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King CreosoteKing CreosoteThe singer-songwriter Kenny Anderson, who is based in Crail, Fife, performs indie-folk originals from his prolific career.2017-01-22T19:20:00+00002017-01-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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King Creosote
 
Siobhan Davies Dance: material / rearranged / to / beSiobhan Davies Dance: material / rearranged / to / beThe London-based investigative arts organisation presents an installation comprised of multiple pieces by choreographers, visual artists, scientists and designers exploring how the body feels when in the act of doing. It includes performance, film projection and objects that are presented as an ever-changing arrangement.2017-01-22T11:00:00+00002017-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Siobhan Davies Dance: material / rearranged / to / be
 
The VulgarThe 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.2017-01-22T00:00:00+00002017-02-05T00:00:00+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
 
The Vulgar: Fashion RedefinedThe Vulgar: Fashion RedefinedOver 120 garments and accessories drawn from major public and private collections worldwide, providing an insight into the inherently challenging but compelling territory of taste in fashion, from the renaissance through to contemporary design. With contributions from designers including Walter van Beirendonck, Chloe, Christian Dior, Pam Hogg, Char2017-01-22T10:00:00+00002017-02-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined
 
The Fantastic Barbican WorldThe Fantastic Barbican WorldExplore Chamberlin, Powell and Bon's endeavour to combine spaciousness with high density development. The exhibition includes a number of residential plans and interior images.2017-01-22T11:00:00+00002017-04-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Fantastic Barbican World
 
Omer Arbel: 44Omer Arbel: 44This bespoke light installation by the artist for the Barbican Foyer was produced by Bocci, a Vancouver and Berlin-based design and manufacturing company.2017-01-22T00:00:00+00002017-04-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Omer Arbel: 44
 
Dewey Dell: MarzoDewey Dell: MarzoThe performance company from Italy founded by Agata, Demetrio, Teodora Castellucci and Eugenio Resta present a mix of physical theatre and contemporary dance to tell a manga-influenced, comic strip drama with a discordant, electronic soundtrack and minimal narrative.2017-01-24T19:45:00+00002017-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Dewey Dell: Marzo
 
Anne-Sophie Mutter In RecitalAnne-Sophie Mutter In RecitalThe violinist accompanied by pianist Lambert Orkis performs Sebastian Currier's Clockwork, Mozart's Violin Sonata In A Major, Respighi's Violin Sonata In B Minor and Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso.2017-01-25T19:30:00+00002017-01-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Anne-Sophie Mutter In Recital
 
Steve MasonSteve MasonThe Edinburgh-born singer-songwriter and member of The Beta band, performs his alternative rock material.2017-01-27T19:30:00+00002017-01-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Steve Mason
 
The Royal Ballet: Les Enfants Terribles: Philip Glass At 80The Royal Ballet: Les Enfants Terribles: Philip Glass At 80The acclaimed dance company shares the stage with singers from the Royal Opera's Jette Parker Young Artists Programme to present a radical dance-opera based on the writings of Jean Cocteau and directed and choreographed by Javier De Frutos.2017-01-27T16:00:00+00002017-01-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Royal Ballet: Les Enfants Terribles: Philip Glass At 80
 
BBC Total Immersion Day: Philip Glass At 80BBC Total Immersion Day: Philip Glass At 80Marin Alsop conducted the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, with pianists Katia and Marielle Labeque, to perform Philip Glass's Prelude To Akhnaten, Itaipu and the UK premiere of Concerto For Two Pianos.2017-01-28T20:00:00+00002017-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Total Immersion Day: Philip Glass At 80
 
Boy Blue Entertainment: NeXTBoy Blue Entertainment: NeXTThe award-winning hip-hop dance company founded by choreographer Kenrick 'H20' Sandy and composer Michael 'Mikey J' Asante presents works by performer and choreographer Kloe Dean and multi-faceted artist Tyrone Isaac-Stuart.2017-01-29T19:45:00+00002017-01-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Boy Blue Entertainment: NeXT
 
Topic Records And The Art OfFolk MusicTopic Records And The Art OfFolk Music2017-01-31T19:30:00+00002017-01-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Topic Records And The Art OfFolk Music
 
RelicRelicGreek director, choreographer, short filmmaker and performer Euripides Laskaridis fuses elements of cabaret, slapstick and vaudeville in this surreal work, in which he dresses like an outlandish doll and performs chores in a makeshift room.2017-01-31T19:45:00+00002017-02-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Relic
 
Charleroi Danses: Kiss & CryCharleroi Danses: Kiss & CryCharleroi Danses: Kiss & CryLondon International Mime Festival and the Barbican present Charleroi Danses Kiss & Cry, a multimedia dance piece resulting from a collaboration between filmmaker Jaco Van Dormael and Belgian choreographer Michele Anne De Mey in which a pair of hands create a microscopic world. A woman near the end of her life remembers her greatest loves, starting2017-02-01T00:00:00+00002017-02-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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event > Dance > Modern Dance - Physical Theatre
PRICING  £16-£28
DATES  1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Feb 2017
London International Mime Festival and the Barbican present Charleroi Danses Kiss & Cry, a multimedia dance piece resulting from a collaboration between filmma... More about this event
 
Grazia Tancredi: Winter ExhibitionGrazia Tancredi: Winter ExhibitionIn this exhibition the artist presents some of her best works about the sky and what lies beyond. The universe has proved to be an immense source of inspiration for her, with its variety of colours and shades far exceeding our wildest imagination. Together with her celestial works, Grazia also presents her latest landscapes and naturalistic composi2017-02-02T09:30:00+00002017-02-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Grazia Tancredi: Winter Exhibition
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraSakari Oramo conducts the orchestra to perform Kabalevsky's Overture To Colas Breugnon, the world premiere of Michael Zev Gordon's Violin Concerto and Shostakovich's Symphony No 10. With biolinist Carolin Widmann.2017-02-03T19:30:00+00002017-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
 
The Kaufmann Residency: In RecitalThe Kaufmann Residency: In RecitalJonas Kaufmann, hailed around the globe as 'the world's greatest tenor', begins a Barbican residency with an intimate evening of song.2017-02-04T19:30:00+00002017-02-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Kaufmann Residency: In Recital
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir Antonio Pappano conducts a performance of Sibelius's The Oceanides, Bernstein's Serenade2017-02-05T19:00:00+00002017-02-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Singing Greece: A TributeSinging Greece: A TributeGreek singers Dimitra Galani, Eleni Tsaligopoulou and Giota Nega perform traditional folk and ethnic songs through to their modern descendants, Rebetiko and Laika, accompanied by traditional instruments.2017-02-06T19:00:00+00002017-02-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Singing Greece: A Tribute
 
The Grand Chinese New Year ConcertThe Grand Chinese New Year ConcertBring in the year of the rooster with this concert of traditional Chinese music from the Shaanxi Broadcasting Chinese Orchestra and Zhejiang Traditional Orchestra.2017-02-07T19:30:00+00002017-02-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Grand Chinese New Year Concert
 
The Kaufmann Residency: Kaufmann Sings WagnerThe Kaufmann Residency: Kaufmann Sings WagnerKaufmann sings the tragic hero Siegmund alongside soprano Karita Mattila and bass Eric Halfvarsen, as Sir Antonio Pappano conducts the London Symphony Orchestra. Also hear Kaufmann singing solo in Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder.2017-02-08T19:30:00+00002017-02-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Kaufmann Residency: Kaufmann Sings Wagner
 
Beware Of PityBeware Of PitySimon McBurney directs the outstanding Schaubuhne ensemble in Stefan Zweig's vivid account of a young man's slide into a terrible situation, his struggle to extricate himself from it raising questions of consciousness and compassion.2017-02-09T19:45:00+00002017-02-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Beware Of Pity
 
Salif KeitaSalif KeitaGolden vocals and jazz-funk fused with deep West African griot traditions from the Malian performer.2017-02-10T19:30:00+00002017-02-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Salif Keita
 
Anton & Erin: Swing TimeAnton & Erin: Swing TimeStrictly Come Dancing stars Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag perform classic ballroom dance pieces alongside ensemble dancers.2017-02-11T14:30:00+00002017-02-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Anton & Erin: Swing Time
 
Crouch End Festival Chorus: Prokofiev Alexander NevskyCrouch End Festival Chorus: Prokofiev Alexander NevskyDavid Temples conducts the choir to perform Vivaldi's Gloria, Holst's Hymn Of Jesus and Prokofiev's Alexander Nevsky.2017-02-12T19:30:00+00002017-02-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Crouch End Festival Chorus: Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky
 
The Kaufmann Residency: The Four Last SongsThe Kaufmann Residency: The Four Last SongsTenor Jonas Kaufmann sings Richard Strauss's Four Last Songs with the BBC Symphony Orchestra in the final concert of his Barbican Residency.2017-02-13T19:30:00+00002017-02-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Kaufmann Residency: The Four Last Songs
 
London Concert Orchestra: Movie ClassicsLondon Concert Orchestra: Movie ClassicsA concert packed with the most iconic and romantic film scores of all time.2017-02-14T19:30:00+00002017-02-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Concert Orchestra: Movie Classics
 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsSenior musicians from the Guildhall School perform Bach's Sheep May Safely Graze, Ravel's Valses Nobles Et Sentimentales and Rachmaninov's Variations On A Theme Of Corelli with pianist Sophia Dee.2017-02-15T18:00:00+00002017-02-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
 
Academy Of Ancient Music: Bach And The Italian ConcertoAcademy Of Ancient Music: Bach And The Italian ConcertoBaroque masters the AAM turn their talents to the music of Bach and his contemporaries, Albinoni, Vivaldi and Marcello, all of whom influenced him greatly.2017-02-15T19:30:00+00002017-02-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Academy Of Ancient Music: Bach And The Italian Concerto
 
Robert Henke: Lumiere IIIRobert Henke: Lumiere IIIBerlin-based sound and laser artist Robert Henke presents the world premiere of the third edition of his Lumiere project in which electronic sound compositions perfectly synchronise with lasers for a surrounding audiovisual experience.2017-02-16T19:30:00+00002017-02-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Robert Henke: Lumiere III
 
Richard IIIRichard IIIThomas Ostermeier reinvents classic plays with confrontational, compact interpretations that draw audiences close to the stage action. In the title role, popular German actor Lars Eidinger is part rock star, part stand-up comedian, his darkly charismatic take matched by a score of ferocious live drumming.2017-02-16T19:45:00+00002017-02-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Richard III
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraIlan Volkov conducts a performance of Schrecker's Nachtstuck from Der Ferne Klang,2017-02-17T19:30:00+00002017-02-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
 
Shirley CollinsShirley CollinsThe long-established folk singer from Hastings performs in accompaniment to her album Lodestar.2017-02-18T19:30:00+00002017-02-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Shirley Collins
 
Britten Sinfonia: Max The Brave (Ages 3-7)Britten Sinfonia: Max The Brave (Ages 3-7)Ed Vere's vivid children's book comes alive in this delightful piece of music theatre.2017-02-19T14:00:00+00002017-02-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Britten Sinfonia: Max The Brave (Ages 3-7)
 
Murray Perahia Plays Beethoven IIMurray Perahia Plays Beethoven IIWorld-renowned pianist Murray Perahia performs Beethoven's Coriolan Overture, Piano Concerto No 2 In B Flat and Piano Concerto No 4 In G.2017-02-20T19:30:00+00002017-02-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Murray Perahia Plays Beethoven II
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraLothar Koenigs conducts a performance of Wolfgang Rihm's Piano Concerto No 2 (UK premiere) and Bruckner Symphony No 7. With pianist Nicholas Hodges.2017-02-22T19:30:00+00002017-02-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
 
Blanca Li Dance CompanyBlanca Li Dance CompanyTake a trip into a fantastical universe where humans and robots playfully mingle and merge, all dancing to the percussive beat of a 10-piece mechanical orchestra.2017-02-22T19:45:00+00002017-02-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Blanca Li Dance Company
 
Danza Contemporanea De CubaDanza Contemporanea De CubaA pungent blend of Afro Caribbean rhythms, jazzy American modernism and inflections from European ballet, evoking the sensual heart of Cuban spirit.2017-02-23T20:00:00+00002017-02-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Danza Contemporanea De Cuba
 
Tanita TikaramTanita TikaramThe Anglo-German folk pop singer-songwriter, who is best known for her 1980s hits Twist in My Sobriety and Good Tradition, promotes her ninth album Closer To The People.2017-02-24T19:30:00+00002017-02-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Tanita Tikaram
 
Britten Sinfonia: John Adams At 70: Grand Pianola MusicBritten Sinfonia: John Adams At 70: Grand Pianola MusicJoana Carneiro conducts a performance of John Adams's Chamber Symphony, Timo Andres's Steady Hand, for two pianos and orchestra (world premiere), Philip Glass's Music In Similar Motion and John Adams's Grand Pianola Music.2017-02-25T19:30:00+00002017-02-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Britten Sinfonia: John Adams At 70: Grand Pianola Music
 
Hatsune Miku: Still Be HereHatsune Miku: Still Be HereA virtual pop persona who uses a computer-generated voice and 3D graphics to perform on stage.2017-02-26T19:30:00+00002017-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Hatsune Miku: Still Be Here
 
BellatrixBellatrixThe world champion beatboxer, double bassist and singer explores a plethora of genres, timbres and sounds.2017-02-28T19:00:00+00002017-02-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Bellatrix
 
Ballet Black: Triple BillBallet Black: Triple BillCassa Pancho's company of black and Asian classically-trained dancers presents Christopher Hampson's Storyville, plus two newly-devised pieces by Christopher Marney and a duet by Arthur Pita.2017-03-02T19:45:00+00002017-03-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ballet Black: Triple Bill
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraSakari Oramo conducts a performance of Nielsen's An Imaginary Trip To The Faroe Islands, Detlev Glanert's Megaris (UK premiere) and Sibelius's Four Lemminkainen Legends. With BBC Singers.2017-03-03T19:30:00+00002017-03-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
 
This Is Not This HeatThis Is Not This HeatMatching jagged post-punk guitar sounds with hard rhythms, dub production techniques and tape loops, here This Heat's twisting, freeform songs are fully realised live, with guests including Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip), James Sedwards and Thurston Moore adding new textures to their expansive sound.2017-03-04T19:30:00+00002017-03-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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This Is Not This Heat
 
Gilbert O'SullivanGilbert O'SullivanThe UK chart-topper performs his seventies classics plus songs from new album Latin a la G, exploring a Latin influence with his backing band.2017-03-05T19:30:00+00002017-03-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Gilbert O'Sullivan
 
Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra: From Haydn To PiazzollaMoscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra: From Haydn To PiazzollaVladimir Spivakov conducts a performance of works by great composers, including Haydn and Piazzolla.2017-03-08T20:00:00+00002017-03-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra: From Haydn To Piazzolla
 
Julie Cunningham & Company: Double BillJulie Cunningham & Company: Double BillA rare combination of dance and spoken word, part of her expressive double bill about gender and identity.2017-03-08T19:45:00+00002017-03-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Julie Cunningham & Company: Double Bill
 
Efterklang & The Happy Hopeless Orchestra: LeavesEfterklang & The Happy Hopeless Orchestra: LeavesCarving a path as one of the most successful and progressive Danish bands, Leaves is the latest in a series of experimental projects by Efterklang.2017-03-09T19:30:00+00002017-03-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Efterklang & The Happy Hopeless Orchestra: Leaves
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraSimone Young conducts a performance of Bartok's Concerto For Orchestra and Peter Eotvos's Senza Sangue (UK premiere). With2017-03-10T19:30:00+00002017-03-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
 
Jordi SavallJordi SavallJordi Savall directs a performance of Lully's Alceste Suite, Marais's Alcyone Suites No 1 and 4, Handel's Water Music Suites No 2 and 4 and Rameau's Les Boreades Suite.*2017-03-11T19:30:00+00002017-03-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Jordi Savall
 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists2017-03-12T17:30:00+00002017-03-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
 
Roberto Fonseca: ABUCRoberto Fonseca: ABUCPianist and charismatic band leader Roberto Fonseca extends his take on his Cuban roots, performing his new album ABUC with a new brass driven direction.2017-03-13T20:00:00+00002017-03-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Roberto Fonseca: ABUC
 
Andreas Scholl: Invocazione MarianeAndreas Scholl: Invocazione MarianeCountertenor Scholl explores the purity and the passion of Baroque Italy's musical love affair with the Virgin Mary.2017-03-14T19:30:00+00002017-03-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Andreas Scholl: Invocazione Mariane
 
Guildhall Symphony OrchestraGuildhall Symphony OrchestraPietari Inkinen conducts a performance of Wagner's The Ring Without Words.2017-03-15T19:30:00+00002017-03-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Guildhall Symphony Orchestra
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraFabio Luisi conducts a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No 5 ('Emperor') and2017-03-16T19:30:00+00002017-03-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraFabio Luisi conducts a performance of Schubert's Symphony No 8 ('Unfinished') and Brahms's German Requiem.2017-03-19T19:00:00+00002017-03-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
The Choir Of Westminster SchoolThe Choir Of Westminster SchoolThe Choir and The Westminster Choral Society perform Faure's Requiem and Puccini's Messa Di Gloria, with soloists Andrew Kennedy (tenor) and Mark Stone (baritone).2017-03-20T19:30:00+00002017-03-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Choir Of Westminster School
 
Sunn O)))Sunn O)))Taking heavy metal and boiling it down to its core components, Sunn O)))'s self-described power ambient music eschews rhythm and melody to explore drone and texture.2017-03-21T20:00:00+00002017-03-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Sunn O)))
 
Manuel Gottsching: E2-E4Manuel Gottsching: E2-E4Founding member of Ash Ra Tempel, the composer and musician Manuel Gottsching, revisits and reworks landmark pieces from his career for Convergence 2017.2017-03-22T20:00:00+00002017-03-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Manuel Gottsching: E2-E4
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraAlain Altinoglu conducts a performance of Prokofiev's Overture On Hebrew Themes,2017-03-23T19:30:00+00002017-03-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Room 29: Jarvis Cocker & Chilly GonzalesRoom 29: Jarvis Cocker & Chilly GonzalesJarvis Cocker and Chilly Gonzales give a voice to ghosts, using music, theatrics, clips from classic Hollywood movies and more to reveal the secrets of Room 29 of the Chateau Marmont hotel in Hollywood.2017-03-23T19:45:00+00002017-03-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Room 29: Jarvis Cocker & Chilly Gonzales
 
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second World War to now. The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945 looks at a field which has consistently produced some of the most influential and extraordinary examples of modern and contemporary design. In the wake of the w2017-03-23T00:00:00+00002017-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art Exhibitions - Architecture
PRICING  Standard £14.50, concession £12
DATES  23rd March to 25th June 2017
In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second World War to now. The Japanese House: Ar... More about this event
 
LSO Discovery Family Concert (Ages 7-12)LSO Discovery Family Concert (Ages 7-12)Community & Lifestyle, Family Event.2017-03-26T14:30:00+01002017-03-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Discovery Family Concert (Ages 7-12)
 
Rizwan-Muazzam QawwaliRizwan-Muazzam QawwaliThe group perform Sufi ritual music. They sing in Farsi, Punjabi and Urdu and are accompanied by an eight-strong ensemble of gharana, harmonium and tabla.2017-03-27T19:30:00+01002017-03-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali
 
Joshua BellJoshua BellThe violinist performs Beethoven's Violin Sonata No 1, Op 12 No 1 and Brahms's Scherzo In C Minor.2017-03-28T19:30:00+01002017-03-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Joshua Bell
 
London Concert Choir: The BellsLondon Concert Choir: The BellsMark Forkgen conducts a performance of Tchaikovsky's Polonaise from Eugene Onegin,2017-03-29T19:30:00+01002017-03-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Concert Choir: The Bells
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraFrancois-Xavier Roth conducts a performance of2017-03-30T19:30:00+01002017-03-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
London Symphony Orchestra
 
New York Philharmonic: Mahler 4New York Philharmonic: Mahler 4Alan Gilbert conducts a performance of Bartok's Music For Strings, Percussion And Celeste and2017-03-31T19:30:00+01002017-03-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
New York Philharmonic: Mahler 4
 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsSenior musicians perform a programme of works by Wolf and Mahler. With sopranos Lauren Lodge-Campbell and Corinne Cowling and baritone Sean Og Boylan being accompanied by pianists Maya Irgalina, Joanne Tan and Patrick Milne.2017-04-06T18:00:00+01002017-04-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Free Event 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
 
Murray Perahia Plays Beethoven IIIMurray Perahia Plays Beethoven IIIWorld-renowned pianist performs Beethoven's Romance No 2 In F, Symphony No 1 In C and Piano Concerto No 5 In E Flat 'Emperor'.2017-04-07T19:30:00+01002017-04-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Murray Perahia Plays Beethoven III
 
ObsessionObsessionIvo van Hove directs Jude Law in a stage version of Luchino Visconti's 1943 erotically charged thriller, based on James M Cain's novel The Postman Always Rings Twice, about a down-at-heel drifter, who sparks a dangerous affair with a married woman, whose husband owns a roadside restaurant and petrol station. The lovers plot to kill the spouse but t2017-04-19T19:45:00+01002017-05-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Obsession
 
Rambert School Of Ballet And Contemporary Dance: On With The DanceRambert School Of Ballet And Contemporary Dance: On With The DanceThe London Schools Symphony Orchestra accompany the dancers in a performance of Tchaikovsky's Suite from Sleeping Beauty, Copland's Appalachian Spring and three short works choreographed by students.2017-04-20T19:30:00+01002017-04-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Rambert School Of Ballet And Contemporary Dance: On With The Dance
 
Handel: AriodanteHandel: AriodanteHarry Bicket directs The English Concert from the harpsichord in a concert performance of Handel's opera, featuring Joyce DiDonato as Ariodante, Christiane Karg as Ginevra, Joelle Harvey as Dalinda, Sonia Prinaas as Polinesso, David Portillo as Lucanio and Matthew Brook as the King of Scotland.2017-05-16T19:00:00+01002017-05-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Handel: Ariodante
 
KT TunstallKT TunstallThe Edinburgh-born singer-songwriter and musician performs pop-rock and folk songs.2017-05-22T19:30:00+01002017-05-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
KT Tunstall
 
Monteverdi VespersMonteverdi VespersLive Music, Choir.2017-06-23T19:30:00+01002017-06-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Monteverdi Vespers
 
Basquiat: Boom for RealBasquiat: Boom for RealThis September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom for Real draws from international museums and private collections to showcase the work of the pioneering prodigy of the downtown New York art scene, who came to the media's attention in 1978 when he teamed up wi2017-09-21T00:00:00+01002018-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
Category: event
 

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PRICING  Standard £16, concession £12
DATES  21st September 2017 to 28th January 2018
VENUE  Barbican Art Gallery 
This September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom for Real draws from ... More about this event
 
Singcircle: Stockhausen: Stimmung & Cosmic PulsesSingcircle: Stockhausen: Stimmung & Cosmic PulsesFor the 10th anniversary of Stockhausen's death, Singcircle and some of the composer's closest associates perform two of his defining masterpieces.2017-11-20T19:30:00+00002017-11-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Singcircle: Stockhausen: Stimmung & Cosmic Pulses
 
 
 

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