The Third Orchestra

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Imagine an orchestra without boundaries, with players from all over the world drawing from a wealth of global musical traditions and languages – and discover The Third Orchestra.

Following a week of intensive workshops, a new ensemble present their first performances, from formal structure, to improvisation, to electronica. Peter Wiegold is the catalyst, filling the intimate underground setting of the Pit with music that transcends genre, creating its own landscape of sonic exploration and groove, and pulling together the talents of individual voices such as Hyelim Kim, Alice Zawadzki, Max Baillie and Shri.

A keen musical explorer, Wiegold has engaged with numerous forms of non-Western music-making across his career, and has worked musicians as diverse as folk singer Sam Lee, the Chinese Silk String Quartet, and musicians from Uzbekistan for a project with BBC Proms. Currently, Peter is the director of freewheeling performance venue Club Inégales welcoming many different musicians to collaborate with his band.

Presented by the Barbican

Produced by Club Inégales


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No booking fee. Subject to availability.

£8 per ticket. Call the Groups line on 020 7382 7211. 1 free teacher’s ticket is available for every 10 students.

Buy ten or more tickets and save 20%. Call the Groups line on 020 7382 7211. 

Under 16
Half-price tickets for under 16s. Proof of age required on collection.

Visitors with access requirements who have joined our Access Membership scheme may be eligible for reductions on tickets. Click here for more info on our Access Membership scheme. Please inform the Box Office of your access requirements when booking, and our staff will advise you on seating, pricing, car parking and our facilities. For Minicom facilities, call 07710 854 085.

Corporate Discounts
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Discounts are not available on lowest price tickets and are subject to availability. Discounts do not apply to associated talks, films or workshops. They cannot be combined to make greater savings.

*Excludes £3 booking fee


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