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Dec 02, 14, 23

Komische Oper Berlin, Berlin

Pelléas et Mélisande
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Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande
Jordan De Souza, Conductor
Barrie Kosky, Director
Klaus Grünberg, Set Designer
Dinah Ehm, Costume Designer
Nadja Mchantaf, Mélisande
Dominik Köninger, Pelléas
Günter Papendell, Golaud
Jens Larsen, Arkel
Nadine Weissmann, Geneviève
Dec 02, 06, 13, 21, 30, 2018 Jan 07, 12, 20, 28, Feb 02
Bellini, Norma
Giancarlo Andretta, Conductor
Stéphane Braunschweig, Director, Set Designer
Thibault Vancraenenbroeck, Costume Designer
Katarina Karnéus, Norma
Ida Falk Winland, Adalgisa
Tomas Lind, Pollione
Karin Hammarlund, Clotilde
Daniel Ralphsson, Flavio
Anders Lorentzson, Oroveso
Göteborg Opera Orchestra
Nov 26 mat, Dec 02

Teatro sociale, Bergamo

Il borgomastro di Saardam
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Donizetti, Il borgomastro di Saardam
Roberto Rizzi-Brignoli, Conductor
Davide Ferrario, Director
Francesca Bocca, Set Designer
Giada Masi, Costume Designer
Giorgio Caoduro, The Tsar (Peter the Great)
Juan Francisco Gatell, Pietro Flimann
Andrea Concetti, Timoteo Spaccafronna
Irina Dubrovskaya, Marietta
Aya Wakizono, Carlotta
Pietro Di Bianco, Leforte
Dec 02, 2018 Apr, 08
Tannhäuser and the Singers' Contest at Wartburg
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Wagner, Tannhäuser
Michael Boder, Conductor
Donald Runnicles, Conductor
Kirsten Harms, Director
Bernd Damovsky, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Andreas Schager, Tannhäuser
Peter Seiffert, Tannhäuser
Markus Brück, Wolfram von Eschenbach
Emma Bell, Elisabeth, Venus
Ricarda Merbeth, Elisabeth, Venus
Albert Pesendorfer, Landgraf Hermann
Ante Jerkunica, Landgraf Hermann
Günther Groissböck, Landgraf Hermann
Gideon Poppe, Heinrich der Schreiber
Jörg Schörner, Heinrich der Schreiber
Clemens Bieber, Walther von der Vogelweide
Seth Carico, Biterolf
Noel Bouley, Biterolf
Andrew Harris, Reinmar von Zweter
Nicole Haslett, Shepherd Boy
Siobhan Stagg, Shepherd Boy
Berlin Deutsche Opera Orchestra
Berlin Deutsche Opera Chorus
Nov 29, Dec 02 mat, 05, 08, 11, 14, 27, 2018 Jan 02, 04, 18, 31, Feb 03 mat
La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
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Rossini, La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
Royal Swedish Opera
Lindy Hume, Director
Dan Potra, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Marianne Hellgren Staykov, Clorinda
Johanna Rudström, Angelina (Cinderella)
Ole Aleksander Bang, Don Ramiro
Jens Persson, Dandini, valet to Ramiro
Markus Schwartz, Alidoro
John Erik Eleby, Don Magnifico
Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra
Royal Swedish Opera Chorus
Dec 01, 02 mat

Kitara Concert Hall, Sapporo

SSO The 605th Subscription Concert
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Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248 (Cantata Nos.1, 2, 5 and 6)
Sapporo Symphony Orchestra
Max Pommer, Conductor
Michiko Hariu, Soprano
Akiko Tomioka, Mezzo-soprano
Makoto Sakurada, Tenor
Kazunori Kubo, Bass
Sapporo Symphony Chorus
Nov 29, Dec 02, 05, 08

Nationaltheater, Munich

Andrea Chénier
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Giordano, Andrea Chénier
Marco Armiliato, Conductor
Philipp Stölzl, Director
Heike Vollmer, Set Designer
Anke Winckler, Costume Designer
Jonas Kaufmann, Andrea Chénier
George Petean, Carlo Gérard
Anja Harteros, Maddalena de Coigny
Helena Zubanovich, La comtesse de Coigny
Rachael Wilson, Bersi
Johannes Kammler, Pietro Fléville
Tim Kuypers, Mathieu
Ulrich Reß, The Abbé
Kevin Conners, L'Incredible
Andrea Borghini, Roucher
Callum Thorpe, Schmidt
Larissa Diadkova, Madelon
Christian Rieger, Fouquier-Tinville
Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper
Dec 02, 03, 06, 07, 08, 10 mat, 13, 16 mat, eve, 17 mat, 21, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve, 24 mat, 25 mat, 26 mat, eve, 28 mat, eve, 30 mat, eve, 31 mat, eve

Erkel Színház (Erkel Theatre), Budapest

The Nutcracker
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The Nutcracker (Tamás Solymosi, Wayne Eagling)
Hungarian National Ballet
Kálmán Szennai, Conductor
Imre Kollár, Conductor
András Déri, Conductor
Péter Halász, Conductor
Dec 01, 02 mat

Berwaldhallen, Stockholm

Allan Pettersson & Robert Schumann
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Schumann, Cello concerto in A minor, Op.129
Pettersson, Symphony no. 7
Daniel Harding, Conductor
Maximilian Hornung, Cello
Dec 01, 02

Hong Kong Cultural Centre: Concert Hall, Hong Kong

The Oboe Delights
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Beethoven, Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op.60
Ruzicka, Aulodie for Oboe and Orchestra
Mozart, The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte), K620: Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön (arr. for oboe)
Mozart, The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte), K620: Ach! Ich fühl’s (arr. for oboe)
Mozart, The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte), K620: Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen (arr. for oboe)
Mozart, The Magic Flute, K620: Der Hölle Rache (arr. for oboe)
Strauss R., Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op.28
Peter Ruzicka, Conductor
François Leleux, Oboe
Dec 01, 02

Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid

Ciclo Sinfónico: El testamento de Bartók
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Bartók, Sonata for two pianos and percussion, Sz.110
Orff, Carmina Burana
Juanjo Mena, Conductor
Luis del Valle, Piano
Victor del Valle, Piano
Jane Archibald, Soprano
Juan A. Sanabria, Tenor
Adrian Eröd, Baritone
Pequeños Cantores de la Comunidad de Madrid
Nov 30, Dec 02, 03 mat, 06, 08, 10 mat, 14, 16 mat, 17 mat

Wortham Theater Center: Houston Grand Opera, Houston

The House without a Christmas Tree
World première
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Gordon, The House without a Christmas Tree
Bradley Moore, Conductor
James Robinson, Director
Allen Moyer, Set Designer
James Schuette, Costume Designer
Lauren Snouffer, Adelaide "Addie" Mills
Daniel Belcher, James "Dad" Addison Mills III
Patricia Schuman, Grandma Mills
Heidi Stober, Miss Thompson, Helen Mills, Adelaide Mills
Christopher Akerlind, Lighting Designer
Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
Houston Grand Opera Juvenile Chorus
Dec 02, 03, 05

Opéra de Dijon, Dijon

Le Ballet royal de la nuit
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Various, Le Ballet royal de la nuit
Ensemble Correspondances
Sébastien Daucé, Conductor
Francesca Lattuada, Choreography
Violaine Le Chenadec, Soprano
Caroline Weynants, Soprano
Caroline Meng, Soprano
Caroline Dangin-Bardot, Soprano
Judith Fa, Soprano
Lucile Richardot, Mezzo-soprano
Deborah Cachet, Soprano
David Tricou, Tenor
Davy Cornillot, Tenor
Etienne Bazola, Baritone
Renaud Brès, Bass
Nicolas Brooymans, Bass
Dec 02, 03 mat

NHK Hall, Tokyo

The 80th Anniversary of Ravel's Death
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Ravel, Menuet antique
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin: Suite
Ravel, Piano Concerto in D major for the left hand
Ravel, Miroirs: Alborada del gracioso
Ravel, Rapsodie espagnole
Ravel, Boléro
Charles Dutoit, Conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Nov 27, 29, Dec 01, 02

Royal College of Music: Britten Theatre, London

The Cunning Little Vixen
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Janáček, The Cunning Little Vixen (Sung in English)
RCM International Opera School
Michael Rosewell, Conductor
Daniel Slater, Director
Hannah Wolfe, Costume Designer
Kieran Rayner, Forester
Harry Thatcher, Forester
Harriet Eyley, Bystrouška
Julieth Lozano Rolong, Bystrouška
Ida Ränzlöv, Zlatohřbítek
Nardus Williams, Zlatohřbítek
Beth Moxon, Lapák
Lauren Morris, Lapák
Timothy Edlin, Badger
Richard Pinkstone, Mosquito
Thomas Erlank, Mosquito
Josephine Goddard, Forester’s wife
Christopher Andreas Adolph, Harašta
Daniel D'Souza, Harašta
Joel Williams, Pásek
Katy Thomson, Mrs Paškova
Nov 27, 30, Dec 02

Staatsoper, Vienna

Donizetti, Don Pasquale
Vienna State Opera
Evelino Pidò, Conductor
Irina Brook, Director
Nöelle Ginefri-Corbel, Set Designer
Sylvie Martin-Hyszka, Costume Designer
Alessandro Corbelli, Don Pasquale
Anna Aglatova, Norina
TBC, Norina
Pietro Spagnoli, Dr Malatesta
Maxim Mironov, Ernesto
Concert Association Vienna State Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
Arnaud Jung, Lighting Designer
Martin Buczko, Choreography
Nov 28, Dec 02, 04, 07, 10, 12, 15

Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona

Tristan and Isolde
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Wagner, Tristan and Isolde
Josep Pons, Conductor
Àlex Ollé, Director
Alfons Flores, Set Designer
Josep Abril, Costume Designer
Iréne Theorin, Isolde
Stefan Vinke, Tristan
Albert Dohmen, King Marke
Dame Sarah Connolly, Brangäne
Francisco Vas, Melot
Jorge Rodríguez-Norton, Young seaman
Greer Grimsley, Kurwenal
Cor del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Orquestra Simfònica del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Nov 29, 30 mat, eve, Dec 01, 02 mat, eve

Mayflower, Southampton

ENB: The Nutcracker
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The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov)
Dec 02, 03 mat

Kursaal Bern, Bern

5. Symphoniekonzert: Alina Pogostkina | Mozart
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Mozart, Symphony no. 38 in D major, "Prague", K504
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 4 in D major, K218
Zemlinsky, Die Seejungfrau (The Mermaid), symphonic fantasia after H. C. Andersen
Mario Venzago, Conductor
Alina Pogostkina, Violin
Bern Symphony Orchestra
Dec 01, 02, 03 mat

Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Hilary Hahn plays Bernstein
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Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 3 in A minor, Op.44
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Conductor
Hilary Hahn, Violin
Dec 02, 2018 Jan 26

Opernhaus, Leipzig

Puccini, Tosca
Michiel Dijkema, Director, Set Designer
Claudia Damm, Costume Designer
Karine Babajanyan, Floria Tosca
Xavier Moreno, Mario Cavaradossi
Tuomas Pursio, Baron Scarpia
Randall Jakobsh, Cesare Angelotti
Dan Karlström, Spoletta
Sejong Chang, Sciarrone
Jürgen Kurth, Sacristan
Klaus Bernewitz, A jailer
Frank Wernstedt, A jailer
Leipzig Opera Chorus
Kinderchor der Oper Leipzig
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Dec 01, 02

New Theatre, Oxford

Die Fledermaus
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Strauss II, Die Fledermaus
James Southall, Conductor
John Copley, Director
Judith Howarth, Rosalinde
Mark Stone, Gabriel von Eisenstein
Ben McAteer, Dr Falke
Rhian Lois, Adele
Anna Harvey, Prince Orlofsky
Paul Charles Clarke, Alfred
James Cleverton, Frank
Joe Roche, Dr Blind
Angharad Morgan, Ida
Steve Speirs, Frosch
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
Sarah Crisp, Revival Director
Dec 02, 16, 2018 Jan 20, Mar 03, Apr 14, 28, Jun 23

Kursaal Bern, Bern

Late night concert
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Programme to be announced
Bern Symphony Orchestra
Nov 26, 29, Dec 02, 05

Teatro de la Maestranza, Seville

La Fille du régiment
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Donizetti, La Fille du régiment
Santiago Serrate, Conductor
Laurent Pelly, Director
Chantal Thomas, Set Designer
Pretty Yende, Marie
Marina Pinchuk, Marquise de Birkenfeld
John Osborn, Tonio
Carlos Daza, Hortensius
David Lagares, Sulpice
Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla
Coro de la Asociación de Amigos del Teatro de la Maestranza
Nov 25, Dec 01, 02, 07

Opernhaus, Zürich

Gods and Dogs
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In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated (William Forsythe)
Gods and Dogs (Jiří Kylián)
Minus 16 (Ohad Naharin)
Dec 02, 05, 07, 09

Opernhaus: Studiobühne, Zürich

Der Traum von dir
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Dayer, Der Traum von dir
Michael Richter, Conductor
Nina Russi, Director
Jeannette Seiler, Costume Designer
Sat 2 Dec at 13:30 and 17:00

Symphony Hall, Osaka

The 99th Famous Classics Program Concert
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Ravel, Mother Goose Suite (Ma Mère l'Oye)
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Osaka Symphony Orchestra
Paul Murphy, Conductor
Nov 29, Dec 02

Theatre Royal, Plymouth, Plymouth

Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
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Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Glyndebourne on Tour
Ben Gernon, Conductor
Annabel Arden, Director
Tobias Greenhalgh, Figaro
Laura Verrecchia, Rosina
Jack Swanson, Count Almaviva
Marco Filippo Romano, Dr. Bartolo
Anatoli Sivko, Don Basilio
Janis Kelly, Berta
Glyndebourne Tour Orchestra
Glyndebourne Chorus
Sat 2 Dec at 11:00

Philharmonie 2: Salle des concerts, Paris

Au pays du caribou
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Bertrand, La Chasse-Galerie (création française)
Richardson, Le Chandail de Hockey (création française)
Andrei Feher, Conductor
Kids event
Sat 2 Dec at 13:00

The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York City

Leonard Bernstein Marathon
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Works by Bernstein
Michael Barrett, Tenor
Lara Downes, Piano
Sat 2 Dec at 13:00

Elebash Recital Hall, New York City

The Passion of Leonard Bernstein
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Works by Bernstein
Steven Blier, Director
Michael Barrett, Tenor
Sat 2 Dec at 14:00

Hyogo Performing Arts Center, Nishinomiya

Vienna Symphony in Japan
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Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Philippe Jordan, Conductor
Daishin Kashimoto, Violin
Sat 2 Dec at 14:00

Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Tokyo

Saturday Matinée Series No. 201
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Bernstein, Candide: overture
Turnage, Concerto for Drum set and orchestra (Japan Première)
Gershwin, An American in Paris
Ravel, Boléro
Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra
Diego Matheuz, Conductor
Peter Erskine, Percussion
Sat 2 Dec at 14:00

Minato Mirai Hall, Yokohama

Subscription Concert
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Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, symphonic suite, Op.35
Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra
Kentaro Kawase, Conductor
Sat 2 Dec at 14:15
ZTR Zaterdagmatinee: Wigglesworth conducts
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Knussen, Flourish with Fireworks, Op.22
Wigglesworth, Locke's Theatre
Birtwistle, Night's Black Bird, for orchestra
Wigglesworth, Violin Concerto
Janáček, Sinfonietta, Op.60
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic
Ryan Wigglesworth, Conductor
Barnabás Kelemen, Violin
Sat 2 Dec at 15:00

Engelbrekts Church, Stockholm

Det är en ros utsprungen
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Vardapet, Miserere
Palestrina, Alma Redemptoris Mater
Močnik, Alma Redemptoris Mater
Vardapet, Ararich Luso
Gallus, ecce, Domino, veniet
Vardapet, Amen hayr surp
Hawley, Flos ut rosa floruit
Gallus, Laetamini cum Jerusalem
Vardapet, Sanctus
Sandstrom, Det är en ros utsprungen
Silvestrov, Ur four liturgical songs
Silvestrov, Ave Maria
Swedish Radio Choir
Martina Batic, Conductor
Sat 2 Dec at 16:00

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Family Christmas concert with audience carols | London Musical Arts Ensemble
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Kids event
Sat 2 Dec at 16:00
Neuwirth, Settori
Debussy, String Quartet in G minor, Op.10
Kabalevsky, String Quartet no. 2 in G minor, Op.44
Stenhammar Quartet
Sat 2 Dec at 18:00
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra Subscription Concert No. 656
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Ligeti, Horn Concerto "Hamburgisches Konzert"
Schumann, Konzertstück for four horns and orchestra, Op.86
Beethoven, Symphony no. 3 in E flat major "Eroica", Op.55
Jonathan Nott, Conductor
German HornSound, French horn
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
Sat 2 Dec at 18:30

Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona

Gershwin to Guinovart
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Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F major
Guinovart, Mar i cel: suite
Guinovart, Gaudí: suite
Guinovart, Scaramouche: suite
Guinovart, I Love Rhythm, para piano y orquesta
Sat 2 Dec at 19:00

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The Hallé - Handel's Messiah
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Handel, Messiah
Hallé Choir
John Butt, Conductor
Mhairi Lawson, Soprano
Anna Stéphany, Mezzo-soprano
Thomas Walker, Tenor
Robert Davies, Baritone
Sat 2 Dec at 19:30

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Oundjian conducts Brahms' Requiem
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Fauré, Pavane in F sharp minor, Op.50
Dvořák, Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem - A German Requiem, Op.45
Peter Oundjian, Conductor
Augustin Hadelich, Violin
Sarah-Jane Brandon, Soprano
Roderick Williams, Baritone
RSNO Chorus
Sat 2 Dec at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Britten Sinfonia and King’s College Choir: Chichester Psalms
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Richards, New Work (world premiere)
Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Vaughan Williams, Dona nobis pacem
Ailish Tynan, Soprano
Neal Davies, Bass
Stephen Cleobury, Conductor
Jacqueline Shave, Leader
Britten Sinfonia
Sat 2 Dec at 19:30

St Mary's Church (Reigate), Reigate

The Lark Ascending | English Arts Orchestra and English Arts Chorale
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Vaughan Williams, The Lark Ascending
Barber, Adagio for strings, Op.11
Lauridsen, Lux aeterna
Finzi, In Terra Pax
Britten, Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, song cycle, Op.31
Olive, Magnificat
English Arts Orchestra
Savitri Grier, Violin
Greg Tassell, Tenor
Ben Goldscheider, French horn
English Arts Chorale
Leslie Olive, Conductor
Sat 2 Dec at 19:30

St Peter's Collegiate Church, Wolverhampton

Christmas Music by Candlelight
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Ex Cathedra
Jeffrey Skidmore, Conductor
Alexander Mason, Organ
Lucy Wakeford, Harp
Sat 2 Dec at 19:30

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Christmas concert with audience carols | London Musical Arts Ensemble
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Traditional, Away in a Manger
Handel, Water Music, HWV 348-50
Handel, Royal Fireworks Music, HWV 351 (Overture)
Vivaldi, The Four Seasons: Concerto in F minor "L'Inverno (Winter)", RV 297, Op.8 no.4
Traditional, The First Nowell
Handel, Messiah (Overture and Pastoral Symphony)
Traditional, Silent Night
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Bach, Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D major, BWV1068
Traditional, O Come, All ye Faithful
London Musical Arts Ensemble
John Landor, Director
Sat 2 Dec at 19:30
Modern Mystics: The Protecting Veil
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Tavener, The Protecting Veil (Featuring Living Programme Notes)
Tavener, The Protecting Veil
City of London Sinfonia
Matthew Barley, Cello
Alexandra Wood, Violin
Sat 2 Dec at 19:30

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

First Ladies of Swing: Ella, Lena and More
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Clare Teal
Guy Barker, Trumpet
Sat 2 Dec at 19:30

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Romeo and Juliet
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Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.23
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: excerpts
Krzysztof Urbański, Conductor
Simon Trpčeski, Piano
Sat 2 Dec at 20:00

Holy Trinity Church, Claygate

Oxshott & Cobham Music Society - Ensemble Mirage
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Finzi, Five Bagatelles, Op.23
Dohnányi, Piano Quintet no. 2 in E flat minor, Op.26
Prokofiev, Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op.34
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Ensemble Mirage