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Dec 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23

Opernhaus, Zürich

Musikalischer Adventskalender
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Works by Various
Members of Philharmonia Zurich
Dec 07

La Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Montreal

Till Fellner and Beethoven's Fourth Concerto
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Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Dutilleux, Symphony no. 2
Ravel, La Valse, for orchestra
Kent Nagano, Conductor
Till Fellner, Piano
Dec 07, 08, 09

Rudolfinum: Dvořák Hall, Prague

Messiaen, Turangalîla-symphonie
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Valérie Hartmann-Claverie, Ondes Martenot
David Robertson, Conductor
Dec 07

Kursaal Auditorium, San Sebastián

Saint-Saëns, Poulenc, Debussy
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Saint-Saëns, Suite Algérienne, Op.60
Poulenc, Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in D minor, Op.61
Debussy, Images, Set 3 no. 2: Ibéria, for orchestra
Debussy, Images, Set 3 no. 3: Rondes de printemps, for orchestra
Jun Märkl, Conductor
Katia Labèque, Piano
Marielle Labèque, Piano
Euskadiko Orkestra Sinfonikoa
7 December at 11:00

Paderhalle, Paderborn

Konzert für junge Leute: Spices, Perfumes, Toxins!
Dorman, Spices, Perfumes, Toxins!
Aron Leijendeckers, Percussion
Daniel Townsend, Drums
Markus Huber, Conductor
7 December at 13:05
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 15 in B flat, K450
London Mozart Players
Howard Shelley, Piano
7 December at 19:30

Paderhalle, Paderborn

Abonnementkonzert: Spices, Perfumes, Toxins!
Rossini, William Tell: overture
Dorman, Spices, Perfumes, Toxins!
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 4 in A major "The Italian", Op.90
Aron Leijendeckers, Drums
Daniel Townsend, Drums
Markus Huber, Conductor
7 December at 19:30

Lighthouse, Poole

Fireworks from Armenia
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Karayev, 7 Beauties
Khachaturian, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 46
Tchaikovsky, Suite no. 3 in G major, for orchestra, Op.55
Kirill Karabits, Conductor
Nemanja Radulović, Violin
7 December at 19:30

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

Vladimir Ashkenazy and the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
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Brahms, Academic Festival Overture for large orchestra, Op.80
Lidström, Rigoletto Fantasy for Cello and Orchestra
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Mats Lidström, Cello
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor
Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
7 December at 19:30

Victoria Concert Hall, Singapore

SNYO & SSCC Pre-Tour Concert: Colours of S.E.A.
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Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman): overture
Ravel, Miroirs: Une barque sur l'océan
Vaughan Williams, Sea Songs
Wang, The Sisters' Island
Tang, Where go the boats
Schubert, Piano Quintet in A major, "The Trout", D.667
Rachmaninov, Spring torrents, (Vesennije vody), Op.14 no.11
Fook, Yibu Yibu Lai (arr. Samuel Tan)
Fook, Xinyao Medley (arr. Samuel Tan)
Singapore National Youth Orchestra
Leonard Tan, Conductor
Singapore Symphony Children’s Choir
Wong Lai Foon, Choirmaster / chorus director
7 December at 19:30

Bedford Corn Exchange, Bedford

Tchaikovsky: Winter Tales
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Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Letter Scene (Vi mnye pisali)
Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Waltz
Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: final scene
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: excerpts
Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker Suite: excerpts
Jac van Steen, Conductor
Veronika Dzhioeva, Soprano
7 December at 19:30

Teatru Manoel, Valletta

BOV Joseph Calleja Foundation Winter Concert
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Brian Schembri, Conductor
Joseph Calleja, Tenor
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra
7 December at 19:30

Royal Festival Hall, London

London Philharmonic Orchestra: Postcards from Russia
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Glinka, Spanish Overture no. 2, "Recollection of a Summer Night in Madrid"
Prokofiev, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.58
Dargomyzhsky, Baba-Yaga, Fantasy-Scherzo
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 2 in C minor "Little Russian", Op.17
Vladimir Jurowski, Conductor
Steven Isserlis, Cello
7 December at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducts The Firebird
World première
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Burrell, Concerto for Brass and Orchestra
Haydn, Symphony no. 83 in G minor "The Hen"
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite
Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Conductor
7 December at 19:30

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

Ex Cathedra: Christmas Music by Candlelight
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Ex Cathedra Consort
Jeffrey Skidmore, Conductor
7 December at 20:00

Riverhouse Barn, Walton-on-Thames

The Allegri String Quartet with Joy Lisney
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Schubert, String Quartet no. 14 "Death and the Maiden" in D minor, D.810
Schubert, String Quintet in C major, D.956
Joy Lisney, Cello
Allegri Quartet
7 December at 20:00

Heinrich Lades Hall, Erlangen

Nikolaj Znaider dirigiert Tschaikowsky, Berio und Prokofjew
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Boccherini, La Musica Notturna delle Strade di Madrid in C major, Op.30 no.6, G 324
Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Berio, Quattro versioni originali della "Ritirata notturna di Madrid" di Luigi Boccherini
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: excerpts
Nikolaj Znaider, Conductor
Ilia Garnet, Violin
Raúl Teo Arias, Violin
Branko Kabadaic, Viola
Ulrich Witteler, Cello
Matthias Ranft, Cello
7 December at 20:00
English Chamber Orchestra & Christian Zacharias: La Folle Journée
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Haydn, Symphony no. 83 in G minor "The Hen"
Mozart, Quartet for Piano and Strings in E flat, K493
Poulenc, Sinfonietta
Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K492: overture
English Chamber Orchestra
Christian Zacharias, Piano
7 December at 20:00

Rhein-Mosel-Halle, Koblenz

Wiener Johann Strauß Konzert-Gala
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Strauss I, Jubel-Quadrille
Strauss I, Sperl-Galopp, Op.42
Strauss I, Loreley Rheinklänge, Op.154
Strauss II, Process, Op.294
Strauss II, Romanze Nr. 2 in g-Moll für Cello und Orchester, Op.255
Strauss II, Reiter-Marsch, Op.428
Strauss II, Im russischen Dorfe, Op.355
Strauss II, Par force!, Op.308
Strauss II, You and You, Op.367
Strauss II, Das Spitzentuch der Königin: Ouvertüre
Strauß III, Schlau-Schlau, Op.6
Strauss II, Traumbild Nr. 2
Strauss II, Cagliostro in Wien: Overture
Strauss, Village Swallows from Austria (Waltz)
Strauss II, Orpheus-Quadrille, Op.236
Taras Lenko, Conductor
7 December at 20:30
Sir András Schiff Selects: Mishka Rushdie Momen, piano
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Mozart, Fantasia for Piano in C minor, K475
Janáček, From the Street: Piano Sonata 1 X 1905
Schumann, Waldszenen, Op.82
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 28 in A major, Op.101
Mishka Rushdie Momen, Piano
Dec 07, 14, 17, 21, 23

Schloss Charlottenburg, Orangerie, Berlin

La Folia - Die Leidenschaftliche
Works by Vivaldi
Works by Monteverdi
Works by Corelli
Works by Handel
Berliner Residenz Orchester
Vladi Corda, Violin
Dec 07, 08, 09

Tonhalle: Grosser Saal, Zürich

Orchestral Magic
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Bruckner, Symphony no. 9 in D minor, WAB 109
Bernard Haitink, Conductor
Sir András Schiff, Piano
Dec 07, 08

Philharmonie 1: Grande salle, Paris

Beethoven, Strauss, Wagner
Beethoven, Symphony no. 3 in E flat major "Eroica", Op.55
Strauss R., Death and Transfiguration (Tod und Verklärung), Op.24
Wagner, Siegfried (Ectracts from Act II)
Wagner, Tannhäuser: Overture
Herbert Blomstedt, Conductor
Dec 07, 09

Victoria Hall, Geneva

Symphony Serie 4
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 5 in A major "Turkish", K219
Darbellay, Anges: L´univers mystérieux de Paul Klee
Martinů, Memorial to Lidice, H 296
Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op.67
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Hartmut Haenchen, Conductor
Daniel Lozakovitj, Violin
7 December at 12:30

Konzerthaus: Schubert-Saal, Vienna

Musik und Dichtung mit Jörg Ratjen und Sam Haywood
Uraufführung
Britten, Night Piece for solo piano
Adès, 3 Mazurkas, Op.27
MacMillan, For Ian
Turnage, True Life Stories
Beamish, Kyle Song
Haywood, The Other Side (UA)
Jörg Ratjen, Reader
Sam Haywood, Piano
7 December at 14:15

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The Hallé - Ravel, Haydn and Brahms
Ravel, Mother Goose Suite (Ma Mère l'Oye)
Haydn, Symphony no. 88 in G major
Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
The Hallé
Ryan Wigglesworth, Conductor
Viviane Hagner, Violin
7 December at 17:00

Palazzo Pitti (Sala bianca), Florence

Federico Maria Sardelli
Mozart, Symphony no. 9 in C, 9, K73
Haydn, Symphony no. 39 in G minor
Bach C.P.E., Symphony in D major, Wq 183/1
Mozart, Symphony no. 27 in G-Dur, K199 (K161b)
Orchestra of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Federico Maria Sardelli, Conductor
7 December at 18:30

St George's German Lutheran Church, London

West Gallery Christmas Concert
Cooke, While Shepherds watched their flocks by night
Anonymous, Shepherds, rejoice, and send your fears away
Knapp, Behold, I bring you glad tidings
Wainwright, Christians awake, salute the happ morn
Ravenscroft, Remember, O thou man
Broderip, Arise and hail the sacred day
Schemelli, O Jesulein mild!
Francis Roads, Conductor
London Gallery Quire
7 December at 19:00

Jacqueline Du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's College, Oxford

Romantic Trilogy 1: Sara Trickey (violin), Daniel and Joseph Tong (piano)
Fauré, Romance Violin and Piano Op.28
Liszt, Années de pèlerinage, Deuxième année, Italie: Sonetto del Petrarca no. 104, S 161 no. 5
Liszt, Mephisto Waltz no. 1, "Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke", S 514
Brahms, Variations for Piano Four Hands on a Theme by Schumann, Op.23
Fauré, Violin sonata no. 1 in A major, Op.13
Sara Trickey, Violin
Daniel Tong, Piano
Joseph Tong, Piano
7 December at 19:30

Fundación Juan March, Madrid

Compositores Sub-35 (V)
García-Tomás, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Virgós, L'electromechanique
Giner, Enlightened
Escudero, Custom #3
Mur Ros, Holy Array
Ensemble DRAMA!
7 December at 19:30

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Vienna

Klavierabend Grigory Sokolov
Schumann, Arabeske in C major, Op.18
Schumann, Fantasy in C major for piano, Op.17
Grigory Sokolov, Piano
7 December at 19:30

Guildhall School of Music & Drama: Milton Court Hall, London

The Glory of Venice
Works by Monteverdi
Works by Castello
Academy of Ancient Music
Richard Egarr, Conductor
Rowan Pierce, Soprano
Carolyn Sampson, Soprano
7 December at 19:30

Blackheath Halls: Recital Room, London

Trinity Laban Jazz Double Bill
Churchill, Other (Folk, gospel, soul & more)
Works by Basie
Works by Mingus
Works by Monk
Works by Silver
Works by Jones
Trinity Laban Jazz Ensembles
Trinity Laban Jazz Choir
7 December at 19:30

Arts Centre Melbourne: Hamer Hall, Melbourne

Vivaldi & Bach
Bach, Violin Concerto in E major, BWV1042
Vivaldi, Concerto for two violins and cello in D minor
Kats-Chernin, Miniatures for Strings
Vivaldi, Concerto in D major for 2 violins, 2 cellos and strings, RV 564
Bach, Orchestral Suite no. 2 in B minor, BWV1067
Richard Tognetti, Conductor
Satu Vänskä, Violin
Helena Rathbone, Violin
Timo-Veikko Valve, Cello
Maxime Bibeau, Double Bass
Genevieve Lacey, Recorder
7 December at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Schumann and Schubert
Schumann, Album für die Jugend, Op.68 (Selection)
Schumann, 7 Clavierstücke in Fughettenform, Op.126
Schumann, Kinderszenen, Op.15
Schubert, Piano Sonata no. 21 in B flat major, D.960
Andreas Staier, Harpsichord
7 December at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

London International Orchestra
Suppe, The Beautiful Galathea Overture
Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61: Nocturne
Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61: Scherzo
Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini in A minor for piano and orchestra, Op.43
Bizet, Carmen Suite
Bizet, Carmen: "The Flower Song" La fleur que tu m'avais jetée
Delibes, Coppélia: Prelude
Delibes, Coppelia: Mazurka
Puccini, Turandot: Nessun dorma
de Curtis, Non ti scordar di me
Tchaikovsky, 1812 Festival overture in E flat major, Op.49
Boothroyd, Baroness Betty
Sasha Grynyuk, Piano
David Butt Philip, Tenor
Toby Purser, Conductor
7 December at 19:30

Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury

Handel's Messiah - A Christmas Concert
Handel, Messiah
Salisbury Cathedral Choir
City of London Sinfonia
David Halls, Conductor
Fflur Wyn, Soprano
Robin Blaze, Countertenor
Nicholas Mulroy, Tenor
Matthew Brook, Bass-baritone

St Leonard's Church, Shoreditch, London

Shakespeare in Love
Purcell, The Fairy Queen, Z 629: suite (with songs by his contemporaries)
Handel, Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17: Presti omai l'Egizia terra
Handel, Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17: Cara speme, questo core
Handel, Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17: Caro! Bella!
The English Concert
Harry Bicket, Director
Mary Bevan, Soprano
Tim Mead, Countertenor
7 December at 19:30
Nicola Benedetti: Tchaikovsky
Rimsky-Korsakov, The Tsar's Bride: Overture
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Strauss R., A Hero's Life (Ein Heldenleben), symphonic poem, Op.40
Nicola Benedetti, Violin
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Omer Meir Wellber, Conductor
7 December at 19:30

Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham

Clare Hammond (piano)
Jacquet de la Guerre, Suite no.6 in G major
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 4 in E flat major, Op.7
Fauré, Selection from Nocturnes
Boulanger, D'un vieux jardin
Stravinsky, Petrushka: Suite for piano
Dutilleux, Au Gré des Ondes, short pieces for piano
Clare Hammond, Piano
7 December at 20:00

Philharmonie, Cologne

Russische Weihnachten
Works by Various
Moskauer Kathedralchor
7 December at 20:00

Gare du Nord, Bahnhof für Neue Musik, Basel

«Wölfli im Schaltjahr» – ensemble proton bern
Kikoutchi, Der Schööpfer (Uraufführung)
Schmucki, brotkunst / 54 stück / farbstifte papier tabak (Uraufführung)
Feldmann, … unsichtbahr Text … , Wolfs-«Allgebrah» (Uraufführung)
Ensemble Proton Bern
7 December at 20:00

Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto

All Tchaikovsky
Tchaikovsky, Hamlet, Fantasy Overture in F minor, Op.67
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.23
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
John Storgårds, Conductor
Lukas Geniušas, Piano
7 December at 20:00

Chapelle de la Trinité, Lyon

Charpentier : Histoires sacrées
Charpentier, Judith
Charpentier, Magdalena Lugens
Charpentier, Cécile vierge et martyre
Caroline Weynants, Soprano
Lucile Richardot, Mezzo-soprano
Judith Fa, Soprano
Ensemble Correspondances
Sébastien Daucé, Conductor
Vincent Huguet, Director
Aurélie Maestre, Set Designer
Bertrand Couderc, Lighting Designer
Clémence Pernoud, Costume Designer
7 December at 20:00

Kongresshaus Stadthalle, Heidelberg

3. Philharmonisches Konzert
Verdi, I vespri siciliani: overture
Respighi, Vetrate di chiesa (Church Windows)
Verdi, La forza del destino (The Force of Destiny): overture
Respighi, Pines of Rome (Pini di Roma)
Gabriel Feltz, Conductor
Philharmonisches Orchester Heidelberg
7 December at 20:15

Musis Sacrum, Arnhem

Double Portrait Elliott Carter / Franco Donatoni
Donatoni, Arpège
Carter, Luimen
Donatoni, Spiri
Van Rossem, Walthamstow
Donatoni, Refrain
Carter, A Mirror on Which to Dwell
Nieuw Ensemble
Ed Spanjaard, Conductor
Katharine Dain, Mezzo-soprano
7 December at 20:30

Salle Cortot, Paris

Handel
Works by Handel
Blandine Staskiewicz, Mezzo-soprano
Ensemble Pulcinella
Ophélie Gaillard, Cello
Dec 08, 09, 10 mat

Gothenburg Concert Hall, Gothenburg

Bach: Christmas Oratorio
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Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248
Laurence Equilbey, Conductor
Emőke Baráth, Soprano
Michaela Selinger, Mezzo-soprano
Werner Güra, Tenor
Andreas Wolf, Bass
Gothenburg Symphony Choir
Dec 08, 09

Teatro Monumental, Madrid

Mozart, Tchaikovsky
Mozart, Symphony no. 41 in C major "Jupiter", K551
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Miguel Ángel Gómez Martínez, Conductor
Orquesta Sinfónica de RTVE
Dec 08, 09 mat, 10

Lincoln Center: David Geffen Hall, New York City

Jiri Belohlavek and Kun Woo Paik
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Janáček, From the House of the Dead: overture
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Dvořák, Symphony no. 6 in D major, Op.60
Jiří Bělohlávek, Conductor
Kun Woo Paik, Piano