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Thu 26 Apr at 19:30

Malvern Theatres: Forum Theatre, Malvern

Malvern Concert Club
Malvern Concert Club
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Elgar, Andante and Allegro for oboe and string trio
Moeran, Fantasy Quartet for oboe and strings
Mozart, Adagio in C major for oboe and piano, K 580a
Britten, Phantasy, oboe quartet, Op.2
Knussen, Cantata (Triptych, part 3), Op.15
Berkeley, String Trio
Mozart, Quartet in F for Oboe, Violin, Viola and Cello, K370 (K368b)
Britten Oboe Quartet, Quartet
Nicholas Daniel, Oboe
Thu 26 Apr at 19:30
Pinchas Zukerman performs Bruch
Pinchas Zukerman performs Bruch
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Sibelius, The Swan of Tuonela, Op.22 no.2
Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.26
Elgar, Sospiri for string orchestra and harp, Op.70
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Pinchas Zukerman, Violin
Fri 27 Apr at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

Classical Extravaganza
Verdi, Aida: Grand march
Grieg, Peer Gynt Suite: In the Hall of the Mountain King
Wagner, Lohengrin: prelude to Act 3
Elgar, Enigma Variations: Nimrod
Various, Various pieces
Susan Bullock, Soprano
Owain Arwel Hughes, Conductor
Sat 28 Apr at 19:30

St John's Church (St John the Baptist), Bromsgrove

Elgar, Beethoven
Elgar, Violin Concerto in B minor, Op.61
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Orchestra of St John Bromsgrove
Richard Jenkinson, Conductor
Charlotte Moseley, Violin
The Chorus of the Orchestra of St John
Claire Prewer, Soprano
Jane Stevenson, Mezzo-soprano
Wilhelm Theunissen, Tenor
David Coulson, Bass
Worcester Festival Choral Society
Sat 28 Apr at 19:30

Lighthouse, Poole

The Dream of Gerontius - Dorset Guild of Singers
Elgar, The Dream of Gerontius, Oratorio for soloists chorus and orchestra, Op.38 (Chorus - Dorset Guild of Singers)
Joshua Ellicott, Tenor
Tindsley, Joyce, Mezzo-soprano
Simon Lole, Organ
Purbeck Arts Choir, Voice
Sun 29 Apr at 19:30

New Theatre Royal, Lincoln

English Symphony Orchestra perform Dvorak, Elgar and Vaughan Williams
Elgar, Songs for Strings: songs and miniatures for string orchestra by Donald Fraser.
Vaughan Williams, The Lark Ascending
Chambers, The Tall-eared Fox and the Wild-eyed man
Dvořák, Serenade for Strings in E major, Op.22
English Symphony Orchestra
Zoe Beyers, Violin
Sun 29 Apr at 19:30

City Halls: Concert Hall, Glasgow

Dream of Gerontius
Elgar, The Dream of Gerontius, Oratorio for soloists chorus and orchestra, Op.38
Bearsden Choir
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Junior Academy Students
Symphony Orchestra of Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Penelope Cousland, Mezzo-soprano
Luke Sinclair, Tenor
Dominic Barberi, Bass-baritone

Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta

The Magic Cello
The Magic Cello
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Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Shor, Lament
Shor, Melancholy
Shor, Lonely Sail, for cello and orchestra
Narek Hakhnazaryan, Cello
Tigran Hakhnazaryan, Conductor
Armenian State Symphony Orchestra
Wed 2 May at 19:30

Culture and Congress Centre: Lucerne Hall, Lucerne

Arthur Waser Prize 2018: George Li
Walton, Scapino, A Comedy Overture
Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini in A minor for piano and orchestra, Op.43
Elgar, Symphony no. 1 in A flat major, Op.55
George Li, Piano
Lucerne Symphony Orchestra
Juanjo Mena, Conductor
Thu 3 May at 19:30

St Peter's Church, Eaton Square, London

Muscular to mystical: Sacred music of Elgar, Parry, Holst & Vaughan Williams
Elgar, Give Unto the Lord (Psalm 29) for choir and orchestra, Op.74
Holst, Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda
Holst, The Evening-watch
Elgar, Great is the Lord (Psalm 48) for choir and orchestra
Elgar, Organ Sonata no. 1 in G major, Op.28 ((1st movement))
Holst, Nunc dimittis
Vaughan Williams, Valiant for truth
Parry, Blest Pair of Sirens
Stephen Layton, Conductor
Holst Singers
Gregory Drott, Organ
Sally Pryce, Harp
Sat 5 May at 19:30 and 19:30

Worcester Cathedral, Worcester

Beethoven 9
Elgar, Violin Concerto in B minor, Op.61
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Orchestra of St John Bromsgrove
Charlotte Moseley, Violin
The Chorus of the Orchestra of St John
Worcester Festival Choral Society
Claire Prewer, Soprano
Jane Stevenson, Mezzo-soprano
Wilhelm Theunissen, Tenor
David Coulson, Bass
Sat 5 May at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

English Choral Music
Lambert, Rio Grande
Vaughan Williams, Serenade to Music
Britten, Hymn to the Virgin
Elgar, Serenade in E minor for string orchestra, Op.20
Tavener, The Lamb
Patterson, Magnificat, Op.75
Works by Purcell
Works by Rutter
English Concert Singers
English Concert Chorus
English Concert Orchestra
Rhys-Morgan, Tim, Piano
Roy Wales, Conductor
Sat 5 May at 19:30

Firth Hall, Sheffield

Forged in Sheffield: The Music Makers
Parry, I was glad
Elgar, The Music Makers for soloists chorus and orchestra, Op.69
Chilcott, Five Days that Changed the World
Peter Taylor, Artistic Director
University of Sheffield Singers' Society
Hallam Sinfonia
Wed 9 May at 19:30

Lighthouse, Poole

Trpčeski Plays Tchaikovsky
Trpčeski Plays Tchaikovsky
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Elgar, In the South (Alassio) - Concert Overture for orchestra, Op.50
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.23
Walton, Symphony no. 1 in B flat minor
Kirill Karabits, Conductor
Simon Trpčeski, Piano
Wed 9 May at 19:30

St George's Bristol, Bristol

English Symphony Orchestra perform the World Premiere of David Matthews' Symphony No.9
Elgar, Piano Quintet in A minor, Op.84 ( arr.Fraser (symphony orchestra))
Matthews D., Symphony no. 9 (World Premiere)
English Symphony Orchestra
Kenneth Woods, Conductor
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Cello
Thu 10 May at 19:30
© Benjamin Ealovega
I was glad: Parry Anniversary Concert
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Parry, I was glad
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Parry, Ode on the Nativity
Parry, Jerusalem
Adrian Partington, Conductor
Marie-Elisabeth Hecker, Cello
Eleanor Dennis, Soprano
Gloucester Choral Society
Thu 10 May at 19:30

National Concert Hall, Dublin

Trpčeski Plays Tchaikovsky
Trpčeski Plays Tchaikovsky
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Elgar, In the South (Alassio) - Concert Overture for orchestra, Op.50
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.23
Walton, Symphony no. 1 in B flat minor
Kirill Karabits, Conductor
Simon Trpčeski, Piano
May 10, 11, 12

Lincoln Center: David Geffen Hall, New York City

Tchaikovsky and Elgar
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 1 in G minor "Winter Daydreams", Op.13
Nikolaj Znaider, Conductor
Jian Wang, Cello
Fri 11 May at 19:30

King Georges Hall, Blackburn

The Hallé
Rossini, William Tell: overture
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Sibelius, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.43
Jonathon Heyward, Conductor
Nicholas Trygstad, Cello
Sat 12 May at 19:30

St Mary's Church, Streatley on Thames

The Millbrook Ensemble (voice, violin and piano) Present a May Concert
Haydn, The Mermaid's song, Hob XXVIa:25
Haydn, She never told her love, Hob XXVIa:34
Schumann C., Three Romances for violin and piano Op.22
Vaughan Williams, The House of Life: Silent Noon
Bridge, Oh that it were so
Bridge, Come to me in my dreams
Bridge, Love went a-riding
Bridge, Berceuse, H.8
Bridge, Serenade, H.23
Bridge, Cradle Song, for cello and piano
Saint-Saëns, Violons dans le soir
Elgar, Chanson de Matin
Elgar, Chanson de nuit
Vaughan Williams, The sky above the roof
Fauré, Prison, Op.83 no.1
Fauré, Les berceaux, Op.23 no.1
Fauré, Mandoline
Clarke, Lullaby and Grotesque for Viola and Cello
Boulanger, Nocturne
Clarke, Three Old English Songs
Louise Innes, Mezzo-soprano
Sun 13 May at 15:00

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Elga Cello Concerto with Raphael Wallfisch, Beethoven Symphony No. 5
Elga Cello Concerto with Raphael Wallfisch, Beethoven Symphony No. 5
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Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K620: overture
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op.67
Northern Chamber Orchestra
Raphael Wallfisch, Cello
Sun 13 May at 14:30

Dillington House, Ilminster

Concert with Piatti Quartet & Charles Owen
Elgar, Quintet for Piano and Strings in A minor
Bridge, 3 Idylls, for 2 violins, viola and cello, H.67
Debussy, String Quartet in G minor, Op.10
Charles Owen, Piano
Piatti Quartet
Sun 13 May at 19:15

St Marie's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Sheffield

Sheffield Chamber Music Concert - Rhapsody
Elgar, Chanson d'amour for violin and piano
Elgar, Romance, Op.62 (for bassoon and piano)
Howells, Rhapsodic Clarinet Quintet, Op.31
Butterworth, Suite for String Quartet (excerpts)
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Ensemble 360
Sheffield Youth String Collective
Mon 14 May at 11:30

Crucible Theatre, The Studio, Sheffield

Sheffiel Chamber Music Concert - Meet the Musicians 1: Taking Flight
Elgar, Chanson de nuit
Britten, Lachrymae: Reflections on a Song of John Dowland, Op.48
Vaughan Williams, The Lark Ascending
Ensemble 360
Tue 15 May at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

Orion Orchestra
Wagner, Das Liebesverbot: overture
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Wagner, Parsifal: Prelude
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Orion Symphony Orchestra
Jamie Walton, Cello
Toby Purser, Conductor
Wed 16 May at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius
Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius
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Elgar, The Dream of Gerontius, Oratorio for soloists chorus and orchestra, Op.38
Alice Coote, Mezzo-soprano
Alan Ewing, Bass
Sakari Oramo, Conductor
BBC Symphony Chorus
May 16, 18, 19

Sydney Opera House: Concert Hall, Sydney

Spirit of Delight
Bach, Fantasia (Prelude) and Fugue in C Minor, BWV537 (Orch. Elgar)
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C major, Op.26
Elgar, Symphony no. 2 in E flat major, Op.63
Lukáš Vondrácek, Piano
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
John Wilson, Conductor
May 17, 19, 20 mat

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Itzhak Perlman and the SF Symphony
Bach, Concerto for oboe, violin and string orchestra in C minor, BWV1060R
Tchaikovsky, Serenade for strings in C major, Op.48
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
San Francisco Symphony
Eugene Izotov, Oboe
Itzhak Perlman, Violin, Conductor
Sat 19 May at 19:00

Bournemouth Pavilion, Bournemouth

BSO 125
Strauss R., Don Juan, Op.20
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
John Lill, Piano
Kirill Karabits, Conductor
Sat 19 May at 19:30

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

Steven Isserlis and the Oxford Philharmonic
Steven Isserlis and the Oxford Philharmonic
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Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
Steven Isserlis, Cello
Marios Papadopoulos, Conductor
Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
Sat 19 May at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Kaufmann sings the Four Last Songs
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Strauss R., Orchestral Songs
Elgar, In the South (Alassio) - Concert Overture for orchestra, Op.50
Strauss R., Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs)
Jonas Kaufmann, Tenor
Jochen Rieder, Conductor
Sun 20 May at 15:00

Stockport Town Hall, Stockport

Mozart's 40 Too
Elgar, Introduction and Allegro for strings, Op.47
Brahms, Serenade no. 2 in A major for Small Orchestra, Op.16
Mozart, Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K550
Tjeerd Barkmeijer, Conductor
Blanco, Rita, Conductor
Tue 22 May at 19:30

St John's Kirk, Perth

Tenebrae Choir - We Will Remember Them
Elgar, They are at rest
Tavener, Song for Athene
Gurney, Since I believe in God
Bingham, A Walk With Ivor Gurney
Howells, Take him, earth, for cherishing
Holst, The Evening-watch
Parry, Songs of Farewell
Tenebrae
Thu 24 May at 19:30

Hull City Hall, Hull

Halle Orchestra
Elgar, In the South (Alassio) - Concert Overture for orchestra, Op.50
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 18 in B flat, "Paradis", K456
Dvořák, Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Hong Xu, Piano
Fri 25 May at 19:30

Bath Forum, Bath

Roper Memorial Concert – Stars of the Future
Shostakovich, Cello Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op.107
Elgar, Sea Pictures - song cycle for contralto and orchestra, Op.37
Monti, Czardas
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Saint-Saëns, Carnival of the Animals: The Swan
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake medley
Offenbach, Les Larmes de Jacqueline, Op.76 no.2
Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 1 in G minor
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Cello
Catriona Morison, Mezzo-soprano
Bath Philharmonia
Jason Thornton, Conductor
The Kanneh Masons
Sat 26 May at 19:00

Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames

British Choral Highlights with the Godwine Choir, Holst Orchestra and Hilary Davan Wetton
Bliss, Music for Strings
Finzi, God is gone up, Op.27 no.2
Dyson, To Music
Holst, Dream Tryst
Elgar, Elegy for string orchestra, Op.58
Vaughan Williams, In Windsor Forest
The Holst Orchestra
Godwine Choir
Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor
Sat 26 May at 20:00

Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Tovey, Ancestral Voices
Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Bramwell Tovey, Conductor
James Ehnes, Violin
Marion Newman, Mezzo-soprano
Sun 27 May at 02:15

Silk Hall, Radley College, Oxford

Music and Poetry from the First World War, with Christopher Kent and Ganal Khamis
Elgar, Salut d'Amour (Liebesgruss) for violin and piano, Op.12
Alwyn, Water Lilies
Bridge, Lament for Solo Piano
Bax, In a Vodka Shop
Kidane, Triptych no. 6
Gurney, Prelude in F sharp major
Vaughan Williams, Hymn tune prelude on Song 13
Elgar, Enigma Variations: Nimrod
Kent, Christopher, Actor
Gamal Khamis, Piano
Mon 28 May at 14:15

Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames

Roderick Williams and the Bridge Quartet perform Gurney, Howells, and Elgar
Howells, King David
Howells, Phantasy Quartet, Op.25
Gurney, The Western Playland
Gurney, Desire in Spring
Gurney, Sleep
Gurney, Black Stitchel
Elgar, Piano Quintet in A minor, Op.84
The Bridge Quartet
Michael Dussek, Piano
Roderick Williams, Baritone
May 30, 31

Philharmonie 1: Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Paris

Mozart, Dvořák, Elgar
Mozart, Masonic Funeral Music
Dvořák, Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104
Elgar, Symphony no. 1 in A flat major, Op.55
Sir Roger Norrington, Conductor
Jean-Guihen Queyras, Cello
Wed 30 May at 20:00

Philharmonie, Cologne

Kit Armstrong
Bull, In nomine IX
Preston, Uppon la mi re
Ligeti, Étude no. 4: "Fanfares"
Ligeti, Musica Ricercata (VII.Cantabile, molto legato)
Ligeti, Musica Ricercata (XI.Andante misurato e tranquillo)
Frescobaldi, Ricercar
Bull, Fantasia à 4
Byrd, The Earl of Oxford's March
Elgar, Organ Sonata no. 1 in G major, Op.28
Kit Armstrong, Piano
Thu 31 May at 19:30
Young Artists' Series: Mathilde Milwidsky, violin
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Beamish, New work
Schumann C., 3 Romances for Violin and Piano, Op.22
Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 8 in G major, Op.30 no.3
Elgar, Violin Sonata in E minor, Op.82
Ravel, Tzigane, for violin and piano
Mathilde Milwidsky, Violin
Sun 3 Jun at 15:00
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Martyn Brabbins, Conductor
Nicolas Altstaedt, Cello
Tue 5 Jun at 19:45

Pinner Parish Church, Pinner

Parry & British Choral Works
Parry, Hear my words, ye people
Parry, My soul there is a country
Parry, Jerusalem
Elgar, Ave Maria, Op.2 no.2
Gardiner, Evening Hymn
Pinner Parish Church Choir
Wed 6 Jun at 19:30

St James's Catholic Church, George Street, London

Elgar: A British Icon - Secular & Sacred Music.
Elgar: A British Icon - Secular & Sacred Music.
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Elgar, Three part songs, Op.18
Elgar, Serenade in E minor for string orchestra, Op.20
Elgar, Go Song of Mine - part-song, Op.57
Elgar, Sospiri for string orchestra and harp, Op.70
Elgar, The Apostles, Op.49: The Spirit of the Lord
Elgar, Give Unto the Lord (Psalm 29) for choir and orchestra, Op.74
Elgar, O Hearken Thou - offertory for chorus and orchestra, Op.64
Elgar, Great is the Lord (Psalm 48) for choir and orchestra
Scherzo
Scherzo orchestra
Wed 6 Jun at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

Würth Philharmonic Orchestra with John Lill, piano
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Würth Philharmonic
John Lill, Piano
Rumon Gamba, Conductor
Thu 7 Jun at 19:30

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea

Colourful Classics
Colourful Classics
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Mendelssohn, Hebrides Overture "Fingal's Cave", Op.26
Elgar, Elegy for string orchestra, Op.58
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Brian Wright, Conductor
Benjamin Baker, Violin
Sat 9 Jun at 20:00

Philharmonie, Cologne

Carmina Burana
Orff, Carmina Burana
Elgar, Coronation Ode for soloists chorus and orchestra, Op.44
Arne, Rule, Britannia!
Agnes Lipka, Soprano
Rena Kleifeld, Alto
Bernhard Schneider, Tenor
Christoph Scheeben, Bass
KölnChor
Rheinischer Kammerchor Köln
Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie
Wolfgang Siegenbrink, Conductor
Sun 10 Jun at 21:00
Händel Festival Halle

Galgenbergschlucht, Halle

Abschlusskonzert mit Feuerwerk
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Works by Rameau
Works by Handel
Works by Mozart
Works by Elgar
Works by Rossini
Jan Michael Horstmann, Conductor
Miriam Sabba, Soprano
Dominik Köninger, Baritone
Marktkantorei Halle
Robert-Franz-Singakademie Halle
Staatskapelle Halle
Sun 10 Jun at 11:00

Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond

Allegri Quartet at the Orange Tree Theatre
Works by Purcell
Britten, String Quartet no. 1, Op.25
Works by Elgar
Allegri Quartet