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Nov 23, 24, 25

The Round Chapel, Hackney, London

Mozart, Don Giovanni
Royal Academy Opera
Gareth Hancock, Conductor
Christopher Caroll, Director
Bridget Kimak, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Thu 23 Nov at 13:00

St George the Martyr, Borough, London

Free String and Piano Recital
Schubert, Piano Quintet in A major, "The Trout", D.667
Orlando Shamlou, Piano
Laskaris, Cara, Violin
Schofield, Hannah, Cello
Cali, Giuseppe Ciraso, Double Bass
Thu 23 Nov at 13:05
Chopin, Nocturne no. 13 in C minor, Op.48 no.1
Chopin, Ballade no. 1 in G minor, Op.23
Wagner, Die Walküre: Siegmunds Liebesgesang - Feuerzauber (arr. Brassin)
Busoni, Siegfrieds Trauermarsch (Götterdämmerung), nach Richard Wagner
Wagner, Tristan and Isolde: Prelude to Act 1 (arr. Kocsis)
Liszt, Isolde’s Liebestod from Wagner's Tristan und Isolde, transc. for piano, S 447
Camiel Boomsma, Piano
Thu 23 Nov at 19:30

Royal Festival Hall, London

Shostakovich & Rachmaninov
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Glinka, Ruslan and Ludmilla: overture
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 5 in D minor, Op.47
Long Yu, Conductor
George Li, Piano
Thu 23 Nov at 19:30
Christophe Coin with Ruby Hughes & Maggie Cole: Italians in London
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Piatti, Four songs with cello
Piatti, Capriccio sopra un tema della Niobe di Pacini, Op.21
Viotti, Notturno
Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in B minor, K27
Christophe Coin, Viol
Ruby Hughes, Soprano
Maggie Cole, Harpsichord
Thu 23 Nov at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Søndergård conducts Ruders, Shostakovich and Strauss
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Ruders, Concerto in pieces (Variations on Purcell for orchestra)
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C minor for piano, trumpet and string orchestra, Op.35
Strauss R., Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Behzod Abduraimov, Piano
Alan Thomas, Trumpet
Nov 23, 29, 30, Dec 01, 02 mat, 06, 07, 11, 16 mat

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Sylvia
Sylvia (Sir Frederick Ashton)
Royal Ballet
Peter Farmer, Set Designer
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Nov 23

The London Coliseum, London

Men in Motion
Le Spectre de la Rose
AfterLight (Russell Maliphant)
Volver, Volver (Arthur Pita)
New Work (Arthur Pita)
Matthew Ball, Dancer
Irek Mukhamedov, Dancer
Daniel Proietto, Dancer
Edward Watson, Dancer
Ivan Putrov, Dancer
Nov 23, 24, 25 mat, eve, 27, 28, 29, 30, Dec 01, 02 mat, eve, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09 mat, eve, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 mat, eve, 18, 19, 20 mat, eve, 21, 22, 23 mat, eve

Arcola Theatre, London

OperaUpClose's Eugene Onegin at Arcola Theatre
Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin
OperaUpClose
Sonia Ben-Santamaria, Conductor
Lucy Bradley, Director
Vise, Rosanna, Set Designer
Lucy Hall, Tatyana
Thorpe, Josephine, Tatyana
Felicity Buckland, Olga
Anthony Flaum, Lensky
Cliff Zammit-Stevens, Lensky
Felix Kemp, Eugene Onegin
Tom Stoddart, Eugene Onegin
Flora McIntosh, Filippyevna
Julian Debreuil, Zaretsky
Kathryn Hannah, Madame Larina
Michael Bradley, Monsieur Triquet
Daggett, Caroline, Mezzo-soprano
Alexandra Stenson, Soprano
Nov 23 mat, eve, 24, 25 mat, eve

Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

Rambert: A Linha Curva and other works
A Linha Curva (Itzik Galili)
Symbiosis (Andonis Foniadakis)
Goat (Ben Duke)
Rambert Dance Company
Thu 23 Nov at 13:00

Wigmore Hall, London

Britten, Brahms, Schubert
Britten, Songs and Proverbs of William Blake for baritone and piano, Op.74
Brahms, Wir wandelten (We Were Walking), Op.96 no.2
Brahms, Meerfahrt, Op.96 no.4
Brahms, Verzagen - Despondency , Op.72 no.4
Brahms, Über die Heide - Over the Heath , Op.86 no.4
Brahms, Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht, (Death is the Cool Night), Op.96 no.1
Schubert, Der Atlas, D.957h
Schubert, Ihr Bild, in B flat major, D.957i
Schubert, Das Fischermädchen, D.957j
Schubert, Die Stadt, in C minor, D.957k
Schubert, Am Meer, D.957l
Schubert, Der Doppelgänger, D.957m
Christian Gerhaher, Baritone
James Cheung, Piano
Thu 23 Nov at 19:00

St Katharine Cree, London

Howells, Debussy and Monteverdi
Works by Howells
Debussy, 3 Chansons de Charles d'Orleans
Poulenc, Timor et Tremor
Vaughan Williams, Serenade to Music
Ambrosini, Soliloquy
Marsh, Not a soul but ourselves
Monteverdi, Madrigals
Trinity Laban Chamber Choir
Lee Reynolds, Conductor
Rubythroat
Linda Hirst, Conductor
Thu 23 Nov at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

Stile Antico - Divine Consolations
de Lassus, Justorum animae
Schütz, Musikalische Exequien, Op.7 SWV 279/281
Handl, Ecce quomodo moritur justus
Hassler, Ego sum resurrectio
Daser, Media vita
Knöfel, In te Domine speravi
Bach, Jesu, meine Freude - motet, BWV227
Stile Antico
Oliver-John Ruthven, Conductor
Kate Aldridge, Violone
Thu 23 Nov at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Beethoven, Webern, Schumann
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 4 in C minor, Op.18 no.4
Webern, Five Movements for string quartet, Op.5
Schumann, String Quartet in A major, Op.41 no.3
Hagen Quartet
Nov 24, 25

Wilton's Music Hall, London

The Rake's Progress
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Stravinsky, The Rake's Progress
OperaGlass Works
Laurence Cummings, Conductor
Selina Cadell, Director
Tom Piper, Set Designer
Rosalind Ebbutt, Costume Designer
Robert Murray, Tom Rakewell
Susanna Hurrell, Anne Trulove
Jonathan Lemalu, Nick Shadow
Victoria Simmonds, Baba the Turk
Harry Nicoll, Sellem
Penelope Cousland, Mother Goose
Stephen Richardson, Trulove
Southbank Sinfonia
Singers from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Fri 24 Nov at 13:00

Regent Hall, London

Lunchtime Recital - RAM Harp Department
Frankel, Sonata Ebraica for cello and harp
Liebermann, Sonata for Flute and Harp
Gunning, Beach Scenes of Brazil, for harp quartet
Royal Academy of Music Harp Department
Fri 24 Nov at 13:00

Charlton House, London

Lunchtime Recital - Adam Taylor (piano)
Rameau, Gavotte et Doubles in A minor
Debussy, Images, Set 2 no. 1: Cloches à travers les feuilles, for piano
Debussy, Images, Set 2 no. 2: Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fut, for piano
Debussy, Images, Set 2 no. 3: Poissons d'or, for piano
Chopin, Ballade no. 1 in G minor, Op.23
Liszt, Mephisto Waltz no. 1, "Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke", S 514
Adam Taylor, Piano
Fri 24 Nov at 19:00

Foundling Museum, Brunswick Square, London

Music & The Speech of Angels
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Louise Kemény, Soprano
Edward Liddall, Piano
Fri 24 Nov at 19:30
Aurora Orchestra with The Labèque Sisters
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Ravel, Mother Goose Suite (Ma Mère l'Oye) (version for piano four-hands)
Mozart, Concerto no. 10 in E flat for two pianos, K365 (K316a)
Stravinsky, Concerto in D for Strings
Schubert, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, D.485
Marielle Labèque, Piano
Katia Labèque, Piano
Aurora Orchestra
Nicholas Collon, Conductor
Fri 24 Nov at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Jansons
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Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Prokofiev, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, Op.100
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Mariss Jansons, Conductor
Yefim Bronfman, Piano
Fri 24 Nov at 19:30

Royal Festival Hall, London

London Philharmonic Orchestra: The Four Seasons
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Vivaldi, The Four Seasons, Op.8 no.1-4
Kabalevsky, Symphonic Poem: Vesna (Spring), Op.65
Glazunov, The Seasons
Marius Stravinsky, Conductor
Pieter Schoeman, Violin
Fri 24 Nov at 19:30

Royal College of Music: Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, London

Sacconi Quartet
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Haydn, String Quartet no. 46 in F minor “The Razor”, Op.55 no.2, Hob III:61
Janáček, String Quartet no. 2, "Intimate Letters"
Haydn, String Quartet no. 44 in E major, Op.54 no.3, Hob III:59
Shostakovich, Prelude and scherzo for string octet, Op.11
Sacconi String Quartet
Nov 24, 27

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Lucia di Lammermoor
Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor
Royal Opera
Michele Mariotti, Conductor
Katie Mitchell, Director
Vicki Mortimer, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Lisette Oropesa, Lucia
Christopher Maltman, Enrico
Charles Castronovo, Edgardo
Ismael Jordi, Edgardo
Michele Pertusi, Raimondo
Mirco Palazzi, Raimondo
Konu Kim, Arturo
Andrew Tortise, Normanno
Rachael Lloyd, Alisa
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Nov 24, 25

The London Coliseum, London

Svetlana Zakharova: Amore
Francesca da Rimini (Yuri Possokhov)
The Rain before it Falls (Patrick De Bana)
Strokes through the Tails (Marguerite Donlon)
Svetlana Zakharova, Dancer
Mikhail Lobukhin, Dancer
Denis Savin, Dancer
Patrick De Bana, Dancer
Alexei Gainutdinov, Dancer
Ekaterina Besedina, Dancer
Anton Gainutdinov, Dancer
Olga Barichka, Dancer
Denis Rodkin, Dancer
Karim Abdulin, Dancer
Ana Turazashvili, Dancer
Ekaerina Smurova, Dancer
Ekaterina Karpova, Dancer
Fri 24 Nov at 19:15

Hinde Street Methodist Church, London

A Housman Dichterliebe
Schumann, Dichterliebe, Op.48
Gareth Brynmor John, Baritone
Nigel Foster, Piano
Gabriel Woolf, Narrator
Fri 24 Nov at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover with Igor Levit, piano
Beethoven, Egmont, Op.84: Overture
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
NDR Radiophilharmonie
Igor Levit, Piano
Andrew Manze, Conductor
Sat 25 Nov at 15:00

Royal Albert Hall: Verdi - Italian Kitchen, London

Afternoon Tea with Live Opera – Fleur de Bray
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Sat 25 Nov at 19:30
Xenakis, Thallein
Rihm, Chiffre II: Silence to be beaten
Matthews C., Contraflow
Birtwistle, Silbury Air
Martyn Brabbins, Conductor
London Sinfonietta
Sat 25 Nov at 19:30
Haydn, String Quartet no. 63 in B flat major "Sunrise," Op.76 no.4, Hob III:78
Barber, String Quartet, Op.11
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 14 in C sharp minor, Op.131
Fine Arts Quartet
Nov 25, 26 mat, eve

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Studio, London

Sideshows
Geyer, Sideshows
Constella OperaBallet
Leo Geyer, Conductor
Ella Marchment, Director
Nov 25, 28, Dec 04, 08, 13, 16

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Semiramide
New Production
Rossini, Semiramide
Royal Opera
Christopher Willis, Conductor
David Alden, Director
Paul Steinberg, Set Designer
Buki Shiff, Costume Designer
Joyce DiDonato, Semiramide
Bálint Szabó, Oroe
Michele Pertusi, Assur
Mirco Palazzi, Assur
Lawrence Brownlee, Idreno
Daniela Barcellona, Arsace
Jacquelyn Stucker, Azema
Konu Kim, Mitrane
Simon Shibambu, Nino's ghost
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Sat 25 Nov at 18:00

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem
Sheppard, Media vita
Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem - A German Requiem, Op.45
Trinity Laban Old Royal Naval College Chapel Choir
Richard Gowers, Piano
Ralph Allwood, Conductor
Sat 25 Nov at 19:00

St Michael's Church, Highgate, London

Highgate International Chamber Music
Haydn, Piano Trio in G major, "Gypsy Rondo," Hob XV:25
Arensky, String Quartet no. 2 in A minor, Op.35
Dvořák, String Sextet in A Major, Op.48
Evgenia Epshtein, Violin
Benjamin Marquise Gilmore, Violin
Natalie Klouda, Violin
Ruth Gibson, Viola
Alexandros Koustas, Viola
Matthijs Broersma, Cello
Ashok Klouda, Cello
Irina Botan, Piano
Sat 25 Nov at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Schubert, Babadjanian, Tchaikovsky
Schubert, Piano Trio "Notturno" in E flat major, D.897
Babadjanian, Piano Trio in F sharp minor
Tchaikovsky, Piano Trio in A minor, "In memory of a Great Artist" Op.50
Vadim Gluzman, Violin
Johannes Moser, Cello
Yevgeny Sudbin, Piano
Sat 25 Nov at 19:30

St Barnabas Church, Ealing, London

Fenella Humphreys with Korngold Violin Concerto, Matthew Taylor Symphony No. 4
Korngold, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Wagner, Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries
Taylor, Symphony no. 4
Nielsen, Symphony no. 4, "The Inextinguishable," Op.29
Fenella Humphreys, Violin
John Gibbons, Conductor
Ealing Symphony Orchestra
Sat 25 Nov at 19:30

Ugly Duck, London

Festival Voices : Session 25.11.17 (Pärt, Martin, Purcell)
Pärt, Magnificat
Pärt, The woman with the alabaster box
Martin, Songs of Ariel
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas
Gregory Batsleer, Choirmaster / chorus director
Angharad Lyddon, Mezzo-soprano
Nia Coleman, Soprano
Oskar McCarthy, Baritone
Sat 25 Nov at 19:30

St Michael and All Angels Church, Mill Hill, London

Mozart Dominican Vespers and Haydn Nelson Mass
Mozart, Vesperae de Dominica in C, K321
Haydn, Mass no. 11 in D Minor “Nelson Mass” or “Missa in Angustiis", Hob XXII:11
London Pro Arte Choir
Orchestra Nova
Tom Winpenny, Conductor
Sat 25 Nov at 19:30

St Gabriel's Church, Pimlico, London

Bloomsbury Chamber Orchestra - Winter Concert 2017
Dvořák, Carnival Overture, Op.92
Bizet, Carmen Suite no. 1
Bizet, Carmen: Suite no. 2
Stravinsky, Scherzo à la russe
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 2 in C minor "Little Russian", Op.17
Bloomsbury Chamber Orchestra
Michael Turner, Conductor
Sat 25 Nov at 19:30

Shoreditch Town Hall, London

Mendelssohn, Vaughan Williams, Dahler, Saint-Saëns
Mendelssohn, Die erste Walpurgisnacht, Op.60 (The First Walpurgis Night)
Vaughan Williams, In Windsor Forest
Dähler, Byzantium, text W B Yeats
Saint-Saëns, Danse macabre
North London Chorus
Contrapunto
Meridian Sinfonia
Emma Carrington, Mezzo-soprano
Colin Judson, Tenor
James Cleverton, Baritone
Murray Hipkin, Conductor
Beat Dähler, Conductor
Sat 25 Nov at 20:00

Christ Church, Highbury, London

Haydn Chamber orchestra plays Britten, Dvorak and Humperdinck
Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel: Overture
Britten, Les Illuminations, for soprano or tenor and strings, Op.18
Dvořák, Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op.88
Haydn Chamber Orchestra
Aidan Oliver, Conductor
Sat 25 Nov at 21:00

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Spem in Alium by candlelight
MacMillan, Benedicimus Deum caeli
Tallis, Spem in Alium
Parry, Songs of Farewell (Extracts)
Purcell, Hear my prayer, O Lord, Z 15
MacMillan, Strathclyde Motets Set 2: O Radiant Dawn
Twickenham Choral Society
Christopher Herrick, Conductor
Sat 25 Nov at 21:15

St Michael's Church, Highgate, London

Highgate International Chamber Music
Bartók, Romanian Dances (To include Turkish Folk Music)
Taylan Arikan
Srdjan Vukasinovic, Accordion
Vlad Maistorovici, Violin
Sun 26 Nov at 11:00

Royal Albert Hall, London

Classical Coffee Mornings – Vincent Ling
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Sun 26 Nov at 11:30
Bach, the Universe, and Everything: What is Light?
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Bach, Wachet! betet! betet! wachet! - Cantata, BWV70a
Sun 26 Nov at 15:00
Schubert, Piano Sonata no. 17 in D major "Gasteiner", D.850
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 14 in C sharp minor "Moonlight", Op.27 no.2
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 13 in E flat major "quasi una fantasia", Op.27 no.1
Prokofiev, Piano Sonata no. 7 in B flat major, Op.83
Julian Jacobson, Piano
Sun 26 Nov at 18:30
Purcell, Solo Songs (Selection)
Corbetta, Suite in C major
Draghi, Suite No.1 in C minor
Dodgson, Six Inventions Set 1 (The Worm; Plush; Roses)
Sounds Baroque
Sun 26 Nov at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Liszt, Années de pèlerinage, Deuxième année, Italie: Sposalizio, S 161 no. 1 (orch. Sciarrino)
Liszt, Totentanz for piano and orchestra, S 126
Liszt, A Faust Symphony, S 108
Alice Sara Ott, Piano
Brenden Gunnell, Tenor
Ladies of the London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Nov 26, 28, Dec 01, 03 mat

The London Coliseum, London

Marnie
World Première
Muhly, Marnie
English National Opera
Martyn Brabbins, Conductor
Michael Mayer, Director
Julian Crouch, Set Designer
Arianne Phillips, Costume Designer
Sasha Cooke, Marnie
Daniel Okulitch, Mark Rutland
Lesley Garrett, Mrs Rutland
Diana Montague, Lucy
Alasdair Elliott, Mr Strutt
Kathleen Wilkinson, Marnie's mother
Eleanor Dennis, Laura Fleet
Matthew Durkan, Malcolm Fleet
Darren Jeffery, Dr Roman
Chorus of English National Opera
English National Opera Orchestra
Sun 26 Nov at 18:30

St Anne's Church, Highgate, London

Highgate International Chamber Music
Fibich, String Quartet no.1 in A major
Chopin, Introduction and Polonaise Brillante in C major for cello and piano, Op.3
Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 1 in G minor (Piano 4 hands)
Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 7 in A major (Piano 4 hands)
Dvořák, Slavonic Dances (selection) (Piano 4 hands)
Turnage, Six Pint-sized Pieces for Violin and Piano (UK Premiere)
Brahms, Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor, Op.25
Benjamin Marquise Gilmore, Violin
Vlad Maistorovici, Violin
Alexandros Koustas, Viola
Rowena Calvert, Cello
Ashok Klouda, Cello
Irina Botan, Piano
Diana Ionescu, Piano
Sun 26 Nov at 18:30

St Mary at Hill, London

Bach Vespers with BWV 60
Bach, O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort - Cantata, BWV60
Bach, O Jesu Christ, mein Lebens Licht - motet, BWV118
City Bach Collective