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Piano Day 2017Piano Day 2017A concert that forms part of a worldwide celebration of the instrument. With two free concerts from keyboard sextet Piano Circus, including a world premiere of a piece by composer Angus MacRae, as well as Nils Frahm's Hammers; Steve Reich's Six Pianos; David Lang's Face So Pale; Max Richter's Mazuzu Dream and Graham Fitkin's Log.2017-03-29T13:00:00+01002017-03-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Piano Day 2017
 
London Concert Choir: The BellsLondon Concert Choir: The BellsMark Forkgen conducts a performance of Tchaikovsky's Polonaise from Eugene Onegin,2017-03-29T19:30:00+01002017-03-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Concert Choir: The Bells
 
Richard Mosse: IncomingRichard Mosse: IncomingRichard Mosse: IncomingConceptual documentary photographer and Deutsche Borse Photography Prize Winner Richard Mosse has created an immersive multi-channel video installation in the Barbican Curve. Incoming sees the experimental photographer collaborate with composer Ben Frost and cinematographer Trevor Tweeten to use surveillance technology in order to comment on the cu2017-03-29T00:00:00+01002017-04-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican - Curve Gallery,   Ground Level  Barbican Centre    EC2Y 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia | PRICING  Free  
DATES  15th February to 23rd April 2017
VENUE  Barbican - Curve Gallery 
Conceptual documentary photographer and Deutsche Borse Photography Prize Winner Richard Mosse has created an immersive multi-channel video installation in the ... More about this event
 
Sophie Clements: Shall I This Time Hold You'Sophie Clements: Shall I This Time Hold You'A large-scale projection and surround sound work that explores the beauty captured in a chance moment.2017-03-29T00:00:00+01002017-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Sophie Clements: Shall I This Time Hold You'
 
Alex Mead And Jack Wates: Find YourselfAlex Mead And Jack Wates: Find YourselfA projected tapestry of live video feeds from around the Hall's adjacent spaces which audiences can explore the foyers to discover themselves in the work.2017-03-29T00:00:00+01002017-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Alex Mead And Jack Wates: Find Yourself
 
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second World War to now. The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945 looks at a field which has consistently produced some of the most influential and extraordinary examples of modern and contemporary design. In the wake of the w2017-03-29T00:00:00+01002017-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art Exhibitions - Architecture
PRICING  Standard £14.50, concession £12
DATES  23rd March to 25th June 2017
In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second World War to now. The Japanese House: Ar... More about this event
 
The Fantastic Barbican WorldThe Fantastic Barbican WorldExplore Chamberlin, Powell and Bon's endeavour to combine spaciousness with high density development. The exhibition includes a number of residential plans and interior images.2017-03-29T09:00:00+01002017-04-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Fantastic Barbican World
 
Omer Arbel: 44Omer Arbel: 44This bespoke light installation by the artist for the Barbican Foyer was produced by Bocci, a Vancouver and Berlin-based design and manufacturing company.2017-03-29T00:00:00+01002017-04-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Omer Arbel: 44
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraFrancois-Xavier Roth conducts a performance of2017-03-30T19:30:00+01002017-03-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
SHOWCASE - Selected Works From Members Of London PottersSHOWCASE - Selected Works From Members Of London PottersExhibitions & Art, Crafts.2017-03-31T09:30:00+01002017-03-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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SHOWCASE - Selected Works From Members Of London Potters
 
New York Philharmonic: Mahler 4New York Philharmonic: Mahler 4Alan Gilbert conducts a performance of Bartok's Music For Strings, Percussion And Celeste and2017-03-31T19:30:00+01002017-03-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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New York Philharmonic: Mahler 4
 
New York PhilharmonicNew York PhilharmonicA spectacular performance of Beethoven's Excerpts From String Quartet No 14 In C Sharp Minor, and String Quartet No 16 In F, Grosse Fuge, John Adams's Absolute Jest and Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique. Conducted by Alan Gilbert and featuring violinists Frank Huang and Sheryl Staples, violist Cynthia Phelps and cellist Carter Brey.2017-04-01T19:30:00+01002017-04-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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New York Philharmonic
 
New York PhilharmonicNew York PhilharmonicA stirring performance of John Adams's Chairman Dances and Harmonielehre plus the European premiere of Esa-Pekka Salonen's Cello Concerto conducted by Alan Gilbert and featuring guest cellist Yo-Yo Ma.2017-04-02T19:30:00+01002017-04-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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New York Philharmonic
 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsSenior musicians perform a programme of works by Wolf and Mahler. With sopranos Lauren Lodge-Campbell and Corinne Cowling and baritone Sean Og Boylan being accompanied by pianists Maya Irgalina, Joanne Tan and Patrick Milne.2017-04-06T18:00:00+01002017-04-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
 
Murray Perahia Plays Beethoven IIIMurray Perahia Plays Beethoven IIIWorld-renowned pianist performs Beethoven's Romance No 2 In F, Symphony No 1 In C and Piano Concerto No 5 In E Flat 'Emperor'.2017-04-07T19:30:00+01002017-04-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Murray Perahia Plays Beethoven III
 
The Can ProjectThe Can ProjectCan founder Irmin Schmidt conducts the world premiere of his piece An homage To Can, written with Gregor Schwellenbach, plus a supergroup performance led by Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth and featuring Can's first singer Malcolm Mooney, realising and reinterpreting the band's music. This forms a tribute to Can drummer the late Jaki Liebezeit.2017-04-08T19:30:00+01002017-04-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Can Project
 
National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain: A Spring AwakeningNational Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain: A Spring AwakeningCarlos Miguel Prieto conducts the orchestra to perform a range of classical music from Russia to Mexico, including Silvestre Revueltas's film score Night Of The Mayas.2017-04-09T19:30:00+01002017-04-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain: A Spring Awakening
 
Bavarian Radio Symphony OrchestraBavarian Radio Symphony OrchestraA performance of Prokofiev's Symphony No 1, Classical, Shostakovich's Symphony No 1 and Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances conducted by Mariss Jansons.2017-04-11T19:30:00+01002017-04-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
 
BBC SingersBBC SingersAndrew Griffiths conducts the singers in a performance of Lukaszweski's Tenebrae Responses, Janacek's Ave Maria, Smetana's Sbory Trojhlasne Pro Zenske Hlasy, Andrej Makor's Kyrie, Martinu's Romance Of The Dandelions and Stravinsky's Otce Nash.2017-04-13T18:00:00+01002017-04-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Singers
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraJiri Belohlavek conducts a performance of Dvorak's Requiem for which the orchestra are accompanied by the BBC Symphony Chorus. With soprano Katerina Knezikova, mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnston, tenor Richard Samek and bass James Platt.2017-04-13T19:30:00+01002017-04-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
 
Britten SinfoniaBritten SinfoniaMark Padmore and Jacqueline Shave direct a performance of Bach's St John Passion to celebrate Good Friday.2017-04-14T18:00:00+01002017-04-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Britten Sinfonia
 
Julieta VenegasJulieta VenegasA stripped back accordion-led performance of some of the artist's best hits from her career, including Me Voy and Limon Y Sal.2017-04-18T19:30:00+01002017-04-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Julieta Venegas
 
ObsessionObsessionObsessionRenowned director Ivo van Hove takes on Visconti's Obsession this spring, forming one part of a three production Toneelgroep Amsterdam residency at the Barbican. The month-long adaptation of the powerful 1943 social drama will be the headline event of the takeover and the first Toneelgroep show to star British actors, with Jude Law in the role of t2017-04-19T19:45:00+01002017-05-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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event > Film Events > Film - Thriller
PRICING  £16-£60
DATES  19th April to 20th May 2017
Renowned director Ivo van Hove takes on Visconti's Obsession this spring, forming one part of a three production Toneelgroep Amsterdam residency at the Barbica... More about this event
 
Rambert School Of Ballet And Contemporary Dance: On With The DanceRambert School Of Ballet And Contemporary Dance: On With The DanceThe London Schools Symphony Orchestra accompany the dancers in a performance of Tchaikovsky's Suite from Sleeping Beauty, Copland's Appalachian Spring and three short works choreographed by students.2017-04-20T19:30:00+01002017-04-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Rambert School Of Ballet And Contemporary Dance: On With The Dance
 
Caetano Veloso & Teresa CristinaCaetano Veloso & Teresa CristinaCristina launches her album Canta Cartola inspired by the works of the poet Cartola followed by solo performance by Veloso and some duets, providing a mix of samba and bossa.2017-04-21T20:00:00+01002017-04-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Caetano Veloso & Teresa Cristina
 
National Youth Brass Band Of Great BritainNational Youth Brass Band Of Great BritainBramwell Tovey conducts a performance of Elgar's Howarth Mosaic, Edward Gregson's Symphony In Two Movements, John Ireland's Elegy From A Downland Suite, Denis Wright's Concerto For Cornet, the world premiere of Gavin Higgins's Dark Arteries, Bramwell Tovey's Lincoln Tunnel Cabaret, Joseph Turrin's Fandango, Joseph Horovitz's Ballet For Band and Luc2017-04-22T19:30:00+01002017-04-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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National Youth Brass Band Of Great Britain
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraFrancois-Xavier Roth conducts a performance of Debussy's Prelude A L'Apres-Midi D'un Faune, Bartok's Viola Concerto and Bruckner's Symphony No 4. With violist Antoine Tamestit.2017-04-23T19:00:00+01002017-04-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Doctor AtomicDoctor AtomicJohn Adams conducts his 2005 opera, telling the story of Dr J Robert Oppenheimer and the creation of the first atomic bomb. With the BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra and director Kenneth Richardson.2017-04-25T19:00:00+01002017-04-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Doctor Atomic
 
Picture This: The Music Photography Of Sheila RockPicture This: The Music Photography Of Sheila RockThis exhibition showcases a selection of the legendary photographer's work from Barenboim to U2 and from Rattle to Siouxsie Sioux.2017-04-26T09:30:00+01002017-07-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Picture This: The Music Photography Of Sheila Rock
 
Sound Unbound 2017: The Barbican Classical WeekenderSound Unbound 2017: The Barbican Classical WeekenderSomething to suit every musical palette. From innovative new commissions with the likes of Chilly Gonzales and Anna Meredith to some of the finest classical scores ever written, and performances from today's leading performers like Iestyn Davies and the LSO to BBC Young Musician 2016 Sheku Kanneh-Mason.2017-04-29T10:00:00+01002017-04-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Sound Unbound 2017: The Barbican Classical Weekender
 
Music In Twelve PartsMusic In Twelve PartsPhilip Glass's minimalist masterpiece is performed in full by an ensemble featuring musicians closely associated with Glass's music, led by James McVinnie and including Eliza McCarthy, Timo Andres, David Kaplan and more.2017-05-01T18:30:00+01002017-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Music In Twelve Parts
 
Islington Young MusiciansIslington Young MusiciansPupils aged eight to 16 perform an eclectic programme including traditional Brazilian samba, Nigerian lullabies, Katy Perry and Prokofiev's Peter And The Wolf.2017-05-02T18:00:00+01002017-05-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Islington Young Musicians
 
The Gold MedalThe Gold MedalThe Guildhall School's most prestigious prize for musicians. This year is the turn of the singers, who will perform a short programme with piano accompaniment followed by a second half of arias with the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dominic Wheeler.2017-05-05T19:00:00+01002017-05-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Gold Medal
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra: BBC Total Immersion Day: Edgard VareseBBC Symphony Orchestra: BBC Total Immersion Day: Edgard VareseSakari Oramo conducts a performance of a half dozen of Varese's finest scores for orchestra to round off the BBC Symphony Orchestra's 360-degree exploration of the maverick composer's works.2017-05-06T19:00:00+01002017-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra: BBC Total Immersion Day: Edgard Varese
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir Mark Elder conducts a performance of Mussorgsky's Prelude to Khovanshchina,2017-05-07T19:00:00+01002017-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Kyung Wha Chung: JS BachKyung Wha Chung: JS BachThe violinist performs Bach's Violin Sonata No 1 In G Minor, Violin Partita No 1 In B Minor, Violin Sonata No 2 In A Minor, Violin Partita No 2 In D Minor, Violin Sonata No 2 In C and Violin Partita No 3 In E.2017-05-10T19:00:00+01002017-05-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Kyung Wha Chung: JS Bach
 
Whyte Horses ExperienceWhyte Horses ExperienceEnigmatic psych group Whyte Horses are joined by a host of special guests for a kaleidoscopic journey through the world of their debut album, Pop Or Not. Join them on the trip; it's a collective experience, after all. With friends and family augmenting their ranks including La Roux, The Go! Team, Badly Drawn Boy, Josefin Ohrn, Stealing Sheep and St2017-05-11T20:00:00+01002017-05-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Whyte Horses Experience
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraSir Andrew Davis conducts a performance of Elgar's Enigma Variations and Bliss's The Beatitudes. With soprano Emily Birsan and tenor Ben Johnson.2017-05-12T19:30:00+01002017-05-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
 
SonghaiSonghaiWidely known as the world's greatest kora player, Toumani Diabate revisits Songhai, a collaborative project with members of leading Flamenco band Ketama.2017-05-13T20:00:00+01002017-05-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Songhai
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraViolinist Nikolaj Znaider conducts the orchestra for a performance of Mozart's Violin Concerto No 5 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 5.2017-05-14T19:00:00+01002017-05-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Kensington Symphony Orchestra: 60th Anniversary GalaKensington Symphony Orchestra: 60th Anniversary GalaRussell Keable conducts a performance of Matthew Taylor's Symphony No 4 (world premiere)2017-05-15T19:30:00+01002017-05-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Kensington Symphony Orchestra: 60th Anniversary Gala
 
Handel: AriodanteHandel: AriodanteHarry Bicket directs The English Concert from the harpsichord in a concert performance of Handel's opera, featuring Joyce DiDonato as Ariodante, Christiane Karg as Ginevra, Joelle Harvey as Dalinda, Sonia Prinaas as Polinesso, David Portillo as Lucanio and Matthew Brook as the King of Scotland.2017-05-16T19:00:00+01002017-05-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Handel: Ariodante
 
Philip Glass And Laurie Anderson - American StylePhilip Glass And Laurie Anderson - American StyleThe two artists collaborate in the creation of new music based around improvisation.2017-05-17T20:00:00+01002017-05-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Philip Glass And Laurie Anderson - American Style
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir Mark Elder conducts a performance of Vaughan Williams's Five Variants Of Dives And Lazarus, Brahms's Double Concerto and Holst's The Planets - Suite. With violinist Roman Simovic, cellist Tim Hugh and Ladies of the London Symphony Chorus.2017-05-18T19:30:00+01002017-05-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Brad Mehldau TrioBrad Mehldau TrioThe trio performs progressive jazz.2017-05-19T19:30:00+01002017-05-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Brad Mehldau Trio
 
SashaSashaSasha explores a more introspective side to his music in a special performance of his Late Night Tales release Scene Delete2017-05-20T20:00:00+01002017-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Sasha
 
KT TunstallKT TunstallThe Edinburgh-born singer-songwriter and musician performs pop-rock and folk songs.2017-05-22T19:30:00+01002017-05-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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KT Tunstall
 
London Symphony Orchestra: Mahler Symphony No 9London Symphony Orchestra: Mahler Symphony No 9The commanding presence of Bernard Haitink on the podium combines with London's Symphony Orchestra for a performance of this powerful symphonic masterpiece.2017-05-23T19:30:00+01002017-05-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra: Mahler Symphony No 9
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra: MessiaenBBC Symphony Orchestra: MessiaenSakari Oramo conducts a performance of Messiaen's L'Ascension and Turangalila Symphony. With pianist Steven Osborne.2017-05-24T19:30:00+01002017-05-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra: Messiaen
 
Darren Johnston: Zero PointDarren Johnston: Zero PointBritish choreographer and multi-disciplinary artist Darren Johnston explores the intersection of the spiritual and the scientific with minimalism and simplicity inspired by his time spent in Kochi, Japan. Creating a seamless fusion between visual arts, theatre and dance he merges choreography with architectural projections and an ambient score by e2017-05-25T19:45:00+01002017-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Darren Johnston: Zero Point
 
Manana Cuba: A Night Of Afro-Cuban CollaborationsManana Cuba: A Night Of Afro-Cuban CollaborationsEastern-Cuban folkloric masters Ache Meyi and Obbatuke showcase their original collaborations with Plaid and Soundspecies, while crafting a world premiere performance alongside DJ Tennis and trumpet virtuoso, Yelfris Valdes.2017-05-26T19:30:00+01002017-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Manana Cuba: A Night Of Afro-Cuban Collaborations
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraBernard Haitink conducts a performance of Bruckner's Te Deum and Symphony No 9. With soprano Sally Matthews and London Symphony Chorus.2017-05-28T19:00:00+01002017-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
David HelfgottDavid HelfgottHelfgott brings his inimitable style of performing to Rachmaninov, Bach and Beethoven. Helfgott has had a career-long relationship with Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto, and this performance presents a rare opportunity to hear it in its version for two pianos, performed with by Rhodri Clarke.2017-05-29T19:30:00+01002017-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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David Helfgott
 
Madeleine PeyrouxMadeleine PeyrouxThe singer performs as part of a trio with Jon Herington and Barak Mori, following the release of her album Secular Hymns.2017-05-31T19:30:00+01002017-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Madeleine Peyroux
 
Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science FictionInto The Unknown: A Journey Through Science FictionSome of the most experimental works of all time, bringing together artists, designers, filmmakers, SFX specialists and musicians and writers and showcasing items such as Ray Harryhausen's dinosaurs to Ridley Scott's iconic Alien.2017-06-03T10:00:00+01002017-09-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
 
Monteverdi VespersMonteverdi VespersLive Music, Choir.2017-06-23T19:30:00+01002017-06-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Monteverdi Vespers
 
Basquiat: Boom for RealBasquiat: Boom for RealThis September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom for Real draws from international museums and private collections to showcase the work of the pioneering prodigy of the downtown New York art scene, who came to the media's attention in 1978 when he teamed up wi2017-09-21T00:00:00+01002018-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING  Standard £16, concession £12
DATES  21st September 2017 to 28th January 2018
VENUE  Barbican Art Gallery 
This September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom for Real draws from ... More about this event
 
Singcircle: Stockhausen: Stimmung & Cosmic PulsesSingcircle: Stockhausen: Stimmung & Cosmic PulsesFor the 10th anniversary of Stockhausen's death, Singcircle and some of the composer's closest associates perform two of his defining masterpieces.2017-11-20T19:30:00+00002017-11-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Singcircle: Stockhausen: Stimmung & Cosmic Pulses
 
Afro Celt Sound SystemAfro Celt Sound SystemThe three-piece present their fusion of modern electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish and West African music.2017-11-21T19:30:00+00002017-11-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Afro Celt Sound System
 
 
 

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Nina Raine examines the topical and controversial subject of Consent in her latest play. Staged at the National Theatre in ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 1st April 2017 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 11 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Indhu Rubasingham directs the UK premiere staging of award-winning American playwright Lindsey Ferrentino's brutally funny drama about an Afghanistan war ...More

 
Consent
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National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre 11 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Roger Michell's directs Nina Raine's provocative and painfully funny drama about two friends, who find themselves on opposite sides of ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Doon Street Car Park 13 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

A life-size Batmobile, built from half a million LEGO bricks, is just one of the 120 models on display in ...More

 
Nick Clegg Mp To Deliver Tom Olsen Lecture At St Bride's
Exhibitions | On 29th March 2017 

St Bride's Church 15 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

BMW Tate Live Exhibition: Ten Days Six Nights
BMW Tate Live Exhibition: Ten Days Six Nights
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

A combination of installation, performance, film, video, sound, and talks over a period of ten days transforms the Tate Modern ...More

 
The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection
The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection
Exhibitions | Until 7th May 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

A collection of modernist photography brought together by Sir Elton John over the past twenty-five years, with works by notable ...More

 
BMW Tate Live: Dear Guests...
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

In March 2017 Tate Modern presents the first in a sequence of annual Live Exhibitions. This new exhibition format is ...More

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64 Bits: An exhibition of the Web's lost past
Exhibitions | From 21st April 

Here East Olympic Park

Here East is giving you the chance to delve into the early days of the internet with 64 Bits: An exhibition of the Web's lost past....More

Cocktails In The City - Spring Edition
Foodie Events | From 1st April 

One Marylebone

Gathering the world's finest barmen and mixologists, from the city's 5 star hotels to its hidden basement bars, Cocktails In The City brings together a selection of London's ...More

The Big Egg Hunt at Pop Brixton
The Big Egg Hunt at Pop Brixton
Seasonal | On 16th April 

Pop Brixton

Easter Weekend is the perfect excuse for a ...More

 
The Luna Cinema: Crystal Palace Park
Film Events | From 24th June 

Crystal Palace Park

The Luna Cinema comes to Crystal Palace Park for one weekend in June....More

The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - Dreamgirls
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - Dreamgirls
Film Events | On 14th June 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Victoria Embankment Gardens becomes an outdoor cinema at ...More

 
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - Big
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - Big
Film Events | On 21st June 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Victoria Embankment Gardens becomes an outdoor cinema at ...More

 
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - The Princess Bride
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - The Princess Bride
Film Events | From 2nd August 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Victoria Embankment Gardens becomes an outdoor cinema at ...More

 
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - The Big Lebowski
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - The Big Lebowski
Film Events | On 19th September 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Victoria Embankment Gardens becomes an outdoor cinema at ...More

 
Mitridate, re di Ponto
Concerts | From 7th July 

Royal Opera House

Mozart's fourth opera, premiered when he was 14, is back on Jean Racine's story of jealous love and political intrigue....More

Picturehouse Travelling Cinema
Film Events | Until 6th April 

Ealing Filmworks

Picturehouse Travelling Cinema comes to Ealing Filmworks from 23rd March to 6th April 2017, ahead of the permanent Picturehouse cinema opening here in 2019....More

Ealing Filmworks
Ealing Filmworks
Entertainment 

In December 2016 construction of the Ealing Filmworks development began confirming the long-awaited cinema, operated ...More

 
Dandy
Dandy
Dining 

Following a successful pop-up restaurant in a shipping container in London Fields, Daniel Wilson and ...More

 
The Commercial
The Commercial
Drinking 

Herne Hill pub blending the relaxed vibe of nearby Dulwich Village and the party feel ...More

 
Rick Stein, Barnes
Rick Stein, Barnes
Dining 

Rick Stein, famous for his fish restaurants, comes to the capital for the first time, ...More

 
Vintage Borough
Vintage Borough
Dining 

Overlooking London's historic Borough Market, Vintage Borough restaurant serves guests small European plates and sharing ...More

 
parlez
parlez
Dining 

Friends Matt who runs The White Horse pub in Brixton and Louis who works for ...More

 
Lupins
Lupins
Dining 

Named after the English garden flower, Lupins is a fusion of British and global flavours ...More

 
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Drinking 

Smart yet informal all-day cafe, bar and wine shop with around 1,000 wines from all ...More

 
Trawler Trash
Dining 

Originally home to the oldest fish and chip shop in London, Trawler Trash on Islington's Upper Street is re-invigorating the great British tradition....More

Machiya
Dining 

Japanese restaurant Machiya is by the people behind critically acclaimed Kanada-Ya....More

London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th March
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th March
Article 

Make the most of your precious time ...More

 
New Hotels in London 2019
New Hotels in London 2019
Article 

Robert De Niro's Covent Garden luxury boutique hotel, The Wellington Hotel, opens in 2019, brought ...More

 
London 2017: Theatre (January to June)
Article 

Damian Lewis, Imelda Staunton and Griff Rhys Jones tread the boards in London's West End in 2017. Discover the hottest theatre tickets in town with our top ...More

 
 
 
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