Sir Simon Rattle will be conducting the London Symphony Orchestra at Barbican Hall, with violinist Leonidas Kavakos.
They will be performing some classical music by Debussy, Brahms and Enescu.
Brahms -- Violin Concerto; Debussy -- Images; Enescu -- Romanian Rhapsody No 1
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.
Leonidas Kavakos is a Greek violinist who has worked with some of the world’s greatest orchestras: the Berlin Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic and Royal Concertgebouw. He also enjoyed a brief foray into conducting with the Camerata Salzburg.
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.
Britten Sinfonia playing Delius, Mahler and Brahms – 17 Jan 2019 – Sir Mark Elder and the Britten Sinfonia will be performing some classical music by Delius, Mahler and Brahms at Barbican Hall.
BBC SO playing Schumann, Brahms and Causton – 23 Jan 2019 – The BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing some classical music by Schumann, Brahms and Causton at Barbican Hall.
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.
The Glory of Christmas — at Barbican Hall – 21 Dec 2018 – Enjoy some festive favourites and singalong Christmas carols with the London Concert Orchestra and London Philharmonic Choir.
Sunday organ recitals at St Paul’s Cathedral – Every Sun (apart from the last Sun of the month) – Every Sunday St Paul's Cathedral invites one of the world's finest organists to play on the Grand Organ for half-an-hour.
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