Barbican Centre News

Richard Tognetti AO Announced as the Recipient of the 2017 JC Williamson AwardRichard Tognetti AO Announced as the Recipient of the 2017 JC Williamson Award
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Andrew Kay AM, President of Live Performance Australia, today announced that Richard Tognetti AO, Artistic Director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, will be the recipient of the 2017 JC Williamson Award.  (more...)

Meredith Monk Presents Work-in-Progress Showings of 'Cellular Songs' This JuneMeredith Monk Presents Work-in-Progress Showings of 'Cellular Songs' This June
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Meredith Monk and members of her acclaimed Vocal Ensemble are set to perform work-in-progress showings of her upcoming music theater piece, Cellular Songs, at artist Jim Hodges' Queenslab, June 8–10. See below for event details. (more...)

Review Roundup: Jude Law Returns to the Stage in OBSESSIONReview Roundup: Jude Law Returns to the Stage in OBSESSION
by Review Roundups - Apr 26, 2017

Jude Law returned to the stage last night in the world premiere of OBSESSION, a stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti's 1943 film. It's part of Ivo Van Hove's Toneelgroep Amsterdam Barbican residency, which also includes the return of their ROMAN TRAGEDIES and a double bill based on Ingmar Bergman films. All four plays will be directed by van Hove. (more...)

Sadler's Wells Announces Autumn/Winter 2017 SeasonSadler's Wells Announces Autumn/Winter 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Sadler's Wells' new season features a world first for artistic research (more...)

Whistleblower! Branden Jacobs-Jenkins to Adapt German AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE for BroadwayWhistleblower! Branden Jacobs-Jenkins to Adapt German AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE for Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Director Thomas Ostermeier's critically lauded Schaubuhne production of AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE by Henrik Ibsen will be presented on Broadway in the 2017-2018 season at a theater to be announced. The acclaimed version by Florian Borchmeyer & Thomas Ostermeier will have a new English adaptation by MacArthur 'Genius' Fellow Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. (more...)

Stephen McKinley Henderson to Give Juilliard's 2017 Commencement AddressStephen McKinley Henderson to Give Juilliard's 2017 Commencement Address
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The Juilliard School will confer honorary doctorates upon six luminaries during its 112th commencement ceremony on Friday, May 19, 2017, at 11 a.m. in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway at 65th Street, New York City). (more...)

Sergio Trujillo Brings Underground World of Buenos Aires to A.R.T. in ARRABALSergio Trujillo Brings Underground World of Buenos Aires to A.R.T. in ARRABAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will present Arrabal, with a book written by John Weidman, music by Gustavo Santaolalla / Bajofondo, choreographed by Julio Zurita, and directed and co-choreographed by Sergio Trujillo. (more...)

Bristol Old Vic Ferment and The Leverhulme Trust Announce Recipients of the Leverhulme Arts ScholarshipsBristol Old Vic Ferment and The Leverhulme Trust Announce Recipients of the Leverhulme Arts Scholarships
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Bristol Old Vic Ferment have teamed up with The Leverhulme Trust to offer five Leverhulme Arts Scholarships running until April 2018, and are today delighted to announce the recipients. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at NY Philharmonic Performing in London for EUROPE/SPRING 2017 TOURPhoto Flash: First Look at NY Philharmonic Performing in London for EUROPE/SPRING 2017 TOUR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

The New York Philharmonic returned to London, its every-other-year home and the seventh stop on the EUROPE / SPRING 2017 tour. There, the Orchestra performed adventurous concerts as part of its third residency at the Barbican Centre under the auspices of its International Associates initiative. Highlights included Yo-Yo Ma in Composer-in-Residence Esa-Pekka Salonen's new Cello Concerto, John Adams with the New York Philharmonic String Quartet, and the first-ever Very Young People's Concert abroad.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Producers Sonia Friedman and Scott Rudin announced today that Tony® Award nominee Tom Sturridge, Olivia Wilde in her Broadway debut, and Tony® Award winner Reed Birney will lead the cast of the Broadway Premiere of the new stage adaptation of George Orwell's dystopian novel 1984.  The trio, who will portray the novel's classic characters Winston Smith, Julia and O'Brien, respectively, will be joined by Wayne Duvall (Parsons), Carl Hendrick Louis (Martin), Nick Mills (Syme), Michael Potts (Charrington), and Cara Seymour (Mrs. Parsons).  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

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Cheek By Jowl's THE WINTER'S TALE to be Screened in AprilCheek By Jowl's THE WINTER'S TALE to be Screened in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Following the successful screenings of Measure for Measure and Ubu Roi, Cheek by Jowl today announce the screening of their latest production of The Winter's Tale live from the Barbican Centre on 19 April at 7.30pm. The production is currently on an international tour ahead of performances at the Barbican, where it opens on 6 April, with previews from 5 April, and runs until 22 April. (more...)

World Music Virtuoso Anoushka Shankar Comes To FolsomWorld Music Virtuoso Anoushka Shankar Comes To Folsom
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The Harris Center proudly presents a singular figure renowned in both classical Indian and world music. Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar has garnered five Grammy Award-nominations and the title 'Asian Hero' by Time magazine. She studied sitar under her father and guru, the late Ravi Shankar, making her professional classical debut at the age of 13. With 11 recordings to her credit (including Traces of You, which features Anoushka's half-sister Norah Jones, and Home, from which her Folsom program will be culled), 'her exquisite sitar playing...lives up to the virtuosity that made her the youngest woman ever nominated for a World Music Grammy' (Harper's Bazaar). (more...)

Dawoud Bey To Be Featured Speaker At Arnold And Augusta Newman Lecture SeriesDawoud Bey To Be Featured Speaker At Arnold And Augusta Newman Lecture Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

 Known for his arresting photographs of Birmingham, AL and Harlem, NY in the 1960s and 70s, artist Dawoud Bey will speak about his latest projects at the Lowe on March 30 at 7 pm. A reception will follow his talk, which is a part of the Museum's Arnold and Augusta Newman Lecture Series in Photography. (more...)

American Composers Orchestra Presents ORCHESTRA UNDERGROUND: PAST FORWARD, 3/24American Composers Orchestra Presents ORCHESTRA UNDERGROUND: PAST FORWARD, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO), under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, continues its 40th Anniversary Season on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 7:30pm with Orchestra Underground: Past Forward at Carnegie Hall's subterranean Zankel Hall. (more...)

The National Theatre Announces Accenture as 'Partner for Innovation' and Supporter of the NT Immersive Storytelling StudioThe National Theatre Announces Accenture as 'Partner for Innovation' and Supporter of the NT Immersive Storytelling Studio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The National Theatre is delighted to announce Accenture as their 'Partner for Innovation' and supporter of the National Theatre's Immersive Storytelling Studio. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

India and the UK, bound together through history and shared values of democracy, rule of law and pluralism, share a strong and multi-faceted partnership with deep cooperation across various fields including economics, business, science, and culture. (more...)

Esa Pekka Salonen Leads Two Weeks Of Concerts At Chicago SymphonyEsa Pekka Salonen Leads Two Weeks Of Concerts At Chicago Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) in two subscription concert programs (March 2-11), recognizing Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer John Adams on the occasion of his 70th Birthday this year. (more...)

ACO Announces 40th Anniversary Season Featuring Reich's 80th Birthday Celebration, World Premieres by Paola Prestini, Trevor Weston, and David Hertzberg and More!ACO Announces 40th Anniversary Season Featuring Reich's 80th Birthday Celebration, World Premieres by Paola Prestini, Trevor Weston, and David Hertzberg and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO), under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, continues its 40th Anniversary Season on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 7:30pm with Orchestra Underground: Past Forward at Carnegie Hall's subterranean Zankel Hall. Now in its 13th year, Orchestra Underground continues as ACO's subversive and entrepreneurial redefinition of the orchestra as an elastic ensemble. Led by Manahan, Past Forward illustrates the role the past plays in the present, from composers' own personal explorations of their roots, to broader investigations of the universal role of memory and recollection. (more...)

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Presents February SeriesChamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Presents February Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (COP) announces a special music panel event "Composing Music in the 21st Century: Music Panel Discussion: How modern composers navigate the ever-changing economy of music." (more...)

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