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.
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.
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.
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.
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.