Wildest Dreams

The natural world evoked in music

Debussy’s La Mer & Stravinsky’s Chant du Rossignol

The rhythm of the ocean, the play of the waves and the silvery song of the nightingale
Sunday 25 March 7pm, Barbican

BOULEZ Livre pour cordes
BARTÓK Violin Concerto No 2
EWAN CAMPBELL Frail Skies (world premiere)*
STRAVINSKY Chant du rossignal
DEBUSSY La Mer

London Symphony Orchestra
François-Xavier Roth
 conductor
Renaud Capuçon violin

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*Panufnik commission generously supported by Lady Hamlyn and the Helen Hamlyn Trust


Tippett’s The Rose Lake

The imaginary chant of the breathtaking, rose-hued Lake Retba in Senegal
Sunday 22 April 7pm, Barbican

TIPPETT The Rose Lake*
MAHLER comp COOKE Symphony No 10

London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle conductor

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*The performance of Tippett's The Rose Lake is supported by Resonate, a PRS Foundation initiative in partnership with Association of British Orchestras, BBC Radio 3 and Boltini Trust


Sibelius’ Violin Concerto & Symphonies Nos 5, 6 & 7

Four works that conjure up the elemental forces of nature and the legends of Finnish folklore

Sunday 15 April 7pm, Barbican

SIBELIUS Symphony No 5

London Symphony Orchestra
Susanna Mälkki
 conductor
Daniel Müller-Schott cello

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Thursday 17 May 7.30pm, Barbican

SIBELIUS Violin Concerto
SIBELIUS Symphony No 6
SIBELIUS Symphony No 7

London Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas 
conductor
Janine Jansen violin

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Ravel’s Rhapsodie espagnole

Spanish sketches that effortlessly bring to mind the colours and scorching sunshine of Spain
Sunday 3 June 7pm, Barbican

RAVEL Rhapsodie espagnole
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No 3
MUSSORGSKY arr RAVEL Pictures at an Exhibition

London Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda 
conductor
Yefim Bronfman piano

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