LSO Discovery Family Concert: Fantastic Folk


Suitable for 7- to 12-year-olds

Sun 7 Nov 2021 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Barbican Hall, London

Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No 5
Aaron Copland Buckaroo Holiday and Hoe Down from ‘Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo’
Lucy Hollins If You Did Everything Backwards; The Hungry Yeti
Modest Mussorgsky arr Maurice Ravel Baba Yaga from ‘Pictures at an Exhibition’
Edvard Grieg Extracts from ‘Peer Gynt’
Vaughan Williams arr Greaves Extract from ‘Fantasia on Greensleeves’
Béla Bartók Joc cu bâta from ‘Romanian Folk Dances’
Bedřich Smetana Vltava from ‘Má vlast’

Lucy Hollins presenter
London Symphony Orchestra


Tickets: £16 £12 £10

£3 online booking fee, £4 telephone booking fee per transaction - click here for more information on booking fees


Young people:
£5 for under-18s
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Barbican Access members:
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On sale dates

Priority Booking
From Friday 25 June 10am: LSO Patrons, LSO Pioneers & LSO Ambassador Friends
From Monday 28 June 10am: all LSO Friends (Ambassador, Benefactor, Associate & Supporter levels)

Public Booking
From Tuesday 6 July 10am


Please note that finish times are approximate and subject to change.

Experience the spectacle of a live symphony orchestra as the LSO and presenter Lucy Hollins explores the roots and origins of folk music. Immerse yourself in the rhythms and melodies of folk music and learn how composers, like Bartok, used these tunes as the basis for their music.

Your Visit
Following the relaxation of Government restrictions, from the start of the 2021/22 season seating will no longer be socially-distanced in the Barbican Hall. We encourage audience members to bring and wear a face covering, unless you are exempt. Click here for the latest infomation on the measures that are being taken for the safety and comfort of visitors to the Barbican Centre.

The Barbican Centre is fully accessible. Please visit this page for full details or contact us at [email protected] at any point ahead of your visit to let us know how we can support you.