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Dec 29, 30

Festival Hall, Osaka

Beethoven Symphony No.9
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Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra
Tadaaki Otaka, Conductor
Maki Mori, Soprano
Akiko Ogawa, Contralto
Kei Fukui, Tenor
Shingo Sudo, Baritone
Dec 29, 30, 31

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Dvořák, Stravinsky, Strauss, Bernstein, Shostakovich
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Dvořák, Carnival Overture, Op.92
Stravinsky, Apollo (Apollon musagète) (Pas de deux)
Strauss R., Orchestral Songs
Bernstein, On the Town: Three Dance Episodes
Bernstein, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: Take Care of This House
Shostakovich, The Golden Age: suite, Op.22a
Berliner Philharmoniker
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-soprano
Dec 29, 30, 31, 2018 Jan 01

L'Auditorium de Lyon, Lyon

Bernstein, Freed
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Programme to include:
Bernstein, West Side Story (extracts)
Bernstein, Candide (extracts)
Freed, Singin' in the Rain (extracts)
Orchestre National de Lyon
David Charles Abell, Conductor
Deborah Myers, Vocals
Rebecca Trehearn, Vocals
Damian Humbley, Tenor
Adrian Der Gregorian, Vocals
Fabrice Oudin, Director
Dec 29 mat, eve, 30 mat

De Doelen: Grote Zaal, Rotterdam

The Nutcracker (age 4 plus)
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Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Otto Tausk, Conductor
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Kids event
Fri 29 Dec at 17:00
Gstaad New Year Music Festival

Hotel Roc et Neige, Château-d'Oex

Tribute to Mstislav Rostropovitch Part 1
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Caroline Haffner, Piano
Christoph Croisé, Cello
Kids event
Fri 29 Dec at 19:00

Erkel Színház (Erkel Theatre), Budapest

Andrea Chénier
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Giordano, Andrea Chénier (Concert performance)
Jader Bignamini, Conductor
Yusif Eyvazov, Andrea Chénier
Elchin Azizov, Carlo Gérard
Anna Netrebko, Maddalena de Coigny
Szilvia Vörös, Bersi
Mária Farkasréti, La comtesse de Coigny
Éva Balatoni, Madelon
Antal Cseh, Roucher
Lajos Geiger, Pietro Fléville
László Szvétek, Fouquier-Tinville
Tamás Busa, Mathieu
László Beöthy-Kiss, The Abbé
Tamás Kóbor, L'Incredible
Tamás Szüle, Schmidt
Fri 29 Dec at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The Hallé - An Evening With 007
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Stephen Bell, Conductor
Matthew Ford, Vocals
Alison Jiear, Vocals
Fri 29 Dec at 19:30

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

The Complete Brandenburgs at Christmas
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Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 1 in F major, BWV1046
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 in F major, BWV1047
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV1048
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 4 in G major, BWV1049
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D major, BWV1050
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 6 in B flat major, BWV1051
London Octave
Dietrich Bethge, Director
Lorraine McAslan, Violin
Neil Brough, Trumpet
William Bennett, Flute
Jonathan Barritt, Viola
Gavin Edwards, French horn
Philip Harmer, Oboe
Dec 29, 30, 31

Gewandhaus, Großer Saal, Leipzig

Beethoven
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Alan Gilbert, Conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
MDR Rundfunkchor Leipzig
Leipzig Gewandhaus Choir
Leipzig Gewandhaus Children's Choir
Genia Kühmeier, Soprano
Gerhild Romberger, Alto
Klaus Florian Vogt, Tenor
John Relyea, Bass-baritone
Dec 28, 29

Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu

JoAnn Falletta conducts the Hawai'i Symphony - Ode to Joy
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125: Ode to Joy finale (Oahu Choral Society (Esther Yoo,)
JoAnn Falletta, Conductor
Hawaii Symphony Orchestra
Dec 27, 28, 29, 30

Lincoln Center: David Geffen Hall, New York City

Pictures at an Exhibition and Bronfman
Smetana, The Bartered Bride: overture
Bartók, Piano Concerto no. 2 in G major, Sz 95
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. Ravel)
Bramwell Tovey, Conductor
Yefim Bronfman, Piano
Dec 28, 29, 30

Arsenal de Metz, Metz

Vienne, cœur de la MittelEuropa
Works by Strauss II
Works by Beethoven
Works by Brahms
Works by Dvořák
Works by Offenbach
Orchestre National de Lorraine
Jacques Mercier, Conductor
Dec 29, 30, 31, 2018 Jan 01

Auditorium di Milano Fondazione Cariplo, Milan

The 9th of Beethoven
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Cinzia Forte, Soprano
Stefanie Irányi, Contralto
Carlo Allemano, Tenor
Sebastian Holecek, Baritone
Elio Boncompagni, Conductor
Fri 29 Dec at 19:00

Meistersingerhalle, Nuremberg

Drei Haselnüsse für Aschenbrödel
Svoboda, Filmmusik zu Drei Haselnüsse für Aschenbrödel
Jens Troester, Conductor
Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen
Fri 29 Dec at 19:30

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Vienna

Strauss-Silvesterkonzert
Programme to be announced
Strauss Festival Orchester Wien
Peter Guth, Conductor
Fri 29 Dec at 19:30

Manchester Cathedral, Manchester

Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
Strauss II, Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Op.214
Strauss II, Tales from the Vienna Woods
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: waltz
Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 5 in F sharp minor
London Concertante
Fri 29 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Concerto Italiano; Rinaldo Alessandrini
Bach, Trio Sonata, BWV1039
Bach, Verschiedene Canones [14], BWV1087
Bach, The Musical Offering (Musikalisches Opfer), BWV1079
Concerto Italiano
Rinaldo Alessandrini, Conductor
Fri 29 Dec at 20:00

Laeiszhalle: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Beethovens 9. Sinfonie
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Neue Philharmonie Hamburg
Chor der Neuen Philharmonie Hamburg
Samuel Barsegian, Conductor