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Dec 16, 19, 22

Opernhaus, Zürich

La Fille du régiment
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Donizetti, La Fille du régiment (Concert performance)
Speranza Scappucci, Conductor
Andreas Homoki, Director
Sabine Devieilhe, Marie
René Barbera, Tonio
Pietro Spagnoli, Sulpice
Liliana Nikiteanu, Marquise de Birkenfeld
Birgit Karin Steinegger, The Duchess of Krakenthorp
Philharmonia Zürich
Zurich Opera Chorus
Dec 19, 22

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Vienna

Weihnachtsoratorium
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Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248 (Kantaten I - III)
Philippe Jordan, Conductor
Julia Kleiter, Soprano
Wiebke Lehmkuhl, Contralto
Werner Güra, Tenor
Andrè Schuen, Baritone
Wiener Singakademie
Heinz Ferlesch, Conductor
Dec 16, 17, 19, 21, 22, 23 mat

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

Spirit of Christmas
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Ian Tracey, Conductor
Jesus Leon, Tenor
John Suchet, Reader
Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir
Simon Emery, Artistic Director
Tue 19 Dec at 13:05

Ulster Hall, Belfast

JTI Lunchtime Concert: A Box Of Festive Delights
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Debussy, Children’s Corner, suite (arr. Caplet)
Strauss R., Intermezzo: Träumerei am Kamin
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Christoph Altstaedt, Conductor
Tue 19 Dec at 13:30
The Snowman and Carnival of the animals
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Kids event
Tue 19 Dec at 15:00

Lighthouse, Poole

Blake, The Snowman
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker
Hugh Brunt, Conductor
Pui Fan Lee, Presenter
Tue 19 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
Bach, Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich in G Major, BWV605
Bach, Vom Himmel hoch, da komm'ich her in D Major, BWV606
Bach, Vom Himmel kam der Engel Schaar in G Minor, BWV607
Bach, In dulci jubilo (Orgel-Büchlein) in A Major, BWV608
Bach, Das alte Jahre vergangen ist (Orgel-Büchlein) in A Minor, BWV614
Bach, In dir ist Freude (Orgel-Büchlein) in G Major, BWV615
Bach, Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV547
David Titterington, Organ
Tue 19 Dec at 19:00

Pjazza San Gorg, Valletta

The MPO Community Orchestra - Rehearsals and Concert!
Programme to be announced
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra
Joseph Debrincat, Conductor
Tue 19 Dec at 19:00

Lighthouse, Poole

Blake, The Snowman
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker
Hugh Brunt, Conductor
Pui Fan Lee, Presenter
Tue 19 Dec at 19:30

Rudolfinum: Dvořák Hall, Prague

Czech National Symphony Orchestra
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Ryba, Rozmilý slavíčku, pastorela
Ryba, Christmas Mass
Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Libor Pešek, Conductor
CNSO Choir
Tue 19 Dec at 19:30
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
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Tallis, Videte miraculum
Gregorian, Verbum supernum prodiens
Byrd, Vigilate
Skempton, Adam lay ybounden
Wilberforce, Remember Bethlehem
McDowall, Now may we singen
Praetorius, Magnificat quinti toni
Tavener, Today the Virgin
Tavener, God is with us
Traditional, Gaudete
Joubert, Torches
Britten, A Hymn to the Virgin
Villette, Hymne à la Vierge
Joshua Pacey, I sing of a maiden (world premiere)
Traditional, The Infant King (arr. Willcocks)
Rutter, What sweeter music (What sweeter music)
Todd, My Lord has come
Gruber, Silent night (world premiere)
Mathias, A babe is born
Burton, Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Traditional, Santa Baby (arr. James Mawson)
Choir of Clare College Cambridge
Graham Ross, Conductor
Tue 19 Dec at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Logical Family: An Evening with Armistead Maupin and the BBC Symphony Orchestra
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Armistead Maupin, Narrator
David Parry, Conductor
Tue 19 Dec at 19:30

Dom, Paderborn

Chorkonzert
Mendelssohn, As pants the hare, (Wie der Hirsch schreit) Psalm 42 in F major, Op.42
Mendelssohn, Psalm 95 "Come, let us sing", Op.46
Mendelssohn, Von Himmel hoch, choral cantata
Vokalsolisten
Paderborner Domchor
Domkantorei Paderborn
Thomas Berning, Conductor
Tue 19 Dec at 19:30

Müpa: Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, Budapest

Thomas Trotter and the Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge
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Works by Chilcott
Works by Gardner
Works by Tavener
Works by Bednall
Works by Howells
Works by Finzi
Works by Bach
Works by Mendelssohn
Works by Edmundson
Works by Dupré
Works by Dove
Works by Burton
Works by Darke
Works by Wade
Works by Gruber
Thomas Trotter, Organ
Cambridge Choir of St John's College
Andrew Nethsingha, Conductor
Tue 19 Dec at 20:00

Opéra de Dijon: Grand Salon, Dijon

Bach méconnu #2
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Bach, Partita no. 2 in C minor, BWV826
Bach, Suite in F minor, BWV823
Bach, Partita in A major, BWV832
Bach, Aria variata in A Minor, BWV989
Bach, Toccata in D major, BWV912
Brice Pauset, Harpsichord
Tue 19 Dec at 20:15
Wiener Sängerknaben Christmas Concert
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Wiener Sängerknaben
Philharmonie Zuidnederland
Dec 15 mat, 16, 19

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Rachmaninov & Tchaikovsky
Wagner, Lohengrin: prelude to Act 1
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Denis Kozhukhin, Piano
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jaap van Zweden, Conductor
Dec 18, 19

Château de Versailles: Chapelle Royale, Paris

Handel: Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Jordi Savall, Conductor
Rachel Redmond, Soprano
Hagen Matzeit, Countertenor
Nicholas Mulroy, Tenor
Matthias Winckhler, Baritone
La cappella Reial de Catalunya
Le Concert des Nations
Dec 18, 19, 20, 22, 23 mat

Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto

Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Matthew Halls, Conductor
Karina Gauvin, Soprano
Krisztina Szabó, Soprano
Frédéric Antoun, Tenor
Joshua Hopkins, Baritone
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Dec 18, 19

Cadogan Hall, London

The Sixteen - Glory to the Christ Child
Bullard, Glory to the Christ Child
Joubert, There is no Rose
Traditional Old Basque, I saw a maiden
Rutter, There is a flower
Traditional, Christmas Eve (The Lord at first did Adam make)
Costeley, Allons gay bergères
de Lassus, La nuit froide et sombre
Works by Traditional French
Poulenc, Quatre motets pour le temps de Noël
Works by Porter, Kim
Howells, A Spotless Rose
Galvani, On Christmas Morn (World Premiere)
Traditional, Somerset Carol
Poulenc, Un soir de neige
Traditional, Past three o’clock
Palestrina, O magnum mysterium
Palestrina, Quem vidistis pastores
Palestrina, Videntes stellam Magi
Palestrina, Hodie Christus Natus Est
Chilcott, Pilgrim Jesus
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, Conductor
Dec 17, 19

Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw

Concert of Carols
Traditional, Christmas carols
Warsaw Philharmonic Choir
Bartosz Michałowski, Choirmaster / chorus director
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
Tue 19 Dec at 13:00

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Beatrice Berrut
Bach, Air on a G String, from Orchestral Suite BWV1068 (Trans. Siloti)
Bach, Flute Sonata in E flat major, BWV1031: Siciliano in G minor (Trans. Kempff)
Mahler, Symphony no. 5 in C sharp minor: Adagietto (Trans Berrut)
Liszt, Ballade no. 2 in B minor, S 171
Liszt, Années de pèlerinage, Deuxième année, Italie: Après une lecture du Dante. Fantasia quasi sonata, S.161 no.7
Beatrice Berrut, Piano
Tue 19 Dec at 18:00

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

The Nutcracker and I by Alexandra Dariescu
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker : Concert Suite for solo piano
Alexandra Dăriescu, Piano
Ballantyne, Désirée
Yeast Culture, Set Designer
Tue 19 Dec at 19:00

Konzerthaus, Dortmund

Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia (konzertant)
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Jérémie Rhorer, Conductor
Catherine Trottmann, Rosina
Michele Angelini, Count Almaviva
Florian Sempey, Figaro
Peter Kálmán, Dr. Bartolo
Annunziata Vestri, Berta
Louis de Lavignere, Fiorello
Robert Gleadow, Don Basilio
ChorWerk Ruhr
Tue 19 Dec at 19:30

The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, London

Christmas Opera in the Chapel | The 3 British Tenors
Traditional, Christmas carols
The 3 British Tenors, Tenor
Tue 19 Dec at 19:30

Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna

Mahler
Mahler, Symphony no. 8 in E flat major "Symphony of a Thousand"
Tonkünstler Orchestra
Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien
Slovak Philharmonic Chorus
Gumpoldskirchner Spatzen
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Conductor
Catherine Foster, Soprano
Heidi Melton, Soprano
Sunhae Im, Soprano
Janina Baechle, Mezzo-soprano
Kelley O'Connor, Mezzo-soprano
Robert Dean Smith, Tenor
Jochen Schmeckenbecher, Bass-baritone
Georg Zeppenfeld, Bass
Tue 19 Dec at 19:30

St Martinskirche, Basel

Oratorio de Noël – Clariant Weihnachtskonzert
Britten, Saint Nicolas for mixed chorus, strings, piano (4 hands), percussion and organ, Op.42
Saint-Saëns, Oratorio de Noël, Op.12
Kammerorchester Basel
Siri Karoline Thornhill, Soprano
Ruth Sandhoff, Mezzo-soprano
Ulrike Malotta, Alto
Benjamin Hulett, Tenor
Raimund Nolte, Baritone
Camerata Vocale Freiburg
Mitglieder der Knabenkantorei Basel
Winfried Toll, Conductor
Tue 19 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Janáček, Schubert, Debussy and Bartók
Janáček, Violin Sonata
Schubert, Fantasy for violin and piano in C major, D.934
Debussy, Violin Sonata in G minor
Bartók, Violin sonata no. 1, Sz. 75
Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
Yuja Wang, Piano
Tue 19 Dec at 20:00

University of Southampton: Turner Sims, Southampton

An Italian Baroque Christmas
Locatelli, Concerto Grosso in F minor Op.1 no.8
Scarlatti, Cantata Pastorale; Non sò qual più m'ingombra
Torelli, Concerto Grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.8 no.6
Vivaldi, The Four Seasons: Concerto in F minor "L'Inverno (Winter)", RV 297, Op.8 no.4
Sammartini, Concerto Grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.5 no.6
Scarlatti, Cantata Pastorale per la nascita di Nostro Signore: O di Betlemme altera povertà
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Spiritato
Tue 19 Dec at 20:00

Oper Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main

Marianne Crebassa
Works by Ravel
Works by Poulenc
Works by Debussy
Works by Fauré
Works by Duparc
Marianne Crebassa, Mezzo-soprano
Alphonse Cemin, Piano
Tue 19 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie im Gasteig, Munich

Shchedrin
Shchedrin, The Enchanted Wanderer
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Kristina Kapustinskaya, Mezzo-soprano
Andrei Popov, Tenor
Sergei Aleksashkin, Bass
Philharmonischer Chor München
Andreas Herrmann, Choirmaster / chorus director
Tue 19 Dec at 20:00

St John on Bethnal Green, London

Contemporay Music for All: Midwinter Mix
Devaney, Hadal Zone
Wang, Now and Ever
Hellawell, Maquette
Chan, Haiku VI
Dennehy, A Fatal Optimist
Kaye, Joshua, Memory Spaces (World premiere)
King, Nick, Manger Variations
COMA London Ensemble
Gregory Rose, Conductor
Tue 19 Dec at 20:30

Philharmonie 1: Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Paris

Monteverdi
Monteverdi, Selva Morale e Spirituale
Les Arts Florissants
William Christie, Conductor
Emmanuelle de Negri, Soprano
Lucía Martín-Cartón, Soprano
Carlo Vistoli, Countertenor
Cyril Auvity, Tenor
Reinoud Van Mechelen, Tenor
Marc Mauillon, Baritone
Cyril Costanzo, Bass
John Taylor Ward, Bass