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Mon 17 Dec at 19:30

Festspielhaus, St Pölten

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
Mon 17 Dec at 19:30

St John the Evangelist Church, Derby

Christmas with the Sitwells
Pearsall, In dulci jubilo
MacMillan, Strathclyde Motets Set 2: O Radiant Dawn
Chilcott, Remember, O thou man
Adam, O Holy Night
Handl, Resonet in laudibus
Flecha, Riu, riu, chiu
Gardner, Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Sitwell Singers
Malcolm Goldring, Conductor
Tom Corfield, Organ
Mon 17 Dec at 20:00

Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall: Grand Hall, St Petersburg

Beethoven, Mozart, Tchaikovsky
Beethoven, Coriolan overture, Op.62
Mozart, Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K364 (K320d)
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 4 in F minor, Op.36
Julian Rachlin, Violin, Conductor
Sarah McElravy, Viola
St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
Mon 17 Dec at 20:00
Works by Beethoven
Alexandre Tharaud, Piano
Mon 17 Dec at 20:00
Violist Jeongeun Park's Carnegie Hall Debut
Reinecke, Drei Phantasiestücke, for Viola and Piano, Op. 43
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: Suite no. 1, Op.64bis: The Death of Tybalt
Fauré, Après un rêve, Op.7 no.1
Shostakovich, Sonata for viola and piano, Op.147
Park, Jeongeun, Viola
Eric Zuber, Piano
Mon 17 Dec at 20:00

Canford School, Wimborne Minster

Noël! Noël! - Festive music and readings, mulled wine and mince pies for Christmas
Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir
David Gostick, Conductor
David Warwick, Piano
Mon 17 Dec at 20:00

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris

Nobuyuki Tsujii
Satie, Trois Gymnopédies
Debussy, Images, Set 1
Ravel, Sonatine in F sharp major
Chopin, Scherzo no. 1 in B minor, Op.20
Chopin, Scherzo no. 2 in B flat minor, Op.31
Chopin, Scherzo no. 3 in C sharp minor, Op.39
Chopin, Scherzo no. 4 in E major, Op.54
Mon 17 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie im Gasteig, Munich

Vienna Philharmonic on tour
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
Mon 17 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Guest Performance
Handel, Messiah
Kiel, Der Stern von Bethlehem, op. 83
Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale
Jugendkathedralchor St. Hedwig Berlin
Kammersymphonie Berlin
Mon 17 Dec at 20:30

Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, Paris

La virtuosité de maîtres à disciples
Xenakis, Evrialy
Czerny, Nocturne sentimental
Chopin, Etude in A minor, Op.25 no.4
Chopin, Etude in E minor, Op.25 no.5
Chopin, Mazurka in C sharp minor, Op.6 no.2
Chopin, Mazurka in E major, Op.6 no.3
Chopin, Etude in C Major, Op.10 no.7
Chopin, Piano Concerto no. 2 in F minor, Op.21 (à quatre mains, 2e et 3e mvmts)
Nicolaou, Études
André, Iv 1
Claudia Chan, Piano
Edoardo Torbianelli, Piano
Benjamin D'Anfray, Piano
Laura Fernandez Granero, Piano
Mon 17 Dec at 20:30

Teatro Manzoni, Bologna

Mahler
Mahler, Piano Quartet in A minor
Mahler, Symphony no. 10 in F sharp major: Adagio
Mahler, Symphony no. 4 in G major
Kremerata Baltica
Gidon Kremer, Violin
Mario Brunello, Cello
Kristina Anuseviciute, Viola
Michail Lifits, Piano
Freddie Jamison, Treble
Mon 17 Dec at 20:30

Philharmonie 2: Salle des concerts, Paris

Bach Motets
Bach, Six motets
Ensemble Pygmalion
Raphaël Pichon, Conductor
Mon 17 Dec at 20:30

Philharmonie 1: Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Paris

London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle
Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Debussy, Images, for orchestra
Enescu, Romanian Rhapsody no. 1 in A major, Op.11
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
Dec 18, 19

Grieg Hall (Grieghallen), Bergen

Bach's Christmas Oratorio
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248 (Parts 1-3)
Alessandro De Marchi, Conductor
Vigdis Unsgård, Soprano
Marianne Beate Kielland, Mezzo-soprano
Makoto Sakurada, Tenor
Halvor F. Melien, Bass
Bergen Philharmonic Choir
Edvard Grieg Choir
Håkon Matti Skrede, Choirmaster / chorus director
Tue 18 Dec at 19:00

Perth Concert Hall (Horsecross), Perth

Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Dunedin Consort
John Butt, Director
Tue 18 Dec at 19:00

Parish Church of St John the Baptist, Cirencester

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
Tue 18 Dec at 19:00
Daniel Harding conducts the Orchestre de Paris
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Beethoven, Symphony no. 6 in F major "Pastoral", Op.68
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Isabelle Faust, Violin
Daniel Harding, Conductor
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30
Baroque Christmas around the World
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Charpentier, Noëls
Delalande, Noëls
Campra, Motets
Corrette, Motets
Amiot, Motets
Pedrini, Sonatas
Marin, Motets and Villancicos
Sanz, Motets and Villancicos
de Araujo, Motets and Villancicos
de Torrejón y Velasco, Motets and Villancicos
Les Surprises
Eugénie Lefebvre, Soprano
Louis-Noël de Camboulas, Organ, Harpsichord, Director
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30
Little Fir Tree – Gala Premiere
Little Fir Tree – Gala Premiere
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Kids event
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Romanian Rhapsody
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Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Debussy, Images, for orchestra
Enescu, Romanian Rhapsody no. 1 in A major, Op.11
Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30

Millennium Forum, Londonderry

The Magic of Christmas - Millennium Form - Derry~Londonderry
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Christmas Themed Songs,
Belfast Philharmonic Choir
Anthony Weeden, Conductor
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30
The Hallé Christmas Concert with Stephen Bell and Noah Stewart, tenor
The Hallé Christmas Concert with Stephen Bell and Noah Stewart, tenor
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Coates, The Merrymakers: overture
Rossini, Petite Messe Solennelle (Domine Deus)
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, Op.71: Overture
Donizetti, L'elisir d'amore: Una furtiva lagrima
Prokofiev, Cinderella Suites Op.107 - 109: selection
Puccini, Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai
Bach, Cantata, BWV208: Aria "Schafe können sicher weiden"
Prokofiev, Lieutenant Kije, Op.60: Troika
Lara, Granada
Traditional, O Tannenbaum
Traditional, O Holy Night
Elfman, Film music from The Nightmare Before Christmas
Styne, Let It Snow!
Martin, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Anderson, Sleigh Ride
Stephen Bell, Conductor
Noah Stewart, Tenor
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30

St Peter's Church, Eaton Square, London

Whitehall Choir Carol Concert
Whitehall Choir Carol Concert
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Weir, Drop down, ye heavens from above
Gardner, Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Tavener, The Lamb
Leighton, Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child
Joubert, There is no Rose
Poston, Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Scheidt, A Child is Born in Bethlehem
Praetorius, A great and mighty wonder
Whitehall Choir
Joanna Tomlinson, Conductor
Ian Tindale, Piano
Tue 18 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie im Gasteig, Munich

© Eugene Voensky
Denis Matsuev Piano Recital
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Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 17 in D minor "Tempest", Op.31 no.2
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 31 in A flat major, Op.110
Rachmaninov, Prelude in G sharp minor, Op.32 no.12
Rachmaninov, Étude-Tableau in A minor, Op.39 no.2
Tchaikovsky, Piano sonata no. 1 "Grand Sonate" in G major, Op.37
Denis Matsuev, Piano
Tue 18 Dec at 20:00

L'Auditori: Sala Oriol Martorell, Barcelona

Mozart String Quintets
Mozart String Quintets
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Mozart, Quintet in C minor for Strings, K406 (K516b)
Mozart, Quintet in E flat for Strings, K614
Bach, Cello suite no. 1 in G major, BWV1007
Apollon Musagète Quartet
Nils Mönkemeyer, Viola
Tue 18 Dec at 20:15
© Eduardus Lee
Christmas classics at the movies
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Silvestri, Film music from A Christmas Carol
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: waltz
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Dance of the Little Swans
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Spanish Dance
Martin, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Blake, The Snowman: Walking in the Air
Anderson, Sleigh Ride
Eilenberg, Richard, The Sleighbell Tingle (Petersburger Schlittenfahrt) Op. 57
Mockridge, Cyril J. , Film music from Miracle on 34th Street: Suite
Rózsa, Film music from Ben Hur
Williams, Film music from E.T.
Williams, Music from Home Alone
Coots, Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Bernard, Winter Wonderland
Herbert, Babes in Toyland: March of the Toys
Williams, Film music from Star Wars: Princess Leia's theme
Williams, Film music from Star Wars: The Imperial March
Gruber, Stille Nacht (Silent Night)
Leonor Amaral, Soprano
Cameron Burns, Conductor
Dec 18, 19, 20, 21, 22

St Paul's Church, Birmingham

Ex Cathedra: Christmas Music by Candlelight
Ex Cathedra
Jeffrey Skidmore, Conductor
Alexander Mason, Organ
Rupert Jeffcoat, Organ
Tue 18 Dec at 19:00

St George's Bristol, Bristol

OAE Bach’s Christmas Oratorio
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248
Tue 18 Dec at 19:00

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, West Palm Beach

The Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach presents The Philadelphia Orchestra Brass Quintet
Gabrielli, Other (selected works)
Gershwin, Other (selected works)
Previn, Other (selected works)
Brass section of the Philadelphia Orchestra
Tue 18 Dec at 19:00

St George's, Hanover Square, London

Handel House Christmas Showcase
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Comfort ye
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted
Purcell, Sweeter than roses, Z 585
Balicourt, Simon, Sonata for flute and basso continuo no.6 in G minor
Purcell, Harpsichord Suite no. 6 in D major, Z 667
Handel, Alcina, HWV 34: excerpts
Handel, Il pastor fido, HWV 8: Sento brillar nel sen
Handel, L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV 55: As steals the morn upon the night
Richard Robbins, Tenor
Marta López Fernández, Harpsichord
Joanna Harries, Mezzo-soprano
Rosie Bowker, Flute
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30
Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Antonin Dvorak
Dvořák, Piano Quintet no. 2 in A major, Op.81
American String Quartet
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30

Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow

Free Charity Christmas Concert
Sibelius, Karelia Suite for orchestra, Op.11
Schubert, Rosamunde, D797: overture
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Beethoven, Symphony no. 1 in C major, Op.21
Arnold, Little Suite no. 1, Op.53
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30

Citizen Hall: Grand Concert Hall, Daegu

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen in Daegu
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
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Fatma Said and James Vaughan
Works by Walton
Works by Debussy
Works by Strauss R.
Works by Abdel-Rahim
Works by Obradors
Fatma Said, Soprano
James Vaughan, Piano
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30

Elbphilharmonie: Kleiner Saal, Hamburg

NDR Kammerkonzert
Works by Caldara
Works by Vivaldi
Nicolas Altstaedt, Cello
NDR Barock
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30

La Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Montreal

Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Paul McCreesh, Conductor
Sarah Wegener, Soprano
Robin Blaze, Countertenor
Rupert Charlesworth, Tenor
TBC, Baritone
OSM Chorus
Andrew Megill, Choirmaster / chorus director
Tue 18 Dec at 20:00

Oper Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main

Liederabend Luca Salsi
Luca Salsi, Baritone
Beatrice Benzi, Piano
Tue 18 Dec at 20:00

Konzerthaus, Dortmund

Currentzis Tschaikowsky 5
Schnittke, Concerto for viola and orchestra
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Antoine Tamestit, Viola
SWR Symphony Orchestra
Teodor Currentzis, Conductor
Tue 18 Dec at 20:00

BOZAR: Main hall, Brussels

Un Noël français
Charpentier, In Nativitatem DNJC, H 414
Charpentier, Pastorale sur la naissance de notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ
Rachel Redmond, Soprano
Deborah Cachet, Soprano
Ingeborg Bröcheler, Contralto
Sean Clayton, Tenor
Ivan Thirion, Bass
Marduk Serrano-López, Bass-baritone
A Nocte Temporis
Reinoud Van Mechelen, Tenor
Tue 18 Dec at 20:00

Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall: Grand Hall, St Petersburg

Schubert, Strauss
Schubert, Rosamunde, Princess of Cyprus: Entr'acte no. 3 in B flat major
Schubert, Lieder: selection
Strauss R., Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Op.40
Matthias Goerne, Baritone
St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Nikolai Alexeev, Conductor
Tue 18 Dec at 20:00

Château de Versailles: Chapelle Royale, Paris

Vivaldi: Nisi Dominus
Vivaldi, Nisi Dominus, RV 608
Jakub Józef Orliński, Countertenor
Tue 18 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Guest Performance
Dukas, The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Strauss R., Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), Op.24
Sol Gabetta, Cello
Mikko Franck, Conductor
Tue 18 Dec at 20:00

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Berlin

Vienna Philharmonic on tour
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
Tue 18 Dec at 20:00

St Leonard's Church, Shoreditch, London

Midwinter Mix - Contemporary Music for All
Harrison, James, 6 Preludes
Riley, Impossible Worlds
Clare, Antony, Wade's Causeway
Callen, Lucy, Took Her (world premiere)
Hanley, Louie, Aqua (world premiere)
COMA London Ensemble
Gregory Rose, Conductor
Tue 18 Dec at 20:30

Maison de la Culture, Grenoble

Messe en ut
Mozart, Arrangement of Handel's Ode to Saint Cæcelia, K592 (arr. Handel)
Mozart, Mass no.18 in C minor "Great", K427 (K417a)
Ana Maria Labin, Soprano
Ambroisine Bré, Mezzo-soprano
Owen Willetts, Alto
Stanislas de Barbeyrac, Tenor
Norman Patzke, Bass
Constance Malta-Bey, Soprano
Léa Frouté, Soprano
Marie-Andrée Bouchard-Lesieur, Mezzo-soprano
François Pardailhé, Bass
Antoine Foulon, Bass
Marc Minkowski, Conductor
Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble
Tue 18 Dec at 20:30

Philharmonie 1: Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Paris

La Nuit de Noël
Charpentier, Messe de Minuit (Midnight Mass)
Charpentier, Magnificat, H76
Charpentier, Noëls sur les instruments, H 534
Les Arts Florissants
Paul Agnew, Tenor
Elodie Fonnard, Soprano
Natalie Perez, Soprano
Nicholas Scott, Tenor
Cyril Costanzo, Bass
Tue 18 Dec at 21:00

Museo del Violino: Auditorium Giovanni Arvedi, Cremona

Mahler
Mahler, Piano Quartet in A minor
Mahler, Symphony no. 10 in F sharp major: Adagio
Mahler, Symphony no. 4 in G major
Kremerata Baltica
Gidon Kremer, Violin
Mario Brunello, Cello
Kristina Anuseviciute, Viola
Michail Lifits, Piano
Freddie Jamison, Treble
Dec 19, 20

NRK Radio Concert Hall, Oslo

Klassik vorspiel – Julelive 2018
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Dec 19, 20, eve, 21

Berwaldhallen, Stockholm

Christmas Concert
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Dec 19, 20
© Marco Borggreve
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Gergiev meets Janine Jansen
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Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Ravel, Daphnis and Chloé, orchestral suite no. 2
Janine Jansen, Violin
Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Chorus of Dutch National Opera