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May 26, 27

Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Puccini, Tosca
Michael Rosewell, Conductor
Blanche McIntyre, Director
Florence de Maré, Set Designer
Paula Sides, Floria Tosca
Elin Pritchard, Floria Tosca
Alexander James Edwards, Mario Cavaradossi
Samuel Sakker, Mario Cavaradossi
Craig Smith, Baron Scarpia
Andrew Slater, Baron Scarpia
Timothy Connor, Cesare Angelotti
Aled Hall, Spoletta
Matthew Stiff, Sacristan
May 26

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

The Dream Team Returns
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Tchaikovsky, Les Saisons (The Seasons): Avril (April): Perce-neige (Snowdrop) (Orch. Sergei Abir)
Tchaikovsky, Les saisons (The seasons): Mai (May): Les nuits de mai (Starlit Nights) (Orch. Sergei Abir)
Tchaikovsky, Les Saisons (The Seasons): Juin (June): Barcarolle (Orch. Sergei Abir)
Tchaikovsky, Les Saisons (The Seasons): Juillet (July): Chant du faucheur (Song of the Reaper) (Orch. Sergei Abir)
Tchaikovsky, Les Saisons (The Seasons): Août (August): La moisson (Harvest) (Orch. Sergei Abir)
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C major, Op.26
Smetana, Má vlast: Vltava (The Moldau)
Smetana, Má vlast: Šárka
Smetana, Má vlast: Blaník
Simon Trpčeski, Piano
Vasily Petrenko, Conductor
Fri 26 May at 13:00

Regent Hall, London

Lunchtime Recital - Camilla Marchant (flute) Thomas Ang (piano)
Zgraja, Virtuoso Flamenco no.1
Barber, Canzone (Elegy), Op.38a
Boehme, Grand Polonaise, Op.16
Camilla Marchant, Flute
Thomas Ang, Piano
Fri 26 May at 13:00

Charlton House, London

Lunchtime Recital - Bryony Gibson-Cornish (viola) Gamal Khamis (piano)
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: excerpts
Schumann, Märchenbilder for viola and piano, Op.113
Bryony Gibson-Cornish, Viola
Gamal Khamis, Piano
Fri 26 May at 13:15

St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London

Bach, Franck, Lefébure-Wély, Mendelssohn, Andriessen, Mathias
Bach, Sinfonia to Cantata 29
Franck, Chorale No 2 in B Mino
Lefébure-Wély, Bolero de Concert
Mendelssohn, Sonata No2 in C Minor
Andriessen, Theme and Variations
Mathias, Processional
Andrew Wilson, Organ
Fri 26 May at 17:30

Foundling Museum, Brunswick Square, London

Friday Rush Hour: The Siren of Heaven
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Caccini, Il primo libro delle musiche
Juliet Fraser, Soprano
Jamie Akers, Theorbo
Fri 26 May at 19:00

Sheffield City Hall: Irwin Mitchell Oval Hall, Sheffield

Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
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Mussorgsky, Khovanshchina: Prelude "Dawn on the Moscow River"
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, Op.54
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Yuri Simonov, Conductor
Freddy Kempf, Piano
Fri 26 May at 19:30
Jean-Guihen Queyras with Geneva Camerata – Haydn: Second Cello Concerto
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Boccherini, Symphony no. 4 in D minor "La Casa del diavolo", Op.12 no.4, G 506
Haydn, Cello Concerto no. 2 in D major, Hob VIIb:2
Bartók, Divertimento for Strings, Sz 113
Keren, Fantasy on I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’ from Porgy and Bess
Jean-Guihen Queyras, Cello
Geneva Camerata
David Greilsammer, Conductor
Fri 26 May at 19:30

Truro Cathedral, Truro

The Sixteen Choral Pilgrimage Tour, Truro
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Poulenc, Salve Regina
Palestrina, Surge amica mea
Palestrina, Surgam et circuibo civitatem
Palestrina, Parce mihi, Domine
Poulenc, Quatre motets pour un temps de penitence
Palestrina, Peccantem me quotidie
Palestrina, Missa L’Homme armé: Kyrie
Palestrina, Missa L'Homme armé: Gloria
Palestrina, Missa L'Homme armé: Credo
Poulenc, Un soir de neige
Palestrina, Missa Salve Regina
Poulenc, Mass in G: Agnus Dei
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, Conductor
Fri 26 May at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sibelius Five
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Sibelius, Canzonetta (Rondino der Liebenden) for string orchestra, Op.62a
Sibelius, Scene with Cranes, Op.44 no.2
Sibelius, Valse triste, Op.44 no.1
Mahler, Rückertlieder
Beethoven, Leonore Overture no. 3, Op.72b
Sibelius, Symphony no. 5 in E flat major, Op.82
Jennifer Johnston, Mezzo-soprano
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Fri 26 May at 19:30
Messiaen's Turangalîla-Symphonie
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Messiaen, L'Ascension - 4 meditations symphoniques
Messiaen, Turangalîla-symphonie
Sakari Oramo, Conductor
Steven Osborne, Piano
Cynthia Millar, Ondes Martenot
May 26, 27, 28 mat, 30, 31, Jun 01, 02, 03

King's Head Theatre, Islington, London

The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)
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Mozart, The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)
Charles Court Opera
May 26, 27

Guildhall School of Music & Drama: Silk Street Theatre, London

The Wager
Deqing, The Wager
Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Shanghai Opera House
May 26, 27

Oxford Mathematical Institute, Oxford

Autopilot Saves Model S
Galvani, Autopilot Saves Model S (A New Opera by Marco Galvani and Leoe Mercer)
Faded Ink Productions
Tomos Watkins, Conductor
Timothy Coleman, Director
May 26, 27

Barbican Theatre, London

Darren Johnston: Zero Point
May 26, 29 mat

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Don Carlo
Verdi, Don Carlo(s) (5 acts, in Italian)
Royal Opera
Bertrand de Billy, Conductor
Nicholas Hytner, Director
Bob Crowley, Set Designer
Ildar Abdrazakov, Philip II
Bryan Hymel, Don Carlo
Christoph Pohl, Rodrigo
Simone Piazzola, Rodrigo
Paata Burchuladze, Grand Inquisitor
Kristin Lewis, Elisabetta di Valois
Ekaterina Semenchuk, Princess Eboli
Andrea Mastroni, A Monk
Angela Simkin, Tebaldo
Emily Edmonds, Tebaldo
David Junghoon Kim, The Count of Lerma
Francesca Chiejina, A Voice from Heaven
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
May 26, 27 mat, eve, 29, 30, 31 mat, eve, Jun 01, 02, 03 mat, eve, 05, 06, 07 mat, eve, 08, 09, 10 mat, eve

Dominion Theatre, London

An American in Paris
An American in Paris (Wheeldon) (Christopher Wheeldon)
Leanne Cope, Dancer
Robert Fairchild, Dancer
Fri 26 May at 13:05

St Mary at Hill, London

Telemann 250th Anniversary Series - Sinfonia Spirituosa
Telemann, Sinfonia Spirituosa in D major, TWV 44:1
Rameau, Les Indes Galantes: suite
Heinichen, Concerto in G major for Oboe, Bassoon, Cello, and Continuo
Telemann, Tafelmusik Part I: Conclusion in E minor, TWV 50:5
Bellot Ensemble
Edmund Taylor, Violin
Samoon Kennedy, Violin
Sarah Hill, Violin
Turicanu, Iulian, Violin
Moore, Helena, Violin
Walsh, Sarah, Violin
Cass, Alvaro, Violin
Taylor, Judy, Violin
Simon Ballard, Viola
Ballard, Rachel, Viola
Garside, Jacob, Cello
Lucia Capellaro, Cello
Verster, Alexander, Double Bass
Alexandra Kremakova, Harpsichord
Yu-Wei Hu, Flute
Brown, Morven, Flute
Nicola Barbagli, Oboe
Scott Deuchar, Grace, Oboe
Fri 26 May at 16:45

Village Hall, Dorchester-on-Thames

The Mystic Trumpeter - the road to absolute greatness. Chris Cope discusses the British composer Gustav Holst and launches the new Holst Society
Fri 26 May at 19:30

Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames

British World Premieres with the BBC Concert Orchestra
World première
Vaughan Williams, Henry V, Overture (Orchestral vers. World Premiere )
Delius, In a Summer Garden (original version)
Vaughan Williams, EFDS Folk Song March (World Premiere)
Holst, Mystic Trumpeter
Stanford, Concert Overture (World Premiere)
Phillips, Symphony in C minor (World Premiere)
BBC Concert Orchestra
Martin Yates, Conductor
Ilona Domnich, Soprano
Fri 26 May at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Concert Fantastique
Pärt, Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, Op.14
Simpson, NOX – concerto for cello and orchestra
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena, Conductor
Leonard Elschenbroich, Cello
Fri 26 May at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

Osmo Vänskä leads the Curtis Symphony Orchestra
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 1 in D minor, Op.15
Strauss R., A Hero's Life (Ein Heldenleben), symphonic poem, Op.40
Curtis Symphony Orchestra
Peter Serkin, Piano
Osmo Vänskä, Conductor
Fri 26 May at 19:30

St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

London Concertante perform Bach's Brandenburg Concertos by Candlelight
Mozart, Divertimento in D major, K131
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D major, BWV1050
Handel, Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op.6 No.7, HWV 325
Mozart, Quartet in D for Flute, Violin, Viola and Cello, K285
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 4 in G major, BWV1049
Ben Norris, Violin
David Gordon, Harpsichord
Siobhan Grealy, Flute
Tom Hancox, Flute
London Concertante
Fri 26 May at 19:30

Bath Forum, Bath

Brahms, Beethoven
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 1 in D minor, Op.15
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Herbert Blomstedt, Conductor
Martin Helmchen, Piano
Fri 26 May at 19:30

All Saints Hove, Brighton

Doric String Quartet
Haydn, String Quartet no. 48 in C major, Op.64 no.1, Hob III:65
Brahms, String Quartet in C minor, Op.51 no.1
Adams, John's Book of Alleged Dances (Selection)
Haydn, String Quartet no. 52 in E flat major, Op.64 no.6, Hob III:64
Doric String Quartet
Fri 26 May at 19:30

St Mary's Church, Frinton on Sea

Mozart, * Max, Dvořák
Mozart, Quartet for Piano and Strings in E flat, K493
Max, Noah, Sojourn (world premiere)
Dvořák, Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op.87
Barbican Piano Trio
Adam Newman, Viola
Fri 26 May at 19:30

St Anne's, Hoxton, London

Verdi, Otello
Kent Opera
Andrew G. Charity, Conductor
Steve Tiller, Director, Set Designer, Costume Designer
John Rodger, Otello
Lorna Rushton, Desdemona
Chris Childs-Santos, Iago
Joanna Gamble, Emilia
Rhys Bowden, Cassio
Panos Ntourntoufis, Roderigo
Ian Wilson-Pope, Lodovico, Montano, Herald
Kent Sinfonia
Fri 26 May at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Escher String Quartet
Haydn, String Quartet no. 65 in E flat major, Op.76 no.6, Hob III:80
Bartók, String Quartet no. 3, Sz. 85
Grieg, String Quartet in G minor, Op.27
Escher String Quartet
Fri 26 May at 19:45

Ulster Hall, Belfast

The Season’s Grand Finale
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Shostakovich, Festive Overture in A major for orchestra, Op.96
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Prokofiev, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, Op.100
Stephen Hough, Piano
Rafael Payare, Conductor
Fri 26 May at 22:00

Wigmore Hall, London

Nordic Folk Music
The Danish String Quartet