John Adams will be conducting his own re-telling of the Nativity Story, "El Nino", shown in a contemporary setting from different perspectives.
He will be joined by the London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, soprano Joelle Harvey, and mezzo soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano.
The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) is the resident orchestra of the Barbican Centre and is the oldest of London’s symphony orchestras. It was recently rated by Gramophone as one of the top five orchestras in the world.
The London Symphony Chorus is one of the country’s leading symphony choruses with more than 150 singers. It has a close association with the LSO.
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