Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 25 May 2018View it hereDismiss
Bachtrack logo

Find classical music concert listings

Sat 15 Dec at 15:00

Sheffield City Hall: Irwin Mitchell Oval Hall, Sheffield

Christmas Concert with the Black Dyke Band and Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
Christmas Concert with the Black Dyke Band and Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
Buy tickets
The Black Dyke Band
Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
Sat 15 Dec at 18:00

Coventry Cathedral, Coventry

Christmas Concert in aid of the nspcc (6pm)
Christmas Concert in aid of the nspcc (6pm)
Buy tickets
Coventry & Warwickshire Youth Orchestra
Coventry Cathedral Chorus
Eastern Green Junior School
Paul Leddington Wright, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 18:00

St Mary the Virgin, Primrose Hill, London

Chamber Music Christmas Concert
Shostakovich, Suite für Varieté-Orchester: Walzer Nr.2
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione: Violin Concerto in G minor, Op.8 no. 2, RV 315 "L'estate" (Summer)
Saint-Saëns, Carnival of the Animals: The Swan
Rachmaninov, Vocalise, Op.34 no.14
Kreisler, Prelude and Allegro
Kreisler, Tambourin Chinois
Fauré, Pavane in F sharp minor, Op.50
Machado, Bossa Nova
Traditional Irish, Toss the feathers
Traditional Irish, Drowsy Magy
Bach, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV147: Jesu bleibet meine Fruede (Jesu, joy of man's desiring)
Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Traditional, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High
Vicky Yuan-Labarre, Flute
Marie-Cécile Cahen, Violin
Tiago Gomes, Guitar
Irene Ortega, Cello
Sat 15 Dec at 19:00 and 19:00

Cathedral Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

Homenaje a Bernstein
Homenaje a Bernstein
Buy tickets
Barber, Adagio for strings, Op.11
Rutter, Gloria
Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Bernstein, West Side Story: suite
Orquestra Simfònica Julià Carbonell de les Terres de Lleida
Xavier Puig, Conductor
Cor de l'Auditori Enric Granados de Lleida
Cor de Cambra Diputació de Girona
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Folkwang Universität der Künste, Essen

Gastkonzert
Haydn, Cello Concerto no. 2 in D major, Hob VIIb:2
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Mozart, Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K550
Yung-Yu Huang, Violin
Giancarlo De Lorenzo, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30
National Youth Music Theatre, Musical Theatre Group
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

St Ann's Church, Manchester

Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight | “Sonata No. 2”
Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight | “Sonata No. 2”
Buy tickets
Chopin, Nocturne no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.9 no.1
Chopin, Piano Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor 'Funeral March', Op.35
Chopin, Etude in F Minor, Etudes de la Méthode des Méthodes no. 1
Chopin, Etude in A flat Major, Etudes de la Méthode des Méthodes no. 2
Chopin, Etude in F Minor, Etudes de la Méthode des Méthodes no. 1
Chopin, Mazurka in C sharp minor, Op.30 no.4
Chopin, Nocturne no. 18 in E major, Op.62 no.2
Chopin, Scherzo no. 1 in B minor, Op.20
Warren Mailley-Smith, Piano
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Konzert Theater, Coesfeld

Gershwin | Copland | Shaw | Bernstein | Ellington
Buy tickets
Gershwin, An American in Paris
Copland, Clarinet Concerto
Shaw, Concerto for Clarinet and Band
Bernstein, On the Town: Three Dance Episodes
Ellington, Harlem
Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie
Garry Walker, Conductor
Sharon Kam, Clarinet
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Søndergård Conducts The Nutcracker
Buy tickets
Prokofiev, Winter Bonfire, Op.122
Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme in A major, for cello and orchestra, Op.33
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: excerpts
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Johannes Moser, Cello
RSNO Junior Chorus
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

St Peter's Church, Hammersmith, London

© Wikimedia Commons. Duccio di Buoninsegna (1255-1319), Nativity
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Jauchzet, frohlocket
Sweelinck, Hodie Christus natus est
Mendelssohn, Frohlocket, ihr Völker auf Eden, Op.79 no.1
Frances-Hoad, Good Day, Sir Christemas!
Haydn M, Viderunt Omnes
Poulenc, Hodie Christus natus est
McDowall, Gaude et Laetare
Bruckner, Virga jesse floruit, motet, WAB 52
Rutter, I Saw Three Ships
Holst, Personent Hodie
Praetorius, In dulci Jubilo
Praetorius, Puer natus est in Bethlehem, a12
Parry, Welcome, Yule!
Petros Singers
Richard Bannan, Director
Luke Bond, Organ
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames

Handel Messiah
Handel Messiah
Buy tickets
Handel, Messiah (in new orchestration for wind)
John Lubbock, Conductor
Orchestra of St John's
Hannah Davey, Soprano
Charlotte Tetley, Mezzo-soprano
John Findon, Tenor
William Thomas, Bass
OSJ Voices
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Clifton Cathedral, Bristol

© Bristol Choral Society
Handel's : Messiah
Buy tickets
Handel, Messiah (Traditional Christmas Concert )
Bristol Choral Society
Bristol Ensemble
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00

St Michael's Kirche, Munich

Weihnachten mit OperaBrass
Weihnachten mit OperaBrass
Buy tickets
OperaBrass – Brass Players of the Bavarian State Opera
Frank Höndgen, Organ
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00
Programme to be announced
Ray Chew, Director
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00

Teatru Manoel, Valletta

Joseph Calleja Winter Concert
Buy tickets
Programme to be announced
Joseph Calleja, Tenor
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra
David Chan, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00

St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin

Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
Buy tickets
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, Op.56: overture
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Strauss II, Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Op.214
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: waltz
Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 5 in F sharp minor
Schubert, Rondo for violin and string orchestra in A major, D.438
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
London Concertante
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00

West Side Presbyterian Church, Ridgewood

Tuba Christmas
Buy tickets
Works by Mackey
Bernstein, Candide: Make our Garden Grow
Grainger, Colonial Song
Rimsky-Korsakov, Mlada: Procession of the Nobles
Anderson, Buglers' Holiday
Works by De Meij
Works by Wilder
New Jersey Wind Symphony
Dec 15, 22

Schloss Charlottenburg, Orangerie, Berlin

Meisterwerke des Barock - Vivaldi, Pergolesi & Bach
Works by Vivaldi
Works by Pergolesi
Berliner Residenz Orchester
Dec 15, 16 mat

Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Mehta’s Brahms: Symphony No. 2
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Zubin Mehta, Conductor
Yefim Bronfman, Piano
Dec 15, 16

Arts Centre Melbourne: Hamer Hall, Melbourne

Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Jeanine De Bique, Soprano
Nicholas Tolputt, Countertenor
Andrew Goodwin, Tenor
Benjamin Appl, Baritone
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Jan Willem de Vriend, Violin
Sat 15 Dec at 16:00 and 19:30

Laeiszhalle: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Weihnachtskonzert mit Walter Sittler
Walter Sittler, Reader
Carl-Philipp-Emanuel-Bach-Chor Hamburg
Hansjörg Albrecht, Conductor
Dresdner Bachtrompeten
Joachim Schäfer, Conductor
Dec 15 mat, 16

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Händels Messiah mit Robin Ticciati
Handel, Messiah
Louise Alder, Soprano
Magdalena Kožená, Mezzo-soprano
Tim Mead, Countertenor
Allan Clayton, Tenor
Florian Boesch, Baritone
Frederic Wake-Walker, Director
Ahmed Soura, Dancer
Ben Zamora, Lighting Designer
RIAS Chamber Chorus
Justin Doyle, Choirmaster / chorus director
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Robin Ticciati, Conductor
Dec 15

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Bramwell Tovey returns
Walton, Crown Imperial
Britten, The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34
Menotti, Amahl and the Night Visitors
Philadelphia Orchestra
Bramwell Tovey, Conductor, Narrator
Philadelphia Symphonic Choir
Joe Miller, Director
Dec 15, 17

Laeiszhalle: Kleiner Saal, Hamburg

Weihnachtsoratorium
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248
Hanna Herfurtner, Soprano
Truike van der Poel, Mezzo-soprano
Dominik Köninger, Baritone
Markus Schwind, Trumpet
Johannes Öllinger, Electric guitar
Michael Petermann, Keyboard
Dec 15 mat, 16 mat

Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna

4. Abonnementkonzert
Mozart, Flute concerto no. 1 in G major, K313 (K285c)
Bruckner, Symphony no. 7 in E major, WAB 107
Karl-Heinz Schütz, Flute
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Conductor
Dec 15, 16 mat

Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna

Tonkünstler Orchester: Der Feuervogel
Glinka, Ruslan and Lyudmila: overture
Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite
Augustin Hadelich, Violin
Tonkünstler Orchestra
Krzysztof Urbański, Conductor
Dec 15, 16

Château de Versailles: Chapelle Royale, Paris

Haendel: Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Hervé Niquet, Conductor
Chœurs et Orchestre du Concert Spirituel
Dec 15

La Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Montreal

Les Jours de la Semelle
Kent Nagano, Conductor
Fred Pellerin, Narrator
Mont-Royal Youth Choir
René Richard Cyr, Director
Andrew Gray, Choirmaster / chorus director
Dec 15, 23, 2019 May 15, 18, 22, 25, 27, 29, 31, Jun 01, 03, 05, 08, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29, Jul 01, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29, 31, Aug 03, eve, 05, eve, 07, eve, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28, 31, Sep 02, 04, 07, 09, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30

The Palace of the Grand Duke Vladimir, St Petersburg

Tchaikovsky, Khachaturian, Borodin, Balakirev, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov
Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
Khachaturian, Masquerade Waltz
Borodin, Stranger in Paradise (arr from Kismet: Gliding Dance of the Maidens)
Balakirev, Oriental Fantasy, "Islamey", Op.18
Tchaikovsky, Otcego eto prezde ne znala (Iolanta's arioso)
Prokofiev, Toccata in D minor, Op.11
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Dec 15, 20, 2019 Jan 05, 11, 25, Jun 06, 13

Nationaltheater: Opernhaus, Mannheim

Marienvesper (szenische Aufführung)
New production
Monteverdi, Marian Vespers (szenische Aufführung)
Calixto Bieito, Director, Set Designer
Anna-Sofia Kirsch, Set Designer
Anna Eiermann, Costume Designer
Cordula Demattio, Dramaturgy
Albrecht Puhlmann, Dramaturgy
Nikola Hillebrand, Soprano
Amelia Scicolone, Soprano
Anna Hybiner, Countertenor
Joshua Whitener, Tenor
Raphael Wittmer, Tenor
Dominic Barberi, Bass-baritone
Patrick Zielke, Bass
Nikola Diskić, Bass
Opernchor des Nationaltheaters Mannheim
Il Gusto Barocco
Jörg Halubek, Conductor
Dec 15, 19, 22, 29

Schloss Charlottenburg, Orangerie, Berlin

Meisterwerke des Barock – Vivaldi, Pergolesi & Bach
Works by Vivaldi
Works by Pergolesi
Works by Bach
Berliner Residenz Orchester
Dec 15, 16

Tonhalle Maag, Zürich

Artist in Residence Janine Jansen
Glinka, Ruslan and Lyudmila: overture
Eliasson, Violin concerto "Solitary Journey" (Ensam färd)
Prokofiev, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, Op.100
Janine Jansen, Violin
Daniel Blendulf, Conductor
Dec 15, 19

St James's Church, Piccadilly, London

Comes the Light
Burgess, Comes the Light
Andrew, Adam and the Mother
McGlade, In the bleak midwinter
McDowall, Of a rose
Curry, Home (World premiere)
Ešenvalds, The Heavens' Flock
Chilcott, The Shepherd's Carol
London Oriana Choir
Dominic Ellis-Peckham, Conductor
Dec 15

St James' Priory, Bristol

Carols by Candlelight
Exultate Singers
David Ogden, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 11:30

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Christmas Kid's Spectacular
Kensho Watanabe, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Kids event
Sat 15 Dec at 14:00

Hyogo Performing Arts Center, Nishinomiya

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen in Nishinomiya
Mozart, Don Giovanni, K527: overture
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 5 in A major "Turkish", K219
Schubert, Symphony no. 9 in C major, "The Great", D.944
Hilary Hahn, Violin
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
Paavo Järvi, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 14:00

Washington National Cathedral, Washington

Joy of Christmas
Gabrieli, Sonata pian' e forte
Gauntlett, Once in Royal David's City
Ord, Adam lay ybounden
Flecha, Riu, riu, chiu
Poston, Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree
Moravec, Other (New Commission)
Scheidt, Veni Redemptor gentium (Organ Solo)
Pearsall, In dulci jubilo
Rachmaninov, Vespers (Bogoroditsye Dyevo), Op.37: Ave Maria
Whalum, Betelehemu
Susato, Danserye: dances
Britten, Hymn to the Virgin
Vaughan Williams, The Blessed Son of God
Ledger, On Christmas Night: Sussex Carol
Chesnokov, Spaseniye sodelal (Salvation is created)
Handel, Messiah (Excerpts)
Dawson, Mary Had a Baby
Dirksen, Welcome All Wonders
Praetorius, Lo, how a rose e'er blooming
Mendelssohn, Hark! the herald angels sing
DC) Cathedral Choral Society (Washington
Sat 15 Dec at 15:00

Salle Cortot, Paris

Dans le style classique – Musiciens de l'Orchestre de chambre de Paris
Mozart, Adagio and Fugue for Strings in C minor, K546
Jadin, String Quartet in B flat major, Op.1 no.1
Haydn, String Quartet in C major, Op.3 no.2, Hob III:14
Olivia Hughes, Violin
Mirana Tutuianu, Violin
Sabine Bouthinon, Viola
Étienne Cardoze, Cello
Sat 15 Dec at 16:00

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

The wonderful sound of flutes
Works by Handel
Works by Mozart
Works by Verdi
Works by Wolf-Ferrari
Works by Ponchielli
Works by Saint-Saëns
Works by Ravel
Works by Bernstein
Works by Matsushita
Works by Mancini
Die 14 Berliner Flötisten, Flute
Andreas Blau, Conductor
Sarah Willis, Presenter
Sat 15 Dec at 16:00

St Martin's Church, Knebworth

Wassail! - SCS Christmas Concert
L'Estrange, Wassail!
Stevenage Choral Society
Sat 15 Dec at 16:30

Philharmonie 2: Amphithéâtre, Paris

Rising Stars
Beethoven, Cello Sonata no. 4 in C major, Op.102 no.1
Poulenc, Sonata for cello and piano, Op.143
Helbock, New work
Shostakovich, Cello Sonata in D minor, Op.40
Kian Soltani, Cello
Mario Häring, Piano
Sat 15 Dec at 17:00

Theaterhaus, Stuttgart

Bachbewegt! Tanz!
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248
Sat 15 Dec at 17:00

Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall: Grand Hall, St Petersburg

Gala Concert dedicated to the 80th Birthday of Yuri Temirkanov
Mariss Jansons, Conductor
St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Nikolai Lugansky, Piano
Denis Matsuev, Piano
Julian Rachlin, Violin
Vadim Repin, Violin
Yuri Bashmet, Viola
Dinara Alieva, Soprano
Paata Burchuladze, Bass
Matthias Goerne, Baritone
Sat 15 Dec at 18:00

Halle aux Grains, Toulouse

Verdi, Tchaikovsky
Verdi, La forza del destino (The Force of Destiny): Overture
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Henrik Nánási, Conductor
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
Sat 15 Dec at 18:30

Musikverein: Brahms-Saal, Vienna

Ensemble Wien
Lachner, Sonatina for three violions in A major, Op.90 no.3
Haydn, Divertimento in B flat major, Hob. V:18
Mozart, String Quartet in E flat major, K160 (K159a)
Strauss I, Sorgenbrecher, Op.230
Lanner, Zapfenstreich galop, Op.108a
Lanner, Die Neapolitaner, Op.107
Lanner, Malapou Galop, Op.148a
Gershwin, He Loves and She Loves
Gershwin, Clap yo' hands
Gershwin, Girl Crazy: I Got Rhythm
Gershwin, Lady, Be Good: Fascinatin' Rhythym
Ellington, Mood Indigo
Ellington, Sophisticated Lady
Ensemble Wien
Albena Danailova, Violin
Raimund Lissy, Violin
Michael Strasser, Viola
Josef Niederhammer, Double Bass
Sat 15 Dec at 19:00

Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury

Family Carols
Wood, Past three o'clock
Mann, Once in royal David's city
Anonymous, Angelus ad virginem
Traditional, O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Traditional, Gabriel's Message
Vaughan Williams, O little town of Bethlehem
Traditional, Away in a Manger
Traditional, I Saw Three Ships
Works by Rachmaninov
Holst, In the Bleak Midwinter
Gregorian, Of the Father's love begotten
Works by Corcoran
Bach, O Jesulein Suess, o Jesulein mild - hymn, BWV493
Willcocks, O come, all ye faithful
Canterbury Choral Society
Festival Brass Ensemble
Richard Cooke, Conductor
Canterbury Choral Society Youth Choir
Sat 15 Dec at 19:00

Metropolitan Museum of Art, Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, New York City

Choir of Trinity Wall Street & Trinity Baroque Choir Present Handel and Lang at Met Museum
Lang, the little match girl passion
Handel, Dixit Dominus in G minor, HWV 232
Choir of Trinity Church Wall Street
Trinity Baroque Orchestra
Avi Stein, Conductor
Robert Mealy, Choirmaster / chorus director
Julian Wachner, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 19:00

Ambika P3, London

LCMF: I contain multitudes
Barry, The Destruction of Sodom (world première)
Czernowin, Day One: On the Face of the Deep (UK première)
Eastman, The Holy Presence of Joan d'Arc (UK première)
Lockwood, Gone! (UK première)
Molitor, Die Gedanken sind frei
Luck, New commission (world première)
Mitchener, New commission (world première)
Jackman, Georgina Cries
Klein, Other (world première)
Eastman, The Holy Presence of Joan d'Arc: prelude (UK première)
An Assembly
LCMF Orchestra
Apartment House
Klein, Electronics
Sofia Jernberg, Vocals
Sat 15 Dec at 19:00

St George's Church, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne

Christmas with The Singers
Hunt, Other (World premiere)
Works by Various
Sat 15 Dec at 19:00

St Pancras Parish Church, London

Bach, Buxtehude, Lauridsen, Bruckner, HT Beauchamp
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben
Buxtehude, Das neugeborne Kindelein, BuxWV13
Lauridsen, O Magnum Mysterium
Bruckner, Mass no. 2 in E minor, WAB 27 (Gloria)
Eclectic Voices