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A Most Violent YearA Most Violent YearAbel Morales owns a fleet of oil transport trucks that carry valuable fuel to customers across the city. One of his trucks is hijacked and the driver Julian is been badly beaten. Threats to Abel's livelihood become personal, targeting his children and wife Anna, whose gangster father used to own the company. "Let me deal with this," pleads Abel. "Y29th January 2015Thursday 29th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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A Most Violent Year
event > Film Events
DATES  23rd to 29th Jan 2015
Abel Morales owns a fleet of oil transport trucks that carry valuable fuel to customers across the city. One of his trucks is hijacked and the driver Julian is
 
Teddy At The Throttle + Stage StruckTeddy At The Throttle + Stage Struck29th January 2015Thursday 29th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Teddy At The Throttle + Stage Struck
event > Film Events
DATES  23rd to 29th Jan 2015
 
Testament Of Youth (Subtitled)Testament Of Youth (Subtitled)Vera Brittain heads to Oxford University to study under waspish Miss Lorimer while her brother Edward and his good friends Roland and Victor enlist to serve their country. Against the advice of her parents, Vera decides to postpone her higher education to volunteer as a nurse and treat soldiers like her brother, who have been physically and emotion29th January 2015Thursday 29th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Testament Of Youth (Subtitled)
event > Film Events
DATES  23rd to 29th Jan 2015
Vera Brittain heads to Oxford University to study under waspish Miss Lorimer while her brother Edward and his good friends Roland and Victor enlist to serve th
 
WhiplashWhiplashNineteen-year-old Andrew Neiman is determined to be the top drummer at his music conservatory. So he practices night and day and catches the eye of the school's most revered and feared teacher, Terence Fletcher, who is well known for terrorising students that don't meet his idea of perfection. Soon after, Fletcher requests that Andrew transfers int29th January 2015Thursday 29th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Whiplash
event > Film Events
DATES  23rd to 29th Jan 2015
Nineteen-year-old Andrew Neiman is determined to be the top drummer at his music conservatory. So he practices night and day and catches the eye of the school'
 
Guildhall Chamber OrchestraGuildhall Chamber OrchestraThe orchestra performs Elgar's Serenade For Strings in E minor, Op 20, Panufnik's Violin Concerto and Bartok's Divertimento For String Orchestra. With Boris Brovtsyn director/violin.29th January 2015Thursday 29th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Guildhall Chamber Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 29th January 2015 - 7pm
The orchestra performs Elgar's Serenade For Strings in E minor, Op 20, Panufnik's Violin Concerto and Bartok's Divertimento For String Orchestra. With Boris Br
 
DogugaeshiDogugaeshiA mixture of video projection, puppetry and imagery are presented in this mime solo piece from theatre artist and puppeteer Basil Twist, who along with collaborator, musician Yumiko Tanaka, takes you on a journey through the Japanese tradition of dogugaeshi.29th January 2015Saturday 31st January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Dogugaeshi
event > Theatre > Puppet shows
DATES  28th to 31st Jan 2015
A mixture of video projection, puppetry and imagery are presented in this mime solo piece from theatre artist and puppeteer Basil Twist, who along with collabo
 
Peeping Tom: 32 Rue VandenbrandenPeeping Tom: 32 Rue VandenbrandenCinematic set design and jaw-dropping physicality combine to create an unforgettable piece of dance theatre that plunges spectators into a foreboding universe of cold, wind and ice.29th January 2015Saturday 31st January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Peeping Tom: 32 Rue Vandenbranden
event > Dance > Modern Dance - Physical Theatre
DATES  28th, 29th, 30th and 31st Jan 2015 - 7.45pm
Cinematic set design and jaw-dropping physicality combine to create an unforgettable piece of dance theatre that plunges spectators into a foreboding universe
 
Royal Opera Live: Andrea ChenierRoyal Opera Live: Andrea ChenierDavid McVicar directs Umberto Giordano's passionate drama of liberty and love during the French Revolution, based loosely on the life of the eponymous French poet. Jonas Kaufmann sings the title role opposite Eva-Maria Westbroek as the Countess' daughter Maddalena de Coigny and Zeljko Lucic as servant Carlo Gerard under the baton of conductor Anton29th January 2015Thursday 29th January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Royal Opera Live: Andrea Chenier
event > Film Events
DATES  Thursday 29th January 2015 - 7.15pm
David McVicar directs Umberto Giordano's passionate drama of liberty and love during the French Revolution, based loosely on the life of the eponymous French p
 
Chamberlin Powell And Bon ArchitectsChamberlin Powell And Bon ArchitectsThe first display in a series exploring the architecture and design of the Barbican celebrates its architects: Peter 'Joe' Chamberlin, Geoffry Powell and Christof Bon.29th January 2015Sunday 22nd March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Chamberlin Powell And Bon Architects
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  16th January to 22nd March 2015
The first display in a series exploring the architecture and design of the Barbican celebrates its architects: Peter 'Joe' Chamberlin, Geoffry Powell and Chris
 
Walead BeshtyWalead BeshtyWalead BeshtyThe latest Curve commission sees London-born, Los Angeles-based artist, Walead Beshty transform the space by covering the vast 90-metre curved wall of the gallery from floor to ceiling with more than 12,000 cyanotype prints - where objects are silhouetted against a cyan blue background. Each cyanotype is produced using an object from the artist's s29th January 2015Sunday 8th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Walead Beshty
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Print | PRICING  Free  
DATES  9th October 2014 to 8th February 2015
The latest Curve commission sees London-born, Los Angeles-based artist, Walead Beshty transform the space by covering the vast 90-metre curved wall of the gall... More about this event
 
Chamberlin, Powell & Bon ArchitectsChamberlin, Powell & Bon ArchitectsAn exhibition of rare photographs taken by CP&B and watercolours by Powell. The first display in a series exploring the architecture and design of the Barbican.29th January 2015Sunday 22nd March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Free EventOngoing
Chamberlin, Powell & Bon Architects
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  25th September 2014 to 22nd March 2015
An exhibition of rare photographs taken by CP&B and watercolours by Powell. The first display in a series exploring the architecture and design of the Barbican
 
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
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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.
 
Inherent ViceInherent ViceLarry "Doc" Sportello is a private eye and hippie, who lives in a ramshackle house on Gordita Beach. Alluring old flame Shasta Fay Hepworth returns unexpectedly to beg Doc's help tracking down her new beau, billionaire land developer Michael Z Wolfman. Shasta claims Wolfman has been kidnapped and consigned to a mental institution by his money-grabb30th January 2015Thursday 5th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Inherent Vice
event > Film Events
DATES  30th Jan and 1st Feb to 5th Feb 2015
Larry "Doc" Sportello is a private eye and hippie, who lives in a ramshackle house on Gordita Beach. Alluring old flame Shasta Fay Hepworth returns unexpectedl
 
WildWildIn 1994, 26-year-old Cheryl Strayed decides to come to terms with the death of her mother by embarking on a gruelling 1,100-mile solo trek along the Pacific Crest Trail, passing through California, Oregon, and Washington. She is ill-prepared for her odyssey, weighed down by a cumbersome backpack overstuffed with useless items including the wrong ga30th January 2015Thursday 5th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Wild
event > Film Events
DATES  30th Jan, 1st Feb & 2nd Feb and 4th Feb & 5th Feb 2015 - 6pm
In 1994, 26-year-old Cheryl Strayed decides to come to terms with the death of her mother by embarking on a gruelling 1,100-mile solo trek along the Pacific Cr
 
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
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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.
 
David RussellDavid RussellThe guitarist performs Giuliani's Rossiniana No 3, Scarlatti's Sonatas, Granados's Valses Poeticos, JS Bach's Partita I For Violin, Allemanda - Double, Corrente - Double, Sarabande - Double and Tempo Di Borea - Double, plus Albeniz's Capricho Catalan, Granada and Asturias.31st January 2015Saturday 31st January 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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David Russell
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 31st January 2015 - 7.30pm
The guitarist performs Giuliani's Rossiniana No 3, Scarlatti's Sonatas, Granados's Valses Poeticos, JS Bach's Partita I For Violin, Allemanda - Double, Corrent
 
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
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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.
 
The Metropolitan Opera Live: Les Contes D'HoffmannThe Metropolitan Opera Live: Les Contes D'Hoffmann31st January 2015Thursday 5th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Metropolitan Opera Live: Les Contes D'Hoffmann
event > Film Events
DATES  Saturday 31st January 2015 - 5.55pm
 
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
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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.
 
SHHHHSHHHHAn all-day celebration of music and art.1st February 2015Sunday 1st February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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SHHHH
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 1st February 2015 - 11am-5pm
An all-day celebration of music and art.
 
Barnardo's Inaugural Young Supporters ConcertBarnardo's Inaugural Young Supporters ConcertA massed choir performs a selection of songs from Disney's Frozen and hits from Queen and The Jackson 5, among others, conducted by Susannah Edom Baker.2nd February 2015Monday 2nd February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Barnardo's Inaugural Young Supporters Concert
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Monday 2nd February 2015 - 6.30pm
A massed choir performs a selection of songs from Disney's Frozen and hits from Queen and The Jackson 5, among others, conducted by Susannah Edom Baker.
 
Grazia TancrediGrazia TancrediThe artist has developed a deep interest in blending oil colours, free from shape or image. The result is an unknown journey into colour which may be inspired by nature, but ultimately explores diverse shades and vibrations whilst capturing the invisible point where colours meet, blend and seduce.3rd February 2015Wednesday 25th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Grazia Tancredi
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  3rd to 25th February 2015
The artist has developed a deep interest in blending oil colours, free from shape or image. The result is an unknown journey into colour which may be inspired
 
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
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Academy Of Ancient Music
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 4th February 2015
Christopher Hogwood conducts the period-instrument orchestra, with Robert Levin on fortepiano, through performances of Mozart's Overture, Le Nozze Di Figaro, P... More about this event
 
Six Characters In Search Of An AuthorSix Characters In Search Of An AuthorOne of the most extraordinary plays of the early 20th century has now been updated to the 21st century and set specifically in our theatre!4th February 2015Saturday 7th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Six Characters In Search Of An Author
event > Theatre > Community Theatre
DATES  4th, 5th, 6th and 7th Feb 2015 - 7.45pm
One of the most extraordinary plays of the early 20th century has now been updated to the 21st century and set specifically in our theatre!
 
Josh Spero: Second-Hand Stories: TalkJosh Spero: Second-Hand Stories: TalkJosh Spero talks about the previous owners of his second-hand books.5th February 2015Thursday 5th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Josh Spero: Second-Hand Stories: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 5th February 2015 - 12.30pm
Josh Spero talks about the previous owners of his second-hand books.
 
Harry Potter Particimus Fantasticus (Ages 8-13)Harry Potter Particimus Fantasticus (Ages 8-13)A Harry Potter themed party.5th February 2015Thursday 5th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Harry Potter Particimus Fantasticus (Ages 8-13)
event > Theatre > Kids shows | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 5th February 2015 - 5.30pm
A Harry Potter themed party.
 
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. Conducted by Sir Mark Elder.5th February 2015Thursday 5th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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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
 
ECHO Rising Stars: Omo BelloECHO Rising Stars: Omo BelloA melodic bel canto showcase for the powerful voice of this charismatic young Franco-Nigerian soprano.6th February 2015Friday 6th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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ECHO Rising Stars: Omo Bello
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 6th February 2015 - 1pm
A melodic bel canto showcase for the powerful voice of this charismatic young Franco-Nigerian soprano.
 
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
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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
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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
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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
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LSO Discovery Family Concert (Ages 7-12)
event > Kids Events
DATES  Sunday 8th February 2015 - 2.30pm
The London Symphony Orchestra performs themed music.
 
MiscontinuumMiscontinuumJan St. Werner performs his electronica material, with accompaniment from Kathy Alberici, Taigen Kawabe, Zoya Bassi, Dylan Carlson and Markus Popp.8th February 2015Sunday 8th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Miscontinuum
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Electronica
DATES  Sunday 8th February 2015 - 7.30pm
Jan St. Werner performs his electronica material, with accompaniment from Kathy Alberici, Taigen Kawabe, Zoya Bassi, Dylan Carlson and Markus Popp.
 
BBC Singers: Come And SingBBC Singers: Come And SingLearn about and perform James Macmillan's music.10th February 2015Tuesday 10th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Singers: Come And Sing
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Tuesday 10th February 2015 - 7pm
Learn about and perform James Macmillan's music.
 
Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker: Sibelius Symphonies No.1 & No.2Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker: Sibelius Symphonies No.1 & No.2Sir Simon Rattle marks his 60th birthday with a major London residency including five concerts at the Barbican and Southbank Centre from 10th to 15th February 2015, focusing on the music that means the most to him: a complete cycle of Sibelius symphonies in honour of the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth, Mahler's Symphony No.2 and music by10th February 2015Tuesday 10th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker: Sibelius Symphonies No.1 & No.2
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 10th February 2015 - 7.30pm
Sir Simon Rattle marks his 60th birthday with a major London residency including five concerts at the Barbican and Southbank Centre from 10th to 15th February ... More about this event
 
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
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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: Sibelius Symphony No.3 / Violin Concerto / SymphonSir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker: Sibelius Symphony No.3 / Violin Concerto / SymphonThe Berliner Philharmoniker orchestra is led by the British conductor, Sir Simon Rattle, for the second of three concerts at the Barbican, and is joined by the violinist Leonidas Kavakos, in the performance of Sibelius' only concerto. The concert is part of the London residency which marks the conductor's 60th birthday and includes five concerts at11th February 2015Wednesday 11th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker: Sibelius Symphony No.3 / Violin Concerto / Symphon
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 11th February 2015 - 7.30pm
The Berliner Philharmoniker orchestra is led by the British conductor, Sir Simon Rattle, for the second of three concerts at the Barbican, and is joined by the... More about this event
 
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
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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.
 
How To Tame Your Stress And Start Living: WorkshopHow To Tame Your Stress And Start Living: WorkshopA chance to learn stress management techniques.12th February 2015Thursday 12th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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How To Tame Your Stress And Start Living: Workshop
event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Dance
PRICING  Free, adv booking required
DATES  Thursday 12th February 2015 - 12.30pm
A chance to learn stress management techniques.
 
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
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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.
 
Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker: Sibelius Symphonies No.5, No.6 & No.7Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker: Sibelius Symphonies No.5, No.6 & No.7The acclaimed Berliner Philharmoniker orchestra complete the cycle of Sibelius' symphonies, led by British conductor Sir Simon Rattle in celebration of his 60th birthday. In this third and final Barbican concert Sibelius Symphonies No.5, No.6 and No.7 are played. The London Residency continues at the Southbank Centre where, on Saturday 14th and Sun12th February 2015Thursday 12th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker: Sibelius Symphonies No.5, No.6 & No.7
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 12th February 2015 - 7.30pm
The acclaimed Berliner Philharmoniker orchestra complete the cycle of Sibelius' symphonies, led by British conductor Sir Simon Rattle in celebration of his 60t... More about this event
 
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
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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
 
Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as CollectorMagnificent Obsessions: The Artist as CollectorMagnificent Obsessions: The Artist as CollectorThe Barbican delves into the world of collectors for Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector, the first major exhibition in the UK to present the personal collections of post-war and contemporary artists. Its display of masterpieces, post-war pieces and oddball artefacts comes from such artists as Peter Blake, Edmund de Waal and Damien Hir12th February 2015Monday 25th May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
DATES  12th February to 25th May 2015
The Barbican delves into the world of collectors for Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector, the first major exhibition in the UK to present the perso... More about this event
 
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
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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 Concert Orchestra: Love ClassicsLondon Concert Orchestra: Love ClassicsDavid Corkhill conducts the orchestra for a performance of works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Delius, Elgar, Strauss and Ravel.14th February 2015Saturday 14th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Concert Orchestra: Love Classics
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 14th February 2015 - 7.30pm
David Corkhill conducts the orchestra for a performance of works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Delius, Elgar, Strauss and Ravel.
 
Sir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker: The London Residency 2015:Lachenmann/MahlerSir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker: The London Residency 2015:Lachenmann/MahlerThe final programme in the orchestra's residency features a performance of Lachenmann's Tableau and Mahler's Symphony No.2. Soprano Kate Royal and mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kozena are guest performers, along with the London Symphony Chorus and City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus.14th February 2015Sunday 15th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Sir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker: The London Residency 2015:Lachenmann/Mahler
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th February 2015 - 7.30pm
The final programme in the orchestra's residency features a performance of Lachenmann's Tableau and Mahler's Symphony No.2. Soprano Kate Royal and mezzo-sopran
 
Venus In FursVenus In Furs14th February 2015Thursday 19th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Venus In Furs
event > Film Events
DATES  Saturday 14th February 2015 - 9.25pm
 
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
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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.
 
Replay: Symphony Of HeroesReplay: Symphony Of HeroesThe music of beloved video games including Journey, God Of War and Portal 2, with a performance by the world-renowned Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.17th February 2015Tuesday 17th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Replay: Symphony Of Heroes
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 17th February 2015 - 7.30pm
The music of beloved video games including Journey, God Of War and Portal 2, with a performance by the world-renowned Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra / Nielsen CycleBBC Symphony Orchestra / Nielsen CycleSakari 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
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BBC Symphony Orchestra / Nielsen Cycle
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... More about this event
 
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
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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 OneginEugene OneginRussia's Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre makes a return to London in 2015 with the first-ever theatrical adaptation of Pushkin's Eugene Onegin. Staged at the Barbican, the production stays true to Alexander Pushkin's tale of unrequited love, disillusionment forgiveness and remorse. The UK debut is Vakhtangov's first appearance on the London stage18th February 2015Saturday 21st February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Eugene Onegin
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  18th, 19th, 20th and 21st Feb 2015
Russia's Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre makes a return to London in 2015 with the first-ever theatrical adaptation of Pushkin's Eugene Onegin. Staged at the... More about this event
 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsSenior musicians from the Guildhall School take to the stage for a performance of Rachmaninoff's Etudes-Tableaux (selection) and Sonata No 2 in B Flat minor, Op 36. With pianist Ana Gogava.19th February 2015Thursday 19th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
event > Concerts > Classical
PRICING  included in price of LSO event: Free
DATES  Thursday 19th February 2015 - 6pm-7pm
Senior musicians from the Guildhall School take to the stage for a performance of Rachmaninoff's Etudes-Tableaux (selection) and Sonata No 2 in B Flat minor, O
 
London Symphony Orchestra: Rachmaninov Symphony No 1London Symphony Orchestra: Rachmaninov Symphony No 1London Symphony Orchestra conductor Valery Gergiev celebrates the UK/Russia year of culture by conducting Russian music by composers including Balakirev and Tishchenko. In this Barbican Hall concert the LSO's leader Roman Simovic, a product of the distinctive Russian school of violin playing, steps into the limelight in Glazunov's popular Concerto 19th February 2015Thursday 19th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra: Rachmaninov Symphony No 1
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 19th February 2015 - 7.30pm
London Symphony Orchestra conductor Valery Gergiev celebrates the UK/Russia year of culture by conducting Russian music by composers including Balakirev and Ti... More about this event
 
Europa GalanteEuropa GalanteThe Italian period instrument Baroque orchestra gives a concert performance of Vivaldi's L'Oracolo In Messenia.20th February 2015Friday 20th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Europa Galante
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 20th February 2015 - 7pm
The Italian period instrument Baroque orchestra gives a concert performance of Vivaldi's L'Oracolo In Messenia.
 
Mozart's LondonMozart's LondonIan Page conducts The Orchestra Of Classical Opera for a performance of Mozart's Symphony No 1 In E-flat Major, Arne's Arias from Judith, J.C.Bach's Harpsichord Concerto In D Major Op 1, No 6, Arne's Arias from Artaxerxes20th February 2015Friday 20th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Mozart's London
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 20th February 2015 - 7.30pm
Ian Page conducts The Orchestra Of Classical Opera for a performance of Mozart's Symphony No 1 In E-flat Major, Arne's Arias from Judith, J.C.Bach's Harpsichor
 
Nico Muhly/Oneohtrix Point NeverNico Muhly/Oneohtrix Point NeverThe subtle repetitive organ music of Nico Muhly is paired with the electronic sounds of Daniel Lopatin aka Oneohtrix Point Never, whose melancholic synths move between ambient, drone and fragmented dance.20th February 2015Friday 20th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Nico Muhly/Oneohtrix Point Never
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 20th February 2015 - 8pm
The subtle repetitive organ music of Nico Muhly is paired with the electronic sounds of Daniel Lopatin aka Oneohtrix Point Never, whose melancholic synths move
 
The English Opera In Mozart's LondonThe English Opera In Mozart's LondonThe Orchestra Of Classical Opera performs a programme of highlights from the operas that were performed at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden and the Theatre Royal Drury Lane during Mozart's time in London.21st February 2015Saturday 21st February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The English Opera In Mozart's London
event > Concerts > Opera
DATES  Saturday 21st February 2015 - 3pm
The Orchestra Of Classical Opera performs a programme of highlights from the operas that were performed at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden and the Theatre Roya
 
Claudio Simonetti's GoblinClaudio Simonetti's GoblinItalian progressive rock legends Goblin perform two rare and unique events showcasing their original scores alongside screenings of cult horror movies Dawn Of The Dead and Suspiria.21st February 2015Saturday 21st February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Claudio Simonetti's Goblin
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Rock
DATES  Saturday 21st February 2015 - 7pm
Italian progressive rock legends Goblin perform two rare and unique events showcasing their original scores alongside screenings of cult horror movies Dawn Of
 
The Italian Opera In Mozart's London: An Exotic And Irrational EntertainmentThe Italian Opera In Mozart's London: An Exotic And Irrational EntertainmentThe Orchestra Of Classical Opera performs a concert of arias and duets from the operas that were performed by the resident Italian Opera company's 1764-65 season at the King's Theatre, Haymarket.21st February 2015Saturday 21st February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Italian Opera In Mozart's London: An Exotic And Irrational Entertainment
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 21st February 2015 - 7.30pm
The Orchestra Of Classical Opera performs a concert of arias and duets from the operas that were performed by the resident Italian Opera company's 1764-65 seas
 
The Genesis Of Genius: Mozart's Chelsea NotebookThe Genesis Of Genius: Mozart's Chelsea NotebookLeading Mozart scholar, fortepianist and harpsichordist Professor John Irving explores the development of Mozart's early musical style through a selection from the set of 43 compositional sketches written during his stay in Chelsea in 1764.22nd February 2015Sunday 22nd February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Genesis Of Genius: Mozart's Chelsea Notebook
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 22nd February 2015 - 11.30am
Leading Mozart scholar, fortepianist and harpsichordist Professor John Irving explores the development of Mozart's early musical style through a selection from
 
London Concert Life In 1765London Concert Life In 1765The Orchestra Of Classical Opera performs works by J.C Bach and Mozart.22nd February 2015Sunday 22nd February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Concert Life In 1765
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 22nd February 2015 - 3pm
The Orchestra Of Classical Opera performs works by J.C Bach and Mozart.
 
Olafur ArnaldsOlafur ArnaldsThe multi-instrumentalist and producer who is from Mosfellsbee, Iceland, performs his ambient and electronica compositions, some of which have featured as television themes and in films.22nd February 2015Sunday 22nd February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Olafur Arnalds
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Electronica
DATES  Sunday 22nd February 2015 - 7.30pm-11pm
The multi-instrumentalist and producer who is from Mosfellsbee, Iceland, performs his ambient and electronica compositions, some of which have featured as tele
 
Yung Lean And Sad BoysYung Lean And Sad BoysRap and hip hop by the rapper from Sweden with his accompanying crew.23rd February 2015Monday 23rd February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Yung Lean And Sad Boys
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Hip Hop
DATES  Monday 23rd February 2015 - 7.30pm
Rap and hip hop by the rapper from Sweden with his accompanying crew.
 
Oscar Special QuizOscar Special QuizTest your knowledge of films from the last 12 years with this Academy Awards-based quiz.24th February 2015Tuesday 24th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Oscar Special Quiz
event > Leisure
DATES  Tuesday 24th February 2015 - 6.45pm-8.30pm
Test your knowledge of films from the last 12 years with this Academy Awards-based quiz.
 
RumerRumerSolo singer songwriter with her own distinctive nostalgia inherent in her music.24th February 2015Tuesday 24th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Rumer
event > Music
DATES  Tuesday 24th February 2015 - 7.30pm
Solo singer songwriter with her own distinctive nostalgia inherent in her music.
 
Pablo Milanes & Andres SuarezPablo Milanes & Andres SuarezThe Cuban singer-songwriter and Spanish singer-songwriter perform.25th February 2015Wednesday 25th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Pablo Milanes & Andres Suarez
event > Music
DATES  Wednesday 25th February 2015 - 7.30pm
The Cuban singer-songwriter and Spanish singer-songwriter perform.
 
Jazz For LabourJazz For LabourCourtney Pine, Claire Martin, Ian Shaw, Arun Ghosh, Andy Sheppard, Christine Tobin, Soweto Kinch and Darius Brubeck perform a concert for fairness and diversity.27th February 2015Friday 27th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Jazz For Labour
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
DATES  Friday 27th February 2015 - 7.30pm
Courtney Pine, Claire Martin, Ian Shaw, Arun Ghosh, Andy Sheppard, Christine Tobin, Soweto Kinch and Darius Brubeck perform a concert for fairness and diversit
 
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.27th February 2015Saturday 28th February 2015 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  27th February 2015 at 7.45pm, 28th February 2015 at 2.30pm and 7.45pm & 1st March 2015 at 2.30pm
Japanese artist Akio Tanaka joins forces with choreographer Kenrick 'H20' Sandy and composer 'Mikey J', for this dynamic dance-narrative piece inspired by mang
 
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
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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.
 
BSI JamBSI JamR&B, hip-hop, funk, house and old skool courtesy of Boy Blue's Michael Mikey J Asante.28th February 2015Saturday 28th February 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BSI Jam
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Hip Hop
DATES  Saturday 28th February 2015 - 10.30pm
R&B, hip-hop, funk, house and old skool courtesy of Boy Blue's Michael Mikey J Asante.
 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsA performance of works by Debussy, by soprano Claire Lees, mezzo-soprano Jessica Dandy, baritone Dominic Sedgwick and pianist Dylan Perez.1st March 2015Sunday 1st March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
event > Concerts > Classical
PRICING  included in price of LSO event: Free
DATES  Sunday 1st March 2015 - 6pm-7pm
A performance of works by Debussy, by soprano Claire Lees, mezzo-soprano Jessica Dandy, baritone Dominic Sedgwick and pianist Dylan Perez.
 
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
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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
 
Guildhall School Opera : The Dancing Master / I Pazzi Per ProgettoGuildhall School Opera : The Dancing Master / I Pazzi Per ProgettoGuildhall School Opera Course students present the world premiere of Arnold's 'The Dancing Master', alongside the UK stage premiere of I Pazzi Per Progetto by Donizetti.2nd March 2015Monday 9th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Guildhall School Opera : The Dancing Master / I Pazzi Per Progetto
event > Concerts > Opera - English opera
DATES  2nd to 9th March 2015 - 7pm
Guildhall School Opera Course students present the world premiere of Arnold's 'The Dancing Master', alongside the UK stage premiere of I Pazzi Per Progetto by
 
The GloamingThe GloamingThe American five-piece performs folk, who are connected to the Irish folk traditions on the contemporary music scene.3rd March 2015Tuesday 3rd March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Gloaming
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Tuesday 3rd March 2015 - 8pm
The American five-piece performs folk, who are connected to the Irish folk traditions on the contemporary music scene.
 
Life JourneyLife JourneyArtist Meiso Lai combines photographic print on glass, textile hanging with hand stitching on paper and mixed media on canvas, among others, to create works based on her travels.3rd March 2015Wednesday 25th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Life Journey
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  3rd to 25th March 2015
Artist Meiso Lai combines photographic print on glass, textile hanging with hand stitching on paper and mixed media on canvas, among others, to create works ba
 
Handel's HerculesHandel's HerculesHarry Bicket conducts a performance of Handel's three part musical drama, featuring Matthew Rose as Hercules, Alice Coote as Dejanira, Elizabeth Watts as Iole and James Gilchrist as Hyllus, with the choir of The English Concert.4th March 2015Wednesday 4th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Handel's Hercules
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 4th March 2015 - 7pm
Harry Bicket conducts a performance of Handel's three part musical drama, featuring Matthew Rose as Hercules, Alice Coote as Dejanira, Elizabeth Watts as Iole
 
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
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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
 
AntigoneAntigoneAntigoneOscar winner Juliette Binoche takes the title role in a contemporary reimagining of Sophocles's Antigone at the Barbican this March. Directed by Ivo van Hove, the adaptation has been translated by TS Eliot Prize-winning poet Anne Carson. When her dead brother is labelled a traitor, Antigone defies her uncle Creon, the King of Thebes, who dares her 4th March 2015Saturday 28th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Antigone
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  4th to 28th March 2015
Oscar winner Juliette Binoche takes the title role in a contemporary reimagining of Sophocles's Antigone at the Barbican this March. Directed by Ivo van Hove, ... More about this event
 
Roman Signer: Slow MovementRoman Signer: Slow MovementSculptural installations and video works based on the kayak.4th March 2015Sunday 31st May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Free Event 
Roman Signer: Slow Movement
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Sculpture | PRICING  Free  
DATES  4th March to 31st May 2015
Sculptural installations and video works based on the kayak.
 
BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Meta4 String QuartetBBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Meta4 String QuartetThe group performs Haydn's String Quartet In B Minor and Bartok's String Quartet No 5.5th March 2015Thursday 5th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Meta4 String Quartet
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 5th March 2015 - 1pm
The group performs Haydn's String Quartet In B Minor and Bartok's String Quartet No 5.
 
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
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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 WonderlandUnsuk Chin: Alice In WonderlandAdding to the Alice in Wonderland themed events taking place in London in 2015, the year that marks the novel's 150th anniversary, Unsuk Chin's operatic adaptation will be staged at the Barbican. The South Korean composer's startling multi-media operatic adaptation combines the illustrations of Ralph Steadman with interactive animated projections a8th March 2015Sunday 8th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Unsuk Chin: Alice In Wonderland
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 8th March 2015
Adding to the Alice in Wonderland themed events taking place in London in 2015, the year that marks the novel's 150th anniversary, Unsuk Chin's operatic adapta... More about this event
 
Matthew E WhiteMatthew E WhiteCountry-rock from the American singer-songwriter.10th March 2015Tuesday 10th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Matthew E White
event > Music
DATES  Tuesday 10th March 2015 - 7.30pm
Country-rock from the American singer-songwriter.
 
Mendelssohn: ElijahMendelssohn: ElijahLondon Concert Choir presents the oratorio written by Felix Mendelssohn based on the life of Biblical prophet Elijah.10th March 2015Tuesday 10th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Mendelssohn: Elijah
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 10th March 2015 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
London Concert Choir presents the oratorio written by Felix Mendelssohn based on the life of Biblical prophet Elijah.
 
The Schubert EnsembleThe Schubert EnsembleThe ensemble performs Schubert's String Trio Movement In B Flat, Saint-Saens's Piano Quartet In B Flat Major Op 41 and Chausson's Piano Quartet In A Major Op 30.11th March 2015Wednesday 11th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Schubert Ensemble
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 11th March 2015 - 7.30pm
The ensemble performs Schubert's String Trio Movement In B Flat, Saint-Saens's Piano Quartet In B Flat Major Op 41 and Chausson's Piano Quartet In A Major Op 3
 
BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Ronald BrautigamBBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Ronald BrautigamThe talented pianist performs works by Haydn and Beethoven.12th March 2015Thursday 12th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Ronald Brautigam
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 12th March 2015 - 1pm
The talented pianist performs works by Haydn and Beethoven.
 
London Symphony Orchestra: Michael Tilson Thomas 70th Birthday GalaLondon Symphony Orchestra: Michael Tilson Thomas 70th Birthday GalaLondon Symphony Orchestra: Michael Tilson Thomas 70th Birthday GalaThe London Symphony Orchestra's Principal Guest conductor Michael 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 in celebration of his 70th birthday. The first of two birthday concerts at the Barbican in the same month, 12th March 2015Thursday 12th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra: Michael Tilson Thomas 70th Birthday Gala
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 12th March 2015 - 7.30pm
The London Symphony Orchestra's Principal Guest conductor Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the orchestra in performances of Colin Matthews' Hidden Variables, Ger... More about this event
 
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
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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
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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
 
LSO Community Choir ConcertLSO Community Choir ConcertAn evening of music from and about France including songs by Durufle, Faure and Saint-Saens.13th March 2015Friday 13th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Community Choir Concert
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 13th March 2015 - 7.30pm
An evening of music from and about France including songs by Durufle, Faure and Saint-Saens.
 
Camden Youth JazzCamden Youth JazzAn exploration of jazz styles featuring Camden Big Band, New Camden Jazz Ensemble, Camden Sunday Saxes and Camden Youth Jazz Band.14th March 2015Saturday 14th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Camden Youth Jazz
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
DATES  Saturday 14th March 2015 - 7.30pm
An exploration of jazz styles featuring Camden Big Band, New Camden Jazz Ensemble, Camden Sunday Saxes and Camden Youth Jazz Band.
 
LSO Discovery Day: Jean SibeliusLSO Discovery Day: Jean SibeliusTalks and discussions about the composer.15th March 2015Sunday 15th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Discovery Day: Jean Sibelius
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Sunday 15th March 2015 - 10am
Talks and discussions about the composer.
 
London Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson ThomasLondon Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson ThomasLondon Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson ThomasThree nights after his first 70th birthday concert Michael Tilson Thomas is back at the Barbican with the London Symphony Orchestra. Talented young Chinese Pianist Yuja Wang joins the orchestra once again, this time 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
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London Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 15th March 2015 - 7.30pm
Three nights after his first 70th birthday concert Michael Tilson Thomas is back at the Barbican with the London Symphony Orchestra. Talented young Chinese Pia... More about this event
 
MarizaMarizaThe singer from Mozambique, Marisa dos Reis Nunes, performs Portuguese fado music.16th March 2015Monday 16th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Mariza
event > Concerts > World Music
DATES  Monday 16th March 2015 - 7.30pm
The singer from Mozambique, Marisa dos Reis Nunes, performs Portuguese fado music.
 
Chamber Music ConcertsChamber Music ConcertsHoward Blake, piano and Benedict Kloeckner, cello, perform Howard Blake's Prelude For Solo Cello, Pennillion For Cello And Piano, Diversions For Cello And Piano and Sonata For Cello And Piano.17th March 2015Tuesday 17th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Chamber Music Concerts
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 17th March 2015 - 7.30pm
Howard Blake, piano and Benedict Kloeckner, cello, perform Howard Blake's Prelude For Solo Cello, Pennillion For Cello And Piano, Diversions For Cello And Pian
 
SquarepusherSquarepusherThe Chelmsford-born musician, Tom Jenkinson, performs his electronic originals.18th March 2015Wednesday 18th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Squarepusher
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Electronica
DATES  Wednesday 18th March 2015 - 7.30pm
The Chelmsford-born musician, Tom Jenkinson, performs his electronic originals.
 
BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Cuarteto CasalsBBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Cuarteto CasalsThe group performs Haydn's String Quartet In F Minor, No 5 and Shostakovich's String Quartet No 2 In A Major.19th March 2015Thursday 19th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Cuarteto Casals
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 19th March 2015 - 1pm
The group performs Haydn's String Quartet In F Minor, No 5 and Shostakovich's String Quartet No 2 In A Major.
 
Guildhall Symphony OrchestraGuildhall Symphony OrchestraSibelius was a master of the symphonic form. Here his grandiose Second Symphony is performed by the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra under rising young Finnish conductor Pietari Inkinen.19th March 2015Thursday 19th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Guildhall Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 19th March 2015 - 7.30pm
Sibelius was a master of the symphonic form. Here his grandiose Second Symphony is performed by the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra under rising young Finnish con
 
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
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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
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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. This concert is part of the Total Immersion: Pierre Boulez at 90 day on Saturday 21st March 2015 with concerts, talks and film screenings taking place at both the Barbican and LSO St Luke's provi21st March 2015Saturday 21st March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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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. This c... More about this event
 
Junior Guildhall Jazz BandJunior Guildhall Jazz BandThe ensemble performs a selection of vintage standards.21st March 2015Saturday 21st March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Junior Guildhall Jazz Band
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
DATES  Saturday 21st March 2015 - 4pm-6pm
The ensemble performs a selection of vintage standards.
 
Junior Trinity String Time Day: Workshop (Ages 3-10)Junior Trinity String Time Day: Workshop (Ages 3-10)Young musicians from Trinity Laban.22nd March 2015Sunday 22nd March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Junior Trinity String Time Day: Workshop (Ages 3-10)
event > Kids Events
DATES  Sunday 22nd March 2015 - 10am
Young musicians from Trinity Laban.
 
Strata EastStrata EastGilles Peterson, Charles Tolliver, Stanley Cowell, Cecil McBee and Alvin Queen, plus the American singer, Jean Carne, perform jazz and soul.22nd March 2015Sunday 22nd March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Strata East
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
DATES  Sunday 22nd March 2015 - 7.30pm
Gilles Peterson, Charles Tolliver, Stanley Cowell, Cecil McBee and Alvin Queen, plus the American singer, Jean Carne, perform jazz and soul.
 
Carl Orff's Carmina BuranaCarl Orff's Carmina BuranaTim Garrard conducts Vaughan Williams's Five Variants Of Dives And Lazarus, Mozart's Symphony No 40 In G Minor and Orff's Carmina Burana.23rd March 2015Monday 23rd March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Carl Orff's Carmina Burana
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Monday 23rd March 2015 - 7.30pm
Tim Garrard conducts Vaughan Williams's Five Variants Of Dives And Lazarus, Mozart's Symphony No 40 In G Minor and Orff's Carmina Burana.
 
BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Atos TrioBBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Atos TrioThe group performs Haydn's Piano Trio In E Major26th March 2015Thursday 26th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Atos Trio
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 26th March 2015 - 1pm
The group performs Haydn's Piano Trio In E Major
 
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
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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.
 
Thames Youth Orchestra Anniversary ConcertThames Youth Orchestra Anniversary ConcertSimon Ferris conducts Mahler's Symphony Number 2, with Sarah Fox, soprano.29th March 2015Sunday 29th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Thames Youth Orchestra Anniversary Concert
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 29th March 2015 - 7.30pm
Simon Ferris conducts Mahler's Symphony Number 2, with Sarah Fox, soprano.
 
Dmitri Kogan & The Moscow Camerata Chamber OrchestraDmitri Kogan & The Moscow Camerata Chamber OrchestraThe violinist Dmitri Kogan leads the orchestra as they perform Mozart, Piazzolla and others.30th March 2015Monday 30th March 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Dmitri Kogan & The Moscow Camerata Chamber Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Monday 30th March 2015 - 7.30pm
The violinist Dmitri Kogan leads the orchestra as they perform Mozart, Piazzolla and others.
 
Benjamin ClementineBenjamin ClementineClementine performs his unique mix of pop, electronica and spoken word, combined with soulful vocals and piano.1st April 2015Wednesday 1st April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Benjamin Clementine
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop
DATES  Wednesday 1st April 2015 - 7.30pm
Clementine performs his unique mix of pop, electronica and spoken word, combined with soulful vocals and piano.
 
Objects And Words In TransitionObjects And Words In TransitionExplore what objects can say that words cannot through the work of artists using glass, ceramics, wax and print.1st April 2015Monday 27th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Free Event 
Objects And Words In Transition
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Print | PRICING  Free  
DATES  1st to 27th April 2015
Explore what objects can say that words cannot through the work of artists using glass, ceramics, wax and print.
 
Bach St Matthew PassionBach St Matthew PassionThe orchestra performs Bach's St Matthew Passion with Richard Egarr, harpsichord, Elizabeth Watts, soprano, Sarah Connolly, alto, Andrew Kennedy, tenor and Christopher Purves, bass.3rd April 2015Friday 3rd April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Bach St Matthew Passion
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 3rd April 2015 - 3pm
The orchestra performs Bach's St Matthew Passion with Richard Egarr, harpsichord, Elizabeth Watts, soprano, Sarah Connolly, alto, Andrew Kennedy, tenor and Chr
 
BBC Singers/O DuoBBC Singers/O DuoThe ensemble performs Veljo Tormis' Curse Upon Iron, Eriks Esenvalds' Northern Lights and The Long Road, Vaughan Williams' Three Shakespeare Songs and conductor Bob Chilcott's The Making of The Drum, among other works.4th April 2015Saturday 4th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Singers/O Duo
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 4th April 2015 - 7.30pm
The ensemble performs Veljo Tormis' Curse Upon Iron, Eriks Esenvalds' Northern Lights and The Long Road, Vaughan Williams' Three Shakespeare Songs and conducto
 
James MacMillan's St Luke's Passion: Britten SinfoniaJames MacMillan's St Luke's Passion: Britten SinfoniaThe Sinfonia and voices perform Scottish composer's MacMillan's work, informed by the start of the passage in St Luke's Gospel, describing the suffering and death of Christ.5th April 2015Sunday 5th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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James MacMillan's St Luke's Passion: Britten Sinfonia
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 5th April 2015 - 6pm
The Sinfonia and voices perform Scottish composer's MacMillan's work, informed by the start of the passage in St Luke's Gospel, describing the suffering and de
 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsShostakovich's Two Pieces for String Octet String Quartet No 9 is performed by violinists Ricky Gore, Ionel Manciu, Henry Tong and Amarins Wierdsma, violists May Dolan and Christoph Slenczka, and cellists Thomas Marlin and Yoanna Prodanova.8th April 2015Wednesday 8th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
event > Concerts > Classical
PRICING  included in price of LSO event: Free
DATES  Wednesday 8th April 2015 - 6pm-7pm
Shostakovich's Two Pieces for String Octet String Quartet No 9 is performed by violinists Ricky Gore, Ionel Manciu, Henry Tong and Amarins Wierdsma, violists M
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Gianandrea NosedaLondon Symphony Orchestra/Gianandrea NosedaThe Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos performs Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No 1, with the conductor Gianandrea Noseda leading the orchestra in a performance of Liszt's A Faust Symphony.8th April 2015Wednesday 8th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra/Gianandrea Noseda
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 8th April 2015 - 7.30pm
The Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos performs Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No 1, with the conductor Gianandrea Noseda leading the orchestra in a performance
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra / Nielsen CycleBBC Symphony Orchestra / Nielsen CycleConductor Sakari Oramo leads the orchestra in this programme which includes the works La Valse and Bolero by Ravel, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 3 and Nielsen's Symphony No 5. Alexander Toradze is the guest pianist.10th April 2015Friday 10th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra / Nielsen Cycle
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 10th April 2015 - 7.30pm
Conductor Sakari Oramo leads the orchestra in this programme which includes the works La Valse and Bolero by Ravel, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 3 and Nielsen... More about this event
 
English National Opera: Between WorldsEnglish National Opera: Between WorldsEnglish National Opera: Between WorldsThe highly anticipated operatic debut from composer Tansy Davies, Between Worlds is inspired by the events of 9/11. A sensitive but uplifting piece, it tells the story of a disparate group of individuals trapped high up in one of the Twin Towers, caught between life and death. English National Opera have teamed up with Barbican Artistic Associate D11th April 2015Saturday 25th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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English National Opera: Between Worlds
event > Concerts > Opera
DATES  11th to 25th April 2015
The highly anticipated operatic debut from composer Tansy Davies, Between Worlds is inspired by the events of 9/11. A sensitive but uplifting piece, it tells t... More about this event
 
London Symphony Orchestra/Osmo VanskaLondon Symphony Orchestra/Osmo VanskaThe orchestra plays Estonian composer Arvo Part's Cantus In Memoriam Benjamin Britten, together with Britten's Violin Concerto and Shostakovich's Symphony No 6. With violinist Gil Shaham.12th April 2015Sunday 12th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra/Osmo Vanska
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 12th April 2015 - 7.30pm
The orchestra plays Estonian composer Arvo Part's Cantus In Memoriam Benjamin Britten, together with Britten's Violin Concerto and Shostakovich's Symphony No 6
 
Sinead O ConnorSinead O ConnorA performance by the great singer-songwriter whose songs create emotional snapshots, musical testaments to the indomitability of the human spirit.13th April 2015Monday 13th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Sinead O Connor
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Rock
DATES  Monday 13th April 2015 - 7.30pm
A performance by the great singer-songwriter whose songs create emotional snapshots, musical testaments to the indomitability of the human spirit.
 
Joyce DiDonato: Into The FireJoyce DiDonato: Into The FireJoyce DiDonato: Into The FireThe mezzo soprano who has performed in the world's major opera houses, won a Grammy and sung at the Last Night of the Proms in 2013 is joined by the Brentano String Quartet for the climax of her Artist Spotlight series at the Barbican. Joyce DiDonato performs the European premiere of a new song cycle written specially for her by Jake Heggie, who cr14th April 2015Tuesday 14th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Joyce DiDonato: Into The Fire
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 14th April 2015 - 7.30pm
The mezzo soprano who has performed in the world's major opera houses, won a Grammy and sung at the Last Night of the Proms in 2013 is joined by the Brentano S... More about this event
 
London Schools Symphony OrchestraLondon Schools Symphony OrchestraPerformance of music and song featuring pianists Maria Joao Pires and Julien Libeer, conductor Ainars Rubikis, and the Equinox Chorus a Social and Artistic project under the leadership of Maria Joao Pires.14th April 2015Tuesday 14th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Schools Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 14th April 2015 - 7.30pm
Performance of music and song featuring pianists Maria Joao Pires and Julien Libeer, conductor Ainars Rubikis, and the Equinox Chorus a Social and Artistic pro
 
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
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Alan Gilbert: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Wednesday 15th April 2015 - 7pm
A lecture about the future of classical music.
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraAlexander Vedernikov conducts the orchestra for a performance of works by Mahler.15th April 2015Wednesday 15th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 15th April 2015 - 7.30pm
Alexander Vedernikov conducts the orchestra for a performance of works by Mahler.
 
Measure For MeasureMeasure For MeasureMeasure For MeasureCheek by Jowl presents Measure for Measure at the Barbican this April. Hailed in Moscow as a 'shattering portrait of contemporary Russia', the new production of Shakespeare's drama delves into the depths of an unpredictable city in order to dissect the nature of government, love and justice. Directed by Declan Donnellan and performed in Russian wit15th April 2015Saturday 25th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Measure For Measure
event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
DATES  15th to 25th April 2015
Cheek by Jowl presents Measure for Measure at the Barbican this April. Hailed in Moscow as a 'shattering portrait of contemporary Russia', the new production o... More about this event
 
New York Philharmonic / Joyce DiDonatoNew York Philharmonic / Joyce DiDonatoNew York Philharmonic / Joyce DiDonatoThe New York Philharmonic opens its Barbican residency with soloist mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato adding star billing for a ravishing programme which opens with the UK premiere of Salonen's Nyx - a shimmering 21st century nocturne for orchestra by a living master of tone-colour. Alan Gilbert also conducts the orchestra in Ravel's Sheherazade and 17th April 2015Friday 17th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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New York Philharmonic / Joyce DiDonato
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 17th April 2015 - 7.30pm
The New York Philharmonic opens its Barbican residency with soloist mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato adding star billing for a ravishing programme which opens with... More about this event
 
Walking In The Air: Chamber Music Of Howard BlakeWalking In The Air: Chamber Music Of Howard BlakePerformance of music for piano and cello with pianist Howard Blake and cellist Benedict Kloeckner.17th April 2015Friday 17th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Walking In The Air: Chamber Music Of Howard Blake
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 17th April 2015 - 7.30pm
Performance of music for piano and cello with pianist Howard Blake and cellist Benedict Kloeckner.
 
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
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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
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New York Philharmonic
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 19th April 2015 - 4pm
 
Giants Are Small And The New York Philharmonic/PetrushkaGiants Are Small And The New York Philharmonic/PetrushkaPerformance of Stravinsky's Petrushka using puppets, dancers, film and the full New York Philharmonic to tell the story.19th April 2015Sunday 19th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Giants Are Small And The New York Philharmonic/Petrushka
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 19th April 2015 - 7.30pm
Performance of Stravinsky's Petrushka using puppets, dancers, film and the full New York Philharmonic to tell the story.
 
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
 
BuikaBuikaThe Spanish vocalist performs emotive, contemporary flamenco music with a soul influence.27th April 2015Monday 27th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Buika
event > Concerts > World Music
DATES  Monday 27th April 2015 - 7.30pm-10.30pm
The Spanish vocalist performs emotive, contemporary flamenco music with a soul influence.
 
Mahan EsfahaniMahan EsfahaniPerformance by the world-renowned harpsichordist of music by Tomkins, Gibbons, Scheidt, J.S. Bach, Patrick Jones, Kalabis Akvarely, Daniel Kidane and W.F. Bach.27th April 2015Monday 27th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Mahan Esfahani
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Monday 27th April 2015 - 7.30pm
Performance by the world-renowned harpsichordist of music by Tomkins, Gibbons, Scheidt, J.S. Bach, Patrick Jones, Kalabis Akvarely, Daniel Kidane and W.F. Bach
 
Ensemble Intercontemporain: Boulez At 90Ensemble Intercontemporain: Boulez At 90The Barbican's focus on 'Boulez at 90' ends on 28th April with a concert by the pioneering Ensemble Intercontemporain which was founded by Boulez in 1976. This ensemble of virtuoso soloists plays Debussy's Syrinx, Yann Robin's Asymetriades, the ensemble's music director Matthias Pintscher's own Choc (Monumento IV), and founder, Pierre Boulez's Memo28th April 2015Tuesday 28th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ensemble Intercontemporain: Boulez At 90
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 28th April 2015 - 7.30pm
The Barbican's focus on 'Boulez at 90' ends on 28th April with a concert by the pioneering Ensemble Intercontemporain which was founded by Boulez in 1976. This... More about this event
 
Philip Glass: The EtudesPhilip Glass: The EtudesAmerican composer Philip Glass performs his now complete series of twenty etudes for Piano, having began composing them in the mid 1990s.29th April 2015Wednesday 29th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Philip Glass: The Etudes
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 29th April 2015 - 7.30pm
American composer Philip Glass performs his now complete series of twenty etudes for Piano, having began composing them in the mid 1990s.
 
A Mad World My MastersA Mad World My MastersSean Foley's critically acclaimed Royal Shakespeare Company production of Thomas Middleton's Jacobean comedy, first seen in 2013 in the Swan theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, is revived in for a national tour culminating in the production coming to the Barbican in April 2015. Set in London's Soho during the mid-1950s, A Mad World My Masters presents 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
DATES  27th April to 9th May 2015
Sean Foley's critically acclaimed Royal Shakespeare Company production of Thomas Middleton's Jacobean comedy, first seen in 2013 in the Swan theatre in Stratfo... More about this event
 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsA performance of Bartok's Contrasts and Violin Sonata No 2, by violinist Viktor Stenhjem, clarinettist Oliver Pashley and pianists Mihai Ritivoiu and Kaoru Wada.30th April 2015Thursday 30th April 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
event > Concerts > Classical
PRICING  included in price of LSO event: Free
DATES  Thursday 30th April 2015 - 6pm-7pm
A performance of Bartok's Contrasts and Violin Sonata No 2, by violinist Viktor Stenhjem, clarinettist Oliver Pashley and pianists Mihai Ritivoiu and Kaoru Wad
 
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
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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.
 
Beth HartBeth HartContemporary blues by the singer-songwriter who hails from Los Angeles.8th May 2015Friday 8th May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Beth Hart
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Blues
DATES  Friday 8th May 2015 - 7pm-11pm
Contemporary blues by the singer-songwriter who hails from Los Angeles.
 
London Symphony Orchestra / Valery GergievLondon Symphony Orchestra / Valery GergievDanish-Israeli violinist Nikolaj Znaider joins the London Symphony Orchestra for Balakirev's Islamey, Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto and Shostakovich's Symphony No 15 as part of the LSO International Violin Festival.12th May 2015Tuesday 12th May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra / Valery Gergiev
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 12th May 2015 - 7.30pm
Danish-Israeli violinist Nikolaj Znaider joins the London Symphony Orchestra for Balakirev's Islamey, Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto and Shostakovich's Symphony... More about this event
 
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
 
Ninagawa Company: HamletNinagawa Company: HamletNinagawa Company: HamletAs well as the highly anticipated production starring Benedict Cumberbatch later in the year, the Barbican is also staging a Ninagawa Company production of Hamlet in 2015. As part of a celebration of Ninagawa's eightieth birthday, the new version of Shakespeare's classic stars popular Japanese actor Tatsuya Fujiwara, best known for his roles in the21st May 2015Sunday 24th May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ninagawa Company: Hamlet
event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
DATES  21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th May 2015
As well as the highly anticipated production starring Benedict Cumberbatch later in the year, the Barbican is also staging a Ninagawa Company production of Ham... More about this event
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra / Nielsen CycleBBC Symphony Orchestra / Nielsen CycleThe BBC Symphony Orchestra is 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. This is a continuation of Carl Nielsen's anniversary, being marked by Barbican with the performance of his six much loved symp23rd May 2015Saturday 23rd May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra / Nielsen Cycle
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 23rd May 2015 - 7.30pm
The BBC Symphony Orchestra is led by the conductor Sakari Oramo perform Sibelius' Tapiola, Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 4, John Foulds' April England and Ni... More about this event
 
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
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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
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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.
 
Ninagawa Company: Kafka on the ShoreNinagawa Company: Kafka on the ShoreNinagawa Company: Kafka on the ShoreThe second Ninagawa Company production to be staged at the Barbican this May, this theatrical adaptation of Haruki Murakami's Kafka on the Shore stars the Japanese Academy Award-winning star of The Twilight Samurai, Rie Miyazawa. A mind-bending novel by one of Japan's most widely read and highly regarded authors, Kafka on the Shore comprises of two28th May 2015Saturday 30th May 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ninagawa Company: Kafka on the Shore
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  28th, 29th and 30th May 2015
The second Ninagawa Company production to be staged at the Barbican this May, this theatrical adaptation of Haruki Murakami's Kafka on the Shore stars the Japa... More about this event
 
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
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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
 
Not I/Footfalls/RockabyNot I/Footfalls/RockabyNot I/Footfalls/RockabyFollowing sold-out shows at the Royal Court Theatre and Southbank Centre in 2014, Not I/Footfalls/Rockaby transfer to the Barbican in June 2015. Irish actress Lisa Dwan returns to perform in the three Samuel Beckett monologues, directed by Walter Asmus. Not I, performed as a speaking mouth spotlit in the blackness, was first debuted at the Royal Co2nd June 2015Sunday 7th June 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Not I/Footfalls/Rockaby
event > Theatre
DATES  2nd to 7th Jun 2015
Following sold-out shows at the Royal Court Theatre and Southbank Centre in 2014, Not I/Footfalls/Rockaby transfer to the Barbican in June 2015. Irish actress ... More about this event
 
Waiting for GodotWaiting for GodotWaiting for GodotPart of the Barbican's International Beckett Season, the Sydney Theatre Company presents their take on Samuel Beckett's controversial Waiting for Godot. Quintessential comedy duo Richard Roxburgh and Hugo Weaving star as Estragon and Vladimir, who, burdened with aching feet and bladder problems, pass the time near a tree while they wait for Godot. 4th June 2015Saturday 13th June 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Waiting for Godot
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  4th to 13th June 2015
Part of the Barbican's International Beckett Season, the Sydney Theatre Company presents their take on Samuel Beckett's controversial Waiting for Godot. Quinte... More about this event
 
Murray PerahiaMurray PerahiaThe American concert pianist and conductor performs.5th June 2015Friday 5th June 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Murray Perahia
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 5th June 2015 - 7.30pm
The American concert pianist and conductor performs.
 
Nico Muhly SentencesNico Muhly SentencesNico Muhly's dramatic monologue Sentences explores the life and ideas of codebreaker and technological pioneer Alan Turing. Following Turing's posthumous pardon in 2013, more attention has been given to his treatment by state and society and how the scientist, who served the country during World War Two with his decoding skills, was driven to suici6th June 2015Saturday 6th June 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Nico Muhly Sentences
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 6th June 2015
Nico Muhly's dramatic monologue Sentences explores the life and ideas of codebreaker and technological pioneer Alan Turing. Following Turing's posthumous pardo... More about this event
 
London Symphony Orchestra / Marin AlsopLondon Symphony Orchestra / Marin AlsopIn September 2013, Marin Alsop made history as the first female conductor of the BBC's Last Night of the Proms. She returns to London in June 2015 to conduct the London Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Korngold's Violin Concerto, featuring the Canadian musician James Ehnes. The Sunday evening concert will also include Bartok's Divertimento fo7th June 2015Sunday 7th June 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra / Marin Alsop
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 7th June 2015 - 7.30pm
In September 2013, Marin Alsop made history as the first female conductor of the BBC's Last Night of the Proms. She returns to London in June 2015 to conduct t... More about this event
 
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
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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.
 
Krapp's Last TapeKrapp's Last TapeKrapp's Last TapeVisionary directory and visual artist Robert Wilson brings Samuel Beckett's haunting Krapp's Last Tape to life for the Barbican International Beckett Season. The one-man show is set during the cacophony of a torrential thunderstorm and sees an old man prepare to archive his last year on tape, just as he has every birthday since he was young. Upon l19th June 2015Sunday 21st June 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Krapp's Last Tape
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  19th, 20th and 21st June 2015
Visionary directory and visual artist Robert Wilson brings Samuel Beckett's haunting Krapp's Last Tape to life for the Barbican International Beckett Season. T... More about this event
 
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
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London Symphony Orchestra/Bernard Haitink
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 21st June 2015 - 7.30pm
The London Symphony Chorus joins the orchestra for Beethoven's Overture, Leonore No 2, Calm Sea And Prosperous Voyage and Symphony No 9.
 
To Kill A MockingbirdTo Kill A MockingbirdAn adaptation by Christopher Sergel, of Harper Lee's novel set in America's Deep South, about a young child's innocence being shattered by other people's prejudices and abuse. Directed by Timothy Sheader.24th June 2015Saturday 25th July 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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To Kill A Mockingbird
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  24th June to 25th July 2015
An adaptation by Christopher Sergel, of Harper Lee's novel set in America's Deep South, about a young child's innocence being shattered by other people's preju
 
LSO Discovery ConcertLSO Discovery ConcertThe young musicians from across East London present their annual performance.25th June 2015Thursday 25th June 2015 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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