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Barbican Centre is the largest
performing arts centre in Europe.
Located in the north of the City of London, in the heart of the Barbican Estate.
It was built as the City's gift to the nation, and opened in 1982, at a historical capital cost of £161 million (the equivalent to almost £400 million in 2007).
The Centre hosts classical and contemporary music concerts, theatre performances, film screenings and art exhibitions.
It also houses a library, 3 restaurants and a conservatory.
the BBC Symphony Orchestra are based in the Barbican Centre's concert hall.
The London Symphony Orchestra and
The Barbican Centre is owned the City of London Corporation, the third largest funder of the arts in the United Kingdom.