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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.

Mozart in London
 
Classical Opera’s Mozart in London series features concerts, talks and events as part of a ground-breaking, twenty-seven year project: MOZART 250, exploring the composer’s music and influences from his first symphony, written at age eight, to his death in 1791.


City of London Festival 2015
 
Each summer the City of London Festival brings the City's unique buildings and outdoor spaces to life with an extensive artistic programme of music, performance arts, comedy, debates, film, walks, tours and talks, establishing itself as one of the UK's leading arts events.


Barbican Presents 2015-2016
 
Barbican Presents 2015-2016


London Symphony Orchestra 2015-2016
 
London Symphony Orchestra 2015-2016


BBC Symphony Orchestra 2015–2016
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra 2015–2016


Academy of Ancient Music 2015-2016
 
Academy of Ancient Music 2015-16


Britten Sinfonia 2015–2016
 
Britten Sinfonia 2015–2016


Renée Fleming Artist Spotlight 2015-2016
 



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


Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker
 
Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker
The London Residency 2015




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


New York Philharmonic 2015
 
For their second Barbican International Associate Residency, Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic bring three programmes including a sumptuous concert of late-Romantic orchestral showpieces, an innovative staged performance of Stravinsky’s Petrushka with Giants Are Small, and a concert from their cutting-edge contemporary CONTACT! series.


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


Barbican Presents 2014–2015
25 September 2014 - 6 June 2015
Barbican Presents 2014–2015


Joyce DiDonato Artist Spotlight 2014–2015
 
One of the best loved vocalists of our age, Joyce DiDonato, is the subject of this season's Artist Spotlight. Opening with an exuberant evening of bel canto opera and closing with a glittering concert with the New York Philharmonic, the series takes in Handel’s Alcina and an intimate chamber recital and masterclass in Milton Court along the way.


BBC Symphony Orchestra 2014–2015
24 September 2014 - 23 May 2015
BBC Symphony Orchestra 2014–2015


London Symphony Orchestra 2014–2015
21 September 2014 - 5 July 2015
London Symphony Orchestra 2014–2015


Britten Sinfonia 2014–2015
28 September 2014 - 6 June 2015



Academy of Ancient Music 2014-15
4 October 2014 - 7 July 2015
Academy of Ancient Music 2014-15