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a colour photo close up of Sona Jobarteh performing live
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Contemporary music

Sona Jobarteh

Africa’s first female Griot Kora virtuoso and singer, Sona Jobarteh creates a fine blend of traditional music, blues and Afropop.

black and white photo of Alpha Mist sitting in a tube carriage, he is wearing a big coat and a beanie hat, with a neutral expression
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Contemporary music

Alfa Mist

Producer, pianist and bandleader Alfa Mist takes us on a sonic journey that melds beat-making with jazz composition.

a colour photo of Taylor Mac in festive drag reclining over an armchair against a green backdrop
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Contemporary music Theatre & dance

Taylor Mac: Holiday Sauce... Booster!

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Christmas as calamity! Holiday traditions are turned riotously on their head by the inimitable Taylor Mac, who manifests a joyous community spirit to celebrate the season in all of its dysfunction.

Group of Young Barbican members at workshop
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Art & design Contemporary music Talks & workshops Tours & public spaces

Young Barbican Holiday Party

Young Barbican

Let's come together and celebrate the end of the year with a variety of workshops and a roller skating party across Level G. 

a balck and white composite photo of the artists performing
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Contemporary music

Barbican x Boiler Room

Boiler Room curates an evening of contemporary UK live music with performances by six rising stars, streamed from the Barbican Hall.

Digital artwork of swirling blue waves
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Classical music Contemporary music

London Contemporary Orchestra: 24

The endlessly inventive London Contemporary Orchestra perform one of their biggest live undertakings to date: a continuous 24 hour concert.

a colour photo of DakhaBrakha wearing traditional Ukrainian clothing against a plain grey backdrop
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Contemporary music

DakhaBrakha

Global music quartet DakhaBrakha perform Ukrainian folk music with an air of theatricality.

a wide shot of the LAGC performing on a concert stage
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Contemporary music

London African Gospel Choir perform Paul Simon’s Graceland

Thirty-five years after the release of Paul Simon's iconic Graceland, the London African Gospel Choir perform an astounding rendition.

Homayoun Sakhi playing the rubâb
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Classical music Contemporary music

Songs of Hope: A Benefit Concert for Afghanistan

Two musicians inspired by traditional music of the region, perform an invigorating improvised collaboration in a concert to raise awareness and funds for the Afghanistan crisis.

colour photo of Maria Schneider wearing a black jacket
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Contemporary music

Maria Schneider Orchestra

Maria Schneider returns to the Barbican with her eighteen-piece jazz orchestra, performing their new album, the Pulitzer Prize Finalist Data Lords – a rallying cry against Big Data.