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Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

Matthew Ball (Swan) and Liam Mower (Prince) © Johan Persson
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake
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Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake (Matthew Bourne)
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures
Brett Morris, Conductor
Lez Brotherston, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Paule Constable, Lighting Designer
Matthew Ball, Dancer
Will Bozier, Dancer
Max Westwell, Dancer
James Lovell, Dancer
Liam Mower, Dancer
Dominic North, Dancer
Nicole Kabera, Dancer
Katrina Lyndon, Dancer
The Swan Lake Orchestra
Sat 15 Dec at 18:00

St Mary the Virgin, Primrose Hill, London

Chamber Music Christmas Concert
Shostakovich, Suite für Varieté-Orchester: Walzer Nr.2
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione: Violin Concerto in G minor, Op.8 no. 2, RV 315 "L'estate" (Summer)
Saint-Saëns, Carnival of the Animals: The Swan
Rachmaninov, Vocalise, Op.34 no.14
Kreisler, Prelude and Allegro
Kreisler, Tambourin Chinois
Fauré, Pavane in F sharp minor, Op.50
Machado, Bossa Nova
Traditional Irish, Toss the feathers
Traditional Irish, Drowsy Magy
Bach, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV147: Jesu bleibet meine Fruede (Jesu, joy of man's desiring)
Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Traditional, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High
Vicky Yuan-Labarre, Flute
Marie-Cécile Cahen, Violin
Tiago Gomes, Guitar
Irene Ortega, Cello
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30
National Youth Music Theatre, Musical Theatre Group
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

St Peter's Church, Hammersmith, London

© Wikimedia Commons. Duccio di Buoninsegna (1255-1319), Nativity
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Jauchzet, frohlocket
Sweelinck, Hodie Christus natus est
Mendelssohn, Frohlocket, ihr Völker auf Eden, Op.79 no.1
Frances-Hoad, Good Day, Sir Christemas!
Haydn M, Viderunt Omnes
Poulenc, Hodie Christus natus est
McDowall, Gaude et Laetare
Bruckner, Virga jesse floruit, motet, WAB 52
Rutter, I Saw Three Ships
Holst, Personent Hodie
Praetorius, In dulci Jubilo
Praetorius, Puer natus est in Bethlehem, a12
Parry, Welcome, Yule!
Petros Singers
Richard Bannan, Director
Luke Bond, Organ
Dec 15 mat, eve, 21, 22 mat, 24 mat, 28 mat, eve, 31, 2019 Jan 01 mat, eve, 05, 07, 08, 09, 11, 15

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Sir Peter Wright)
Royal Ballet
Barry Wordsworth, Conductor
Koen Kessels, Conductor
Peter Wright, Director
Julia Trevelyan Oman, Set Designer
London Oratory Junior Choir
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Marianela Núñez, Dancer
Vadim Muntagirov, Dancer
Gary Avis, Dancer
Marcelino Sambé, Dancer
Anna Rose O'Sullivan, Dancer
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Sadler's Wells: Peacock Theatre, London

The Snowman
The Snowman
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Dec 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, 18 mat, eve, 19 mat, eve, 20 mat, 21 mat, eve, 23 mat, 26, 27, 29 mat, eve, 30 mat

The London Coliseum, London

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Wayne Eagling)
Dec 15, 19

St James's Church, Piccadilly, London

Comes the Light
Burgess, Comes the Light
Andrew, Adam and the Mother
McGlade, In the bleak midwinter
McDowall, Of a rose
Curry, Home (World premiere)
Ešenvalds, The Heavens' Flock
Chilcott, The Shepherd's Carol
London Oriana Choir
Dominic Ellis-Peckham, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 19:00

Ambika P3, London

LCMF: I contain multitudes
Barry, The Destruction of Sodom (world première)
Czernowin, Day One: On the Face of the Deep (UK première)
Eastman, The Holy Presence of Joan d'Arc (UK première)
Lockwood, Gone! (UK première)
Molitor, Die Gedanken sind frei
Luck, New commission (world première)
Mitchener, New commission (world première)
Jackman, Georgina Cries
Klein, Other (world première)
Eastman, The Holy Presence of Joan d'Arc: prelude (UK première)
An Assembly
LCMF Orchestra
Apartment House
Klein, Electronics
Sofia Jernberg, Vocals
Sat 15 Dec at 19:00

St Pancras Parish Church, London

Bach, Buxtehude, Lauridsen, Bruckner, HT Beauchamp
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben
Buxtehude, Das neugeborne Kindelein, BuxWV13
Lauridsen, O Magnum Mysterium
Bruckner, Mass no. 2 in E minor, WAB 27 (Gloria)
Eclectic Voices
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

St Matthew's Church, West Wimbledon, London

A Ceremony of Carols
Britten, A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 (SATB version)
Holst, Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda (Set 3)
Smith, Peter, Christmas Variations for Harp
Wimbledon Chamber Choir
Peter J Smith, Conductor
Harriet Adie, Harp
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Mahan Esfahani
Bach, 4 Duets, BWV802-805
Bach, Prelude and partita in F major, BWV833
Bach, Partita no. 2 in C minor, BWV826
Bach, Fantasia and fugue, BWV906
Bach, Partita no. 3 in A minor, BWV827
Mahan Esfahani, Harpsichord
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Church of St John the Evangelist, Friern Barnet, London

Christmas concert - festive songs for choir and audience
Traditional, Christmas carols
Rathbone, Mr Fezziwig's Christmas Party
Hill, Adrian, Baritone
Kate Macpherson, Organ
Barnet Choral Society
Richard Brain, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Trinity Church, Nether Street, London

The Glory of Christmas
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus
Vivaldi, Gloria in D major, RV 589 ((excerpts))
Bach, Sheep may safely graze
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: excerpts
Lehár, Die lustige Witwe: Vilja-Lied
Finchley Chamber Choir
Finchley Symphony Orchestra
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

St Mary the Virgin, Ladywell, London

Holst:Christmas Day & Seasonal Music for choir and audience
Holst, Christmas Day (Plus sparkling festive music!)
Dan Ludford-Thomas, Conductor
Nico de Villiers, Piano
Martyn Noble, Organ
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, London

The Christmas Truce
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on Christmas Carols (Soloist: Hadley Fraser)
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248 (Excerpts)
Anonymous, Past Three o'Clock
Elgar, The Snow, Op.26 no.1
Short, The Dying Soldier
Willcocks, Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Mendelssohn, Frohlocket, ihr Völker auf Eden, Op.79 no.1
Sandstrom, Es ist ein ros entsprungen
Fitkin, The Christmas Truce
The Epiphoni Consort
Zeitgeist Chamber Orchestra
Fraser, Hadley, Actor
Sun 16 Dec at 11:30
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – Engineering for Space
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – Engineering for Space
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Bach, Sehet, welch eine Liebe hat uns der Vater erzeiget - Cantata, BWV64
Rowan Pierce, Soprano
Helen Charlston, Mezzo-soprano
Dingle Yandell, Bass
Sun 16 Dec at 15:00

Cadogan Hall, London

Christmas Cracker (matinee)
Christmas Cracker (matinee)
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Nick Davies, Conductor
Tompsett, Oliver, Voice
Hatton, Emma, Voice
Sun 16 Dec at 15:00
Amahl and the Night Visitors
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Menotti, Amahl and the Night Visitors
Bampton Classical Opera
Anthony Kraus, Conductor
Jeremy Gray, Director
Emma Stannard, Mother of Amahl
Felix Gillingwater, Amahl
Nick Sales, Kaspar
Samuel Pantcheff, Melchior
Robert Winslade Anderson, Balthazar
Xavier Hetherington, The Page
Orchestra of Bampton Classical Opera
Kids event
Sun 16 Dec at 15:00
© Camilla Greenwell
Philharmonia Orchestra - Christmas At The Movies
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Williams, Music from Home Alone
Silvestri, Film music from Polar Express
Armstrong, Film music from Love Actually: Glasgow Love Theme
Williams, Film music from Harry Potter
Tiomkin, Film music from It's a Wonderful Life
Various, Film music from Elf
Various, Film music from White Christmas
Beltrami, Film music from The Snowman
Pete Harrison, Conductor
Sun 16 Dec at 18:30
Traditional, Tomorrow shall be my dancing day (arr. Michael Higgins)
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Rutter, The Shepherd's Pipe Carol
Beamish, In the Stillness
Skempton, Adam lay y-bounden
Gruber, Stille Nacht (Silent Night) (arr. Michael Higgins)
Sonoro
Michael Higgins, Piano
Neil Ferris, Conductor
Sun 16 Dec at 18:30
Chamber Ensemble of London
Chamber Ensemble of London
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Handel, Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Schubert, Ave Maria (originally Ellens Gesang III), D.839
Elgar, Serenade in E minor for string orchestra, Op.20
Britten, Simple Symphony (for strings), Op.4
Vivaldi, L'Olimpiade, RV 725: Overture
Bach, Air on a G String, from Orchestral Suite BWV1068
Kreisler, Praeludium and Allegro
Ireland, Cavatina, for violin and piano
Ireland, Bagatelle
Jenkins, Tarte au Citron
Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Copland, Rodeo: Hoedown
Chamber Ensemble of London
Musicians from the Royal College of Music
Sun 16 Dec at 19:00

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
Sun 16 Dec at 19:30
Handel, Messiah
Mary Bevan, Soprano
Kathryn Rudge, Mezzo-soprano
Nicky Spence, Tenor
Ashley Riches, Baritone
Goldsmiths Choral Union
Highgate Choral Society
English Concert Chorus
Brian Wright, Conductor
Sun 16 Dec at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

Christmas Cracker (evening)
Christmas Cracker (evening)
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Nick Davies, Conductor
Tompsett, Oliver, Voice
Hatton, Emma, Voice
Sun 16 Dec at 11:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Novus String Quartet
Mendelssohn, String Quartet no. 2 in A minor, Op.13
Tchaikovsky, String Quartet no. 1 in D major, Op.11
Novus String Quartet
Sun 16 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Richard Goode
Haydn, Variations in F minor "Sonata, un piccolo divertimento", Hob XVII:6
Mozart, March in C, K408/1 (K383e)
Mozart, Suite in C major, K399: Courante in E flat major
Mozart, Minuet in D major for Keyboard, K355 (K576b)
Mozart, Kleine Gigue in G for Keyboard, K574
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 26 in E flat major "Les Adieux", Op.81a
Janáček, In the Mists
Chopin, Impromptu in G flat major, Op.51
Chopin, Four Mazurkas, Op.24
Chopin, Fantasy in F minor, Op.49
Richard Goode, Piano
Dec 17, 18

Cadogan Hall, London

The Sixteen – The Little Child
Sweelinck, Hodie Christus natus est
Howells, Sing lullaby
Bennett, Susanni
Traditional, The Saviour’s Work (The babe in Bethlem’s manger laid)
Walton, All This Time
Traditional, Anima nostra
Kirbye, Vox in Rama
Leighton, Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child
Traditional, Down in yon forest
Byrd, This day Christ was born
Palestrina, A solis ortu cardine
Anonymous, Puer Nobis Nascitur
de Wert, Vox in rama audita est
Traditional, It came upon a midnight clear
Phibbs, Lullay, lullay, thou lytil child
Unknown, Coventry Carol
Byrd, Lullaby, my sweet little baby
McDowall, Now may we singen
Sheppard, A solis ortu cardine
Warlock, Benedicamus Domino
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, Conductor
Mon 17 Dec at 19:00

Brompton Oratory, London

© The London Oratory Schola
Christmas Oratorio sung by the boys of the London Oratory Schola
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Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248
Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory School
St Cecilia Players
Nicholas Mulroy, Tenor
Charles Cole, Conductor
Mon 17 Dec at 19:30
Unknown, Plainchant: Conditor alme siderum
Marlow, Advent Responsory
Byrd, Rorate caeli
Daquin, Noël VI "sur les Jeux d’anches et en duo"
Traditional Basque, Gabriel's Message
Victoria, O Magnum Mysterium, motet
Praetorius, Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Howells, A Spotless Rose
Parsons, Ave Maria
Young, Swete Roose
Daquin, Noël X "en Grand Jeu et en duo"
Praetorius, Quem pastores laudavere
Howells, Sing lullaby
Andrews, Sing Lullaby
Daquin, Noël Suisse
Gardner, A Gallery Carol
Gardner, Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Gardner, The Holly and the Ivy
Traditional, Of the Father's heart begotten (arr. Willcocks)
Traditional, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High (harm. Wood)
Oxford Choir of New College
Timothy Wakerell, Organ
Josef Laming, Organ
Charles Maxtone-Smith, Organ
Robert Quinney, Conductor
Mon 17 Dec at 19:30
Handel’s Messiah with Hanover Band
Handel’s Messiah with Hanover Band
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Handel, Messiah
Erica Eloff, Soprano
Timothy Morgan, Countertenor
Bradley Smith, Tenor
Tristan Hambleton, Bass-baritone
The Hanover Band
Hanover Choir
Andrew Arthur, Harpsichord
Dec 17, 21 mat, 27, 29 mat

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Hänsel und Gretel
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Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Royal Opera
Sebastian Weigle, Conductor
Antony McDonald, Director, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Hanna Hipp, Hänsel
Jennifer Davis, Gretel
James Rutherford, Peter / Father
Eddie Wade, Peter / Father
Michaela Schuster, Gertrude / Mother
Gerhard Siegel, Witch
Christina Gansch, Dew Fairy
Haegee Lee, Sandman
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Isabella McGuire Mayes, Dancer
Mon 17 Dec at 19:00

Wigmore Hall, London

Steven Isserlis' 60th birthday
Bach, Cello sonata no. 1 in G major, BWV1027
Beethoven, Seven variations for cello and piano on "Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen", WoO 46
Kurtág, For Steven Isserlis 60 (World premiere)
Schumann, Three Romances, Op.94
Fauré, Mandoline
Fauré, Aubade, Op.6 no. 1
Fauré, Cinq Mélodies de Venise: en sourdine, Op.58 no.2
Fauré, Green
Fauré, Shylock suite, Op.57: Madrigal, no.3
Fauré, Le Secret, Op.23 no.3
Fauré, Notre Amour, Op.23 no.2
Grieg, Violin Sonata no. 2 in G major, Op.13
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 1: Prelude and Fugue No. 22 in B Flat Minor, BWV867
Mozart, Piano Sonata in F major K280
Brahms, Three Intermezzi for Piano, Op.117
Haydn, Il maestro e lo scolare, Hob XVIIa: Divertimento
Schubert, Rondo in A major, D.951
Steven Isserlis, Cello
Joshua Bell, Violin
Simon Keenlyside, Baritone
Connie Shih, Piano
Radu Lupu, Piano
Sir András Schiff, Piano
Ferenc Rados, Piano
Mon 17 Dec at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Berlioz's L’Enfance du Christ
Berlioz, L'Enfance du Christ, Op.25
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Karen Cargill, Mezzo-soprano
Robert Murray, Tenor
Étienne Dupuis, Baritone
Matthew Rose, Bass
BBC Symphony Chorus
Mon 17 Dec at 19:30

St Cuthbert's Church, London

In a Cold Winter's Night
Traditional, Veni, veni, Emmanuel
Sheppard, Verbum Caro
Traditional, There is no rose
Praetorius, Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen
Britten, Hymn to the Virgin
Poulenc, Videntes stellam
Lauridsen, O Magnum Mysterium
Traditional, The Holly and the Ivy
Traditional, The Cherry Tree Carol
Rutter, Wexford Carol
Gruber, Stille Nacht (Silent Night)
Traditional, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High
Traditional, Good King Wenceslas
Traditional, Gloucester Wassail
Anonymous, Past Three o'Clock
Hesperos Choir
Charlie Warren, Conductor
Elizabeth Leather, Conductor
Mon 17 Dec at 19:30

St Stephen's Church, Gloucester Road, London

Ashdown Sinfonia, Shostakovich
Brahms, Academic Festival Overture for large orchestra, Op.80
Schumann, Konzertstück for four horns and orchestra, Op.86
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 12 in D minor "The Year 1917," Op.112
Chloe Miller, Conductor
Stephen Payne, French horn
Timothy Doyle, French horn
Myrddin Rees Davies, French horn
Frank Walker, French horn
Ashdown Sinfonia
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
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

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 19:30
Little Fir Tree – Gala Premiere
Little Fir Tree – Gala Premiere
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Kids event
Dec 18, 19, 20 mat, eve, 2019 Jan 02, 04

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Les Patineurs / Winter Dreams / The Concert
Les Patineurs (Sir Frederick Ashton)
Winter Dreams (Sir Kenneth MacMillan)
The Concert (or, The Perils of Everybody) (Jerome Robbins)
Royal Ballet
Barry Wordsworth, Conductor
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
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

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 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
Wed 19 Dec at 13:00

St Bartholomew the Less, London

© Benjamin Ealovega
A4 Brass Quartet: a celebration of Christmas
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Bates, Jonathan, Toccata 4
Smetana, The Bartered Bride: overture (arr. Jonathan Bates)
Darke, In the Bleak Midwinter (arr. Jonathan Bates)
Cahn, Let it Snow! (arr. Chris Robertson )
Bartók, Romanian Christmas Carols (Series 1) Sz 57 (arr. Jonathan Bates)
Bates, Jonathan, Mists of the Mountains
Poulenc, O magnum mysterium (arr. Callum Harrison )
Bushnell, Rob, '...and has forgotten the gift.'
Kirkpatrick, Away in a manger (arr. Jonathan Bates)
A4 Brass Quartet
Wed 19 Dec at 19:00

St Anne's Church, Limehouse, London

Baroque Christmas Concert
Baroque Christmas Concert
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Anonymous, Soccorretemi per pieta
Purcell, My dearest, my fairest
Purcell, King Arthur, Z628: Shepherd, leave decoying
Purcell, Sound the Trumpet
Purcell, Chaconne in G Minor, Z 730
Purcell, Sweeter than roses, Z 585
Bach, Cantata, BWV208: Aria "Schafe können sicher weiden"
Handel, Trio Sonata in F major, HWV 383
Handel, Rinaldo, HWV 7: Augelletti, che cantate
Handel, Rinaldo, HWV7: Scherzano sul tuo volto
Buxtehude, In Dulci Jubilo
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Monteverdi, Vespro della Beata Vergine "Vespers of the Blessed Virgin" (1610) (Pulchra Es)
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Pifa
Bach, Magnificat in D major, BWV243 (9. Esurientes implevit bonis)
Monteverdi, Chiome d'oro
Baroque Encounter
Lucy Thomas, Soprano
Glenn Kesby, Countertenor
Lauren Brant, Recorder
David Beaney, Recorder
Katie de La Matter, Harpsichord
Wed 19 Dec at 19:30
Holst, Christmas Day
Rowley, Christmas Suite
Elgar, Three Carols
Warlock, Benedicamus Domino
Warlock, Corpus Christi Carol
Warlock, Balulalow
Warlock, As I sat under a sycamore tree
Fletcher, Ring out, wild bells (arr. Owain Park)
Rathbone, Two Carols
Traditional, Silent Night
Darke, In the Bleak Midwinter
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Adam, arr. Pappenheim
London Choral Sinfonia
Michael Waldron, Organ
Dec 19 mat, 22

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Carmen
Bizet, Carmen
Royal Opera
Keri-Lynn Wilson, Conductor
Barrie Kosky, Director
Katrin Lea Tag, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Ksenia Dudnikova, Carmen
Gaëlle Arquez, Carmen
Tanja Ariane Baumgartner, Carmen
Aigul Akhmetshina, Carmen, Mercédès
Brian Jagde, Don José
Alexander Vinogradov, Escamillo
Eleonora Buratto, Micaëla
Jean Teitgen, Zuniga
Dominic Sedgwick, Moralès
Haegee Lee, Frasquita
Angela Simkin, Mercédès
Germán E Alcántara, Le Dancaïre
François Piolino, Le Remendado
Otto Pichler, Choreography
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Wed 19 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Mark Padmore and Simon Lepper
Haydn, She never told her love, Hob XXVIa:34
Haydn, The spirit's song, Hob XXVIa:41
Haydn, Antwort auf die Frage eines Mädchens HXXVIa:46
Mozart, Song, Das Veilchen, K476
Mozart, Song, Abendempfindung, K523
Beethoven, Mailied, Op.52 no.4
Beethoven, Neue Liebe neues Leben, Op.75 no. 2
Beethoven, Es war einmal ein König, Op.75 no. 3
Beethoven, Adelaïde, Op.46
Beethoven, Selbstgespräch, WoO 114
Beethoven, Resignation 'Lisch aus, mein Licht': song, WoO149
Beethoven, Abendlied unterm gestirnten Himmel
Schumann, Kernerlieder, Op.35
Mark Padmore, Tenor
Simon Lepper, Piano
Wed 19 Dec at 19:30

St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, London

Elysian Singers 'Winter Wonderland'
MacMillan, Seinte Mari Moder Milde
Rutter, What Sweeter Music
MacMillan, And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them
McGlade, In the bleak midwinter
Baigent, Adam lay y bounden
Bax, Mater ora Filium
Jefferson, Robert L., Oh, what a wonderful child
Mattson, Phil, Away in a manger
Powell, Rosephanye, Go, tell it on the mountain
Johnson, Paul, Silent Night
Langford, Paul, O holy night!
Sirett, D'ou viens-tu, bergere?
Quartel, Huron Carol
Robison, Kevin, I saw three ships
Rubino, Jerry, Hark! The herald-angels sing
Krogstad, Bob, On Christmas Night (Sussex Carol)
Bassi, The blasts of chill December
Sam Laughton, Conductor
The Elysian Singers of London