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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.

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


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


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


Joyce DiDonato Artist Spotlight
 
One of the best loved vocalists of our age, Joyce DiDonato, is the subject of this season's Artist Spotlight. 'The perfect 21st-century diva' (New York Times)


New York Philharmonic Residency 2015
 
'Is this the future of the American Orchestra? Let's hope so' (The New York Times)

Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic present a series of dynamic concerts, from a sumptuous programme of late-Romantic showpieces to an innovative staging of Stravinsky’s Petrushka with theatre company Giants Are Small.



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


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


Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15
 
The Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live transmissions will feature ten operas in the 2014-15 season, including all six new productions in the Met season


Barbican Presents 2015-2016
 
Barbican Presents 2015-2016


London Symphony Orchestra 2015-16
 
Barbican Resident Orchestra


Renée Fleming Artist Spotlight 2015-2016
 



BBC Symphony Orchestra 2015–16
 
Barbican Associate Orchestra


Academy of Ancient Music 2015-16
 
Barbican Associate Ensemble


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


Britten Sinfonia 2015–16
 
Barbican Associate Ensemble