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Johannes Brahms
30 April at 20:00
Leshnoff, Zohar (NY première)
Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem - A German Requiem, Op.45
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Robert Spano, Conductor
Jessica Rivera, Soprano
Nmon Ford, Baritone
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Norman Mackenzie, Choirmaster / chorus director
30 April at 20:00
Ruhr Piano Festival

Gustav-Lübcke-Museum, Hamm

Peter Serkin & Julia Hsu
Beethoven, Adelaïde, Op.46 (arr Carl Czerny)
Beethoven, Fugue for String Quintet in D major, Op.137 (arr for four hand piano)
Brahms, Eleven Choral Preludes for Organ (opus postum), Op.122 (arr Peter Serkin)
Brahms, Hungarian Dances, for piano, WoO 1 (Selection)
Bizet, Jeux d’enfants for piano, four hands, Op.22
Peter Serkin, Piano
Julia Hsu, Piano
30 April at 20:30

Teatro Morlacchi, Perugia

Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Daniel Harding on tour
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Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Daniel Harding, Conductor
Veronika Eberle, Violin
Apr 30, May 02

Hauptkirche St Michaelis, Hamburg

9. Philharmonisches Konzert
Gabrieli, Symphoniae Sacrae
Boulez, Répons
Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem - A German Requiem, Op.45
Kent Nagano, Conductor
Genia Kühmeier, Soprano
Michael Volle, Baritone
Experimentalstudio des SWR
Hamburg State Opera Chorus
Hamburg Philharmonic
Apr 30, May 01 mat

Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas

Carmina Burana
Higdon, Blue Cathedral
Brahms, Schicksalslied: Song of Destiny for Chorus and Orchestra, Op.54
Orff, Carmina burana
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Dallas Symphony Chorus
Joshua Habermann, Choirmaster / chorus director
Nicholas Carter, Conductor
Kathryn Lewek, Soprano
Nicholas Phan, Tenor
Noel Bouley, Bass-baritone
Children's Chorus of Greater Dallas
Cynthia Nott, Choirmaster / chorus director
Apr 30

Lincoln Center: David Geffen Hall, New York City

Brahms & World Première
Krawczyk, Trophée
Schumann, Cello concerto in A minor, Op.129
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Alan Gilbert, Conductor
Carter Brey, Cello
30 April at 14:00

Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Tokyo

Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
Kazuhiro Koizumi, Conductor
Michel Dalberto, Piano
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
30 April at 18:00

Discovery Centre, Winchester

Beethoven, Benjamin, Brahms
Beethoven, String Trio in C minor, Op.9 no.3
Benjamin, Three Miniatures for Solo Violin
Brahms, Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34
Magnus Johnston, Violin
Simone van der Gissen, Viola
Kate Gould, Cello
Tamsin Waley-Cohen, Violin
Navarra String Quartet
Daniel Tong, Piano
1 May at 16:00

The Music Center at Strathmore, North Bethesda

Murray Perahia, piano
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Haydn, Variations in F minor "Sonata, un piccolo divertimento", Hob XVII:6
Mozart, Piano Sonata in A minor, K310 (K300d)
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 29 in B flat major "Hammerklavier", Op.106
Brahms, 6 Pieces for Piano: Ballade in G minor, Op.118 no.3
Brahms, Intermezzo in C major, Op.119 no.3
Brahms, Capriccio in D minor, Op.116 no.1
Murray Perahia, Piano
1 May at 19:00

Theatre Royal, Winchester

Schubert, Brahms
Schubert, String Quartet no. 14 "Death and the Maiden" in D minor, D.810
Brahms, String Sextet no. 2 in G major for 2 Violins, 2 Violas, and 2 Celli, Op.36
Navarra String Quartet
Tamsin Waley-Cohen, Violin
Marije Johnston, Violin
Simone van der Gissen, Viola
Douglas Paterson, Viola
Kate Gould, Cello
Brian O'Kane, Cello
1 May at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Konstantin Lifschitz
Brahms, Study no.5 after Bach's Chaconne
Brahms, Variations and Fugue for Piano on a Theme by Handel, Op.24
Couperin, Second book of works for harpsichord (7e ordre)
Schumann, Carnaval, Op.9
Konstantin Lifschitz, Piano
May 02, 03

Congress Graz: Stefaniensaal, Graz

Dvořák, Slavonic Dance no. 6 in D major, Op.46 no.6
Dvořák, Slavonic Dance no. 10 in E minor, Op.72 no.2
Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Dvořák, Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
Francesca Dego, Violin
Recreation-Großes Orchester Graz
Dalia Stasevska, Viola
2 May at 20:00
Ruhr Piano Festival

Philharmonie: Alfried Krupp Saal, Essen

Marc-André Hamelin
Schubert, 3 Klavierstücke D. 946
Busoni, Sonatina Seconda
Feinberg, Sonata no.2 in A minor, Op.2
Feinberg, Sonata no.1 in A major, Op.1
Brahms, Piano Sonata no. 3 in F minor, Op.5
Marc-André Hamelin, Piano
2 May at 20:30

Cankarjev dom Culture and Congress Centre, Ljubljana

Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Daniel Harding on tour
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Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Daniel Harding, Conductor
Veronika Eberle, Violin
3 May at 19:00

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Schubert and Brahms at the Ashmolean Museum
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Schubert, String Quintet in C major, D.956
Brahms, String Sextet no. 1 in B flat major for 2 Violins, 2 Violas, and 2 Celli, Op.18
The Soloists of the Oxford Philharmonic
3 May at 19:30

Carnegie Hall: Weill, New York City

Ariel Quartet
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Haydn, String Quartet no. 63 in B flat major "Sunrise," Op.76 no.4, Hob III:78
Webern, 6 Bagatelles for string quartet, Op.9
Bartók, String Quartet no. 1 in A minor, Sz.40, Op.7
Brahms, String Quartet in A minor, Op.51 no.2
Ariel Quartet, Quartet
3 May at 20:00
Ruhr Piano Festival

Stadthalle, Mühlheim

GrauSchumacher Piano Duo
Brahms, Waltzes for Piano, Op.39
Brahms, Hungarian Dances, for piano, WoO 1 (Selection)
Brahms, Variations on a theme by Haydn in B flat major for two pianos, Op.56b
Kurtág, 3 Choral Preludes (Transcription Johann Sebastian Bach)
Busoni, Fantasia contrappuntistica, for two pianos, 256b
GrauSchumacher Piano Duo, Piano Duo
Andreas Grau, Piano
Götz Schumacher, Piano
May 03, 05

Tonhalle: Grosser Saal, Zürich

Wunschkonzert
Beethoven, Triple Concerto for violin, cello, and piano in C major, Op.56
Rossini, L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers): overture
Brahms, Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90: Poco allegretto
Sibelius, The Swan of Tuonela, Op.22 no.2
Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique: Un bal
Lionel Bringuier, Conductor
Louis Schwizgebel, Piano
Klaidi Sahatci, Violin
Anita Leuzinger, Cello
3 May at 19:30

Lincoln Center: Alice Tully Hall, New York City

Horn Calls with Radovan Vlatković
Dvořák, Eight Slavonic Dances, Op.46
Schubert, Auf dem Strom (Rellstab), D.943
Schumann, Andante and Variations for horn, two Cellos and two pianos, WoO10
Schubert, Allegro "Lebensstürme", D.947
Brahms, Trio in E flat major for Horn (or Cello or Viola), Violin and Piano, Op.40
Radovan Vlatković, Horn
Nicholas Phan, Tenor
Gloria Chien, Piano
Juho Pohjonen, Piano
Paul Huang, Violin
Nicholas Canellakis, Cello
Mihai Marica, Cello
3 May at 19:30

Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid

Fundación Scherzo. Paul Lewis
Brahms, Three Intermezzi for Piano, Op.117
Schubert, Piano Sonata no. 9 in B major, D.575
Brahms, Four Ballads for Piano, Op.10
Liszt, Années de pèlerinage, Deuxième année, Italie: Après une lecture du Dante. Fantasia quasi sonata, S.161 no.7
Paul Lewis, Piano
May 04, 05

Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto

Brahms Symphony 4
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Beethoven, Egmont, Op.84: Overture
Adams, Scheherazade.2 (Canadian première)
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Leila Josefowicz, Violin
Peter Oundjian, Conductor
4 May at 19:30

Gothenburg Concert Hall: Stenhammarsalen, Gothenburg

Brahms, Frumerie, Mozart
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Brahms, Tragische Ouverture - Tragic Overture for Orchestra, Op.81
Works by Frumerie
Mozart, Symphony no. 25 in G minor, K183 (K173dB)
4 May at 19:30

Lighthouse, Poole

Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Kirill Karabits, Conductor
Guy Braunstein, Violin
4 May at 20:00
Ruhr Piano Festival

Schloss Herten, Herten

Graham Johnson, Anna Huntley & Edward Ballard
Brahms, Liebestreu - Fidelity in Love , Op.3 no.1
Brahms, Ein Sonnett - A Sonnet , Op.14 no.4
Brahms, An eine Aeolsharfe - To an Aeolian Harp , Op.19 no.5
Brahms, 4 Duets, Op.28
Brahms, 49 Deutsche Volkslieder, WoO 33: Treue Liebe dauert lange, no.1
Brahms, Von ewiger Liebe - Of Everlasting Love , Op.43 no.1
Brahms, An die Nachtigall - To the Nightingale , Op.46 no.4
Brahms, Von waldbekränzter Höhe, Op.57 no.1
Brahms, Dämmerung senkte sich von oben - Twilight Has Lowered From Above , Op.59 no.1
Brahms, Auf dem See - On the Lake , Op.59 no.2
Brahms, Alte Liebe - Old Love , Op.72 no.1
Brahms, O kühler Wald - Oh Cool Forest , Op.72 no.3
Brahms, Unüberwindlich - Unconquerable , Op.72 no.5
Brahms, Feldeinsamkeit - The Loneliness of the Field , Op.86 no.2
Brahms, Über die Heide - Over the Heath , Op.86 no.4
Brahms, Sapphische Ode - Sapphic Ode , Op.94 no.4
Brahms, Der Jäger - The Hunter , Op.95 no.4
Brahms, Komm bald, Op.97 no.5
Brahms, Ständchen - Serenade , Op.106 no.1
Graham Johnson, Piano
Anna Huntley, Mezzo-soprano
Edward Ballard, Baritone
4 May at 20:30

LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura, Lugano

Rereading Brahms
Brahms, Tragische Ouverture - Tragic Overture for Orchestra, Op.81
Strauss R., Duett-Concertino for Clarinet and Bassoon with string Orchestra and Harp, AV 147
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana
Markus Poschner, Conductor
Marc-André Hamelin, Piano
Corrado Giuffredi, Clarinet
Alberto Biano, Bassoon
5 May at 19:30

Colston Hall, Bristol

Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Kirill Karabits, Conductor
Guy Braunstein, Violin
5 May at 20:00
Ruhr Piano Festival

Schloss Herten, Herten

Graham Johnson, Eva Vogel & Sarina Zickgraf
Brahms, Dein blaues Auge - Your Blue Eyes , Op.59 no.8
Brahms, O wüßt ich doch den Weg zurück, Op.36 no.8
Brahms, Two Songs for Alto Voice, Viola and Piano , Op.91
Brahms, Wie Melodien zieht es mir - As If Melodies Were Moving , Op.105 no.1
Brahms, Zigeunerlieder
Liszt, Vergiftet sind meine Lieder (My songs are poisoned), S 289
Liszt, Ich möchte hingehn, S 296
Liszt, Über allen Gipfeln ist Ruh, S 306
Liszt, Die drei Zigeuner, S 320
Mahler, Rückertlieder
Graham Johnson, Piano
Eva Vogel, Mezzo-soprano
Sarina Zickgraf, Viola
May 05, 07

Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta

Perianes Returns To Play Schumann, Guest Conductor Zagrosek Conducts Brahms First Symphony
Mendelssohn, Overture, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op.27
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Javier Perianes, Piano
Lothar Zagrosek, Conductor
May 05, 06

Die Residenz: Herkulessaal, Munich

BRSO & Franz Welser-Möst: mostly Brahms
Brahms, Tragische Ouverture - Tragic Overture for Orchestra, Op.81
Reger, Requiem, Op.144b
Brahms, Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90
Brahms, Schicksalslied: Song of Destiny for Chorus and Orchestra, Op.54
Michael Volle, Baritone
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Bavarian Radio Symphony Choir
Franz Welser-Möst, Conductor
5 May at 16:00

Schubertiade Hohenems, Markus-Sittikus-Saal, Hohenems

Kammerkonzert Sharon Kam, Ori Kam, Matan Porat
Mozart, Trio in E flat for Piano, Clarinet and Viola, "Kegelstatt", K498
Schumann, Märchenerzählungen, Op.132
Brahms, Two Songs for Alto Voice, Viola and Piano , Op.91
Schubert, Six moments musicaux, D.780
Bartók, Contrasts, Sz 111
Sharon Kam, Clarinet
Ori Kam, Viola
Matan Porat, Piano
5 May at 20:00

University of Southampton: Turner Sims, Southampton

Vienna Piano Trio: Brahms III
Haydn, Piano Trio no. 44 in E major, Hob XV:28
Ravel, Piano Trio in A minor
Bridge, Phantasy Piano Trio in C minor, H.79
Brahms, Piano Trio no. 3 in C minor, Op.101
Vienna Piano Trio
5 May at 21:00

Teatro Municipale, Piacenza

Rereading Brahms
Brahms, Tragische Ouverture - Tragic Overture for Orchestra, Op.81
Strauss R., Duett-Concertino for Clarinet and Bassoon with string Orchestra and Harp, AV 147
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana
Markus Poschner, Conductor
Marc-André Hamelin, Piano
Corrado Giuffredi, Clarinet
Alberto Biano, Bassoon
6 May at 20:00
Ruhr Piano Festival

Schloss Herten, Herten

Graham Johnson, Mojca Erdmann & Robin Tritschler
Brahms, Mondnacht (Moon Night)
Brahms, In der Fremde - Far From Home , Op.3 no.5
Brahms, Spanisches Lied - Spanish Song , Op.6 no.1
Brahms, Treue Liebe - True Love , Op.7 no.1
Brahms, Anklänge - Reminiscences , Op.7 no.3
Brahms, Wie raff ich mich auf in der Nacht, Op.32 no.1
Brahms, Nicht mehr zu dir gehen, Op.32 no.2
Brahms, Ich schleich umher, Op.21 no.3
Brahms, Wehe so willst du mich wieder
Brahms, Du sprichst, daß ich mich täuschte Op.32 no.6
Brahms, Wie bist du meine königin, Op.32 no.9
Brahms, Geheimnis - Secret , Op.71 no.3
Brahms, So lass uns wandern! - So Let Us Wander! , Op.75 no.3
Brahms, Vergebliches Ständchen - Fruitless Serenade , Op.84 no.4
Brahms, Sommerabend - Summer Evening , Op.85 no.1
Brahms, Mondenschein - Moonlight , Op.85 no.2
Brahms, In Waldeseinsamkeit - In the Loneliness of the Forest , Op.85 no.6
Brahms, Therese - Therese , Op.86 no.1
Brahms, Bei dir sind meine Gedanken - My Thoughts are With You , Op.95 no.2
Brahms, Schön war, das ich dir weihte - It was Beautiful, My Solemn Gift to You , Op.95 no.7
Brahms, Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht, (Death is the Cool Night), Op.96 no.1
Brahms, Wir wandelten (We Were Walking), Op.96 no.2
Brahms, Nachtigall (Nightingale), Op.97 no.1
Brahms, Komm bald, Op.97 no.5
Brahms, Maienkätzchen - Catkins , Op.107 no.4
Brahms, Mädchenlied, (Girl's Song) Op.107 no.5
Graham Johnson, Piano
Mojca Erdmann, Soprano
Robin Tritschler, Tenor
6 May at 20:30

Auditorio de Tenerife Adán Martín, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife
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Schumann, Genoveva, Op.81: overture
Nielsen, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra FS 119
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Clara Andrada, Flute
Michal Nesterowic, Conductor
Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife
7 May at 19:30

Exeter Cathedral, Exeter

Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Mendelssohn, Overture, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op.27
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Kirill Karabits, Conductor
Guy Braunstein, Violin
7 May at 18:00

Max-Reger-Halle , Weiden in der Oberpfalz

BRSO & Franz Welser-Möst: mostly Brahms
Brahms, Tragische Ouverture - Tragic Overture for Orchestra, Op.81
Reger, Requiem, Op.144b
Brahms, Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90
Brahms, Schicksalslied: Song of Destiny for Chorus and Orchestra, Op.54
Michael Volle, Baritone
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Bavarian Radio Symphony Choir
Franz Welser-Möst, Conductor
7 May at 19:30

Jerwood Hall, LSO St Lukes, London

Cellist Alexander Baillie performs Brahms
Brahms, Cello Sonata no. 1 in E minor for Cello and Piano, Op.38
Ireland, Cello Sonata
Bennett, Sonata for Cello and Piano
Brahms, Cello Sonata no. 2 in F major, Op.99
Alexander Baillie, Cello
John Thwaites, Piano
7 May at 20:00

Christ Church, Highbury, London

Beethoven, Brahms
Beethoven, The Creatures of Prometheus, Op.43: Overture
Beethoven, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.61
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Benjamin Baker, Violin
Graham Ross, Conductor
Haydn Chamber Orchestra
7 May at 20:00

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

New York Philharmonic
Brahms, Tragische Ouverture - Tragic Overture for Orchestra, Op.81
Schumann, Cello concerto in A minor, Op.129
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Carter Brey, Cello
Alan Gilbert, Conductor
8 May at 15:00

Perth Concert Hall (Horsecross), Perth

Piano Sundays: Paul Lewis in recital
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Brahms, Four Ballads for Piano, Op.10
Schubert, Piano Sonata no. 9 in B major, D.575
Brahms, Three Intermezzi for Piano, Op.117
Liszt, Années de pèlerinage, Deuxième année, Italie: Après une lecture du Dante. Fantasia quasi sonata, S.161 no.7
Paul Lewis, Piano
8 May at 03:00

Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra: Brahms & Mahler
Brahms, Double Concerto in A minor for Violin, Cello and Orchestra, Op.102
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
8 May at 14:30

Bunkamura, Orchard Hall, Tokyo

NHK Symphony Orchestra at Orchard Hall
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Robert Treviño, Conductor
Peter Rösel, Piano
NHK Symphony Orchestra
8 May at 14:30

La Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Montreal

The TSO plays Brahms' Fourth
Beethoven, Egmont, Op.84: Overture
Adams, Scheherazade.2
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Peter Oundjian, Conductor
Leila Josefowicz, Violin
8 May at 18:30

Kaufman Center: Merkin Concert Hall, New York City

Martin Stoner, Violin Cullan Bryant, Piano
Works by Debussy
Works by Mendelssohn
Works by Brahms
Works by Tchaikovsky
Martin Stoner, Violin
Cullan Bryant, Piano
9 May at 18:00
Rising Stars - Trio Catch
Rising Stars
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Bruch, 8 Pieces for clarinet, viola and piano, Op.83 (Selection from 8 pieces)
Staud, Other (New work (UK premiere))
Bruch, 8 Pieces for clarinet, viola and piano, Op.83 (Selection from 8 pieces)
Hosokawa, Vertical Time Study
Brahms, Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op.114
Boglárka Pecze, Clarinet
Eva Boesch, Cello
Sun-Young Nam, Piano
9 May at 19:30

Royal College of Music: Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, London

Johannes Goritzki Recital
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Beethoven, Cello Sonata no. 4 in C major, Op.102 no.1
Schubert, Sonata in A minor "Arpeggione", D.821
Brahms, Cello Sonata no. 1 in E minor for Cello and Piano, Op.38
Johannes Goritzki, Cello
Alison Rhind, Piano
10 May at 20:00
Ruhr Piano Festival

Zeche Holland: Alte Lohnhalle, Bochum

Gina Alice
Busoni, Partita for violin no. 2 in D minor, for violin, BWV1004 (BV B 24) (arr for piano)
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 31 in A flat major, Op.110
Liszt, Après une lecture du Dante S 158c
Brahms, Four Ballads for Piano, Op.10
Chopin, Piano sonata no. 2 in B flat minor (funeral march), Op.35
Gina Alice, Piano
11 May at 19:30

Royal Festival Hall, London

Paul Lewis, Piano
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Brahms, Four Ballads for Piano, Op.10
Schubert, Piano Sonata no. 9 in B major, D.575
Brahms, Three Intermezzi for Piano, Op.117
Liszt, Années de pèlerinage, Deuxième année, Italie: Après une lecture du Dante. Fantasia quasi sonata, S.161 no.7
Paul Lewis, Piano
11 May at 19:30
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble
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Prokofiev, Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op.34
Dohnányi, Sextet in C major, Op.37
Brahms, Trio in E flat major for Horn (or Cello or Viola), Violin and Piano, Op.40
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble
11 May at 19:00

Crucible Theatre, The Studio, Sheffield

Music in the Round Concert - The Torch-Carrier
Beethoven, Beethoven: Trio Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano Op.11
Webern, Five Movements for string quartet, Op.5
Brahms, String Sextet no. 1 in B flat major for 2 Violins, 2 Violas, and 2 Celli, Op.18
Ensemble 360
Berit Cardas, Viola
Bjørg Lewis, Cello