Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra will be performing Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra and the Genesis Suite by Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Milhaud (et al).
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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