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.
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.
Handel’s Messiah at the Old Royal Naval College – 16 Dec 2018 – The Trinity Laban Chapel Choir will be performing Handel's Messiah in the Chapel of the Old Royal Naval College
Berlioz’s L’Enfance du Christ — at Barbican Hall – 17 Dec 2018 – Edward Gardner and the BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing Berlioz's L'Enfance du Christ at Barbican Hall.
Britten Sinfonia, playing Handel’s Messiah – 19 Dec 2018 – The Britten Sinfonia and Britten Sinfonia Voices will be giving a performance of Handel's Messiah at Barbican Hall.
An Evening of Christmas Classics, at the Barbican – 20 Dec 2018 – Join the London Concert Orchestra and City of London Choir for an evening of Christmas classics at Barbican Hall.
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