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Dec 14, 16

Auditorium di Milano Fondazione Cariplo, Milan

Casella, Rota, Marinuzzi
Verdi, I vespri siciliani: Overture
Casella, Symphonic Suite, op.41bis "La Giara"
Rota, Theme from Il Gattopardo (The Leopard)
Marinuzzi, Suite Siciliana
Denys Pivnitskyi, Tenor
Giuseppe Grazioli, Conductor
Dec 14, 15

Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw

Smetana, Glass, Dvořák
Smetana, Má vlast: Vltava (The Moldau)
Glass, Concerto for saxophone quartet and orchestra
Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
Signum Saxophone Quartet, Quartet
James Feddeck, Conductor
Dec 14

Oslo Concert Hall (Konserthus), Oslo

Tchaikovsky, Nelson and Mussorgsky
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Nelson, Steampunk Blizzard
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition
Valeriy Sokolov, Violin
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor
Dec 14, 16 mat, 17

Trinity Church, Wall Street: Saint Paul's Chapel, New York City

Choir of Trinity Wall Street & Trinity Baroque Choir Present Handel's Messiah at St. Paul's Chapel
Handel, Messiah
Choir of Trinity Church Wall Street
Trinity Baroque Orchestra
Fri 14 Dec at 18:30

Musikverein: Brahms-Saal, Vienna

Küchl-Quartett
Haydn, String Quartet no. 31 in B minor, Op.33 no.1, Hob III:37
Kodály, String Quartet no. 2, Op.10
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 13 in B flat major, Op.130
Küchl-Quartett
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

St Mary's Episcopal Church, Newton

Fourth Annual "A Very RenMen Holiday" Concert
Works by Choi
Works by Rudoi
Works by Wilke
Works by Gawthrop
Renaissance Men
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Kings College London: Chapel, London

Handel's Messiah Concert feat. the London Handel Orchestra
Handel, Messiah
Choir of King's College London
London Handel Orchestra
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Eglwys Dewi Sant, Cardiff

Celebrating Morfydd Owen (1891-1918)
Owen, Jubilate Deo
Owen, Prayer for Peace
Parry, Songs of Farewell
Debussy, 3 Chansons de Charles d'Orleans
Whitehead, Lawrence, Creator alme siderum
Peter Leech, Conductor
Cardiff University Chamber Choir
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Church of the Assumption, Peekskill

2018 Annual Candlelight Christmas Concert in Peekskill, New York
Various, Various Christmas Works
Victor Lionti String Quartet
C Victor Lionti, Violin
Kathleen Thompson, Violin
Vincent Lionti, Viola
Michael Fraioli, Cello
Mary Mancini, Soprano
Mario Tacca, Accordion
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

St Clement Danes, London

Star of Wonder - Vivamus at Christmas
Wade, O Come, All Ye Faithful
Frowde, Rufus, Adam lay ybounden
Mendelssohn, Magnificat, Op.69 no.3
Bax, There is no Rose
Olivers, Lo! he comes with clouds descending
Poulenc, 4 motets pour le temps de Noël
Willcocks, Shepherds, in the field abiding
Adam, O Holy Night
Mathias, Ave Rex, Op.45: Sir Christèmas
Todd, My Lord has come
Pott, Balulalow
Hopkins, We Three Kings
Dove, The Three Kings
Gjeilo, Wintertide
Short, We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Allwood, Jingle Bells
Rufus Frowde, Conductor
Richard Hills, Organ
Vivamus Choir
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Organ and Brass Christmas
Brass section of the Philadelphia Orchestra
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Die Residenz: Herkulessaal, Munich

Brad Lubman dirigiert das BRSO
Zimmermann, Symphony in One Movement
Zimmermann, Dialoge
Richter de Vroe, New composition for violin and orchestra – commissioned by musica viva
Ilya Gringolts, Violin
Andreas Grau, Piano
Götz Schumacher, Piano
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Brad Lubman, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Paxton House, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Messiah
Handel, Messiah (1750 Version)
Peter Keenan, Conductor
Opera dei Lumi
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Kyoto Concert Hall: Main Hall, Kyoto

Orchestre de Paris on tour
Berlioz, Les Troyens: Royal hunt and storm
Beethoven, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.61
Beethoven, Symphony no. 6 in F major "Pastoral", Op.68
Isabelle Faust, Violin
Daniel Harding, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Music Centre / Musiikkitalo: Concert Hall, Helsinki

Enigma
Jan Söderblom, Conductor
Anne Akiko Meyers, Violin
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

Christmas Oratorio
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248
Ludus Baroque
The Marian Consort
Richard Neville-Towle, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

City Halls: Concert Hall, Glasgow

Tales of Mendelssohn III: Mendelssohn and Bach
Mendelssohn, Overture, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op.27
Bach, Violin Concerto in E major, BWV1042
Webern, Fuga (2. Ricercata) a 6 voci aus "Das Musikalische Opfer"
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 5 in D, "Reformation", Op.107
Benjamin Marquise Gilmore, Violin
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Karina Canellakis, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Konzerthaus: Mozart Saal, Vienna

Chiaroscuro Quartet / Bezuidenhout
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 7 in F major, "Razumovsky", Op.59 no.1
Mendelssohn, Prelude and fugue in E minor, Op.35 no.1
Mendelssohn, Songs Without Words: selection
Schumann, Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op.44
Kristian Bezuidenhout, Piano
Chiaroscuro Quartet
Alina Ibragimova, Violin
Pablo Hernán Benedí, Violin
Emilie Hörnlund, Viola
Claire Thirion, Cello
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Hare Hill House, Rochdale

Make we Joye in this Fest
Programme to include:
Praetorius, Ab oriente Venerunt
Praetorius, In dulci jubilo
Anonymous, Gaudete!
The York Waits
Deborah Catterall, Voice
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Mackintosh Queen's Cross, Glasgow

Les Sirenes Female Chamber Choir Christmas Concert
Elgar, The Snow, Op.26 no.1
Paulus, I cannot dance, O Lord
Gjeilo, Tundra
Quartel, How can I keep from singing
Stopford, In The Bleak Mid Winter
Rutter, Christmas Lullaby
Works by Salter, Lionel
Arnesen, Cradle Hymn
Joel, And so it goes
Les Sirenes Female Chamber Choir
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna

Weihnachtskonzert - Musik der Meister
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Chopin, Piano Concerto no. 1 in E minor, Op.11
Mozart, Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K550
Yang Jiang, Piano
Polish Art Philharmony
Michael Maciaszczyk, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Musical Cosmopolitans
Works by Mozart
Works by Piazzolla
Cyril Garac, Violin
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent

Mozart, Saint-Saëns, Tchaikovsky & Beethoven
Mozart, Symphony no. 35 in D major, K385 "Haffner”
Saint-Saëns, Cello Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.33
Tchaikovsky, Andante Cantabile for cello and string orchestra, Op. posth.
Beethoven, Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op.60
Leonard Elschenbroich, Cello
BBC Philharmonic
Ben Gernon, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Elbphilharmonie: Kleiner Saal, Hamburg

Klavierabend Olga Zado
Schubert, Four Impromptus, D.899
Schubert, Four Impromptus, D.935
Schumann, Piano Sonata no. 1 in F sharp minor, Op.11
Olga Zado, Piano
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

St James's Catholic Church, George Street, London

Eric Whitacre & the Eric Whitacre Singers: The Sound of Christmas
Tavener, The Lamb
Dufay, Ave Maris Stella
Whitacre, Sainte-Chapelle
Eric Whitacre, Conductor
The Eric Whitacre Singers
Fri 14 Dec at 20:00

Festspielhaus, Baden-Baden

Monteverdi: Christmas Vespers
Monteverdi, Christmas Vespers
Works by Gabrieli
Works by Grandi
Le Cetra
Andrea Marcon, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 20:00

BOZAR: Main hall, Brussels

Alexander Shelley & Herbert Schuch
Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream: overture, Op.21 (Scherzo, Nocturen, Wedding March)
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Shostakovich, Music to the play Hamlet by Shakespeare, Op.32
Strauss R., Macbeth, Op.23
Alexander Shelley, Conductor
Herbert Schuch, Piano
Fri 14 Dec at 20:00

First Baptist Church, Newport News

Virginia Symphony Orchestra | Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
JoAnn Falletta, Conductor
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Virginia Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Robert Shoup, Choirmaster / chorus director
Fri 14 Dec at 20:00

University of Michigan: Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor

Holiday Pops
Anderson, A Christmas Festival
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, Op.71: excerpts
Strauss, Winterlust Polka, Op.121
Traditional, I Saw Three Ships
Courtney, Make Me An Instrument of Thy Peace
Forrest, Angels from the Realms of Glory
Rimsky-Korsakov, Christmas Eve: Polonaise
Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel: excerpts
Forrest, The First Noel
Whitacre, Glow
Mechem, Selections from Seven Joys of Christmas
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
Ann Arbor Youth Chorale
Measure for Measure
Huron High School Choir
Pioneer High School Choir
Skyline High School Choir
Saline High School Choir
Fri 14 Dec at 20:00

Kulturpalast Dresden, Dresden

Palastkonzerte: Festliches Weihnachtskonzert: Dresdner Festspielorchester – Bolton – Sabadus
Works by Bach
Works by Gluck
Works by Handel
Works by Sacchini
Works by Vivaldi
Dresdner Festspielorchester
Ivor Bolton, Conductor
Valer Sabadus, Countertenor
Fri 14 Dec at 20:00

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris

L’Enfance du Christ
Berlioz, L'Enfance du Christ, Op.25
Stéphanie d'Oustrac, Mezzo-soprano
Bernard Richter, Tenor
Edwin Crossley-Mercer, Baritone
Nicolas Testé, Bass
Emmanuel Krivine, Conductor
Chœur de Radio France
Fri 14 Dec at 20:00

Alte Oper: Großer Saal, Frankfurt am Main

hr-Sinfonieorchester & Carolin Widmann
Schubert, Rondo for violin and string orchestra in A major, D.438
Widmann, Violin Concerto no. 2
Schubert, Symphony no. 9 in C major, "The Great", D.944
Carolin Widmann, Violin
Frankfurt Radio Symphony
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 20:30

Philharmonie 2: Amphithéâtre, Paris

Féminin pluriel
Soh, [p][k]
Davies, Arabescos
Ratkje, Breaking the News
Mochizuki, Au bleu bois
Šenk, Movimento fluido III
Morciano, Raggi di stringhe
Soloists from the Ensemble Intercontemporain
Fri 14 Dec at 20:30

Palacio de la Ópera, La Coruña

Arnold, Lindberg, Vaughan Williams
Arnold, English Dances, Set 1, Op.27 (Selección)
Lindberg, Clarinet Concerto
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 2 "A London Symphony"
Kari Kriikku, Clarinet
Real Filharmonía de Galicia
Paul Daniel, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 20:30

Église de Theys, Theys

Concert de Noël
Works by Mozart
Works by Haydn
Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble
Fri 14 Dec at 21:00

Église Saint-Eustache, Paris

Rossini - Weber
Rossini, Stabat Mater
Weber, Der Freischütz
Les musiciens de l'Académie de musique
Dec 15, 20, 22, 27, 29

Die Residenz: Hofkapelle, Munich

Residenz Serenade
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Works by Bach
Works by Vivaldi
Works by Handel
Works by Mozart
Works by Beethoven
Munich Residenz Solisten
Sat 15 Dec at 16:00, 16:00 and 19:00

Stoller Hall, Manchester

A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
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Brand, A Christmas Carol
Chester Philharmonic Orchestra
Stephen Threlfall, Conductor
Timothy West, Spoken word
Manchester Chamber Choir
Dec 15, 16 mat, 17

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Vienna

Weihnachtsoratorium
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Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248
Philippe Jordan, Conductor
Julia Kleiter, Soprano
Wiebke Lehmkuhl, Contralto
Werner Güra, Tenor
Andrè Schuen, Baritone
Wiener Singakademie
Heinz Ferlesch, Choirmaster / chorus director
Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Dec 15, 16 mat

Opéra de Dijon, Dijon

B Minor Mass | J.S. Bach
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Bach, Mass in B minor, BWV232
Ana Quintans, Soprano
Marianne Beate Kielland, Mezzo-soprano
Paulin Bündgen, Countertenor
Valerio Contaldo, Tenor
Alain Buet, Bass
Chœur de chambre de Namur
Orchestre Cappella Mediterranea
Leonardo García Alarcón, Director
Dec 15 mat

Royal Northern College of Music: Theatre, Manchester

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RNCM Opera: Suor Angelica / Gianni Schicchi
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Puccini, Suor Angelica
Puccini, Gianni Schicchi
Royal Northern College of Music
Martin André, Conductor
Robert Chevara, Director
Nicolai Hart-Hansen, Set Designer, Costume Designer
RNCM Opera Ensemble
Dec 15 mat

Berwaldhallen, Stockholm

Beethoven & Beamish with Biss
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Beamish, Piano Concerto no. 3: City Stanzas
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C major, Op.15
Strauss R., Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Op.40
Omer Meir Wellber, Conductor
Jonathan Biss, Piano
Dec 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, eve

Harpa Concert Hall: Eldborg - Main Hall, Reykjavik

Christmas at the Symphony
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Þorbergs, The Christmas Cat
Viðar, Það á að gefa börnum brauð
Viðar, Jól Guðni Franzson Jólin koma
Works by Þórðarson
Kolbrún Völkudóttir, Actor
Valgerður Guðnadóttir, Soprano
Bernharður Wilkinson, Conductor
Reykjavík Girls' Choir
Litlu Sprotarnir Sign Language Choir
Iceland Ballet Academy
Reykjanes Music School Bell Choir
Dec 15, 16

Konzerthalle Bamberg: Joseph Keilberth Saal, Bamberg

Jakub Hrůša dirigiert Mahler
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Mahler, Symphony no. 3 in D minor
Jakub Hrůša, Conductor
Bernarda Fink, Mezzo-soprano
Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno
Kinder des Bamberger Domchors
Dec 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, mat

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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The Hallé - The Snowman
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Pickett, Dinosaurumpus, A romp for audience and symphony orchestra
Blake, The Snowman
Jonathon Heyward, Conductor
Padfield, Will, Presenter
Dec 15

Eastman Theatre: Kodak Hall, Rochester

Carmina Burana
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Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Orff, Carmina Burana
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Rochester Oratorio Society
Ward Stare, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 11:00

Prinzregententheater, Munich

Adventskonzert ATTACCA
Adventskonzert ATTACCA
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Shostakovich, Suite for Jazz Orchestra no. 1, Op.38a
Glazunov, Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.82
Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf, Op.67
ATTACCA - Youth Orchestra of the Bayerische Staatsorchester
Allan Bergius, Conductor
Selma Spahiu, Violin
Frank Bloedhorn, Speaker
Sat 15 Dec at 11:00

Staatsoper: Mahlersaal, Vienna

Kammermusik der Wiener Philharmoniker 4
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Works by Mozart
Works by Zemlinsky
Works by Korngold
Kirill Kobantschenko, Violin
Katharina Engelbrecht, Violin
Christian Frohn, Viola
Tilman Kühn, Viola
Sebastian Bru, Cello
David Pennetzdorfer, Cello
Sat 15 Dec at 13:30
Delius, A Village Romeo and Juliet (in concert)
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Marina Costa-Jackson, Vreli
Matthew Newlin, Sali (adult)
Tim Kuypers, Manz
Callum Thorpe, Marti
David Stout, The Dark Fiddler
Netherlands Radio Choir (Groot Omroepkoor)
Benjamin Goodson, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sat 15 Dec at 14:30

Coventry Cathedral, Coventry

Christmas Concert in aid of the nspcc (2.30pm)
Christmas Concert in aid of the nspcc (2.30pm)
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Jaguar Land Rover Band
Coventry Cathedral Chorus
Paul Leddington Wright, Conductor