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Dec 17, 18

Cadogan Hall, London

The Sixteen – The Little Child
Sweelinck, Hodie Christus natus est
Howells, Sing lullaby
Bennett, Susanni
Traditional, The Saviour’s Work (The babe in Bethlem’s manger laid)
Walton, All This Time
Traditional, Anima nostra
Kirbye, Vox in Rama
Leighton, Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child
Traditional, Down in yon forest
Byrd, This day Christ was born
Palestrina, A solis ortu cardine
Anonymous, Puer Nobis Nascitur
de Wert, Vox in rama audita est
Traditional, It came upon a midnight clear
Phibbs, Lullay, lullay, thou lytil child
Unknown, Coventry Carol
Byrd, Lullaby, my sweet little baby
McDowall, Now may we singen
Sheppard, A solis ortu cardine
Warlock, Benedicamus Domino
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, Conductor
Mon 17 Dec at 19:00

Brompton Oratory, London

© The London Oratory Schola
Christmas Oratorio sung by the boys of the London Oratory Schola
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Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248
Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory School
St Cecilia Players
Nicholas Mulroy, Tenor
Charles Cole, Conductor
Mon 17 Dec at 19:30
Unknown, Plainchant: Conditor alme siderum
Marlow, Advent Responsory
Byrd, Rorate caeli
Daquin, Noël VI "sur les Jeux d’anches et en duo"
Traditional Basque, Gabriel's Message
Victoria, O Magnum Mysterium, motet
Praetorius, Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Howells, A Spotless Rose
Parsons, Ave Maria
Young, Swete Roose
Daquin, Noël X "en Grand Jeu et en duo"
Praetorius, Quem pastores laudavere
Howells, Sing lullaby
Andrews, Sing Lullaby
Daquin, Noël Suisse
Gardner, A Gallery Carol
Gardner, Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Gardner, The Holly and the Ivy
Traditional, Of the Father's heart begotten (arr. Willcocks)
Traditional, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High (harm. Wood)
Oxford Choir of New College
Timothy Wakerell, Organ
Josef Laming, Organ
Charles Maxtone-Smith, Organ
Robert Quinney, Conductor
Mon 17 Dec at 19:30
Handel’s Messiah with Hanover Band
Handel’s Messiah with Hanover Band
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Handel, Messiah
Erica Eloff, Soprano
Timothy Morgan, Countertenor
Bradley Smith, Tenor
Tristan Hambleton, Bass-baritone
The Hanover Band
Hanover Choir
Andrew Arthur, Harpsichord
Dec 17, 21 mat, 27, 29 mat

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Hänsel und Gretel
New production
Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Royal Opera
Sebastian Weigle, Conductor
Antony McDonald, Director, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Hanna Hipp, Hänsel
Jennifer Davis, Gretel
James Rutherford, Peter / Father
Eddie Wade, Peter / Father
Michaela Schuster, Gertrude / Mother
Gerhard Siegel, Witch
Christina Gansch, Dew Fairy
Haegee Lee, Sandman
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Isabella McGuire Mayes, Dancer
Mon 17 Dec at 19:00

Wigmore Hall, London

Steven Isserlis' 60th birthday
Bach, Cello sonata no. 1 in G major, BWV1027
Beethoven, Seven variations for cello and piano on "Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen", WoO 46
Kurtág, For Steven Isserlis 60 (World premiere)
Schumann, Three Romances, Op.94
Fauré, Mandoline
Fauré, Aubade, Op.6 no. 1
Fauré, Cinq Mélodies de Venise: en sourdine, Op.58 no.2
Fauré, Green
Fauré, Shylock suite, Op.57: Madrigal, no.3
Fauré, Le Secret, Op.23 no.3
Fauré, Notre Amour, Op.23 no.2
Grieg, Violin Sonata no. 2 in G major, Op.13
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 1: Prelude and Fugue No. 22 in B Flat Minor, BWV867
Mozart, Piano Sonata in F major K280
Brahms, Three Intermezzi for Piano, Op.117
Haydn, Il maestro e lo scolare, Hob XVIIa: Divertimento
Schubert, Rondo in A major, D.951
Steven Isserlis, Cello
Joshua Bell, Violin
Simon Keenlyside, Baritone
Connie Shih, Piano
Radu Lupu, Piano
Sir András Schiff, Piano
Ferenc Rados, Piano
Mon 17 Dec at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Berlioz's L’Enfance du Christ
Berlioz, L'Enfance du Christ, Op.25
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Karen Cargill, Mezzo-soprano
Robert Murray, Tenor
Étienne Dupuis, Baritone
Matthew Rose, Bass
BBC Symphony Chorus
Mon 17 Dec at 19:30

St Cuthbert's Church, London

In a Cold Winter's Night
Traditional, Veni, veni, Emmanuel
Sheppard, Verbum Caro
Traditional, There is no rose
Praetorius, Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen
Britten, Hymn to the Virgin
Poulenc, Videntes stellam
Lauridsen, O Magnum Mysterium
Traditional, The Holly and the Ivy
Traditional, The Cherry Tree Carol
Rutter, Wexford Carol
Gruber, Stille Nacht (Silent Night)
Traditional, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High
Traditional, Good King Wenceslas
Traditional, Gloucester Wassail
Anonymous, Past Three o'Clock
Hesperos Choir
Charlie Warren, Conductor
Elizabeth Leather, Conductor
Mon 17 Dec at 19:30

St Stephen's Church, Gloucester Road, London

Ashdown Sinfonia, Shostakovich
Brahms, Academic Festival Overture for large orchestra, Op.80
Schumann, Konzertstück for four horns and orchestra, Op.86
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 12 in D minor "The Year 1917," Op.112
Chloe Miller, Conductor
Stephen Payne, French horn
Timothy Doyle, French horn
Myrddin Rees Davies, French horn
Frank Walker, French horn
Ashdown Sinfonia
Dec 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve, 26, 27 mat, eve, 28, 29 mat, eve, 30 mat, eve, 2019 Jan 01, 02, 03, 04, 05 mat, eve, 06 mat, eve, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12 mat, eve

Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

Matthew Ball (Swan) and Liam Mower (Prince) © Johan Persson
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake
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Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake (Matthew Bourne)
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures
Brett Morris, Conductor
Lez Brotherston, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Paule Constable, Lighting Designer
Matthew Ball, Dancer
Will Bozier, Dancer
Max Westwell, Dancer
James Lovell, Dancer
Liam Mower, Dancer
Dominic North, Dancer
Nicole Kabera, Dancer
Katrina Lyndon, Dancer
The Swan Lake Orchestra
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30
Little Fir Tree – Gala Premiere
Little Fir Tree – Gala Premiere
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Kids event
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30

St Peter's Church, Eaton Square, London

Whitehall Choir Carol Concert
Whitehall Choir Carol Concert
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Weir, Drop down, ye heavens from above
Gardner, Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Tavener, The Lamb
Leighton, Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child
Joubert, There is no Rose
Poston, Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Scheidt, A Child is Born in Bethlehem
Praetorius, A great and mighty wonder
Whitehall Choir
Joanna Tomlinson, Conductor
Ian Tindale, Piano
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30
Baroque Christmas around the World
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Charpentier, Noëls
Delalande, Noëls
Campra, Motets
Corrette, Motets
Amiot, Motets
Pedrini, Sonatas
Marin, Motets and Villancicos
Sanz, Motets and Villancicos
de Araujo, Motets and Villancicos
de Torrejón y Velasco, Motets and Villancicos
Les Surprises
Eugénie Lefebvre, Soprano
Louis-Noël de Camboulas, Organ, Harpsichord, Director
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Romanian Rhapsody
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Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Debussy, Images, for orchestra
Enescu, Romanian Rhapsody no. 1 in A major, Op.11
Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Dec 18, 19, 20 mat, eve, 2019 Jan 02, 04

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Les Patineurs / Winter Dreams / The Concert
Les Patineurs (Sir Frederick Ashton)
Winter Dreams (Sir Kenneth MacMillan)
The Concert (or, The Perils of Everybody) (Jerome Robbins)
Royal Ballet
Barry Wordsworth, Conductor
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Dec 18 mat, eve, 19 mat, eve, 20 mat, 21 mat, eve, 23 mat, 26, 27, 29 mat, eve, 30 mat

The London Coliseum, London

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Wayne Eagling)
Tue 18 Dec at 19:00

St George's, Hanover Square, London

Handel House Christmas Showcase
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Comfort ye
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted
Purcell, Sweeter than roses, Z 585
Balicourt, Simon, Sonata for flute and basso continuo no.6 in G minor
Purcell, Harpsichord Suite no. 6 in D major, Z 667
Handel, Alcina, HWV 34: excerpts
Handel, Il pastor fido, HWV 8: Sento brillar nel sen
Handel, L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV 55: As steals the morn upon the night
Richard Robbins, Tenor
Marta López Fernández, Harpsichord
Joanna Harries, Mezzo-soprano
Rosie Bowker, Flute
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Fatma Said and James Vaughan
Works by Walton
Works by Debussy
Works by Strauss R.
Works by Abdel-Rahim
Works by Obradors
Fatma Said, Soprano
James Vaughan, Piano
Tue 18 Dec at 20:00

St Leonard's Church, Shoreditch, London

Midwinter Mix - Contemporary Music for All
Harrison, James, 6 Preludes
Riley, Impossible Worlds
Clare, Antony, Wade's Causeway
Callen, Lucy, Took Her (world premiere)
Hanley, Louie, Aqua (world premiere)
COMA London Ensemble
Gregory Rose, Conductor
Wed 19 Dec at 13:00

St Bartholomew the Less, London

© Benjamin Ealovega
A4 Brass Quartet: a celebration of Christmas
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Bates, Jonathan, Toccata 4
Smetana, The Bartered Bride: overture (arr. Jonathan Bates)
Darke, In the Bleak Midwinter (arr. Jonathan Bates)
Cahn, Let it Snow! (arr. Chris Robertson )
Bartók, Romanian Christmas Carols (Series 1) Sz 57 (arr. Jonathan Bates)
Bates, Jonathan, Mists of the Mountains
Poulenc, O magnum mysterium (arr. Callum Harrison )
Bushnell, Rob, '...and has forgotten the gift.'
Kirkpatrick, Away in a manger (arr. Jonathan Bates)
A4 Brass Quartet
Wed 19 Dec at 19:00

St Anne's Church, Limehouse, London

Baroque Christmas Concert
Baroque Christmas Concert
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Anonymous, Soccorretemi per pieta
Purcell, My dearest, my fairest
Purcell, King Arthur, Z628: Shepherd, leave decoying
Purcell, Sound the Trumpet
Purcell, Chaconne in G Minor, Z 730
Purcell, Sweeter than roses, Z 585
Bach, Cantata, BWV208: Aria "Schafe können sicher weiden"
Handel, Trio Sonata in F major, HWV 383
Handel, Rinaldo, HWV 7: Augelletti, che cantate
Handel, Rinaldo, HWV7: Scherzano sul tuo volto
Buxtehude, In Dulci Jubilo
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Monteverdi, Vespro della Beata Vergine "Vespers of the Blessed Virgin" (1610) (Pulchra Es)
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Pifa
Bach, Magnificat in D major, BWV243 (9. Esurientes implevit bonis)
Monteverdi, Chiome d'oro
Baroque Encounter
Lucy Thomas, Soprano
Glenn Kesby, Countertenor
Lauren Brant, Recorder
David Beaney, Recorder
Katie de La Matter, Harpsichord
Wed 19 Dec at 19:30
Holst, Christmas Day
Rowley, Christmas Suite
Elgar, Three Carols
Warlock, Benedicamus Domino
Warlock, Corpus Christi Carol
Warlock, Balulalow
Warlock, As I sat under a sycamore tree
Fletcher, Ring out, wild bells (arr. Owain Park)
Rathbone, Two Carols
Traditional, Silent Night
Darke, In the Bleak Midwinter
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Adam, arr. Pappenheim
London Choral Sinfonia
Michael Waldron, Organ
Dec 19 mat, 22

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Carmen
Bizet, Carmen
Royal Opera
Keri-Lynn Wilson, Conductor
Barrie Kosky, Director
Katrin Lea Tag, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Ksenia Dudnikova, Carmen
Gaëlle Arquez, Carmen
Tanja Ariane Baumgartner, Carmen
Aigul Akhmetshina, Carmen, Mercédès
Brian Jagde, Don José
Alexander Vinogradov, Escamillo
Eleonora Buratto, Micaëla
Jean Teitgen, Zuniga
Dominic Sedgwick, Moralès
Haegee Lee, Frasquita
Angela Simkin, Mercédès
Germán E Alcántara, Le Dancaïre
François Piolino, Le Remendado
Otto Pichler, Choreography
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Dec 19

St James's Church, Piccadilly, London

Comes the Light
Burgess, Comes the Light
Andrew, Adam and the Mother
McGlade, In the bleak midwinter
McDowall, Of a rose
Curry, Home (World premiere)
Ešenvalds, The Heavens' Flock
Chilcott, The Shepherd's Carol
London Oriana Choir
Dominic Ellis-Peckham, Conductor
Wed 19 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Mark Padmore and Simon Lepper
Haydn, She never told her love, Hob XXVIa:34
Haydn, The spirit's song, Hob XXVIa:41
Haydn, Antwort auf die Frage eines Mädchens HXXVIa:46
Mozart, Song, Das Veilchen, K476
Mozart, Song, Abendempfindung, K523
Beethoven, Mailied, Op.52 no.4
Beethoven, Neue Liebe neues Leben, Op.75 no. 2
Beethoven, Es war einmal ein König, Op.75 no. 3
Beethoven, Adelaïde, Op.46
Beethoven, Selbstgespräch, WoO 114
Beethoven, Resignation 'Lisch aus, mein Licht': song, WoO149
Beethoven, Abendlied unterm gestirnten Himmel
Schumann, Kernerlieder, Op.35
Mark Padmore, Tenor
Simon Lepper, Piano
Wed 19 Dec at 19:30

St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, London

Elysian Singers 'Winter Wonderland'
MacMillan, Seinte Mari Moder Milde
Rutter, What Sweeter Music
MacMillan, And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them
McGlade, In the bleak midwinter
Baigent, Adam lay y bounden
Bax, Mater ora Filium
Jefferson, Robert L., Oh, what a wonderful child
Mattson, Phil, Away in a manger
Powell, Rosephanye, Go, tell it on the mountain
Johnson, Paul, Silent Night
Langford, Paul, O holy night!
Sirett, D'ou viens-tu, bergere?
Quartel, Huron Carol
Robison, Kevin, I saw three ships
Rubino, Jerry, Hark! The herald-angels sing
Krogstad, Bob, On Christmas Night (Sussex Carol)
Bassi, The blasts of chill December
Sam Laughton, Conductor
The Elysian Singers of London
Wed 19 Dec at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Britten Sinfonia: Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Britten Sinfonia
Britten Sinfonia Voices
Sophie Bevan, Soprano
Iestyn Davies, Countertenor
Allan Clayton, Tenor
Roderick Williams, Baritone
Eamonn Dougan, Bass
Jacqueline Shave, Director
Thu 20 Dec at 13:00

St Alfege's Greenwich, London

Royal Greenwich Brass Band presents "Christmas with the Band"
Royal Greenwich Brass Band presents "Christmas with the Band"
Bach, Cantata, BWV208: Aria "Schafe können sicher weiden" ((Sheep may safely graze))
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, Op.71: excerpts (arr. Sparke)
Suppe, Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna: overture (arr. Lorriman)
Mendelssohn, Hark! the herald angels sing
Wade, O Come, All Ye Faithful
Prokofiev, Lieutenant Kije, Op.60: Troika (arr. Farr)
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus (arr. Coles)
Royal Greenwich Brass Band
Stephen Maw, Conductor
Thu 20 Dec at 14:15

Royal Albert Hall, London

The Snowman™ and Paddington Bear™
The Snowman™ and Paddington Bear™
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Chappell, Paddington Bear's First Concert
Blake, The Snowman
Thu 20 Dec at 17:30

Royal Albert Hall, London

The Snowman™ and Paddington Bear™
The Snowman™ and Paddington Bear™
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Chappell, Paddington Bear's First Concert
Blake, The Snowman
Thu 20 Dec at 19:30
Anonymous, Qui creavit celum
Morales, O Magnum Mysterium
Praetorius, Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Howells, A Spotless Rose
Rorem, Canticle of the Lamb
Traditional, Entre le boeuf et l'ane gris
Rathbone, The Oxen
Traditional, O Little Town of Bethlehem (arr. Vaughan Williams)
Traditional, Gabriel's Message (arr. Jim Clements)
Tavener, Nowell! Nowell! Out of your sleep
Traditional, Past 3 O’clock
Weir, Illuminare, Jerusalem
Traditional, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High (arr. Stuart Nicholson)
Anonymous, Nowell! Nowell! Out of your sleep
Parry, Welcome Yule!
Frances-Hoad, Good Day, Sir Christemas!
Harbison, O magnum mysterium
Beamish, In the Stillness
Barber, Twelfth Night, Op.42 no.1
Rutter, Dormi Jesu
Panufnik, Sleep, little Jesus, sleep
L'Estrange, Lute-book Lullaby
Goss, See amid the winter’s snow
Traditional, Still, still, still
Holst, In the Bleak Midwinter (arr. Ola Gjeilo)
Berlin, White Christmas
Pierpont, Jingle Bells
Choir of Clare College Cambridge
Graham Ross, Conductor
Thu 20 Dec at 18:30

1901 Arts Club, London

Charles Parry
Parry, Freundschaftslieder
Parry, Suite no. 2 in F major for violin and piano
Parry, Sonata in D major for violin and piano
Rupert Marshall-Luck, Violin
Duncan Honeybourne, Piano
Jeremy Huw Williams, Baritone
Thu 20 Dec at 19:30

St George's Church, Bloomsbury, London

Music by the Viennese Masters and Beyond
Gilchrist, Fantasy on a Theme by Anton Webern
Haydn, Symphony no. 6 in D major "Le Matin"
Schubert, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, D.485
Dorian Chamber Orchestra
Thu 20 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

The Twilight People
Frankel, Wiping Ceramic Tiles: The Rest
Copland, The Little Horses
Copland, Shall we gather at the river
Vaughan Williams, The Spring Time of the Year
Berg, Wo der Goldregen steht, Op.2 no. 2
Vaughan Williams, The House of life: no. 2 Silent Noon
Copland, I Bought Me a Cat
Cage, Jazz Study
Britten, Folk Song Arrangements, Vol.1: The Ash Grove
Tawadros, Beauty is Life
Pärt, Es Sang vor Langen Jahren
Britten, Folk song arrangement: Greensleeves
Berg, Abschied, Op.2 no. 4
Berg, Vielgeliebte schöne Frau, Op.5 no. 1
Berg, Ferne Lieder
Vaughan Williams, The Twilight People, based on a poem by Seumas O'Sullivan
Vaughan Williams, Tired
Cage, In a Landscape
Britten, Folk Song Arrangements, Vol.1: The Sally Gardens
Tawadros, A Truth
Andreas Scholl, Countertenor
Tamar Halperin, Piano
Fri 21 Dec at 13:30

Cadogan Hall, London

Father Christmas and Paddington Bear's First Concert
Father Christmas and Paddington Bear's First Concert
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Kids event
Fri 21 Dec at 14:00

Royal Albert Hall, London

Handel's Messiah
Handel's Messiah
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Handel, Messiah
Philharmonia Chorus
Maxim Emelyanychev, Conductor
Anna Devin, Soprano
Anna Harvey, Mezzo-soprano
Nick Pritchard, Tenor
Benjamin Appl, Baritone
Fri 21 Dec at 16:30

Cadogan Hall, London

Father Christmas and Paddington Bear's First Concert
Father Christmas and Paddington Bear's First Concert
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Kids event
Fri 21 Dec at 19:30

Royal Albert Hall, London

Handel's Messiah
Handel's Messiah
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Handel, Messiah
Philharmonia Chorus
Maxim Emelyanychev, Conductor
Anna Devin, Soprano
Anna Harvey, Mezzo-soprano
Nick Pritchard, Tenor
Benjamin Appl, Baritone
Fri 21 Dec at 19:30

St James's Church, Piccadilly, London

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The Piccadilly Christmas Concert 2018
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Albinoni, Adagio in G Minor
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 21 in C major, K467
Bach, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV147: Jesu bleibet meine Fruede (Jesu, joy of man's desiring)
Puccini, Operatic arias for Christmas
Warren Mailley-Smith, Piano
Susie Parkes, Soprano
The Piccadilly Sinfonietta
Fri 21 Dec at 19:30
Praetorius, Magnificat V
Byrd, Nunc dimittis
Byrd, Tribue Domine
Byrd, Laudibus in sanctis
Byrd, Laetentur coeli
Pärt, Virgencita
Rutter, Hymn to the Creator of Light
Victoria, Magnificat for double choir
Tallis Scholars
Peter Phillips, Conductor
Dec 21 mat, mat, eve, 22 mat, mat, eve, 23 mat, eve, eve, 24 mat, mat, 26 mat, 27 mat, mat, eve, 28 mat, mat, 29 mat, mat, eve, 30 mat, mat, 2019 Jan 01 mat, 02 mat, mat, 03 mat, mat, 04 mat, mat, eve, 05 mat, mat, 06 mat, mat

Sadler's Wells: Peacock Theatre, London

The Snowman
The Snowman
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Dec 21, 22 mat, 24 mat, 28 mat, eve, 31, 2019 Jan 01 mat, eve, 05, 07, 08, 09, 11, 15

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Sir Peter Wright)
Royal Ballet
Barry Wordsworth, Conductor
Koen Kessels, Conductor
Peter Wright, Director
Julia Trevelyan Oman, Set Designer
London Oratory Junior Choir
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Marianela Núñez, Dancer
Vadim Muntagirov, Dancer
Gary Avis, Dancer
Marcelino Sambé, Dancer
Anna Rose O'Sullivan, Dancer
Fri 21 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Alice Coote
Haydn, Arianna a Naxos, cantata, Hob XXVIb:2
Tchaikovsky, Songs: selection
Schubert, Lieder: selection
Brahms, Lieder: selection
Mahler, Lieder: selection
Alice Coote, Mezzo-soprano
Christian Blackshaw, Piano
Sat 22 Dec at 14:00

St Luke's Church, Chelsea, London

© Jan Griffer the Elder: Frost Fair
Bach's Christmas Oratorio
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Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Jauchzet, frohlocket
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen
Sofi Jeannin, Choirmaster / chorus director
BBC Singers
Academy of Ancient Music
Sat 22 Dec at 19:30
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248 (Parts 1, 2, 3 and 6)
Cambridge Choir of Trinity College
Katherine Watson, Soprano
Helen Charlston, Mezzo-soprano
Gwilym Bowen, Tenor
Matthew Brook, Bass-baritone
Stephen Layton, Conductor
Sat 22 Dec at 19:30

Southwark Cathedral, London

Christmas Baroque by Candlelight
Christmas Baroque by Candlelight
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Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Vivaldi, Trio Sonata in D minor Op.1 no. 12 RV 63 "La follia”
Mozart, Divertimento in D major, "Salzburg Symphony" K136 (K125a)
Handel, Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op.6 No.7, HWV 325
Bach, Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV1041
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione: Violin Concerto in F major, Op.8 no. 3, RV 293 "L'autunno” (Autumn)
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione: Violin Concerto in F minor, Op.8 no. 4, RV 297 "L'inverno" (Winter)
London Concertante
Sat 22 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Avi Avital
Geminiani, Concerto Grosso in D minor "La follia", Op.5 no.12
Vivaldi, Concerto for lute and 2 violins in D major, RV 93
Vivaldi, Sinfonia for strings in G major, RV 146
Vivaldi, L'estro armonico: Concerto for violin and strings in A minor, Op.3 no. 6, RV 356
Vivaldi, Concerto for strings in D minor, RV 127
Vivaldi, Mandolin Concerto in C major, RV 425
Paisiello, Concerto for mandolin, strings and harpsichord in E flat major
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione: Violin Concerto in G minor, Op.8 no. 2, RV 315 "L'estate" (Summer)
Avi Avital, Mandolin
Venice Baroque Orchestra
Sun 23 Dec at 14:00

Royal Albert Hall, London

Carols at the Royal Albert Hall
Carols at the Royal Albert Hall
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Richard Cooke, Conductor
Royal Choral Society
Her Majesty's Coldstream Guards
Sun 23 Dec at 19:30
Handel, Messiah
Polyphony
Katherine Watson, Soprano
Helen Charlston, Mezzo-soprano
Gwilym Bowen, Tenor
Matthew Brook, Bass-baritone
Stephen Layton, Conductor
Sun 23 Dec at 19:30

Royal Albert Hall, London

Carols at the Royal Albert Hall
Carols at the Royal Albert Hall
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Richard Cooke, Conductor
National Youth Choir of Great Britain
Royal Choral Society
Her Majesty's Coldstream Guards