Booking now open for 2018-19 Barbican season

Online general public booking for the 2018-19 Barbican season opens today (Fri 2 Feb 2018) at 10am.

Britten Sinfonia’s 2018-2019 season as Associate Ensemble at the Barbican offers an outstanding line-up of guest musicians, conductors and composers, with concerts that draw intriguing lines between a wide array of music from across four centuries.

Concerts include:

The Last Letter – 9 Nov 2018
The world premiere a new arrangement of Nico Muhly’s poignant The Last Letter as part of a compelling and dramatic evening of music and words.

Messiah – 19 Dec 2018
Britten Sinfonia are joined by a stellar quartet of soloists for a festive performance of Handel’s thrilling and jubilant Messiah.

Elder conducts Mahler & Brahms – 17 Jan 2019
Sir Mark Elder joins Britten Sinfonia for the second installment of their Brahms Symphony Cycle, paired with Mahler songs and a rarely heard gem by Delius.

A Sheen of Dew on Flowers – 11 Apr 2019
Joby Talbot’s new cantata, commissioned by Independent Opera, celebrates the bi-centenary of the birth of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

Beethoven Symphony Cycle (No’s 7 & 8) – 21 May 2019
A game of musical chairs plus a short but inventive symphony all bought together with a jubilant and joyous close, Britten Sinfonia’s Beethoven Cycle continues with Symphonies No. 7 and No. 8

Beethoven Symphony Cycle (No. 9) – 26 May 2019
Britten Sinfonia and Thomas Adès’ Beethoven Symphony Cycle concludes with Beethoven’s mighty ‘choral’ symphony and Gerald Barry’s feverish The Eternal Recurrence.

Donizetti’s Il Paria – 8 Jun 2019
A rare chance to hear Il Paria, one of Donizetti’s most innovative and daring scores, conducted by Sir Mark Elder with Britten Sinfonia in partnership with Opera Rara.

Further concerts will be announced during the Spring

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