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Dec 21 mat, 22 mat

Fraumünster, Zürich

Weihnachtskonzert mit Anne Sofie von Otter
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Handel, Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op.6 No.10, HWV 328
Handel, Theodora, HWV 68: As with rosy steps
Bach, Christmas Oratorio: Schließe mein Herze, BWV 248
Vivaldi, The Four Seasons: Concerto in F minor "L'Inverno (Winter)", RV 297, Op.8 no.4 (Allegro non molto)
Handel, Rinaldo, HWV7: Cara sposa
Vivaldi, The Four Seasons: Concerto in F minor "L'Inverno (Winter)", RV 297, Op.8 no.4 (Largo, Allegro)
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Jones, A child is born
Berlin, White Christmas
Wells, The Christmas song
Traditional, O Tannenbaum
Anne Sofie von Otter, Mezzo-soprano
Daniel Hope, Conductor
Zurich Chamber Orchestra
Dec 22 mat, 23 mat, mat, eve

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The Hallé - The Snowman
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Stephens, We're Going on a Bear Hunt
Blake, The Snowman
Jonathon Heyward, Conductor
Tom Redmond, Presenter
Dec 21, 22

Palacio Euskalduna, Bilbao

Concierto de Navidad
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Haydn, Symphony no. 94 in G major "Surprise"
Mendelssohn, Von Himmel hoch, choral cantata
Pärt, Fratres
Bach, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme - Cantata, BWV140
Naroa Intxausti, Soprano
José Antonio López, Baritone
Sociedad Coral de Bilbao
Enrique Azurza, Choirmaster / chorus director
Johannes Debus, Conductor
Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa
Dec 21, 22

Gran Teatro de Córdoba, Córdoba

Orquesta de Córdoba
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Françaix, L'Horloge de Flore, for oboe and orchestra
Manen, Concerto for oboe and orchestra
Schubert, Symphony no. 3 in D major, D.200
Orquesta de Córdoba
Cristina Gómez Godoy, Oboe
Winner of the conducting competition, Conductor
Dec 22, 23

Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid

Ciclo Sinfónico: Händel Made in China
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Handel, Messiah
Xian Zhang, Conductor
Sabina Puértolas, Soprano
Sonia Prina, Mezzo-soprano
Matthias Stier, Tenor
Christian Senn, Baritone
Dec 22, 23

L'Auditori: Sala Pau Casals, Barcelona

A Night on Broadway with Andrew Lloyds Webber and OBC
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Lloyd Webber, Musical excerpts from Cats, Love Never Dies, Evita, Sunset Boulevard, The Woman in White, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Phantom of the Opera
Alfonso Casado, Conductor
Mariano Detry, Artistic Director
Celinde Schoenmaker, Voice
Joanna Ampil, Voice
John Owen-Jones, Tenor
Geronimo Rauch, Voice
Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya
Dec 22, 23 mat, 24 mat

NHK Hall, Tokyo

Beethoven Symphony no.9
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Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor
Ai Ichihara, Soprano
Etsuko Kanoh, Mezzo-soprano
Kei Fukui, Tenor
Eijiro Kai, Baritone
Tokyo Opera Singers
Dec 21, 22

Teatro Cervantes, Málaga

Handel, Mozart
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Handel, Messiah
Mozart, Arrangement of Handel's Messiah, K572
Isabel Monar, Soprano
Marta Infante, Mezzo-soprano
Enrico Iviglia, Tenor
Thomas Laske, Bass
Coral Carmina Nova
Diego González Ávila, Choirmaster / chorus director
Igor Ijurra Fernández, Director
Dec 20, 21, 22

Rudolfinum: Dvořák Hall, Prague

Fišer, Martinů, Strauss
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Fišer, Double for orchestra
Martinů, Double Concerto for two string orchestras, piano and timpani, H 271
Strauss R., Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Op.40
Ivo Kahánek, Piano
Semyon Bychkov, 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
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 22, 23

De Doelen: Grote Zaal, Rotterdam

Christmas Concert
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Mozart, 12 German Dances, K586 (selection)
Korngold, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Otto Tausk, Conductor
Michael Foyle, Violin
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Fri 22 Dec at 13:30

Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham

The Snowman and Carnival of the Animas
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Kids event
Fri 22 Dec at 14:00

Sage One, Gateshead

The Snowman (Relaxed Performance)
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Alan Fearon, Conductor
Sharon Durant, Presenter
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Fri 22 Dec at 15:30

Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth

Blake, The Snowman
Chappell, Paddington Bear's First Concert
Hugh Brunt, Conductor
Pui Fan Lee, Presenter
Fri 22 Dec at 16:30

Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham

Peter and the Wolf and Father Christmas
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Kids event
Fri 22 Dec at 18:00

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

RSNO Christmas Concert
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Blake, The Snowman
Christopher Bell, Conductor
RSNO Chorus
RSNO Junior Chorus
Fri 22 Dec at 19:30

Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth

Last Night of the Christmas Proms
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Anderson, Sleigh Ride
Wood, I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday
Pete Harrison, Conductor
Annie Skates, Voice
James Spilling, Voice
Fri 22 Dec at 19:30

Palau de la Musica: José Iturbi, Valencia

Orquesta de Valencia
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Sibelius, Finlandia, symphonic poem for orchestra, Op.26
Shostakovich, Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.77 or Op.99
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Orquesta de Valencia
Sergey Khachatryan, Violin
Ramón Tebar, Conductor
Fri 22 Dec at 19:30

City Halls: Concert Hall, Glasgow

Christmas with the BBC SSO
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Jamie MacDougall, Tenor
Stephen Bell, Conductor
Fri 22 Dec at 19:30
Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248
Cambridge Choir of Trinity College
Anna Dennis, Soprano
Helen Charlston, Mezzo-soprano
Gwilym Bowen, Tenor
Matthew Brook, Bass-baritone
Stephen Layton, Conductor
Fri 22 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie im Gasteig, Munich

Berg, Schubert, Brahms
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Berg, Fünf Orchesterlieder, nach Ansichtskartentexten von Peter Altenberg, Op.4
Schubert, Alfonso und Estrella (Schober), D.732: Sei mir gegrüßt, o Sonne
Schubert, Alfonso und Estrella (Schober), D.732: O sing mir, Vater
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Jakub Hrůša, Conductor
Christian Gerhaher, Baritone
Fri 22 Dec at 20:00
Operetta Concert with Klaus Florian Vogt
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Lehár, The Land of Smiles (Das Land des Lächelns), operetta (Excerpts )
Kálmán, Gräfin Mariza (Countess Mariza) (Excerpts)
Kálmán, Die Csárdásfürstin (The Gypsy Princess) (Excerpts)
Benatzky, The White Horse Inn (Im weissen Rössl) (Excerpts)
Klaus Florian Vogt, Tenor
Markus Brück, Baritone
Silvia Krüger, Soprano
Berlin Deutsche Opera Orchestra
Michael Boder, Conductor
Fri 22 Dec at 20:00

Auditorio Príncipe Felipe, Oviedo

Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias: Concierto de Navidad
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Handel, Messiah
Carlos Mena, Conductor
Maria Espada, Soprano
Cristina Faus, Mezzo-soprano
Juan A. Sanabria, Tenor
Josep Miquel Ramón, Bass
Coro de la Fundación Princesa de Asturias
Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias
Fri 22 Dec at 20:00

Tonhalle: Mendelssohn Saal, Düsseldorf

Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin
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Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski, Conductor
Fri 22 Dec at 20:00

Die Residenz: Max-Joseph-Saal, Munich

Opening concert
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Programme to include:
Works by Mozart
Residenz Solisten
Fri 22 Dec at 20:00

Maison de la radio:Auditorium, Paris

Noël à Broadway
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Programme to include:
Works by Sondheim
Works by Bernstein
Chœur de Radio France
Maîtrise de Radio France
Mikko Franck, Conductor
Fri 22 Dec at 20:15

Flagey: Studio 4, Brussels

Milhaud, The Creation Of The World (La création du monde) Op.81
Connesson, Concerto pour saxophone “A Kind of Trane”
Poulenc, Les Biches
Timothy McAllister, Saxophone
Stéphane Denève, Conductor
Fri 22 Dec at 20:15
Concertgebouw Orchestra and Bach's Hohe Messe
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Bach, Mass in B minor, BWV232
Philippe Herreweghe, Conductor
Dorothée Mields, Soprano
Hana Blažíková, Soprano
Alex Potter, Countertenor
Benjamin Hulett, Tenor
Krešimir Stražanac, Bass-baritone
Collegium Vocale Gent
Fri 22 Dec at 20:30

Teatro sociale, Bergamo

Bach “A la maniera italiana”
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Bach, Flute Sonata in B minor, BWV1030
Bach, Sonata in D minor, BWV964
Bach, Flute Sonata in A major, BWV1032
Bach, Partita in A minor for flute, BWV1013
Bach, Sonata for violin and keyboard no. 6 in G major, BWV1019
Laura Pontecorvo, Flute
Rinaldo Alessandrini, Harpsichord
Fri 22 Dec at 20:30

Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela

Real Filharmonía de Galicia
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Handel, Messiah
Daniel Reuss, Conductor
Capella Amsterdam
Real Filharmonía de Galicia
Berit Norbakken Solset, Soprano
Catherine Hopper, Mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Mulroy, Tenor
Peter Harvey, Baritone
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 21, 22 mat, 23

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Shostakovich 5 & Beethoven Violin Concerto
Beethoven, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.61
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 5 in D minor, Op.47
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Nikolaj Znaider, Violin, Conductor
Dec 21, 22

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Joe Miller, Director
Ekaterina Siurina, Soprano
Jamie Barton, Mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, Tenor
Mark Stone, Baritone
Philadelphia Symphonic Choir
Philadelphia Orchestra
Cristian Măcelaru, Conductor
Dec 20, 21, 22

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Bartók, Mendelssohn
Bartók, Hungarian Peasant Songs, Sz 100, BB 107
Bartók, Violin Concerto no. 1, Sz 36
Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream incidental music, Op.61 (excerpts, arr. Iván Fischer)
Berliner Philharmoniker
Iván Fischer, Conductor
Vilde Frang, Violin
Mari Eriksmoen, Soprano
Kitty Whately, Mezzo-soprano
Philharmonia Chor Wien
Walter Zeh, Choirmaster / chorus director
Dec 21, 22

Philharmonie 1: Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Paris

Dream of Gerontius
Elgar, The Dream of Gerontius, Oratorio for soloists chorus and orchestra, Op.38
Daniel Harding, Conductor
Choeur de l'Orchestre de Paris
Magdalena Kožená, Mezzo-soprano
Andrew Staples, Tenor
John Relyea, Bass-baritone
Lionel Sow, Choirmaster / chorus director
Dec 15, 22

Französischer Dom, Berlin

Chopin Pur
Works by Chopin
Pavel Kuznetsov, Piano
Fri 22 Dec at 19:00

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Weihnachtsoratorium
Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248
Carl-Philipp-Emanuel-Bach-Chor Hamburg
Bach Collegium München
Simone Kermes, Soprano
Angelika Kirchschlager, Mezzo-soprano
Daniel Johannsen, Tenor
Markus Eiche, Baritone
Hansjörg Albrecht, Conductor
Fri 22 Dec at 19:00

BOZAR: Main hall, Brussels

Christmas concert
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Koor Opera Vlaanderen
Fri 22 Dec at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

The Bach Choir - Carols at Cadogan
The Bach Choir
London City Brass
Philip Scriven, Organ
Nigel Bates, Percussion
Matthew Green, Percussion
David Hill, Conductor
Fri 22 Dec at 19:30

St George's Bristol, Bristol

Festive Fiesta
City of Bristol Choir
Bristol Ensemble
David Ogden, Conductor
Fri 22 Dec at 19:30

Southwell Minster, Southwell

A Christmas Celebration
Works by Dove
Works by of Bingen
Works by Berlin
Works by Whitacre
Marcus Farnsworth, Conductor
Southwell Festival Voices
David Oakes, Narrator
Fri 22 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Bach and Beethoven
Bach, Sonata for violin and keyboard no. 5 in F minor, BWV1018
Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 5 in F major "Fruhling (Spring)", Op.24
Bach, Violin Sonata in C minor, BWV1024
Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 7 in C minor, Op.30 no.2
Renaud Capuçon, Violin
David Fray, Piano
Fri 22 Dec at 20:00

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Berlin

Nussknacker & Schneeflöckchen
Glinka, Ruslan and Ludmilla: overture
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin, Op.24: polonaise
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, Op.71: Waltz of the Flowers
Rimsky-Korsakov, The Snow Maiden: Dance of the Tumblers
Rachmaninov, Vocalise, Op.34 no.14
Borodin, Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Russian Chamber Philharmonic St Petersburg
Juri Gilbo, Conductor
Dmitri Berlinsky, Violin
Fri 22 Dec at 20:00

Château de Versailles: Chapelle Royale, Paris

Charpentier: Christmas Pastorale
Charpentier, Pastorale sur la naissance de notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ
Sébastien Daucé, Conductor
Ensemble Correspondances
Fri 22 Dec at 20:00

Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta

Messiah with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Chorus
Mozart, Regina Coeli in C, K276 (K321b)
Mozart, Exsultate, jubilate, KV165: Alleluja
Handel, Messiah (Christmas portion)
Jeanine De Bique, Soprano
Magdalena Wór, Mezzo-soprano
Grant Knox, Tenor
Gerard Sundberg, Baritone
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Norman Mackenzie, Conductor
Fri 22 Dec at 20:00

deSingel: Blue Hall, Antwerp

Magnificat
Muffat, Florilegium I: Suite no. 4 in B flat major, "Impatientia"
Muffat, Floregium II: Ouverture Colligati Montes no. 5 in G minor
Kuhnau, Magnificat in C major
Bach, Magnificat in E flat, BWV243a
Benjamin Bayl, Conductor
Hannah Morrison, Soprano
Grace Davidson, Soprano
Benno Schachtner, Countertenor
Jakob Pilgram, Tenor
Tomáš Král, Bass
B'Rock Orchestra
Vocalconsort Berlin
Fri 22 Dec at 20:00

Die Residenz: Herkulessaal, Munich

Mozart, Stenhammar
Mozart, Symphony no. 41 in C major "Jupiter", K551
Stenhammar, Symphony no. 2 in G minor, Op.34
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Herbert Blomstedt, Conductor
Fri 22 Dec at 20:00

L'Auditorium de Lyon, Lyon

Le Messie
Handel, Messiah
Les Nouveaux Caractères
Chœur accentus
Sébastien d’Hérin, Harpsichord
Martina Janková, Soprano
Kate Aldrich, Mezzo-soprano
Robert Murray, Tenor
Konstantin Wolff, Bass