Sonny Rollins  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 16TH NOVEMBER 2012

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Sonny RollinsAmerican jazz tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins is back at the Barbican for the London Jazz Festival following a legendary performance at the same venue two years ago when "every single person rose in an ovation" (The Telegraph). The musician, now in his eighties, is considered one of the jazz greats and has been creating music since the 1950s and 1960s. He worked with Miles Davis and Bud Powell before he turned 20 and has gone on to establish himself as one of the finest tenor saxophone players of all time.

 

About Barbican Centre

Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or not, this multi-faceted performance and arts venue is truly wondrous. Open 363 days a year, it offers the most diverse program of any London venue. More about Barbican Centre

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Barbican Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
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Hoxton Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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Citadines London Barbican Apart-Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £80  31% off
7-21 Goswell Road, EC1M | 4 minutes from Sonny Rollins
Just North of the city, these well-appointed family apartments offer an idyllic little spot for parents with children. At the weekend, the city is a wonderfully ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £50  21% off
18-21 Charterhouse Square, EC1M | 5 minutes from Sonny Rollins
Malmaison London has been stunningly converted into the finest boutique hotel in London. Right on the edge of trendy Clerkenwell and within the sound of bow ... More
 
 
 
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  38% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 7 minutes from Sonny Rollins
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
 
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BSL Tour: Roman London
London > Events > Tours  Dates: Monday 29th August 2016 - 6pm
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 3 minutes from Sonny Rollins
A guided tour for visitors with hearing difficulties....More
 
 
 
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The Great Fire: Daily Storytelling
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 23rd July to 2nd September 2016 - 2pm
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 3 minutes from Sonny Rollins
Tales about the Great Fire of London....More
 
 
 
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The City Garden by Rebecca Louise Law
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th April to 25th September 2016
The City Centre, 80 Basinghall Street, EC2V | 6 minutes from Sonny Rollins
For the first exhibition at The City Centre artist Rebecca Louise Law, who works from a studio on Columbia Road, has created 'The City Garden', a ...More
 
 
 
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Sonny Rollins
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Sonny Rollins
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Sonny Rollins
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Sonny Rollins
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Silk Street, City, London EC2 | Same location as Sonny Rollins
The Barbican is renowned as one of London's top venues for theatre, art and dance. At the Barbican Art Gallery on level 3 you get ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Conservatory
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Gallery Floor (Level 3), Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Sonny Rollins
Home to over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees, the Barbican's Conservatory is a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. So it ... More
 
 
 
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Zwemmer Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
The Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Sonny Rollins
Specialises in books on art ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Sonny Rollins
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
 
 
 
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Flittner
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Sonny Rollins
An old-fashioned barber’s patronised by city gentlemen and established in 1904. As well as a shampoo and cut you can also have the traditional hot towel ... More
 
 
 
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Searcy's Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
The Barbican Centre, Level 2, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Sonny Rollins
Modern European cuisine. Booking advised. Dress smart casual. ... More
 
 
 
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Bonfire
London > Restaurants >
1st floor Barbican Centre, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Sonny Rollins
Only quality ingredients are used at Bonfire, the burger bar on the first floor of the brilliant multi-purpose Barbican Centre arts hub. Burgers at Bonfire - ... More
 
 
 
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Osteria
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | Same location as Sonny Rollins
In the centre of Osteria , the Italian restaurant on the second floor of the Barbican Centre, is ... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall School Of Music And Drama
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Sonny Rollins
Careers and Student advice ... More
 
 
 
Museum of London Access & Learning
London > Education > Evening Classes
London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Sonny Rollins
Courses in history, archaeology and creative writing... More
 
 
 
University of Law
London > Education > Law
2 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from Sonny Rollins
The University of Law is a national institution with branches all over the UK. Along with BPP and City, the University of Law is widely recognised ... More
 
 
 
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Bodymotion Chiropractic and Sports Injuries Clinic
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Wood Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Sonny Rollins
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Barbican Acupuncture
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Wallside, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Sonny Rollins
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from Sonny Rollins
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Sonny Rollins
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Sonny Rollins
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
 
 
 
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The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Sonny Rollins
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El Vino
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Bastion Highwalk, 125 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Sonny Rollins
Wine Bar ... More
 
 
 
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Cocktail Trading Company Smithfield
London > Nightlife > Bars
50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 5 minutes from Sonny Rollins
Following the huge success of the Cocktail Trading Company in Oxford Circus, launched in January 2015, the award winning team ... More
 
 
 
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Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Sonny Rollins
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Barbican Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Sonny Rollins
The Barbican Centre is the jewel in London's artistic crown, with its theatres, concert halls, art galleries and cinema providing a year-round programme of ... More
 
 
 
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The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from Sonny Rollins
While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
 
 
 
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Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from Sonny Rollins
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Barbican Centre events

 
Exhibition Tour With Igor Toronyi-LalicExhibition Tour With Igor Toronyi-LalicThe editor leads a tour round the Ragnar Kjartansson exhibition.2016-09-01T19:00:00+01002016-09-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The AlchemistThe AlchemistPolly Findlay directs Ben Jonson's satire featuring an original prologue and revisions by Stephen Jeffries, with Hywel Morgan as Lovewit, Mark Lockyer as Subtle and Siobhan McSweeney as Doll Common.2016-09-02T19:15:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Alchemist
Doctor FaustusDoctor FaustusChristopher Marlowe's dark and subversive tale of one man's foolhardy pact with The Devil, directed by Maria Aberg. Sandy Grierson and Oliver Ryan alternate the roles of Doctor Faustus and the demon Mephistopheles.2016-09-07T19:15:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Doctor Faustus
Architecture On Stage - Six Proposals For A 21st Century UniversityArchitecture On Stage - Six Proposals For A 21st Century UniversityA discussion about reinventing the university campus.2016-09-12T00:00:00+01002016-09-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Architecture On Stage - Six Proposals For A 21st Century University
BigMouthBigMouthThe Belgian film and television actor pays tribute to the art of speech by impersonating a range of famous speakers.2016-09-13T19:00:00+01002016-09-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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SmallWarSmallWarValentijn Dhaenens plays a hardened First World War nurse keeping dutiful watch over a critically injured soldier in this multimedia performance.2016-09-13T21:00:00+01002016-09-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Mogwai Play AtomicMogwai Play AtomicThe ethereal, largely instrumental post-rock from Glasgow performs a live soundscape to accompany a screening of director Mark Cousins' acclaimed documentary Atomic: Living In Dread And Promise.2016-09-15T19:30:00+01002016-09-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda - VerdiLondon Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda - VerdiGianandrea Noseda conducts Verdi's Requiem with Erika Grimaldi, soprano, Daniela Barcellona, mezzo-soprano, Francesco Meli, tenor and Michele Pertusi, baritone.2016-09-18T19:00:00+01002016-09-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda - Verdi
Leif Ove Andsnes In RecitalLeif Ove Andsnes In RecitalThe pianist performs a full programme of classical pieces.2016-09-19T19:30:00+01002016-09-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Leif Ove Andsnes In Recital
London Schools Symphony Orchestra - A Roald Dahl AdventureLondon Schools Symphony Orchestra - A Roald Dahl AdventurePeter Ash conducts a concert performance of his musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Minpins.2016-09-21T19:30:00+01002016-09-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Schools Symphony Orchestra - A Roald Dahl Adventure

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River Stage Weekends
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National Theatre 11 minutes walk from Sonny Rollins

After launching last year, the National Theatre's River Stage festival returns in 2016 for five weekends of al fresco fun. ...More

 
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National Theatre 11 minutes walk from Sonny Rollins

Music, dance, performance and an outdoor cinema screening brings this year's series of outdoor performances to a close. Highlights include ...More

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

National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre 11 minutes walk from Sonny Rollins

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

The Deep Blue Sea
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Theatre | Until 17th August 2016 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 11 minutes walk from Sonny Rollins

After working together on the acclaimed 2014 production of Medea, Helen McCrory and director Carrie Cracknell reunite for an adaptation ...More

 
Bar's Got Talent
Concerts | Until 5th September 2016 

The Piano Works 19 minutes walk from Sonny Rollins

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The Reclining Nude
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Sonny Rollins

An exhibition of works exploring this artistic tradition in the 19th and 20th centuries, and how it evolved from exotic ...More

Giorgio De Chirico And Jannis Kounellis
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Sonny Rollins

An exhibition exploring how two different artists responded to surrealism, and employed surrealist techniques in fresh contexts....More

Constructionism
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Sonny Rollins

An art exhibition curated by Tanya Barson and Matthew Gale, focusing on mid-20th century artists whose work explored geometric structures, ...More

Cubism
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

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Exhibition illuminating the perceptual and conceptual aspects of the art movement, whose name was coined as an insult but which ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

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