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Mar 30, 31

Teatro Cervantes, Málaga

Borodin, Tchaikovsky, Glazunov
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Borodin, Symphony no. 3 in A minor (completed Glazunov)
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: Suite
Glazunov, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, "The Heroic", Op.55
Daniel Raiskin, Conductor
Orquesta Filarmónica de Málaga
Mar 31, Apr 02

Konzerthalle Bamberg: Joseph Keilberth Saal, Bamberg

Lisa Batiashvili spielt Dvořák
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Rihm, Im Anfang
Dvořák, Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 15 in A major, Op.141
Works by André
Ingo Metzmacher, Conductor
Lisa Batiashvili, Violin
Mar 25 mat, 28, 31, Apr 03, 06
Janáček, Jenůfa
Royal Swedish Opera
Lawrence Renes, Conductor
Annilese Miskimmon, Director
Nicky Shaw, Set Designer
Malin Byström, Jenůfa
Lena Nordin, Kostelnička
Marianne Eklöf, Grandmother Buryjovka
Andrea Carè, Števa Buryja
Jesper Taube, Laca Klemeň
John Erik Eleby, Mayor
Susann Végh, Mayor's wife
Vivianne Holmberg, Jano
Johanna Rudström, Karolka
Luthando Qave, Stárek, Mill foreman
Royal Swedish Opera Chorus
Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra
Mar 28, 30, 31, Apr 02, 07, 09

Cuvilliés-Theatre, Munich

The Consul
New production
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Menotti, The Consul
Selene Zanetti, Magda Sorel
Niamh O’Sullivan, Secretary
Johannes Kammler, John Sorel
Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Mar 31, Apr 01, 02 mat

L'Auditori: Sala Pau Casals, Barcelona

Bernstein, Bartók and Ray Chen's Violin
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Granados, Tres danzas españolas
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
Simone Young, Conductor
Ray Chen, Violin
Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya
Mar 25, 26 mat, 29, 31

Théâtre Jules Julien, Toulouse

Krása, Brundibár
Max Henry, Director
Enfants d’écoles élémentaires et de collèges de Toulouse
Maîtrise du Capitole
Alfonso Caiani, Conductor
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
Christophe Larrieu, Conductor
Mar 31, Apr 13, May 12, 20, Jun 02, 17

Komische Oper Berlin, Berlin

Bizet, Carmen
Aziz Shokhakimov, Conductor
Sebastian Baumgarten, Director
Thilo Reuther, Set Designer
Ellen Hofmann, Costume Designer
Franck Evin, Lighting Designer
Jan Speckenbach, Video Artist
Mar 31, Apr 02 mat

Opéra de Dijon, Dijon

Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria
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Monteverdi, Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (The Return of Ulysses to his Country), SV 325
Emmanuelle Haïm, Conductor
Mariame Clément, Director
Julia Hansen, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Rolando Villazón, Ulisse
Magdalena Kožená, Penelope
Mathias Vidal, Telemaco
Maarten Engeltjes, Pisandro, L'umana fragilità
Lothar Odinius, Giove
Isabelle Druet, La Fortuna, Melanto
Jörg Schneider, Iro
Emiliano Gonzáles Toro, Eurimaco
Elodie Méchain, Ericlea
Katy Watson, Giunone
Ugo Guagliardo, Tempo, Antinoo
Jean Teitgen, Neptuno
Anne-Catherine Gillet, Amor, Minerva
Krešimir Špicer, Eumete
Orchestre et choeur du Concert d'Astrée
Mar 31, Apr 01

Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid

Coll, Mozart, Beethoven
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Coll, Concerto Grosso "Invisible Zones"
Mozart, Sinfonia Concertante for winds in E flat major, K297b
Beethoven, Symphony no. 6 in F major "Pastoral", Op.68
David Afkham, Conductor
Robert Silla, Oboe
Enrique Perez Piquer, Clarinet
Enrique Abargues, Bassoon
Rodolfo Epelde, French horn
Cuarteto Casals
Orquesta Nacional de España
Mar 31, Apr 01

Hong Kong Cultural Centre: Concert Hall, Hong Kong

Stephen Hough plays Beethoven's Emperor concerto
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Smetana, Má vlast: Vltava (The Moldau)
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Rachmaninov, Symphonic Dances, Op.45
Elim Chan, Conductor
Stephen Hough, Piano
Mar 24, 30 mat, 31

Nationaltheater, Munich

Die Entführung aus dem Serail
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Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Harem)
Constantin Trinks, Conductor
Martin Duncan, Director
Ultz, Set Designer
Lisette Oropesa, Konstanze
Sofia Fomina, Blondchen
Daniel Behle, Belmonte
Matthew Grills, Pedrillo
Peter Rose, Osmin
Bernd Schmidt, Bassa Selim
Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper
Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Mar 31, Apr 01 mat

Gothenburg Concert Hall, Gothenburg

Classic Film Music: Alexander Nevsky
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Tchaikovsky, Serenade for strings in C major, Op.48
Shchedrin, Concerto for Orchestra no. 1, "Naughty Limericks"
Prokofiev, Alexander Nevsky, Op.78
Dmitrij Kitajenko, Conductor
Agunda Kulaeva, Mezzo-soprano
Gothenburg Symphony Choir
Mar 24, 25, 30, 31, Apr 01

Hungarian State Opera, Budapest

Verdi, Otello
Balázs Kocsár, Conductor
Stefano Poda, Director, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Rafael Rojas, Otello
Kristian Benedikt, Otello
Gabriella Létay Kiss, Desdemona
Andrea Rost, Desdemona
Michele Kalmandy, Iago
Alexandru Agache, Iago
Judit Németh, Emilia
Melinda Heiter, Emilia
Gergely Boncsér, Cassio
Péter Balczó, Cassio
Gergely Ujvári, Roderigo
Ferenc Cserhalmi, Lodovico
Sándor Egri, Montano
Géza Zsigmond, Herald
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
Hungarian State Opera Chorus
Mar 24, 25 mat, eve, 26, 30, 31, Apr 01 mat, eve, 02 mat, eve

Erkel Színház (Erkel Theatre), Budapest

Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron)
New production
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Strauss II, Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron)
Domonkos Héja, Conductor
Miklós Szinetár, Director
Péter Horgas, Set Designer
Ildikó Balla, Costume Designer
Zsolt Haja, Count Peter Homonay
Atilla Kiss B, Sándor Barinkay
Boldizsár László, Sándor Barinkay
Ildikó Szakács, Saffi
Eszter Zavaros, Saffi
Gábor Géza, Kálmán Zsupán
László Szvétek, Kálmán Zsupán
Bernadett Wiedemann, Czipra
Annamária Kovács, Czipra
Rita Rácz, Arsena
Kinga Kriszta, Arsena
Mária Farkasréti, Mirabella
Éva Balatoni, Mirabella
Tamás Busa, Conte Carnero
Zoltán Bátki Fazekas, Conte Carnero
Tivadar Kiss, Ottokar
János Szerekován, Ottokar
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
Hungarian State Opera Chorus
Mar 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, Apr 01, 02, 05, 06, 07, 08

Teatro de la Zarzuela, Madrid

Château Margaux / La Viejecita
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Fernández Caballero, Château Margaux
Fernández Caballero, La Viejecita
Teatro de La Zarzuela de Madrid
Miquel Ortega, Conductor
Lluís Pascual, Director
Paco Azorín, Set Designer
Isidre Prunés, Costume Designer
Jesús Castejón, Actor
Ruth Iniesta, Soprano
Sara Blanch, Soprano
Borja Quiza, Bass
Ricardo Velásquez, Baritone
Emilio Sánchez, Tenor
Miguel Sola, Bass
Antonio Torres, Baritone
Lander Iglesias, Actor
Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid
Coro del Teatro de La Zarzuela
Mar 31, Apr 01

Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol

Madama Butterfly
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Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Andrew Greenwood, Conductor
Joachim Herz, Director
Reinhart Zimmerman, Set Designer
Eleonore Kleiber, Costume Designer
Karah Son, Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
Linda Richardson, Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
Jonathan Burton, Pinkerton
Paul Charles Clarke, Pinkerton
David Kempster, Sharpless
Rebecca Afonwy-Jones, Suzuki
Richard Wiegold, The Bonze
Sian Meinir, Kate Pinkerton
Simon Crosby Buttle, Goro
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
Mar 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, Apr 01

Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

Pina Bausch / William Forsythe / Hans van Manen
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Le Sacre du printemps (Pina Bausch)
In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated (William Forsythe)
Adagio Hammerklavier (1973) (Hans van Manen)
English National Ballet Philharmonic
Mar 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, Apr 01, 02, 05

Teatro Real, Madrid

Handel, Rodelinda, regina de' Langobardi
Ivor Bolton, Conductor
Claus Guth, Director
Christian Schmidt, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Lucy Crowe, Rodelinda
Sabina Puértolas, Rodelinda
Bejun Mehta, Bertarido
Xavier Sabata, Bertarido
Michele Angelini, Grimoaldo
Benjamin Hulett, Grimoaldo
Sonia Prina, Eduige
Lidia Vinyes Curtis, Eduige
Christopher Ainslie, Unulfo
Umberto Chiummo, Garibaldo
José Antonio López, Garibaldo
Orchestra of the Teatro Real
Mar 26, 31, Apr 02, 05, 08

GöteborgsOperan, Gothenburg

New Work
New Work
GöteborgsOperans Danskompani
Nicolas Musin, Set Designer
La Veronal, Costume Designer
Marcos Morau, Choreography
Stijn Celis, Choreography
Mar 27, 31
Litton conducts Shostakovich' Symphony No. 10
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Bartók, Viola Concerto, Sz 120
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Andrew Litton, Conductor
Antoine Tamestit, Viola
Mar 29, 31, Apr 01, 02 mat, 05, 07, 08, 12, 15, 16 mat
Onegin (John Cranko)
Ermanno Florio, Conductor
Dutch Ballet Orchestra
Mar 31

Latvian National Opera, Riga

Verdi, Nabucco
Latvian National Opera
Gintaras Rinkevicius, Conductor
Guntis Gailītis, Director
Andris Freibergs, Set Designer
Kristīne Pasternaka, Costume Designer
Samsons Izjumovs, Nabucco
Yulianna Bawarska, Abigaille
Viesturs Jansons, Ismaele
Raimonds Bramanis, Ismaele
Andris Ludvigs, Ismaele
Guntars Ruņģis, Ismaele
Laura Grecka, Fenena
Mar 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 31

Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam

The New Prince
World Première
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Fairouz, The New Prince
Steven Sloane, Conductor
Lotte de Beer, Director
Clement & Sanou, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Nathan Gunn, Niccoló Machiavelli
Karin Strobos, Fortuna
George Abud, Bin Laden, Prince of Revolution
Nora Fischer, Monica Lewinsky, Maria
Paulo Szot, Alexander Hamilton, Bill Clinton, Dick Cheney
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
The Hague Philharmonic Orchestra
Mar 26, 28, 31, Apr 03

Staatsoper, Vienna

Massenet, Werther
Vienna State Opera
Frédéric Chaslin, Conductor
Andrei Serban, Director
Peter Pabst, Set Designer
Petra Reinhardt, Costume Designer
Ludovic Tézier, Werther
Sophie Koch, Charlotte
Adrian Eröd, Albert
Vienna State Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
Mar 26 mat, 31

Opernhaus, Zürich

Mozart, Don Giovanni
Riccardo Minasi, Conductor
Sebastian Baumgarten, Director
Barbara Ehnes, Set Designer
Tabea Braun, Costume Designer
Susanna Phillips, Donna Anna
Layla Claire, Donna Elvira
Olga Kulchynska, Zerlina
Levente Molnár, Don Giovanni
Ruben Drole, Leporello
Mauro Peter, Don Ottavio
Krzysztof Bączyk, Masetto
Wenwei Zhang, The Commendatore
Franck Evin, Lighting Designer
Chris Kondek, Video Artist
Jürg Hämmerli, Choirmaster / chorus director
Werner Hintze, Dramaturgy
Philharmonia Zürich
Zurich Opera Chorus
Mar 24, 26, 28, 30, 31, Apr 05

Janáček Theatre (Janáčkovo divadlo), Brno

Kaija Saariaho - L'amour de loin
New production
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Saariaho, L'Amour de loin
Marko Ivanović, Conductor
Jiří Heřman, Director
Tomáš Rusín, Set Designer
Zuzana Štefunková-Rusínová, Costume Designer
Pavla Vykopalová, Clémence
Veronika Hajnová Fialová, The Pilgrim
Roman Hoza, Jaufré
Mar 25, 27, 29, 31

Grieg Hall (Grieghallen), Bergen

Il turco in Italia
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Rossini, Il turco in Italia (The Turk in Italy)
Domingo Hindoyan, Conductor
Mark Lamos, Director
George Souglides, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Sylvia Schwartz, Fiorilla
Cecilia Molinari, Zaida
Guido Loconsolo, Selim
Giorgio Caoduro, Prosdocimo
Pietro Adaini, Don Narciso
Pietro Spagnoli, Don Geronio
Håkon Matti Skrede, Choirmaster / chorus director
Mar 28, 31, Apr 02 mat, Jun 22, 23

Theater Winterthur, Winterthur

Un Ballo (Jiří Kylián)
World Premiere (Benoît Favre)
World Premiere (Benoît Favre)
Michael Küster, Dramaturgy
Zurich Junior Ballet
Mar 29, 30, 31

Rudolfinum: Dvořák Hall, Prague

Ravel, Saint-Saëns, Roussel
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Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin: Suite
Saint-Saëns, Cello Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.33
Roussel, Symphony no. 3 in G minor, Op.42
Ravel, La Valse, for orchestra
Gautier Capuçon, Cello
Stéphane Denève, Conductor
Fri 31 Mar at 10:00

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: New Auditorium - RSNO Centre, Glasgow

Composers' Hub Workshop
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Fri 31 Mar at 13:00

Charlton House, London

Lunchtime Concert - Royal Greenwich Brass Band present "Classical Brass"
Shostakovich, Festive Overture in A major for orchestra, Op.96 (arr. Barrie Gott)
Suppe, Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna: overture (arr. Howard Lorriman)
Verdi, La forza del destino (The Force of Destiny): overture (arr. Frank Wright)
Royal Greenwich Brass Band
Stephen Maw, Conductor
Fri 31 Mar at 13:00

Regent Hall, London

Lunchtime Recital - Cordis String Quartet
Haydn, String Quartet no. 61 in D minor "Fifths," Op.76 no.2, Hob III:76
Brahms, String Quartet in A minor, Op.51 no.2
Cordis String Quartet
Roberts Balanas, Violin
Eriko Nagayama, Violin
Adria Trulls, Viola
Joel Siepmann, Cello
Fri 31 Mar at 13:15

St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London

Langlais, Howells, Eben, Bach, Gárdonyi, Widor
Langlais, Incantation pour un Jour Saint
Howells, De profundis, for organ
Eben, Sunday Music: Moto Ostinato
Bach, Fantasia and Fugue "Grand" in G Minor, BWV542
Gárdonyi, Mozart Changes
Widor, Organ Symphony no. 6 in G minor, Op.42 No.2 (Final)
Oliver Hancock, Organ
Fri 31 Mar at 15:00

Bunkyo Civic Hall, Tokyo

The Day of Orchestra
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Sibelius, Finlandia, symphonic poem for orchestra, Op.26
Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite
Shigeo Genda, Conductor
Svetlin Roussev, Violin
The Day of Orchestra Festival Orchestra
Fri 31 Mar at 19:00

University of Poznan: Auditorium, Poznań

Stars Of World Stages Genius’ Passion Wojciech Drabowicz In Memoriam Concert To Mark 10th Death Anniversary
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Bach, St Matthew Passion, BWV244
Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra
Regula Mühlemann, Soprano
Ingeborg Danz, Alto
Marcel Beekman, Tenor
Colin Balzer, Tenor
Christian Immler, Baritone
Raimund Nolte, Bass
RIAS Kammerchor
Reinhard Goebel, Conductor
Fri 31 Mar at 19:00

St George's Church, Bloomsbury, London

Palestrina, Surge, illuminare
Howells, In Youth is Pleasure
Mendelssohn, Psalm 43: Richte mich, Gott, Op.78 no.2
Whitacre, Hope, Faith, Life, Love
Skempton, Rise up, my love
Williams, Ave Verum Corpus Re-imagined
Mealor, She walks in beauty
Chilcott, The Runner
The Fourth Choir
Dominic Peckham, Conductor
Fri 31 Mar at 19:00

St John’s Church, Riga

Sacred Chants. Time before Easter.
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Buxtehude, Membra Jesu Nostri, BuxWV 75
Latvian Radio Choir
Lāsma Meldere Šestakova, Baroque Violin
Zane Grosa, Baroque Violin
Ainārs Paukšēns, Viola da Gamba
Jānis Pelše, Organ
Jurģis Klotiņš, Double Bass
Mārtiņš Garkevičs, Theorbo
Pēteris Vaickovskis, Conductor
Fri 31 Mar at 19:00

Annunziata Historic Building, Ravello

Mozart, piano four-hands II/2
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Mozart, 5 Variations in G, K501
Mozart, Sonata in D for Keyboard Four-Hands, K381 (K123a)
Mozart, Sonata for Piano Four hands in G major, K.357
Mozart, Sonata in C for Keyboard Four-Hands, K521
Mozart, Sonata in B flat for Keyboard Four-Hands, K358 (K186c)
Achille Giordano, Piano
Anna Valanzuolo, Piano
Fri 31 Mar at 19:00
London Handel Festival

St George's, Hanover Square, London

Music from the Courts of Europe
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Bach, Violin Concerto, BWV1045
Campra, L'Europe galante: suite
Handel, Water Music, HWV 348-50 (excerpts)
Telemann, Concerto for two horns TWV 52: F5
Lotti, Missa a tre cori
Southbank Sinfonia Baroque
Adrian Butterfield, Director
Vox Musica
Michael Berman, Conductor
Bethany Seymour, Soprano
Tom Verney, Countertenor
Julian Perkins, Harpsichord, Organ
Fri 31 Mar at 19:00

Latgale GORS, Rēzekne

Mozart's Overture and Beethoven's "Emperor Concerto"
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Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K492: overture
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C major, Op.15
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Nick van Bloss, Piano
Sinfonietta Rīga
Thomas Sanderling, Conductor
Fri 31 Mar at 19:30
Kian Soltani with VOCES8 and Hugo Ticciati: Svyati
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Baston, Ave Maria
Pärt, Nunc dimittis
Vasks, Plainscapes (for violin, cello & mixed choir)
Vasks, Grāmata čellam (The Book of Cello)
Levine, St Augustine Prayers: Magnus es, Domine
Mouton, Nesciens mater
Tavener, Svyati (for chorus a cappella and cello)
Kian Soltani, Cello
Hugo Ticciati, Violin
Voces8
Fri 31 Mar at 19:30

Brangwyn Hall, Swansea

Strauss R., Don Juan, symphonic poem, Op.20
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 21 in C major, K467
Beethoven, Symphony no. 6 in F major "Pastoral", Op.68
Jun Märkl, Conductor
Louis Schwizgebel, Piano
Fri 31 Mar at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Franz Liszt Music Academy: Great Hall, Budapest

Bertrand de Billy and the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
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Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
Haydn, Symphony no. 104 in D major "London"
Lausanne Chamber Orchestra
Bertrand de Billy, Conductor
Pascal Rogé, Piano
Fri 31 Mar at 19:30

Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape

Sullivan, Patience
Timothy Burke, Conductor
Liam Steel, Director
Florence de Maré, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Lauren Zolezzi, Patience
Aled Hall, Lieut The Duke of Dunstable
Valerie Reid, Lady Jane
Suzanne Fischer, Lady Saphir
Andrew Slater, Colonel Calverley
Ross Ramgobin, Archibald Grosvenor
Bradley Travis, Reginald Bunthorne
Fri 31 Mar at 19:30
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra with Vasily Petrenko and Tamsin Waley-Cohen
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Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Mahler, Symphony no. 5 in C sharp minor
Vasily Petrenko, Conductor
Tamsin Waley-Cohen, Violin
Fri 31 Mar at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

New York Philharmonic: Mahler 4
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Bartók, Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste, Sz 106
Mahler, Symphony no. 4 in G major
Alan Gilbert, Conductor
Christina Landshamer, Mezzo-soprano
Fri 31 Mar at 19:30

Hall for Cornwall, Truro

Elgar's Lament
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Beethoven, Egmont (overture and incidental music to Goethe's tragedy), Op.84
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Sibelius, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.43
Michael Seal, Conductor
Guy Johnston, Cello
Fri 31 Mar at 19:30

Kultur-Casino, Grosser Saal, Bern

Symphoniekonzert: Frühe Meisterwerke
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Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 1 in F sharp minor, Op.1
Bruckner, Symphony in D minor "Die Nullte", WAB 100
Mario Venzago, Conductor
Lise de la Salle, Piano
Bern Symphony Orchestra
Fri 31 Mar at 19:30

Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

RNCM Symphony Orchestra
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Schoenberg, Five Orchestral Pieces, Op.16
Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
Royal Northern College of Music Symphony Orchestra
Jac van Steen, Conductor
MaNOj Kamps, Conductor
Fri 31 Mar at 19:30

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Courtney Lewis conducts Beethoven
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Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K492: overture
Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op.67
Courtney Lewis, Conductor
Savitri Grier, Violin