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Tue 14 Aug at 20:30

Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria: Sala Argenta, Santander

Mahler
Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Wed 15 Aug at 20:30

Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria: Sala Argenta, Santander

Dvořák, Ravel, Janáček
Dvořák, 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72
Ravel, Ma mère l'Oye
Janáček, Sinfonietta, Op.60
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sat 18 Aug at 19:30
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 48: Sir Simon Rattle conducts L’enfant et les Sortileges
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Ravel, Mother Goose (Ma mère l'Oye)
Ravel, Shéhérazade
Ravel, L'Enfant et les sortilèges
Elizabeth Watts, Bat, Owl, Shepherdess
Jane Archibald, Fire, Nightingale, Princess
Anna Stéphany, Cat (female), China Cup, Squirrel, Chair
Patricia Bardon, Dragonfly, Mother, Shepherd
David Shipley, The armchair, Tree
Magdalena Kožená, The Child
Sunnyboy Dladla, Little old man, Tree frog, Wedgwood teapot
Gavan Ring, Cat (male), Clock
London Symphony Chorus
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Mon 20 Aug at 20:00
Salzburg Festival

Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg

London Symphony Orchestra 1
Guest Orchestras
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Bernstein, Symphony no. 2, "The Age of Anxiety"
Dvořák, 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72
Janáček, Sinfonietta, Op.60
Krystian Zimerman, Piano
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Tue 21 Aug at 21:00
Salzburg Festival

Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg

London Symphony Orchestra 2
Guest Orchestras
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Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Fri 24 Aug at 19:30

Ely Cathedral, Ely

Leonard Bernstein at 100 with Mahler's Resurrection Symphony at Ely Cathedral
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Mahler, Symphony no. 2 in C minor 'Resurrection'
Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Leonard Bernstein, Conductor
Sat 25 Aug at 19:30
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 57: John Wilson conducts Bernstein On the Town
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Bernstein, On the Town (concert performance)
John Wilson, Conductor
Martin Duncan, Director
Nathaniel Hackmann, Gabey
Louise Dearman, Hildy
Sun 9 Sep at 18:30
Lucerne Festival

Culture and Congress Centre: Concert Hall, Lucerne

Stockhausen, Gruppen
Lucerne Festival Academy
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Matthias Pintscher, Conductor
Duncan Ward, Conductor
Sun 9 Sep at 19:30
Lucerne Festival

Culture and Congress Centre: Concert Hall, Lucerne

Messiaen, Nono
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Messiaen, Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum, for orchestra
Nono, No hay caminos, hay que caminar
Lucerne Festival Academy
Matthias Pintscher, Conductor
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sun 9 Sep at 21:00
Lucerne Festival

Culture and Congress Centre: Concert Hall, Lucerne

Stockhausen, Gruppen
Lucerne Festival Academy
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Matthias Pintscher, Conductor
Duncan Ward, Conductor
Mon 10 Sep at 19:30
Lucerne Festival

Culture and Congress Centre: Concert Hall, Lucerne

London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
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Ravel, Mother Goose (Ma mère l'Oye)
Ravel, Shéhérazade
Ravel, L'Enfant et les sortilèges
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Magdalena Kožená, The Child
Jane Archibald, Princess, Fire, Nightingale
Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Mother, Dragonfly
Anna Stéphany, China Cup, Cat (female), Squirrel, The armchair
Elizabeth Watts, Shepherdess, Owl, Bat
David Shipley, Chair, Tree
Sunnyboy Dladla, Wedgwood teapot, Little old man, Tree frog
Gavan Ring, Clock, Cat (male)
London Symphony Chorus
Tue 11 Sep at 19:30
Lucerne Festival

Culture and Congress Centre: Concert Hall, Lucerne

London Symphony Orchestra
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Bernstein, Symphony no. 2, "The Age of Anxiety"
Dvořák, 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72
Janáček, Sinfonietta, Op.60
Krystian Zimerman, Piano
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sun 16 Sep at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

New Music Britain
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Birtwistle, Fanfare (*)
Holst, Egdon Heath, homage to Hardy, Op.47
Turnage, Dispelling the Fears, for two trumpets and orchestra
Britten, Spring Symphony for soloists, mixed choir, children's choir and orchestra, Op.44
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Philip Cobb, Trumpet
Gábor Tarkövi, Trumpet
Elizabeth Watts, Soprano
Alice Coote, Mezzo-soprano
Allan Clayton, Tenor
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Tiffin Choirs
Tue 18 Sep at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Spring Symphony
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Dvořák, Slavonic Dances (selection)
Janáček, Sinfonietta, Op.60
Britten, Spring Symphony for soloists, mixed choir, children's choir and orchestra, Op.44
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Elizabeth Watts, Soprano
Alice Coote, Mezzo-soprano
Allan Clayton, Tenor
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Tiffin Choirs
Wed 19 Sep at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Sibelius' Fifth
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Janáček, Sinfonietta, Op.60
Szymanowski, Violin Concerto no. 1, Op.35
Sibelius, Symphony no. 5 in E flat major, Op.82
Janine Jansen, Violin
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Mon 24 Sep at 18:00
Sir Simon Rattle conducts the London Symphony Orchestra
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Bernstein, Symphony no. 2, "The Age of Anxiety"
Dvořák, Slavonic Dance no. 10 in E minor, Op.72 no.2
Janáček, Sinfonietta, Op.60
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Krystian Zimerman, Piano
Tue 25 Sep at 19:00
Sir Simon Rattle conducts the London Symphony Orchestra
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Grime, Fanfare
Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sat 29 Sep at 14:00
Sir Simon Rattle conducts the London Symphony Orchestra
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Ravel, Ma mère l'Oye
Szymanowski, Violin Concerto no. 1, Op.35
Sibelius, Symphony no. 5 in E flat major, Op.82
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Janine Jansen, Violin
Sun 14 Oct at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Smetana, Má Vlast (My Country)
Nikolaj Znaider, Conductor
Tue 16 Oct at 19:30

Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid

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LSO, Chaikovski y Smetana en Madrid con Ibermúsica
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.23
Smetana, Má Vlast (My Country)
Nikolaj Znaider, Conductor
Denis Kozhukhin, Piano
Wed 17 Oct at 19:30

Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid

LSO Firebird in Madrid with Ibermúsica
LSO Firebird in Madrid with Ibermúsica
Falla, The Three-Cornered Hat: Suite no. 1
Falla, The Three-Cornered Hat: Suite no. 2
Lalo, Symphonie espagnole, Op.21
Stravinsky, The Firebird
Jaime Martín, Conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, Violin
Sun 21 Oct at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Falla, The Three-Cornered Hat: Suite no. 1
Falla, The Three-Cornered Hat: Suite no. 2
Lalo, Symphonie espagnole, Op.21
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite (1945)
Christian Tetzlaff, Violin
Jaime Martín, Conductor
Thu 25 Oct at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony
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Szymanowski, Violin Concerto no. 2, Op.61
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Nikolaj Znaider, Violin
Philippe Jordan, Conductor
Thu 1 Nov at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Shostakovich's Fourth
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Kodály, Dances of Galánta
MacMillan, Trombone Concerto
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 4 in C minor, Op.43
Peter Moore, Trombone
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Sun 4 Nov at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

MacMillan Première
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MacMillan, All the Hills and Vales Along (*)
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 4 in C minor, Op.43
Ian Bostridge, Tenor
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain
Sun 11 Nov at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Haydn's Nelson Mass
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Ligeti, Lontano
Bartók, Cantata profana
Haydn, Mass no. 11 in D Minor "Nelson Mass” or "Missa in Angustiis", Hob XXII:11
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor
Camilla Tilling, Soprano
Adèle Charvet, Mezzo-soprano
Julien Behr, Tenor
Matthew Rose, Bass
London Symphony Chorus
Tue 13 Nov at 18:30

Barbican Hall, London

Half Six Fix: Zarathustra
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Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Strauss R., Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor
Wed 14 Nov at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Dvořák Cello Concerto
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Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Dvořák, Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104
Strauss R., Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30
Jean-Guihen Queyras, Cello
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor
Tue 20 Nov at 20:30

Philharmonie 1: Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Paris

Debussy, Dvořák, Strauss
Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Dvořák, Cello Concerto no. 1 in A major
Works by Strauss R.
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor
Jean-Guihen Queyras, Cello
Thu 22 Nov at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Final of the Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition 2018
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Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude to Act 1
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op.63
Kodály, Dances of Galánta
Vadim Repin, Violin
Thu 29 Nov at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Divine Geometry
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Bach, Selection of Preludes and Suites (Arr Charles Coleman)
Glass, Piano Concerto no. 3 (UK première)
Handel, Selection from Concerti Grossi (Arr Kristjan Järvi)
Reich, Music for ensemble and orchestra (UK première)
Simone Dinnerstein, Piano
Kristjan Järvi, Conductor
Sat 1 Dec at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Jóhann Jóhannsson: Last and First Men
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Jóhannsson, Music for Last and First Men
Tilda Swinton, Narrator
Daníel Bjarnason, Conductor
Sun 2 Dec at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

A Choral Christmas
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Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
LSO Community Choir
LSO Discovery Choirs
Dec 08 mat, 09

Barbican Hall, London

Bernstein, Candide (Concert performance)
Marin Alsop, Conductor
Leonardo Capalbo, Candide
Jane Archibald, Cunegonde
Anne Sofie von Otter, Old Lady
Sir Thomas Allen, Doctor Pangloss
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Wed 12 Dec at 18:30

Barbican Hall, London

Half Six Fix: Jazz Roots
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Stravinsky, Ebony Concerto
Golijov, Nazareno, for 2 pianos and orchestra (Arr Gonzalo Grau)
Bernstein, Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
Katia Labèque, Piano
Marielle Labèque, Piano
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Folk Roots, Urban Roots
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Bartók, Hungarian Peasant Songs, Sz 100, BB 107
Szymanowski, Harnasie, Op.55
Stravinsky, Ebony Concerto
Golijov, Nazareno, for 2 pianos and orchestra (Arr Gonzalo Grau)
Bernstein, Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
Katia Labèque, Piano
Marielle Labèque, Piano
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sun 16 Dec at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Romanian Rhapsody
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Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Debussy, Images, for orchestra
Enescu, Romanian Rhapsody no. 1 in A major, Op.11
Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Mon 17 Dec at 20:30

Philharmonie 1: Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Paris

London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle
Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Debussy, Images, for orchestra
Enescu, Romanian Rhapsody no. 1 in A major, Op.11
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Romanian Rhapsody
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Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Debussy, Images, for orchestra
Enescu, Romanian Rhapsody no. 1 in A major, Op.11
Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Wed 9 Jan 2019 at 18:30

Barbican Hall, London

Half Six Fix: Sibelius' Symphony No.7
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Abrahamsen, let me tell you
Sibelius, Symphony no. 7 in C major, Op.105
Barbara Hannigan, Soprano
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Thu 10 Jan 2019 at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Nielsen's Inextinguishable
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Sibelius, Symphony no. 7 in C major, Op.105
Abrahamsen, let me tell you
Nielsen, Symphony no. 4, "The Inextinguishable," Op.29
Barbara Hannigan, Soprano
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sun 13 Jan 2019 at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Bruckner's Symphony No.6
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Bartók, Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz 106
Bruckner, Symphony no. 6 in A major, WAB 106 (Benjamin-Gunnar Cohrs Urtext)
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Mon 14 Jan 2019 at 19:30
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Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra
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Bartók, Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz 106
Bruckner, Symphony no. 6 in A major, WAB 106
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sun 20 Jan 2019 at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Bruckner's Symphony No.6
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Bartók, Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz 106
Bruckner, Symphony no. 6 in A major, WAB 106 (Benjamin-Gunnar Cohrs Urtext)
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Mon 4 Feb 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie, Cologne

London Symphony Orchestra in Köln
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Schumann, Manfred Overture, Op.115
Mendelssohn, Double Concerto for violin, piano and strings in D minor
Schumann, Symphony no. 3 in E flat major 'Rhenish', Op.97
Isabelle Faust, Violin
Kristian Bezuidenhout, Piano
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor
Thu 7 Feb 2019 at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Gardiner's Schumann
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Weber, Euryanthe: Overture
Mendelssohn, Double Concerto for violin, piano and strings in D minor
Schumann, Symphony no. 3 in E flat major 'Rhenish', Op.97
Isabelle Faust, Violin
Kristian Bezuidenhout, Piano
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor
Sun 10 Feb 2019 at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Gardiner's Schumann
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Schumann, Manfred Overture, Op.115
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Schumann, Symphony no. 1 in B flat major 'Spring', Op.38
Piotr Anderszewski, Piano
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor
Sun 17 Feb 2019 at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Artist Portrait: Daniil Trifonov
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Rameau, Les Indes Galantes: suite
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
Jolas, A Little Summer Suite
Poulenc, Les Biches: Suite
Ravel, La Valse, for orchestra
Daniil Trifonov, Piano
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Tue 19 Feb 2019 at 19:30

Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna

London Symphony Orchestra
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Rameau, Les Indes Galantes: suite
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
Debussy, Images, for orchestra
Ravel, La Valse, for orchestra
Daniil Trifonov, Piano
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Wed 20 Feb 2019 at 19:30

Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna

London Symphony Orchestra
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Bartók, Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz 106
Bruckner, Symphony no. 6 in A major, WAB 106
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor