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London, EC2Y 8DS United Kingdom
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Jun 2016

Culture, Music

Concert: Omara Portuondo and Diego El Cigala

10 Jun 2016 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Barbican, Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS United Kingdom
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For her 85 birthday, Omara Portuondo, one of the most renowned and powerful voices from Cuba, will perform with Spanish Flamenco singer Diego El Cigala. Last year they shared a stage for the first time. On this occasion they will go over the highlights of her career, from the days as a founding member of Cuarteto d'Aida to her time as the Buena Vista Social Club's leading lady. El Cigala provides new perspectives on those classics creating a unique fusion…

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Oct 2016

Music

The British Spanish Society Centenary Concert

26 Oct 2016
Barbican, Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS United Kingdom
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The Britsh Spanish Society present a Centenary concert with Guildhall School of Music featuring Granados and Goya. tittled "Love and Death"

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Nov 2016

Music

London Jazz Festival: Giulia Valle Trio

20 Nov 2016
Barbican, Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS United Kingdom
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Bassist and composer Giulia Valle is joined by pianist Marco Mezquida and David Xirgu at the drums for a jazz concert with music tinged by the spirit of her native Barcelona.

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Feb 2017

Dance

Blanca Li – Robot

22 Feb 2017 - 25 Feb 2017
Barbican, Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS United Kingdom
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Blanca Li has choreographed a show in which machines and humans interact in a poetic and playfully way. Robot is a multimedia spectacle performed by eight international dancers who shares the stage with NAO robots...

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Dec 2017

Cinema, Festival

Abstract Art in Motion: The Best of the Punto y Raya Festival

6 Dec 2017 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Barbican, Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS United Kingdom
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This session, part of the London Animation Film Festival, LIAF 2017, presents the Best of Punto y Raya Festival. The screening will be introduced by the organisers, Noel Palazzo and Ana Santos, who will also take part in a ScreenTalk following the showcase.

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Jan 2018

Music

A Spanish sound: The BBC Orchestra directed by Josep Pons

19 Jan 2018 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Barbican, Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS United Kingdom
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Aclaimed director Josep Pons will be presenting a very special Spanish sound at the Barbican Centre. With the help of the BBC Orchestra, Mr. Pons will introduce the audience to two of the most notorious Spanish composers of the 20th century: Manuel Falla, author of the ballet Amor Brujo (Love, the magician); and Enrique Granados, best known for his piano suites Goyescas. Mr. Pons will be joined by flamenco star María Toledo, as well as other notorious Spanish singers, including…

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Mar 2018

Music

Ara Malikian: the incredible Tour of Violin

12 Mar 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Barbican, Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS United Kingdom
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Performing for the first time in the city of London, violin star Ara Malikian joins the program of the Barbican Centre to present his personal approach to this classical instrument. Performing arrangements of works from Bowie to Bach and Led Zeppelin to Paganini, he will make sure to leave no one indifferent. Ara Malikian’s performances have been praised for his very personal style, a treat that has granted him various awards and the likes of Sting!, or The London Orchestra,…

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Oct 2018

Architecture & Design, Culture, Literature & Language, Painting, Photography, Visual Arts

Modern Couples

10 Oct 2018 11:00 am - 27 Jan 2019 11:00 pm
Barbican, Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS United Kingdom
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Barbican Art Gallery’s pioneering autumn exhibition Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde showcases the creative output of over 40 artist couples active in the first half of the 20th century.

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