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Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Silk Street, Barbican, EC2Y 8DT London, United Kingdom
Guildhall alumnus Ben Gernon makes a welcome return to the School to conduct the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s tragic last symphony.
Ben Gernon has quickly earned a reputation as one of the finest and most exciting young conductors working today. This season, he became Principal Guest Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, making him one of the youngest conductors to have held a titled position with a BBC orchestra.
Guildhall Symphony Orchestra
Ionel Manciu — violin
Ben Gernon — conductor
Albert Schnelzer — Tales from Suburbia
Shostakovich — Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77
Tchaikovsky — Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op.74 ‘Pateticheskaia’
£15, £10 (£5 concessions), available from the Barbican Box.
Young Barbican: £5 (subject to availability). 14–25? Become a Young Barbican member. online: barbican.org.uk/join-support/young-barbican