Conductor Daniel Barenboim will once again team up with the Staatskapelle Berlin, following their widely-acclaimed Beethoven/Schoenberg project in 2010.
This April, the Southbank Centre plays host to the team's rendering of Bruckner's 7 th , 8 th and 9 th symphonies. The run opens on the 16 th with Mozart's Piano Concerto No.24 in C minor, followed by Bruckner's Symphony No. 7, one of the composer's most noted pieces. The remaining two Bruckner symphonies will be performed over the following three evenings, along with Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 22.
Tickets for the concerts range from £15-£85. Booking is available through LondonTown.com, who are also providing discounted hotels in London close to the Southbank Centre.
Amongst LondonTown.com's selection of discounted hotels and just a short walk across the river from the Southbank is the Rathbone Hotel in Oxford Street. For the duration of the performances, the Rathbone has double rooms available at a 61% discount (when booking through LondonTown.com). For 105 pounds per night, this four-star is ideally situated for exploring London's West End in between shows.
The four-star Royal Trafalgar Hotel is offering double rooms at an 87% discount – or 129 pounds per night – for the duration of the Bruckner season. LondonTown.com users have given this hotel an 86% approval rating – see the website for more details on the concerts, and to view more discounted hotels in London.