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Total Immersion: The Music Of Louis AndriessenTotal Immersion: The Music Of Louis AndriessenThe composer discusses his life.2016-02-13T13:00:00+00002016-02-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Total Immersion: The Music Of Louis Andriessen
 
Take Two : Louis Andriessen In Focus IITake Two : Louis Andriessen In Focus II2016-02-13T15:00:00+00002016-02-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Take Two : Louis Andriessen In Focus II
 
The EncounterThe EncounterThe Encounter Complicite Theatre Company's latest show, The Encounter , transfers from Edinburgh International Festival to the Barbican this February. In a fusion of noise and narrative, the solo show combines traditional story telling with cutting-edge technology. Inspired by the book Amazon Beaming by Petru Popescu, it sees Simon McBurney transform audien2016-02-13T19:30:00+00002016-03-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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event > Theatre > Solo
PRICING  £42
DATES  12th February to 6th March 2016
Complicite Theatre Company's latest show, The Encounter , transfers from Edinburgh International Festival to the Barbican this February. In a fusion of no... More about this event
 
The World of Charles and Ray Eames The World of Charles and Ray Eames The Barbican Centre hosts The World of Charles and Ray Eames this October, delving into the world of the pioneering architects, designers and filmmakers. The extensive exhibition surveys their careers and extraordinary work at the Eames Office - a 'laboratory' that was open for four decades where the Eameses, their collaborators and their staff pro2016-02-13T00:00:00+00002016-02-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING  Standard £14.50, Concessions £12
DATES  21st October 2015 to 14th February 2016
VENUE  Barbican Art Gallery 
The Barbican Centre hosts The World of Charles and Ray Eames this October, delving into the world of the pioneering architects, designers and filmmakers. The e... More about this event
 
Movie ClassicsMovie ClassicsThe London Concert Orchestra, led by the conductor John Rigby, perform a programme of some of the most famous romantic film scores of all time, included pieces from Titanic, Out of Africa, Romeo and Juliet and many more.2016-02-14T14:30:00+00002016-02-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Movie Classics
 
KodoKodoThe Japanese company, specialising in traditional taiko drumming, mixes a thundering soundtrack with acrobatics and atmospheric sets.2016-02-15T19:30:00+00002016-02-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Kodo
 
London Symphony Orchestra / Sir John Eliot GardinerLondon Symphony Orchestra / Sir John Eliot GardinerSir John Eliot Gardiner conducts Mendelssohn's Symphony No 1 and A Midsummer Night's Dream.2016-02-16T19:30:00+00002016-02-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra / Sir John Eliot Gardiner
 
NevermenNevermenThe US-based threesome, Mike Patton, Tunde Adebimpe and Adam 'Doseone' Drucker collaborate n their alternative rock and hip hop material.2016-02-17T20:00:00+00002016-02-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Nevermen
 
Imran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so DeepImran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so DeepImran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so Deep For his first major London commission a ward-winning Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi creates a new work for the Barbican's Curve gallery. Where the Shadows are so Deep b egins with gentle scenes of nature, the sequence of works gradually introduces darker elements, subtly implying the uncertainty of what lies around the bend. Hung at2016-02-18T00:00:00+00002016-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican - Curve Gallery,   Ground Level  Barbican Centre    EC2Y 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  18th February to 10th July 2016
VENUE  Barbican - Curve Gallery 
For his first major London commission a ward-winning Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi creates a new work for the Barbican's Curve gallery. Where the... More about this event
 
Imran Qureshi: Where The Shadows Are So DeepImran Qureshi: Where The Shadows Are So DeepA sequence of exquisite miniature paintings that begin with a gentle theme, eventually becoming darker in tone by the award-winning Pakistani artist.2016-02-18T11:00:00+00002016-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Imran Qureshi: Where The Shadows Are So Deep
 
The Next Generation Of JazzThe Next Generation Of JazzThe Young Jazz East Big Band with Vincent Gardner and Wynton Marsalis perform classic and contemporary big band numbers.2016-02-19T19:30:00+00002016-02-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Next Generation Of Jazz
 
Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra: Our Love Is Here To StayJazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra: Our Love Is Here To StayWynton Marsalis leads the ensemble as they perform music by George Gershwin.2016-02-20T19:30:00+00002016-02-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra: Our Love Is Here To Stay
 
Weekend Lab: Devising With SoundWeekend Lab: Devising With SoundA workshop on the perception of sound.2016-02-20T10:00:00+00002016-02-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Weekend Lab: Devising With Sound
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra/StenzBBC Symphony Orchestra/StenzMarkus Stenz conducts Schumann's Piano Concerto, Detlev Glanert's Frenesia and Beethoven's Symphony No 5, with Hong Xu, piano.2016-02-21T19:30:00+00002016-02-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra/Stenz
 
Barnardo's Young Supporters ConcertBarnardo's Young Supporters ConcertSusannah Edom Baker conducts a choir performance of showtunes and popular songs.2016-02-22T18:30:00+00002016-02-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Barnardo's Young Supporters Concert
 
Guildhall School Opera Singers: The Rape Of LucretiaGuildhall School Opera Singers: The Rape Of LucretiaMartin Lloyd Evans directs the department in a performance of Britten's excruciatingly haunting chamber opera.2016-02-22T19:00:00+00002016-02-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Guildhall School Opera Singers: The Rape Of Lucretia
 
Idan RaichelIdan RaichelThe composer and performer collaborates with Maya Avraham, Avi Wogderess Vasa, Gilad Shmueli and Yogev Glusman to perform music from his new album, At The Edge Of The Beginning.2016-02-23T20:00:00+00002016-02-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Idan Raichel
 
Maxim Vengerov In RecitalMaxim Vengerov In RecitalThe violinist and his piano accompanist, Roustem Saitkoulov, perform Beethoven's Sonata No 7 In C Minor, No 2, Shostakovich's Violin Sonata In G Major, Ravel's Violin Sonata In G Major, Ysaye's Violin Sonata No 6 In E For Solo Violin, Ernst's Etude No 6 Introduction, Theme And Variations On The Irish Folksong 'The Last Rose Of Summer' and Paganini'2016-02-24T19:30:00+00002016-02-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Maxim Vengerov In Recital
 
London Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea NosedaLondon Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea NosedaGianandrea Noseda conducts Smetana's Richard III, Liszt's Piano Concerto No 2, Tchaikovsky's Overture: Romeo And Juliet and Strauss's Macbeth, with Simon Trpceski, piano.2016-02-25T19:30:00+00002016-02-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra/GabelBBC Symphony Orchestra/GabelFabien Gabel, conducts Ravel's Le Tombeau De Couperin, Richard Dubugnon's Piano Concerto, Kodaly's Hary Janos Suite and Prokofiev's War & Peace, Suite, with Kathryn Stott, piano.2016-02-26T19:30:00+00002016-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra/Gabel
 
London Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea NosedaLondon Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea NosedaGianandrea Noseda conducts Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No 2 and Berlioz's Romeo And Juliet - Suite, with Janine Jansen, violin.2016-02-28T19:00:00+00002016-02-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda
 
The English Concert: Handel's OrlandoThe English Concert: Handel's OrlandoAn extravagant tale of love and glory, Handel's 1733 opera is brought to life in this acclaimed performance, led by the conductor Harry Bicket and with Iestyn Davies in the lead role.2016-03-01T19:00:00+00002016-03-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The English Concert: Handel's Orlando
 
Complete Works: Table Top ShakespeareComplete Works: Table Top ShakespeareComplete Works: Table Top Shakespeare A cheese grater takes the role of Macbeth while a bottle of ink stands in as Hamlet in Forced Entertainment's Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare . No, we haven't gone mad, the production from the theatre pioneers presents each of Shakespeare's 36 plays as you've never seen them before, condensed and presented on a table using a cast of ordina2016-03-01T00:00:00+00002016-03-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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event > Theatre > Specialist
PRICING  £3
DATES  1st to 6th Mar 2016
A cheese grater takes the role of Macbeth while a bottle of ink stands in as Hamlet in Forced Entertainment's Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare . No, we... More about this event
 
Table Top ShakespeareTable Top ShakespeareForced Entertainment brings you each of Shakespeare's 36 plays condensed and presented on a table top using a cast of ordinary, everyday objects.2016-03-01T12:00:00+00002016-03-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Table Top Shakespeare
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra/WigglesworthBBC Symphony Orchestra/WigglesworthThe BBC Symphony Orchestra, led by the conductor Ryan Wigglesworth, perform a programme of works by Britten and Stravinsky, with special film projections by the award-winning artist Tal Rosner.2016-03-02T19:30:00+00002016-03-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra/Wigglesworth
 
Comhaltas National Folk Orchestra Of Ireland: Macalla 1916Comhaltas National Folk Orchestra Of Ireland: Macalla 1916The first performance in the UK for the orchestra, and the premiere performance of acclaimed Irish composer Michael Rooney's suite, marking the centenary of the Easter Rising.2016-03-04T20:30:00+00002016-03-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Comhaltas National Folk Orchestra Of Ireland: Macalla 1916
 
Shahram Nazeri - The Knight Of The VoiceShahram Nazeri - The Knight Of The VoiceFor this concert the Iranian tenor returns to his roots, backed by his band of traditional Iranian instruments, their flowing strings rising and falling, a pulsing force behind his rich vocal tones.2016-03-05T20:00:00+00002016-03-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Shahram Nazeri - The Knight Of The Voice
 
Barbican Shakespeare Weekender: Play OnBarbican Shakespeare Weekender: Play OnTwo activity-packed days as boisterous and subversive as Shakespearean drama.2016-03-05T11:00:00+00002016-03-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Barbican Shakespeare Weekender: Play On
 
A Hum About Mine EarsA Hum About Mine EarsDrawing on elements of everything from blues and jazz to European folk, see one of Shakespeare's most famous works unravelled in a performance as deep, mysterious and expansive as The Tempest itself.2016-03-06T18:00:00+00002016-03-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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A Hum About Mine Ears
 
Strauss: Four Last Songs And Brahms: A German RequiemStrauss: Four Last Songs And Brahms: A German RequiemHilary Davan Wetton conducts Strauss's Four Last Songs and Brahms's A German Requiem.2016-03-07T19:30:00+00002016-03-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Strauss: Four Last Songs And Brahms: A German Requiem
 
The Art of Being AloneThe Art of Being AloneAuthor and critic Olivia Laing conducts a fascinating enquiry into what it means to be alone in our contemporary world.2016-03-08T19:30:00+00002016-03-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Art of Being Alone
 
London Symphony Orchestra Composer Focus: Thomas AdesLondon Symphony Orchestra Composer Focus: Thomas AdesThomas Ades conducts his own works alongside the music that influenced and informed his development as a composer, alongside the Brahms' legendary Violin Concerto performed by Anne-Sophie Mutter.2016-03-09T19:30:00+00002016-03-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra Composer Focus: Thomas Ades
 
Evgeny Kissin In RecitalEvgeny Kissin In RecitalThe acclaimed classical pianist performs a selection of works, including Mozart's Sonata No 10 in C major, Beethoven's Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Appassionata, Brahms' Three Intermezzos Opus 117, Albeniz's Granada, Cadiz, Cordoba, Asturias and Larregla's Viva Navarra.2016-03-10T19:30:00+00002016-03-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Evgeny Kissin In Recital
 
Junun ft. Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood and the Rajasthan ExpressJunun ft. Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood and the Rajasthan ExpressThe first full UK performance of the new musical project from Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood and Israeli composer Shye Ben Tzur, a unique blend of Eastern and Western traditional music, performed here by Ben Tzur and the 19-piece Rajasthan Express band, with Greenwood adding electronic textures to the rolling percussion, horns and vocal chants.2016-03-11T20:00:00+00002016-03-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Junun ft. Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood and the Rajasthan Express
 
LSO Futures: Concert 2LSO Futures: Concert 2The conductor Francois-Xavier Roth leads a performance of contemporary classical works, including Ligeti's Atmospheres, Berio's Sinfonia and the world premiere of Elizabeth Ogonek's Sleep & Unremembrance.2016-03-13T19:00:00+00002016-03-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Futures: Concert 2
 
Westminster School/GloriaWestminster School/GloriaThe conductor Tim Garrard leads the Choir and Orchestra of Westminster School as they perform Bach's Concerto for 2 Violins in D Minor, Vivaldi's Gloria RV 589 and John Rutter's Magnificat.2016-03-14T19:00:00+00002016-03-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Westminster School/Gloria
 
MarizaMarizaThe most powerful voice in modern Fado music returns to London with a wave of new songs from her latest album.2016-03-15T19:30:00+00002016-03-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Mariza
 
London Symphony Orchestra Composer Focus: Thomas AdesLondon Symphony Orchestra Composer Focus: Thomas AdesThomas Ades conducts his own works alongside the music that influenced and informed his development as a composer, alongside Christian Tetzlaff on the violin.2016-03-16T19:30:00+00002016-03-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra Composer Focus: Thomas Ades
 
Towards The Mean: Sampling Britishness TodayTowards The Mean: Sampling Britishness TodayAn interactive installation exploring ideas of identity and what it means to be British today.2016-03-16T09:30:00+00002016-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Towards The Mean: Sampling Britishness Today
 
Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International PhotographersStrange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International PhotographersStrange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers Celebrated British photographer Martin Parr curates this Barbican exhibition which looks at how the UK has been caught on camera by international photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank and David Glodblatt. Strange and Familiar presents a portrait of modern Britain, from the 1930s onwards, captured by some of2016-03-16T00:00:00+00002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  16th March to 19th June 2016
VENUE  Barbican Art Gallery 
Celebrated British photographer Martin Parr curates this Barbican exhibition which looks at how the UK has been caught on camera by international pho... More about this event
 
Strange And Familiar: Britain As Revealed By International PhotographersStrange And Familiar: Britain As Revealed By International PhotographersBritish artist Martin Parr curates a portrait of the social, cultural and political identity of the UK, told through the images of international photographers from the 1930s onwards including Henri Cartier-Bresson, Rineke Dijkstra, Robert Frank and Garry Winogrand.2016-03-16T10:00:00+00002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Strange And Familiar: Britain As Revealed By International Photographers
 
Guildhall Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Takuo YuasaGuildhall Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Takuo YuasaTakuo Yuasa makes a welcome return to conduct the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra.2016-03-17T19:30:00+00002016-03-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Guildhall Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Takuo Yuasa
 
Benjamin At The BarbicanBenjamin At The BarbicanThe conductor Oliver Knussen leads the BBC Symphony Orchestra as they perform Debussy's Nocturnes, Stravinsky's Symphony in Three Movements and the UK premier of George Benjamin's Dream of the Song.2016-03-18T19:30:00+00002016-03-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Benjamin At The Barbican
 
Ballet Black: Triple BillBallet Black: Triple BillCassa Pancho's company of black and Asian classically trained dancers presents a new narrative ballet by Mark Bruce, The Second Coming, drawing on inspiration from Grimm's fairy tales and Yeats' poem of the same name, as well as works by Kit Holder and Will Tuckett.2016-03-18T19:45:00+00002016-03-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ballet Black: Triple Bill
 
London Symphony Orchestra: Daniel HardingLondon Symphony Orchestra: Daniel HardingThe conductor Daniel Harding leads the London Symphony Orchestra through Schumann's oratorio, combining horror opera, German song and church music, with the exceptional baritone Christian Gerhaher in the title role.2016-03-20T19:00:00+00002016-03-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra: Daniel Harding
 
Los Angeles Philharmonic & Gustavo DudamelLos Angeles Philharmonic & Gustavo DudamelOne of the world's most explosive conductor/orchestra partnerships ignite their Barbican residency exactly the way you'd expect, with four fresh modern classics from the New World, including works by John Williams, Alberto Ginastera, Andrew Norman and Aaron Copland.2016-03-22T19:30:00+00002016-03-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Los Angeles Philharmonic & Gustavo Dudamel
 
Barbican Young Poets ShowcaseBarbican Young Poets ShowcaseEnjoy an evening of poetry and spoken word from the Barbican Young Poets, our group of inspirational emerging writers.2016-03-23T19:00:00+00002016-03-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Barbican Young Poets Showcase
 
Los Angeles Philharmonic & Gustavo DudamelLos Angeles Philharmonic & Gustavo DudamelA breathtaking fusion of sound and colour, as Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmoic Orchestra explore Messiaen's visionary panorama of the American west.2016-03-23T19:30:00+00002016-03-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Los Angeles Philharmonic & Gustavo Dudamel
 
Open Rehearsal With Gustavo Dudamel And Young Orchestra EastOpen Rehearsal With Gustavo Dudamel And Young Orchestra EastAn opportunity to witness a rehearsal with one the most in-demand conductors in the world, Gustavo Dudamel, as he conducts an orchestra made up of young musicians with varying abilities and backgrounds.2016-03-24T11:00:00+00002016-03-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Open Rehearsal With Gustavo Dudamel And Young Orchestra East
 
Los Angeles Philharmonic & Gustavo DudamelLos Angeles Philharmonic & Gustavo DudamelAs Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic conclude their Barbican residency, there's surely no piece more appropriate than this vast celebration of youth, optimism and eternal renewal.2016-03-24T19:30:00+00002016-03-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Los Angeles Philharmonic & Gustavo Dudamel
 
MacMillan's Seven Last Words From The CrossMacMillan's Seven Last Words From The Cross2016-03-25T18:00:00+00002016-03-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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MacMillan's Seven Last Words From The Cross
 
Monteverdi Choir: Bach - St Matthew PassionMonteverdi Choir: Bach - St Matthew PassionSir John Eliot Gardner unites his Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists for Bach's 1727 masterpiece.2016-03-26T18:30:00+00002016-03-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Monteverdi Choir: Bach - St Matthew Passion
 
The Importance Of Being EarnestThe Importance Of Being Earnest2016-03-29T19:30:00+01002016-04-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Importance Of Being Earnest
 
Michael Gira, Thurston Moore And Laura CannellMichael Gira, Thurston Moore And Laura CannellThe singer-songwriter, and front man of the monumental experimental-rock band Swans, performs in this concert that explores ideas of growth, rebirth and renewal through music. With support from the Sonic Youth founder Thurston Moore and Laura Cannell.2016-03-30T20:00:00+01002016-03-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Michael Gira, Thurston Moore And Laura Cannell
 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists | NielsenLSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists | NielsenSenior musicians from the Guildhall School take to the Barbican stage before LSO concerts with free performances of complementary repertoire.2016-04-03T17:30:00+01002016-04-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists | Nielsen
 
A Night With Boy BlueA Night With Boy BlueA hip-hop dance company with more than a hundred performers united in a showcase matching synchronised moves with thumping beats.2016-04-08T19:45:00+01002016-04-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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A Night With Boy Blue
 
London Schools Symphony Orchestra: Elfin ExoticismLondon Schools Symphony Orchestra: Elfin ExoticismA rare performance of Weber's Oberon. This opera sung in English was first presented in London in 1826. Sadly Weber died just before its premiere, so never heard his mischievous fairy extravaganza performed.2016-04-12T19:30:00+01002016-04-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Schools Symphony Orchestra: Elfin Exoticism
 
Best Of BE FestivalBest Of BE FestivalA selection of performances by the 2015 BE Festival champions.2016-04-13T19:45:00+01002016-04-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Best Of BE Festival
 
RuffRuffAn autobiographical piece created and performed by Peggy Shaw of New York-based duo Split Britches.2016-04-14T19:45:00+01002016-04-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ruff
 
John Adams HarmoniumJohn Adams HarmoniumDavid Temple conducts, John Adams's Harmonium, Vaughan Williams's Serenade To Music and Poulenc's Gloria, with Erica Eloff, soprano.2016-04-18T19:30:00+01002016-04-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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John Adams Harmonium
 
Kings of WarKings of WarKings of War Olivier Award-winning Ivo van Hove, who recently enjoyed success with Antigone and A View from the Bridge, brings Shakespeare's three kings - Henry V, Henry IV and Richard III - into modern day in his new production, Kings of War . Staged at the Barbican , the show sees the kings become modern-day political leaders, with all their fates unfoldi2016-04-22T00:00:00+01002016-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING  £16-£50
DATES  22nd April to 1st May 2016
Olivier Award-winning Ivo van Hove, who recently enjoyed success with Antigone and A View from the Bridge, brings Shakespeare's three kings - Henry V, Henry ... More about this event
 
TindersticksTindersticksThe group plays dark chamber pop and reflective alternative rock.2016-04-29T20:00:00+01002016-04-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Tindersticks
 
Britten SinfoniaBritten SinfoniaPianist Benjamin Grosvenor and violinist Jacqueline Shave direct the orchestra in performances of Bartok String Quartet No 2 (2nd movement), Mozart's Piano Concerto No 27 in B flat, K595 and Strauss' Metamorphosen.2016-05-01T19:30:00+01002016-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Britten Sinfonia
 
The Gold MedalThe Gold MedalThe Guildhall School's most prestigious prize for musicians. This year is the turn of the instrumentalists, who will perform a concerto with the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra conducted by Adrian Leaper.2016-05-06T19:00:00+01002016-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Gold Medal
 
Ex Cathedra: Shakespeare OdesEx Cathedra: Shakespeare OdesJeffrey Skidmore conducts the ensemble in a period-instrument performance of the Garrick Ode, and a new piece written by poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy.2016-05-12T19:30:00+01002016-05-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ex Cathedra: Shakespeare Odes
 
The Dark Mirror - Zender's WinterreiseThe Dark Mirror - Zender's WinterreiseTenor Ian Bostridge joins the Britten Sinfonia under conductor Baldur Bronnimann, for a performance of Hans Zender's orchestral re-imagining of Schubert's expressionistic song-cycle.2016-05-12T19:45:00+01002016-05-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Dark Mirror - Zender's Winterreise
 
Max RichterMax RichterGerman-born British composer performs contemporary classical material.2016-05-17T19:30:00+01002016-05-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Max Richter
 
The Forbidden ZoneThe Forbidden ZoneSchaubuhne Berlin present a multimedia production directed by Katie Mitchell, featuring feminist texts by Virginia Woolf and Mary Borden and elaborate sets.2016-05-26T19:45:00+01002016-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Forbidden Zone
 
Phaedra(s)Phaedra(s)Phaedra(s) French screen and stage actress Isabelle Huppert returns to the London stage for the first time in two decades this year, starring in Phaedra(s) at the Barbican . Part of LIFT 2016, the show is a radical take on the Greek myth of Phaedra, who burns with illicit desire for her stepson. She must face the fact that even when in the closest physic2016-06-09T00:00:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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event > Theatre > Adaptations
PRICING  £16-£50
DATES  9th to 18th June 2016
French screen and stage actress Isabelle Huppert returns to the London stage for the first time in two decades this year, starring in Phaedra(s) at the Ba... More about this event
 
Blitz Theatre Group: Late NightBlitz Theatre Group: Late NightSix performers endlessly dance the waltz in a deteriorated ballroom, stopping only to share recollections of their lost loves. Sung in Greek with English surtitles.2016-06-15T19:45:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Blitz Theatre Group: Late Night
 
The Bach Family - Academy of Ancient MusicThe Bach Family - Academy of Ancient MusicInternationally acclaimed soprano Lucy Crowe joins conductor Reinhard Goebel for a celebration of the Bach family's diverse musical legacy.2016-06-18T19:30:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Bach Family - Academy of Ancient Music
 
The Shadow KingThe Shadow King2016-06-22T19:45:00+01002016-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Shadow King
 
The HogboonThe HogboonThe premiere of a new children's opera, The Hogboon by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies.2016-06-26T19:00:00+01002016-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Hogboon
 
Ex Machina/Robert Lepage: Needles And OpiumEx Machina/Robert Lepage: Needles And OpiumInspired by the lives of Jean Cocteau and Miles Davis, Robert Lapage explores addiction, disorientation and creative drive using projections, jazz music and poetic performances. This performance is partly sung in English and French, with English surtitles.2016-07-07T19:45:00+01002016-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ex Machina/Robert Lepage: Needles And Opium
 
Bedwyr WilliamsBedwyr WilliamsDreamlike and immersive installations courtesy of the acclaimed artist who works with a diverse range of mediums including performance, sculpture, painting and video.2016-09-28T10:00:00+01002017-01-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Bedwyr Williams
 
The VulgarThe Vulgar What makes something vulgar? Drawing on a wealth of stunning exhibits from the Renaissance to the 18th, late 20th and 21st centuries, The Vulgar attempts to answer this question. Curated by exhibition-maker Judith Clark and psychoanalyst Adam Phillips, this Barbican exhibition shows how fashion often changes the definition of the word.2016-10-13T00:00:00+01002017-02-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  13th October 2016 to 5th February 2017
VENUE  Barbican Art Gallery 
What makes something vulgar? Drawing on a wealth of stunning exhibits from the Renaissance to the 18th, late 20th and 21st centuries, The Vulgar a... More about this event
 
 
 

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Durufle Requiem
Concerts | On 13th February 2016 

St Clement Danes 8 minutes walk from Random International: Rain Room

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Beyond Beauty: Transforming the Body in Ancient Egypt
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Exhibitions | Until 24th April 2016 

Two Temple Place 9 minutes walk from Random International: Rain Room

Two Temple Place, a spectacular neo-Gothic mansion on London's Victoria Embankment worthy of a visit in its own right, reopens ...More

 
Iphigenia in Splott
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Theatre | Until 20th February 2016 

Temporary Theatre (formerly The Shed) 11 minutes walk from Random International: Rain Room

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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Theatre | Until 18th May 2016 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 11 minutes walk from Random International: Rain Room

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Dr Johnsons Houses
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Dr Johnson's House 13 minutes walk from Random International: Rain Room

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Fabric
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Fabric 19 minutes walk from Random International: Rain Room

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Hyundai Commission 2015: Abraham Cruzvillegas
Hyundai Commission 2015: Abraham Cruzvillegas
Exhibitions | Until 3rd April 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Random International: Rain Room

A new annual series of site-specific Hyundai Commissions at the Tate Modern Turbine Hall commences with Mexican sculptor Abraham Cruzvillegas, ...More

 
Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture
Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture
Exhibitions | Until 3rd April 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Random International: Rain Room

Exhibiting how Alexander Calder's dynamic mobiles brought together motion, performance and theatricality, Performing Sculpture at Tate Modern is the first ...More

 
Tattoo London
Tattoo London
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2016 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Random International: Rain Room

Exploring the rich history of tattooing in London - looking back to the days when Captain Cook made his adventures ...More

 
The Crime Museum Uncovered
The Crime Museum Uncovered
Exhibitions | Until 10th April 2016 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Random International: Rain Room

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