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Dec 15, 16, 17

Victoria Concert Hall, Singapore

SSO Christmas Concert
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Singapore Symphony Chorus
Singapore Symphony Youth Choir
Singapore Symphony Children’s Choir
Joshua Tan, Conductor
Dec 15, 16

Hong Kong City Hall: Concert Hall, Hong Kong

Thibaudet play Gershwin
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Chen, Er Huang (Hong Kong première)
Gershwin, 'I Got Rhythm' Variations
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Long Yu, Conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano
Dec 15

Grieg Hall (Grieghallen), Bergen

Verdi, Otello (Semi-staged)
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Peter Mumford, Director, Set Designer
Lester Lynch, Iago
Hanna Hipp, Emilia
Vladimir Dmitruk, Cassio
Latonia Moore, Desdemona
Ørjan Hartveit, Herald
Jongmin Park, Lodovico
David Hansford, Montano
Remus Alazaroae, Roderigo
Bergen Philharmonic Choir
Edvard Grieg Choir
Collegium Musicum Choir
Håkon Matti Skrede, Choirmaster / chorus director
Dec 15, 17 mat, eve

L'Auditori: Sala Pau Casals, Barcelona

Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 1 in D minor, BWV1052
Schumann, Fantasy in C major for violin and orchestra, Op.131
Strauss R., Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30
Kazushi Ono, Conductor
Frank Peter Zimmermann, Violin
Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya
Dec 15

Palacio Euskalduna, Bilbao

Liszt, Marhulets, Bartók
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Liszt, Rapsodia húngara núm. 6 en re bemol mayor para orquesta, S 359
Marhulets, Concierto para clarinete klezmer
Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
David Krakauer, Clarinet
John Axelrod, Conductor
Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa
Dec 15

Baluarte, Palacio de Congresos y Auditorio de Navarra, Pamplona

Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra
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Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Juanjo Mena, Conductor
Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra
Dec 15, 16

Auditorio Manuel de Falla, Granada

El Mesías participativo
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Handel, Messiah
Orquesta Ciudad de Granada
Alicia Amo, Soprano
Anna Alàs, Mezzo-soprano
Juan A. Sanabria, Tenor
Riccardo Fassi, Bass
Coro de la Orquesta Ciudad de Granada
Héctor Eliel Márquez, Conductor
Dec 15

Teatro de la Maestranza, Seville

Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla: La vida doméstica
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Mozart, Symphony no. 36 in C, "Linz", K425
Copland, Quiet City for cor anglais, trumpet and strings
Strauss R., Sinfonia Domestica (Domestic Symphony), symphonic poem for orchestra, Op.53
Günter Neuhold, Conductor
Sarah Bishop, French horn
José Forte Ásperez, Trumpet
Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla
Dec 15, 16, eve
Programme to be announced
Christoffer Holgersson, Conductor
Kör Stockholmskörer
Dec 15

Berwaldhallen, Stockholm

Beethoven & Turnage
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Turnage, Håkan
Beethoven, Symphony no. 6 in F major "Pastoral", Op.68
Daniel Harding, Conductor
Håkan Hardenberger, Trumpet
Dec 15, 16 mat

Gothenburg Concert Hall, Gothenburg

Handel, Messiah
Nathalie Stutzmann, Contralto
Gothenburg Symphony Choir
Dec 15, 17 mat
Concertgebouw Orchestra: Prokofiev and Lutosławski
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Verbey, Invitation to a Beheading
Lutosławski, Cello Concerto
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: Suite no. 1, Op.64bis
James Gaffigan, Conductor
Gregor Horsch, Cello
Dec 15

De Doelen: Grote Zaal, Rotterdam

Bruckner 4 with Yannick
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Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 27 in B flat major, K595
Bruckner, Symphony no. 4 in E flat major, "Romantic", WAB 104
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Nicholas Angelich, Piano
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Dec 15

Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna

Kurtag & Bruckner
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Kurtág, Stélé
Bruckner, Symphony no. 7 in E major, WAB 107
Philippe Jordan, Conductor
Fri 15 Dec at 13:00

Charlton House, London

Royal Greenwich Brass Band presents 'Christmas with the Band'
Norbury, Gaudete
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: excerpts (Arr. Sparke)
Harper, Little Drummer Boy
Wagner, Lohengrin: Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral (arr.Himes)
Royal Greenwich Brass Band
Stephen Maw, Conductor
Fri 15 Dec at 13:00

Regent Hall, London

Puzzle Piece Opera presents Cinderella
Mozart, Fate presto o cari amici
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K620: Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen
Verdi, Libiamo ne'lieti calici
Mozart, Via resti servita
Mozart, Ah tutti contenti/ Questo giorno
Mozart, Amanti costanti
Mozart, Zu hilfe! Zu hilfe!
Offenbach, The Tales of Hoffman: Barcarolle
Mozart, Don Giovanni, K527: Là ci darem la mano
Strauss II, Im Feuerstrom der Reben
Rossini, Fredda ed immobile - Ma Signor
Puccini, La bohème: O soave fanciulla
Puzzle Piece Opera
Eleanor Strutt, Artistic Director
Harding, Bobby, Director
Fri 15 Dec at 18:15
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
Bach, Prelude and Fugue in B Minor, BWV544
David Titterington, Organ
Fri 15 Dec at 19:00
European Christmas in Riga

Spīķeri Concert Hall, Riga

Vestards Šimkus concert performance
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Vestards Šimkus, Piano
Dmitrijs Petrenko, Artistic Director
Kristaps Ķeselis, Actor
Fri 15 Dec at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Tchaikovsky Five
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Herrmann, Film music from Vertigo (Love scene)
Korngold, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
John Storgårds, Conductor
Baiba Skride, Violin
Fri 15 Dec at 19:30

Temple Church, London

Voces8 - Temple Church
Praetorius, Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen
Tallis, O nata lux
Traditional, Gabriel's Message
Britten, Hymn to the Virgin
Rachmaninov, Vespers: Bogoroditse Devo, raduisya
Stopford, Ave Maris Stella
Stopford, Lully, lulla, lullay
Praetorius, Magnificat Quinti toni a 8
Pott, Balulalow
Dove, The Three Kings
Traditional, Maria durch ein Dornwald ging
Mendelssohn, Denn er hat seinen Englein befohlen
Arnalds, For now I am winter
Traditional, The Snow It Melts the Soonest
Scheidt, Puer natus in Bethlehem
Biebl, Ave Maria
Voces8
Fri 15 Dec at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The Hallé - The Four Seasons
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Grieg, Holberg Suite for String Orchestra, Op.40
Svendsen, Romance in G major, Op.26
Pachelbel, Canon in D major
Vivaldi, The Four Seasons, Op.8 no.1-4
Henning Kraggerud, Violin
Fri 15 Dec at 19:30
Laura van der Heijden with Academy of St Martin in the Fields: Schumann’s Concerto
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Elgar, Serenade in E minor for string orchestra, Op.20
Watts, Bridge of Sighs
Schumann, Cello concerto in A minor, Op.129
Dvořák, From the Bohemian Forest (Ze Sumavy) (1883 version): Silent Woods (Klid) Op.68 no.5
Dvořák, Serenade for Strings in E major, Op.22
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Laura van der Heijden, Cello
Fri 15 Dec at 19:30

St Martinskirche, Basel

6. Symphoniekonzert: Simone Young | Tchaikowsky
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Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.23
Scriabin, Symphony no. 3 in C minor, "Divine Poem", Op.43
Simone Young, Conductor
Louis Lortie, Piano
Bern Symphony Orchestra
Fri 15 Dec at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS
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Gavin Sutherland, Conductor
Clare Teal
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Fri 15 Dec at 19:30

Palau de la Musica: José Iturbi, Valencia

Orquesta de Valencia
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Ponsoda, Triptic Orquestal
Bruch, Concerto for 2 pianos and orchestra, Op.88a
Saint-Saëns, Symphony no. 3 in C minor "Organ Symphony", Op.78
Orquesta de Valencia
Katia Labèque, Piano
Marielle Labèque, Piano
Jordi Bernàcer, Conductor
Fri 15 Dec at 19:30
The Choir of King's College London
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Nicolai, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
Praetorius, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
Weckmann, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme’
Buxtehude, Wachet auf, ruft uns, BuxWV101
Telemann, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
Bach, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme - Cantata, BWV140
Bach J.C.F., Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
Choir of King's College London
Joseph Fort, Choirmaster / chorus director
Fri 15 Dec at 19:30

Sainte-Suzanne Church, Pierrefonds, Montreal

Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: Suite
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 2 in F major, Op.102
Strauss II, Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron): overture
Strauss, Die Libelle (The dragonfly), Op. 204
Strauss II, Im Krapfenwaldl (Cuckoo Polka), Op.336
Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Christoph Campestrini, Conductor
Serhiy Salov, Piano
Fri 15 Dec at 19:30

St Peter’s Church of Ireland Drogheda, Drogheda

Christmas Gala
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Massenet, Manon (Highlights)
Works by Lehár
Bernstein, On the Town (Highlights)
Bernstein, West Side Story (Highlights)
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Robert Houlihan, Conductor
Fatma Said, Soprano
William Davenport, Tenor
Fri 15 Dec at 19:30

Folkwang Universität der Künste, Essen

Gastkonzert
Borodin, Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Arutiunian, Trumpet Concerto in A flat major
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 4 in F minor, Op.36
Manuel Davila, Trumpet
Vakhtang Kakhidze, Conductor
Fri 15 Dec at 19:30

St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, London

Long, Long Ago: choral music for Advent and Christmas
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Howells, Long, long ago
Weelkes, Hosanna to the Son of David
Poston, Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Byrd, Exsurge Domine
Bruckner, Virga jesse floruit, motet, WAB 52
Rachmaninov, Vespers (Bogoroditsye Dyevo), Op.37: Ave Maria
Naylor, Vox dicentis
Praetorius, Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen
Sandstrom, Es ist ein ros entsprungen
Hassler, Hodie Christus natus est
Mäntyjärvi, O Magnum Mysterium
Schütz, Das Wort ward Fleisch
Tavener, The Lamb
Harvey, The Angels
Pearsall, In dulci jubilo
Warlock, A Cornish Christmas Carol
Londinium
Andrew Griffiths, Conductor
Fri 15 Dec at 20:00

Pjazza San Gorg, Valletta

The Nutcracker
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Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream: overture, Op.21
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra
Sergey Smbatyan, Conductor
Esther Yoo, Violin
Fri 15 Dec at 20:00

Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria
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Glinka, Ruslan and Ludmilla: overture
Shostakovich, Cello Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op.107
Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
Elim Chan, Conductor
Alexey Stadler, Cello
Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria
Fri 15 Dec at 20:00

Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford

Christmas Carol Concert
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Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Fri 15 Dec at 20:00

Auditorio Edgar Neville, Málaga

Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Escolanía Santa M.ª de la Victoria
Orquesta Filarmónica de Málaga
Franciso José Martín Jaime, Conductor
Fri 15 Dec at 20:00

Teatro de La Laboral, Gijón

Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias: Laboral Cineteca
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Works by Fedele
José Ramón Encinar, Conductor
Lola Casariego, Soprano
Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias
Fri 15 Dec at 20:15

Flagey: Studio 4, Brussels

Songs for the Crossing
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Debussy, En blanc et noir (arr. Holloway)
Ravel, La Valse, for orchestra
D'Hoe, Songs for the Crossing (world première)
Ešenvalds, The Time has Come
Jun Märkl, Conductor
Hanne Roos, Soprano
Fri 15 Dec at 20:30

Philharmonie 1: Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Paris

Strauss R., Elektra
Mikko Franck, Conductor
Nina Stemme, Elektra
Waltraud Meier, Klytaemnestra
Emily Magee, Chrysothemis
Matthias Goerne, Orest
Norbert Ernst, Aegisth
Chœur de Radio France
Victor Jacob, Choirmaster / chorus director
Fri 15 Dec at 20:30

Centro Cultural Afundación, Vigo

Real Filharmonía de Galicia
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Moniuszko, Paria: Overture
Mozart, Symphony no. 34 in C, K338
Karłowicz, Symphony in E minor "Rebirth", Op.7
Antoni Wit, Conductor
Real Filharmonía de Galicia
Dec 15, 16

Auditorium Rai “Arturo Toscanini” , Turin

Beethoven, Respighi, Stravinsky
Beethoven, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.61
Respighi, Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite no. 1
Stravinsky, Pulcinella - complete
James Conlon, Conductor
James Ehnes, Violin
Dec 15, 16 mat, eve, 17 mat

Benaroya Hall, S Mark Taper Auditorium, Seattle

Handel Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Ruth Reinhardt, Conductor
Deanna Breiwick, Soprano
Eve Gigliotti, Mezzo-soprano
Aaron Sheehan, Tenor
Will Liverman, Baritone
Seattle Symphony Chorale
Dec 15, 16, 17 mat

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
National Symphony Orchestra
Dec 15, 16

Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw

Christmas concert of symphonic music
Strauss R., Schlagobers, suite for orchestra, Op.70
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, Op.71: Act II
Jacek Kaspszyk, Conductor
Dec 15, 17 mat

BOZAR: Main hall, Brussels

Clyne, Adams, Rachmaninov, Brahms
Clyne, Masquerade
Adams, Lola Montez Does the Spider Dance
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Marin Alsop, Conductor
Lukáš Vondrácek, Piano
Dec 15, 16

Philharmonie, Cologne

Alan Gilbert in Köln
Ljadov, Il lago incantato, Op.62
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 20 in D minor, K466
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 4 in F minor, Op.36
Rudolf Buchbinder, Piano
Alan Gilbert, Conductor
WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne
Dec 15, 16

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Berlin

Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Iván Fischer
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 4 in A major "The Italian", Op.90
Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde
Konzerthausorchester Berlin
Iván Fischer, Conductor
Gerhild Romberger, Alto
Andrew Staples, Tenor
Dec 15

Cadogan Hall, London

Bach Christmas Oratorio
Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248 (Parts I-III)
Handel, Blessed are they that considereth the poor, (Foundling Hospital Anthem) HWV 268
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus
Barts Choir
Ivor Setterfield, Conductor
Grace Davidson, Soprano
Katie Coventry, Mezzo-soprano
Ben Johnson, Tenor
Benedict Nelson, Baritone
Trafalgar Baroque Ensemble
Dec 15, 16

Auditorium Parco della Musica di Roma: Sala Santa Cecilia, Rome

Bizet, Borodin
Bizet, Symphony in C major
Bizet, Carmen: excerpts
Borodin, Symphony no. 2 in B minor
Borodin, Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Dec 15, 17

Auditorium di Milano Fondazione Cariplo, Milan

Pärt, Mozart
Pärt, Fratres
Mozart, Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K364 (K320d)
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 5 in A major "Turkish", K219
Mozart, Symphony no. 39 in E flat, K543
Domenico Nordio, Violin
Maxim Rysanov, Conductor
Dec 15, 17, 19

Lincoln Center: Alice Tully Hall, New York City

Brandenburg Concertos
Bach, The Brandenburg Concertos, BWV1046 - 1051
Kenneth Weiss, Harpsichord
Kristin Lee, Violin
Cho-Liang Lin, Violin
Daniel Phillips, Violin
Danbi Um, Violin
Mark Holloway, Viola
Yura Lee, Viola
Richard O'Neill, Viola
Efe Baltacigil, Cello
Nicholas Canellakis, Cello
Colin Carr, Cello
Joseph Conyers, Double Bass
Robert Langevin, Flute
Carol Wincenc, Flute
Randall Ellis, Oboe
James Austin Smith, Oboe
Stephen Taylor, Oboe
Peter Kolkay, Bassoon
Julie Landsman, French horn
Jennifer Montone, French horn
Brandon Ridenour, Trumpet
Dec 15, 16

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Beethoven Missa Solemnis
Beethoven, Mass in D Major “Missa solemnis”, Op.123
Berliner Philharmoniker
Christian Thielemann, Conductor
Genia Kühmeier, Soprano
Elisabeth Kulman, Mezzo-soprano
Daniel Behle, Tenor
Franz-Josef Selig, Bass
Rundfunkchor Berlin
Philipp Ahmann, Choirmaster / chorus director