Sound Unbound 2017

The Barbican Classical Weekender

29 - 30 April 2017 / 10:00
Barbican Centre

Saturday Highlights

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All sessions are subject to change. Sessions have limited capacity and are on a first-come first-served basis.

11am – midnight

Chilly Gonzales & Britten Sinfonia
The all-round entertainer and piano virtuoso headlines Saturday night, with Britten Sinfonia conducted by Jules Buckley

BBC Symphony Orchestra- The Firebird: Symphonic Cinema
Stravinsky’s compelling ballet score is brought to life with a specially created film on the big screen

Iestyn Davies
Get up close and intimate with the ethereal voice of Iestyn Davies, one of the world’s most glorious countertenors, alongside lutenist Thomas Dunford

Kanneh-Mason Trio
BBC Young Musician 2016 winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason on cello is joined by his talented siblings on violin and piano

Timo Andres & David Kaplan
Stravinsky’s shocking score reworked for two pianos in the hands of two of the finest young pianists working today

Gabriel Prokofiev & Nonclassical
The club night featuring the best in contemporary classical, experimental and electronic music makes a special detour to close our Saturday night
Consortium5 / Ben Vince / Special Guest: Mari Samuelsen / Cecilia Bignall / Gabriel Prokofiev


Highlights across the weekend

Angel Blue

BBC Singers: Choral in The Curve and Sven Helbig

Scottish Ensemble play the Goldberg Variations

Silent Opera in the Conservatory: Carmen Remastered

Pit Sessions in association with Boiler Room: Calder Quartet, Liam Byrne, Ensemble Nevermind

Street Orchestra of London

All sessions subject to change


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Into the Unknown
3 Jun 17 - 1 Sep 17 / The Curve
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Crimp 1, 2,3 & 4
9 - 14 Oct 17 / Milton Court Studio
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Architecture on Stage: Tom de Paor
4 Oct 17 / Frobisher Auditorium 1
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