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Thu 13 Dec at 19:00

Music Centre / Musiikkitalo: Concert Hall, Helsinki

Thursday series 5
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Hakola, Symphony no. 1 (Yle commission)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Hannu Lintu, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 19:00

Bulgaria Hall, Sofia

100 Years Leonard Bernstein
Tanev, Piano Concerto no. 2
Bernstein, Symphony no. 3 "Kaddish"
Borislava Taneva, Piano
Nayden Todorov, Conductor
Sofia Philharmonic
Thu 13 Dec at 19:00

Palais Lichtenau: Festsaal, Potsdam

Händel
Handel, Trio Sonata in E flat major, HWV 382
Works by Fasch
Bach, Schwingt freudig euch empor - Cantata, BWV36
Bach, Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ - Cantata, BWV177
Handel, Trio Sonata in D major, HWV 385
Jan Böttcher, Oboe
Birgit Zemlicka-Holthaus, Oboe
Kammerakademie Potsdam
Thu 13 Dec at 19:00

Sibelius Hall, Lahti

Symphony Concert
Kodály, Dances of Galánta
Bartók, Viola Concerto, Sz 120
Beethoven, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.36
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Anja Bihlmaier, Conductor
Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad, Viola
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

Konzerthaus: Mozart Saal, Vienna

Wiener Klaviertrio
Mozart, Piano Trio in B flat major, K502
Ravel, Piano Trio in A minor
Dvořák, Piano Trio no. 3 in F minor, Op.65
Wiener Klaviertrio
David McCarroll, Violin
Clemens Hagen, Cello
Stefan Mendl, Piano
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Tales of Mendelssohn III: Mendelssohn and Bach
Mendelssohn, Overture, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op.27
Bach, Violin Concerto in E major, BWV1042
Webern, Fuga (2. Ricercata) a 6 voci aus "Das Musikalische Opfer"
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 5 in D, "Reformation", Op.107
Benjamin Marquise Gilmore, Violin
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Karina Canellakis, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

Brucknerhaus, Linz

Berg, Bruckner
Berg, Three Pieces for Orchestra, Op.6
Bruckner, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, WAB 105
Bruckner Orchester Linz
Markus Poschner, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

City Halls: Recital Room, Glasgow

Musical Cosmopolitans
Works by Mozart
Works by Mendelssohn
Works by Piazzolla
Mr McFall's Chamber
Cyril Garac, Violin
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Bertrand Chamayou
Schumann, Blumenstück in D flat major, Op.19
Schumann, Carnaval, Op.9
Ravel, Miroirs
Saint-Saëns, Étude "Les Colches de Las Palmas", Op.111 no.4
Saint-Saëns, Mazurka in G minor, Op.24
Saint-Saëns, Mazurka in B minor, Op.66
Saint-Saëns, Caprice d'après l'étude en forme de valse, Op.52 no. 6
Bertrand Chamayou, Piano
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna

Ricardo Muti dirigiert die Wiener Philharmoniker
Mozart, Flute concerto no. 1 in G major, K313 (K285c)
Bruckner, Symphony no. 7 in E major, WAB 107
Karl-Heinz Schütz, Flute
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

Musikverein: Brahms-Saal, Vienna

Artis-Quartett
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 4 in C minor, Op.18 no.4
von Einem, String quartet no. 1, Op.45
Beethoven, String Quartet Op.130 with Grosse Fuge Op.133
Artis-Quartet Wien
Peter Schuhmayer, Violin
Johannes Meissl, Violin
Herbert Kefer, Viola
Othmar Müller, Cello
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00

Alte Oper: Großer Saal, Frankfurt am Main

hr-Sinfonieorchester & Carolin Widmann
Widmann, Con Brio, concert overture for orchestra
Schubert, Symphony no. 1 in D major, D.82
Schubert, Polonaise for violin and orchestra in B flat major, D.580
Widmann, Etude no. 3, for solo violin
Schubert, Symphony no. 4 in C minor, "Tragic", D 417
Carolin Widmann, Violin
Frankfurt Radio Symphony
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00

Alte Oper: Mozartsaal, Frankfurt am Main

Sabine Meyer
Beethoven, Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat major, Op.16
Schumann, Fantasiestücke, Op.73
Schumann, Three Romances, Op.94
Schumann, Adagio and Allegro in A flat major, Op.70
Mozart, Quintet in E flat for Piano and Winds, K452
Sabine Meyer, Clarinet
Lucas Macías Navarro, Oboe
Bruno Schneider, French horn
Dag Jensen, Bassoon
Martin Helmchen, Piano
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris

Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra
Khachaturian, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 46
Balakirev, Oriental Fantasy, "Islamey", Op.18 (orch. Lyapunov)
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite (1919 version)
Nemanja Radulović, Violin
Sascha Goetzel, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Guest Performance
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 11 in F minor, "Serioso", Op.95
Casablancas, String Quartet no. 4 “Widmung”
Beethoven, String Quartet Op.130 with Grosse Fuge Op.133
Cuarteto Casals
Vera Martínez Mehner, Violin
Abel Tomàs Realp, Violin
Jonathan Brown, Viola
Arnau Tomàs Realp, Cello
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie, Cologne

Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France & Sol Gabetta
Dukas, The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Weinberg, Cello Concerto in C mior, Op.43
Strauss R., Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), Op.24
Ravel, La Valse, for orchestra
Sol Gabetta, Cello
Mikko Franck, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00

Regent University, Virginia Beach

Virginia Symphony Orchestra | Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
JoAnn Falletta, Conductor
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Virginia Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Robert Shoup, Choirmaster / chorus director
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00

Brotherhood Synagogue, New York City

In the Wake of the Marseillaise: Songs of Love, Loss, and Triumph from the Age of Emancipation
Works by Cimarosa
Works by Crescentini
Works by Carulli
Works by Doisy
Works by Haydn
Works by Puccini
Works by Sor
Works by Rossini
Works by Halévy
Works by Giuliani
Works by Cherubini
Jessica Gould, Soprano
Pascal Valois, Guitar
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00

L'Auditorium de Lyon, Lyon

Mahler's Symphony no. 5
Dubugnon, Tombeau de Napoléon, Op.81
Mahler, Symphony no. 5 in C sharp minor
Charlie Maussion, Trombone
Orchestre National de Lyon
Joshua Weilerstein, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00

Stadthalle, Reutlingen

4. Kaleidoskop: Christmas Concert
Works by Hess
Works by Berlin
Works by Anderson
Works by Svoboda
Works by Hewitt Jones
Works by Rimsky-Korsakov
Works by Waldteufel
Paul Phoenix, Tenor
Fawzi Haimor, Conductor
Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00

Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta

Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Norman Mackenzie, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 20:30

Salle Gaveau, Paris

Jean-Philippe Collard – L'âme russe
Tchaikovsky, Dumka - Russian rustic scene in C minor for piano, Op.59
Rachmaninov, 6 Moments musicaux, Op.16
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition
Jean-Philippe Collard, Piano
Thu 13 Dec at 20:30

BOZAR: Main hall, Brussels

Alexander Shelley
Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream: overture, Op.21 (Scherzo, Nocturne, Wedding March)
Shostakovich, Music to the play Hamlet by Shakespeare, Op.32
Strauss R., Macbeth, Op.23
Alexander Shelley, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 20:30

Philharmonie 1: Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Paris

Petra Lang
Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude to Act 1
Krauss, Quatre Lieder sur des poèmes de Rainer Maria Rilke
Strauss R., Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs)
Stravinsky, Le chant du rossignol (Song of the Nightingale)
Debussy, La Mer
Petra Lang, Mezzo-soprano
Fabien Gabel, Conductor
Orchestre Francais des Jeunes (French Youth Orchestra)
Dec 14, 19

Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford

Christmas at Christ Church
Christmas at Christ Church
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Programme to be announced
Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Dec 14, 15, 16 mat, 18, 19, 20 mat, eve, 21 mat, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, 24 mat, 25 mat, 26 mat, 27 mat, 28 mat, eve, 29 mat, eve, 30 mat, eve, 31 mat

Erkel Színház (Erkel Theatre), Budapest

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker
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The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov)
Hungarian National Ballet
András Déri, Conductor
Gusztáv Oláh, Set Designer
Nóra Rományi, Costume Designer
Dec 14, 16 mat

De Doelen: Grote Zaal, Rotterdam

Shostakovich 11
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Salonen, Cello Concerto
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 11 in G minor "The year 1905", Op.103
Nicolas Alstaedt, Cello
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Dima Slobodeniouk, Conductor
Dec 14

Opernhaus, Zürich

Madama Butterfly
Madama Butterfly
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Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Fabio Luisi, Conductor
Ted Huffman, Director
Michael Levine, Set Designer
Annemarie Woods, Costume Designer
Hui He, Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
Piero Pretti, Pinkerton
Yngve André Søberg, Sharpless
Judith Schmid, Suzuki
Ildo Song, The Bonze
Jung Rae Kim, Prince Yamadori
Martin Zysset, Goro
Stanislav Vorobyov, The Imperial Commissioner
Natalia Tanasii, Kate Pinkerton
Philharmonia Zürich
Zurich Opera Chorus
Dec 14, 18, 20, 23, 28, 30, 2019 Jan 04, 11, 13

Stadttheater, Bern

The Four Seasons
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The Four Seasons (Estefania Miranda)
Bern:Ballett
Hans Christoph Bünger, Conductor
Till Kuhnert, Set Designer
Bern Symphony Orchestra
Dec 14, 25

Komische Oper Berlin, Berlin

Sara Jakubiak (Marietta) © Iko Freese | drama-berlin.de
Die tote Stadt (The Dead City)
New production
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Korngold, Die tote Stadt (The Dead City)
Ainārs Rubiķis, Conductor
Robert Carsen, Director
Michael Levine, Set Designer
Petra Reinhardt, Costume Designer
Aleš Briscein, Paul
Sara Jakubiak, Marietta
Günter Papendell, Frank, Fritz
Maria Fiselier, Brigitta
Georgina Melville, Juliette
Ivan Turšić, Graf Albert
Adrian Strooper, Victorin
Chor der Komischen Oper Berlin
Orchester der Komischen Oper Berlin
Dec 14, 18, 26 mat, eve, 28, 2019 Jan 02, 04

Nationaltheater, Munich

Der Nussknacker
Der Nussknacker
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The Nutcracker (John Neumeier)
Robertas Šervenikas, Conductor
Jürgen Rose, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Dec 14, 15

Hong Kong Cultural Centre: Concert Hall, Hong Kong

Long Yu | Scheherazade
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Guo Wenjing, Riding the Wind
Barber, Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op.22
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, symphonic suite, Op.35
Alban Gerhardt, Cello
Long Yu, Conductor
Dec 14, 15, 16 mat

L'Auditori: Sala Pau Casals, Barcelona

La Décima de Shostakovich y Joshua Bell al violín
La Décima de Shostakovich y Joshua Bell al violín
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Rodríguez Valenzuela, Por determinar (Encargo SGAE, AEOS y OBC)
Dvořák, Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93
Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya
Kazushi Ono, Conductor
Joshua Bell, Violin
Orquestra Simfònica de l'ESMUC
Dec 14, 15
Daniel Barenboim – Beethoven
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Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 1 in F minor, Op.2 no.1
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 18 in E flat major "Hunt", Op.31 no.3
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 29 in B flat major "Hammerklavier", Op.106
Daniel Barenboim, Piano
Dec 14, 15, 16 mat

Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid

Sinfónico 8: Muerte entre las flores I - Entre hermanos
Sinfónico 8: Muerte entre las flores I - Entre hermanos
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Schubert, Symphony no. 6 in C major, D.589
Britten, Violin Concerto, Op.15
Schubert, Symphony no. 9 in C major, "The Great", D.944
James Ehnes, Violin
Orquesta Nacional de España
Juanjo Mena, Conductor
Dec 14, 17, 21, 2019 Jan 03, 15, 20

Volksoper Vienna, Vienna

Wiener Staatsballet in der Volksoper: Märchenwelt Ballett
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Das hässliche Entlein (Andrey Kaydanovskiy)
Tausendundeine Nacht (Vesna Orlic)
Vienna State Ballet
Alfred Eschwé, Conductor
Karoline Hogl, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Alexandra Burgstaller, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper
Dec 14, 16

Victoria Concert Hall, Singapore

SSO Christmas Concert
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Unknown, to be announced
Joshua Tan, Conductor
Singapore Symphony Chorus
Singapore Symphony Youth Choir
Singapore Symphony Children's Choir
Dec 14, 18, 19, 22, 29, 31 mat, eve, 2019 Jan 20, 26, Feb 10, 14, 23, Mar 08, Apr 05, 19, 21, 22

Theater Dortmund, Dortmund

West Side Story
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Bernstein, West Side Story
Theater Dortmund
Philipp Armbruster, Conductor
Gil Mehmert, Director
Jens Kilian, Set Designer
Falk Bauer, Costume Designer
Irena Flury, Maria
Philipp Büttner, Tony
Dorina Garuci, Anita
Sascha Luder, Bernardo
Markus Schneider, Riff
Axel Gottschick, Doc
Charlotte Katzer, Rosalia
Fri 14 Dec at 18:30 and 21:00

1901 Arts Club, London

Chopin and Champagne - Concert 4 - Sonata No.2 | Warren Mailley-Smith (piano)
Chopin and Champagne - Concert 4 - Sonata No.2 | Warren Mailley-Smith (piano)
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Chopin, Nocturne no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.9 no.1
Chopin, Piano Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor 'Funeral March', Op.35
Chopin, Etude in F Minor, Etudes de la Méthode des Méthodes no. 1
Chopin, Etude in A flat Major, Etudes de la Méthode des Méthodes no. 2
Chopin, Etude in D flat Major, Etudes de la Méthode des Méthodes no. 3
Chopin, Mazurka in C sharp minor, Op.30 no.4
Chopin, Nocturne no. 18 in E major, Op.62 no.2
Chopin, Scherzo no. 1 in B minor, Op.20
Warren Mailley-Smith, Piano
Fri 14 Dec at 12:15
Mendelssohn-Hensel, Traum
Brahms, Clarinet sonata no.1 in F minor, Op.120 no.1
Bartók, Contrasts, Sz 111
Johan Fransén, Clarinet
Johannes Lörstad, Violin
Stefan Lindgren, Piano
Fri 14 Dec at 13:00

Regent Hall, London

Lunchtime Concert - Jingle Bell Brass present Stan Kenton's album 'A Merry Christmas'
Lunchtime Concert - Jingle Bell Brass present Stan Kenton's album 'A Merry Christmas'
Carmichael, A Merry Christmas
Jingle Bell Brass
Richard Ward, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 13:00

Charlton House, London

Royal Greenwich Brass Band presents "Christmas with the Band"
Royal Greenwich Brass Band presents "Christmas with the Band"
Bach, Cantata, BWV208: Aria "Schafe können sicher weiden" ((Sheep may safely graze))
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, Op.71: excerpts (arr. Sparke)
Suppe, Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna: overture (arr. Lorriman)
Mendelssohn, Hark! the herald angels sing
Wade, O Come, All Ye Faithful
Prokofiev, Lieutenant Kije, Op.60: Troika (arr. Farr)
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus (arr. Coles)
Royal Greenwich Brass Band
Stephen Maw, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

De Geerhallen, Norrköping

Christmas Concert
Christmas Concert
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Norrköping Symphony Orchestra
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00
Suntory Hall Chamber Music Academy Special Concert
Suntory Hall Chamber Music Academy Special Concert
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Haydn, Piano Trio no. 27 in A flat major, Hob XV:14
Brahms, Piano Trio no. 1 in B major, Op.8
Schubert, Piano Trio no. 2 in E flat major, D.929
Aoi Trio
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Palau de la Musica: José Iturbi, Valencia

Orquesta de Valencia
Orquesta de Valencia
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Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 2 in B flat major, "Lobgesang" (Hymn of Praise), Op.52
Orquesta de Valencia
Ramón Tebar, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Schloss Nymphenburg: Hubertussaal, Munich

Festkonzert in Schloss Nymphenburg
Festkonzert in Schloss Nymphenburg
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Programme to be announced
Haushamer Bergwachtgsang
Almleit`n Musi
Munich Residenz Solisten
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30
The Gesualdo Six - There is no rose
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Traditional, Veni, veni, Emmanuel (arr. Lawson)
Anonymous, Plainchant: Rorate Caeli
Praetorius, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland
Harvey, The Annunciation
Traditional German, Es Ist ein' Ros' Entsprungen
Park, On the Infancy of our Saviour
Tallis, Videte miraculum
Frances-Hoad, The Promised Light of Life
Byrd, Vigilate
Traditional, Gaudete (arr. Brian Kay)
Taverner, Audivi vocem de caelo
Pärt, Morning Star
Anonymous, There is no rose of such virtue
Traditional, Coventry Carol
Anonymous, Plainchant: Latentur caeli
Handl, Canite tuba
Gabrieli, Hodie Christus natus est
Praetorius, In dulci Jubilo (arr. Bach)
Rathbone, The Oxen
The Gesualdo Six
Owain Park, Director
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
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Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, Op.56: overture
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Strauss II, Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Op.214
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: waltz
Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 5 in F sharp minor
Schubert, Rondo for violin and string orchestra in A major, D.438
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
London Concertante
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Søndergård Conducts The Nutcracker
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Prokofiev, Winter Bonfire, Op.122
Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme in A major, for cello and orchestra, Op.33
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: excerpts
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Johannes Moser, Cello
RSNO Junior Chorus
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Holy Trinity Church, Guildford

A Celebration of Carols and Christmas Music
A Celebration of Carols and Christmas Music
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Vox Cantab
Southern Pro Musica Brass
Alexandra Stevenson, Soprano
Michael Waldron, Organ
Jonathan Willcocks, Conductor