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Thursday 25 April-Thursday 30 May

Concert

The LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists recital series sees senior musicians from Guildhall School take to the Barbican stage before LSO concerts with free performances of complementary repertoire. Some of the performers are studying on the joint Guildhall Artist Masters Orchestral Artistry programme in association with the LSO.

Recitals are free to attend and do not have to be booked in advance.

Thursday 25 April
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Ravel String Quartet in F Major, 6pm

Marmen Quartet:
Johannes Marmen, Ricky Gore violins
Bryony Gibson-Cornish viola
Steffan Morris cello

Ravel String Quartet in F major

The Marmen Quartet, Guildhall String Quartet Fellows and ensemble winner of the 2018 Royal Over-Seas League Competition, presents Ravel’s much-loved String Quartet ahead of the London Symphony Orchestra’s concert of his orchestral music.

Wednesday 1 May

Stravinsky, 5.30pm

The LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists recital series sees senior musicians from Guildhall School take to the Barbican stage before LSO concerts with free performances of complementary repertoire. Some of the performers are studying on the joint Guildhall Artist Masters Orchestral Artistry programme in association with the LSO.

Recitals are free to attend and do not have to be booked in advance.

Sunday 5 May

John Adams Harmonielehre, 6pm

Ben Smith piano

Adams Phrygian Gates

Ahead of the London Symphony Orchestra’s performance of John Adams’ Harmonielehre, talented Guildhall pianist Ben Smith offers the chance to hear the American composer’s mesmeric Phrygian Gates.

Thursday 30 May

Ming Xie solo piano, 6pm

Ming Xie piano

Beethoven Sonata No 18 in E flat major Op 31 No 3
Rachmaninov/Mendelssohn Scherzo
Nimrod Borenstein Kangding Qingge Etude Op 66 No 5
Brahms Variations on a Theme of Paganini Op 35 Book 1

Ahead of the London Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with soloist Julia Fischer, prize-winning Guildhall musician Ming Xie performs piano works by the great composer.

Barbican Hall
Admission Free

www.gsmd.ac.uk

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