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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 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 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 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 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
Sat 23 Dec at 15:00 and 17:30

Rudolfinum: Dvořák Hall, Prague

Czech Christmas Mass
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Ryba, Czech Christmas Mass
Linek, Pastorela "Arise, arise O shepherds"
Koutník, Pastorela "Rejoice, one and all"
Lenka Máčiková, Soprano
Petra Noskaiová, Mezzo-soprano
Jaroslav Březina, Tenor
Jiří Hájek, Bass
Martinů Voices
Lukáš Vasilek, Choirmaster / chorus director
Vojtěch Jouza, Conductor
Sat 23 Dec at 11:00

Sage One, Gateshead

Alan Fearon, Conductor
Sharon Durant, Presenter
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Sat 23 Dec at 14:00

Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Tokyo

Saturday Matinée Series No. 202
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Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra
Emmanuel Krivine, Conductor
Inger Dam-Jensen, Soprano
Kasumi Shimizu, Mezzo-soprano
Dominik Wortig, Tenor
Hidekazu Tsumaya, Bass
New National Theatre Chorus
Sat 23 Dec at 14:00

La Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Montreal

Handel’s Messiah
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Handel, Messiah
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Carolyn Sampson, Soprano
Christophe Dumaux, Countertenor
Pascal Charbonneau, Tenor
Andrew Foster-Williams, Bass
Choir of the Orchestre Métropolitain
Sat 23 Dec at 15:00

Tokyo Electron Hall, Miyagi

Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra Special Concert "Beethoven 9th Symphony"
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Beethoven, The Creatures of Prometheus, Op.43: Overture
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra
Tadaaki Otaka, Conductor
Hare Ito, Soprano
Mika Kaneko, Mezzo-soprano
Tadahiro Masujima, Tenor
Koji Yamashita, Baritone
The Combined Choir
Sat 23 Dec at 15:00
Bach Collegium Japan: Messiah
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Handel, Messiah
Bach Collegium Japan
Masaaki Suzuki, Conductor
Maki Mori, Soprano
Terry Wey, Countertenor
Makoto Sakurada, Tenor
Dominik Wörner, Bass-baritone
Sat 23 Dec at 15:00

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
Sat 23 Dec at 15:30

Teatro sociale, Bergamo

Concerto di Natale
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Programme to be announced
I Piccoli Musici di Casazza
Mario Mora, Choirmaster / chorus director
Orchestra Donizetti Opera
Christian Serazzi, Conductor
Sat 23 Dec at 18:30

Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona

Waltz and Dance Festival
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Por determinar, Obras por determinar
Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès
James Ross, Conductor
Sat 23 Dec at 14:00 and 18:00

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

RSNO Christmas Concert
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Blake, The Snowman
Christopher Bell, Conductor
RSNO Chorus
RSNO Junior Chorus
Sat 23 Dec at 19:30
Handel, Messiah
Polyphony
Anna Dennis, Soprano
Helen Charlston, Mezzo-soprano
Gwilym Bowen, Tenor
Matthew Brook, Bass-baritone
Stephen Layton, Conductor
Sat 23 Dec at 19:30

Lighthouse, Poole

Celebration of Christmas Carols
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Mendelssohn, O Come All Ye Faithful
Willcocks, Hark! the herald angels sing
Bournemouth Symphony Chorus
Bournemouth Symphony Youth Chorus
Sat 23 Dec at 20:00

Cuvilliés-Theatre, Munich

Festive Concert
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Mozart, Oboe Concerto G-major
Beethoven, Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op.60
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: suite
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Residenz Solisten
Sat 23 Dec at 20:15

Flagey: Studio 4, Brussels

Missa Carolae
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Van der Roost, Contemplations
MacMillan, Strathclyde Motets Set 2: O Radiant Dawn
Ešenvalds, O Emmanuel
Mendelssohn, Hark! the herald angels sing (arr. Paul Langford )
Gruber, Stille Nacht (Silent Night) (arr. Paul Langford )
Parry, Jingle Bells
Traditional, Noël nouvelet (Arr. Philip Lawson)
Traditional, Coventry Carol (Arr. Barnaby Smith)
Davis, The Little Drummer Boy / Carol of the Drum (Arr. John McCarthy)
Cohen, Hallelujah (arr. Jonathan Miller)
Martina Batic, Conductor
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 16, 20, 23

Schloss Charlottenburg, Orangerie, Berlin

Amadeus - Meisterwerke der Klassik
Works by Mozart
Berliner Residenz Orchester
Dec 16, 20, 23

Schloss Charlottenburg, Orangerie, Berlin

Amadeus - Meisterwerke der Klassik
Works by Mozart
Berliner Residenz Orchester
Sat 23 Dec at 14:00

St George's Bristol, Bristol

Children's Christmas Carnival
Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf, Op.67
Bristol Ensemble
Telfer, John, Narrator
Roger Huckle, Artistic Director
Sat 23 Dec at 16:00

St George's Bristol, Bristol

Children's Christmas Carnival
Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf, Op.67
Bristol Ensemble
Telfer, John, Narrator
Roger Huckle, Artistic Director
Kids event
Sat 23 Dec at 19:00

Congress Center Rosengarten, Mannheim

Drei Haselnüsse für Aschenbrödel
Svoboda, Filmmusik zu Drei Haselnüsse für Aschenbrödel
Jens Troester, Conductor
Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen
Sat 23 Dec at 19:30

St Mary's and All Saints Church, Beaconsfield

Christmas Concert - carols for choir & audience
Britten, A Ceremony of Carols: Wolcum Yule
Britten, A Ceremony of Carols:There is no rose
Rutter, Star Carol
Mathias, Ave Rex, Op.45: Sir Christèmas
Vaughan Williams, Wassail Song
Willcocks, Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Darke, In the Bleak Midwinter (& more carols for choir/audience)
Wooburn Singers
Tom Hammond-Davies, Conductor
Steven Grahl, Organ
Simon Howat, Piano
Sat 23 Dec at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

The Temple Church Choir
Poulenc, O magnum mysterium
Sweelinck, Hodie Christus natus est
di Lasso, Mirabile mysterium
Sweelinck, Cantate Domino, SwWV158
Byrd, Vigilate
Byrd, Rorate caeli
Reger, Maria Wiegenlied, Op.76 no.52
Mendelssohn, Wienachten
Lauridsen, O Magnum Mysterium
Traditional, All I want for Christmas (Arr. Darbourne)
Darbourne, Silent night
Traditional, Jingle Bells (Arr. Roberts)
Bennett, The insect world
Blake, The Snowman
Sherlock, I'm dreaming of a white Christmas (Arr. Davies)
Traditional, The Twelve Days of Christmas (Arr. Roberts)
Traditional, We Wish You a Merry Christmas (Arr. Chilcott)
Temple Church Choir
Roger Sayer, Conductor
Sat 23 Dec at 19:30

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Vienna

Weihnachtskonzert Bolschoi Don Kosaken
Programme to be announced
Bolschoi Don Kosaken
Sat 23 Dec at 19:30

Elbphilharmonie: Kleiner Saal, Hamburg

»Per il Santissimo Natale« – Adventliche Barockmusik
Handel, Concerto Grosso in G major, Op.6 no.1, HWV 319
Manfredini, Christmas Concerto, Op.3 no.12
Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 4 in A major, BWV1055
Schieferdecker, Musicalische Concerte: Konzert F-Dur Nr. 8
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Vivaldi, Flautino Concerto in C major, "alla quarta bassa", RV 443
Elbipolis Barockorchester Hamburg
Anna Fusek, Recorder
Luise Haugk, Oboe
Jürgen Gross, Violin, Conductor
Sat 23 Dec at 19:30

Southwark Cathedral, London

London Concertante - Christmas Baroque by Candlelight
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Vivaldi, The Four Seasons: Concerto in F Major "L'autunno (Autumn)", RV293, Op.8 no.3
Vivaldi, The Four Seasons: Concerto in F minor "L'Inverno (Winter)", RV 297, Op.8 no.4
Bach, Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV1041
Ben Norris, Violin
London Concertante
Sat 23 Dec at 19:30

Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham

Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Cheltenham Bach Choir
Regency Sinfonia
Hannah Davey, Soprano
Benjamin Williamson, Countertenor
David Webb, Tenor
Peter Savidge, Baritone
Sat 23 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Schubert
Schubert, Hagars Klage (Schücking), D.5
Schubert, Sehnsucht (Ach, aus dieses Tales Gründen) (Schiller), D.52
Schubert, Son fra l’onde (Metastasio), D.78
Schubert, Don Gayseros (Fouqué), D.93
Schubert, Lieb Minna (Stadler), D.222
Schubert, Erster Verlust (Goethe), D.226
Schubert, Idens Nachtgesang (Kosegarten), D.227
Schubert, Von Ida (Kosegarten), D.228
Schubert, Die Erscheinung (Kosegarten), D.229
Schubert, Die Tauschung (Kosegarten), in E major, D.230
Schubert, Geist der Liebe (Wer bist du, Geist der Liebe) (Kosegarten), D.233
Schubert, Die Spinnerin (Goethe), D.247
Schubert, Der Schatzgräber (Goethe), D.256
Schubert, Wonne der Wehmut (Goethe), D.260
Schubert, Selma und Selmar (Klopstock), D.286
Schubert, Fragments of "Gesang der Geister über den Wassern" in G major, D.484
Schubert, Schweizerlied (Goethe), D.559
Schubert, Der Strom (Unbekannt), D.565
Schubert, Fragment of Lied eines Kindes (Anon), D.596
Schubert, Das Abendrot (Schreiber), D.627
Schubert, Himmelsfunken (Silbert), D.651
Schubert, Fragments of "Mahomets Gesang" (Goethe), D.721
Schubert, Fragments of "Johanna Sebus" (Goethe), D.728
Schubert, Die Wallfahrt (Rückert), D.778 A
Schubert, Eine altschottische Ballade (Percy), D.923
Sophie Rennert, Mezzo-soprano
Stephan Loges, Bass-baritone
Graham Johnson, Piano
Sat 23 Dec at 19:30

Harpenden Public Hall, Harpenden

Christmas Carol Concert - FestiveLea
Vaughan Williams, Wassail Song
Todd, My Lord has come
Britten, Chorale after an Old French Carol
Bouzignac, Noé, Noé!
Sutton, Quittez, pasteurs
Warlock, Bethlehem Down
Chatman, Elves' Bells
Traditional, Chestnuts roasting on an open fire
Lea Singers
Victoria Longdon, Conductor
Sat 23 Dec at 19:45

St George's Bristol, Bristol

A Baroque Christmas
Vivaldi, Nulla in mundo pax sincera, RV 630
Vivaldi, Flute Concerto in D major, "Il Gardellino" Op.10 no.3 RV 428,
Bach, Double Concerto for 2 violins in D minor, BWV1043
Handel, Gloria, HWV deest
Vivaldi, Concerto in C major for oboe and strings, RV 450
Telemann, Concerto for 2 Violins in G major TWV 52:G2
Bristol Ensemble
Fflur Wyn, Soprano
Roger Huckle, Violin
Rachel Gough, Violin
Roger Armstrong, Flute
Imogen Triner, Oboe
Sat 23 Dec at 20:30

Auditorium Rai “Arturo Toscanini” , Turin

Christmas Concert
James Conlon, Conductor