Tannhäuser (2016) - onlineEvent

Oct 20

Tannhäuser (2016) - online

A performance of Wagner's early masterpiece Tannahauser. With Peter Seiffert, Emma Bell, Sophie Koch and Christian Gerhaher. Broadcast on BBC Radio 3

St Pauls Carol Singing 2020Event

Oct 20

St Pauls Carol Singing 2020

St Pauls Cathedral will be playing host to some of the greatest Christmas festivities in London. There will be traditional Christmas carol singing and celebrity readings. St Pauls is a historic London landmark that has provided the backdrop for many of England’s most historic events. Queen Victoria’s Jubilee and Prince Charles and Diana’s wedding are just a couple of occasions that have been held at this famous cathedral. 

Live at LunchtimeEvent

Oct 20

Live at Lunchtime

Guildhall School’s incredible roster of music alumni includes cellist Jacqueline du Pré, trumpeter Alison Balsom, violinist Tasmin Little, flautist Sir James Galway, clarinettist/saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings and bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel. So join the Barbican for the chance to hear the next generation of stars – drawn from some of Guildhall’s most impressive current students and recent graduates – and to support budding young professionals at a time when performance opportunities with an audience present are severely limited

The Royal Ballet: Live – Elite SyncopationsEvent

Oct 20

The Royal Ballet: Live – Elite Syncopations

Following the Company’s celebrated return to their home stage in The Royal Ballet: Back on Stage, The Royal Ballet presents its first public performances with The Royal Ballet: Live – two special 75-minute programmes that will run without an interval, celebrating cherished works and modern classics from the repertory, each one concluding with a one-act ballet. The Royal Ballet: Live – Elite Syncopations begins with a varied selection of excerpts and set pieces and concludes with Kenneth MacMillan's showstopping Ragtime ensemble-piece, Elite Syncopations.

The NutcrackerEvent

Oct 20

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker returns to the stage this Christmas in a reworked, COVID-safe version for The Royal Ballet. This restaging of Peter Wright’s celebrated two-act production features students of The Royal Ballet School alongside the full Company. Many of the much-loved elements of this cherished classic remain, from the magical growing Christmas tree, to the enchanting dance of the snowflakes and spectacular pas de deux with the Sugar Plum Fairy and her prince in the Kingdom of Sweets. 

Rashid Johnson - WavesEvent

Oct 20

Rashid Johnson - Waves

Unfolding across the entirety of both the gallery’s London spaces, an exhibition dedicated exclusively to the works of renowned contemporary American artist Rashid Johnson opens on 6 October 2020. The exhibition brings together new paintings and ceramic tile mosaics evolving from Johnson’s recurring themes of anxiety and escapism – subjects of poignant relevance in today’s socio-political climate.

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