Sun 1 Sep 2019
–Tue 31 Aug 2021
Barbican Presents brings some of the greatest international classical artists, orchestras and ensembles to London, in a stimulating and eclectic mix of classical, contemporary, and Baroque music.
The London Symphony Orchestra was established in 1904 and has a unique ethos and an inimitable signature sound. It has been the Resident Orchestra at the Barbican since the Centre opened in 1982.
The backbone of the BBC Proms and one of the UK's finest orchestras, the BBC SO performs a thrilling, distinctive range of music, from works at the heart of classical music to contemporary premieres.
The Academy of Ancient Music brings to life music from Monteverdi to Mozart in the way it was first intended to be heard.
Famed for its dazzling musicianship and thrilling programmes, Britten Sinfonia is unique in not having a principal conductor or director, choosing instead to focus on its virtuoso musicians.
Sun 22 Sep 2019
–Thu 28 May 2020
To celebrate 250 years since his birth, we gather the world’s finest musicians in a year-long exploration of classical music’s most mythologised genius: the music, the man, and his place in our time.
Mon 21 Oct 2019
–Thu 14 May 2020
Alison Balsom is infinitely more than just our finest living trumpeter. As Milton Court Artist-in-Residence she salutes Miles Davis, and brings baroque London back to teeming, unquenchable life.
Wed 13 Nov 2019
–Wed 26 May 2021
Come to a Half Six Fix for a burst of music with the London Symphony Orchestra to kick-start your evening.
Mon 18 Nov 2019
–Tue 31 Mar 2020
The dazzling pianist takes centre-stage for four concerts showcasing her incredible skill and artistry.
Fri 14 Feb 2020
–Fri 2 Jul 2021
The Barbican is proud to be a part of ECHO, the European Concert Halls Organisation – which collaborates each year to give Europe’s brightest young musical stars a truly international platform.
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