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Barbican Presents 2017–18

Barbican Presents brings the best international artists and orchestras to London. 

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London Symphony Orchestra 2017–18

The LSO 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.

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LSO Wildcard Tickets

Experience the LSO for less with Wildcard tickets, a new discount ticket option for all London Symphony Orchestra main season evening concerts.

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BBC Radio 3 Concerts

BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concerts take place at 1pm on various Thursdays throughout the year and feature the finest chamber music performances from established performers and up-and-coming artists alike.

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BBC Singers 2017–18

The BBC Singers hold a unique position in British musical life. Performing everything from Byrd to Birtwistle, Tallis to Takemitsu, their versatility is second to none.

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Academy of Ancient Music 2017–18

The Academy of Ancient Music engages audiences across the world with historically informed performances of Baroque and Classical music.

ECHO Rising Stars 2017–18

ECHO Rising Stars 2017–18

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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Bach Weekend

'Soar joyfully on high!' A weekend celebration of this most influential of composers and his family; music to truly gladden the heart.

Guildhall School Chamber Music Festival

Guildhall School Chamber Music Festival

Guildhall’s new Chamber Music Festival features performances from some of the School’s most accomplished chamber groups and collaborations with renowned performers from the chamber music faculty.