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Classical music Contemporary music

Live from the Barbican

Enjoy the full Barbican Music experience from the comfort of your home as we live-stream concerts from incredible artists across the worlds of classical, jazz, contemporary and more.

A Jean Dubuffet painting
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Art & design Cinema Talks & workshops Tours & public spaces

Jean Dubuffet Public Programme

Learn more about the life and work of French artist Jean Dubuffet, the subject of our summer exhibition Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty.

A sepia photograph of a group of six members of Matrix
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Art & design Talks & workshops Tours & public spaces

How We Live Now Events Programme

Explore our multi-layered project, How We Live Now: Reimagining Spaces with Matrix Feminist Design Co-operative, further with a series of workshops, talks, walks, screenings and more.

handmade film of a girl in the sea
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Cinema

Splash, Scratch, Dunk! Films Made by Hand

There exists an alternative history of cinema, one quite apart from commercial mainstream film, but also a distinct subset of experimental cinema: films made not by using a camera, but by hand. 

A wide shot from above of the Outdoor Cinema on the Sculpture Court of the Barbican Centre, with a seated audience facing a screen
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Cinema

Outdoor Cinema

This summer, come along to a week of open-air screenings, all set within our spectacular architecture.

Joyce DiDonato smiling looking down at the floor
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Classical music

Barbican Presents

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.

Joyce DiDonato smiling looking down at the floor
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Classical music

Members' Classical Music Sep–Dec 2021 Multibuy

Barbican Members can save on tickets this autumn with our Members' Classical Music Multibuy.

Photo of London Symphony Orchestra
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Classical music

London Symphony Orchestra

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.

Photo of Sir Simon Rattle conducting the London Symphony Orchestra in the Barbican Hall
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Classical music

London Symphony Orchestra Sep–Dec 2021 multibuy

You can save with our London Symphony Orchestra multibuy.

A picture of Sakari Oramo conducting
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Classical music

BBC Symphony Orchestra

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.