Jiri Belohlavek will be conducting the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus at Barbican Hall, in a performance of Dvorak's "Requiem"
They will be joined by soprano Katerina Knezikova, mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnston, tenor Richard Samek, and bass James Platt.
Jiri Belohlavek is a Czech conductor who has held posts with the Czech Philharmonic, Prague Philharmonia and BBC Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed regularly at the prestigious Last Night of the Proms.
The BBC Symphony Orchestra works closely with the BBC and is the principal orchestra during their world-famous Proms Concerts season at the Royal Albert Hall. They also play regular concerts at the Barbican.
The BBC Symphony Chorus is one of the country’s finest amateur choruses. It is closely associated with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and makes frequent radio and TV appearances. It focuses mostly on 20th-century and contemporary music.
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