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BBC Symphony Orchestra/Oramo
BBC SO Chief Conductor Sakari Oramo launches the 2016-17 season with a UK premiere from Brett Dean and Richard Strauss’s extravagant tone poem.
28 Sep 16 / Hall
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Marouane Hajji + Master Musicians of Jajouka led by Bachir Attar
A double bill of mystical music from Morocco, showing off two very different musical traditions from the same country.
Part of: Transcender
29 Sep 16 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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Kathleen Ferrier: Whattalife!
A new play performed by Lucy Stevens with musical accompaniment, Whattalife! tells the story of one of Britain's phenomenal women of the 20th century: Kathleen Ferrier – from her debut as a singer in 1940 and her meteoric rise to her tragic death in 1953. Part of the Alumni Recital Series.
Part of: Milton Court Concert Hall events
30 Sep 16 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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James Holden & Maalem Houssam Guinia + Etienne Jaumet & Sonic Boom: The La Monte Young Project
Two new projects explore global influences on electronic music, finding a common thread between different world music traditions.
Part of: Transcender
30 Sep 16 / LSO St Luke’s
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Zarah Hussain: Numina
Lose yourself in the mesmerising, shifting patterns of Zarah Hussain’s sculptural installation Numina - a piece that takes the artform of Islamic geometry and adds a whole new dimension to it.
1 Oct 16 - 9 Nov 16 / Barbican Foyers
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Parissa + Meshk Ensemble
From the serene and beautiful to the hypnotic and physical, this concert brings together two very different interpretations of the poetry of Rumi, the 13th-century Persian scholar and mystic whose work had a huge impact on Islamic culture and spiritual Sufi music.
Part of: Transcender
1 Oct 16 / Hall
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