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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists – Autumn 2018

The LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists recital series sees senior musicians from Guildhall School take to the Barbican stage before LSO concerts with free performances of complementary repertoire.

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BBC Singers 2018–19

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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ACO: International Associate at Milton Court

An ensemble bursting with creative energy, that thrives on the unexpected, and is led by a daredevil music director – the Australian Chamber Orchestra are our International Associate at Milton Court.

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Darbar Festival 2018

Darbar Festival 2018 brings the best of Indian classical music to the Barbican. Combining breath-taking improvisation with masterful technique this music is designed to stir, thrill and inspire.

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Il Pomo d’Oro: Featured International Baroque Ensemble

The sensational Italian ensemble perform Handel's SerseAgrippina – starring Joyce DiDonato – and two Baroque instrumental concerts as our Featured International Baroque Ensemble.

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For the Fallen: Marking the First World War Centenary

100 years since the guns of the First World War fell silent, For the Fallen looks to a future haunted and shaped by the past, with a series of concerts bridging the century between then and now.

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Britten Sinfonia 2018–19

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.

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BBC SO Total Immersion: In Remembrance World War I

The heart of the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s World War One centenary tributes is this weekend of performances, screenings and talks inspired by the events of 1914-1918.

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Roderick Williams: Milton Court Artist-in-Residence

We celebrate one of our most engaging living musicians in all his aspects: as a composer, dramatic collaborator and, of course, as an incomparably generous and perceptive singer.

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Raymond Gubbay Christmas Festival 2018

Celebrate the Yuletide season this year with a wide range of festive classics, popular songs and rousing film scores.