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Dec 12

Eglise Saint Bonaventure, Lyon

Maîtrise de l'Opéra : Rejoice ! Chants de Noël
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Bach, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV147: Jesu bleibet meine Fruede (Jesu, joy of man's desiring)
Vivaldi, Esurientes
Mendelssohn, As pants the hare, (Wie der Hirsch schreit) Psalm 42 in F major, Op.42
Brahms, Ave Maria
Fauré, Cantique de Jean Racine
Adam, Cantique de Noël
Debussy, Noël des enfants qui n'ont plus de maison
Britten, Fanfare for St Edmundsbury
Britten, New Year Carol
Britten, A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28
Chilcott, Sacred pieces
Rutter, A Clare Benediction
Rutter, Christmas Lullaby
Holst, Ave Maria, Op.9b
Maîtrise de l'Opéra de Lyon
Karine Locatelli, Conductor
Orchestre de l’Opéra de Lyon
Tue 12 Dec at 18:15
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
Bach, Toccata and Fugue in F Major, BWV540
David Titterington, Organ
Dec 12, 13

La Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Montreal

Bach's Magnificat
Edmund Angerer, Cassation in G major "Toy Symphony“
Saint-Saëns, Oratorio de Noël, Op.12
Bach, Magnificat in D Major, BWV243
Traditional, Christmas carols
Kent Nagano, Conductor
Audi Young Persons’ Choral Academy
Martin Steidler, Choirmaster / chorus director
Tue 12 Dec at 19:30

West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge

Bach and Telemann - Reversed Fortunes
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D major, BWV1050
Telemann, Concerto in E minor for flute and recorder TWV 52:e1
Telemann, Orchestral Suite in G major "Burlesque De Quixotte", TWV 55:G10
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 4 in G major, BWV1049
Bojan Čičić, Violin, Director
Rachel Brown, Flute, Recorder
Alastair Ross, Harpsichord
Academy of Ancient Music
Wed 13 Dec at 13:00

Temple Church, London

Greg Morris — Temple Church
Bach, Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C Major, BWV564
Bach, Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ (Fughetta) - organ chorale in C Major, BWV697
Bach, Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ - chorale prelude, BWV722
Bach, Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ in G Major, BWV604
Bach, Vom Himmel kam der Engel Schaar in G Minor, BWV607
Bach, Concerto in C Major, BWV595
Bach, Lobt Gott, ihr Christen, allzugleich - chorale prelude, BWV732
Bach, Lobt Gott, ihr Christen allzugleich (Orgel-Büchlein) in G Major, BWV609
Bach, Pastorale in F Major, BWV590
Bach, Christum wir sollen loben schon (Fughetta) - organ chorale in D Minor, BWV696
Bach, Christum wir sollen loben schon (Orgel-Büchlein) in D Minor, BWV611
Bach, Von Himmel hoch, da komm' ich her (chorale variations) - chorale prelude in C Major, BWV769
Greg Morris, Organ
Wed 13 Dec at 18:00

Sage One, Gateshead

Brandenburg Fest
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Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV1048
Wallen, Photography
Mozart, Adagio and Fugue for Strings in C minor, K546
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 4 in G major, BWV1049
Wagner, Little Moonhead
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 6 in B flat major, BWV1051
Kernis, Concerto with Echoes
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D major, BWV1050
Górecki, Harpsichord Concerto, Op. 40
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 in F major, BWV1047
Bruckner, String Quintet in F major, WAB 112: Adagio
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 1 in F major, BWV1046
Bradley Creswick, Director, Violin
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Wed 13 Dec at 18:15

Royal College of Music: Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, London

Historical Performance Concert
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Works by Bach
Works by Telemann
Works by Handel
Works by Leclair
Ashley Solomon, Director
RCM Historical Performance musicians
Wed 13 Dec at 18:15
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
David Titterington, Organ
Wed 13 Dec at 19:30

Müpa: Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, Budapest

J. S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio
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Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248 (Cantatas 1, 2, 4 and 6)
Marc Minkowski, Conductor
Ana Quintans, Soprano
Hannah Husahr, Soprano
Valerio Contaldo, Tenor
Yorck Felix Speer, Bass-baritone
Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble
Wed 13 Dec at 13:00

Wimpole Estate, Cambridge

A Baroque Christmas
Bach, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen! - Cantata, BWV51 (And other festive music)
Eboracum Baroque
Wed 13 Dec at 19:30

Musikverein: Brahms-Saal, Vienna

Bach, Ysaÿe, Prokofjew, Enescu, Ehrenfellner, Ernst
Bach, Violin sonata no. 1 in G minor, BWV1001
Ysaÿe, Violin Sonata no. 1 in G minor, Op.27 no.1
Prokofiev, Sonata for Solo Violin or Violins in Unison in D major, Op.115
Enescu, Impressions d’enfance, Op.28: Ménétrier
Ehrenfellner, Suites des Alpes, Op.36
Ernst, Variations on The Last Rose of Summer
Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, Violin
Thu 14 Dec at 18:15
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
Bach, Prelude and Fugue in B Minor, BWV544
Bach, Prelude and Fugue in A Major, BWV536
David Titterington, Organ
Thu 14 Dec at 19:30

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

Christmas Oratorio
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Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248 (Cantatas 4,5,6)
Charles Daniels, Tenor
Robert Quinney, Conductor
Oxford Choir of New College
Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
Thu 14 Dec at 20:00

Maison de la radio:Auditorium, Paris

Oratorio de Noël
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Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV1048
Christina Landshamer, Soprano
Ann Hallenberg, Mezzo-soprano
Mauro Peter, Tenor
Andrè Schuen, Baritone
Chœur de Radio France
Edward Caswell, Accordion
Dec 14, 15

Cadogan Hall, London

Bach Christmas Oratorio
Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248 (Parts I-III)
Handel, Blessed are they that considereth the poor, (Foundling Hospital Anthem) HWV 268
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus
Barts Choir
Ivor Setterfield, Conductor
Grace Davidson, Soprano
Katie Coventry, Mezzo-soprano
Ben Johnson, Tenor
Benedict Nelson, Baritone
Trafalgar Baroque Ensemble
Thu 14 Dec at 17:30

Saint Thomas Church, New York City

The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys performs Britten's "A Ceremony of Carols"
Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565
Ireland, The Holy Boy
Britten, Suite for harp, Op.83
Hadley, I sing of a maiden
Agócs, Love Is Come Again
Britten, A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28
The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys
Bridget Kibbey, Harp
Dec 15, 17 mat, eve

L'Auditori: Sala Pau Casals, Barcelona

Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 1 in D minor, BWV1052
Schumann, Fantasy in C major for violin and orchestra, Op.131
Strauss R., Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30
Kazushi Ono, Conductor
Frank Peter Zimmermann, Violin
Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya
Fri 15 Dec at 18:15
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
Bach, Prelude and Fugue in B Minor, BWV544
David Titterington, Organ
Fri 15 Dec at 19:30
The Choir of King's College London
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Nicolai, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
Praetorius, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
Weckmann, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme’
Buxtehude, Wachet auf, ruft uns, BuxWV101
Telemann, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
Bach, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme - Cantata, BWV140
Bach J.C.F., Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
Choir of King's College London
Joseph Fort, Choirmaster / chorus director
Dec 15, 17, 19

Lincoln Center: Alice Tully Hall, New York City

Brandenburg Concertos
Bach, The Brandenburg Concertos, BWV1046 - 1051
Kenneth Weiss, Harpsichord
Kristin Lee, Violin
Cho-Liang Lin, Violin
Daniel Phillips, Violin
Danbi Um, Violin
Mark Holloway, Viola
Yura Lee, Viola
Richard O'Neill, Viola
Efe Baltacigil, Cello
Nicholas Canellakis, Cello
Colin Carr, Cello
Joseph Conyers, Double Bass
Robert Langevin, Flute
Carol Wincenc, Flute
Randall Ellis, Oboe
James Austin Smith, Oboe
Stephen Taylor, Oboe
Peter Kolkay, Bassoon
Julie Landsman, French horn
Jennifer Montone, French horn
Brandon Ridenour, Trumpet
Fri 15 Dec at 19:30

Perth Concert Hall (Horsecross), Perth

Christmas Oratorio
Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248 (Parts I,IV,V & 6)
Dunedin Consort
John Butt, Director
Sat 16 Dec at 18:15
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
David Titterington, Organ
Sat 16 Dec at 19:00

Sage One, Gateshead

Christmas Oratorio
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Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248 ((Parts 1, 2, 3 & 6))
Lars Vogt, Conductor
Anna Devin, Soprano
William Towers, Countertenor
Ed Lyon, Tenor
David Soar, Bass
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Chorus of Royal Northern Sinfonia
Sat 16 Dec at 19:00

Royal Festival Hall, London

London Philharmonic Orchestra: Christmas Oratorio
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Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248
Vladimir Jurowski, Conductor
Maria Keohane, Soprano
Anke Vondung, Alto
Jeremy Ovenden, Tenor
Stephan Loges, Bass-baritone
London Philharmonic Choir
Sat 16 Dec at 12:00

Fundación Juan March, Madrid

Músicas al encuentro: jazz y clásica
Bach, Minuet in G Major, BWV Anh. 114
Gershwin, Prelude no. 2
Debussy, Children's Corner: Golliwog's Cakewalk
Evans, Time remembered
Peterson, estudio nº 1
Peterson, estudio nº 7
Chopin, Prelude in E minor, Op.28 no.4
Noelia Rodiles, Piano
Moisés P Sánchez, Piano
Lechner, Constanza, Piano
Federico Lechner, Piano
Fernando Palacios, Presenter
Sat 16 Dec at 19:00

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Lavenham

Bach - Christmas Oratorio
Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248
Bury Bach Choir
Suffolk Baroque Players
Fae Evelyn, Soprano
Valerie Reid, Mezzo-soprano
Anthony Gregory, Tenor
Tom Asher, Baritone
Philip Reed, Conductor
Sat 16 Dec at 19:30

St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, London

Bach Christmas Oratorio, abridged
Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248
City Bach Collective
Eclectic Voices
Scott Stroman, Conductor
Jenni Harper, Soprano
Clara Kanter, Alto
Robin Bailey, Tenor
Cheyney Kent, Bass
Hazel Brooks, Violin
Sat 16 Dec at 19:30

Reading University Great Hall, Reading

Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248 (Parts 1, 2, 3 and 6)
Sofia Larsson, Soprano
Olivia Warburton, Mezzo-soprano
Hiroshi Amako, Tenor
Johnny Herford, Baritone
Hampstead Chamber Orchestra
Patrick Allies, Conductor
Sat 16 Dec at 19:30

Emmanuel Church, Boston

Emmanuel Music presents the Christmas Oratorio in its entirety
Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248 (rare complete performance)
Ryan Turner, Conductor
Chorus of Emmanuel Music
Orchestra of Emmanuel Music
Sat 16 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Christmas Oratorio
Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248 (Parts I,IV,V & VI)
Dunedin Consort
John Butt, Director
Sat 16 Dec at 20:00

Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver

A Baroque Christmas Bach and More for Christmas
Programme to include:
Works by Bach
Vancouver Chamber Choir
Pacifica Singers
Vancouver Youth Choir
Vancouver Chamber Orchestra
John William Trotter, Conductor
Sat 16 Dec at 20:00

St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin

London Concertante - Christmas Baroque by Candlelight
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Vivaldi, The Four Seasons: Concerto in F minor "L'Inverno (Winter)", RV 297, Op.8 no.4
Bach, Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV1041
Ben Norris, Violin
London Concertante
Sat 16 Dec at 20:00

Nieuwe Kerk, The Hague

Magnificat
Muffat, Florilegium I: Suite no. 4 in B flat major, "Impatientia"
Muffat, Floregium II: Ouverture Colligati Montes no. 5 in G minor
Kuhnau, Magnificat in C major
Bach, Magnificat in E flat, BWV243a
Benjamin Bayl, Conductor
Hannah Morrison, Soprano
Grace Davidson, Soprano
Benno Schachtner, Countertenor
Jakob Pilgram, Tenor
Tomáš Král, Bass
B'Rock Orchestra
Vocalconsort Berlin
Sun 17 Dec at 11:30
Bach, the Universe and Everything: Antimatter Matters
Bach, Darzu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes - Cantata, BWV40
Sun 17 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
Bach, Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich in G Major, BWV605
Bach, Vom Himmel hoch, da komm'ich her in D Major, BWV606
Bach, Dies sind die heilgen zehn Gebot - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV679
Bach, Wir glauben all' an einen Gott - chorale prelude in E Minor, BWV681
Bach, Vater
David Titterington, Organ
Sun 17 Dec at 20:15
Master Pianist András Schiff: Beethoven, Brahms and Bach
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Mendelssohn, Fantasy in F sharp minor "Scottish sonata", Op.28
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 24 in F sharp major, "A Thérèse", Op.78
Brahms, Eight Piano Pieces, (Klavierstücke) Op.76
Brahms, Seven Fantasies for Piano, Op.116
Bach, English Suite no. 6 in D minor, BWV811
Sir András Schiff, Piano
Sun 17 Dec at 11:00

Laeiszhalle: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Weihnachtskonzert
Works by Albinoni
Works by Bach
Works by Handel
Works by Mozart
Works by Schubert
Markus Czieharz, Trumpet
Bonn Classical Philharmonic
Heribert Beissel, Conductor
Sun 17 Dec at 17:00

Schloss Charlottenburg, Orangerie, Berlin

Adventskonzert Schloss Charlottenburg
Works by Bach
Works by Vivaldi
Works by Corelli
Berliner Residenz Orchester
Sun 17 Dec at 19:00

Holy Trinity Church, Skipton

‘Snow and Angels’ - Pinsuti Chamber Choir sings Christmas
Willcocks, Gabriel's message
Howells, A Spotless Rose
Lane, Jonathan, There is no Rose of such Virtue
Bach, Cello suite no. 3 in C major, BWV1009 (Selected movements)
Holst, Lullay my liking
Warlock, Bethlehem Down
Leighton, Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child
Jackson, The Christ-Child
Sweelinck, Gaudete omnes et laetamini, SwWV 182
Quartel, Snow Angel
Pinsuti Choir
Beresford, Anna, Cello
Robert Webb, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sun 17 Dec at 19:30

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Christian Tetzlaff plays Bach
Bach, Other (Sonatas & Partitas)
Christian Tetzlaff, Violin
Sun 17 Dec at 20:00

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris

Christmas Oratorio
Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248
Maria Keohane, Soprano
Anke Vondung, Mezzo-soprano
Jeremy Ovenden, Tenor
Stephan Loges, Bass-baritone
Vladimir Jurowski, Conductor
London Philharmonic Choir
Mon 18 Dec at 18:15
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
Bach, Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich in G Major, BWV605
Bach, Vom Himmel hoch, da komm'ich her in D Major, BWV606
David Titterington, Organ
Mon 18 Dec at 19:30
Schütz, Das Wort ward Fleisch
Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248
Praetorius, Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen
Brahms, Es ist ein Ros entrsprungen, Op.122 no.8
Handel, Messiah (Highlights)
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Septura
Mon 18 Dec at 19:30
Bach, Mass in B minor, BWV232
Jonathan Sells, Director
Solomon's Knot
Mon 18 Dec at 20:00

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Berlin

Christmas Concert mit Cameron Carpenter
Works by Bach
Works by Messiaen
Works by Tchaikovsky
Various, Various Christmas Works
Cameron Carpenter, Organ
Brasssonanz
Berliner Singakademie
Achim Zimmermann, Conductor
Mon 18 Dec at 20:30

Philharmonie 2: Salle des concerts, Paris

Oratorio de Noël
Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248 (Cantatas I,II,IV,VI)
Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble
Marc Minkowski, Conductor
Lenneke Ruiten, Soprano
Ana Quintans, Soprano
Christopher Ainslie, Countertenor
Helena Rasker, Mezzo-soprano
Fabio Trümpy, Tenor
James Platt, Bass
Yorck Felix Speer, Bass-baritone
Dec 19, 22

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Vienna

Weihnachtsoratorium
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Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248 (Kantaten I - III)
Philippe Jordan, Conductor
Julia Kleiter, Soprano
Wiebke Lehmkuhl, Contralto
Werner Güra, Tenor
Andrè Schuen, Baritone
Wiener Singakademie
Heinz Ferlesch, Conductor
Tue 19 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
Bach, Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich in G Major, BWV605
Bach, Vom Himmel hoch, da komm'ich her in D Major, BWV606
Bach, Vom Himmel kam der Engel Schaar in G Minor, BWV607
Bach, In dulci jubilo (Orgel-Büchlein) in A Major, BWV608
Bach, Das alte Jahre vergangen ist (Orgel-Büchlein) in A Minor, BWV614
Bach, In dir ist Freude (Orgel-Büchlein) in G Major, BWV615
Bach, Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV547
David Titterington, Organ
Tue 19 Dec at 19:30

Müpa: Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, Budapest

Thomas Trotter and the Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge
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Works by Chilcott
Works by Gardner
Works by Tavener
Works by Bednall
Works by Howells
Works by Finzi
Works by Bach
Works by Mendelssohn
Works by Edmundson
Works by Dupré
Works by Dove
Works by Burton
Works by Darke
Works by Wade
Works by Gruber
Thomas Trotter, Organ
Cambridge Choir of St John's College
Andrew Nethsingha, Conductor
Tue 19 Dec at 20:00

Opéra de Dijon: Grand Salon, Dijon

Bach méconnu #2
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Bach, Partita no. 2 in C minor, BWV826
Bach, Suite in F minor, BWV823
Bach, Partita in A major, BWV832
Bach, Aria variata in A Minor, BWV989
Bach, Toccata in D major, BWV912
Brice Pauset, Harpsichord