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Sat 23 Feb at 15:30
Clara Schumann 200th Anniversary Festival: The old Masters
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Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 1: Prelude and Fugue No. 3 in C# Major, BWV848
Schumann C., Three Preludes and Fugues, Op 16
Brahms, Variations and Fugue for Piano on a Theme by Handel, Op.24
Mishka Rushdie Momen, Piano
Gamal Khamis, Piano
Sat 23 Feb at 18:00

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

English Choral Classics by Candlelight
English Choral Classics by Candlelight
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Elgar, Give Unto the Lord (Psalm 29) for choir and orchestra, Op.74
Howells, Requiem
Vaughan Williams, 5 Mystical Songs
Holst, Nunc dimittis
St Martin's Chorus
Peter Edge, Baritone
Andrew Earis, Director
Sat 23 Feb at 19:00

Holy Trinity Church, Rotherhithe, London

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Douce Douleur: Love songs from the Courts of France & Flanders
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Verdelot, O Dolce Notte
da Caserta, Filippotto, De Ma Doulour
da Perugia, Matteo, Dame d'honour
Gombert, Je Prens Congie
Dufay, Belle, veullies moy retenir
Rore, Mon petit coeur
Agricola, Fortuna Desperata
Binchois, Triste plaisir et douloureuse joye
des Prez, Déploration de Johannes Ockeghem: "Nymphes des boys"
Episcopius, Ludovicus, Ghequetst ben ic van binnen
Janequin, Toutes les nuits
Jessica Eucker, Soprano
Charlotte Osborn, Soprano
Tristram Cooke, Countertenor
Matthew O'Keeffe, Countertenor
Oliver Doyle, Tenor
William Wallis, Tenor
Joachim Sabbat, Bass
Chris Jeanes, Bass
Peter Martin, Lute
Sat 23 Feb at 19:30
Clara Schumann 200th Anniversary Festival: Clara & Robert
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Schumann, Myrthen: Widmung, Op.25 no.1
Schumann, Myrthen: Der Nussbaum, Op.25 no.3
Schumann, Myrthen: Die Lotosblume, Op.25 no.7
Schumann, Myrthen: Lied der Braut I, Op.25 no.11
Schumann, Myrthen: Lied der Braut II, Op.25 no.12
Schumann, Myrthen: Aus den östlichen Rosen. Op.25 no.25
Schumann, Myrthen: Zum Schluss, Op.25 no.26
Schumann, Liebesfrühling, nach Gedichten von Friedrich Rückert, op.37
Schumann C., Variations Op.20
Chopin, Ballade no. 1 in G minor, Op.23
Beethoven, An die ferne Geliebte, Op.98
Schumann, Fantasy in C major for piano, Op.17
Mhairi Lawson, Soprano
James Newby, Baritone
Eugene Asti, Piano
Mishka Rushdie Momen, Piano
Gamal Khamis, Piano
Sat 23 Feb at 19:30
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C major, Op.15
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Juanjo Mena, Conductor
Javier Perianes, Piano
Sat 23 Feb at 20:00

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight
Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight
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Mozart, Divertimento in D major, "Salzburg Symphony" K136 (K125a)
Pachelbel, Canon in D major
Purcell, Chaconne in G Minor, Z 730
Mozart, Divertimento in F, "Salzburg Symphony no. 3", K138 (K125c)
Vivaldi, The Four Seasons (Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione), Op.8 no. 1-4
Brandenburg Sinfonia
Benjamin Giddens, Director
Feb 23 mat, eve, 27, Mar 01, 02, 22, 25, 30 mat, eve, Apr 01, 03, 04

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Don Quixote
Don Quixote (Marius Petipa, Carlos Acosta)
Royal Ballet
Martin Yates, Conductor
Tim Hatley, Set Designer
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Marianela Núñez, Dancer
Vadim Muntagirov, Dancer
Ryoichi Hirano, Dancer
Laura Morera, Dancer
Fumi Kaneko, Dancer
Anna Rose O'Sullivan, Dancer
Christopher Saunders, Dancer
Gina Storm-Jensen, Dancer
Gary Avis, Dancer
Bennet Gartside, Dancer
Feb 23, 28, Mar 02, 07

The London Coliseum, London

Akhnaten
Glass, Akhnaten
English National Opera
Karen Kamensek, Conductor
Phelim McDermott, Director
Tom Pye, Set Designer
Kevin Pollard, Costume Designer
Anthony Roth Costanzo, Akhnaten
Katie Stevenson, Nefertiti
Rebecca Bottone, Queen Tye
James Cleverton, Horemhab
Keel Watson, Aye
Colin Judson, High Priest Amon
Zachary James, Scribe
Charlotte Beament, Soprano
Hazel McBain, Soprano
Rosie Lomas, Soprano
Martha Jones, Soprano
Angharad Lyddon, Mezzo-soprano
Chorus of English National Opera
English National Opera Orchestra
Bruno Poet, Lighting Designer
Feb 23 mat, eve, 24 mat, eve, 26, 27, 28, Mar 01, 02 mat, eve, 03 mat, eve, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09 mat, eve

Sadler's Wells: Peacock Theatre, London

Cirque Eloize: Hotel
Hotel (Cirque Éloize)
Cirque Éloize
Feb 23, 24, 25

Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

Tanztheater Wuppertal: Bon Voyage Bob (Alan Lucien Øyen)
Bon Voyage Bob
Tanztheater Wuppertal
Sat 23 Feb at 19:00

St Stephen's Church, Gloucester Road, London

University of London Symphony Orchestra: Vaughan Williams & Ravel
Vaughan Williams, The Wasps: overture
Ravel, Ma Mère l'Oye (Mother Goose)
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 6 in E minor
University of London Symphony Orchestra
Sat 23 Feb at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Trio Zimmermann
Schoenberg, String Trio, Op.45
Bach, Goldberg Variations, BWV988 (arr. Trio Zimmermann)
Trio Zimmermann
Sun 24 Feb at 10:30, 10:30 and 12:00

Purcell Room, London

© binomi, Takayo Akiama
OAE TOTS: A World of Celebration
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Kids event
Sun 24 Feb at 11:30
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – Cosmic Dawn
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – Cosmic Dawn
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Bach, Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern - Cantata, BWV1
Rowan Pierce, Soprano
Nick Pritchard, Tenor
Dingle Yandell, Bass
Sun 24 Feb at 11:30
Clara Schumann 200th Anniversary Festival: Clara & Brahms
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Brahms, Piano Trio no. 3 in C minor, Op.101
Schumann C., Piano Trio in G minor, Op.17
Busch Trio
Mathieu van Bellen, Violin
Ori Epstein, Cello
Omri Epstein, Piano
Sun 24 Feb at 15:30
Clara Schumann 200th Anniversary Festival: The Mendelssohn Connection
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Brahms, Meine liebe ist grün, Op.63 no.5
Brahms, Junge Lieder II: Wenn um den Holunder, Op.63 no.6
Mendelssohn, Die Liebende schreibt
Mendelssohn, Auf Flügeln des Gesanges (On Wings of Song), Op.34 no.2
Mendelssohn, Neue Liebe: In dem Mondenschein im Walde, Op.19a no.4
Mendelssohn, Nachtlied, Op.71 no.6
Mendelssohn, Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Op.62
Mendelssohn, Allegro Brillant, Op.92
Mhairi Lawson, Soprano
Eugene Asti, Piano
Mishka Rushdie Momen, Piano
Gamal Khamis, Piano
Sun 24 Feb at 17:00

Guildhall School of Music & Drama: Milton Court Hall, London

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Lucie Horsch & Richard Egarr
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Vivaldi, Recorder Concerto in C major, RV 443 (Arranged in G major for Recorder)
Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 3 in D major, BWV1054
Sammartini, Recorder Concerto in F major
Bach, St Matthew Passion, BWV244: Erbarme dich mein Gott
Bach, Oboe Concerto in D minor, BWV1059R (Arranged for Recorder)
Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 7 in G minor, BWV1058
Vivaldi, Flute Concerto in G minor, Op.10 no. 2, RV 439 "La notte”
Lucie Horsch, Recorder
Richard Egarr, Harpsichord
Academy of Ancient Music
Sun 24 Feb at 18:30
Schoenberg, Pierrot Lunaire
Ravel, Miroirs: Oiseaux tristes
Webern, Four Pieces, Op.7
Bach, Cello suite no. 3 in C major, BWV1009
Berio, O King, for eight voices and orchestra
Brahms, Seven Fantasies for Piano, Op.116 (Mvt II: Intermezzo in A minor)
Alluna Ensemble
Sun 24 Feb at 18:30
Consone Quartet with Gillian Keith
Consone Quartet with Gillian Keith
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Schubert, String Quartet no. 4 in C major, D.46
Schubert (arr. Randle), Lieder incl. Die abgeblühte Linde, Der Jüngling an der Quelle, Das Mädchen, Die Männer sind Méchant, Die Liebe hat gelogen, and Du bist die Ruh
Works by Fanny & Felix Mendelssohn
Mendelssohn, String Quartet no. 2 in A minor, Op.13
Consone Quartet
Gillian Keith, Soprano
Sun 24 Feb at 19:30
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Salonen and Bartók Concertos
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Sibelius, The Oceanides symphonic poem for orchestra, (Aallottaret) Op.73
Salonen, Cello Concerto
Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Truls Mørk, Cello
Sun 24 Feb at 19:30
Clara Schumann 200th Anniversary Festival: Clara & Joachim
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Schumann C., Three Romances for violin and piano Op.22
Schumann, Brahms, Dietrich, F-A-E Sonata
Brahms, Vier ernste Gesänge (Four Serious Songs), Op.121
Stephan Loges, Bass-baritone
Eugene Asti, Piano
Mathieu van Bellen, Violin
Omri Epstein, Piano
Feb 24 mat, 27, 28, Mar 02, 03 mat

Royal Opera House: Linbury Theatre, London

The Monstrous Child
Higgins, The Monstrous Child
Royal Opera
Jessica Cottis, Conductor
Timothy Sheader, Director
Paul Wills, Set Designer
Marta Fontanals-Simmons, Hel
Rosie Aldridge, Angrboda
Tom Randle, Loki
Lucy Schaufer, Modgud
Graeme Broadbent, Odin
Daniel Shelvey, Baldr
Elizabeth Karani, Nanna/Thora
Aurora Orchestra
Feb 24, Mar 17 mat, eve, Apr 14 mat, eve, May 05 mat, eve

Charterhouse, Charterhouse Square, London

London Handel Players at the Charterhouse
Handel, Other (Handel and his contemporaries)
London Handel Players
Sun 24 Feb at 11:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Albion Quartet
Haydn, String Quartet no. 25 in C major, Op.20 no.2, Hob III:32
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 10 in E flat major, "Harp", Op.74
Albion Quartet
Sun 24 Feb at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Kirill Gerstein
Beethoven, Fifteen variations and fugue for piano in E flat major "Eroica Variations", Op.35
Janáček, Piano Sonata 1. X. 1905 "From the Street"
Liszt, Harmonies poétiques et religieuses: Funérailles, S 173 no. 7
Debussy, Les Soirs illuminés par l'ardeur du charbon
Vardapet, 2 Armenian Dances
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Kirill Gerstein, Piano
Feb 25, 27, Mar 01, 04

Guildhall School of Music & Drama: Silk Street Theatre, London

A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
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Britten, A Midsummer Night's Dream
Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Dominic Wheeler, Conductor
Martin Lloyd-Evans, Director
Ruari Murchison, Set Designer
Mark Jonathan, Costume Designer
Mon 25 Feb at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

Symphony Orchestra of India with Martyn Brabbins
Symphony Orchestra of India with Martyn Brabbins
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Weber, Oberon: overture
Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.26
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 2 in E minor, Op.27
Symphony Orchestra of India
Martyn Brabbins, Conductor
Marat Bisengaliev, Violin
Mon 25 Feb at 19:30

Royal College of Music: Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, London

RCM Wind Ensemble
RCM Wind Ensemble
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Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K620: overture
Gounod, Petite Symphonie for wind instruments
d'Indy, Chanson et Danses Op.50
Mozart, Serenade in C minor for wind, K388 (K384a)
RCM Wind Ensemble
Mon 25 Feb at 19:30
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Catherine Ennis plays Vierne’s Symphonie No.1
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Mendelssohn, Organ sonata no.6 in D minor, Op.65
Saint-Saëns, Prelude and Fugue in B major, Op.99 no.2
Bach, Sei gegruesset, Jesu guetig - chorale prelude in G Minor, BWV768
Vierne, Organ Symphony no.1, Op.14
Catherine Ennis, Organ
Feb 25, 28, Mar 04, 09, 13, 16

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Così fan tutte
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Royal Opera
Stefano Montanari, Conductor
Jan Philipp Gloger, Director
Ben Baur, Set Designer
Karin Jud, Costume Designer
Salome Jicia, Fiordiligi
Serena Malfi, Dorabella
Paolo Fanale, Ferrando
Gyula Orendt, Guglielmo
Sir Thomas Allen, Don Alfonso
Serena Gamberoni, Despina
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Mon 25 Feb at 13:00

Wigmore Hall, London

Quatuor Arod
Mozart, Divertimento in D major, "Salzburg Symphony" K136 (K125a)
Mozart, Quintet for Strings in G minor, K516
Quatuor Arod
Timothy Ridout, Viola
Mon 25 Feb at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Schubert, Haydn and Brahms
Schubert, Des Tages Weihe (Unbekannt), D.763
Schubert, Licht und Liebe (M. v. Collin), D.352
Schubert, Hymne an den Unendlichen (Schiller), D.232
Schubert, Gebet (Fouqué), D.815
Haydn, Alles hat seine Zeit HXXVc:3
Haydn, Die Beredsamkeit, Hob XXVb:4
Haydn, Der Augenblick HXXVc:1
Haydn, Die Harmonie in der Ehe, Hob.XXVc:2
Schubert, Die Geselligkeit (Unger), D.609
Schubert, Der Hochzeitsbraten (Schober), D.930
Brahms, Liebeslieder Waltzes for vocal quartet and piano four hands, Op.52
Brahms, Neue Liebeslieder Waltzer, Op 65
Marlis Petersen, Soprano
Anke Vondung, Mezzo-soprano
Werner Güra, Tenor
Paul Armin Edelmann, Baritone
Christoph Berner, Piano
Camillo Radicke, Piano
Tue 26 Feb at 10:30

Cadogan Hall, London

Opera Prelude:Concert Figaro – Droit du Seigneur in the #metooage
Opera Prelude:Concert Figaro – Droit du Seigneur in the #metooage
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Tue 26 Feb at 13:15

St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London

Massenet, Fauré, Debussy, Chausson, Chabrier, Donizetti
Massenet, Manon: Obéissons quand leur voix appelle
Fauré, Chanson d'amour, Op.27 no.1
Fauré, La Fée aux Chansons, Op.27 no.2
Debussy, Estampes
Fauré, Notre Amour, Op.23 no.2
Chausson, Les papillons
Chausson, Sérénade italienne Op. 2 no. 5
Chabrier, Bourrée fantastique
Fauré, Chanson d'amour, Op.27 no.1
Donizetti, La Fille du régiment: Il faut partir
Titika Maragoula, Soprano
Hara Kostogianni, Piano
Tue 26 Feb at 19:30

Guildhall School of Music & Drama: Milton Court Hall, London

Roderick Williams in recital
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Brahms, An die Nachtigall - To the Nightingale , Op.46 no.4
Brahms, Mädchenlied, (Girl's Song) Op.107 no.5
Brahms, Das Mädchen - The Maiden , Op.95 no.1
Schumann C., Liebst du um Schönheit, Op.12 no. 2
Brahms, Das Mädchen Spricht - The Girl Speaks , Op.107 no.3
Brahms, Salamander - Salamander , Op.107 no.2
Brahms, Nachtigall (Nightingale), Op.97 no.1
Howells, King David
Howells, Four Songs: The Widow Bird, Op.22 no.3
Howells, Four Songs: Girls Song Op.22 no. 4
Beamish, Four songs from Hafiz
Wigglesworth, New work
Schumann, Frauenliebe und -leben, Op.42
Roderick Williams, Baritone
Andrew West, Piano
Tue 26 Feb at 19:30
© Richard Termine
Angela Hewitt: Scarlatti, Ravel & Bach
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Scarlatti, Sonatas
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Bach, Partita no. 4 in D major, BWV828
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 14 in C sharp minor "Moonlight", Op.27 no.2
Angela Hewitt, Piano
Feb 26

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Katya Kabanova
New production
Janáček, Katya Kabanova
Royal Opera
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Richard Jones, Director
Antony McDonald, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Amanda Majeski, Katya
Pavel Černoch, Boris
Susan Bickley, Kabanicha
Andrew Staples, Tichon
Clive Bayley, Dikój
Andrew Tortise, Kudrjaš
Emily Edmonds, Varvara
Dominic Sedgwick, Kuligin
Sarah Pring, Fekluša
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Tue 26 Feb at 14:30

Royal Academy of Music Museum: Piano Gallery, London

Amazing Academy Women of the Early 20th Century - composers, performers, teachers
Tue 26 Feb at 19:00

Holland Park Theatre, London

Seeing and Knowing: Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta
Tue 26 Feb at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Quatuor Zaïde
Bach, Die Kunst der Fuge (The Art of Fugue), BWV1080 (extracts)
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 5 in A major, Op.18 no.5
Franck, String Quartet in D major
Quatuor Zaide
Tue 26 Feb at 19:30

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Music of the Heavens | New London Singers
Naylor, Vox dicentis
Britten, Ad majorem Dei gloriam: seven settings of Gerard Manley Hopkins
Tavener, Mother of God, here I stand
Harris, Faire is the Heaven
Piper, Nicholas, The Delight of Paradise: My Heart Was Cloven (European première)
Piper, Nicholas, The Delight of Paradise: Behold! All Thy Servants Are Fair (European première)
Parry, Songs of Farewell (Songs 2-4)
Whitacre, Lux Aurumque
Harris, Bring us, O Lord God
New London Singers
Ivor Setterfield, Conductor
Feb 27, Mar 01, 02, 05, 08, 09

CLF Art Cafe, Bussey Building, London

Robin Hood - World Premiere
Robin Hood - World Premiere
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Howard, Robin Hood (Based on an original libretto by Zoe Palmer and Rebecca Hurst)
The Opera Story
Berrak Dyer, Conductor
Polly Graham, Director
April Dalton, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Nicholas Merryweather, Baritone
Sian Cameron, Mezzo-soprano
Lorna Anderson, Soprano
Jung Soo Yun, Tenor
Oliver Brignall, Tenor
Wed 27 Feb at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Joshua Bell in recital
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Beethoven, Violin Sonata No. 4 in A minor, Op.23
Prokofiev, Violin Sonata no. 2 in D major, Op.94a
Grieg, Violin Sonata no. 2 in G major, Op.13
Joshua Bell, Violin
Sam Haywood, Piano
Wed 27 Feb at 19:30
Wagner, Tannhäuser: Overture
Weber, Clarinet concerto no. 1 in F minor, Op.73
Smith, Andante for clarinet and orchestra
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Vladimir Jurowski, Conductor
Andreas Ottensamer, Clarinet
Wed 27 Feb at 19:30
Beethoven, Egmont, Op.84: Overture
Barber, Knoxville: Summer of 1915
Mahler, Symphony no. 4 in G major
Sarah Gabriel, Soprano
London Phoenix Orchestra
Lev Parikian, Conductor
Wed 27 Feb at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Garrick Ohlsson
Brahms, Klavierstücke Op.76
Brahms, Variations on an original theme, Op.21 no.1
Brahms, Variations on a Hungarian Song in D major, Op.21 no.2
Brahms, 4 Ballades for Piano, Op.10
Brahms, Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Op.35
Garrick Ohlsson, Piano
Thu 28 Feb at 13:00

Wigmore Hall, London

My Music with Orchestra of St John's
My Music with Orchestra of St John's
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Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV1048 (excerpt)
Bach, Double Concerto for 2 violins in D minor, BWV1043 (excerpt)
Bach, St Matthew Passion, BWV244 (Am abend)
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 20 in D minor, K466 (romanze)
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) (sarastro)
Cable, Sir Vince
John Lubbock, Conductor
Maki Sekiya, Piano
Orchestra of St John's
Thu 28 Feb at 19:00

1901 Arts Club, London

Andrei Iliushkin (piano) - Hattori Foundation Rush Hour Recital Series
Andrei Iliushkin (piano) - Hattori Foundation Rush Hour Recital Series
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Haydn, Piano Sonata in E flat major, Hob XVI:52
Brahms, Six Piano Pieces, Op.118
Janáček, Piano Sonata 1. X. 1905 "From the Street"
Scriabin, Piano Sonata no. 2 "Sonata Fantasy" in G sharp minor, Op.19
Andrei Iliushkin, Piano
Thu 28 Feb at 19:30

Temple Church, London

Temple Church Choristers and Youth Choir
Temple Church Choristers and Youth Choir
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Victoria, O Quam Gloriosum
Duruflé, Four Motets on Gregorian themes, Op.10
Sumsion, They that go down to the sea in ships
Ives, Listen, sweet dove
Mendelssohn, Hear My Prayer
Mendelssohn, Psalm 43: Richte mich Gott, Op.73 no.2
Elgar, Give Unto the Lord (Psalm 29) for choir and orchestra, Op.74
Choristers of Temple Church Choir
Roger Sayer, Conductor
Thu 28 Feb at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Paganini Variations
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Weill, Symphony no. 2
Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini in A minor for piano and orchestra, Op.43
Stravinsky, Petrushka Suite (1947 version)
Simon Trpčeski, Piano
Lahav Shani, Conductor