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Sir Simon Rattle - Conductor

Barbican Hall, 8-Jan-2025 / 18:30

Royal Albert Hall, 6-Sep-2024 / 20:00

Royal Albert Hall, 5-Sep-2024 / 19:30

Barbican Hall, 3-Mar-2024 / 19:00

Barbican Hall, 29-Feb-2024 / 19:00

Barbican Hall, 28-Feb-2024 / 18:30

Barbican Hall, 11-Jan-2024 and 14-Jan-2024 / 19:00

Janáček: Jenůfa

Royal Albert Hall, 27-Aug-2023 / 19:30

Royal Albert Hall, 22-Aug-2023 / 19:30

Barbican Hall, 14-Jun-2023 and 15-Jun-2023 / 19:00

Barbican Hall, 23-Apr-2023 / 19:00

Barbican Hall, 20-Apr-2023 / 19:00

Favourite pieces

Berg's Violin Concerto performed in 2020 (January 19 and February,13 with Lisa Batiashvili) and 2018 (January, 14 with Isabelle Faust) .

Beethoven's Symphony No 7 performed in 2020 (January 15 and 16).

Dvořák's Slavonic Dances Op 46 performed in 2021 (May, 18) and 2016 (September).

John Adams' Harmonielehre performed in 2023 (April, 19 and 20) and 2019 (May, 5).

Sibelius' Symphony No 7 performed in 2019 (January 9 and 10).

Barbican Hall, 19-Apr-2023 / 18:30

  • John Adams: Harmonielehre

Barbican Hall, 11th and 13th of February 2023

Janáček: Katya Kabanova (Concert performance; sung in Czech)

  • London Symphony Chorus, Amanda Majeski as Katya, Simon O’Neill as Boris

Barbican Hall, 17-Dec-2022 / 19:00

  • Szymanowski: Stabat Mater
  • Brahms: German Requiem
  • Iwona Sobotka - Soprano, Hanna Hipp - Mezzo-soprano, Florian Boesch - Bass-baritone, London Symphony Chorus

Unfortunately, Simon Rattle's could not conduct concerts with Lucy Crowe, Andrew Staples, Roderick Williams on the 3rd and 6th of March 2022 at the Barbican Hall due to required minor surgery.

Barbican Hall, 14-Dec-2022 / 19:00

  • Stravinsky: Stravinsky Journey (arr Simon Rattle)

Barbican Hall, 1-Dec-2022 and 18-Sep-2022

  • Sibelius:
    • The Oceanides
    • Tapiola
  • Bruckner: Symphony No 7

Unfortunately, Simon Rattle's could not conduct concerts with Lucy Crowe, Andrew Staples, Roderick Williams on the 3rd and 6th of March 2022 at the Barbican Hall due to required minor surgery.

Simon Rattle's concerts, unfortunately, cancelled due to the pandemic

At the Barbican Hall scheduled for the 15th and the 22nd of April 2021.

At the Barbican Hall scheduled for the 17th, the 18th and the 21st of March 2021.

At the Barbican Hall with violinist Leonidas Kavakos scheduled for the 7th of January 2021.

At the Barbican Hall scheduled for the 1st, the 9th and the 17th of December 2020.

At the Barbican Hall scheduled for the 29rd of November 2020 and the 23rd of September 2020.

At the Barbican Hall with Christian Gerhaher scheduled for the 15th and 17th of September 2020.

At the Barbican Hall with Peter Donohoe scheduled for the 13th of September 2020.

At the Barbican scheduled for the 4th and 6th of June 2020, the 30th, 31st of May 2020, the 22nd, 23rd and the 26th of April 2020.

Barbican Hall, 30-Nov-2022 / 19:00

  • Schumann: Overture: Genoveva
  • Schumann: Piano Concerto
  • Rachmaninov: Symphony No 3

Barbican Hall, 14-Sep-2022 / 18:30

  • Berlioz: Le corsaire
  • Debussy: 'Fanfare' and 'Le sommeil de Lear' from Music to King Lear
  • Tōru Takemitsu: Fantasma/Cantos II
  • Ravel: La valse
  • Peter Moore - Trombone

Barbican Hall, 11-Sep-2022 / 19:00

  • Daniel Kidane: Sun Poem
  • Frank Bridge: Enter Spring
  • Elgar: Symphony No 2

Royal Albert Hall, 24-Aug-2022 / 19:30

  • Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C minor, ‘Resurrection’ (80 mins)

St Luke's, 17-Jun-2022 / 19:00

  • Miklós Rózsa: Violin Concerto
  • Roman Simovic - Violin

Barbican Hall, 16-June-2022 / 19:00

  • Gyorgy Ligeti: Atmosphères
  • Wagner: Prelude to Lohengrin
  • Betsy Jolas: Histoires Vraies (Håkan Hardenberger - Trumpet, Roger Muraro - Piano)
  • Brahms: Symphony No 2

Barbican Hall, 12-June-2022 / 19:30

Barbican Hall, 27-Apr-2022 / 19:30

St Luke's, 12-Mar-2022 / 18:30

  • Beethoven, Violin Concertos (Veronika Eberle - Violin):
    • Op 61 (with cadenzas by Jörg Widmann)
    • 'Fragment' from Violin Concerto in C Major

Barbican Hall, 9-Mar-2022 / 19:00

  • Berlioz: Overture to Le corsaire
  • Hannah Kendall, Sibelius, Bartók, Ravel

Barbican Hall, 9-Jan-2022 / 19:00

Barbican Hall, 6-Jan-2022 / 19:00

  • Unsuk Chin: Violin Concerto No 2, Scherben der Stille (world premiere, Leonidas Kavakos)
  • Sibelius: Symphony No 7
  • Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin – Suite

Barbican Hall, 16-Dec-2021 / 19:00

  • Debussy: Fanfare and Le sommeil de Lear from Music to King Lear
  • Berlioz: Overture to King Lear
  • Mahler: Symphony No 4

Barbican Hall, 8-Dec-2021 / 18:30

  • Mahler: Symphony No 4

Barbican Hall, 15-Sep-2021 / 18:30

  • Beethoven: Symphony No 6, Pastoral

Barbican Hall, 12-Sep-2021 / 19:00

  • Julian Anderson: Two movements from Exiles (world premiere)
  • Judith Weir: Natural History

Royal Albert Hall, 22-Aug-2021 / 19:30

  • Stravinsky:
    • Symphonies of Wind Instruments (12 mins)
    • Symphony in C
    • Symphony in Three Movements

Unless otherwise stated Sir Simon conducted the London Symphony Orchestra in the programmes shown on this website page.

Barbican Hall, 12-May-2021 / 19:00

  • Magdalena Kožená

Barbican Hall, 18-May-2021 / 19:30

  • Britten: The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
  • Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande - Suite

Barbican Hall, 9-May-2021 / 19:30

Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (arr Glen Cortese)

  • Magdalena Kožená

Barbican Hall, 14-Jan-2021 (two performances)

  • Schumann: Piano Concerto (Mitsuko Uchida - Piano)
  • Schubert: Symphony No 9, The Great

Barbican Hall, 7-Jan-2021 / 19:30

  • Haydn: Symphony No 86
  • Unsuk Chin: Violin Concerto No 2 (world premiere)
  • Schubert: Symphony No 9, The Great

Barbican Hall, 16-Feb-2020 / 19:00

Berg: Lulu – Suite and Beethoven: Symphony No 9 'Choral'

  • Iwona Sobotka - Soprano, Anna Stéphany - Mezzo-soprano, Robert Murray, Florian Boesch - Baritone, London Symphony Chorus

Barbican Hall, 19th of January and 13th of February 2020

Beethoven: Christ on the Mount of Olives

  • Elsa Dreisig - Soprano, Pavol Breslik - Tenor, David Soar - Bass, London Symphony Chorus

Barbican Hall, 16-Jan-2020 / 19:00

  • Berg:
    • Seven Early Songs (Dorothea Röschmann - Soprano)
    • Passacaglia
    • Three Pieces for Orchestra

Barbican Hall, 15-Jan-2020 / 18:30

  • Berg: Seven Early Songs (Dorothea Röschmann - Soprano)

Barbican Hall, 18th and 19th of September 2019

  • Brahms: Piano Concerto No 2 (Emanuel Ax)
  • Rachmaninov: Symphony No 2

Simon Rattle conducted a performance of Walton's Symphony No 1, the world premiere of Emily Howard's Antisphere and Colin Matthews' Violin Concerto on the 14th of September 2019.

Barbican Hall, 20-Jun-2019 / 19:30

London Symphony Orchestra, Guildhall School musicians

  • Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
  • Grainger: Lincolnshire Posy for Winds
  • Bruckner: Symphony No 4

Barbican Hall, 8-May-2019 / 19:30

Barbican Hall, 5-May-2019 / 19:30

Barbican Hall, 17-Feb-2019 / 19:00

Barbican Hall, 13th and 20th of January 2019

Barbican Hall, 10-Jan-2019 / 19:30

Barbican Hall, 9-Jan-2019 / 18:30

Barbican Hall, 16th and 18th of December 2018

Barbican Hall, 13-Dec-2018 / 19:30

Barbican Hall, 18-Sep-2018 / 19:30

Royal Festival Hall, 30-May-2018 / 19:30

Berliner Philharmoniker

Barbican Hall, 22-Apr-2018 / 19:00

Barbican Hall, 19-Apr-2018 / 19:30

Barbican Hall, 14-Jan-2018 / 19:00

Barbican Hall, 13-Jan-2018 / 19:30

London Symphony Chorus

Barbican Hall, 11-Jan-2018 / 19:30

Barbican Hall, 16th and 21st of December 2017

Bernstein: Wonderful Town (concert version)

Barbican Hall, 16-Dec-2017

Barbican Hall, 21st and 24th of September 2017

Barbican Hall, 17th and 19th of September 2017

Berlioz: The Damnation of Faust

Barbican Hall, 14-Sep-2017 / 19:30

Royal Albert Hall, 19-Aug-2017 / 19:30

Schoenberg: Gurrelieder

Barbican Hall, 9-Jul-2017 / 19:00

Royal Albert Hall, 3-Sep-2016 / 19:30

Barbican Hall, 14-Apr-2016 / 19:30