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Sun 24 Mar at 18:00

Barbican Hall, London

Poem of Ecstasy
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Lang, Public Domain (Performed in the foyers)
Manoury, Ring
Shin, New work (World première)
Scriabin, Le Poème de l'extase (The Poem of Ecstasy), Op.54
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor
Simon Halsey, Conductor
Wed 27 Mar at 18:30

Barbican Hall, London

Strauss R., Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks), Op.28
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 1 in F minor, Op.10
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Thu 28 Mar at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Russian Roots
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Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Balakirev, Oriental Fantasy, "Islamey", Op.18 (Orch. Casella)
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 1 in F minor, Op.10
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Sun 31 Mar at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Damrau sings Strauss
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Strauss R., Don Juan, Op.20
Bell, The Hidden Place
Strauss R., Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks), Op.28
Strauss R., Capriccio: Moonlight music and final scene
Diana Damrau, Soprano
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Sun 14 Apr at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Ives' Symphony No.4
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Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Ives, Symphony no. 2
Kirill Gerstein, Piano
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Thu 25 Apr at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Ravel, Rapsodie espagnole
Ravel, Boléro
Ravel, L'Heure espagnole
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor
Jean-Paul Fouchécourt, Torquemada
Isabelle Druet, Concepción
Thomas Dolié, Ramiro
Stanislas de Barbeyrac, Gonzalve
Nicolas Courjal, Don Iñigo Gomez
Wed 1 May at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Birtwistle Première
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Birtwistle, New work * (World première)
Adams, Harmonielehre
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sun 5 May at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Berlioz 150: Symphonie fantastique
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Adams, Harmonielehre
Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, Op.14
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Wed 8 May at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Mahler's Fifth Symphony
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Britten, Sinfonia da Requiem, Op.20
Mahler, Symphony no. 5 in C sharp minor
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Thu 30 May at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Concerto for Orchestra
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Cage, The Seasons
Beethoven, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.61
Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
Julia Fischer, Violin
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Sun 2 Jun at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Artist Portrait: Daniil Trifonov
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Ives, New England Holidays
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Daniil Trifonov, Piano
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Thu 6 Jun at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

One Night, One Thousand and One Stories
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Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, symphonic suite, Op.35
Elim Chan, Conductor
LSO Discovery Groups
Sun 9 Jun at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Mattison, New work * (World première)
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.23
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, symphonic suite, Op.35
Alice Sara Ott, Piano
Elim Chan, Conductor
Sun 16 Jun at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Artist Portrait: Daniil Trifonov
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Beethoven, Egmont, Op.84: Overture
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C minor for piano, trumpet and string orchestra, Op.35
Berlioz, Harold en Italie, Op.16
Daniil Trifonov, Piano
Philip Cobb, Trumpet
Antoine Tamestit, Viola
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Thu 20 Jun at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Grainger, Lincolnshire Posy
Bruckner, Symphony no. 4 in E flat major, "Romantic", WAB 104
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Guildhall School Musicians
Jun 27, 29

Barbican Hall, London

The Cunning Little Vixen
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Janáček, The Cunning Little Vixen (Semi-staged)
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Peter Sellars, Director
Gerald Finley, Forester
Lucy Crowe, Vixen
Sophia Burgos, Fox
Sir Willard White, Badger, Parson
Peter Hoare, Mosquito, Rooster, Schoolmaster
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Ben Zamora, Lighting Designer
Nick Hillel, Video designer
Tue 2 Jul at 20:30

Philharmonie 1: Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Paris

Janácek: La petite renarde rusée
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Janáček, The Cunning Little Vixen
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Peter Sellars, Director
Gerald Finley, Forester
Lucy Crowe, Vixen
Sophia Burgos, Fox, Chocholka
Anna Lapkovskaja, Lapák, Mrs Paškova
Jan Martiník, Badger, Parson
Peter Hoare, Mosquito, Rooster, Schoolmaster
Paulina Malefane, Owl, Forester’s wife
Hanno Müller-Brachmann, Harašta
London Symphony Chorus
Fri 5 Jul at 19:00
Cheltenham Music Festival

Cheltenham Town Hall: Main Stage, Cheltenham

© Willeke Machiels
London Symphony Orchestra
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Howard, New work (world première)
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, symphonic suite, Op.35
Elim Chan, Conductor
Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, Violin
Fri 30 Aug at 19:00
Riga Jurmala Music Festival

Dzintaru Koncertzāle: Great Hall, Jūrmala

London Symphony Orchestra and conductor Gianandrea Noseda, Seong-Jin Cho
London Symphony Orchestra and conductor Gianandrea Noseda, Seong-Jin Cho
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Rimsky-Korsakov, Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op.16
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, Op.54
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Sat 31 Aug at 19:00
Riga Jurmala Music Festival

Dzintaru Koncertzāle: Great Hall, Jūrmala

London Symphony Orchestra and Gianandrea Noseda, Vadim Repin
London Symphony Orchestra and Gianandrea Noseda, Vadim Repin
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Britten, Peter Grimes, Op.33a: Four Sea Interludes
Britten, Peter Grimes, Op.33: Passacaglia
Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.26
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Vadim Repin, Violin
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Sat 14 Sep at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Season Opening
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Howard, New work (World premiere)
Matthews C., Violin Concerto
Walton, Symphony no. 1 in B flat minor
Leila Josefowicz, Violin
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sun 15 Sep at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Rattle: Roots & Origins
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Messiaen, Éclairs sur l'au-delà, "Flashes of the Beyond"
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sep 18, 19

Barbican Hall, London

Rattle: Roots & Origins
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Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 2 in E minor, Op.27
Emanuel Ax, Piano
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Thu 10 Oct at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Pictures at an Exhibition
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Kodály, Háry János orchestral suite
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition
Simon Trpčeski, Piano
Alain Altinoglu, Conductor
Sun 20 Oct at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Gardiner: Czech Roots
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Janáček, The Ballad of Blaník
Dvořák, The Golden Spinning Wheel, Op.109
Janáček, Glagolitic Mass (1927 version, ed Wingfield)
Pavla Vykopalová, Soprano
Lucie Hilscherová, Mezzo-soprano
Aleš Briscein, Tenor
Jan Martiník, Bass
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor
Thu 24 Oct at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Gardiner: Czech Roots
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Dvořák, Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104
Suk, Symphony no. 2 "Asrael", Op.27
Truls Mørk, Cello
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor
Thu 31 Oct at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Noseda: Russian Roots
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Britten, Peter Grimes, Op.33: Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op.16
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, Op.54
Denis Matsuev, Piano
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Sun 3 Nov at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Noseda: Russian Roots
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Rimsky-Korsakov, The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh: suite
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C major, Op.26
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Denis Matsuev, Piano
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Sun 10 Nov at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Tilson Thomas: 50th Anniversary Celebration
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Berlioz, Roméo et Juliette, choral symphony
Alice Coote, Mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, Tenor
Nicolas Courjal, Bass
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Wed 13 Nov at 18:30

Barbican Hall, London

Prokofiev, Symphony no. 6 in E flat minor, Op.111
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Thu 14 Nov at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Tilson Thomas: 50th Anniversary Celebration
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Tilson Thomas, Agnegram
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Prokofiev, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, Op.100
Nicola Benedetti, Violin
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Thu 28 Nov at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Noseda: Russian Roots
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Rimsky-Korsakov, The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh: suite
Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.26
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Janine Jansen, Violin
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Thu 5 Dec at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Noseda: Russian Roots
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Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.23
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 7 in C major, "Leningrad" Op.60
Khatia Buniatishvili, Piano
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Thu 12 Dec at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Pappano: British Roots
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Tippett, Concerto for Double String Orchestra
Elgar, Sea Pictures - song cycle for contralto and orchestra, Op.37
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 4 in F minor
Dame Sarah Connolly, Mezzo-soprano
Thu 19 Dec at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Roth: Bartók
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Polevaya, Spellbound Tableaux (World premiere)
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Bartók, The Miraculous Mandarin, Op.19, Sz 73
Alisa Weilerstein, Cello
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor
Thu 9 Jan 2020 at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Wagner, Tannhäuser: Overture
Wagner, Tannhäuser: Venusberg music
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
Alina Ibragimova, Violin
Nathalie Stutzmann, Conductor
Wed 15 Jan 2020 at 18:30

Barbican Hall, London

Berg, Seven Early Songs (Sieben frühe Lieder)
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Dorothea Röschmann, Soprano
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Thu 16 Jan 2020 at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Rattle: Beethoven 250
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Berg, Passacaglia: fragment
Berg, Seven Early Songs (Sieben frühe Lieder)
Berg, Three Pieces for Orchestra, Op.6
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Dorothea Röschmann, Soprano
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sun 19 Jan 2020 at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Rattle: Beethoven 250
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Berg, Violin Concerto "To the Memory of an Angel"
Beethoven, Oratorio "Christus am Ölberge" (Christ on the Mount of Olives), Op.85
Lisa Batiashvili, Violin
Elsa Dreisig, Soprano
Pavol Breslik, Tenor
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Thu 30 Jan 2020 at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Noseda: Russian Roots
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Prokofiev, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Classical", Op.25
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 3 in G major, "Strassburg", K216
Mussorgsky, Khovanshchina: Prelude "Dawn on the Moscow River"
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 9 in E flat major, Op.70
Christian Tetzlaff, Violin
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Sun 9 Feb 2020 at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Noseda: Russian Roots
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Prokofiev, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Classical", Op.25
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 1 in D major, Op.19
Mussorgsky, Khovanshchina: Prelude "Dawn on the Moscow River"
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 9 in E flat major, Op.70
Roman Simović, Violin
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Wed 12 Feb 2020 at 18:30

Barbican Hall, London

Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Iwona Sobotka, Soprano
Anna Stéphany, Mezzo-soprano
Robert Murray, Tenor
Florian Boesch, Baritone
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Thu 13 Feb 2020 at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Rattle: Beethoven 250
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Berg, Violin Concerto "To the Memory of an Angel"
Beethoven, Oratorio "Christus am Ölberge" (Christ on the Mount of Olives), Op.85
Lisa Batiashvili, Violin
Elsa Dreisig, Soprano
Pavol Breslik, Tenor
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sun 16 Feb 2020 at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Rattle: Beethoven 250
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Berg, Lulu: suite
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Iwona Sobotka, Soprano
Anna Stéphany, Mezzo-soprano
Robert Murray, Tenor
Florian Boesch, Baritone
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Thu 27 Feb 2020 at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Hoyle, New work (World premiere)
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 3 in D minor, Op.30
Ogonek, All These Lighted Things
Ravel, Daphnis and Chloé, orchestral suite no. 2
Lukáš Vondrácek, Piano
Elim Chan, Conductor
Sun 1 Mar 2020 at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

LSO Sing: Symphonic Gospel Spirit
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André Thomas, Conductor
Sun 8 Mar 2020 at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Strauss R., Die Frau ohne Schatten: suite
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
Strauss R., Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), Op.24
Ravel, La Valse, for orchestra
Cédric Tiberghien, Piano
Karina Canellakis, Conductor
Thu 12 Mar 2020 at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Dvořák, Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
Saariaho, Laterna Magica
Debussy, La Mer
Gil Shaham, Violin
Susanna Mälkki, Conductor
Sun 15 Mar 2020 at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Pappano: British Roots
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Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Britten, Violin Concerto, Op.15
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 6 in E minor
Vilde Frang, Violin
Wed 18 Mar 2020 at 18:30

Barbican Hall, London

Bartók, Dance Suite, Sz. 77
Bartók, The Wooden Prince
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor