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Fri 27 Apr at 19:30

MAAG MusicHall, Zürich

Magnum Opus 4
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Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sat 28 Apr at 20:00

Alte Oper: Großer Saal, Frankfurt am Main

London Symphony Orchestra
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Grime, Neues Werk
Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sun 29 Apr at 19:30

Congress Centrum: Kuppelsaal, Hannover

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London Symphony Orchestra
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Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Tue 1 May at 19:30
Sir Simon Rattle & the London Symphony Orchestra
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Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Fri 4 May at 20:00

Lincoln Center: David Geffen Hall, New York City

Mahler's Ninth Symphony
Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sun 6 May at 15:00

Lincoln Center: David Geffen Hall, New York City

Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde
Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Christian Gerhaher, Baritone
Mon 7 May at 20:00

Lincoln Center: David Geffen Hall, New York City

Mahler's Tenth Symphony
Mahler, Symphony no. 10 in F sharp major
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Thu 17 May at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
Sibelius, Symphony no. 6 in D minor, Op.104
Sibelius, Symphony no. 7 in C major, Op.105
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Janine Jansen, Violin
Sun 20 May at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Missa Solemnis
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Beethoven, Mass in D Major "Missa solemnis”, Op.123
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Joélle Harvey, Soprano
Sasha Cooke, Mezzo-soprano
Toby Spence, Tenor
Luca Pisaroni, Baritone
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Tue 22 May at 20:15
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Janine Jansen & London Symphony Orchestra: Sibelius
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Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
Sibelius, Symphony no. 6 in D minor, Op.104
Sibelius, Symphony no. 7 in C major, Op.105
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Janine Jansen, Violin
Wed 23 May at 20:00

Philharmonie, Cologne

London Symphony Orchestra
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Berlioz, Le carnaval romain, Op.9
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Sibelius, Symphony no. 6 in D minor, Op.104
Sibelius, Symphony no. 7 in C major, Op.105
Jan Lisiecki, Piano
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Sun 3 Jun at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Pictures at an Exhibition
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Ravel, Rapsodie espagnole
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. Ravel)
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Yefim Bronfman, Piano
Sun 24 Jun at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Shostakovich, Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.77 or Op.99
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Nicola Benedetti, Violin
Thu 5 Jul at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

LSO on Track at 10
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Unknown, to be announced
Elim Chan, Conductor
Robert Moody, Conductor
LSO On Track Orchestra
Guildhall Young Musicians
Sun 8 Jul at 14:30

Barbican Hall, London

Family Concert
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Fri 10 Aug at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

London Symphony Orchestra 1
Bernstein, Symphony no. 2, "The Age of Anxiety"
Dvořák, Slavonic Dances (selection)
Janáček, Sinfonietta, Op.60
Krystian Zimerman, Piano
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sat 11 Aug at 19:00

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

London Symphony Orchestra 2
Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
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
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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
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Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
Sir Simon Rattle, 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 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
Sun 21 Oct at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

de Falla, The Three-Cornered Hat: Suite no. 1
de 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
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
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
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
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