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Sir Andrew Davis will be conducting the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus at Barbican Hall, with the baritone Roderick Williams and tenor Andrew Staples.
They will be performing some classical music by Elgar, Raymond Yiu and Lilian Elkington.
Elgar -- The Starlight Express (excerpts), Spirit of England; Raymond Yiu -- The World Was Once All Miracle; Lilian Elkington -- Out of the Mists
Sir Andrew Davis is the Principal Conductor at the Lyric Opera in Chicago, and Chief Conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. He has also led the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
Andrew Staples is a British operatic tenor who has performed with some of the world’s finest conductors and orchestras, including Sir Simon Rattle, Daniel Harding, the Berliner Philharmoniker and Wiener Philharmoniker.
Roderick Williams is best-known as a British baritone who sings everything from baroque to contemporary music. He has also composed some original works and been awarded an OBE for services to music.
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.
BBC Symphony Orchestra — Music of Poland – 2 Nov 2018 – Michal Nesterowicz and the BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing some classical music from Poland at Barbican Hall.
Sibelius, Janacek and Szymanowski — Barbican Hall – 19 Sep 2018 – Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra will be playing music by Sibelius, Janacek and Szymanowski at Barbican Hall.
They Might Be Giants — Barbican Hall – 3 Oct 2018 – They Might Be Giants are back on tour with a brand-new album, and playing one night at Barbican Hall in October.
BBC Symphony Orchestra — playing Beethoven – 5 Oct 2018 – Cristian Macelaru and the BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing some works by Beethoven and Mason Bates at Barbican Hall.
Smetana’s Ma Vlast — London Symphony Orchestra – 14 Oct 2018 – Nikolaj Znaider and the London Symphony Orchestra will be performing Smetana's 'Ma Vlast' at Barbican Hall.
Guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall – Every day – This guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall will take you inside one of the balcony boxes for a fantastic view of the auditorium.
Sunday organ recitals at St Paul’s Cathedral – Every Sun (apart from the last Sun of the month) – Every Sunday St Paul's Cathedral invites one of the world's finest organists to play on the Grand Organ for half-an-hour.
If you enjoy Barbican Hall then you might like to visit Cadogan Hall (catch the train from Barbican to Cadogan Hall), London Coliseum (catch the train from Barbican to London Coliseum), Royal Albert Hall (catch the train from Barbican to Royal Albert Hall), Royal Festival Hall (walk it in 28 mins or catch the tube from Barbican to Royal Festival Hall) and Royal Opera House (walk it in 26 mins or catch the tube from Barbican to Royal Opera House)
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