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Tagged: Young Barbican

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Arcangelo: Haydn’s Creation

The Biblical creation story told in music of cosmic grandeur; a journey of uninhibited joy from the dramatic moment the first ray of light hits the waters of the deep.

Rachel Nicholls sitting on a futon

Verdi's Requiem

The City of London Choir and London Mozart players perform Verdi's confrontation of mortality, with its elegiac passages of spiritual intensity and enthralling choruses of terrifying drama. 

Baiba Skride with violin dark background

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Oramo

Chief Conductor Sakari Oramo conducts the world premiere of a new concerto by a composer of boundless imagination and Shostakovich’s symphonic cocktail of fantasy and mystery.

Jean Guihen Queyras holding a cello over his head

Bach: Six Suites, Six Echoes

Bach’s music speaks across time, yet somehow exists outside of any era. Queyras pairs each of the six cello suites with an echo from our own time in a stimulating dialogue of spirit and mind.

Lang Lang leaning on piano

Lang Lang plays the Goldberg Variations

A profoundly personal project for one of the 21st century’s most influential musical personalities: Lang Lang tackles one of the most legendary keyboard works ever written.

Mariss Jansons with raised arms conducting

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra/Jansons

Following the sad news of Mariss Jansons's passing in December 2019, we have been unable to secure a replacement conductor and therefore regretfully have to cancel this performance.

Ann-Sophie Mutter and Lambert Orkis performing

Anne-Sophie Mutter plays Beethoven

Three of Beethoven’s most celebrated violin sonatas from one of the world’s pre-eminent violinists.

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Britten Sinfonia: St Matthew Passion

One of Bach’s greatest works: urgent, committed and impassioned, with a stellar cast led by Nicholas Mulroy.

Noa Wildschut

ECHO Rising Stars: Noa Wildschut

Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky are the cornerstones of this showcase recital from the young Dutch violinist Noa Wildschut.

Dalia Stasevska portrait

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Stasevska

Before the fire and ice of Sibelius’s striking First Symphony, Lelia Josefowicz and Dalia Stasevska bring us the UK premiere of Helen Grime’s virtuosic and dreamlike Violin Concert.