Michael Tilson Thomas will be conducting the London Symphony Orchestra at Barbican Hall, alongside violinist Lisa Batiashvili.
They will be performing some classical music by Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky.
Stravinsky — Scenes de ballet
Prokofiev — Violin Concerto No 1
Tchaikovsky — Symphony No 6 ('Pathetique')
Michael Tilson Thomas is an American conductor and composer. He is renowned for his interpretations of Gustav Mahler and has held the post of Principal Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra. He is now the Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony.
Lisa Batiashvili is a Georgian violinist who has held the post of artist-in-residence for both the New York Philharmonic and Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.
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.
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