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Bernard Labadie will be directing the Academy of Ancient Music and Choir of the AAM at Barbican Hall, in performance of Bach's St. Matthew Passion.
Other singers include James Gilchrist, Matthew Rose, Lydia Teuscher, Iestyn Davies and Philippe Sly.
Bernard Labadie is Principal Conductor with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s and is regarded as one of the best interpreters of music from the baroque and classical eras.
The Academy of Ancient Music dates all the way back to 1726 and uses period instruments to play 18th and 19th-century music from the baroque and classical eras.
The Choir of the AAM is most closesly associated with the Academy of Ancient Music, and regularly performs at Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford and King’s College in Cambridge.
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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.
Stravinsky, De Falla and Lalo — Barbican Hall – 21 Oct 2018 – The London Symphony Orchestra will be performing some classical music by Stravinsky, De Falla and Lalo 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.
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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