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Sir Simon Rattle will be conducting the London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus at Barbican Hall, with the Tiffin Choir, soprano Elizabeth Watts, mezzo-soprano Alice Coote and tenor Allan Clayton.
They will be performing some classical music by Britten, Dvorak and Janacek.
Dvořák -- Slavonic Dances; Janáček -- Sinfonietta; Britten -- Spring Symphony
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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