Sound Unbound 2017

The Barbican Classical Weekender

29 - 30 April 2017 / 10:00
Barbican Centre

Sunday Highlights


11am – midnight

London Symphony Orchestra: The Music of John Williams
The legendary film composer is celebrated by the orchestra who originally recorded many of his scores

Alison Balsom & Britten Sinfonia
Alison Balsom and Timo Andres join forces with the Britten Sinfonia for Rhapsody in Blue and Miles Davis’s Sketches of Spain

The Samuelsens: Nordic Noir
Delve into the atmospheric musical world of The Killing, Borgen and The Bridge with the Norwegian string duo

Anna Meredith in the Curve
A site-specific piece for our Curve Gallery composed by ‘one of the most innovative minds in modern British music’ (Pitchfork)

Gabriela Montero
The Venezuelan virtuoso pianist tackles some of the great silent comedy films with live improvisation

Academy of Ancient Music
Handel's joyous Water Music fills the Barbican Hall

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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