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Semyon Bychkov will be conducting the BBC Symphony Orchestra at Barbican Hall, with pianist Alexei Volodin.
They will be performing Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 2, Variations on a Theme by Glinka and Symphony No. 11
Semyon Bychkov’s early career saw him conduct the Berlin Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic and Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, before becoming Music Director at the Orchestre de Paris. He now holds the post of Gunter Wand Conducting Chair with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
Alexei Volodin is a Russian concert pianist who holds the post of artist-in-residence with the Mariinsky Orchestra.
The BBC Symphony Orchestra works closely with the BBC and is the principal orchestra during their world-famous Proms Concerts season at the Royal Albert Hall. They also play regular concerts at the Barbican.
Britten, Shostakovich and Raymond Yiu – 15 May 2019 – David Robertson and the BBC Symphony Orchestra will be playing works by Britten, Shostakovich and Raymond Yiu.
Daniil Trifonov and the London Symphony Orchestra – 16 Jun 2019 – Hear pianist Daniil Trifonov and the London Symphony Orchestra playing Beethoven, Berlioz and Shostakovich
Handel’s Brockes Passion – 19 Apr 2019 – The Academy of Ancient Music and Choir of AAM will be giving a performance of Handel's Brockes Passion at the Barbican
Francois-Xavier Roth conducting Ravel – 25 Apr 2019 – François-Xavier Roth and the London Symphony Orchestra will be performing a selection of classical tunes by Ravel at Barbican Hall.
Nicola Benedetti playing Elgar and Dvorak – 26 Apr 2019 – Violinist Nicola Benedetti and the BBC Symphony Orchestra will be playing some works by Elgar and Dvorak.
Harrison Birtwistle and John Adams — Barbican Hall – 1 May 2019 – Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra will be performing some classical music by Harrison Birtwistle and John Adams.
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.
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