Classical Music 2016–17
A year of concerts spanning music from the Baroque to now and – with names like Jonas Kaufmann, Sir Simon Rattle and Joyce DiDonato – one unrivalled in its star-quality.

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

Possibly Colliding: a weekend curated by Nils Frahm
Join us for a weekend of music that brings together producers, composers and performers from across the globe, led by pianist and composer Nils Frahm

Reich, Glass, Adams: The Sounds that Changed America
In postwar America, one generation of composers transformed music and opened a path to its future. This season reports from the front-line of a revolution that's still in progress.

Ecstatic, devotional and psychedelic music from across the globe

EFG London Jazz Festival
12 - 20 November 2016
EFG London Jazz Festival

Steve Reich at 80 Weekend
5 - 6 November 2016
As Steve Reich turns 80, we celebrate this godfather of minimalism with a weekend of concerts.

Richard Tognetti: Milton Court Artist in Residence
‘An anarchist with a chamber orchestra.’ That’s how The Guardian described Richard Tognetti: conductor, leader, virtuoso violinist and free-spirited musical provocateur.

Perahia plays Beethoven
A complete concerto-cycle performed by piano royalty.

Gerald Finley: Featured Artist
The bass-baritone showcases his magnificent, authorative voice in everything from Tosti to contemporary commissions.

The Kaufmann Residency
When The Guardian described Jonas Kaufmann as the world’s ‘greatest living tenor’, few disagreed. His residency here will be one of the UK’s musical highlights of 2017.

London Symphony Orchestra 2015-16
Barbican Resident Orchestra

Milton Court Concert Hall
What's On

Guildhall School of Music & Drama's Milton Court plays host to one of London's finest concert halls, located within the wider Barbican campus, and a superb year-round programme of contemporary and classical music.

Barbican Presents 2016–17
Our own curated Classical Music season of international artists, bringing the best musicians to the heart of London

London Symphony Orchestra 2016–17
Our Resident Orchestra is one of the finest orchestras in the world, and their season stars conductors and soloists of international renown.

BBC Symphony Orchestra 2016–17
Led by Chief Conductor Sakari Oramo, our Associate Orchestra are a pioneering group who perform a thrilling range of classical music, from the heart of the repertoire to contemporary premieres.

Academy of Ancient Music 2016–17
The period instrument ensemble, associate here at the Barbican, play music as the composer intended and this season that includes Purcell, Mozart and more.

Britten Sinfonia 2016–17
Our Associate Ensemble's season continues their inspired approach to concert programming, which makes bold connections across 400 years of music.

Royal Opera House Live
26 September 2016 - 28 June 2017
We are delighted to bring you selected live screenings from the Royal Opera House

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

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