Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra will be performing two works by Leonard Bernstein: Symphony No 2 (The Age Of Anxiety), and Wonderful Town.
They will be accompanied by pianist Krystian Zimerman, Danielle de Niese, Nathan Gunn and Duncan Rock.
Sir Simon Rattle originally rose to fame with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra before beating Daniel Barenboim to the post of Principal Conductor at the Berlin Philharmonic. He is currently Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra.
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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