This is Rattle
Ten days of celebrations marking the arrival of Sir Simon Rattle as Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra and Artist-in-Association at the Barbican and Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle: Faust
From selling your soul to the devil to finding salvation – Sir Simon Rattle ventures through Berlioz's tempestuous oratorio, The Damnation of Faust.
This is Rattle: Adès
An evening of music by living composers, personally chosen by Thomas Adès to celebrate the arrival of Sir Simon Rattle at the LSO.
This is Rattle: Helen Grime
The British composer Helen Grime celebrates Sir Simon Rattle’s arrival with a personally curated programme of her own music and its inspirations.
London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle: Stravinsky
An authority on Stravinsky, Sir Simon Rattle continues the 2017–18 season opening celebrations with three of the composer’s revolutionary ballets.
BBC Radio 3 Artist Spotlight: Esther Yoo
BBC Radio 3 places the spotlight on violinist Esther Yoo, a former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, as part of its residency during September’s This is Rattle celebrations.
This is Rattle: Birtwistle
Ancient and modern meet in an intriguing programme that folds time back across the centuries, juxtaposing Varèse, Machaut, Byrd and Birtwistle.