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Jun 19, 20

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Simon Rattle’s farewell from the Berlin Philharmonie
Mahler, Symphony no. 6 in A minor "Tragic"
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Berliner Philharmoniker
Sun 24 Jun at 20:15

Waldbühne, Berlin

Simon Rattle and Magdalena Kožená at the Waldbühne
Gershwin, Cuban Overture
Fauré, Pavane in F sharp minor, Op.50
Canteloube, Chants d'Auvergne: Malurous qu'o uno fenno
Canteloube, Chants d'Auvergne: Bailero
Canteloube, Chants d’Auvergne: Lo Fiolairé
Canteloube, Chants d'Auvergne: Brezairola
Canteloube, Chants d'Auvergne: La delaïssádo
Canteloube, Chants d'Auvergne: Lou coucut
Canteloube, Chants d'Auvergne: Uno jionto postouro
Khachaturian, Gayaneh: Sabre Dance
Khachaturian, Gayaneh: Dance of the Young Kurds
Khachaturian, Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Khachaturian, Gayaneh: Lezghinka
Respighi, Pines of Rome (Pini di Roma)
Berliner Philharmoniker
Magdalena Kožená, Mezzo-soprano
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor

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

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

London Symphony Orchestra 2
Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
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
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
Mon 12 Nov at 19:30

Berlin State Opera, Unter den Linden, Berlin

Abonnementkonzert II
Gabrieli, Canzon Septimi Toni (à 8) no. 1
Haydn, Symphony no. 86 in D major
Janáček, Glagolitic Mass
Genia Kühmeier, Soprano
Anna Lapkovskaja, Mezzo-soprano
Simon O'Neill, Tenor
Jan Martiník, Bass
Staatsopernchor Berlin
Staatskapelle Berlin
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Tue 13 Nov at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Abonnementkonzert II
Gabrieli, Canzon Septimi Toni (à 8) no. 1
Haydn, Symphony no. 86 in D major
Janáček, Glagolitic Mass
Genia Kühmeier, Soprano
Anna Lapkovskaja, Mezzo-soprano
Simon O'Neill, Tenor
Jan Martiník, Bass
Staatsopernchor Berlin
Staatskapelle Berlin
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Nov 25, 29, Dec 02, 04, 06, 08

Berlin State Opera, Unter den Linden, Berlin

Hippolyte et Aricie
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Rameau, Hippolyte et Aricie
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Aletta Collins, Director
Olafur Eliasson, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Anna Prohaska, Aricie
Elsa Dreisig, Diane
Magdalena Kožená, Phèdre
Reinoud Van Mechelen, Hippolyte
Michael Smallwood, Mercure
Peter Rose, Pluton
Gyula Orendt, Thésée
Staatsopernchor Berlin
Freiburger Barockorchester
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
Mon 14 Jan 2019 at 19:30
© Oliver Helbig
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
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
Sat 23 Feb 2019 at 20:00

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

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London Symphony Orchestra - Triumphale Rückkehr
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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
2019 Feb 27, 28, Mar 01

Rudolfinum: Dvořák Hall, Prague

Dvořák, Mahler
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Dvořák, The Golden Spinning Wheel, Symphonic poem, Op.109
Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde
Magdalena Kožená, Mezzo-soprano
Simon O'Neill, Tenor
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
2019 Mar 14, 15, 16

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Johannes-Passion
Bach, St John Passion, BWV245
Magdalena Kožená, Mezzo-soprano
Camilla Tilling, Soprano
Mark Padmore, Tenor
Christian Gerhaher, Baritone
Roderick Williams, Baritone
Andrew Staples, Tenor
Peter Sellars, Director
Rundfunkchor Berlin
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Berliner Philharmoniker
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
2019 Mar 21, 22, 23

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Sir Simon Rattle
Lachenmann, My Melodies, music for eight horns and orchestra
Schumann, Symphony no. 2 in C major, Op.61
Berliner Philharmoniker
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Thu 28 Mar 2019 at 19:30
Rattle conducts Beethoven’s Ninth: CBSO fundraising concert
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Iwona Sobotka, Soprano
Chrystal E Williams, Mezzo-soprano
Joshua Stuart, Tenor
Eric Greene, Baritone
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus
CBSO Youth Chorus
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Tue 2 Apr 2019 at 19:00
Bach, St John Passion, BWV245
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Peter Sellars, Director
Camilla Tilling, Soprano
Magdalena Kožená, Mezzo-soprano
Mark Padmore, Tenor
Andrew Staples, Tenor
Roderick Williams, Baritone
Christian Gerhaher, Baritone
Choir of the Age of Enlightenment
Wed 1 May 2019 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 2019 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 2019 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
2019 Jun 09, 12, 15
Puccini, Manon Lescaut
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Gilbert Deflo, Director
William Orlandi, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Maria José Siri, Manon Lescaut
Jorge de Léon, Chevalier des Grieux
Davide Luciano, Lescaut
Stephen Bronk, Geronte di Ravoir
Gideon Poppe, Edmondo
Noel Bouley, Innkeeper
Burkhard Ulrich, Dancing master
Berlin Deutsche Opera Chorus
Berlin Deutsche Opera Orchestra
Thu 20 Jun 2019 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
2019 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, Bystrouška
Sophia Burgos, Zlatohřbítek
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