Presented in a fun and informative way, LSO Family Concerts feature music based on a theme and offer the chance for everyone to get involved by playing or singing along with audience participation.
Discover the ancient story of Prince Rama and Princess Sita with the LSO. As told in the Indian epic, the Ramayana, Rama and Sita’s story is celebrated by many people every year during Diwali.
Hear this fascinating story retold through music from Handel to A R Rahman, featuring orchestral favourites from the London Symphony Orchestra alongside music showcasing traditional Indian instruments. Presented by Sita Thomas, with special guests Kuljit Bhamra on tabla, Jonathan Mayer on sitar and Joley Cragg on Indian percussion.
Please note that a photographer will be taking photos and videos of this event and the pre-concert activities. If you have any concerns, or would like to be excluded from any photography, please speak to a member of staff on the day or email [email protected] at least 48 hours before the concert.
This performance will end at approximately 3.45pm.
Illustration by Christopher Corr
Produced by the London Symphony Orchestra
£4 booking fee per online/phone transaction.
No fee when tickets are booked in person.
Booking fees are per transaction and not per ticket. If your booking contains several events the highest booking fee will apply. The booking fee may be reduced on certain events. Members do not pay booking fees.
The Barbican Hall is located within the main Barbican building. Head to Level G and follow the signs to find your seating level.
Silk Street, London
The Barbican is widely accessible by bus, tube, train and by foot or bicycle. Plan your journey and find more route information in ‘Your Visit’ or book your car parking space in advance.
Spaces for wheelchair users in row U at the rear of the stalls (up to sixteen, depth of row 180cm) and the back row of the circle (four), both with fold-down companion seats. Some seats in row S of the stalls for people with very limited mobility.
Assistance dogs may be taken into the concert hall where there are a limited number of suitable seats in row G of the stalls. If you prefer, you may leave your dog with a member of the cloakroom staff during the performance.
There is an induction loop in the concert hall. You can use this by adjusting your hearing aid to the ‘T’ setting.