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Dec 26, 27

Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Tokyo

Beethoven 9th Symphony Special Concert
Beethoven 9th Symphony 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: Ode to Joy finale
Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
Ken-Ichiro Kobayashi, Conductor
Yuka Ishimaru, Organ
Fumiko Ando, Soprano
Makiko Yamashita, Mezzo-soprano
Ken Nishikiori, Tenor
Satoru Aoto, Baritone
Tokyo College of Music Chorus
Wed 26 Dec at 17:00 and 19:00

Die Residenz: Hofkapelle, Munich

Sonderkonzert zu Weihnachten 2
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Programme to be announced
Munich Residenz Solisten
Wed 26 Dec at 19:00
European Christmas in Riga

Riga Congress Centre, Riga

Anthony Strong and the Latvian Radio Big Band
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Latvian Radio Big Band
Anthony Strong, Piano
Wed 26 Dec at 19:00
TMSO Special Beethoven's 9th
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Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Kazuhiro Koizumi, Conductor
Yoko Yasui, Soprano
Akiko Tomioka, Mezzo-soprano
Kei Fukui, Tenor
Eijiro Kai, Baritone
Nikikai Chorus Group
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Wed 26 Dec at 19:00
St. Stephen's Concert: Cors de l’Orfeó Català & Cor de Cambra del Palau
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Traditional, Christmas carols
Orféo Català
Chamber Chorus of the Palau de la Música Catalana
Cor Jove de l'Orfeó Català
Cor de Noies del Orfeó Català
Cor infantil de l'Orfeó Català
Cor Mitjans de l'Orfeó Català
Cor Petits de l'Orfeó Català
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Wed 26 Dec at 20:00

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

© Nicolas Zonvi
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
Wed 26 Dec at 20:00

Cuvilliés-Theatre, Munich

Festkonzert im Cuvilliés-Theater
Festkonzert im Cuvilliés-Theater
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Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 4 in A major, BWV1055
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Bach, Concerto for oboe, violin and string orchestra in C minor, BWV1060R
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 9 in E flat major, "Jeunehomme", K271
Munich Residenz Solisten
Andreas Skouras, Piano
Wed 26 Dec at 15:30

Laeiszhalle: Kleiner Saal, Hamburg

Neue Philharmonie Hamburg: Weihnachtskonzert
Works by Bach
Works by Vivaldi
Works by Handel
Works by Corelli
Neue Philharmonie Hamburg
Wed 26 Dec at 15:30

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Guest Performance
Tchaikovsky, Serenade for strings in C major, Op.48
Mozart, Horn Concerto no. 4 in E flat major, K495
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake, Op. 20
Works by Rosetti
Gabriel Adorjan, Violin
Tillmann Höfs, French horn
Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin
Wed 26 Dec at 16:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Guest Performance
Bayer, Die Puppenfee: Vorspiel
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: excerpts
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: excerpts
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, Op.71: excerpts
Stanley Dodds, Conductor
Sinfonie Orchester Berlin
Ballett- und Tanzstudio Zehlendorf
Wed 26 Dec at 17:00

Stadthalle, Reutlingen

Weihnachtsoratorium
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248 (Kantaten I-III, VI)
Donner, Simon, Soprano
Hedderich, Mathis, Soprano
Jan Jerlitschka, Countertenor
Klemens Mölkner, Tenor
Johannes Hill, Baritone
Christian Bonath, Conductor
Knabenchor Capella Vocalis Reutlingen
Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen
Wed 26 Dec at 18:00

Nikolaisaal, Potsdam

Benda, Neruda, Dvořák, Hummel
Benda, Symphony in G major
Neruda, Trumpet Concerto in E flat
Dvořák, Waltzes, Op.54
Dvořák, Nocturne in B major, Op.40
Hummel, Introduction, theme and variations, Op.102
Gábor Boldoczki, Trumpet
Kammerakademie Potsdam
Wed 26 Dec at 19:45

Budapest Congress Center: Grand Hall, Budapest

Christmas Concert: Audience Choice
Unknown, to be announced
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer, Conductor
Wed 26 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Guest Performance
Handel, Water Music, HWV 348-50: excerpts
Mozart, Horn Concerto no. 4 in E flat major, K495
Paganini, Caprice no. 24 for solo violin in A minor, Op.1 no.24
Popper, Hungarian Rhapsody
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op.67
Ravel, Boléro
Christoph Koncz, Violin
Stefan de Leval Jezierski, French horn
Stephan Koncz, Cello and Conductor
Jürgen Grözinger, Drums
Sinfonie Orchester Berlin
Wed 26 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie, Cologne

Bach, Busoni, Schubert
Bach, Cello suite no. 5 in C minor, BWV1011
Busoni, Violin Sonata no. 1 in E minor, Op.29
Schubert, Piano Trio no. 2 in E flat major, D.929
Veronika Eberle, Violin
Isang Enders, Cello
Igor Levit, Piano
Wed 26 Dec at 20:00

Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall: Grand Hall, St Petersburg

Festival Closing
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C major, Op.15
Mahler, Symphony no. 4 in G major
Rudolf Buchbinder, Piano
St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Yuri Temirkanov, Conductor
Wed 26 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Guest Performance
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione, Op.8 no. 1-4 (The Four Seasons)
Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Mozart, Symphony no. 29 in A major, K201 (K186a)
Martin Kos, Violin
Petr Chromcák, Conductor
Tschechische Kammerphilharmonie Prag
Thu 27 Dec at 14:00
© Marco Borggreve
Afternoon Concert: Beethoven and Mozart
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Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 13 in C, K415 (K387b)
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Philharmonie Südwestfalen - Landesorchester Nordrhein Westfalen
Stefan Vladar, Piano, Conductor
Thu 27 Dec at 18:00

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Beethoven Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight
Beethoven Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight
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Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 14 in C sharp minor "Moonlight", Op.27 no.2
Schumann, Kinderszenen, Op.15
Ravel, Gaspard de la nuit
Annie Yim, Piano
Thu 27 Dec at 18:30
Gstaad New Year Music Festival

Eglise, Château-d'Oex

Christmas Concert
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Duo Tchiki, Marimba
Benjamin Righetti, Organ
Beatrice Villiger, Soprano
Choeur de Poche
Thu 27 Dec at 19:45

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Strauss II, Brahms, Tchaikovsky
Strauss II, Brahms, Tchaikovsky
Strauss II, Tales from the Vienna Woods
Strauss II, Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Op.214
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 5 in F sharp minor
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: waltz
London Concertante
Thu 27 Dec at 20:00

Charles Bronfman Auditorium, Tel Aviv

Leonard Bernstein: The Musicals
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Bernstein, West Side Story: excerpts
Bernstein, On the Town: excerpts
Bernstein, Candide: excerpts
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Yaron Gottfried, Conductor
Theo Hoffman, Baritone
Daniela Skorka, Soprano
Thu 27 Dec at 20:00

Pjazza Kastilja, Valletta

MYO Christmas Classics
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Malta Youth Orchestra
Big Band Brothers Jnr
Daniel Cauchi, Voice
Alex Bezzina, Conductor
Thu 27 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Nick van Bloss - CANCELLED!
Schumann, Kreisleriana, Op.16
Bach, Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Nick van Bloss, Piano
Thu 27 Dec at 19:30

Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid

Fundación Excelentia. Concierto de Año Nuevo Santalucía
Suppe, Leichte Kavallerie (Light Cavalry): overture
Strauss II, Frühlingsstimmen (Voices of Spring), Op.410
Lumbye, Champagne Galop
Strauss, Sphärenklänge (Music of the Spheres), Op.235
Strauss II, Bandit's Gallop, Op.378
Lumbye, Copenhagen Railway Steam Gallop
Strauss II, Tik-Tak Polka, Op.365
Bizet, L'Arlésienne - Suite no. 2: Farandole
Strauss II, Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Op.214
Strauss II, Kaiserwalzer (Emperor Waltz), Op.437
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, Op.56: overture
Lehár, Gold und Silber Walzer, Op.79
Strauss II, Im Krapfenwaldl (Cuckoo Polka), Op.336
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
Strauss I, Radetzky March, Op.228
Strauss II, Unter Donnen und Blitz (Thunder and Lightning Polka), Op.324
Offenbach, Orphée aux enfers (Orpheus in the Underworld): Can-Can
Orquesta Clásica Santa Cecilia
Lavard Skou Larsen, Conductor
Fri 28 Dec at 14:00

Charles Bronfman Auditorium, Tel Aviv

The best of Bernstein's chamber works
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Bernstein, Sonata for clarinet and piano
Bernstein, La Bonne Cuisine, 4 recipes for voice and piano
Bernstein, Piano Trio
Bernstein, Mass: three meditations
Bernstein, Mass: Simple song
Bernstein, I Hate Music
Bernstein, Touches
Bernstein, Silhouette (Galilee)
Bernstein, Peter Pan: Dream with Me
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Keren Hadar, Soprano
Itamar Golan, Piano
Ilya Konovalov, Violin
Linor Katz, Cello
Yevgeny Yehudin, Clarinet
Fri 28 Dec at 18:30
Gstaad New Year Music Festival

Kapelle Gstaad, Gstaad

The beauties of Bach I
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Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier (48 Preludes and Fugues), BWV846-BWV893
Paul Gulda, Harpsichord
Fri 28 Dec at 19:00
European Christmas in Riga

Riga Luther’s Church, Riga

Christmas Oratorio
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Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248 (Parts I, IV and VI)
Elīna Šimkus, Soprano
Sergejs Jēgers, Countertenor
Nicholas Mulroy, Tenor
Kalvis Kalniņš, Baritone
Latvian Radio Choir
Sinfonietta Rīga
Kaspars Putniņš, Conductor
Fri 28 Dec at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

Viennese Christmas Spectacular
Viennese Christmas Spectacular
Strauss II, Tales from the Vienna Woods
Strauss II, Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Op.214
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
Tchaikovsky, Concert Suite from The Nutcracker
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
London Concertante
Fri 28 Dec at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Beethoven's Ninth
Beethoven's Ninth
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Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Christopher Warren-Green, Conductor
Madeleine Pierard, Soprano
Kathryn Rudge, Mezzo-soprano
Stuart Jackson, Tenor
Gary Griffiths, Baritone
Danny Driver, Piano
The London Chorus
Members of Goldsmiths Choral Union
Highgate Choral Society
Fri 28 Dec at 20:00
Walker, Lyric for Strings
Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.26
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
New York String Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, Violin
Joshua Bell, Violin
Dec 28, 29, 2019 Jan 01 mat

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Vienna

Silvester: Strauss Festival
Works by Lanner
Works by Suppe
Works by Strauss
Works by Strauss
Works by Ziehrer
Works by Schrammel
Strauss Festival Orchester Wien
Willy Büchler, Conductor
Dec 28, 30

Laeiszhalle: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Beethovens Neunte Sinfonie
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Chor der Neuen Philharmonie Hamburg
Neue Philharmonie Hamburg
Samuel Barsegian, Conductor
Fri 28 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Nicky Spence and Roger Vignoles
Schumann, Myrthen: Hochlanders Abschied, Op.25 no.13
Schumann, Myrthen: Jemand, Op.25 no.4
Schumann, Myrthen: Hochlandisches Wiegenlied, Op.25 no.14
Schumann, Myrthen: Niemand, Op.25 no.22
Schumann, Dem roten Röslein gleicht mein Lieb, Op.27 no.2
Shostakovich, Six Romances on Verses by English Poets for bass and piano: O wert thou in the cauld blast Op.62 no. 2
Shostakovich, Six Romances on Verses by English Poets for bass and piano: Macpherson's Farewell Op.62 no. 3
Shostakovich, Six Romances on Verses by English Poets for bass and piano: Jenny Op.62 no. 4
Britten, Who are these Children? for tenor and piano, Op.84
Musgrave, A Song for Christmas
Hughes, Oh men from the fields
Stanford, The Monkey's Carol
Howells, Come sing and dance
Respighi, Nevicata
Rodrigo, Pastorcito santo
Britten, A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28: That Yonge Childe
Debussy, Noël des enfants qui n'ont plus de maison
Strauss R., Weihnachtsgefühl TrV 198
Strauss R., Winterweihe, Op.48 no.4
Wolf, Epiphanias
Nicky Spence, Tenor
Roger Vignoles, Piano
Dec 29, 30

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

Jurassic Park: Film with Live Orchestra
Jurassic Park: Film with Live Orchestra
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Williams, Film music from Jurassic Park
Sat 29 Dec at 18:00

St James's Church, Piccadilly, London

Gershwin and Moonlight
Gershwin and Moonlight
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Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 14 in C sharp minor "Moonlight", Op.27 no.2
Gershwin, 3 Preludes
Gershwin, The Man I Love
Gershwin, 'I Got Rhythm' Variations
Gershwin, Girl Crazy: Embraceable You
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Warren Mailley-Smith, Piano
Sat 29 Dec at 18:30
Gstaad New Year Music Festival

Church Lauenen, Gstaad

Tribute to the baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky
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Schubert, Winterreise (W. Müller), D.911
Edwin Crossley-Mercer, Baritone
Michel Dalberto, Keyboard
Sat 29 Dec at 19:30

Manchester Cathedral, Manchester

Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
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Strauss II, Tales from the Vienna Woods
Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 5 in F sharp minor
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Strauss II, Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Op.214
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: waltz
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
London Concertante
Sat 29 Dec at 19:45

St James's Church, Piccadilly, London

Four Seasons by Candlelight at Christmas
Four Seasons by Candlelight at Christmas
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Pachelbel, Canon in D major
Vivaldi, Concerto for 2 trumpets in C major, RV 537
Chopin, Piano Concerto no. 2 in F minor, Op.21
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione, Op.8 no. 1-4 (The Four Seasons)
The Piccadilly Sinfonia
Zoe Beyers, Violin
Lucy Humphris, Trumpet
Zoë Perkins, Trumpet
Warren Mailley-Smith, Piano
Dec 29, 30, 31

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Daniel Barenboim
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 26 in D major "Coronation", K537
Ravel, Rapsodie espagnole
Ravel, Miroirs: Alborada del gracioso
Ravel, Pavane pour une infante défunte
Ravel, Boléro
Berliner Philharmoniker
Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
Dec 29, 30

Église Saint-Martin, Montesquiou

Concert de Noël à Montesquiou
Works by Bach
Works by Dvořák
Anna Brikciusová, Cello
Irena Kosíková, Organ
Dec 29, 30, 31, 2019 Jan 01

Auditorium di Milano Fondazione Cariplo, Milan

Beethoven
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Karina Gauvin, Soprano
Sonia Prina, Mezzo-soprano
Moritz Kallenberg, Tenor
Jochen Kupfer, Bass
Claus Peter Flor, Conductor
Dec 29, 30, 31, 2019 Jan 01

L'Auditorium de Lyon, Lyon

Winter Wonderland
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, Op.71: excerpts
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: excerpts
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: excerpts
Orchestre National de Lyon
Aziz Shokhakimov, Conductor
Dec 29, 30

Semperoper, Dresden

Silvesterkonzert der Staatskapelle Dresden
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus: excerpts
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Franz Welser-Möst, Conductor
Sat 29 Dec at 18:00

Allhelgonakyrkan, Stockholm

Between Christmas and New Year's Eve
Myaskovsky, Cello Sonata no. 1, Op.12
Myaskovsky, Cello Sonata no. 2 in A minor, Op.81
Works by Bach
Andreas Brantelid, Cello
Bengt Forsberg, Piano
Sat 29 Dec at 19:00

Ulster Hall, Belfast

Ulster Youth Orchestra Alumni Concert
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C major, Op.26
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 4 in F minor, Op.36
Ulster Youth Orchestra
Joanne Quigley, Leader
Michael McHale, Piano
Paul McCusker, Conductor
Sat 29 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Trio Wanderer
Haydn, Piano Trio no. 41 in E flat minor, Hob XV:31
Dvořák, Piano Trio no. 4 in E minor "Dumky", Op.90
Schubert, Piano Trio no. 2 in E flat major, D.929
Trio Wanderer
Sat 29 Dec at 20:00

Laeiszhalle: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Tschechische Kammerphilharmonie Prag
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione, Op.8 no. 1-4 (The Four Seasons)
Handel, Water Music, Suite no. 1 in F major, HWV 348
Haydn, Symphony no. 45 in F sharp minor "Farewell”
Martin Kos, Violin
Tschechische Kammerphilharmonie Prag
Damiano Binetti, Conductor
Sat 29 Dec at 20:00

Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall: Grand Hall, St Petersburg

Spain
Bizet, Carmen Suite no. 1
Rodrigo, Concierto de Aranjuez
Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio espagnol, Op.34
Chabrier, España
Ravel, Boléro
Ekaterina Semion, Harp
St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
Alexey Nyaga, Conductor
Dec 30, 31

Hong Kong Cultural Centre: Concert Hall, Hong Kong

A Viennese New Year
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Strauss II, Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron): overture
Strauss II, Perpetuum Mobile, Op.257
Gruber, Charivari (Asian premiere)
Hummel, Trumpet concerto in E major (or E flat major)
Strauss, Carmen-Quadrille, Op.134
Strauss II, Wiener Blut, Op.354
Christian Schumann, Conductor
Tine Thing Helseth, Trumpet