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Barbican music hosts a wide range of festivals and seasons throughout the year. See below for the exciting range on offer.

New events announced...
 
Here's what’s coming up at the Barbican over the next year.


Contemporary Music events
 
From electronic beats to legendary jazz, global masters and new music - we're bringing it all to London


Barbican Presents 2014–2015
 
Barbican Presents is the Barbican’s curated classical season comprising the very best international ensembles and artists


Mountains and Waves
 
Mountains and Waves: Bryce Dessner and New American Music


Barbican Presents 2015-2016
 
Barbican Presents 2015-2016


Boulez at 90
 
A celebration of the work of one of the 21st-century's most innovative composers.


Station to Station: A 30 Day Happening
 
Doug Aitken’s ‘living exhibition’ takes over the Centre this summer.


Beyond Barbican
 
This summer, we present Barking Town Square Street Party and Walthamstow Garden Party. These free events feature music, theatre, arts & crafts, food and family activity.


Moog Concordance
 
Celebrate all things synth with the Moog Concordance


New live music and film experiences
 
New live music and film experiences


London Symphony Orchestra 2014–15
 
Barbican Resident Orchestra


BBC Symphony Orchestra 2014–15
 
Barbican Associate Orchestra


Academy of Ancient Music 2014-15
 
Barbican Associate Ensemble


Jazz at Lincoln Center International Associate Residency 2016
 
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra return for their fourth international associate residency.


Britten Sinfonia 2014–15
 
Barbican Associate Ensemble


French artists
 
French artists at the Barbican supported by the Institut français


City of London Festival 2015
 
Every summer for the past 53 years, The City of London Festival animates the square mile’s unique buildings and outdoor spaces with an extensive artistic programme of music, theatre, contemporary circus, stand-up comedy, film, children’s theatre, walks, talks and tours with more than 100 ticketed performances and a further 100 free events.


Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season
 
We are delighted to bring you selected live screenings from the Royal Opera House


London Symphony Orchestra 2015-16
 
Barbican Resident Orchestra


Renée Fleming Artist Spotlight 2015-2016
 



Gewandhausorchester Leipzig Residency 2015-16
 
One of Europe’s longest established orchestras present their third Barbican residency with a series of concerts devoted to the tone-poems of Richard Strauss, including a special new commission for families.


BBC Symphony Orchestra 2015–16
 
Barbican Associate Orchestra


Academy of Ancient Music 2015-16
 
Barbican Associate Ensemble


Britten Sinfonia 2015–16
 
Barbican Associate Ensemble