London Symphony Orchestra

London Symphony Orchestra

at Barbican Centre, London
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Shakespeare 400

Gianandrea Noseda is back for the final concert of a series marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, and exploring music inspired by his writing.

Janine Jansen, an energetic and authoritative violinist with an enviable international reputation, performs Shostakovich’s heroic Violin Concerto No 2, the last concerto he ever composed and one of his most moving works.

Berlioz’s Romeo and Juliet – Suite was his greatest and most daring symphony requiring a large orchestra, choir, and three soloists; it was described by Wagner as a work of ‘pure genius’.

London Symphony Orchestra

London Symphony Orchestra appearing at this event

The London Symphony Orchestra is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading orchestras. Its many activities include an energetic and ground-breaking education and community programme LSO Discovery, a record company LSO Live, a music education centre LSO St Luke's and pioneering work in the field of digital music. Since its formation in 1904 it has always attracted excellent players from all over the world, many of whom have flourishing solo, chamber music and teaching careers alongside their orchestral work. The LSO draws on an enviable roster of soloists and conductors, including Principal Conductor Valery Gergiev and Principal Guest Conductors Daniel Harding and Michael Tilson Thomas.

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Gianandrea Noseda

Classical conductor.

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Janine Jansen

Outstanding classical violinist from Holland who first took up the instrument at the age of six, made her debut at the age of fourteen and has since played with leading orchestras around the world.

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Barbican Centre

Silk Street
London
EC2Y 8DS

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