2014Wednesday 26th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Chorus
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 26th November 2014 - 7.30pm
Simon Halsey leads the choir through renditions of Jonathan Dove's The Passing Of The Year and Rachmaninov's All-Night Vigil.
 
Architecture And Photography In Post-War Britain: TalkArchitecture And Photography In Post-War Britain: TalkTalk exploring architectural photography in post-war Britain.27th November 2014Thursday 27th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Architecture And Photography In Post-War Britain: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Thursday 27th November 2014 - 7pm
Talk exploring architectural photography in post-war Britain.
 
Guildhall Symphony OrchestraGuildhall Symphony OrchestraThe French conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier leads a performance of Lutoslawski's Concerto For Orchestra and Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique Op 14.27th November 2014Thursday 27th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Guildhall Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 27th November 2014 - 7.30pm
The French conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier leads a performance of Lutoslawski's Concerto For Orchestra and Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique Op 14.
 
Aaron PilsanAaron PilsanThe pianist performs Bach's Partita in G, Beethoven's Eroica Variations and Chopin's Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brillante.28th November 2014Friday 28th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Aaron Pilsan
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 28th November 2014 - 1pm
The pianist performs Bach's Partita in G, Beethoven's Eroica Variations and Chopin's Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brillante.
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraSchubert's Symphony No 4 in C minor, Mahler's Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen and Hans Rott's Symphony No 1 are performed by the orchestra with baritone Roderick Williams and conductor Marc Minkowski.28th November 2014Friday 28th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 28th November 2014 - 7.30pm
Schubert's Symphony No 4 in C minor, Mahler's Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen and Hans Rott's Symphony No 1 are performed by the orchestra with baritone Roderi
 
Julia HolterJulia HolterThe singer-songwriter from Los Angeles performs her experimental pop oeuvre. With support from Stargaze.29th November 2014Saturday 29th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Julia Holter
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop
DATES  Saturday 29th November 2014 - 7.30pm
The singer-songwriter from Los Angeles performs her experimental pop oeuvre. With support from Stargaze.
 
Henry IV (Part I)Henry IV (Part I)Henry IV (Part I)The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November. Gregory Doran's production features "a major performance from Antony Sher as Falstaff", writes Michael Billington in The Guardian, reviewing the play when it was shown at the RSC's Stratford home. In Henry IV Part I 29th November 2014Saturday 24th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Henry IV (Part I)
event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
DATES  29th November 2014 to 24th January 2015
The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November. Gregory Doran's productio... More about this event
 
An Elizabethan ChristmasAn Elizabethan ChristmasPeriod choral pieces by composers including Tallis and William Byrd, performed by Ex Cathedra.30th November 2014Sunday 30th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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An Elizabethan Christmas
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 30th November 2014 - 7.30pm
Period choral pieces by composers including Tallis and William Byrd, performed by Ex Cathedra.
 
Henry IV (Part II)Henry IV (Part II)Henry IV (Part II)Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed at the Barbican by Royal Shakespeare Company Artistic Director Gregory Doran who reunites with the creative team behind last year's five star production of Richard II with David Tennant in the lead role. Sher is joined by Jasper Bri2nd December 2014Saturday 24th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Henry IV (Part II)
event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
DATES  2nd December 2014 to 24th January 2015
Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed at the Barbican by Royal Shakespeare Comp... More about this event
 
Roddy FrameRoddy FrameThe singer-songwriter and founder of the 1980s indie band Aztec Camera performs rock.4th December 2014Thursday 4th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Roddy Frame
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Rock
DATES  Thursday 4th December 2014 - 7.30pm
The singer-songwriter and founder of the 1980s indie band Aztec Camera performs rock.
 
Matosinhos String QuartetMatosinhos String QuartetThe group performs Mozart's Quartet in E flat, Jose Vianna's Da Motta Cenas Nas Montanhas and Dmitri Shostakovich's String Quartet No 8 in C minor.5th December 2014Friday 5th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Matosinhos String Quartet
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 5th December 2014 - 1pm
The group performs Mozart's Quartet in E flat, Jose Vianna's Da Motta Cenas Nas Montanhas and Dmitri Shostakovich's String Quartet No 8 in C minor.
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraTrumpeter Hakan Hardenberger joins the orchestra lead by conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste for performances of Berlioz's Excerpts From Romeo Et Juliette, Prokofiev's Symphony No 3 in C minor and the London premiere of Brett Dean's Dramatis Personae.5th December 2014Friday 5th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 5th December 2014 - 7.30pm
Trumpeter Hakan Hardenberger joins the orchestra lead by conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste for performances of Berlioz's Excerpts From Romeo Et Juliette, Prokofiev
 
Britten SinfoniaBritten SinfoniaUnder Stephen Cleobury, the orchestra perform Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 2 and Magnificat, Poulenc's Quatre Motets Pour Le Temps De Noel and Respighi's Lauda Per La Nativita Del Signore. With soprano Lucy Crowe, mezzo-soprano Kitty Whateley counter-tenor James Laing, tenor Ben Johnson and bass Ashley Riches.6th December 2014Saturday 6th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Britten Sinfonia
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 6th December 2014 - 7.30pm
Under Stephen Cleobury, the orchestra perform Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 2 and Magnificat, Poulenc's Quatre Motets Pour Le Temps De Noel and Respighi's Lau
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraDaniel Harding leads the orchestra through Brahms' Symphony No 3 and Piano Concerto No 2.7th December 2014Sunday 7th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 7th December 2014 - 7.30pm
Daniel Harding leads the orchestra through Brahms' Symphony No 3 and Piano Concerto No 2.
 
Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition 2014: FinalDonatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition 2014: FinalA contest for student conductors.8th December 2014Monday 8th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition 2014: Final
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Monday 8th December 2014 - 7pm
A contest for student conductors.
 
Academy Of Ancient MusicAcademy Of Ancient MusicThe period-instrument orchestra performs Handel's Messiah. With director and harpsichordist Richard Egarr, soprano Ailish Tynan and counter-tenor Tim Mead.10th December 2014Wednesday 10th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Academy Of Ancient Music
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 10th December 2014 - 7pm
The period-instrument orchestra performs Handel's Messiah. With director and harpsichordist Richard Egarr, soprano Ailish Tynan and counter-tenor Tim Mead.
 
Handel MessiahHandel MessiahA festive performance of the Christmas tradition that is Handel's Messiah, conducted by Richard Egarr and with a strong cast including counter-tenor Tim Mead.10th December 2014Wednesday 10th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Handel Messiah
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 10th December 2014 - 7pm
A festive performance of the Christmas tradition that is Handel's Messiah, conducted by Richard Egarr and with a strong cast including counter-tenor Tim Mead.
 
BBC Singers: French SongsBBC Singers: French SongsConductor David Hill leads the choir through works by Poulenc, Messiaen, Durufle, Debussy, Jolivet and Ravel.11th December 2014Thursday 11th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Singers: French Songs
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 11th December 2014 - 7.30pm
Conductor David Hill leads the choir through works by Poulenc, Messiaen, Durufle, Debussy, Jolivet and Ravel.
 
LSO On Film: The Music Of Alexandre DesplatLSO On Film: The Music Of Alexandre DesplatThe orchestra performs works by the composer whose scores have been heard on films such as Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, The King's Speech, Philomena, Twilight: New Moon, Argo and Fantastic Mr Fox.11th December 2014Thursday 11th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO On Film: The Music Of Alexandre Desplat
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 11th December 2014 - 7.30pm
The orchestra performs works by the composer whose scores have been heard on films such as Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, The King's Speech, Philomena,
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraRachmaninov's Spring Cantata, Nielsen's Symphony No 2, The Four Temperaments and Busoni's Piano Concerto.12th December 2014Friday 12th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 12th December 2014 - 7.30pm
Rachmaninov's Spring Cantata, Nielsen's Symphony No 2, The Four Temperaments and Busoni's Piano Concerto.
 
LSO Brass Ensemble Christmas ConcertLSO Brass Ensemble Christmas ConcertFestive performance with traditional carols featuring London Symphony Chorus, LSO Community Choir and conductor Simon Halsey.14th December 2014Sunday 14th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Brass Ensemble Christmas Concert
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 14th December 2014 - 7.30pm
Festive performance with traditional carols featuring London Symphony Chorus, LSO Community Choir and conductor Simon Halsey.
 
Sounds Of The South: Megafaun, Fight The Big Bull, Justin Vernon, Frazey FordSounds Of The South: Megafaun, Fight The Big Bull, Justin Vernon, Frazey FordA fourteen-piece collective will perform interpretations of Alan Lomax's 1961 six-album work, Sound of the South - A Musical Journey from the Georgia Sea Islands to the Mississippi Delta. The performance features the psych-folk-sters, Megafaun and the jazz collective Fight the Big Bull, featuring Justin Vernon and Frazey Ford.15th December 2014Monday 15th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Sounds Of The South: Megafaun, Fight The Big Bull, Justin Vernon, Frazey Ford
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Monday 15th December 2014 - 7.30pm
A fourteen-piece collective will perform interpretations of Alan Lomax's 1961 six-album work, Sound of the South - A Musical Journey from the Georgia Sea Islan
 
Forced Entertainment: The Possible Impossible House (Over 7s)Forced Entertainment: The Possible Impossible House (Over 7s)In The Possible Impossible House the rooms are constantly shifting. Beds complain about the dark and chairs whisper mischievous stories.17th December 2014Sunday 28th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Forced Entertainment: The Possible Impossible House (Over 7s)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  17th to 28th December 2014
In The Possible Impossible House the rooms are constantly shifting. Beds complain about the dark and chairs whisper mischievous stories.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraPianist Rudolf Buchbinder joins the orchestra for Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 4 and Mahler's Symphony No 1, Titan.18th December 2014Thursday 18th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 18th December 2014 - 7.30pm
Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder joins the orchestra for Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 4 and Mahler's Symphony No 1, Titan.
 
Sparks With Heritage OrchestraSparks With Heritage OrchestraThe leftfield American Mael siblings collaborate with the orchestra to perform their 1974 album Kimono My House.19th December 2014Saturday 20th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Sparks With Heritage Orchestra
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Rock
DATES  Friday 19th and Saturday 20th December 2014 - 7.30pm
The leftfield American Mael siblings collaborate with the orchestra to perform their 1974 album Kimono My House.
 
Glorious Handel By CandlelightGlorious Handel By CandlelightA programme of Handel's masterpieces performed in full 18th-century costume by the Mozart Festival Chorus and Orchestra, led by harpsichordist and director Steven Devine with soprano Emily Jane Thomas and Crispian Steele-Perkins on the trumpet.27th December 2014Saturday 27th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Glorious Handel By Candlelight
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 27th December 2014 - 2.30pm
A programme of Handel's masterpieces performed in full 18th-century costume by the Mozart Festival Chorus and Orchestra, led by harpsichordist and director Ste
 
The Very Best Of John WilliamsThe Very Best Of John WilliamsAnthony Inglis conducts the London Concert Orchestra for a performance of the famous film composer's greatest scores.27th December 2014Saturday 27th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Very Best Of John Williams
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 27th December 2014 - 7.30pm
Anthony Inglis conducts the London Concert Orchestra for a performance of the famous film composer's greatest scores.
 
The Sound Of MusicalsThe Sound Of MusicalsThe London Concert Orchestra is joined by West End performers Kerry Ellis, Summer Strallen, Graham Bickley and Tim Howar for performances of songs from Broadway musicals including Kiss Me Kate, Singin' In The Rain, The Sound Of Music, Cabaret, Oliver! and Mary Poppins.28th December 2014Sunday 28th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Sound Of Musicals
event > Music
DATES  Sunday 28th December 2014 - 2.30pm
The London Concert Orchestra is joined by West End performers Kerry Ellis, Summer Strallen, Graham Bickley and Tim Howar for performances of songs from Broadwa
 
Last Night Of The Christmas PromsLast Night Of The Christmas PromsJohn Rigby conducts the London Concert Orchestra for an evening of rousing classics culminating in a grand flag-waving British finale.28th December 2014Sunday 28th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Last Night Of The Christmas Proms
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 28th December 2014 - 7.30pm
John Rigby conducts the London Concert Orchestra for an evening of rousing classics culminating in a grand flag-waving British finale.
 
Beethoven's NinthBeethoven's NinthChristopher Warren-Green conducts Beethoven's Symphony No 9, Choral and Piano Concerto No 5, Emperor, with Cordelia Williams, piano, Susana Gaspar, soprano, Rosie Aldridge, mezzo-soprano,29th December 2014Monday 29th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Beethoven's Ninth
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Monday 29th December 2014 - 7.30pm
Christopher Warren-Green conducts Beethoven's Symphony No 9, Choral and Piano Concerto No 5, Emperor, with Cordelia Williams, piano, Susana Gaspar, soprano, Ro
 
Glenn Miller OrchestraGlenn Miller OrchestraThe big band, resplendent in the World War II uniforms of the US Air Force, swings you back in time playing Glenn Miller's own original arrangements of favourite wartime chart-toppers. With support from The Jiving Lindy Hoppers.30th December 2014Tuesday 30th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Glenn Miller Orchestra
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Big Band
DATES  Tuesday 30th December 2014 - 2.30pm
The big band, resplendent in the World War II uniforms of the US Air Force, swings you back in time playing Glenn Miller's own original arrangements of favouri
 
Grand Opera GalaGrand Opera GalaFour superb international soloists join the London Concert Orchestra to perform an evening of excerpts from some of history's most enduring operas.30th December 2014Tuesday 30th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Grand Opera Gala
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 30th December 2014 - 7.30pm
Four superb international soloists join the London Concert Orchestra to perform an evening of excerpts from some of history's most enduring operas.
 
Russian State Ballet Of Siberia: Music And Dance From The Ballet (Black Swan Pas De Deux/Coppelia PaRussian State Ballet Of Siberia: Music And Dance From The Ballet (Black Swan Pas De Deux/Coppelia PaBringing the music and dance of Tchaikovsky, Delibes, Chopin and Stravinsky to life, soloists from the company perform, along with the London Concert Orchestra, conducted by Benjamin Pope.31st December 2014Wednesday 31st December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Russian State Ballet Of Siberia: Music And Dance From The Ballet (Black Swan Pas De Deux/Coppelia Pa
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Mixed Programme
DATES  Wednesday 31st December 2014 - 2.30pm
Bringing the music and dance of Tchaikovsky, Delibes, Chopin and Stravinsky to life, soloists from the company perform, along with the London Concert Orchestra
 
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Viennese New Year's EveRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra: Viennese New Year's EveThe director John Georgiadis welcomes soprano Jennifer France and the Johann Strauss Dancers, for an evening of music by the Strauss family. The programme includes Voices of Spring, the Champagne Polka, Radetsky's March and The Blue Danube Waltz.31st December 2014Wednesday 31st December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Viennese New Year's Eve
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 31st December 2014 - 7.30pm
The director John Georgiadis welcomes soprano Jennifer France and the Johann Strauss Dancers, for an evening of music by the Strauss family. The programme incl
 
New Year's Day GalaNew Year's Day GalaSeasonal performance including Hornpipe, Rule, Britannia!, Nessun Dorma and Land Of Hope And Glory with London Concert Orchestra, Anthony Inglis conductor, John Pierce tenor and Grant Doyle baritone.1st January 2015Thursday 1st January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
New Year's Day Gala
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 1st January 2015 - 2.30pm
Seasonal performance including Hornpipe, Rule, Britannia!, Nessun Dorma and Land Of Hope And Glory with London Concert Orchestra, Anthony Inglis conductor, Joh
 
National Youth Orchestra Of Great BritainNational Youth Orchestra Of Great BritainJohn Wilson conducts the orchestra through Bach/Elgar's Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, Respighi's The Pines of Rome and Elgar's Symphony No 1.4th January 2015Sunday 4th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 4th January 2015 - 7pm
John Wilson conducts the orchestra through Bach/Elgar's Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, Respighi's The Pines of Rome and Elgar's Symphony No 1.
 
Ailyn Perez And Stephen CostelloAilyn Perez And Stephen CostelloThe husband-and-wife operatic duo, soprano and tenor, are accompanied by the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a programme that includes works by Massenet, Mascagni, Verdi, Donizetti, Puccini, Bernstein and Broadway musical favourites.5th January 2015Monday 5th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Ailyn Perez And Stephen Costello
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Monday 5th January 2015 - 7.30pm
The husband-and-wife operatic duo, soprano and tenor, are accompanied by the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a programme that includes works by Massenet, Mascagni, V
 
LSO Discovery Day: Robert SchumannLSO Discovery Day: Robert SchumannThe life and music of Robert Schumann.11th January 2015Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
LSO Discovery Day: Robert Schumann
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Sunday 11th January 2015 - 10am
The life and music of Robert Schumann.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSchumann's Das Paradies Und Die Peri performed by the orchestra with conductor Sir Simon Rattle, Sally Matthews as Peri, narrator Mark Padmore, soprano Kate Royal, alto Bernarda Fink, tenor Andrew Staples, bass Florian Boesch and the London Symphony Chorus.11th January 2015Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 11th January 2015 - 7.30pm
Schumann's Das Paradies Und Die Peri performed by the orchestra with conductor Sir Simon Rattle, Sally Matthews as Peri, narrator Mark Padmore, soprano Kate Ro
 
Ian Bostridge Sings WinterreiseIan Bostridge Sings WinterreiseThe tenor is accompanied by Thomas Ades on piano for Schubert's penetrating study of the human soul.12th January 2015Monday 12th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Ian Bostridge Sings Winterreise
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Monday 12th January 2015 - 7.30pm
The tenor is accompanied by Thomas Ades on piano for Schubert's penetrating study of the human soul.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraWebern's Six Pieces, Berg's Three Fragments From Wozzeck, Ligeti's Mysteries Of The Macabre and Stravinsky's The Rite Of Spring.15th January 2015Thursday 15th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 15th January 2015 - 7.30pm
Webern's Six Pieces, Berg's Three Fragments From Wozzeck, Ligeti's Mysteries Of The Macabre and Stravinsky's The Rite Of Spring.
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraThe orchestra is joined by soprano Lucy Hall, baritone Marcus Farnsworth and pianist Yvgeny Sudbin for Sibelius' The Dryad, Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 3 and Nielsen's Symphony No 3.16th January 2015Friday 16th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 16th January 2015 - 7.30pm
The orchestra is joined by soprano Lucy Hall, baritone Marcus Farnsworth and pianist Yvgeny Sudbin for Sibelius' The Dryad, Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 3 a
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraXian Zhang conducts the orchestra, with pianist Valentina Lisitsa, through Verdi's Overture: La Forza Del Destino, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 2, Falla's The Three-Cornered Hat and Rimsky-Korsakov's Capriccio Espagnol.18th January 2015Sunday 18th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 18th January 2015 - 7.30pm
Xian Zhang conducts the orchestra, with pianist Valentina Lisitsa, through Verdi's Overture: La Forza Del Destino, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 2, Falla's The
 
Britten Sinfonia/Sarah ConnollyBritten Sinfonia/Sarah ConnollyCarter's Elegy for Strings, Rodney Bennett's A History Of The Dansant, Copland's Appalachian Spring, Crawford Seeger's Andante for Strings and Copland's Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson.20th January 2015Tuesday 20th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Britten Sinfonia/Sarah Connolly
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 20th January 2015 - 7.30pm
Carter's Elegy for Strings, Rodney Bennett's A History Of The Dansant, Copland's Appalachian Spring, Crawford Seeger's Andante for Strings and Copland's Eight
 
Benjamin GrosvenorBenjamin GrosvenorThe award-winning piano virtuoso performs pieces by Rameau, Bach, Franck, Chopin and Granados.23rd January 2015Friday 23rd January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Benjamin Grosvenor
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 23rd January 2015 - 7.30pm
The award-winning piano virtuoso performs pieces by Rameau, Bach, Franck, Chopin and Granados.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraPianist Simon Trpceski and mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill join the orchestra, lead by conductor Robin Ticciati through renditions of Toshio Hosokawa's Blossoming II, Ravel's Piano Concerto in G major and Mahler's Symphony No 4.25th January 2015Sunday 25th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 25th January 2015 - 7.30pm
Pianist Simon Trpceski and mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill join the orchestra, lead by conductor Robin Ticciati through renditions of Toshio Hosokawa's Blossoming
 
DogugaeshiDogugaeshiA mixture of video projection, puppetry and imagery are presented in this mime solo piece from theatre artist and puppeteer Basil Twist, who along with collaborator, musician Yumiko Tanaka, takes you on a journey through the Japanese tradition of dogugaeshi.28th January 2015Saturday 31st January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Dogugaeshi
event > Theatre > Puppet shows
DATES  28th to 31st Jan 2015
A mixture of video projection, puppetry and imagery are presented in this mime solo piece from theatre artist and puppeteer Basil Twist, who along with collabo
 
LambchopLambchopThe Nashville group led by singer-songwriter Kurt Wagner, performs its 2000 album, Nixon, in full.30th January 2015Friday 30th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Lambchop
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Country & Western
DATES  Friday 30th January 2015 - 7.30pm
The Nashville group led by singer-songwriter Kurt Wagner, performs its 2000 album, Nixon, in full.
 
Total Immersion: Percussion!: TalkTotal Immersion: Percussion!: TalkAn introduction to a work by German composer Wolfgang Rihm.31st January 2015Saturday 31st January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Free Event 
Total Immersion: Percussion!: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 31st January 2015 - 6pm
An introduction to a work by German composer Wolfgang Rihm.
 
Total Immersion: Percussion!Total Immersion: Percussion!Kent Nagano conducts Wolfgang Rihm's highly percussive orchestral piece Tutuguri, or poeme danse, with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.31st January 2015Saturday 31st January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Total Immersion: Percussion!
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 31st January 2015 - 7.30pm
Kent Nagano conducts Wolfgang Rihm's highly percussive orchestral piece Tutuguri, or poeme danse, with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraDavid Afkham conducts the orchestra with pianist Nicholas Angelich through Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 3 and Brahms' Symphony No 2.1st February 2015Sunday 1st February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 1st February 2015 - 7.30pm
David Afkham conducts the orchestra with pianist Nicholas Angelich through Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 3 and Brahms' Symphony No 2.
 
Academy Of Ancient MusicAcademy Of Ancient MusicChristopher Hogwood conducts the period-instrument orchestra, with Robert Levin on fortepiano, through performances of Mozart's Overture, Le Nozze Di Figaro, Piano Concerto No 21 in C major, Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor and Symphony No 35 in D major.4th February 2015Wednesday 4th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Academy Of Ancient Music
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 4th February 2015 - 7.30pm
Christopher Hogwood conducts the period-instrument orchestra, with Robert Levin on fortepiano, through performances of Mozart's Overture, Le Nozze Di Figaro, P
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraMezzo-soprano Susan Graham joins the orchestra for Berlioz's Les Nuits d'ete, Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 6 and the world premiere of a new work by Patrick Brennan.5th February 2015Thursday 5th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 5th February 2015 - 7.30pm
Mezzo-soprano Susan Graham joins the orchestra for Berlioz's Les Nuits d'ete, Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 6 and the world premiere of a new work by Patrick Brenn
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraSchumann's Overture, Scherzo and Finale Op 52, Kagel's Three Etudes For Large Orchestra, Strauss' Amor, Winterweihe, Das Rosenband, Wiegenlied, Standchen and Meinem Kinde, and the UK premiere of Ryan Wigglesworth's Cacilie Ryan.6th February 2015Friday 6th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 6th February 2015 - 7.30pm
Schumann's Overture, Scherzo and Finale Op 52, Kagel's Three Etudes For Large Orchestra, Strauss' Amor, Winterweihe, Das Rosenband, Wiegenlied, Standchen and M
 
Anton & Erin: That's EntertainmentAnton & Erin: That's EntertainmentThe popular dancers present a dazzling show, bringing all the fun and sophistication of the stage and screen. Performing to tunes such as Make Em' Laugh, There's No Business Like Show Business and That's Entertainment, the duo will be joined by the Manchester Concert Orchestra, conducted by Richard Balcombe, with guest vocalist Lance Ellington.7th February 2015Saturday 7th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Anton & Erin: That's Entertainment
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballroom
DATES  Saturday 7th February 2015 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
The popular dancers present a dazzling show, bringing all the fun and sophistication of the stage and screen. Performing to tunes such as Make Em' Laugh, There
 
LSO Singing Day: Durufle RequiemLSO Singing Day: Durufle RequiemA session looking at the choral work.7th February 2015Saturday 7th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
LSO Singing Day: Durufle Requiem
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Saturday 7th February 2015 - 11am
A session looking at the choral work.
 
LSO Discovery Family Concert (Ages 7-12)LSO Discovery Family Concert (Ages 7-12)The London Symphony Orchestra performs themed music.8th February 2015Sunday 8th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
LSO Discovery Family Concert (Ages 7-12)
event > Kids Events
DATES  Sunday 8th February 2015 - 2.30pm
The London Symphony Orchestra performs themed music.
 
Sir Simon Rattle And The Berliner PhilharmonikerSir Simon Rattle And The Berliner PhilharmonikerThe orchestra performs Symphony No 1 and Symphony No 2 by Jean Sibelius.10th February 2015Tuesday 10th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Sir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 10th February 2015 - 7.30pm
The orchestra performs Symphony No 1 and Symphony No 2 by Jean Sibelius.
 
Sir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker: The London Residency 2015:Sibelius Symphonies No.1Sir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker: The London Residency 2015:Sibelius Symphonies No.1The conductor marks his 60th birthday by leading the orchestra in the first of a complete cycle of Sibelius symphonies.10th February 2015Tuesday 10th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Sir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker: The London Residency 2015:Sibelius Symphonies No.1
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 10th February 2015 - 7.30pm
The conductor marks his 60th birthday by leading the orchestra in the first of a complete cycle of Sibelius symphonies.
 
Sir Simon Rattle And The Berliner PhilharmonikerSir Simon Rattle And The Berliner PhilharmonikerThe orchestra performs Symphony No 3, Violin Concerto and Symphony No 4 by Jean Sibelius. With violinist Leonidas Kavakos.11th February 2015Wednesday 11th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Sir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 11th February 2015 - 7.30pm
The orchestra performs Symphony No 3, Violin Concerto and Symphony No 4 by Jean Sibelius. With violinist Leonidas Kavakos.
 
Sir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker: The London Residency 2015:Sibelius Symphony No.3/VSir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker: The London Residency 2015:Sibelius Symphony No.3/VThe orchestra led by the British conductor, is joined by the violinist Leonidas Kavakos, in the performance of Sibelius' only concerto.11th February 2015Wednesday 11th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Sir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker: The London Residency 2015:Sibelius Symphony No.3/V
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 11th February 2015 - 7.30pm
The orchestra led by the British conductor, is joined by the violinist Leonidas Kavakos, in the performance of Sibelius' only concerto.
 
Youth Orchestra For LondonYouth Orchestra For LondonSir Simon Rattle conducts the mixed ability symphony orchestra consisting of young musicians aged 11-21.12th February 2015Thursday 12th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Youth Orchestra For London
event > Concerts > Classical
PRICING  Free, adv booking required
DATES  Thursday 12th February 2015 - 6.30pm
Sir Simon Rattle conducts the mixed ability symphony orchestra consisting of young musicians aged 11-21.
 
BBC Singers/James MacMillanBBC Singers/James MacMillanMcMillan leads the BBC Singers and brass players and percussionists from the BBC SO in performances of his works After Virtue, Sun Dogs, Cum Vidisset Jesus, They Saw the Stone Had Been Rolled Away, Catherine's Lullabies and the UK premiere of Alleluia.12th February 2015Thursday 12th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
BBC Singers/James MacMillan
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 12th February 2015 - 7.30pm
McMillan leads the BBC Singers and brass players and percussionists from the BBC SO in performances of his works After Virtue, Sun Dogs, Cum Vidisset Jesus, Th
 
Sir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker: The London Residency 2015:Sibelius Symphonies No.5Sir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker: The London Residency 2015:Sibelius Symphonies No.5The acclaimed orchestra complete the cycle of Sibelius' symphonies, again led by the British conductor.12th February 2015Thursday 12th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Sir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker: The London Residency 2015:Sibelius Symphonies No.5
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 12th February 2015 - 7.30pm
The acclaimed orchestra complete the cycle of Sibelius' symphonies, again led by the British conductor.
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraBeethoven's Symphony No 8 and the UK premiere of Brett Dean's The Last Days of Socrates. With conductor John Storgards, bassist Sir John Tomlinson and the BBC Symphony Chorus.13th February 2015Friday 13th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 13th February 2015 - 7.30pm
Beethoven's Symphony No 8 and the UK premiere of Brett Dean's The Last Days of Socrates. With conductor John Storgards, bassist Sir John Tomlinson and the BBC
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraPianist Alice Sara Ott joins the orchestra, along with conductor Gianandrea Noseda, for performances of Liszt's Piano Concerto No 2 and Mahler's Symphony No 6.15th February 2015Sunday 15th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 15th February 2015 - 7.30pm
Pianist Alice Sara Ott joins the orchestra, along with conductor Gianandrea Noseda, for performances of Liszt's Piano Concerto No 2 and Mahler's Symphony No 6.
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraSakari Oramo leads the orchestra through Sibelius' Oceanides, Zemlinsky's Maeterlinck Songs, Ravel's Le Tombeau De Couperin and Nielsen's Symphony No 4. Featuring mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter.18th February 2015Wednesday 18th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 18th February 2015 - 7.30pm
Sakari Oramo leads the orchestra through Sibelius' Oceanides, Zemlinsky's Maeterlinck Songs, Ravel's Le Tombeau De Couperin and Nielsen's Symphony No 4. Featur
 
The Baroque TrumpetThe Baroque TrumpetThe Academy of Ancient Music is joined by trumpeters Tine Thing Helseth and David Blackadder for Bach's Sinfonias from Cantatas 29, 150 and 31, Biber's Sonata No 10 in G minor, Corelli's Sonata A Quattro, Vivaldi's Concerto in C major for two trumpets and Telemann's Concerto in D major for three trumpets.18th February 2015Wednesday 18th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
The Baroque Trumpet
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 18th February 2015 - 7.30pm
The Academy of Ancient Music is joined by trumpeters Tine Thing Helseth and David Blackadder for Bach's Sinfonias from Cantatas 29, 150 and 31, Biber's Sonata
 
Eugene OneginEugene OneginConceived with breathtaking beauty and poetic poignancy by one of Russia's most prestigious companies, this is the first-ever theatrical adaptation of Pushkin's novel in verse. Presented by the Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre of Moscow, directed by Rimas Tuminas.18th February 2015Saturday 21st February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Eugene Onegin
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  18th, 19th, 20th and 21st Feb 2015 - 7pm
Conceived with breathtaking beauty and poetic poignancy by one of Russia's most prestigious companies, this is the first-ever theatrical adaptation of Pushkin'
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraViolinist Roman Simovic joins the orchestra for Balakirev's Tamara, Glazunov's Violin Concerto and Rachmaninov's Symphony No 1.19th February 2015Thursday 19th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 19th February 2015 - 7.30pm
Violinist Roman Simovic joins the orchestra for Balakirev's Tamara, Glazunov's Violin Concerto and Rachmaninov's Symphony No 1.
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraSemyon Bychkov and James O'Donnell lead the orchestra and the BBC singers through Bach's Jesu, Meine Freude and Bruckner's Selected Motets and Symphony No 8.28th February 2015Saturday 28th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 28th February 2015 - 7.30pm
Semyon Bychkov and James O'Donnell lead the orchestra and the BBC singers through Bach's Jesu, Meine Freude and Bruckner's Selected Motets and Symphony No 8.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraConductor Donald Runnicles joins the orchestra and the London Symphony Chorus with director Simon Halsey for renditions of Debussy's La Damoiselle Elue and La Mer, and Durufle's Requiem.1st March 2015Sunday 1st March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 1st March 2015 - 7.30pm
Conductor Donald Runnicles joins the orchestra and the London Symphony Chorus with director Simon Halsey for renditions of Debussy's La Damoiselle Elue and La
 
Hercules: The English ConcertHercules: The English ConcertThe London-based baroque orchestra performs Handel's Hercules, conducted by Harry Bicket and starring Matthew Rose as Hercules, Alice Coote as Dejanira and Lucy Crowe as Iole.4th March 2015Wednesday 4th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Hercules: The English Concert
event > Concerts > Opera - German opera
DATES  Wednesday 4th March 2015 - 7pm
The London-based baroque orchestra performs Handel's Hercules, conducted by Harry Bicket and starring Matthew Rose as Hercules, Alice Coote as Dejanira and Luc
 
AntigoneAntigoneIvo van Hove directs Juliette Binoche in the title role, in Anne Carson's contemporary version of the Greek tragedy.4th March 2015Saturday 28th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Antigone
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  4th to 28th March 2015
Ivo van Hove directs Juliette Binoche in the title role, in Anne Carson's contemporary version of the Greek tragedy.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraWith conductor Kristjan Jarvi and violinist Roby Lakatos.5th March 2015Thursday 5th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 5th March 2015 - 7.30pm
With conductor Kristjan Jarvi and violinist Roby Lakatos.
 
Unsuk Chin: Alice In WonderlandUnsuk Chin: Alice In WonderlandRachele Gilmore stars as Alice in the Korean composer's surreal contemporary opera. Baldur Bronnimann conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a multimedia production in association with the Los Angeles Philharmonic directed by Netia Jones with Marie Arnet as the Cat, Jane Henschel as the Queen Of Hearts and Andrew Watts as White Rabbit.8th March 2015Sunday 8th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Unsuk Chin: Alice In Wonderland
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 8th March 2015 - 7.30pm
Rachele Gilmore stars as Alice in the Korean composer's surreal contemporary opera. Baldur Bronnimann conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a multimedia produ
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraMichael Tilson Thomas conducts the orchestra in performances of Colin Matthews' Hidden Variables, Gershwin's Concerto in F and Shostakovich's Symphony No 5. Featuring pianist Yuja Wang.12th March 2015Thursday 12th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 12th March 2015 - 7.30pm
Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the orchestra in performances of Colin Matthews' Hidden Variables, Gershwin's Concerto in F and Shostakovich's Symphony No 5. Fe
 
Michael Petrov & Ashley FrippMichael Petrov & Ashley FrippThe cellist and pianist perform Stravinsky's Suite Italienne, Chopin's Berceuse, Three Waltzes Op 70 and Barcarolle and Franck's Sonata in A major.13th March 2015Friday 13th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Michael Petrov & Ashley Fripp
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 13th March 2015 - 1pm
The cellist and pianist perform Stravinsky's Suite Italienne, Chopin's Berceuse, Three Waltzes Op 70 and Barcarolle and Franck's Sonata in A major.
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraThe world premiere of Albert Schnelzer's Tales From Suburbia, plus Ravel's Mother Goose Suite and Bartok's Duke Bluebeard's Castle. With conductor Kirill Karabits.13th March 2015Friday 13th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 13th March 2015 - 7.30pm
The world premiere of Albert Schnelzer's Tales From Suburbia, plus Ravel's Mother Goose Suite and Bartok's Duke Bluebeard's Castle. With conductor Kirill Karab
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraPianist Yuja Wang joins the orchestra for Britten's Four Sea Interludes, Shostakovich's Concerto No 1 For Piano, Trumpet And Strings and Sibelius' Symphony No 2.15th March 2015Sunday 15th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 15th March 2015 - 7.30pm
Pianist Yuja Wang joins the orchestra for Britten's Four Sea Interludes, Shostakovich's Concerto No 1 For Piano, Trumpet And Strings and Sibelius' Symphony No
 
Evgeny KissinEvgeny KissinThe pianist performs pieces by Beethoven, Prokofiev, Chopin and Liszt.20th March 2015Friday 20th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Evgeny Kissin
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 20th March 2015 - 7.30pm
The pianist performs pieces by Beethoven, Prokofiev, Chopin and Liszt.
 
Goldberg Variations: Britten Sinfonia/Thomas GouldGoldberg Variations: Britten Sinfonia/Thomas GouldDmitry Sitovestsy's arrangement for strings of Bach's The Goldberg Variations is the centrepiece of this programme, directed by Britten Sinfonia's associate leader, Thomas Gould. Alongside Bach's work, the ensemble will perform recently composed pieces by Tom Coult and Hans Abrahamsen, as well as Locatelli's Concerto Grosso Op 1 No 11 in C minor. T20th March 2015Friday 20th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Goldberg Variations: Britten Sinfonia/Thomas Gould
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 20th March 2015 - 7.30pm
Dmitry Sitovestsy's arrangement for strings of Bach's The Goldberg Variations is the centrepiece of this programme, directed by Britten Sinfonia's associate le
 
Total Immersion: Boulez At 90Total Immersion: Boulez At 90Francois-Xavier Roth conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Pierre Boulez's Piano Sonata No 2 and Eclat/Multiples, with pianist Jean-Frederic Neuburger.21st March 2015Saturday 21st March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Total Immersion: Boulez At 90
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 21st March 2015 - 1pm
Francois-Xavier Roth conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Pierre Boulez's Piano Sonata No 2 and Eclat/Multiples, with pianist Jean-Frederic Neuburger.
 
Joan ArmatradingJoan ArmatradingSoulful pop-rock by the long-established singer-songwriter from St Kitts embarks on her final major UK tour.26th March 2015Thursday 26th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Joan Armatrading
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop
DATES  Thursday 26th March 2015 - 7.30pm
Soulful pop-rock by the long-established singer-songwriter from St Kitts embarks on her final major UK tour.
 
Bach St Matthew PassionBach St Matthew PassionThe orchestra performs Bach's St Matthew Passion with Richard Egarr, harpsichord, Elizabeth Watts, soprano, Sarah Connolly, alto, Andrew Kennedy, tenor and Christopher Purves, bass.3rd April 2015Friday 3rd April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Bach St Matthew Passion
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 3rd April 2015 - 3pm
The orchestra performs Bach's St Matthew Passion with Richard Egarr, harpsichord, Elizabeth Watts, soprano, Sarah Connolly, alto, Andrew Kennedy, tenor and Chr
 
BBC Singers/O DuoBBC Singers/O DuoThe ensemble performs Veljo Tormis' Curse Upon Iron, Eriks Esenvalds' Northern Lights and The Long Road, Vaughan Williams' Three Shakespeare Songs and conductor Bob Chilcott's The Making of The Drum, among other works.4th April 2015Saturday 4th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
BBC Singers/O Duo
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 4th April 2015 - 7.30pm
The ensemble performs Veljo Tormis' Curse Upon Iron, Eriks Esenvalds' Northern Lights and The Long Road, Vaughan Williams' Three Shakespeare Songs and conducto
 
James MacMillan's St Luke's Passion: Britten SinfoniaJames MacMillan's St Luke's Passion: Britten SinfoniaThe Sinfonia and voices perform Scottish composer's MacMillan's work, informed by the start of the passage in St Luke's Gospel, describing the suffering and death of Christ.5th April 2015Sunday 5th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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James MacMillan's St Luke's Passion: Britten Sinfonia
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 5th April 2015 - 6pm
The Sinfonia and voices perform Scottish composer's MacMillan's work, informed by the start of the passage in St Luke's Gospel, describing the suffering and de
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Gianandrea NosedaLondon Symphony Orchestra/Gianandrea NosedaThe Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos performs Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No 1, with the conductor Gianandrea Noseda leading the orchestra in a performance of Liszt's A Faust Symphony.8th April 2015Wednesday 8th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra/Gianandrea Noseda
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 8th April 2015 - 7.30pm
The Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos performs Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No 1, with the conductor Gianandrea Noseda leading the orchestra in a performance
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Nielsen CycleBBC Symphony Orchestra/Nielsen CycleConductor Sakari Oramo leads the orchestra in this programme which includes the works La Valse and Bolero by Ravel, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 3 and Nielsen's Symphony No 5. Alexander Toradze is the guest pianist.10th April 2015Friday 10th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra/Nielsen Cycle
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 10th April 2015 - 7.30pm
Conductor Sakari Oramo leads the orchestra in this programme which includes the works La Valse and Bolero by Ravel, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 3 and Nielsen
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Osmo VanskaLondon Symphony Orchestra/Osmo VanskaThe orchestra plays Estonian composer Arvo Part's Cantus In Memoriam Benjamin Britten, together with Britten's Violin Concerto and Shostakovich's Symphony No 6. With violinist Gil Shaham.12th April 2015Sunday 12th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra/Osmo Vanska
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 12th April 2015 - 7.30pm
The orchestra plays Estonian composer Arvo Part's Cantus In Memoriam Benjamin Britten, together with Britten's Violin Concerto and Shostakovich's Symphony No 6
 
Joyce DiDonato: Into The FireJoyce DiDonato: Into The FireThe mezzo soprano is joined by the Brentano String Quartet in a performance of Debussy's String Quartet, Renaldo Hahn's Venezia, and the latest work from composer Jake Heggie, especially written for DiDonato, Camille Claudel: Into The Fire.14th April 2015Tuesday 14th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Joyce DiDonato: Into The Fire
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 14th April 2015 - 7.30pm
The mezzo soprano is joined by the Brentano String Quartet in a performance of Debussy's String Quartet, Renaldo Hahn's Venezia, and the latest work from compo
 
Alan Gilbert: LectureAlan Gilbert: LectureA lecture about the future of classical music.15th April 2015Wednesday 15th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Alan Gilbert: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Wednesday 15th April 2015 - 7pm
A lecture about the future of classical music.
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraAlexander Vedernikov conducts the orchestra for a performance of works by Mahler.15th April 2015Wednesday 15th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 15th April 2015 - 7.30pm
Alexander Vedernikov conducts the orchestra for a performance of works by Mahler.
 
Measure For MeasureMeasure For MeasureCheek by Jowl and the Pushkin Theatre of Moscow combine forces in this latest production of the Shakespeare drama about love, government and justice. Directed by Declan Donnellan. Performed in Russian with English subtitles. Not suitable for ages below 16.15th April 2015Saturday 25th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Measure For Measure
event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
DATES  15th to 25th April 2015
Cheek by Jowl and the Pushkin Theatre of Moscow combine forces in this latest production of the Shakespeare drama about love, government and justice. Directed
 
New York Philharmonic/Joyce DiDonatoNew York Philharmonic/Joyce DiDonatoMezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato joins the orchestra for the UK premiere of Salonen's Nyx, Ravel's Sheherazade and Valses Nobles Et Sentimentales and Strauss' Rosenkavalier Suite.17th April 2015Friday 17th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
New York Philharmonic/Joyce DiDonato
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 17th April 2015 - 7.30pm
Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato joins the orchestra for the UK premiere of Salonen's Nyx, Ravel's Sheherazade and Valses Nobles Et Sentimentales and Strauss' Rose
 
New York Philharmonic CONTACT!New York Philharmonic CONTACT!Alan Gilbert conducts Esa-Pekka Salonen's String Quartet Homunculus, plus works by other composers.18th April 2015Saturday 18th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
New York Philharmonic CONTACT!
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 18th April 2015 - 7.30pm
Alan Gilbert conducts Esa-Pekka Salonen's String Quartet Homunculus, plus works by other composers.
 
New York PhilharmonicNew York Philharmonic19th April 2015Sunday 19th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
New York Philharmonic
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 19th April 2015 - 4pm
 
Capucon/Brahms: The Cello SonatasCapucon/Brahms: The Cello SonatasA recital of Beethoven's Variations in E flat Major, Brahms' Cello Sonata No 1 in E minor and Cello Sonata No 2 in F major and Schumann's Drei Fantasiestucke Op 73, by cellist Gautier Capucon and pianist Nicholas Angelich.22nd April 2015Wednesday 22nd April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Capucon/Brahms: The Cello Sonatas
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 22nd April 2015 - 7.30pm
A recital of Beethoven's Variations in E flat Major, Brahms' Cello Sonata No 1 in E minor and Cello Sonata No 2 in F major and Schumann's Drei Fantasiestucke O
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Peter EotvosLondon Symphony Orchestra/Peter EotvosThe orchestra performs Pierre Boulez's Livre Pour Cordes and Rituel In Memoriam Bruno Maderna and Stravinsky's The Rite Of Spring.23rd April 2015Thursday 23rd April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Peter Eotvos
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 23rd April 2015 - 7.30pm
The orchestra performs Pierre Boulez's Livre Pour Cordes and Rituel In Memoriam Bruno Maderna and Stravinsky's The Rite Of Spring.
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Dutilleux And LutoslawskiBBC Symphony Orchestra/Dutilleux And LutoslawskiA recent work composed by Christopher Rouse, Prospero's Rooms will be performed by the orchestra, led by the conductor Joshua Weilerstein. Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 5 and Lutoslawski's Concert for Orchestra completes the programme. Guest pianist is Jonathan Biss.24th April 2015Friday 24th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Dutilleux And Lutoslawski
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 24th April 2015 - 7.30pm
A recent work composed by Christopher Rouse, Prospero's Rooms will be performed by the orchestra, led by the conductor Joshua Weilerstein. Beethoven's Piano Co
 
LSO Discovery Family Concert (Ages 7-12)LSO Discovery Family Concert (Ages 7-12)The Orchestra performs a programme of music.26th April 2015Sunday 26th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
LSO Discovery Family Concert (Ages 7-12)
event > Kids Events
DATES  Sunday 26th April 2015 - 2.30pm
The Orchestra performs a programme of music.
 
LSO String Ensemble/Roman SimovicLSO String Ensemble/Roman SimovicSchubert's Death and the Maiden, arranged by Mahler, Shostakovich's Sonata for Violin, Percussion and String Orchestra, which was arranged by Pushkarev, and Shostakovich's Chamber Symphony in C minor, are performed.26th April 2015Sunday 26th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
LSO String Ensemble/Roman Simovic
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 26th April 2015 - 7.30pm
Schubert's Death and the Maiden, arranged by Mahler, Shostakovich's Sonata for Violin, Percussion and String Orchestra, which was arranged by Pushkarev, and Sh
 
Ensemble Intercontemporain/Boulez At 90Ensemble Intercontemporain/Boulez At 90Debussy's Syrinx, Yann Robin's Asymetriades, the ensemble's music director Matthias Pintscher's own Choc (Monumento IV), and founder, Pierre Boulez's Memoriale and Sur Incises, make up this programme, performed in part as tribute on the occasion of Boulez's 90th birthday.28th April 2015Tuesday 28th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Ensemble Intercontemporain/Boulez At 90
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 28th April 2015 - 7.30pm
Debussy's Syrinx, Yann Robin's Asymetriades, the ensemble's music director Matthias Pintscher's own Choc (Monumento IV), and founder, Pierre Boulez's Memoriale
 
A Mad World My MastersA Mad World My MastersThe handsome yet cash-strapped Richard Follywit is on the lookout for some quick money and a good time, but finds he has to live on his wits. Thomas Middleton's Jacobean comedy, co-presented by English Touring Theatre and the RSC, is here set in London's Soho during the mid-1950s. Not suitable for ages below 14.29th April 2015Saturday 9th May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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A Mad World My Masters
event > Theatre > Dramas
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DATES  29th April to 9th May 2015 - 7.45pm
The handsome yet cash-strapped Richard Follywit is on the lookout for some quick money and a good time, but finds he has to live on his wits. Thomas Middleton'
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Tugan SokhievLondon Symphony Orchestra/Tugan SokhievViolinist Midori joins the orchestra for Messiaen's Les Offrandes Oubliees, Bartok's Violin Concerto No 2 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 4.30th April 2015Thursday 30th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Tugan Sokhiev
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 30th April 2015 - 7.30pm
Violinist Midori joins the orchestra for Messiaen's Les Offrandes Oubliees, Bartok's Violin Concerto No 2 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 4.
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Krzysztof UrbanskiLondon Symphony Orchestra/Krzysztof UrbanskiThe orchestra is joined by violinist Nicola Benedetti for Glinka's Overture: Ruslan And Lyudmila, Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No 1 and Mussorgsky's Pictures At An Exhibition.3rd May 2015Sunday 3rd May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Krzysztof Urbanski
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 3rd May 2015 - 7.30pm
The orchestra is joined by violinist Nicola Benedetti for Glinka's Overture: Ruslan And Lyudmila, Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No 1 and Mussorgsky's Pictures
 
Barbara Hannigan/Britten Sinfonia: Stravinsky & Neo-ClassicismBarbara Hannigan/Britten Sinfonia: Stravinsky & Neo-ClassicismThe acclaimed singer also appears as conductor for this programme of contrasting works, featuring Mozart's Overture to La Clemenza di Tito and Bella mia fiamma, addio, Stravinsky's Souvenirs de mon enfance, Pastorale and Act One, Scene 3 from The Rake's Progress and Haydn's Symphony No 49, La Passione.6th May 2015Wednesday 6th May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Barbara Hannigan/Britten Sinfonia: Stravinsky & Neo-Classicism
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 6th May 2015 - 7.30pm
The acclaimed singer also appears as conductor for this programme of contrasting works, featuring Mozart's Overture to La Clemenza di Tito and Bella mia fiamma
 
Barbara Hannigan/Britten Sinfonia: Songs Of ViennaBarbara Hannigan/Britten Sinfonia: Songs Of ViennaThe singer directs this programme of late romanticism, featuring Richard Strauss' Dance from Capriccio (1941), Johann Strauss II's Lagunen Walzer, arranged by Schoenberg and Mahler's Piano Quartet, amongst other works by Schoenberg, Berg and Chausson.7th May 2015Thursday 7th May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Barbara Hannigan/Britten Sinfonia: Songs Of Vienna
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 7th May 2015 - 7.30pm
The singer directs this programme of late romanticism, featuring Richard Strauss' Dance from Capriccio (1941), Johann Strauss II's Lagunen Walzer, arranged by
 
London Symphony Orchestra / Semyon BychkovLondon Symphony Orchestra / Semyon BychkovIsabelle Faust joins the orchestra on violin for Brahms' Violin Concerto and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 5.7th May 2015Thursday 7th May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra / Semyon Bychkov
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 7th May 2015 - 7.30pm
Isabelle Faust joins the orchestra on violin for Brahms' Violin Concerto and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 5.
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Valery GergievLondon Symphony Orchestra/Valery GergievViolinist Nikolaj Znaider joins the orchestra for Balakirev's Islamey, Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto and Shostakovich's Symphony No 15.12th May 2015Tuesday 12th May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Valery Gergiev
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 12th May 2015 - 7.30pm
Violinist Nikolaj Znaider joins the orchestra for Balakirev's Islamey, Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto and Shostakovich's Symphony No 15.
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra: Davis Conducts BlissBBC Symphony Orchestra: Davis Conducts BlissHector Berlioz's The Trojans - Royal Hunt and Storm, and The Death of Cleopatra are performed alongside Arthur Bliss' Morning Heroes. Sir Andrew Davis conducts and the orchestra is joined by the mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly.15th May 2015Friday 15th May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra: Davis Conducts Bliss
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 15th May 2015 - 7.30pm
Hector Berlioz's The Trojans - Royal Hunt and Storm, and The Death of Cleopatra are performed alongside Arthur Bliss' Morning Heroes. Sir Andrew Davis conducts
 
Helene GrimaudHelene GrimaudWorks by Liszt including Au bord d'une source, Ravel's Jeux d'eau; Ondine, Debussy's L'Isle joyeuse and Almeira from Iberia, Book 2 by Albeniz, all feature in this water-themed programme starring the pianist Helene Grimaud.16th May 2015Saturday 16th May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Helene Grimaud
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 16th May 2015 - 7.30pm
Works by Liszt including Au bord d'une source, Ravel's Jeux d'eau; Ondine, Debussy's L'Isle joyeuse and Almeira from Iberia, Book 2 by Albeniz, all feature in
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Nielsen CycleBBC Symphony Orchestra/Nielsen CycleThe orchestra led by the conductor Sakari Oramo perform Sibelius' Tapiola, Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 4, John Foulds' April England and Nielsen's Symphony No 6. Denis Kozhukhin appears as guest pianist.23rd May 2015Saturday 23rd May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Nielsen Cycle
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 23rd May 2015 - 7.30pm
The orchestra led by the conductor Sakari Oramo perform Sibelius' Tapiola, Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 4, John Foulds' April England and Nielsen's Symphony
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Daniel HardingLondon Symphony Orchestra/Daniel HardingThe German violinist Christian Tetzlaff performs Beethoven's Violin Concerto. The orchestra is joined by the London Symphony Chorus, directed by conductor Daniel Harding, in a performance of the grand-scale German Requiem by Brahms.24th May 2015Sunday 24th May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Daniel Harding
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 24th May 2015 - 7.30pm
The German violinist Christian Tetzlaff performs Beethoven's Violin Concerto. The orchestra is joined by the London Symphony Chorus, directed by conductor Dani
 
Matthias GoerneMatthias GoerneThe German baritone is joined by the pianist Piotr Anderszewski, performing Schumann's Liederkreis Op 39 and a selection of lieder.28th May 2015Thursday 28th May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Matthias Goerne
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 28th May 2015 - 7.30pm
The German baritone is joined by the pianist Piotr Anderszewski, performing Schumann's Liederkreis Op 39 and a selection of lieder.
 
Signum Saxophone QuartetSignum Saxophone QuartetThe recital from the Cologne-based quartet will include a work by Georg Friedrich Haas and Glazunov's Op. 109. There will also be a post-concert discussion led by Head of Chamber Music at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Alistair Tait.29th May 2015Friday 29th May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Signum Saxophone Quartet
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 29th May 2015 - 1pm
The recital from the Cologne-based quartet will include a work by Georg Friedrich Haas and Glazunov's Op. 109. There will also be a post-concert discussion led
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Daniel HardingLondon Symphony Orchestra/Daniel HardingThe Dutch violinist Janine Jansen performs Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, and conductor Daniel Harding leads the orchestra in Mahler's Symphony No 5, and a recent work composed by Edward Rushton.2nd June 2015Tuesday 2nd June 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra/Daniel Harding
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 2nd June 2015 - 7.30pm
The Dutch violinist Janine Jansen performs Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, and conductor Daniel Harding leads the orchestra in Mahler's Symphony No 5, and a rec
 
Murray PerahiaMurray PerahiaThe American concert pianist and conductor performs.5th June 2015Friday 5th June 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Murray Perahia
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 5th June 2015 - 7.30pm
The American concert pianist and conductor performs.
 
Nico Muhly SentencesNico Muhly Sentences6th June 2015Saturday 6th June 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Nico Muhly Sentences
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 6th June 2015 - 7.30pm
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Marin AlsopLondon Symphony Orchestra/Marin AlsopAlong with a performance of Korngold's Violin Concerto, featuring the Canadian musician James Ehnes, conductor Marin Alsop will also be presenting Bartok's Divertimento for Strings, and Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances.7th June 2015Sunday 7th June 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Marin Alsop
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 7th June 2015 - 7.30pm
Along with a performance of Korngold's Violin Concerto, featuring the Canadian musician James Ehnes, conductor Marin Alsop will also be presenting Bartok's Div
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Andre PrevinLondon Symphony Orchestra/Andre PrevinViolinist Anne-Sophie Mutter joins the orchestra for Andre Previn's Violin Concerto and Rachmaninov's Symphony No 2.10th June 2015Wednesday 10th June 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Andre Previn
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 10th June 2015 - 7.30pm
Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter joins the orchestra for Andre Previn's Violin Concerto and Rachmaninov's Symphony No 2.
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Bernard HaitinkLondon Symphony Orchestra/Bernard HaitinkAlina Ibragimova joins the orchestra for Mozart's Violin Concerto No 3 and Mahler's Symphony No 1, Titan.14th June 2015Sunday 14th June 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Bernard Haitink
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 14th June 2015 - 7.30pm
Alina Ibragimova joins the orchestra for Mozart's Violin Concerto No 3 and Mahler's Symphony No 1, Titan.
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Bernard HaitinkLondon Symphony Orchestra/Bernard HaitinkThe London Symphony Chorus joins the orchestra for Beethoven's Overture, Leonore No 2, Calm Sea And Prosperous Voyage and Symphony No 9.21st June 2015Sunday 21st June 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Bernard Haitink
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 21st June 2015 - 7.30pm
The London Symphony Chorus joins the orchestra for Beethoven's Overture, Leonore No 2, Calm Sea And Prosperous Voyage and Symphony No 9.
 
To Kill A MockingbirdTo Kill A MockingbirdAn adaptation by Christopher Sergel, of Harper Lee's novel set in America's Deep South, about a young child's innocence being shattered by other people's prejudices and abuse. Directed by Timothy Sheader.24th June 2015Saturday 25th July 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
To Kill A Mockingbird
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  24th June to 25th July 2015
An adaptation by Christopher Sergel, of Harper Lee's novel set in America's Deep South, about a young child's innocence being shattered by other people's preju
 
LSO Discovery ConcertLSO Discovery ConcertThe young musicians from across East London present their annual performance.25th June 2015Thursday 25th June 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
LSO Discovery Concert
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 25th June 2015 - 7.30pm
The young musicians from across East London present their annual performance.
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Pablo Heras CasadoLondon Symphony Orchestra/Pablo Heras CasadoThe orchestra is joined by Joshua Bell for a programme including Sibelius' Violin Concerto.28th June 2015Sunday 28th June 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Pablo Heras Casado
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 28th June 2015 - 7.30pm
The orchestra is joined by Joshua Bell for a programme including Sibelius' Violin Concerto.
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon RattleLondon Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon RattleA programme featuring works by Brahms and Dovrak. Krystian Zimerman performs Brahms' Piano Concerto No 1, and the orchestra perform Dvorak's works based on Czech folk legends, The Wild Dove and The Golden Spinning-Wheel.2nd July 2015Thursday 2nd July 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 2nd July 2015 - 7.30pm
A programme featuring works by Brahms and Dovrak. Krystian Zimerman performs Brahms' Piano Concerto No 1, and the orchestra perform Dvorak's works based on Cze
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle: The Monster In The MazeLondon Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle: The Monster In The MazeThe LSO Youth and Community Choirs join the LSO in a performance of Jonathan Dove's children's opera, as well as a performance of Walton's First Symphony.5th July 2015Sunday 5th July 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle: The Monster In The Maze
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 5th July 2015 - 7.30pm
The LSO Youth and Community Choirs join the LSO in a performance of Jonathan Dove's children's opera, as well as a performance of Walton's First Symphony.
 
Mozart Piano ConcertosMozart Piano ConcertosThe Academy of Ancient Music performs Mozart's Overture, Lucio Silla, Concerto No 5 in D, Levin Allegro to a concerto in G major and Symphony No 29 and JC Bach's arrangment of Mozart's Concerto in D Major.7th July 2015Tuesday 7th July 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Mozart Piano Concertos
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 7th July 2015 - 7.30pm
The Academy of Ancient Music performs Mozart's Overture, Lucio Silla, Concerto No 5 in D, Levin Allegro to a concerto in G major and Symphony No 29 and JC Bach
 
HamletHamletHamletBenedict Cumberbatch stars in the title role of Hamlet in Lyndsey Turner's production of Shakespeare's tragedy at the Barbican. The story famously follows the son who is compelled to seek revenge for his father's death, yet while his family is falling apart and his country is getting ready for war, his dilemma threatens his sanity. This production 5th August 2015Saturday 31st October 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Hamlet
event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
DATES  5th August to 31st October 2015
Benedict Cumberbatch stars in the title role of Hamlet in Lyndsey Turner's production of Shakespeare's tragedy at the Barbican. The story famously follows the ... More about this event
 
 
 

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Current Perspectives
Exhibitions | Until 27th October 2014 

Barbican Centre

This bi-annual photography exhibition presents a view of a different environment - including The Galapagos and Middle East....More

Walead Beshty
Walead Beshty
Exhibitions | Until 8th February 2015 

Barbican Centre

The latest Curve commission sees London-born, Los Angeles-based artist, Walead Beshty transform the space by covering the vast 90-metre curved ...More

 
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

Barbican Centre

Eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and think ...More

 
South Downs/The Browning Version
Theatre | Until 25th October 2014 

Guildhall School Of Music And Drama 1 minute walk from Barbican Centre

Two plays exploring the social codes of public schools one post-war, one pre-Profumo, celebrating the centenary of Rattigan's birth....More

Christina Broom
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2014 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

A selection of Christina Broom's photography, highlighting Broom's images of the military in London and kick-starting a programme of events ...More

 
 
 
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