Barbican autumn series announced - Britten Sinfonia

Barbican autumn series announced

We are pleased to announce three characteristically bold events in the Barbican Centre’s autumn-winter series. Later in 2022 we will continue our musical exploration with Anoushka Shankar and Manu Delago, give a gorgeous Christmas recital with Polyphony, and showcase the work of our talent development scheme for composers.

Magnum Opus showcase

Magnum Opus 2021-22 © Milly March

Magnum Opus 2021-22 © Milly March

1pm, Saturday 15 October 2022
St Giles Cripplegate

Britten Sinfonia’s year-long composer development programme, Magnum Opus, comes to a climax with the premieres of new chamber concertos by Aileen Sweeney, Jonathan Brigg and Nathan James Dearden.

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Anoushka Shankar and Britten Sinfonia

Anoushka Shankar, Jules Buckley & Britten Sinfonia at the 2020 BBC Proms

Prom 8: Britten Sinfonia conducted by Jules Buckley are joined in a socially distanced performance by Anoushka Shankar and Manu Delago in the Royal Albert Hall without audience on Friday 4 Sept. 2020.
Photo by Mark Allan/BBC

7.30pm, Saturday 15 October 2022

Superstar sitar player Anoushka Shankar performs dazzling arrangements of her own music with orchestra Britten Sinfonia, percussionist Manu Delago and conductor Jules Buckley.

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Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

Polyphony Choir

Britten Sinfonia, Polyphony and Stephen Layton come together for a glorious seasonal celebration of one of Bach’s finest oratorios, led by a handpicked cast of 12 specialist solo singers.

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Priority booking for supporters of Britten Sinfonia: 10am, Monday 4 April 2022 (join one of our membership schemes now to get access)
General booking: 10am, Friday 8 April 2022

Find out what else is coming up for Britten Sinfonia here.