September 12, 2012, 2:30 pm -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- One of the most celebrated voices in modern classical music is set to light up East London's Barbican Centre this October with a one-off performance in conjunction with the London Symphony Orchestra, residents and regulars at the Barbican's biggest music venue.
Latvian mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca will be accompanied by her husband, the conductor Karel Mark Chicon, to sing a selection of French and Italian arias. The singer's voice has been described as Ďlustrous', Ďsilky' and Ďcreamy' and opera and classical fans are chomping at the bit to hear the real thing,
The concert takes place on 2 nd October 2012, with the London Symphony Orchestra bringing the accompaniment. Tickets start at £11, and go up to £45 for stalls. EC2'S Barbican Centre is one of the modern architectural wonders of the 20th century, a true original and gem whose brutalist structure and design marry art and functionality.
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These include a Citadines Barbican Apartment on Goswell Road for £182 on the night of the 2 nd October Ė a mere 5 minute walk from the Barbican, and a luxurious double room at the 4* The Rookery Hotel London, near Smithfields market, for £215.