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Nikolaj Znaider will be conducting the London Symphony Orchestra at Barbican Hall, in a performance of Smetana's Má Vlast.
Nikolaj Znaider is a Danish-Israeli violinist who plays on a Guarneri del Gesu, previously owned by the great Fritz Kreisler. Since 2010 he has tried his hand at conducting, playing with the Mariinsky Theatre 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.
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 famous auditorium.
Bach to Baby, at the Queen’s Gallery – 26 Nov and 17 Dec 2018 – Take your baby to the Queen's Gallery for an informal classical concert and see the Russia Royalty & the Romanovs exhibition
Carols by candlelight, and full 18th-century costume – 12 Dec 2018 – 'Carols by Candlelight' will include your favourite Christmas carols performed in a candlelit setting and full 18th-century costume.
Stravinsky, Szymanowski, Bartok, Bernstein and Golijov – 13 Dec 2018 – The London Symphony Orchestra will be performing some music by Stravinsky, Szymanowski, Bartok, Bernstein at Barbican Hall.
Nigel Kennedy at Barbican Hall – 14 Dec 2018 – Hear violinist Nigel Kennedy and the Academy of Ancient Music play some classical music by JS Bach at Barbican Hall.
Sir Simon Rattle — Debussy, Brahms and Enescu – 16 to 18 Dec 2018 – The London Symphony Orchestra will be performing some classical music by Debussy, Brahms and Enescu at Barbican Hall.
Christmas Cracker concert, with the Royal Philharmonic – 16 Dec 2018 – The Christmas Cracker concert at Cadogan Hall is a festive favourite, full of seasonal songs and carols by the Royal Philharmonic.
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