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Sat 20 Apr at 13:05
St John's Holy Week Festival
Siglo de Oro: Italian Polyphony
Siglo de Oro: Italian Polyphony
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Palestrina, Improperium expectavit cor meum
des Prez, Miserere
Anerio, Stabat Mater a 12
Werrecore, Popule meus
Palestrina, Lamentations
Gabrieli, Maria stabat ad monumentum
Siglo de Oro
Patrick Allies, Conductor
Sat 20 Apr at 18:30

Regent Hall, London

"Come and Sing" Brass Messiah
"Come and Sing" Brass Messiah
Handel, Messiah (arr. Denis Wright)
Regent Hall Salvation Army Band
Regent Brass
Paul Sharman, Trumpet
Stephen Maw, Conductor
Princes Street Choral
Sat 20 Apr at 18:30

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Allegri Miserere by Candlelight
Allegri Miserere by Candlelight
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Allegri, Miserere Mei
Victoria, Requiem
MacMillan, Miserere
St Martin's Voices
Andrew Earis, Conductor
Sat 20 Apr at 19:30
St John's Holy Week Festival
The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
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Viadana, Sicut ovis ad occisionem
Sanders, The Reproaches
Croce, Plange quasi virgo
Gibbons, Drop, drop slow tears
Tallis, In ieunio et fletu
Wesley, Wash Me Throughly
Howells, Like as the Hart
MacMillan, Miserere
Byrd, Ne Irascaris Domine
Victoria, O Vos Omnes
Lobo, Versa est in luctum
Byrd, Ave verum corpus
Williams, Ave Verum Corpus Re-Imagined
Harvey, I love the Lord
Harvey, Nunc dimittis
Finzi, Lo, the full, final sacrifice
Choir of Clare College Cambridge
Graham Ross, Conductor
Eleanor Carter, Organ
Ashley Chow, Organ
Apr 20, 25, 27, 29, May 01, 03, 04 mat

Royal Opera House: Linbury Theatre, London

A Man of Good Hope
Dyantyis, A Man of Good Hope
Isango Ensemble
Mandisi Dyantyis, Conductor
Lungelo Ngamlana, Choreography
Sun 21 Apr at 18:30

St John the Baptist, Leytonstone, London

Easter Concert
Easter Concert
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Handel, Zadok the priest; Coronation Anthem No. 1, HWV 258
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Act III
Khachaturian, Gayaneh: Sabre Dance
Mussorgsky, Night on Bare Mountain
Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op.36
London Gala Orchestra
Stephen Dominic Ellery, Conductor
Sun 21 Apr at 11:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Kelemen Quartet
Haydn, The Seven Last Words of our Saviour of the Cross, Op.51
Kelemen Quartet, Quartet
Apr 22

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

La forza del destino
New production
Verdi, La forza del destino
Royal Opera
Christof Loy, Director
Christian Schmidt, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Liudmyla Monastyrska, Leonora
Christopher Maltman, Don Carlo
Yusif Eyvazov, Don Alvaro
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Padre Guardiano
Aigul Akhmetshina, Preziosilla
Robert Lloyd, Marquis of Calatrava
Alessandro Corbelli, Fra Melitone
Carlo Bosi, Trabuco
Roberta Alexander, Curra
Michael Mofidian, Alcalde
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Otto Pichler, Choreography
Apr 22, 24, 26, 27 mat, 30, May 02, 04

Royal Opera House: Linbury Theatre, London

SS Mendi: Dancing the Death Drill
Dyantyis, SS Mendi: Dancing the Death Drill
Isango Ensemble
Mandisi Dyantyis, Conductor
Mark Dornford-May, Director
Lungelo Ngamlana, Choreography
Mannie Manim, Lighting Designer
Mon 22 Apr at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Ensemble Correspondances
de Lalande, Tristis est anima mea
de Lalande, Les III Leçons de Tenebres: Leçon du Mercredy
Charpentier, Salve regina
de Lalande, Ecce vidimus eum
de Lalande, Les III Leçons de Tenebres: Leçon du Jeudy
de Lalande, Vinea mea electa
de Lalande, Leçon du Vendredy Saint
de Lalande, Plange quasi virgo
de Lalande, Cantique sur le bonheur des justes
de Lalande, O Mors
de Lalande, Miserere
Sophie Karthäuser, Soprano
Ensemble Correspondances
Sébastien Daucé, Conductor, Organ
Apr 23, 29, May 02, 07, 10

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Billy Budd
New production
Britten, Billy Budd
Royal Opera
Ivor Bolton, Conductor
Deborah Warner, Director
Michael Levine, Set Designer
Chloe Obolensky, Costume Designer
Toby Spence, Captain Vere
Jacques Imbrailo, Billy Budd
Brindley Sherratt, John Claggart
Sam Furness, Novice
Christopher Gillett, Red Whiskers
Alasdair Elliott, Squeak
Alan Ewing, Bosun
Duncan Rock, Donald
Peter Kellner, Lieutenant Ratcliffe
Clive Bayley, Dansker
David Soar, Mr Flint
Thomas Oliemans, Mr Redburn
Dominic Sedgwick, Novice's Friend
Thomas Barnard, Arthur Jones
Konu Kim, Maintop
Ross Ramgobin, First Mate
Simon Wilding, Second Mate
Jean Kalman, Lighting Designer
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Tue 23 Apr at 18:30

St George's, Hanover Square, London

Handel in London: Jane Glover in Conversation
Tue 23 Apr at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Schumann and Fauré
Schumann, Fantasiestücke, Op.73
Fauré, Piano Quintet no. 1 in D minor, Op.89
Fauré, Romance, Op.69
Fauré, Élégie in C minor, Op.24
Schumann, Piano Quartet in E flat Major, Op.47
Steven Isserlis, Cello
Veronika Eberle, Violin
Arisa Fujita, Violin
Amihai Grosz, Viola
Connie Shih, Piano
Apr 24, 25
Clod Ensemble: On the high road
On the high road (Suzy Willson)
Clod Ensemble
Apr 24, 25

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Studio, London

Nora invites Deborah Hay
Where home is (Deborah Hay)
Nora
Apr 24, 25

Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

Mitten wir im Leben sind/Bach6Cellosuiten
Mitten wir im Leben sind/​ Bach6Cellosuiten (Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker)
Rosas
Jean-Guihen Queyras, Cello
Apr 24, 26, 27, 29

Charterhouse, Charterhouse Square, London

OperaUpClose at the Charterhouse
Donizetti, Maria Stuarda (New English version)
OperaUpClose
Wed 24 Apr at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Schumann
Schumann, Myrthen, Op.25
Schumann, Er und Sie, Op.78 no. 2
Schumann, Spanisches Leiderspiel: In der Nacht
Schumann, Liebhabers Ständchen, Op.34 no.2
Schumann, Unterm Fenster, Op.34 no.3
Dame Sarah Connolly, Mezzo-soprano
Robin Tritschler, Tenor
Malcolm Martineau, Piano
Thu 25 Apr at 13:05
Programme to be announced
Anne Page, Organ
Thu 25 Apr at 19:00

1901 Arts Club, London

Andrey Lebedev (guitar) - Hattori Foundation Rush Hour Recital Series
Andrey Lebedev (guitar) - Hattori Foundation Rush Hour Recital Series
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Regondi, Rêverie, op. 19
Villa-Lobos, Prelude no. 1 in E minor
Villa-Lobos, Prelude No.2 (Homage to the Rascal of Rio)
Villa-Lobos, Prelude no. 3
Bach, Chaconne (arr. Lebedev)
Albéniz, Two Spanish pieces
Dean, Three Caprichos after Goya for solo guitar
Andrey Lebedev, Guitar
Thu 25 Apr at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Ravel, Rapsodie espagnole
Ravel, Boléro
Ravel, L'Heure espagnole
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor
Jean-Paul Fouchécourt, Torquemada
Isabelle Druet, Concepción
Thomas Dolié, Ramiro
Stanislas de Barbeyrac, Gonzalve
Nicolas Courjal, Don Iñigo Gomez
Thu 25 Apr at 19:30

St James's Church, Piccadilly, London

A Mozart Evening with Jane Glover
A Mozart Evening with Jane Glover
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Mozart, Serenade no. 10 in B flat major for Winds, "Gran Partita", K361 (K370a)
Mozart, Divertimento in D major, "Salzburg Symphony" K136 (K125a)
Mozart, Symphony no. 35 in D major, K385 "Haffner”
Musicians for Peace and Disarmament Chamber Orchestra
Jane Glover, Conductor
Thu 25 Apr at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

Seeking New Horizons III: Political Protest
Seeking New Horizons III: Political Protest
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Wagner, Tannhäuser: Venusberg music
Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini in A minor for piano and orchestra, Op.43
Falla, The Three-Cornered Hat
Alexander Shelley, Conductor
Vadym Kholodenko, Piano
Rebecca Afonwy-Jones, Mezzo-soprano
Thu 25 Apr at 20:00
Héloïse Werner & The Hermes Experiment
Héloïse Werner & The Hermes Experiment
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Werner, The Other Side of the Sea
Héloïse Werner, Soprano
Oliver Pashley, Clarinet
Anne Denholm, Harp
Marianne Schofield, Double Bass
Apr 25, 30, May 03, 06

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Faust
Gounod, Faust
Royal Opera
Dan Ettinger, Conductor
Sir David McVicar, Director
Charles Edwards, Set Designer
Brigitte Reiffenstuel, Costume Designer
Michael Fabiano, Faust
Erwin Schrott, Méphistophélès
Mandy Fredrich, Marguerite
Irina Lungu, Marguerite
Stéphane Degout, Valentin
Carole Wilson, Marthe
Marta Fontanals-Simmons, Siébel
Hongni Wu, Siébel
Germán E Alcántara, Wagner
Michael Keegan-Dolan, Choreography
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Thu 25 Apr at 18:00

St John's, Waterloo, London

Rush Hour #6: Rebellion
Vivaldi, Concerto for 2 recorders, 2 oboes, bassoon and 2 violins in D minor, RV 566
Rameau, Naïs: suite
Geminiani, Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op.5 no.5
Arne, Artaxerxes (Overture)
Southbank Sinfonia
Adrian Butterfield, Director
Thu 25 Apr at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

The Secrets of Heaven
Works by Dunstaple
Works by Anonymous
Works by Power
Works by Pyamour
Works by Plummer
Works by Trouluffe
Works by Lambe
The Orlando Consort
Fri 26 Apr at 18:30 and 21:00

1901 Arts Club, London

Chopin and Champagne - Concert 7 - Barcarolle, Ballade No.3 | Warren Mailley-Smith (piano)
Chopin and Champagne - Concert 7 - Barcarolle, Ballade No.3 | Warren Mailley-Smith (piano)
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Chopin, Ballade no. 3 in A flat major, Op.47
Chopin, Nocturne no. 16 in E flat major, Op.55 no.2
Chopin, Waltz no. 8 in A flat major, Op.64 no.3
Chopin, Waltz no. 13 in D flat major, Op.70 no.3
Chopin, Impromptu in F sharp major, Op.36
Chopin, Nocturne no. 14 in F sharp minor, Op.48 no.2
Chopin, Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op.60
Chopin, Mazurka in G minor, Op.67 no.2
Chopin, Polonaise no. 15 in G sharp minor, Op. posth
Chopin, Scherzo no. 4 in E major, Op.54
Warren Mailley-Smith, Piano
Fri 26 Apr at 13:00

Regent Hall, London

Celebrity Recital - Brett Baker (trombone) Elliot Launn (piano)
Celebrity Recital - Brett Baker (trombone) Elliot Launn (piano)
Leidzen, Erik, Concertino for Trombone
Zimmerman, Leo, Leona Polka
Bosanko, Ivor, His Provision (arr Dorothy Gates )
Works by Graham
Graham, Iona Boat Song (arr.Howard Evans )
Lusher, Don, DL Blues
Himes, All that I am
Langford, Rhapsody for Trombone
Brett Baker, Trombone
Elliott Launn, Piano
Fri 26 Apr at 13:00

Charlton House, London

Lunchtime Recital - Daryl Giuliano (cello) Julia Mametyeva (piano)
Lunchtime Recital - Daryl Giuliano (cello) Julia Mametyeva (piano)
Emmanuel, Cello Sonata, Op.2
Bloch, From Jewish Life: Prayer
Beethoven, Cello Sonata no. 5 in D major , Op.102 no.2
Daryl Giuliano, Cello
Julia Mametyeva, Piano
Fri 26 Apr at 19:30
Walton, Crown Imperial
Delius, Walk to the Paradise Garden
Parry, Blest Pair of Sirens
Butterworth, The Banks of Green Willow
Elgar, Enigma Variations: Nimrod
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Worthy is the Lamb
Handel, Zadok the priest; Coronation Anthem No. 1, HWV 258
Elgar, Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 in G Major, Op.39
Rutter, The Lord is my Shepherd
Holst, The Planets, Op.32: no. 4 "Jupiter"
Monk, Abide with me
Vaughan Williams, The Lark Ascending
Parry, I was glad
Parry, Jerusalem
Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor
Thomas Gould, Violin
Alan Titchmarsh, Presenter
City of London Choir
Fri 26 Apr at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Elgar and Dvorak
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Elgar, Violin Concerto in B minor, Op.61
Dvořák, Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
Sakari Oramo, Conductor
Nicola Benedetti, Violin
Fri 26 Apr at 19:30

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight
Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight
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Mozart, Divertimento in D major, K131
Pachelbel, Canon in D major
Purcell, Chaconne in G Minor, Z 730
Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Vivaldi, The Four Seasons (Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione), Op.8 no. 1-4
Brandenburg Sinfonia
Benjamin Giddens, Director
Apr 26, 27 mat, eve

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Studio, London

JV2 2019
Tomorrow (Lucy Guerin)
New works (David Lloyd, Maria Doulgeri)
JV2
Apr 26, 27 mat, eve, 29, 30, May 01 mat, eve, 02, 03, 04 mat, eve, 06, 07, 08 mat, eve, 09, 10, 11 mat, eve, 13, 14, 15 mat, eve, 16, 17, 18 mat, eve, 20, 21, 22 mat, eve, 23, 24, 25 mat, eve, 28, 29 mat, eve, 30, 31, Jun 01 mat, eve, 03, 04, 05 mat, eve, 06, 07, 08 mat, eve

The London Coliseum, London

Man of La Mancha
Leigh, Man of La Mancha
Lonny Price, Director
Kelsey Grammer, Don Quixote/Cervantes
Danielle de Niese, Aldonza/Dulcinea
Apr 26, 27 mat, eve, May 01, 04 mat, eve, 11 mat, eve, 13, 14, 17, 22, 23 mat, eve, 25 mat, eve, 29, Jun 01 mat, eve, 11

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet (Sir Kenneth MacMillan)
Royal Ballet
Koen Kessels, Conductor
Pavel Sorokin, Conductor
Nicolas Georgiadis, Set Designer
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Lauren Cuthbertson, Dancer
Matthew Ball, Dancer
Gary Avis, Dancer
Valentino Zucchetti, Dancer
James Hay, Dancer
Elizabeth McGorian, Dancer
Marcelino Sambé, Dancer
Apr 26, 27 mat, eve

Lilian Baylis House, London

JV2 2019
New Work (Jasmin Vardimon)
JV2
Sat 27 Apr at 10:30

St Mary's, Battersea, London

Platinum Choral Workshop: Bach Club
Platinum Choral Workshop: Bach Club
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Sat 27 Apr at 19:30
© Marco Borggreve
Stile Antico – That Most Graceful Melody
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Marsh, Other (new commission)
Works by Aleotti
Works by Casulana
Works by Byrd
Works by Taverner
Works by Cesis
Works by Tallis
Works by D'Este
Works by Bennet
Stile Antico
Sat 27 Apr at 19:30
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
Elgar, Falstaff Symphonic Study for orchestra, Op.68
Strauss R., Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks), Op.28
Vladimir Jurowski, Conductor
Yefim Bronfman, Piano
Apr 27, 28

Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

Israel Galván – La Fiesta
Israel Galván, Dancer
Sat 27 Apr at 18:30

Christ Church, Highbury, London

60min Concerts - Greenwich Trio
Brahms, Piano Trio no. 2 in C major, Op.87
Rachmaninov, Piano Trio no. 1 in G minor "Trio Élégiaque"
Beethoven, Allegretto in B flat major, WoO 39
Greenwich Trio
Sat 27 Apr at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Fauré, Vivier, Bartók and more
Fauré, Violin sonata no. 1 in A major, Op.13
Vivier, Piece for violin and clarinet
Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
Poulenc, Sonata in B flat major for clarinet and piano
Milhaud, Suite, for violin, clarinet and piano, Op.157b (3. Jeu)
Schoenfield, Trio for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Violin
Reto Bieri, Clarinet
Polina Leschenko, Piano
Sat 27 Apr at 19:30

The Great Hall, University College School, London

Hampstead Chorus - Spring Concert
Haydn, Mass no. 11 in D Minor "Nelson Mass” or "Missa in Angustiis", Hob XXII:11
Purcell, Music for the funeral of Queen Mary
Purcell, Hear my prayer, O Lord, Z 15
Purcell, Remember not, O Lord, our offences, Z 50
Gabrieli, Sonata pian' e forte
Gabrieli, In Ecclesiis
Hampstead Chorus
Rebecca Hardwick, Soprano
Carris Jones, Mezzo-soprano
Vernon Kirk, Tenor
Oliver Hunt, Bass
Simon Walton, Conductor
Sat 27 Apr at 19:30

St James's Church, Piccadilly, London

Bach B minor Mass
Bach, Mass in B minor, BWV232
Collegium Musicum of London Chamber Choir
Greg Morris, Conductor
Sun 28 Apr at 15:00
McCarthy, Vaughan Williams, Barber
McCarthy, Vaughan Williams, Barber
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McCarthy, One Giant Leap
Vaughan Williams, Toward the Unknown Region
Vaughan Williams, Serenade to Music
Barber, Adagio for strings, Op.11
Hertfordshire Chorus
Coldfall School Choir
Eagle House School Choir
London Orchestra da Camera
David Temple, Conductor
Sun 28 Apr at 16:30

Brunel Museum: Thames Tunnel Shaft, London

Farinelli Spotlight Concert
Farinelli Spotlight Concert
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Araia, Sinfonia in D Major for strings
Porpora, Semiramide riconosciuta: “In braccio a mille furie"
Giacomelli, Adriano in Siria: “Mancare Dio mi sento”
Hasse, Sinfonia a quattro in G minor Op.5 no. 6
Porpora, Semiramide riconosciuta: “Si pietoso il tuo labbro”
Vinci, Astianatte: “Alma grande”
Leo, Sinfonia in A major
Porpora, Polifemo: “O volesser gli Dei... Dolci freschi aurette”
Porpora, Polifemo: “Alto Giove”
Galuppi, Concerto a quattro no. 1 in G minor
Ariosti, Artaserse: “Fortunate passate mie pene”
Broschi, Artaserse: “Son qual nave ch'agitata”
Les Bougies Baroques
Ian Peter Bugeja, Conductor
Piotr Jordan, Leader
Maria Ostroukhova, Mezzo-soprano
Cenk Karaferya, Countertenor
Sun 28 Apr at 16:30

Westminster Cathedral Hall, London

Tomasz Lis recital
Tomasz Lis recital
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Mozart, Rondo for Piano in A minor, K511
Bach, Partita no. 4 in D major, BWV828
Bach, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme - chorale prelude in E Flat Major, BWV645
Bach, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben - Cantata, BWV147
Bach, Nun freut euch, lieben Christen/Es ist gewisslich an der Zeit - chorale prelude, BWV734
Chopin, 3 Mazurkas, Op.63
Chopin, 3 Waltzes, Op.64
Chopin, Polonaise no. 7 in A flat major "Polonaise-fantaisie", Op.61
Tomasz Lis, Piano
Sun 28 Apr at 18:30
Martinů, Partita for string orchestra, H 212
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 13 in C, K415 (K387b)
Kaprálová, Partita for piano and string orchestra, Op.20
Dvořák, Serenade for Strings in E major, Op.22
Noriko Ogawa, Piano
Kenneth Woods, Conductor
English Symphony Orchestra
Sun 28 Apr at 18:30
Hiro Takenouchi Mozart Finale
Hiro Takenouchi Mozart Finale
Mozart, Piano Sonata in D major, "Durnitz", K284 (K205b)
Mozart, Piano Sonata in B flat major, K570
Mozart, Piano Sonata no.11 in A major "Alla Turca", K331 (K300i)
Mozart, Piano Sonata in D major, K576
Hiroaki Takenouchi, Piano