London's Barbican Hall Announces Audience Returns for May 17

Abiding by COVID-19 restrictions, Barbican will be open to only 50 percent capacity


Prior to May 17, the venue will hold livestreams for all performances. Once in-person attendance commences, livestreams will still be held for global audiences.

Ticket prices vary between live attendance and livestream attendance. Folks returning to Barbican Hall in person will have to pay a ticket fee ranging from £20-40. Folks attending the livestreams will pay no more than £12.50. Livestream-goers will have up to 48 hours to view the concert once it has ended. Discounted tickets at prices from £5 to £10 are offered to individuals ages 14-25 via the student discount, Young Barbican.

Highlights for the performance for the opening of Barbican Hall include a premiere of composer Thomas Adès' Shanty - Over the Sea; a duo recital from Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason with music by Bridge, Britten, and Rachmaninoff; and a performance by the London Symphony Orchestra with Sir Simon Rattle, Michael Tilson Thomas, pianist Yuja Wang, and violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja.

Further details on safety measures can be found via this link,

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