Saved events

MusicalBasics

A Transcendental Experience

Black and white photo of Lionel Yu playing a grand piano

Expect surprises as pianist Lionel Yu, AKA YouTube sensation MusicalBasics, makes his UK debut in a thrilling concert of original works, new arrangements and remixes of popular classical pieces.

Ever wondered what happens when Dubstep meets Beethoven’s famous Moonlight Sonata? Or heard Vivaldi’s virtuosic Four Seasons violin solo given the drum and bass treatment? One thing is certain, MusicalBasics guarantees emotions of epic proportions. In a mix of solo piano, epic backing tracks and virtuosic arrangements, he leads us through classical favourites and a selection of original works from his two-volume album MusicalStories, starting with his piece, Rolling Thunder.
 
Known for epic remixes, emotional original songs, and unlikely genre combinations, MusicalBasics isn’t afraid to perform the unexpected. With over one million subscribers on his YouTube channel and hailed as ‘brave’ and ‘bonkers’ by Classic FM, MusicalBasics is a viral sensation with over a hundred million views on his Youtube videos.

Tagged with: Classical music

Promoted by MusicalBasics Productions

£10

Aged 14–25? Join Young Barbican for free.

Subject to availability

Wheelchair spaces and free companion seats may now be booked online. 

Please select the relevant preferences on the access registration page during your booking so we can provide you with the correct information and discounts.

Booking a wheelchair space: Select a seat displaying the wheelchair user icon and then select wheelchair user ticket type. The ticket will be priced at the lowest price for that event. If you need an essential companion, please select the click the E icon next to the wheelchair space you have selected. 

Booking essential companion tickets: Please select at least two tickets and one of them will be automatically discounted to zero in the basket. 

Booking British Sign Language or Captioned Seats: Select seats in the area appropriate to your needs.

*Excludes £3 booking fee

See our music programme for less

Save on tickets for our live broadcast concerts, and pay no booking fees, ever.

Hall