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'Tis Pity She's a Whore'Tis Pity She's a Whore'Tis Pity She's a WhoreCheek By Jowl reprise their production of John Ford's Jacobean tragedy 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, directed by Declan Donnellan. Not for the faint hearted (or anyone under the age of 16), the visceral, violent play addresses topics of incest, morality, corruption and religion as a brother and sister's relationship drags them down into Hell. Powerful s21st April 2014Saturday 26th April 2014 Where:
Barbican Theatre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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'Tis Pity She's a Whore
event > Theatre
DATES  9th to 26th April 2014
VENUE  Barbican Theatre 
Cheek By Jowl reprise their production of John Ford's Jacobean tragedy 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, directed by Declan Donnellan. Not for the faint hearted (or any... More about this event
 
United Visual Artists: MomentumUnited Visual Artists: MomentumUnited Visual Artists: MomentumThe Barbican's Curve Gallery turns itself into an immersive sound-and-light experience courtesy of London-based art and design practice United Visual Artists (UVA). The changing pattern of light and sound, and a series of hanging pendulum forms, are designed to unsettle our sense of time, movement, mass and space as we move through and around the s21st April 2014Sunday 1st June 2014 Where:
Barbican - Curve Gallery,   Ground Level  Barbican Centre    EC2Y 8DS
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United Visual Artists: Momentum
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
DATES  13th February to 1st June 2014
VENUE  Barbican - Curve Gallery 
The Barbican's Curve Gallery turns itself into an immersive sound-and-light experience courtesy of London-based art and design practice United Visual Artists (... More about this event
 
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the CatwalkThe Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the CatwalkThe Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the CatwalkThe first major exhibition of the work of fashion's most theatrical of designers, Jean Paul Gaultier. More than 140 pieces will be on show in the Barbican Art Gallery, spanning Gaultier's 35-year career. Alongside couture, ready-to-wear garments and film costumes will be pieces that have become celebrities in their own right, such as Madonna's coni21st April 2014Sunday 17th August 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation
DATES  9th April to 17th August 2014
The first major exhibition of the work of fashion's most theatrical of designers, Jean Paul Gaultier. More than 140 pieces will be on show in the Barbican Art ... More about this event
 
Jean Paul Gaultier: From The Sidewalk To The CatwalkJean Paul Gaultier: From The Sidewalk To The CatwalkThe first major survey of the established French couturier's avant-garde fashion designs spanning 35 years.21st April 2014Sunday 17th August 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ongoing
Jean Paul Gaultier: From The Sidewalk To The Catwalk
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Furniture & Textiles
DATES  9th April to 17th August 2014
The first major survey of the established French couturier's avant-garde fashion designs spanning 35 years.
 
'Tis Pity She's A Whore'Tis Pity She's A WhoreCheek by Jowl's production of the 17th century bloody and shocking drama, written by John Ford, about a brother and sister's descent into hell. Directed by Declan Donnellan. Not suitable for ages below 16.22nd April 2014Saturday 26th April 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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'Tis Pity She's A Whore
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  9th to 26th April 2014
Cheek by Jowl's production of the 17th century bloody and shocking drama, written by John Ford, about a brother and sister's descent into hell. Directed by Dec
 
The Day The Lamps Went Out: WWI And The City Of LondonThe Day The Lamps Went Out: WWI And The City Of LondonA guided walk looking at memorials and sites connected to the First World War.22nd April 2014Tuesday 22nd April 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Day The Lamps Went Out: WWI And The City Of London
event > Tours
DATES  10th, 16th and 22nd April 2014 - 2pm
A guided walk looking at memorials and sites connected to the First World War.
 
Melissa Pender & Neda Dana-Haeri: PassagesMelissa Pender & Neda Dana-Haeri: PassagesPhotography and prints exploring the relationships between time and memory, and community and structure.22nd April 2014Saturday 26th April 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Melissa Pender & Neda Dana-Haeri: Passages
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  1st to 26th April 2014
Photography and prints exploring the relationships between time and memory, and community and structure.
 
All That Jazz: The Golden Age Of British Popular Music 1919-1950All That Jazz: The Golden Age Of British Popular Music 1919-1950Material from the National Jazz Archive, providing an insight into the sociocultural impact of jazz in Britain during the forgotten age of British popular music.22nd April 2014Tuesday 29th April 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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All That Jazz: The Golden Age Of British Popular Music 1919-1950
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  26th March to 29th April 2014
Material from the National Jazz Archive, providing an insight into the sociocultural impact of jazz in Britain during the forgotten age of British popular musi
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraKristjan Jarvi conducts Arvo Part's Fratres and Symphony No 3, plus works by Dhafer Youssef.24th April 2014Thursday 24th April 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 24th April 2014 - 7.30pm
Kristjan Jarvi conducts Arvo Part's Fratres and Symphony No 3, plus works by Dhafer Youssef.
 
Fuck ButtonsFuck ButtonsElectronica by the Bristol-formed duo of Andrew Hung and Benjamin John Power, whose music was incorporated into the London 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony. With support from Mount Kimbie and Fennesz.25th April 2014Friday 25th April 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Fuck Buttons
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Electronica
DATES  Friday 25th April 2014 - 7.30pm
Electronica by the Bristol-formed duo of Andrew Hung and Benjamin John Power, whose music was incorporated into the London 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony.
 
Hertfordshire Chorus/London Orchestra Da CameraHertfordshire Chorus/London Orchestra Da CameraDavid Temple conducts Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture and Fingal's Cave, Vaughan Williams's Towards The Unknown Region and James McCarthy's Codebreaker. With soprano Naomi Harvey.26th April 2014Saturday 26th April 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Hertfordshire Chorus/London Orchestra Da Camera
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 26th April 2014 - 7.30pm
David Temple conducts Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture and Fingal's Cave, Vaughan Williams's Towards The Unknown Region and James McCarthy's Codebreaker. With s
 
Cello And Piano RecitalCello And Piano Recital27th April 2014Sunday 27th April 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Cello And Piano Recital
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 27th April 2014 - 7.30pm-9.15pm
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraDaniele Gatti conducts Mahler's Symphony No 7.27th April 2014Sunday 27th April 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 27th April 2014 - 7.30pm
Daniele Gatti conducts Mahler's Symphony No 7.
 
Cityread Open Reading GroupCityread Open Reading GroupAn informal talk about Louisa Young's My Dear, I Wanted To Tell You.29th April 2014Tuesday 29th April 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Cityread Open Reading Group
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Poetry & Readings
PRICING  Free, adv booking essential
DATES  Tuesday 29th April 2014 - 6pm-7pm
An informal talk about Louisa Young's My Dear, I Wanted To Tell You.
 
London Schools Symphony OrchestraLondon Schools Symphony OrchestraDominic Wheeler conducts Dukas's L'Apprenti Sorcier and Ravel's Concerto For Piano And Orchestra In G and L'enfant Et Les Sortileges.29th April 2014Tuesday 29th April 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Schools Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 29th April 2014 - 7.30pm
Dominic Wheeler conducts Dukas's L'Apprenti Sorcier and Ravel's Concerto For Piano And Orchestra In G and L'enfant Et Les Sortileges.
 
The Great War Remembered: Poetry ReadingThe Great War Remembered: Poetry ReadingThe Keats House Poetry Ambassadors read poetry by the First World War poets.30th April 2014Wednesday 30th April 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Great War Remembered: Poetry Reading
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Poetry & Readings
PRICING  Free, adv booking essential
DATES  Wednesday 30th April 2014 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
The Keats House Poetry Ambassadors read poetry by the First World War poets.
 
An Evening With Rosanne CashAn Evening With Rosanne CashThe American singer-songwriter and daughter of Johnny Cash and Vivian Distin, performs tracks from her latest album, The River & The Thread. She will be accompanied by her band, featuring co-writer, guitarist and producer, John Leventhal.30th April 2014Wednesday 30th April 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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An Evening With Rosanne Cash
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Country & Western
DATES  Wednesday 30th April 2014 - 7.30pm
The American singer-songwriter and daughter of Johnny Cash and Vivian Distin, performs tracks from her latest album, The River & The Thread. She will be accomp
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraNikolaj Znaider conducts Strauss's Don Juan and Also Sprach Zarathustra and Brahms's Double Concerto. With violinist Roman Simovic and cellist Tim Hugh.1st May 2014Thursday 1st May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 1st May 2014 - 7.30pm
Nikolaj Znaider conducts Strauss's Don Juan and Also Sprach Zarathustra and Brahms's Double Concerto. With violinist Roman Simovic and cellist Tim Hugh.
 
The Testament Of MaryThe Testament Of MaryThe Testament Of MaryActress Fiona Shaw and director Deborah Warner collaborate once again on this powerful and moving piece of theatre, an adaptation of Colm Toibin's 2013 Man Booker Prize-shortlisted novel in which the Virgin Mary struggles to come to terms with the death of her son, reflecting on his life and the events that led up to the crucifixion. The Testam1st May 2014Sunday 25th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Testament Of Mary
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  1st to 25th May 2014
Actress Fiona Shaw and director Deborah Warner collaborate once again on this powerful and moving piece of theatre, an adaptation of Colm Toibin's 2013 Man Boo... More about this event
 
Devendra Banhart, Rokia TraoreDevendra Banhart, Rokia TraoreMarking the start of the Nonesuch Records' 50th celebration, the Venezuelan-American and Malian singer-songwriters perform.2nd May 2014Friday 2nd May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Devendra Banhart, Rokia Traore
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Friday 2nd May 2014 - 8pm
Marking the start of the Nonesuch Records' 50th celebration, the Venezuelan-American and Malian singer-songwriters perform.
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraSakari Oramo conducts Debussy's Prelude A L'apres Midi D'un Faune, Pascal Dusapin's Violin Concerto, Honegger's Rugby and Elgar's Enigma Variations. With violinist Renaud Capucon.3rd May 2014Saturday 3rd May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 3rd May 2014 - 7.30pm
Sakari Oramo conducts Debussy's Prelude A L'apres Midi D'un Faune, Pascal Dusapin's Violin Concerto, Honegger's Rugby and Elgar's Enigma Variations. With violi
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir Mark Elder conducts Strauss's Wind Serenade, Macbeth and Til Eulenbspiegel and Mozart's Piano Concerto No 22. With pianist Imogen Cooper.4th May 2014Sunday 4th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 4th May 2014 - 7.30pm
Sir Mark Elder conducts Strauss's Wind Serenade, Macbeth and Til Eulenbspiegel and Mozart's Piano Concerto No 22. With pianist Imogen Cooper.
 
The Robert Cray BandThe Robert Cray BandThe Grammy Award-winning blues-rock musician performs with his backing group.6th May 2014Tuesday 6th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Robert Cray Band
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Blues
DATES  Tuesday 6th May 2014 - 7.30pm
The Grammy Award-winning blues-rock musician performs with his backing group.
 
Il Giardino ArmonicoIl Giardino ArmonicoThe group performs Handel's Sinfonia from Agrippina, Pugneran Con Noi Le Stelle, Concerto Grosso In G Minor No 6, Saeviat Tellus Inter Rigores, Concerto Grosso In D Major No 5, Pensieri, Yoi Mi Tormentate, Un Pensiero Nemico Di Pace, Lascia La Spina and Come Nembo Che Fugge Col Vento, plus Geminiani's Concerto Grosso In D Minor No 6, La Follia, wit7th May 2014Wednesday 7th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Il Giardino Armonico
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 7th May 2014 - 7.30pm
The group performs Handel's Sinfonia from Agrippina, Pugneran Con Noi Le Stelle, Concerto Grosso In G Minor No 6, Saeviat Tellus Inter Rigores, Concerto Grosso
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir Mark Elder conducts Mozart's Symphony No 38 and Strauss's Extracts from Der Rosenkavalier. With soloists Anne Schwanewilms, Sarah Connolly and Lucy Crowe.8th May 2014Thursday 8th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 8th May 2014 - 7.30pm
Sir Mark Elder conducts Mozart's Symphony No 38 and Strauss's Extracts from Der Rosenkavalier. With soloists Anne Schwanewilms, Sarah Connolly and Lucy Crowe.
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraSakari Oramo conducts Dukas's The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Bright Sheng's Violin Concerto and Bartok's Concerto For Orchestra. With violinist Gil Shaham.9th May 2014Friday 9th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 9th May 2014 - 7.30pm
Sakari Oramo conducts Dukas's The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Bright Sheng's Violin Concerto and Bartok's Concerto For Orchestra. With violinist Gil Shaham.
 
The Gold Medal 2014The Gold Medal 2014The Gold Medal, conducted by Dominic Wheeler. With finalists Rose Hsien on violin, Max Mausen on clarinet and Michael Petrov on cello.12th May 2014Monday 12th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Gold Medal 2014
event > Music
DATES  Monday 12th May 2014 - 7pm
The Gold Medal, conducted by Dominic Wheeler. With finalists Rose Hsien on violin, Max Mausen on clarinet and Michael Petrov on cello.
 
Kronos QuartetKronos QuartetThe group performs works by Philip Glass, Bryce Dessner and others.13th May 2014Tuesday 13th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Kronos Quartet
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 13th May 2014 - 8pm
The group performs works by Philip Glass, Bryce Dessner and others.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraPablo Heras-Casado conducts Ravel's Alborada Del Gracioso, Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No 2 and Shostakovich's Symphony No 10. With violinist Roman Simovic.14th May 2014Wednesday 14th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 14th May 2014 - 7.30pm
Pablo Heras-Casado conducts Ravel's Alborada Del Gracioso, Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No 2 and Shostakovich's Symphony No 10. With violinist Roman Simovic.
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra/BBC SingersBBC Symphony Orchestra/BBC SingersMartyn Brabbins conducts a concert performance of Harrison Birtwistle's Gawain. With Leigh Melrose in the title role and direction by John Lloyd Davies.16th May 2014Friday 16th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra/BBC Singers
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 16th May 2014 - 7pm
Martyn Brabbins conducts a concert performance of Harrison Birtwistle's Gawain. With Leigh Melrose in the title role and direction by John Lloyd Davies.
 
Explorations: The Sound Of Nonesuch Records: Session TwoExplorations: The Sound Of Nonesuch Records: Session TwoThe Britten Sinfonia perform Paraphrase, composed by Timo Andres, who accompanies on the piano, and a Steve Reich instrumental work, Radio Rewrite. The jazz pianist Brad Mahldau performs his composition, Variations on a Melancholy Theme, and the Kronos Quartet perform works by Terry Riley.17th May 2014Saturday 17th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Explorations: The Sound Of Nonesuch Records: Session Two
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 17th May 2014 - 7pm
The Britten Sinfonia perform Paraphrase, composed by Timo Andres, who accompanies on the piano, and a Steve Reich instrumental work, Radio Rewrite. The jazz pi
 
Weekend Lab: Deborah Warner: TalkWeekend Lab: Deborah Warner: TalkThe director discusses her work and career.17th May 2014Sunday 18th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Weekend Lab: Deborah Warner: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Saturday 17th May 2014 at 2pm-5pm & Sunday 18th May 2014 at 11am-2pm
The director discusses her work and career.
 
Explorations: The Sound Of Nonesuch Records: Session FiveExplorations: The Sound Of Nonesuch Records: Session FiveSteve Reich's Electric Counterpoint is performed by Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead, joined by the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Andre de Ridder. He also performs his own composition from the film, There Will Be Blood. Henryk Gorecki's Symphony No. 3 will also be performed. Soprano Jessica Rivera appears.18th May 2014Sunday 18th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Explorations: The Sound Of Nonesuch Records: Session Five
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 18th May 2014 - 7.30pm
Steve Reich's Electric Counterpoint is performed by Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead, joined by the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Andre de Ridder. He also pe
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraDaniel Harding conducts Harrison Birtwistle's Earth Dances and Brahms's Piano Concerto No 1. With pianist Paul Lewis.20th May 2014Tuesday 20th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 20th May 2014 - 7.30pm
Daniel Harding conducts Harrison Birtwistle's Earth Dances and Brahms's Piano Concerto No 1. With pianist Paul Lewis.
 
English National Ballet: ChoreographicsEnglish National Ballet: ChoreographicsFive emerging choreographers, all members of the company, have been paired with five composers to create dance pieces commemorating the First World War. The programme is directed by Associate Artist George Williamson.22nd May 2014Saturday 24th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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English National Ballet: Choreographics
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Mixed Programme
DATES  22nd and 23rd May 2014 at 7.30pm & 24th May 2014 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Five emerging choreographers, all members of the company, have been paired with five composers to create dance pieces commemorating the First World War. The pr
 
The Guildhall School of Music and Drama: Napoli MilionariaThe Guildhall School of Music and Drama: Napoli Milionaria23rd May 2014Saturday 31st May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Guildhall School of Music and Drama: Napoli Milionaria
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  23rd & 24th and 27th to 31st May 2014
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra/BBC Singers/BBC Symphony ChorusBBC Symphony Orchestra/BBC Singers/BBC Symphony ChorusLudovic Morlot conducts Faure's Requiem and Poulenc's Les Mamelles De Tiresias.24th May 2014Saturday 24th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra/BBC Singers/BBC Symphony Chorus
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 24th May 2014 - 7.30pm
Ludovic Morlot conducts Faure's Requiem and Poulenc's Les Mamelles De Tiresias.
 
Birtwistle At 80: Study AfternoonBirtwistle At 80: Study Afternoon25th May 2014Sunday 25th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Birtwistle At 80: Study Afternoon
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 25th May 2014 - 3pm
 
Emmylou Harris: Wrecking Ball TourEmmylou Harris: Wrecking Ball TourThe American singer-songwriter performs her 1995 Grammy Award-winning album in its entirety, in the company of producer Daniel Lanois and their band, featuring drummer Steven Nistor and guitarist Jim Wilson.25th May 2014Monday 26th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Emmylou Harris: Wrecking Ball Tour
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Sunday 25th and Monday 26th May 2014 - 7.30pm
The American singer-songwriter performs her 1995 Grammy Award-winning album in its entirety, in the company of producer Daniel Lanois and their band, featuring
 
Britten Sinfonia/Britten Sinfonia VoicesBritten Sinfonia/Britten Sinfonia VoicesBaldur Bronnimann conducts a staged production of Harrison Birtwistle's Yan Tan Tethera, with soloists Roderick Williams, Omar Ebrahim, Claire Booth and Daniel Norman.29th May 2014Thursday 29th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Britten Sinfonia/Britten Sinfonia Voices
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 29th May 2014 - 7.30pm
Baldur Bronnimann conducts a staged production of Harrison Birtwistle's Yan Tan Tethera, with soloists Roderick Williams, Omar Ebrahim, Claire Booth and Daniel
 
Britten Sinfonia: Birtwistle At 80: Yan Tan TetheraBritten Sinfonia: Birtwistle At 80: Yan Tan TetheraBaldur Bronnimann conducts the ensemble in a performance of various works by Britten.29th May 2014Thursday 29th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Britten Sinfonia: Birtwistle At 80: Yan Tan Tethera
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 29th May 2014 - 7.30pm
Baldur Bronnimann conducts the ensemble in a performance of various works by Britten.
 
Britten Sinfonia: Birtwistle At 80: Yan Tan TetheraBritten Sinfonia: Birtwistle At 80: Yan Tan TetheraBaldur Bronnimann conducts violist Maxim Rysanov in a performance of various works by Britten.30th May 2014Friday 30th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Britten Sinfonia: Birtwistle At 80: Yan Tan Tethera
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 30th May 2014 - 7.30pm-10pm
Baldur Bronnimann conducts violist Maxim Rysanov in a performance of various works by Britten.
 
Toumani & Sidiki DiabateToumani & Sidiki DiabateThe musician and singer is joined by his son to perform material from their latest album which consists of a series of duets.30th May 2014Friday 30th May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Toumani & Sidiki Diabate
event > Concerts > World Music
DATES  Friday 30th May 2014 - 7.30pm
The musician and singer is joined by his son to perform material from their latest album which consists of a series of duets.
 
Sun Ra ArkestraSun Ra ArkestraThe big band of the late improviser performs jazz, swing and avant-garde freestyle under the direction of Marshall Allen.31st May 2014Saturday 31st May 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Sun Ra Arkestra
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
DATES  Saturday 31st May 2014 - 7.30pm
The big band of the late improviser performs jazz, swing and avant-garde freestyle under the direction of Marshall Allen.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir Simon Rattle conducts Beethoven's Violin Concerto, Henze's Being Beauteous and Brahms's Symphony No 4. With violinist Veronika Eberle and soprano Anna Prohaska.1st June 2014Sunday 1st June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 1st June 2014 - 7.30pm
Sir Simon Rattle conducts Beethoven's Violin Concerto, Henze's Being Beauteous and Brahms's Symphony No 4. With violinist Veronika Eberle and soprano Anna Proh
 
She She Pop and their Fathers: TestamentShe She Pop and their Fathers: TestamentShe She Pop and their Fathers: TestamentExperimental female German theatre collective She She Pop uses Shakespeare's King Lear as a structure for their exploration of the complex relationships between generations. For this label-defying piece that includes film, Shakespearean readings, dance and big-band numbers, the group are joined by their real fathers. Testament is performed in Germa3rd June 2014Saturday 7th June 2014 Where:
Barbican The Pit,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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She She Pop and their Fathers: Testament
event > Theatre
DATES  3rd to 7th Jun 2014
VENUE  Barbican The Pit 
Experimental female German theatre collective She She Pop uses Shakespeare's King Lear as a structure for their exploration of the complex relationships betwee... More about this event
 
She She Pop And Their Fathers TestamentShe She Pop And Their Fathers TestamentThe award-winning German performance collective She She Pop presents a King Lear-based performance piece exploring father-daughter relationships.3rd June 2014Saturday 7th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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She She Pop And Their Fathers Testament
event > Theatre > Fringe
DATES  3rd to 7th Jun 2014 - 7.45pm
The award-winning German performance collective She She Pop presents a King Lear-based performance piece exploring father-daughter relationships.
 
Dmitry Krymov Lab: Opus No 7Dmitry Krymov Lab: Opus No 7Dmitry Krymov Lab: Opus No 7One of Russia's most influential directors, Dmitry Krymov, comes to the Barbican as part of the London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT). In Opus No 7, puppets, pianos, living walls and avalanches of newsprint recount the oppression of Soviet Jews under Stalin, and the censorship of composer Dmitri Shostakovich. This intimate and highly visu4th June 2014Sunday 8th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Theatre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Dmitry Krymov Lab: Opus No 7
event > Theatre
DATES  4th to 8th Jun 2014
VENUE  Barbican Theatre 
One of Russia's most influential directors, Dmitry Krymov, comes to the Barbican as part of the London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT). In Opus No 7, ... More about this event
 
Opus No 7Opus No 7Dmitry Krymov's surreal drama, depicting the oppression of Russian Jews under Stalin, utilises larger-than-life puppets, duelling pianos, living walls and blizzards of newsprint.4th June 2014Sunday 8th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Opus No 7
event > Theatre > Fringe
DATES  4th to 8th Jun 2014
Dmitry Krymov's surreal drama, depicting the oppression of Russian Jews under Stalin, utilises larger-than-life puppets, duelling pianos, living walls and bliz
 
Chamber Orchestra Of EuropeChamber Orchestra Of EuropeBernard Haitink conducts the Overture to Schumann's Manfred, Berg's Violin Concerto and Beethoven's Symphony No 6 'Pastoral'. With violinist Isabelle Faust.5th June 2014Thursday 5th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Chamber Orchestra Of Europe
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 5th June 2014 - 7.30pm
Bernard Haitink conducts the Overture to Schumann's Manfred, Berg's Violin Concerto and Beethoven's Symphony No 6 'Pastoral'. With violinist Isabelle Faust.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraThe orchestra performs the Overture to Beethoven's Prometheus, Triple Concerto and Symphony No 3 'Eroica'. With cellist Tim Hugh and pianist Enrico Pace.6th June 2014Friday 6th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 6th June 2014 - 7.30pm
The orchestra performs the Overture to Beethoven's Prometheus, Triple Concerto and Symphony No 3 'Eroica'. With cellist Tim Hugh and pianist Enrico Pace.
 
Chamber Orchestra Of EuropeChamber Orchestra Of EuropeBernard Haitink conducts Ravel's Suite - Le Tombeau De Couperin and Piano Concerto In G and Mozart's Symphony No 40. With pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet.7th June 2014Saturday 7th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Chamber Orchestra Of Europe
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 7th June 2014 - 7.30pm
Bernard Haitink conducts Ravel's Suite - Le Tombeau De Couperin and Piano Concerto In G and Mozart's Symphony No 40. With pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet.
 
Grouper & Paul Clipson: Hypnosis DisplayGrouper & Paul Clipson: Hypnosis DisplayA mix of choral vocal harmonies, guitars and keyboards in Liz Harris's latest composition, augmented by a 16mm film by Paul Clipson, offering a meditative piece on modern America through sound and image.8th June 2014Sunday 8th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Grouper & Paul Clipson: Hypnosis Display
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 8th June 2014 - 7.30pm
A mix of choral vocal harmonies, guitars and keyboards in Liz Harris's latest composition, augmented by a 16mm film by Paul Clipson, offering a meditative piec
 
Evgeny KissinEvgeny KissinThe pianist Evgeny Kissin, who was born in Moscow in 1971 and began to play by ear and improvise on the piano at the age of two, comes to the Barbican to play music by one of the great pianistic provocateurs Scriabin, performing his Sonata No 2 in G Sharp Minor and a selection of his Etudes as well as Schubert's Sonata in D Major.10th June 2014Tuesday 10th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Evgeny Kissin
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 10th June 2014 - 7.30pm
The pianist Evgeny Kissin, who was born in Moscow in 1971 and began to play by ear and improvise on the piano at the age of two, comes to the Barbican to play ... More about this event
 
The ShipmentThe ShipmentA biting satire about African-American identity and politics from New York playwright Young Jean Lee. Herself a Korean-America, Lee devised The Shipment in collaboration with an all-black cast. Using cliches and caricatures (does a drug dealer turned superstar rapper sound familiar?), the play looks at the gap between perception and reality, and re10th June 2014Saturday 14th June 2014 Where:
Barbican The Pit,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Shipment
event > Theatre
DATES  10th to 14th Jun 2014
VENUE  Barbican The Pit 
A biting satire about African-American identity and politics from New York playwright Young Jean Lee. Herself a Korean-America, Lee devised The Shipment in col... More about this event
 
Eddi ReaderEddi ReaderThe award-winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, formerly of Fairground Attraction, performs folk and mainstream jazz.11th June 2014Wednesday 11th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Eddi Reader
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Wednesday 11th June 2014 - 7.30pm
The award-winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, formerly of Fairground Attraction, performs folk and mainstream jazz.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraThe orchestra performs Bruch's Scottish Fantasy and Dvorak's Symphony No 7. With violinist Nicola Benedetti.12th June 2014Thursday 12th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 12th June 2014 - 7.30pm
The orchestra performs Bruch's Scottish Fantasy and Dvorak's Symphony No 7. With violinist Nicola Benedetti.
 
Lena ChamamyanLena ChamamyanThe Syrian-American singer-songwriter performs material from her latest collection, Hannah and Blossoms.13th June 2014Friday 13th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Lena Chamamyan
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Traditional
DATES  Friday 13th June 2014 - 8pm
The Syrian-American singer-songwriter performs material from her latest collection, Hannah and Blossoms.
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraThe orchestra performs various works.15th June 2014Sunday 15th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 15th June 2014 - 2.30pm
The orchestra performs various works.
 
Ubu RoiUbu RoiUbu RoiRenowned theatre company Cheek By Jowl performs Alfred Jarry's brutal French language satire about greed and the abuse of power in a 10-day run at the Barbican. Drawing on the plot-lines from Shakespearean drama and boasting a bigger body count than a Quentin Tarantino film, Ubu Roi tells the story of the grotesque Pere Ubu, who is egged on by his 18th June 2014Sunday 22nd June 2014 Where:
Barbican Theatre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ubu Roi
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES  18th to 22nd Jun 2014
VENUE  Barbican Theatre 
Renowned theatre company Cheek By Jowl performs Alfred Jarry's brutal French language satire about greed and the abuse of power in a 10-day run at the Barbican... More about this event
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraFabio Luisi conducts Mozart's Piano Concerto No 23 and Bruckner's Symphony No 8. With pianist Lise De La Salle.19th June 2014Thursday 19th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 19th June 2014 - 7.30pm
Fabio Luisi conducts Mozart's Piano Concerto No 23 and Bruckner's Symphony No 8. With pianist Lise De La Salle.
 
In Dreams: David Lynch RevisitedIn Dreams: David Lynch RevisitedMusician David Coulter's concept, a presentation of the songs and music from the film oeuvre of David Lynch. Interpretations of songs initially made famous by the likes of Roy Orbison and Chris Isakk, are performed by Coulter and singers Conor O'Brien, Mich Harvey, Jehnny Beth, Sophia Brous and Stealing Sheep, along with band members Terry Edwards,20th June 2014Friday 20th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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In Dreams: David Lynch Revisited
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 20th June 2014 - 7.30pm
Musician David Coulter's concept, a presentation of the songs and music from the film oeuvre of David Lynch. Interpretations of songs initially made famous by
 
Academy Of Ancient Music/Choir Of The AAM/AAMplify New Generation ChoirAcademy Of Ancient Music/Choir Of The AAM/AAMplify New Generation ChoirRichard Egarr conducts Mozart's Symphony No 41, Jupiter, Haydn's Symphony No 104, London and Beethoven's Symphony No 9, Choral, with Elizabeth Watts, soprano, Daniela Lehner, mezzo-soprano, Benjamin Hulett, tenor and Andrew Foster-Williams, bass.21st June 2014Saturday 21st June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Academy Of Ancient Music/Choir Of The AAM/AAMplify New Generation Choir
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 21st June 2014 - 7pm
Richard Egarr conducts Mozart's Symphony No 41, Jupiter, Haydn's Symphony No 104, London and Beethoven's Symphony No 9, Choral, with Elizabeth Watts, soprano,
 
LSO Discovery Singing DayLSO Discovery Singing DayWith David Lawrence.22nd June 2014Sunday 22nd June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Discovery Singing Day
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Sunday 22nd June 2014 - 10am
With David Lawrence.
 
London Symphony Orchestra/London Symphony ChorusLondon Symphony Orchestra/London Symphony ChorusFabio Luisi conducts Strauss's Ein Heldenleben and Beethoven's Mass In C. With soprano Christiane Oelze, mezzo-soprano Anna Stephany and tenor Timothy Oliver.22nd June 2014Sunday 22nd June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra/London Symphony Chorus
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 22nd June 2014 - 7.30pm
Fabio Luisi conducts Strauss's Ein Heldenleben and Beethoven's Mass In C. With soprano Christiane Oelze, mezzo-soprano Anna Stephany and tenor Timothy Oliver.
 
Charleroi Danses: Kiss & CryCharleroi Danses: Kiss & CryCharleroi Danses: Kiss & CryLondon International Mime Festival and the Barbican present the UK premiere of Charleroi Danses Kiss & Cry, a multimedia dance piece resulting from a collaboration between filmmaker Jaco Van Dormael and Belgian choreographer Michele Anne De Mey in which a pair of hands create a microscopic world. A woman near the end of her life remembers her great25th June 2014Saturday 28th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Charleroi Danses: Kiss & Cry
event > Dance > Modern Dance - Physical Theatre
DATES  25th, 26th, 27th and 28th Jun 2014
London International Mime Festival and the Barbican present the UK premiere of Charleroi Danses Kiss & Cry, a multimedia dance piece resulting from a collabora... More about this event
 
Kiss & CryKiss & CryA woman sits alone on a platform and through her mind drift thoughts of her past loves, played out on a giant screen behind where scenes are acted out by the hands of an unseen performer. Kiss & Cry is a balletic piece which fuses physical theatre, cinema and model making with heartbreaking results. Devised by From prizewinning filmmaker Jaco Van D25th June 2014Saturday 28th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Theatre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Kiss & Cry
event > Theatre > Festivals
DATES  25th, 26th, 27th and 28th Jun 2014
VENUE  Barbican Theatre 
A woman sits alone on a platform and through her mind drift thoughts of her past loves, played out on a giant screen behind where scenes are acted out by the h... More about this event
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraJonathan Nott conducts Beethoven's Symphony No 2 and Messiaen's Turangalila-Symphonie. With ondes-martenot player Cynthia Millar and pianist Steven Osborne.29th June 2014Sunday 29th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 29th June 2014 - 7.30pm
Jonathan Nott conducts Beethoven's Symphony No 2 and Messiaen's Turangalila-Symphonie. With ondes-martenot player Cynthia Millar and pianist Steven Osborne.
 
Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis, Sachal Jazz EnsembleJazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis, Sachal Jazz EnsembleA collaboration between the Pakistani ensemble with their range of Asian instruments and the world famous jazz orchestra and their trumpeter-composer.30th June 2014Monday 30th June 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis, Sachal Jazz Ensemble
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
DATES  Monday 30th June 2014 - 8pm
A collaboration between the Pakistani ensemble with their range of Asian instruments and the world famous jazz orchestra and their trumpeter-composer.
 
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton MarsalisJazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton MarsalisJazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton MarsalisThe Jazz at the Lincoln Center Orchestra with world-renowned jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis perform two nights at the Barbican. On 30 June they'll be joined by Pakistan's Sachal Jazz Ensemble who mix Eastern instruments such as sitar, sarod, tabla and dholak with jazz standards. The evening of 2 July is a tribute to seminal jazz lable Blue Note, ce30th June 2014Wednesday 2nd July 2014 Where:
Barbican Hall,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Jazz
DATES  30th June, 1st July and 2nd July 2014
VENUE  Barbican Hall 
The Jazz at the Lincoln Center Orchestra with world-renowned jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis perform two nights at the Barbican. On 30 June they'll be joined by... More about this event
 
Digital Revolution: An Immersive Exhibition Of Art, Design, Film, Music And VideogamesDigital Revolution: An Immersive Exhibition Of Art, Design, Film, Music And VideogamesDigital Revolution: An Immersive Exhibition Of Art, Design, Film, Music And VideogamesThe 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 spectrum3rd July 2014Sunday 14th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Digital Revolution: An Immersive Exhibition Of Art, Design, Film, Music And Videogames
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 Ben Folds Orchestra Experience With The Heritage OrchestraThe Ben Folds Orchestra Experience With The Heritage OrchestraThe American singer-songwriter and composer presents his latest Piano Concert, accompanied by the Heritage Orchestra.6th July 2014Sunday 6th July 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Ben Folds Orchestra Experience With The Heritage Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 6th July 2014 - 7.30pm
The American singer-songwriter and composer presents his latest Piano Concert, accompanied by the Heritage Orchestra.
 
Theo Parrish: Teddy's Get DownTheo Parrish: Teddy's Get DownThe musician and producer features with a live band including Amp Fiddler on keys, Akwasi Mensah on bass, Duminie DePorres on guitar and drummer Myele Manzanza.12th July 2014Saturday 12th July 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Theo Parrish: Teddy's Get Down
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Dance
DATES  Saturday 12th July 2014 - 7.30pm
The musician and producer features with a live band including Amp Fiddler on keys, Akwasi Mensah on bass, Duminie DePorres on guitar and drummer Myele Manzanza
 
Symphonic Legends LondonSymphonic Legends LondonLondon Symphony Orchestra and London Symphony Chorus perform works from video games.13th July 2014Sunday 13th July 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Symphonic Legends London
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 13th July 2014 - 7.30pm
London Symphony Orchestra and London Symphony Chorus perform works from video games.
 
Jerry Dammers' Spatial AKA OrchestraJerry Dammers' Spatial AKA OrchestraOriginal sounds and special arrangements from the founder of The Specials and 2 Tone, marking the centenary of jazz musician Sun Ra, the late Mat Fox, and celebrating Mandela day 2014.18th July 2014Friday 18th July 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Jerry Dammers' Spatial AKA Orchestra
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Reggae
DATES  Friday 18th July 2014 - 7.30pm
Original sounds and special arrangements from the founder of The Specials and 2 Tone, marking the centenary of jazz musician Sun Ra, the late Mat Fox, and cele
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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.
 
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 FestivalThe Best Of BE FestivalThree works 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
event > Theatre > Specialist
DATES  8th, 9th, 10th and 11th Oct 2014 - 7.45pm
Three works are presented in this showcase of European theatre makers, as well as presenting an opportunity to exchange ideas with the audience and artists dur
 
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
 
Rocio Molina: Bosque ArdoraRocio Molina: Bosque ArdoraA mix of Flamenco, drama and contemporary overtones from the Spanish choreographer and dancer, who is exploring the struggle to survive in the natural world.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 - 7.45pm
A mix of Flamenco, drama and contemporary overtones from the Spanish choreographer and dancer, who is exploring the struggle to survive in the natural world.
 
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
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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
 
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
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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
 
The Wild DuckThe Wild DuckSimon Stone's re-imagining of Henrik Ibsen's play, presented by the Australian ensemble, Belvoir Sydney.23rd October 2014Saturday 1st November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Wild Duck
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  23rd October to 1st November 2014
Simon Stone's re-imagining of Henrik Ibsen's play, presented by the Australian ensemble, Belvoir Sydney.
 
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
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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
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
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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.
 
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
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (As You Like It)
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  12th, 13th, 14th and 15th Nov 2014 - 7.45pm
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
 
Howie The RookieHowie The RookieMark O'Rowe's play, originally a double-hander, is here presented as a monologue by Irish actor Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, bringing a wide range of characters who populate Dublin's underworld, to life.19th November 2014Saturday 29th November 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Howie The Rookie
event > Theatre > Solo
DATES  19th to 29th November 2014 - 7.45pm
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
 
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 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
 
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
 
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 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.
 
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.
 
HamletHamletThe son 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. Benedict Cumberbatch stars in the title role, in Lyndsey Turner's production of Shakespeare's tragedy.5th August 2015Saturday 31st October 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Hamlet
event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
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DATES  5th August to 31st October 2015
The son 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 threat
 
 
 

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Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

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