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Nils Frahm

Music for London

Nils Frahm standing between two red curtains, wearing a flat cap with a black hoodie

The pioneering composer-producer-pianist performs his new project Music For London.

Part of a worldwide tour in which each show is dedicated to each city, Nils presents to London brand-new material that moves between the worlds of experimental, neo-classical, ambient and electronica.

Redefining the space between classical and electronic music, Nils Frahm’s unconventional approach to the piano, played contemplatively and intimately, and his sonic alchemy of ambient textures and atmospheric electronica, has won him many fans around the world. Nils has always had a home at the Barbican, selling out headline concerts since 2014 and curating a weekend of music, film and art in 2016’s Possibly Colliding.

Nils has recently launched his own label LEITER with his manager Felix Grimm – and during the Covid-19 lockdown, they released Old Friends New Friends, a selection of solo piano tracks from twelve years of his archives.

Tagged with: Contemporary music

An extra afternoon performance has been added for 3pm Sat 13 Jul. Tickets go on sale to the public Fri 12 Jan at 10am.

The end time for this concert will be added here closer to the performance date. 

Produced by the Barbican in association with Bird on the Wire

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