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Sun 23 Dec at 13:30

Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham

The Snowman and Paddington Bear's First Concert
The Snowman and Paddington Bear's First Concert
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Kids event
Sun 23 Dec at 14:00

Royal Albert Hall, London

Carols at the Royal Albert Hall
Carols at the Royal Albert Hall
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Richard Cooke, Conductor
Royal Choral Society
Her Majesty's Coldstream Guards
Sun 23 Dec at 14:30

National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, Kaohsiung City

Musical and Opera Gala Concert
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Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K620: arias
Verdi, La traviata: arias (arias from)
Bernstein, West Side Story: excerpts
Kaohsiung Symphony Orchestra
Yang, Chih-Chin, Conductor
Erika Miklósa, Soprano
Dominic Armstrong, Tenor
Sun 23 Dec at 15:00

Cultuurcentrum De Spil, Roeselare

La Veuve joyeuse
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Lehár, Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow)
Hervé Niquet, Conductor
François Pirette, Director
Sun 23 Dec at 15:00

Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

A Victorian Christmas
A Victorian Christmas
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Powell, Robert, Actor
Goddard, Liza, Actor
Conway, Clive, Flute
Croshaw, Christine, Piano
Sun 23 Dec at 15:00
Bach Collegium Japan performs the Messiah
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Handel, Messiah
Mari Moriya, Soprano
Mihoko Fujimura, Mezzo-soprano
Zachary Wilder, Tenor
Benjamin Bevan, Baritone
Masaaki Suzuki, Conductor
Bach Collegium Japan, Choir and Orchestra
Sun 23 Dec at 16:00

Coventry Cathedral, Coventry

Handel
Handel, Messiah
Orchestra Pro Anima
Coventry Cathedral Chorus
Philippa Hyde, Soprano
Simon Ponsford, Countertenor
Matthew Minter, Tenor
James Cleverton, Baritone
Paul Leddington Wright, Conductor
Sun 23 Dec at 16:30

Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham

The Snowman and Paddington Bear's First Concert
The Snowman and Paddington Bear's First Concert
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Kids event
Sun 23 Dec at 17:00

Konzerthalle Bamberg: Joseph Keilberth Saal, Bamberg

Orgelkonzert mit Cameron Carpenter
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Bach, Werke für Orgel solo
Hanson, Symphony no 2 "Romantic", Op.30 (Arr. für Orgel Cameron Carpenter)
Cameron Carpenter, Organ
Sun 23 Dec at 18:00
Kinan Azmeh, Clarinet
Kyle Sanna, Guitar
Josh Myers, Double Bass
Kinan Azmeh CityBand
Sun 23 Dec at 19:30
Handel, Messiah
Polyphony
Katherine Watson, Soprano
Helen Charlston, Mezzo-soprano
Gwilym Bowen, Tenor
Matthew Brook, Bass-baritone
Stephen Layton, Conductor
Sun 23 Dec at 19:30

Lighthouse, Poole

Celebration of Christmas Carols
Celebration of Christmas Carols
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Traditional, God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Traditional, Good King Wenceslas
Traditional, O Come, All ye Faithful
Mendelssohn, Hark! the herald angels sing
Gavin Carr, Conductor
Sun 23 Dec at 19:30

Royal Albert Hall, London

Carols at the Royal Albert Hall
Carols at the Royal Albert Hall
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Richard Cooke, Conductor
National Youth Choir of Great Britain
Royal Choral Society
Her Majesty's Coldstream Guards
Sun 23 Dec at 20:00

Cuvilliés-Theatre, Munich

Festkonzert im Cuvilliés-Theater
Festkonzert im Cuvilliés-Theater
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Vivaldi, Flute Concerto in G minor, Op.10 no. 2, RV 439 "La notte”
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Handel, Harp Concerto in B flat major, HWV 294
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake, Op. 20 (extracts)
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a (extracts)
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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
Sun 23 Dec at 11:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Quatuor Arod
Haydn, String Quartet no. 65 in E flat major, Op.76 no.6, Hob III:80
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 9 in C major, "Razumovsky", Op.59 no.3
Quatuor Arod
Sun 23 Dec at 14:00

St George's Bristol, Bristol

Children's Christmas Carnival
Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf, Op.67
Bristol Ensemble
Roger Huckle, Violin
Sun 23 Dec at 15:00

Philharmonie, Cologne

Weihnachtsoratorium
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Jauchzet, frohlocket
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Ehre sei dir, Gott
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben
Susanna Martin, Soprano
Sibylla Maria Löbbert, Contralto
Joachim Streckfuß, Tenor
Johannes D. Schendel, Bass
Concert Chor Concordia Hürth
Kammerphilharmonie Rhein-Erft
Christian Letschert-Larsson, Conductor
Sun 23 Dec at 15:00

La Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Montreal

Singing as One
Britten, A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28
Britten, Rejoice in the Lamb for soloists, chorus and organ, Op.30
Dvořák, Mass in D Major - second version, Op.86
Unknown, Christmas Carols
François Ouimet, Choirmaster / chorus director
Pierre Tourville, Choirmaster / chorus director
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Vincent Boucher, Organ
Sun 23 Dec at 15:00

Woodville School of Arts and Community Hall, Newcastle NSW

Bach to the Bush - Woodville
Bach, Cello suite no. 1 in G major, BWV1007
Bach, Cello suite no. 2 in D minor, BWV1008
Anthony Albrecht, Baroque Cello
Sun 23 Dec at 15:00

Opera Vlaanderen, Ghent, Ghent

Afternoon concert: A Ceremony of Carols
Britten, A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28
Bikkembergs, Een Kerstverhaal
Franck, Panis Angelicus
Kinderkoor Opera Vlaanderen
Sun 23 Dec at 16:00

St George's Bristol, Bristol

Children's Christmas Carnival
Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf, Op.67
Bristol Ensemble
Roger Huckle, Violin
Sun 23 Dec at 16:00

Église Sainte-Marie, Arrondissement of Mirande

Concert les Vêpres de Noël à Mirande
Works by Bach
Works by Widor
Works by Kuchař
Irena Kosíková, Organ
Anna Brikciusová, Cello
Sun 23 Dec at 18:00

Konzerthaus, Dortmund

Lieder-/Arienabend Rolando Villazón
Rolando Villazón, Tenor
Carrie-Ann Matheson, Piano
Sun 23 Dec at 18:30

St Paul’s Anglican Church, Athens

Renaissance Choral Evensong
Tallis, Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
Tallis, Preces and Responses
Cantores Sancti Pauli
Capella Sancti Pauli
Iason Marmaras, Director
Sun 23 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Brenda Rae and Jonathan Ware
Strauss R., Die Nacht, Op.10 no.3
Strauss R., Befreit (To set free), Op.39 no.4
Strauss R., Muttertändelei, Op.43 no.2
Strauss R., Schlagende Herzen, Op.29 no.2
Strauss R., Frühlingsgedränge, Op.26 no.1
Mendelssohn-Hensel, Wanderlied, Op.1 no. 2
Mendelssohn-Hensel, Warum sind denn die Rosen so blaß, Op.1 no.3
Mendelssohn-Hensel, Wo kommst du her?
Mendelssohn-Hensel, Bergeslust, Op.10 no.5
Liszt, Comment, disaient-ils, S 276
Liszt, Es muss ein Wunderbares sein, S 314
Liszt, Bist du, S 277
Liszt, Wie singt die Lerche schön, S 312
Liszt, Oh! Quand je dors, S 282
Debussy, Rondel chinois
Debussy, Coquetterie posthume
Debussy, Fêtes Galantes I: Clair de lune
Debussy, Pierrot
Debussy, Apparition
Schubert, Vergebliche Liebe (Bernard), D.177
Schubert, Von Ida (Kosegarten), D.228
Schubert, Die verfehlte Stunde (A. W. v. Schlegel), D.409
Schubert, Du bist die Ruh (Rückert), D.776
Schubert, Delphine (Schütz), D.857/1
Brenda Rae, Soprano
Jonathan Ware, Piano
Sun 23 Dec at 19:30

Harpenden Public Hall, Harpenden

Lea Singers Christmas Carol Concert - FestiveLea
Leontovych, Carol of the Bells (Ukrainian Bell Carol)
Vaughan Williams, Wassail Song
Traditional, God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Foggitt, The Permanence of the Young Man
Ord, Adam lay ybounden
Wood, Ding Dong Merrily on High
Lauridsen, O Magnum Mysterium
Traditional, See amidst the winter's snow
Howells, Here is the little door
Martin, O Rex Gentium
Chatman, Elves' Bells
Gardner, The Holly and the Ivy
Rutter, Twelve days of Christmas
Sigurbjörnsson, Heyr himna smiður
Leighton, Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child
Mendelssohn, Hark! the herald angels sing
Sutton, The Christmas Song
Heatlie, Merry Christmas Everyone!
Traditional, We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Willcocks, O come, all ye faithful
Lea Singers
Victoria Longdon, Conductor
Sun 23 Dec at 19:45

St George's Bristol, Bristol

A Baroque Christmas
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Bach, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen! - Cantata, BWV51
Vivaldi, Gloria in D major, RV 589: Domine Deus
Bach, Concerto for oboe, violin and string orchestra in C minor, BWV1060R
Handel, Messiah HWV56: Rejoice Greatly O Daughter of Zion
Bristol Ensemble
Mhairi Lawson, Soprano
Roger Huckle, Violin
Imogen Triner, Oboe
Sun 23 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Zemlinsky, Pärt, Bach, Lutosławski, Honegger
Zemlinsky, Psalm 23
Pärt, Pilgrim's Song (Wallfahrslied)
Pärt, Vater Unser
Bach, Christen, aetzet diesen Tag - Cantata, BWV63
Lutosławski, “Dwadzieścia kolęd” (20 Christmas carols) (excerpts)
Honegger, Une cantate de Noël
Vladimir Jurowski, Conductor
Olga Pasichnyk, Soprano
Johannes Dunz, Tenor
Christopher Purves, Baritone
Andreas Scholl, Countertenor
Berliner Singakademie
Berliner Madchenchor
Knaben des Staats und Domchors Berlin
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Sun 23 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

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Scarlatti, Sinfonia di Concerto grosso no. 8 in G major
Scarlatti, Cantata Pastorale; Non sò qual più m'ingombra
Scarlatti, Sonata no. 24 in G minor, for recorder, two violins and basso continuo
Scarlatti, Sinfonia di Concerto grosso no. 7 in G minor
Scarlatti, Cantata Pastorale per la nascita di Nostro Signore: O di Betlemme altera povertà
Dorothée Mields, Soprano
Freiburger Barockorchester
Mon 24 Dec at 12:00

Royal Albert Hall, London

Carols at the Royal Albert Hall
Carols at the Royal Albert Hall
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Richard Cooke, Conductor
National Youth Boys' Choir of Great Britain
Royal Choral Society
Her Majesty's Coldstream Guards
Mon 24 Dec at 14:00
Shostakovich, Festive Overture in A major for orchestra, Op.96
Bernstein, Candide: overture
Loewe, My Fair Lady: I could have danced all night
Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra
Kentaro Kawase, Conductor
Mon 24 Dec at 16:30

Royal Albert Hall, London

Carols at the Royal Albert Hall
Carols at the Royal Albert Hall
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Richard Cooke, Conductor
National Youth Choir of Great Britain
Royal Choral Society
Her Majesty's Coldstream Guards
Mon 24 Dec at 19:00
Mendelssohn, Hebrides Overture "Fingal's Cave", Op.26
Vivaldi, L'estro armonico: Concerto for 4 violins, cello and strings in B minor, Op.3 no.10, RV 580
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
New York String Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, Conductor
Jinjoo Cho, Violin
Pamela Frank, Violin
Bella Hristova, Violin
Kyoko Takezawa, Violin
Yefim Bronfman, Piano
Dec 24 mat

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Songs of the Season: Christmas with Choral Arts
The Choral Arts Society of Washington
Mon 24 Dec at 11:00

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

A Family Christmas
The Choral Arts Society of Washington
Mon 24 Dec at 17:00

New College Chapel, Oxford

Oxford Bach Soloists: Christmas Oratorio
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248
Oxford Bach Soloists
Tue 25 Dec at 17:00 and 19:00

Die Residenz: Hofkapelle, Munich

Sonderkonzert zu Weihnachten 1
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Programme to be announced
Munich Residenz Solisten
Tue 25 Dec at 14:15
© Renske Vrolijk
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Christmas Matinee
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Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker
Semyon Bychkov, Conductor
Nationaal Kinderkoor
Tue 25 Dec at 17:00

Die Residenz: Max-Joseph-Saal, Munich

Master concerts Max-Joseph hall
Master concerts Max-Joseph hall
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Vivaldi, The Four Seasons
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Handel, Concerto grosso
Munich Residenz Solisten
Tue 25 Dec at 19:00
Japan Philharmonic Orchestra Beethoven Symphony No. 9 Special Concert
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Bach, Prelude in G Major, BWV568
Bach, Helft mir Gottes Güte preisen (Orgel-Büchlein) in B Minor, BWV613
Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Ken-Ichiro Kobayashi, Conductor
Yuka Ishimaru, Organ
Ai Ichihara, Soprano
Makiko Yamashita, Mezzo-soprano
Ken Nishikiori, Tenor
Takashi Aoyama, Baritone
Musashino Academia Musicae Chorus
Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
Tue 25 Dec at 19:00
European Christmas in Riga

Riga Cathedral, Riga

Sergejs Jegers Ave Maria
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Works by Purcell
Works by Franck
Works by Handel
Works by Vavilov
Works by Saint-Saëns
Sergejs Jēgers, Countertenor
Dita Krenberga, Flute
Diāna Jaunzeme-Portnaja, Organ
Tue 25 Dec at 20:00

Cuvilliés-Theatre, Munich

Festkonzert im Cuvilliés-Theater
Festkonzert im Cuvilliés-Theater
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Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 1 in D minor, BWV1052
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione: Violin Concerto in F minor, Op.8 no. 4, RV 297 "L'inverno" (Winter)
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Haydn, Piano Concerto in D major, Hob XVIII:11
Tchaikovsky, Les Saisons (The Seasons): Décembre (December): Noël (Christmas)
Munich Residenz Solisten
Andreas Skouras, Piano
Tue 25 Dec at 20:00

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

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Ein Wintermärchen - Weihnachtslieder aus Deutschland
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Zurich Chamber Orchestra
Christoph Israel, Conductor
Daniel Hope, Violin
Albrecht Mayer, Oboe
Elisabeth Breuer, Soprano
Heike Makatsch, Vocals
Dec 25, 29

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Guest Performance - Operetta Gala
Works by Strauß III
Works by Lehár
Works by Kálmán
Pál Farkas, Conductor
Ungarisches Sinfonie-Orchester
Hungarian Symphony Orchestra
Tue 25 Dec at 16:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Guest Performance
Liszt, Wilhelm Tell (excerpts from)
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): The Art of Slander (excerpts from)
Leoncavallo, Pagliacci (excerpts from)
Bizet, Carmen (excerpts from)
Verdi, Rigoletto (excerpts from)
Puccini, Turandot (excerpts from)
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Russian Dance (excerpts from)
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, Op.71: excerpts
Strauss II, A Night in Venice (excerpts from)
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus: excerpts
Bettine Kampp, Soprano
Enrique Ambrosio, Tenor
Ronald Reuter, Conductor
Sinfonie Orchester Berlin
Ballett- und Tanzstudio Zehlendorf
Tue 25 Dec at 18:00

Philharmonie, Cologne

Scarlatti
Scarlatti, Sinfonia di Concerto grosso no. 8 in G major
Scarlatti, Cantata Pastorale; Non sò qual più m'ingombra
Scarlatti, Sonata no. 24 in G minor, for recorder, two violins and basso continuo
Scarlatti, Sinfonia di Concerto grosso no. 7 in G minor
Scarlatti, Cantata pastorale "Oh di Betlemme altera povertà"
Dorothée Mields, Soprano
Freiburger BarockConsort
Tue 25 Dec at 18:00

Laeiszhalle: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Weihnachtskonzert
Corelli, Concerto grosso in C major, Op.6 no.10
Tartini, Sonata in G minor "The Devil's Trill" for violin and string ensemble
Vaughan Williams, 5 variants on Dives and Lazarus
Beethoven, Symphony no. 1 in C major, Op.21
Hamburg Symphony Orchestra
Adrian Iliescu, Violin, Conductor
Tue 25 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Guest Performance - Hollywood comes to Berlin
Steiner, Soundtrack to Gone with the Wind
Williams, Soundtrack to Star Wars
Jarre, Soundtrack to Doctor Zhivago
Horner, Soundtrack to Titanic
Djawadi, Soundtrack to Game of Thrones
Scott Lawton, Conductor
Sinfonie Orchester Berlin
Dec 26, 27

National Taichung Theater (Performing Arts Center), Taichung

Bernstein & Debussy
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Bernstein, Candide: overture
Bernstein, Divertimento for Orchestra
Debussy, Fantaisie, for piano and orchestra
Debussy, Jeux
Debussy, La Mer
Taiwan Philharmonic
Lan Shui, Conductor