Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


Barbican Hall
Silk Street


Edward ElgarCarillon, Op.75
Ludwig van BeethovenPiano Concerto no.5 in E flat major 'Emperor', Op.73 (arr. Lachner)
Sally BeamishEqual Voices


Gianandrea Noseda – Conductor
Nelson Freire – piano
Shuna Sendall – Soprano
Marcus Farnsworth – baritone
Simon Halsey – chorus director

London Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra

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Programme Note

One of the season’s highlights features a new choral work by Sally Beamish based on poetry by Andrew Motion, commissioned by the LSO. Gianandrea Noseda directs an Elgar rarity first performed in London in January 1915 to demonstrate sympathy with Belgian suffering during World War I. Brazilian pianist Nelson Freire first performed Beethoven’s 'Emperor' Concerto at the age of 12, and it has remained a centrepiece of his repertoire.

London Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda

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