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Doctor Who Deep Breath: Series 8, Episode 1 + Q&ADoctor Who Deep Breath: Series 8, Episode 1 + Q&A27th August 2014Thursday 28th August 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Now On
Doctor Who Deep Breath: Series 8, Episode 1 + Q&A
event > Film Events
DATES  22nd to 28th Aug 2014
 
What IfWhat IfMedical school dropout Wallace vows to steer clear of romance and seeks refuge in the company of his sister Ellie and her son Felix. By chance, he meets talented animator Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend Ben. Chantry and Wallace become good friends but both recognise a spark of attraction that could be fanned into a full-blown affair.27th August 2014Thursday 28th August 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Now On
What If
event > Film Events
DATES  26th, 27th and 28th August 2014 at 6.30pm and 8.45pm
Medical school dropout Wallace vows to steer clear of romance and seeks refuge in the company of his sister Ellie and her son Felix. By chance, he meets talent
 
Digital RevolutionDigital RevolutionDigital RevolutionThe Barbican's big summer exhibition tackles the impact of digital technology in the arts since 1970 and considers how it might develop in the future in the light of new technologies such as augmented reality, artificial intelligence, wearable technologies and 3D printing. This multimedia extravaganza includes work from across the creative spectrum27th August 2014Sunday 14th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ongoing
Digital Revolution
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation
DATES  3rd July to 14th September 2014
The Barbican's big summer exhibition tackles the impact of digital technology in the arts since 1970 and considers how it might develop in the future in the li... More about this event
 
The Urban World Through Tinted GlassesThe Urban World Through Tinted GlassesArtist Clare Johnson displays her original prints, described as the urban world through tinted glasses.28th August 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Urban World Through Tinted Glasses
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art | PRICING  Free  
DATES  27th August to 27th September 2014
Artist Clare Johnson displays her original prints, described as the urban world through tinted glasses.
 
Night MovesNight MovesEnvironmental activists Josh and Dena hatch a hare-brained scheme to blow up a dam in the Oregon mountains. She uses her savings to purchase a ramshackle speedboat called Night Moves that he will pack with a homemade fertiliser. An emotionally unstable former Marine called Harmon agrees to help Josh and Dena carry out their plan. Under the dead of 29th August 2014Thursday 4th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Night Moves
event > Film Events
DATES  29th Aug to 4th Sep 2014
Environmental activists Josh and Dena hatch a hare-brained scheme to blow up a dam in the Oregon mountains. She uses her savings to purchase a ramshackle speed
 
Obvious ChildObvious ChildDonna Stern airs her dirty laundry as a stand-up comedian, sparing herself few blushes as she jokes about bodily functions and her disastrous love life. When her boyfriend dumps her, Donna rebounds by having a one-night stand with nice guy Max. Donna discovers that she is pregnant and doesn't hesitate to book herself in for an abortion on Valentine3rd September 2014Thursday 4th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Obvious Child
event > Film Events
DATES  Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th September 2014 - 6.30pm
Donna Stern airs her dirty laundry as a stand-up comedian, sparing herself few blushes as she jokes about bodily functions and her disastrous love life. When h
 
John Cale & Liam YoungJohn Cale & Liam YoungThe world-renowned musical pioneer and the designer, futurist and critic join forces in an audio-visual collaboration in which drones take flight in the auditorium to create an immersive live music performance.12th September 2014Saturday 13th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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John Cale & Liam Young
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia
DATES  Friday 12th and Saturday 13th September 2014 - 8pm
The world-renowned musical pioneer and the designer, futurist and critic join forces in an audio-visual collaboration in which drones take flight in the audito
 
In Conversation: Computing Education: TalkIn Conversation: Computing Education: TalkTalk exploring the importance of computational thinking.13th September 2014Saturday 13th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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In Conversation: Computing Education: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Saturday 13th September 2014 - 2pm
Talk exploring the importance of computational thinking.
 
Meet The Experts: Digital Enterprise Clinic: TalkMeet The Experts: Digital Enterprise Clinic: TalkEvent offering one to one expert advice from UK leading experts.13th September 2014Saturday 13th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
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Meet The Experts: Digital Enterprise Clinic: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 13th September 2014 - 4pm-4.10pm
Event offering one to one expert advice from UK leading experts.
 
In Conversation: Videogames: TalkIn Conversation: Videogames: TalkTalk exploring the conversations we have about video games.13th September 2014Saturday 13th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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In Conversation: Videogames: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Saturday 13th September 2014 - 6pm
Talk exploring the conversations we have about video games.
 
Third World Bunfight & Brett Bailey: MacbethThird World Bunfight & Brett Bailey: MacbethDirector Brett Bailey's modern opera, a musical and visual interpretation of Verdi's work but here set in post-colonial Africa and performed by a South Africa ensemble. Contains disturbing images of war, not suitable for ages below 12. Performed in Italian with English surtitles.16th September 2014Saturday 20th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Third World Bunfight & Brett Bailey: Macbeth
event > Concerts > Opera - Italian opera
DATES  16th to 20th Sep 2014 - 7.45pm
Director Brett Bailey's modern opera, a musical and visual interpretation of Verdi's work but here set in post-colonial Africa and performed by a South Africa
 
Becky Unthank, Rachel Unthank, Sam Lee, Adrian McNally & Guests: A Time And Place: Musical MeditatioBecky Unthank, Rachel Unthank, Sam Lee, Adrian McNally & Guests: A Time And Place: Musical MeditatioFolk-rock music from the siblings Becky and Rachel Unthank, who are joined by their fellow band-member Adrian McNally, singer-songwriter Sam Lee and other performers. An evening inspired by the lives and words of the generation f the first world war.18th September 2014Thursday 18th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Becky Unthank, Rachel Unthank, Sam Lee, Adrian McNally & Guests: A Time And Place: Musical Meditatio
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Thursday 18th September 2014 - 7.30pm
Folk-rock music from the siblings Becky and Rachel Unthank, who are joined by their fellow band-member Adrian McNally, singer-songwriter Sam Lee and other perf
 
LSO Singing Day: From Bach To BeatlesLSO Singing Day: From Bach To BeatlesWith David Lawrence.20th September 2014Saturday 20th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Singing Day: From Bach To Beatles
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Saturday 20th September 2014 - 10.30am
With David Lawrence.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraTishchenko's Dante Symphony No 1, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 3 and Shostakovich's Symphony No 10 are performed by the orchestra, conducted by Valery Gergiev and featuring Denis Matsuev on piano.21st September 2014Sunday 21st September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 21st September 2014 - 7.30pm
Tishchenko's Dante Symphony No 1, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 3 and Shostakovich's Symphony No 10 are performed by the orchestra, conducted by Valery Gergiev
 
London Schools Symphony OrchestraLondon Schools Symphony OrchestraPeter Ash leads London's premier youth ensemble in Gustav Mahler's Des Knaben Wunderhorn, a vocal setting of four German folk poems.22nd September 2014Monday 22nd September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Schools Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Monday 22nd September 2014 - 7.30pm
Peter Ash leads London's premier youth ensemble in Gustav Mahler's Des Knaben Wunderhorn, a vocal setting of four German folk poems.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraValery Gergiev leads the orchestra through Prokofiev's Symphony No 1 and Symphony No 5, and Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No 2.23rd September 2014Tuesday 23rd September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 23rd September 2014 - 7.30pm
Valery Gergiev leads the orchestra through Prokofiev's Symphony No 1 and Symphony No 5, and Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No 2.
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraThe premiere of Kevin Volans' The Mountain That Left, plus John Adams' My Father Knew Charles Ives, and Ives' Symphony No 4.24th September 2014Wednesday 24th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 24th September 2014 - 7.30pm
The premiere of Kevin Volans' The Mountain That Left, plus John Adams' My Father Knew Charles Ives, and Ives' Symphony No 4.
 
An Enemy Of The PeopleAn Enemy Of The PeopleHenrik Ibsen's drama about the popular Dr Stockmann, his great industrial project, created to help his fellow townsfolk, and the subsequent failure and fallout, is presented by Schaubuhne Berlin as an allegorical comment on the present day. Directed by Thomas Ostermeier. Performed in German with English surtitles.24th September 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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An Enemy Of The People
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  24th to 28th Sep 2014
Henrik Ibsen's drama about the popular Dr Stockmann, his great industrial project, created to help his fellow townsfolk, and the subsequent failure and fallout
 
Joyce DiDonatoJoyce DiDonatoJoyce DiDonatoThe 2014-15 classical music season at the Barbican features an artist focus on one of the best-loved vocalists of our time Joyce DiDonato who is accompanied by her own choice of orchestra, the Orchestre de l'Opera de Lyon, and conductor in the Italian bel canto repertoire of Bellini, Rossini and their contemporaries. This concert opens the series w25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Joyce DiDonato
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 25th September 2014 - 7.30pm
The 2014-15 classical music season at the Barbican features an artist focus on one of the best-loved vocalists of our time Joyce DiDonato who is accompanied by... More about this event
 
Monteverdi ChoirMonteverdi ChoirSoprano Esther Brazil joins the choir for performances of Scarlatti's Stabat Mater A Dieci Voci, Bach's Mein Herze Schwimmt Im Blut and Handel's Dixit Dominus, Psalm 110.25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Monteverdi Choir
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 25th September 2014 - 7.30pm
Soprano Esther Brazil joins the choir for performances of Scarlatti's Stabat Mater A Dieci Voci, Bach's Mein Herze Schwimmt Im Blut and Handel's Dixit Dominus,
 
Stella Di Napoli / Orchestre De L Opera De LyonStella Di Napoli / Orchestre De L Opera De Lyon25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Stella Di Napoli / Orchestre De L Opera De Lyon
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 25th September 2014 - 7.30pm
 
Constructing 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, including: Berenice Abbott, Iwan Baan, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Helene Binet, Walker Evans, Luigi Ghirri, Andreas Gursky, Lucien Herve, Nadav Kander, Luisa Lambri, Simon Norfolk, Bas Princen, Ed Ru25th September 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, inclu
 
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.25th September 2014Sunday 22nd March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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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
 
In Conversation: Stephen Shore And Gerry Badger: TalkIn Conversation: Stephen Shore And Gerry Badger: TalkTalk about vernacular architecture and photography.26th September 2014Friday 26th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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In Conversation: Stephen Shore And Gerry Badger: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 26th September 2014 - 7pm
Talk about vernacular architecture and photography.
 
Guildhall Symphony OrchestraGuildhall Symphony OrchestraMark Shanahan conducts the orchestra for a performance of Verdi's Requiem. With Elisabeth Meister, soprano; Victoria Simmonds, mezzo-soprano; Adrian Thompson, tenor and Derek Welton, bass-baritone.26th September 2014Friday 26th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Guildhall Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 26th September 2014 - 7.30pm
Mark Shanahan conducts the orchestra for a performance of Verdi's Requiem. With Elisabeth Meister, soprano; Victoria Simmonds, mezzo-soprano; Adrian Thompson,
 
Aziza BrahimAziza BrahimThe Barcelona-based vocalist performs world music. With support from Tartit, Nabil Baly Othmani, Noura Mint Seymali.27th September 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Aziza Brahim
event > Concerts > World Music
DATES  Saturday 27th September 2014 - 7.30pm
The Barcelona-based vocalist performs world music. With support from Tartit, Nabil Baly Othmani, Noura Mint Seymali.
 
Tavener: Flood Of BeautyTavener: Flood Of BeautyMartyn Brabbins conducts the Britten Sinfonia Voices through the premiere of Sir John Tavener's last major concert work, based on a ninth-century Sanskrit poem that celebrates the feminine aspect of God.28th September 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Tavener: Flood Of Beauty
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 28th September 2014 - 7.30pm
Martyn Brabbins conducts the Britten Sinfonia Voices through the premiere of Sir John Tavener's last major concert work, based on a ninth-century Sanskrit poem... More about this event
 
Britten Sinfonia: KaleidoscopesBritten Sinfonia: KaleidoscopesMozart's Adagio For Cor Anglais And String Trio, Gyorgy Kurtag's arrangement of Thomas Ades' In Memoriam Andras Mihaly, Lutoslawski's Preludes And Fugue and Tavener's Kaleidoscopes.29th September 2014Monday 29th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Britten Sinfonia: Kaleidoscopes
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Monday 29th September 2014 - 7.30pm
Mozart's Adagio For Cor Anglais And String Trio, Gyorgy Kurtag's arrangement of Thomas Ades' In Memoriam Andras Mihaly, Lutoslawski's Preludes And Fugue and Ta
 
Johnny Flynn & The Sussex WitJohnny Flynn & The Sussex WitCountry-folk and folk-rock from the London-based singer-songwriter and musician with his accompanying five-piece band. With support from Mystery Jets and Marika Hackman.30th September 2014Tuesday 30th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Tuesday 30th September 2014 - 7.30pm
Country-folk and folk-rock from the London-based singer-songwriter and musician with his accompanying five-piece band. With support from Mystery Jets and Marik
 
The KamkarsThe KamkarsA Kurdish family of virtuoso singers and instrumentalists, the Kamkars perform intricate and beautiful arrangements of traditional folk songs.1st October 2014Wednesday 1st October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Kamkars
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Wednesday 1st October 2014 - 8pm
A Kurdish family of virtuoso singers and instrumentalists, the Kamkars perform intricate and beautiful arrangements of traditional folk songs.
 
Constructing Worlds Exhibition Tour With Owen HatherleyConstructing Worlds Exhibition Tour With Owen HatherleyThe author looks at how post-war cityscapes are documented.2nd October 2014Thursday 2nd October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Constructing Worlds Exhibition Tour With Owen Hatherley
event > Tours
DATES  Thursday 2nd October 2014 - 7pm
The author looks at how post-war cityscapes are documented.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir John Eliot Gardiner leads the orchestra through Mendelssohn's Overture: Calm Sea And Prosperous Voyage and Symphony No 5, and Schumann's Cello Concerto in A minor. With cellist Gautier Capucon.2nd October 2014Thursday 2nd October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 2nd October 2014 - 7.30pm
Sir John Eliot Gardiner leads the orchestra through Mendelssohn's Overture: Calm Sea And Prosperous Voyage and Symphony No 5, and Schumann's Cello Concerto in
 
Boy Blue Entertainment: The Five & The Prophecy Of PranaBoy Blue Entertainment: The Five & The Prophecy Of PranaJapanese artist Akio Tanaka joins forces with choreographer Kenrick 'H20' Sandy and composer 'Mikey J', for this dynamic dance-narrative piece inspired by manga and featuring five former troublemakers who, under the guidance of the guardian of Prana, must lead a battle of good against evil.2nd October 2014Saturday 4th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Boy Blue Entertainment: The Five & The Prophecy Of Prana
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Hip Hop
DATES  2nd and 3rd October 2014 at 7.45pm & 4th October 2014 at 2.30pm and 7.45pm
Japanese artist Akio Tanaka joins forces with choreographer Kenrick 'H20' Sandy and composer 'Mikey J', for this dynamic dance-narrative piece inspired by mang
 
Academy Of Ancient Music: L'incoronazione Di PoppeaAcademy Of Ancient Music: L'incoronazione Di PoppeaThe second part of the Academy of Ancient Music's three-year Monteverdi opera cycle is the first of three baroque programmes exploring the themes of love, war, intrigue and betrayal. Richard Egarr directs.4th October 2014Saturday 4th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Academy Of Ancient Music: L'incoronazione Di Poppea
event > Concerts > Opera
DATES  Saturday 4th October 2014 - 7pm
The second part of the Academy of Ancient Music's three-year Monteverdi opera cycle is the first of three baroque programmes exploring the themes of love, war,
 
BBC SO Total Immersion: John Tavener RememberedBBC SO Total Immersion: John Tavener RememberedMusicians from the Guildhall School perform the choral and chamber music of John Tavener.5th October 2014Sunday 5th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC SO Total Immersion: John Tavener Remembered
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 5th October 2014 - 1pm
Musicians from the Guildhall School perform the choral and chamber music of John Tavener.
 
Bebel GilbertoBebel GilbertoThe New York-based singer and daughter of Brazilian guitarist and vocalist Joao Gilberto, performs her smooth Latin material.6th October 2014Monday 6th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Bebel Gilberto
event > Concerts > World Music
DATES  Monday 6th October 2014 - 7.30pm
The New York-based singer and daughter of Brazilian guitarist and vocalist Joao Gilberto, performs her smooth Latin material.
 
Clint MansellClint MansellThe British composer behind scores for films including Black Swan and The Wrestler, is joined by his band, pianist Carly Paradis and the Sonus Quartet.7th October 2014Tuesday 7th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Clint Mansell
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 7th October 2014 - 7.30pm
The British composer behind scores for films including Black Swan and The Wrestler, is joined by his band, pianist Carly Paradis and the Sonus Quartet.
 
Mozart's RequiemMozart's Requiem8th October 2014Wednesday 8th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Mozart's Requiem
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 8th October 2014 - 7.30pm
 
The Orchestra Of Classical OperaThe Orchestra Of Classical OperaA performance of Mozart's unfinished Requiem, by British singers including Sophie Bevan, Sarah Connolly, John Mark Ainsley and Matthew Rose.8th October 2014Wednesday 8th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Orchestra Of Classical Opera
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 8th October 2014 - 7.30pm-10pm
A performance of Mozart's unfinished Requiem, by British singers including Sophie Bevan, Sarah Connolly, John Mark Ainsley and Matthew Rose.
 
Peer GyntPeer GyntHenrik Ibsen's play, re-imagined by Irina Brook, with writing from Sam Shepard and contribution from Iggy Pop. The adaptation contains the hero as a rowdy pop star who is constantly looking for his inner self, searching through a journey of fantasy.8th October 2014Saturday 11th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Peer Gynt
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  8th, 9th, 10th and 11th Oct 2014 - 7.15pm
Henrik Ibsen's play, re-imagined by Irina Brook, with writing from Sam Shepard and contribution from Iggy Pop. The adaptation contains the hero as a rowdy pop
 
The Best Of BE Festival (From The Waltz To The Mambo/Loops And Breaks/Waiting)The Best Of BE Festival (From The Waltz To The Mambo/Loops And Breaks/Waiting)Three works from Hungary, Austria and Belgium are presented in this showcase of European theatre makers, as well as presenting an opportunity to exchange ideas with the audience and artists during an informal, post-show event.8th October 2014Saturday 11th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Best Of BE Festival (From The Waltz To The Mambo/Loops And Breaks/Waiting)
event > Theatre > Specialist
DATES  8th, 9th, 10th and 11th Oct 2014 - 7.45pm
Three works from Hungary, Austria and Belgium are presented in this showcase of European theatre makers, as well as presenting an opportunity to exchange ideas
 
Walead BeshtyWalead BeshtyCyanotype prints by the artist produced using an object from the artist's studio, which is placed on a porous surface (such as discarded paper or cardboard) that has been coated with UV-sensitive material.8th October 2014Sunday 8th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Free Event 
Walead Beshty
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Print | PRICING  Free  
DATES  8th October 2014 to 8th February 2015
Cyanotype prints by the artist produced using an object from the artist's studio, which is placed on a porous surface (such as discarded paper or cardboard) th
 
Constructing Worlds Exhibition Tour With David CampanyConstructing Worlds Exhibition Tour With David CampanyThe curator and author looks at the history between photography and architecture.9th October 2014Thursday 9th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Constructing Worlds Exhibition Tour With David Campany
event > Tours
DATES  Thursday 9th October 2014 - 7pm
The curator and author looks at the history between photography and architecture.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraRafael Payare conducts the orchestra for a performance of Dukas's The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 2 and Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade. With Elisabeth Leonskaja, piano.9th October 2014Thursday 9th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 9th October 2014 - 7.30pm
Rafael Payare conducts the orchestra for a performance of Dukas's The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 2 and Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade
 
Alcina: The English ConcertAlcina: The English ConcertHandel's opera seria is performed by the established baroque orchestra, directed by harpsichordist Harry Bicket, alongside Joyce DiDonato as Alcina, Alice Coote as Ruggiero and Anna Christie as Morgana.10th October 2014Friday 10th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Alcina: The English Concert
event > Concerts > Opera - German opera
DATES  Friday 10th October 2014 - 7pm
Handel's opera seria is performed by the established baroque orchestra, directed by harpsichordist Harry Bicket, alongside Joyce DiDonato as Alcina, Alice Coot
 
Run, Jump, Shoot: WorkshopRun, Jump, Shoot: WorkshopImprove your photography skills by exploring new methods of capturing architecture.11th October 2014Saturday 11th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Run, Jump, Shoot: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  Saturday 11th October 2014 - 12noon-5pm
Improve your photography skills by exploring new methods of capturing architecture.
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraConductor Sakari Oramo and violinist Augustin Hadelich join the orchestra for performances of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 6, Pathetique, Mozart's Violin Concerto No 4 in D major and Nielsen's Symphony No 1.11th October 2014Saturday 11th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 11th October 2014 - 7.30pm
Conductor Sakari Oramo and violinist Augustin Hadelich join the orchestra for performances of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 6, Pathetique, Mozart's Violin Concerto
 
La AraucanaLa AraucanaFour actor-musicians from the Chilean company, Tryo Teatro Banda, recount the adventures of the 16th century soldier-poet, Alonso de Ercilla whose account of the Conquest of Chile is one of the acclaimed works of the Spanish Golden Age. Directed by Francisco Sanchez. Performed in Spanish with English surtitles.14th October 2014Thursday 16th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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La Araucana
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  14th, 15th and 16th October 2014 - 7.45pm
Four actor-musicians from the Chilean company, Tryo Teatro Banda, recount the adventures of the 16th century soldier-poet, Alonso de Ercilla whose account of t
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraConductor Sir Antonio Pappano and violinist Janine Jansen join the orchestra for Bartok's Violin Concerto No 1 and Act Two from Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.16th October 2014Thursday 16th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 16th October 2014 - 7.30pm
Conductor Sir Antonio Pappano and violinist Janine Jansen join the orchestra for Bartok's Violin Concerto No 1 and Act Two from Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.
 
Rocio Molina: Bosque ArdoraRocio Molina: Bosque ArdoraA mix of Flamenco, drama and contemporary overtones from the Spanish choreographer and dancer, Rocio Molina, who is exploring the struggle to survive in the natural world, 'Bosque Ardora' is at the Barbican as part of the Dance Umbrella festival.16th October 2014Saturday 18th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Rocio Molina: Bosque Ardora
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Spanish and Flamenco
DATES  16th, 17th and 18th October 2014
A mix of Flamenco, drama and contemporary overtones from the Spanish choreographer and dancer, Rocio Molina, who is exploring the struggle to survive in the na... More about this event
 
ECHO Rising Stars: Quatuor ArdeoECHO Rising Stars: Quatuor ArdeoMendelssohn's String Quartet in E flat major Op 12 and Ravel's String Quartet in F are performed by violinists Carole Petitdemange and Mi-Sa Yang, violist Noriko Inoue and cellist Joelle Martinez.17th October 2014Friday 17th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
ECHO Rising Stars: Quatuor Ardeo
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 17th October 2014 - 1pm
Mendelssohn's String Quartet in E flat major Op 12 and Ravel's String Quartet in F are performed by violinists Carole Petitdemange and Mi-Sa Yang, violist Nori
 
Kavakos/Brahms: The Violin SonatasKavakos/Brahms: The Violin SonatasRecitals of Brahms' Sonatas by violinist Leonidas Kavakos and pianist Yuja Wang.17th October 2014Friday 17th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Kavakos/Brahms: The Violin Sonatas
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 17th October 2014 - 7.30pm
Recitals of Brahms' Sonatas by violinist Leonidas Kavakos and pianist Yuja Wang.
 
The Grand Tour: Handel In LondonThe Grand Tour: Handel In LondonThe Academy of Ancient Music with Richard Egarr performs Boyce's Symphony No 3 in C major and Symphony No 1 in B flat major, Handel's Organ Concerto No 2 in A major, Op 7, Organ Concerto in F major, The Cuckoo And The Nightingale and Concerto A Due Cori No 1 and Arne's Overture No 8 in G minor.18th October 2014Saturday 18th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Grand Tour: Handel In London
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 18th October 2014 - 7.30pm
The Academy of Ancient Music with Richard Egarr performs Boyce's Symphony No 3 in C major and Symphony No 1 in B flat major, Handel's Organ Concerto No 2 in A
 
Zakir Hussain: Masters Of PercussionZakir Hussain: Masters Of PercussionThe tabla master accompanied by several young musicians including Rakesh Chaurasia on the bansoori and Ganesh Rajagopalan on the violin, performs from a repertoire of ragas and talas.18th October 2014Saturday 18th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Zakir Hussain: Masters Of Percussion
event > Concerts > World Music
DATES  Saturday 18th October 2014 - 7.30pm
The tabla master accompanied by several young musicians including Rakesh Chaurasia on the bansoori and Ganesh Rajagopalan on the violin, performs from a repert
 
Battle of IdeasBattle of IdeasBattle of IdeasCelebrating its tenth year - and a third at the Barbican - the Battle of Ideas is a weekend of high-level, thought-provoking public debate. As many as 350 guest speakers exchange views at some 80 sessions on some of the biggest issues facing the world, covering a range of topical themes in a mixture of interactive talks, sessions and open discussio18th October 2014Sunday 19th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Battle of Ideas
event > Exhibitions
DATES  Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th October 2014
Celebrating its tenth year - and a third at the Barbican - the Battle of Ideas is a weekend of high-level, thought-provoking public debate. As many as 350 gues... More about this event
 
LSO Discovery Day: Andrzej PanufnikLSO Discovery Day: Andrzej PanufnikImmerse yourself in the life and music of Andrzej Panufnik.19th October 2014Sunday 19th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
LSO Discovery Day: Andrzej Panufnik
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Sunday 19th October 2014 - 10am
Immerse yourself in the life and music of Andrzej Panufnik.
 
London Symphony Orchestra: Panufnik CentenaryLondon Symphony Orchestra: Panufnik CentenaryConductor Sir Antonio Pappano is joined by the pianist Piotr Anderszewski, for a performance of Panufnik's Symphony No. 10, Schumann's Piano Concerto Op. 54 and Strauss's Ein Heldenleben.19th October 2014Sunday 19th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra: Panufnik Centenary
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 19th October 2014 - 7.30pm
Conductor Sir Antonio Pappano is joined by the pianist Piotr Anderszewski, for a performance of Panufnik's Symphony No. 10, Schumann's Piano Concerto Op. 54 an
 
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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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
Category: event
 
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
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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.
 
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
Category: event
 
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.
 
Chetham's Symphony OrchestraChetham's Symphony OrchestraPaul Mann conducts the ensemble in a performance of Bernstein's On the Waterfront - Symphonic Suite, Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2 In G Minor and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 In B Minor 'Pathetique'.24th October 2014Friday 24th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Chetham's Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 24th October 2014 - 7.30pm-10pm
Paul Mann conducts the ensemble in a performance of Bernstein's On the Waterfront - Symphonic Suite, Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2 In G Minor and Tchaikovs
 
British Sea PowerBritish Sea PowerAfter working with musical arranger Peter Wraight (Matthew Herbert Big Band), the indie rock band will perform their favourite songs from a ten-year back catalogue in collaboration with Durham's own NASUWT Riverside Band in the premiere show of their Sea of Brass tour.25th October 2014Saturday 25th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
British Sea Power
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Indie & Grunge
DATES  Saturday 25th October 2014 - 8pm
After working with musical arranger Peter Wraight (Matthew Herbert Big Band), the indie rock band will perform their favourite songs from a ten-year back catal
 
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
Category: event
 
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.
 
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
Category: event
 
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.
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
 
Psst! Secrets Of A White Rabbit: Florschutz & Dohnert (Over 2s)Psst! Secrets Of A White Rabbit: Florschutz & Dohnert (Over 2s)A mix of physical theatre, puppetry and wit, from florschutz & dohnert.28th October 2014Tuesday 4th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Psst! Secrets Of A White Rabbit: Florschutz & Dohnert (Over 2s)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  28th Oct to 30th Oct and 1st Nov to 4th Nov 2014
A mix of physical theatre, puppetry and wit, from florschutz & dohnert.
 
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 FrahmThe Berlin-based pianist and composer performs tracks from his recent album, Spaces.29th October 2014Wednesday 29th October 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Nils Frahm
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Electronica
DATES  Wednesday 29th October 2014 - 7.30pm
The Berlin-based pianist and composer performs tracks from his recent album, Spaces.
 
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
Category: event
 
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
 
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
Category: event
 
Psst! Secrets Of A White Rabbit: Florschutz & Dohnert (Relaxed Performance)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
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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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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 GodunovValery 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
Category: event
 
Mariinsky Opera: Boris Godunov
event > Concerts > Opera
DATES  Monday 3rd November 2014 - 7pm
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.
 
Mariinsky Opera: The Left-HanderMariinsky Opera: The Left-HanderValery Gergiev conducts Rodion Shchedrin's comic tale of Russians and Englishmen, of new technology, old traditions, and strong drink.4th November 2014Tuesday 4th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Mariinsky Opera: The Left-Hander
event > Concerts > Opera
DATES  Tuesday 4th November 2014 - 7pm
Valery Gergiev conducts Rodion Shchedrin's comic tale of Russians and Englishmen, of new technology, old traditions, and strong drink.
 
Mariinsky ChorusMariinsky ChorusConductor Andrei Petrenko leads the chorus through pieces by Valery Gavrilin, Dmitry Bortnyansky, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky and Stravinsky.5th November 2014Wednesday 5th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Mariinsky Chorus
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 5th November 2014 - 7.30pm
Conductor Andrei Petrenko leads the chorus through pieces by Valery Gavrilin, Dmitry Bortnyansky, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky and Stravinsky.
 
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
Category: event
 
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 Discovery Family Concert (Ages 7-12)LSO Discovery Family Concert (Ages 7-12)A programme of music, including an audience participation piece.9th November 2014Sunday 9th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
LSO Discovery Family Concert (Ages 7-12)
event > Kids Events
DATES  Sunday 9th November 2014 - 2.30pm
A programme of music, including an audience participation piece.
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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 witty retelling of Shakespeare's comedy from the director Dmitry Krymov, featuring large puppets, ballerinas and an opera singer. Performed in Russian with English surtitles.12th November 2014Saturday 15th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
A Midsummer Night's Dream (As You Like It)
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  12th, 13th, 14th and 15th Nov 2014 - 7.45pm-9.30pm
A witty retelling of Shakespeare's comedy from the director Dmitry Krymov, featuring large puppets, ballerinas and an opera singer. Performed in Russian with E
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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.
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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 1)Henry IV (Part 1)A production of Shakespeare's enduring historical drama in which Henry IV prepares for war when his crown becomes under threat from enemies both foreign and domestic. Directed by Gregory Doran.29th November 2014Saturday 24th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Henry IV (Part 1)
event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
DATES  29th November 2014 to 24th January 2015
A production of Shakespeare's enduring historical drama in which Henry IV prepares for war when his crown becomes under threat from enemies both foreign and do
 
Henry IV Part IHenry IV Part IThe Royal Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's great historical play. Directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and with a cast including Antony Sher as Falstaff, Jasper Britton as Henry and Alex Hassell as Prince Hal.29th November 2014Saturday 24th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Henry IV Part I
event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
DATES  29th November 2014 to 24th January 2015
The Royal Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's great historical play. Directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and with a cast including Antony Sh
 
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
Category: event
 
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)The King is not sure whether his son, Hal, is a worthy heir, and as his health deteriorating, Hal has finally to choose between loyalty to a friend, or duty. Shakespeare's history play features Antony Sher as Falstaff and Alex Hassell as Hal.2nd December 2014Saturday 24th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Henry IV (Part II)
event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
DATES  2nd December 2014 to 24th January 2015
The King is not sure whether his son, Hal, is a worthy heir, and as his health deteriorating, Hal has finally to choose between loyalty to a friend, or duty. S
 
Henry IV Part IIHenry IV Part IIThe Royal Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's great historical play. Directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and with a cast including Antony Sher as Falstaff, Jasper Britton as Henry and Alex Hassell as Prince Hal.2nd December 2014Saturday 24th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Henry IV Part II
event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
DATES  2nd December 2014 to 24th January 2015
The Royal Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's great historical play. Directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and with a cast including Antony Sh
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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 Zero Dark Thirty, The Queen, Philomena and the recent release, The Monuments Men.11th December 2014Thursday 11th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
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 Zero Dark Thirty, The Queen, Philomena and the recent release, The M
 
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
Category: event
 
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 ConcertWith London Symphony Chorus, LSO Community Choir and conductor Simon Halsey.14th December 2014Sunday 14th December 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
LSO Brass Ensemble Christmas Concert
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 14th December 2014 - 7.30pm
With 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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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.
 
New Year's Day GalaNew Year's Day Gala1st 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
 
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 Schumann11th 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
 
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
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 
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.
 
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
 
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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