Sir Simon Rattle will be conducting the London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus at Barbican Hall, with pianists Katia and Marielle Labèque.
They will be performing some classical music by Stravinsky, Szymanowski, Bartok, Bernstein and Osvaldo Golijov.
Bartók -- Hungarian Peasant Songs
Szymanowski -- Harnasie
Stravinsky -- Ebony Concerto
Golijov -- Nazareno for two pianos and orchestra
Bernstein -- Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
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.
The London Symphony Chorus is one of the country’s leading symphony choruses with more than 150 singers. It has a close association with the LSO.
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