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Wed 24 Apr at 19:30

Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid

© Keith Saunders
El concierto para violín de Chaikovski por Esther Yoo y la Philharmonia en Ibermúsica
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Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor
Esther Yoo, Violin
Thu 25 Apr at 19:30

Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid

© Nikolaj Lund
Un delicioso viaje musical con la Philharmonia en Ibermúsica
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Mendelssohn, Overture, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op.27
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 21 in C major, K467
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor
Elena Bashkirova, Piano
Fri 26 Apr at 19:30
Walton, Crown Imperial
Delius, Walk to the Paradise Garden
Parry, Blest Pair of Sirens
Butterworth, The Banks of Green Willow
Elgar, Enigma Variations: Nimrod
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Worthy is the Lamb
Handel, Zadok the priest; Coronation Anthem No. 1, HWV 258
Elgar, Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 in G Major, Op.39
Rutter, The Lord is my Shepherd
Holst, The Planets, Op.32: no. 4 "Jupiter"
Monk, Abide with me
Vaughan Williams, The Lark Ascending
Parry, I was glad
Parry, Jerusalem
Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor
Thomas Gould, Violin
Alan Titchmarsh, Presenter
City of London Choir
Sat 27 Apr at 19:30
© Keith Saunders
Philharmonia Orchestra with Vladimir Ashkenazy and Daniel Kharitonov, piano
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Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 1 in F sharp minor, Op.1
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor
Daniel Kharitonov, Piano
Sun 28 Apr at 19:30
© Marco Borggreve
Ashkenazy conducts Shostakovich 10
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Glinka, Ruslan and Lyudmila: overture
Glazunov, Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.82
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor
Esther Yoo, Violin
Mon 29 Apr at 19:30

Bedford Corn Exchange, Bedford

© Keith Saunders
Ashkenazy conducts Elgar
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Glinka, Ruslan and Lyudmila: overture
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor
Esther Yoo, Violin
Fri 3 May at 19:45

Anvil, Basingstoke, Basingstoke

Philharmonia Orchestra: The Anvil 25th Birthday Gala
Philharmonia Orchestra: The Anvil 25th Birthday Gala
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Fernando, New work (world premiere)
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Brabbins, Here and There
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Cello
Martyn Brabbins, Conductor
Tue 7 May at 19:30
Cecilia McDowall & Vaughan Williams
World première
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Vaughan Williams, 5 Mystical Songs
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
McDowall, Da Vinci Requiem
Neil Ferris, Conductor
Martin James Bartlett, Piano
Kate Royal, Soprano
Roderick Williams, Baritone
Wimbledon Choral Society
Thu 9 May at 19:30

Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, Canterbury

© Henry Fair
Rebels & Romantics
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Beethoven, Egmont, Op.84: Overture
Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Paavo Järvi, Conductor
Viktoria Mullova, Violin
Fri 10 May at 19:30
Glinka, Ruslan and Lyudmila: overture
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Orff, Carmina Burana
Federico Colli, Piano
Louise Alder, Soprano
Anthony Gregory, Tenor
Nicholas Lester, Baritone
London Philharmonic Choir
City of Birmingham Choir
Trinity Boys Choir
Andrew Nethsingha, Conductor
Sat 11 May at 19:30
© Henry Fair
Paavo Järvi and Viktoria Mullova
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Beethoven, Egmont, Op.84: Overture
Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Paavo Järvi, Conductor
Viktoria Mullova, Violin
Sun 12 May at 15:00

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

© Henry Fair
Paavo Järvi and Viktoria Mullova
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Beethoven, Egmont, Op.84: Overture
Pärt, Fratres
Pärt, Passacaglia
Sibelius, Serenade in G minor for violin and orchestra, Op.69. No.2
Sibelius, Humoresque no. 2 in D Major, Op.87 no.2
Sibelius, Humoresque no. 5 in E flat major, Op.89 no. 3
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Paavo Järvi, Conductor
Viktoria Mullova, Violin
Mon 13 May at 20:00

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris

Philharmonia Orchestra
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Beethoven, Egmont, Op.84: Overture
Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Paavo Järvi, Conductor
Vadim Repin, Violin
Thu 16 May at 18:00
© Marina Vidor
Philharmonia Chamber Players: Schubert & Mendelssohn
Schubert, String Quartet in C minor "Quartettsatz" D.703
Mendelssohn, String Quartet no. 6 in F minor, Op.80
Thu 16 May at 19:30
© Petra Klackova
Hrůša conducts Schubert and Brahms
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Schubert, Symphony no. 8 in B minor "Unfinished", D.759
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Brahms, Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90
Jakub Hrůša, Conductor
Karen Gomyo, Violin
Tue 28 May at 19:30
Verdi, Messa da Requiem
Barts Choir
Ivor Setterfield, Conductor
Anna Patalong, Soprano
Marta Fontanals-Simmons, Mezzo-soprano
David Butt Philip, Tenor
Ashley Riches, Baritone
May 29, 31, Jun 06, 08, 11, 15, 20, 23, 30

Garsington Opera, High Wycombe

The Bartered Bride
New production
Smetana, The Bartered Bride
Garsington Opera Company
Jac van Steen, Conductor
Paul Curran, Director
Kevin Knight, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Natalya Romaniw, Mařenka
Brenden Gunnell, Jeník
Joshua Bloom, Kecal
Stuart Jackson, Vašek
Peter Savidge, Krušina
Marie McLaughlin, Ludmila
Brian Bannatyne-Scott, Micha
Anne-Marie Owens, Háta
Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts, The Ringmaster
Garsington Opera Chorus
Thu 30 May at 19:30
© Camilla Greenwell
Rouvali conducts Stravinsky
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Adams, The Chairman Dances
Stravinsky, Violin Concerto in D major
Stravinsky, Petrushka Suite (1947 version)
Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor
Pekka Kuusisto, Violin
Sat 1 Jun at 19:30

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

© Simon Fowler
Tchaikovsky and Bruch
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Mendelssohn, Hebrides Overture "Fingal's Cave", Op.26
Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.26
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 4 in F minor, Op.36
Pablo Heras-Casado, Conductor
Nicola Benedetti, Violin
Sun 2 Jun at 18:00
© Camilla Greenwell
Music of Today: Composers' Academy
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Lin, New work (World première)
Woolf, New work (World première)
Ashby, New work (World première)
Geoffrey Paterson, Conductor
Sun 2 Jun at 19:30
Mendelssohn, Hebrides Overture "Fingal's Cave", Op.26
Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.26
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 4 in F minor, Op.36
Pablo Heras-Casado, Conductor
Nicola Benedetti, Violin
Sun 9 Jun at 19:30
Programme to include:
Works by Weill
Works by Eisler
Works by Krenek
Hindemith, Hin und zurück (There and Back)
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Audra McDonald, Soprano
Thu 13 Jun at 18:00
© Kaupo Kikkas
Music of Today: New Music for old Movies
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Smolka, Hats in the Sky
Smolka, En tractant
Titus Engel, Conductor
Thu 13 Jun at 19:30
Weimar Berlin: Metropolis Live Screening
Weimar Berlin: Metropolis Live Screening
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Huppertz, Metropolis (arr. Strobel)
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Fri 14 Jun at 19:30

Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, Canterbury

© Marco Borggreve
Great British Classics
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Elgar, Introduction and Allegro for strings, Op.47
MacMillan, Percussion Concerto no. 2
MacCunn, Land of the Mountains and the Flood
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Martyn Brabbins, Conductor
Colin Currie, Percussion
Jul 06, 09, 11, 15

Grand Théâtre de Provence, Aix-en-Provence

Grandeur et décadence de la ville de Mahagonny
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Weill, Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Ivo van Hove, Director
An D'Huys, Costume Designer
Karita Mattila, Leokadia Begbick
Alan Oke, Fatty
Sir Willard White, Trinity Moses
Annette Dasch, Jenny Smith
Nikolai Schukoff, Jimmy Mahoney
Thomas Oliemans, Billy
Sean Panikkar, Jacky O'Brien, Tobby Higgins
Peixin Chen, Joe
Choeur de Pygmalion
Wed 10 Jul at 20:00

Grand Théâtre de Provence, Aix-en-Provence

Philharmonia Orchestra – Sibelius Salonen Stravinsky
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Sibelius, The Oceanides symphonic poem for orchestra, (Aallottaret) Op.73
Salonen, Cello Concerto (création française)
Stravinsky, L'Oiseau de Feu
Truls Mørk, Cello
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Sun 14 Jul at 18:00

Grand Théâtre de Provence, Aix-en-Provence

Metropolis de Fritz Lang – ciné-concert
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Huppertz, Metropolis
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Sat 10 Aug at 19:30
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 31: Brahms, Bruckner & Strauss
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Brahms, Variations on the St Anthony Chorale
Strauss R., Four Songs, Op. 27
Bruckner, Symphony No. 4 in E flat major, ‘Romantic’ (1878–80 version, ed. Nowak)
Lise Davidsen, Soprano
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Mon 23 Sep at 19:30
© Annick Ramp
Weimar Berlin: To the Cabaret!
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Programme to include:
Weill, Songs
Holländer, Songs
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Dagmar Manzel, Soprano
Thu 26 Sep at 19:30
© Giorgia Bertazzi
Weimar Berlin: Angels and Demons
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Hindemith, Ragtime
Bach, Two Chorale Preludes (arr. Schoenberg)
Berg, Violin Concerto "To the Memory of an Angel"
Hindemith, Mathis der Maler Symphony
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, Violin
Sun 29 Sep at 19:30
© Camilla Greenwell
Weimar Berlin: The Party's Over
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Busoni, 2 Studies for Doktor Faust
Weill, Concerto for Violin and Wind Instruments, Op.12
Berg, Lulu: suite
Hindemith, Das Nusch-Nuschi (Dances)
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, Violin
Rebecca Nelsen, Soprano
Sun 13 Oct at 15:00
© Sammy Hart
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
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Schumann, Manfred Overture, Op.115
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Clemens Schuldt, Conductor
Augustin Hadelich, Violin
Sun 20 Oct at 15:00
© Marco Borggreve
Karl-Heinz Steffens: Mendelssohn & Mozart
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Brahms, Academic Festival Overture for large orchestra, Op.80
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 27 in B flat major, K595
Mendelssohn, String Symphony no. 3 in E minor
Karl-Heinz Steffens, Conductor
Tamara Stefanovich, Piano
Thu 24 Oct at 19:30
© Marco Borggreve
At the Water's Edge: Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich & Britten
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Britten, Peter Grimes, Op.33a: Four Sea Interludes
Shostakovich, Cello Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op.107
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 2 in C minor "Little Russian", Op.17
Elim Chan, Conductor
Sol Gabetta, Cello
Thu 31 Oct at 19:30

Bedford Corn Exchange, Bedford

Santtu-Matias Rouvali: Swan Lake
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Sibelius, Lemminkäinen's Return, Op.22 no.4
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 1 in F sharp minor, Op.1
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: excerpts
Nikolai Lugansky, Piano
Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor
Sun 3 Nov at 15:00
© Marco Borggreve
Rouvali conducts Swan Lake
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Stravinsky, Feu d'artifice (Fireworks), Op.4
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 1 in F sharp minor, Op.1
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: excerpts
Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor
Nikolai Lugansky, Piano
Thu 7 Nov at 19:00
© Beth Walsh
Henry V: Live Screening
Walton, Film music from Henry V (Live Screening)
Frank Strobel, Conductor
Crouch End Festival Chorus
Tue 12 Nov at 19:30

Bedford Corn Exchange, Bedford

Pablo Heras-Casado: Poems & Paintings
Pablo Heras-Casado: Poems & Paintings
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Boulanger, D'un soir triste
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Boulanger, D'un matin de printemps
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 4 in A major "The Italian", Op.90
Pablo Heras-Casado, Conductor
Thu 14 Nov at 19:30
© Marco Borggreve
Pablo Heras-Casado: Debussy and Ravel
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Ravel, Rapsodie espagnole
Ravel, Piano Concerto in D major for the left hand
Boulanger, D'un soir triste
Debussy, Images, for orchestra
Pablo Heras-Casado, Conductor
Denis Kozhukhin, Piano
Thu 21 Nov at 19:30
© Julien Mignot
Herreweghe conducts Beethoven & Schubert
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Beethoven, The Creatures of Prometheus, Op.43: Overture
Beethoven, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.61
Schubert, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, D.485
Philippe Herreweghe, Conductor
Thomas Zehetmair, Violin
Thu 28 Nov at 18:00
© Anthony Barlich
Music of Today: Augusta Read Thomas
Thomas, Selene Octet (Moon Chariot Rituals) (UK première)
Thomas, Of Being is a Bird (Emily Dickinson settings)
Claire Booth, Soprano
Thu 28 Nov at 19:30
© Keith Saunders
Ashkenazy conducts the New World symphony
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Grieg, Holberg Suite, Op.40
Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor
Sayaka Shoji, Violin
Sun 8 Dec at 15:00
© Camilla Greenwell
Jakub Hrůša conducts Mozart and Beethoven
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Strauss R., Don Juan, Op.20
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 22 in E flat, K482
Beethoven, Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op.60
Jakub Hrůša, Conductor
Martin Helmchen, Piano
Thu 12 Dec at 19:30
Handel, Messiah
Brian Wright, Conductor
Julia Doyle, Soprano
Renata Pokupić, Mezzo-soprano
Benjamin Hulett, Tenor
David Shipley, Bass
Goldsmiths Choral Union
Highgate Choral Society
Choir of the English Concert
Sun 15 Dec at 15:00
Adam, O Holy Night
Darke, In the Bleak Midwinter
Rutter, Twelve days of Christmas
Schubert, Ave Maria (originally Ellens Gesang III), D.839
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248 (Opening chorus)
Traditional, O Little Town of Bethlehem
Traditional, O Come, All ye Faithful
Traditional, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Traditional, While shepherds watched their flocks by night
Traditional, The First Nowell
Traditional, Good King Wenceslas
David Hill, Conductor
Mary Bevan, Soprano
The Bach Choir
Thu 16 Jan 2020 at 19:30
Weber, Der Freischütz: overture
Turnage, Horn Concerto (world première)
Britten, Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, song cycle, Op.31
Strauss R., Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks), Op.28
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Richard Watkins, French horn
Allan Clayton, Tenor
Sun 19 Jan 2020 at 19:30
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 6 in E minor
Strauss R., Concerto for oboe and small orchestra in D major
Stravinsky, Symphony in Three Movements
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Tom Blomfield, Oboe
Sun 9 Feb 2020 at 15:00
© Camilla Greenwell
Rouvali conducts Russian Classics
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Borodin, Prince Igor: overture
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Prokofiev, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, Op.100
Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor
Behzod Abduraimov, Piano
Thu 13 Feb 2020 at 19:30
© Marco Borggreve
Shani conducts Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet
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Prokofiev, War and Peace, Op.91: overture
Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini in A minor for piano and orchestra, Op.43
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: excerpts
Lahav Shani, Conductor
Kirill Gerstein, Piano