Sir John Eliot Gardiner will be conducting the the world renowned pianist Maria Joao Pires and London Symphony Orchestra at Barbican Hall.
They will be performing Schumann's Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Piano Concerto and Symphony No 4.
John Eliot Gardiner is an English conductor best-known for his performances of baroque music – especially that of JS Bach. He founded the English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique.
Maria Joao Pires is a Portuguese pianist best-known for her performances of Chopin’s nocturnes and Mozart’s piano sonatas.
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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