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London Symphony Orchestra/Rattle

Beethoven Piano Concerto Marathon

Pianist Krystian Zimerman

Zimerman, Rattle and Beethoven: three great names, and five superb piano concertos, in one remarkable concert. The unquestioned highlight of this year of Beethoven celebrations.

Over three concerts, Sir Simon Rattle and the revered Polish pianist Krystian Zimerman have played all five of Beethoven’s piano concertos. Now they perform them all in one marathon concert. From the youthful first to the mighty ‘Emperor’, this is a real one-off: an unprecedented meeting of great musical minds.

That’s no exaggeration: the unique rapport between Zimerman and Sir Simon is based upon years of shared ideals and mutual respect. Gramophone described their partnership as ‘a thing of wonder’, praising their ‘thrilling sense of purpose’. Crucially, neither of them ever forgets that Beethoven is bigger than both of them, making this unprecedented, unrepeatable concert a worthy tribute to Beethoven at the end of this, his 250th anniversary year.

The performance is expected to finish around 9.30pm, including two intervals. Please note the earlier start time. 

Part of Beethoven 250 at the Barbican

£5*

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£10/15*

LSO Wildcard tickets guarantee you entry to the concert, but you won’t know your seat until the evening of the performance.

Book early for the best price – following an initial release, available Wildcards may rise in price from £10 to £15.

Tickets subject to availability, max two per person per concert.
Wildcards must be exchanged for valid concert tickets at the stalls box office on the evening of the performance – your seat will be allocated then. Cannot guarantee that two tickets purchased at the same time will be seated next to each other. Online booking only.
Cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. 

*Excludes £3 booking fee

Barbican Hall