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05.07.2024 – 07.06.2024

Classical Pride – at the Barbican

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Classical Pride is a five day festival in Lonaon celebrating queer classical music, and many of the performances are at the Barbican Centre.

Following the huge success of its inaugural year, Classical Pride with ViiV Healthcare and GAY TIMES has grown in size and presents a five-day festival of major events taking place from 3-7 July in London.

Classical Pride’s season also includes the London Symphony Orchestra with Oliver Zeffman, Nick Grimshaw and a line-up of star soloists presenting a diverse programme of LGBTQ+ composers at the Barbican including a world premiere of brand new work by Jake Heggie with a text by Taylor Mac.

Classical Pride is non-profit with net proceeds donated to three important LGBTQ+ charities; Rainbow Railroad, Terrence Higgins Trust & GAY TIMES' Amplifund.

Classical Pride 2024 - festival dates at the Barbican:

  • 5 July - My Beloved Man, Milton Court Concert Hall, Barbican
  • 6 July - A Proud Future, St Giles Cripplegate, Barbican
  • 7 July - Julius Eastman’s Gay Guerilla, Barbican Foyer
  • 7 July - LSO with Oliver Zeffman & Nick Grimshaw, Barbican Hall

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