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Fri 14 Dec at 20:00

Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria
Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria
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Rodrigo, Concierto para piano y orquesta (arreglado para marimba por C. Moya)
Bruckner, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, WAB 101
Conrado Moya, Marimba
Guillermo García Calvo, Conductor
Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria
Fri 14 Dec at 20:00

Teatru Manoel, Valletta

Turina, Danzas fantasticas, Op.22
Rodrigo, Concierto de Aranjuez
Dvořák, Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
Juan Manuel Cañizares, Guitar
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra
Pablo González, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 20:00

Tonhalle: Großer Saal, Düsseldorf

© Uwe Arens
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France - Klangzauberin
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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
Mikko Franck, Conductor
Sol Gabetta, Cello
Fri 14 Dec at 20:15
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Introduction to Bach's Goldberg Variations
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Bach, Goldberg Variations, BWV988 (Excerpts)
Hannes Minnaar, Piano
Bert Natter, Speaker
Fri 14 Dec at 20:15

Handelsbeurs, Ghent

Appalacian Spring
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Bernstein, Piano Trio
Adams, Shaker Loops
Copland, Appalachian Spring
Oxalys Ensemble
Fri 14 Dec at 20:30

Auditorio Manuel de Falla, Granada

El *Mesías* participativo
El Mesías participativo
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Handel, Messiah
Gabriel Díaz, Countertenor
Juan Sancho, Tenor
Josep-Ramon Olivé, Baritone
Coro de la Orquesta Ciudad de Granada
Orquesta Ciudad de Granada
Lluis Vilamajó, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 20:30

Teatru Manoel, Valletta

Aranjuez
Turina, Danzas fantasticas, Op.22
Rodrigo, Concierto de Aranjuez
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra
Pablo González, Conductor
Juan Manuel Cañizares, Guitar
Fri 14 Dec at 22:30

Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid

Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid: Concierto de Navidad
Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid: Concierto de Navidad
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Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid
Coro Intermezzo
Nicola Luisotti, Conductor
Dec 14, 16, 26, 29
The Transposed Heads
New production
Glanville-Hicks, The Transposed Heads
Landestheater Linz
Leslie Suganandarajah, Conductor
Gregor Horres, Director
Jan Bammes, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Etelka Sellei, Sita
Rafael Helbig-Kostka, Shridaman
Timothy Connor, Nanda
Svenja Isabella Kallweit, Kali
Philipp Kranjc, Kamadamana
Bruckner Orchester Linz
Dec 14, 16, 21, 26, 28, 2019 Jan 04, 12, 18

Oper Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main

I puritani
New production
Bellini, I puritani
Oper Frankfurt
Tito Ceccherini, Conductor
Vincent Boussard, Director
Johannes Leiacker, Set Designer
Christian Lacroix, Costume Designer
Brenda Rae, Elvira
Zuzana Marková, Elvira
John Osborn, Lord Arturo Talbo
Iurii Samoilov, Sir Riccardo Forth
Bianca Andrew, Enrichetta
Thomas Faulkner, Lord Gualtiero Valton
Kihwan Sim, Sir Giorgio Valton
Michael Porter, Sir Bruno Robertson
Frankfurt Opera Chorus
Opera Frankfurt Orchestra
Dec 14, 16, 18

Lincoln Center: Alice Tully Hall, New York City

Brandenburg Concertos
Bach, The Brandenburg Concertos, BWV1046 - 1051
Paolo Bordignon, Harpsichord
Ani Kavafian, Violin
Yura Lee, Violin
Daniel Phillips, Violin
Alexander Sitkovetsky, Violin
Matthew Lipman, Viola
Paul Neubauer, Viola
Timothy Eddy, Cello
Mihai Marica, Cello
Inbal Segev, Cello
Anthony Manzo, Double Bass
Tara Helen O'Connor, Flute
Adam Walker, Flute
Randall Ellis, Oboe
James Austin Smith, Oboe
Stephen Taylor, Oboe
Peter Kolkay, Bassoon
Byrd-Marrow, David, French horn
Stuart Rose, French horn
David Washburn, Trumpet
Dec 14, 15

Franz Liszt Music Academy, Budapest

Orchestral Concert: Hasse, Vivaldi, Geminiani, Torelli
Geminiani, Concerto Grosso in D minor "La follia", Op.5 no.12
Hasse, Larinda e Vanesio: intermezzo
Torelli, Concerto Grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.8 no.6
Vivaldi, Trio Sonata in E flat major, Op.1 no. 7, RV 65 (Allemanda & Sarabanda)
Yeree Suh, Soprano
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Midori Seiler, Director
Dec 14, 15, 16 mat, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 mat

Teatro Regio di Torino, Turin

La traviata
Verdi, La traviata
Teatro Regio di Torino
Donato Renzetti, Conductor
Henning Brockhaus, Director
Josef Svoboda, Set Designer
Giancarlo Colis, Costume Designer
Maria Grazia Schiavo, Violetta Valéry
Natalya Pavlova, Violetta Valéry
Dmytro Popov, Alfredo Germont
Giulio Pelligra, Alfredo Germont
Giovanni Meoni, Giorgio Germont
Damiano Salerno, Giorgio Germont
Anna Malavasi, Flora Bervoix
Luca Casalin, Gastone de Letorières
Paolo Maria Orecchia, Baron Douphol
Ashley Milanese, Annina
Coro del Teatro Regio di Torino
Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Torino
Dec 14, 16

Auditorium di Milano Fondazione Cariplo, Milan

Casella, Rota, Marinuzzi
Verdi, I vespri siciliani: Overture
Casella, Symphonic Suite, op.41bis "La Giara"
Rota, Theme from Il Gattopardo (The Leopard)
Marinuzzi, Suite Siciliana
Denys Pivnitskyi, Tenor
Giuseppe Grazioli, Conductor
Dec 14 mat, eve, 15 mat, eve

Adelaide Festival Centre, Festival Theatre, Adelaide

Christmas Proms 2018
Guy Noble, Conductor
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
Dec 14, 15, 18, 19, 20 mat, eve, 21 mat, eve, 22 mat, eve

QPAC: Lyric Theatre, Brisbane

Queensland Ballet: The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Ben Stevenson, Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov)
Queensland Ballet
Dec 14, 17, 21, 28, 2019 Jan 02, 05 mat, 10

Lincoln Center: Metropolitan Opera House, New York City

Otello
Verdi, Otello
Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor
Bartlett Sher, Director
Es Devlin, Set Designer
Catherine Zuber, Costume Designer
Sonya Yoncheva, Desdemona
Željko Lučić, Iago
Jennifer Johnson Cano, Emilia
Alexey Dolgov, Cassio
James Morris, Lodovico
Gina Lapinski, Revival Director
The Metropolitan Opera Chorus
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Dec 14, 27, 28, 2019 Jan 23

National Theatre (Národní Divadlo): The New Stage, Prague

Sternenhoch
Acher, Sternenhoch
Prague National Theatre Opera
Petr Kofroň, Conductor
Michal Dočekal, Director
Marek Cpin, Set Designer
Eva Jiřikovská, Costume Designer
Sergyi Kostov, Sternenhoch
Vanda Šípová, Helga
Luděk Vele, Helga's father
Dec 14, 18 mat, 19

Theater Duisburg, Duisburg

Hänsel und Gretel
Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Deutsche Oper am Rhein
Christoph Stöcker, Conductor
Andreas Meyer-Hanno, Director
Gerda Zientek, Set Designer
Inge Diettrich, Costume Designer
Katarzyna Kuncio, Hänsel
TBC, Hänsel
Lavinia Dames, Gretel
Anke Krabbe, Gretel
Sibylla Duffe, Gretel
Stefan Heidemann, Peter / Father
Bruno Balmelli, Peter / Father
Romana Noack, Gertrude / Mother
Renée Morloc, Gertrude / Mother
Morenike Fadayomi, Witch
Cornel Frey, Witch
Maria Carla Pino Cury, Dew Fairy
Daria Muromskaia, Sandman
Karina Repova, Sandman
Düsseldorfer Mädchen- und Jungenchor
Duisburger Philharmoniker
Dec 14, 16 mat, 18, 21, 23 mat

Opéra National de Lorraine, Nancy

La Belle Hélène
Offenbach, La Belle Hélène
Opéra National de Lorraine
Laurent Campellone, Conductor
Bruno Ravella, Director
Giles Cadle, Set Designer
Gabrielle Dalton, Costume Designer
Mireille Lebel, Hélène
Raphaël Brémard, Achilles
Éric Huchet, Ménélas
Yete Queiroz, Orestes
Philippe Talbot, Paris
Boris Grappe, Calchas
Franck Leguérinel, Agamemnon
Choeur de l'Opéra National de Lorraine
Orchestre Symphonique et Lyrique de Nancy
Dec 14, 15, eve, 16 mat, eve, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, eve, 23 mat

Folger Shakespeare Library: Folger Theatre, Washington

Folger Consort: Seasonal English Music
Programme to include:
Byrd, O Magnum Mysterium
Byrd, Beata es virgo Maria
Byrd, From virgin's womb
Byrd, Rejoice, rejoice
Byrd, Laetentur coeli
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Folger Consort
Mary Springfels, Viola da Gamba
Webb Wiggins, Harpsichord
Dec 14, 15, 16

Philharmonie im Gasteig, Munich

Mahler
Mahler, Symphony no. 4 in G major
Mahler, Song of the Earth
Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Anna Lucia Richter, Soprano
Tanja Ariane Baumgartner, Mezzo-soprano
Andreas Schager, Tenor
Dec 14, 15 mat, eve, 16, 2019 Mar 27, 28, 30, 31 mat, eve

Teatr Wielki, Warsaw

Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Polish National Opera
Piotr Staniszewski, Conductor
Suzanne Andrade, Director
Esther Bialas, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Emil Ławecki, Tamino
Iwona Sobotka, Pamina
Aleksandra Olczyk, Queen of the Night
Hubert Zapiór, Papageno
Alexander Teliga, Sarastro
Barrie Kosky, Director
Chorus of the Teatr Wielki
Orchestra of the Teatr Wielki
Dec 14, 15

Philharmonie, Cologne

WDR Sinfonieorchester & Christoph Eschenbach
Zimmermann, Concerto for Violin and orchestra
Brahms, Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor, Op.25 (Arr. Arnold Schönberg)
Leila Josefowicz, Violin
WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne
Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor
Dec 14, 17, 19, 2019 Jan 04, 11, Apr 09, 14, 22

Staatsoper Stuttgart, Stuttgart

Die Liebe zu drei Orangen
New production
Prokofiev, The Love for Three Oranges
Oper Stuttgart
Alejo Pérez, Conductor
Axel Ranisch, Director
Saskia Wunsch, Set Designer
Bettina Werner, Costume Designer
Goran Jurić, King of Clubs
Matthew Anchel, Farfarello, Cook
Esther Dierkes, Princess Linetta, Ninetta
Fiorella Hincapié, Princess Nicoletta
Johannes Kammler, Pantalone
Carole Wilson, Fata Morgana
Michael Ebbecke, Tchelio
Stine Marie Fischer, Princesse Clarissa
Shigeo Ishino, Leandro
Daniel Kluge, Truffaldino
Elmar Gilbertsson, Prince
Christopher Sokolowski, Master of Ceremonies
Claudia Irro, Costume Designer
Reinhard Traub, Lighting Designer
Ingo Gerlach, Dramaturgy
Staatsopernchor Stuttgart
Staatsorchester Stuttgart
Dec 14, 15

Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw

Smetana, Glass, Dvořák
Smetana, Má vlast: Vltava (The Moldau)
Glass, Concerto for saxophone quartet and orchestra
Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
Signum Saxophone Quartet, Quartet
James Feddeck, Conductor
Dec 14, 17, 25 mat, eve, 27
The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Vasily Medvedev, Yuri Burlaka)
Dec 14, 15

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Ying Fang, Soprano
Elizabeth DeShong, Mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, Tenor
Joshua Hopkins, Baritone
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
San Francisco Symphony
Jane Glover, Conductor
Dec 14, 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, eve, 19, 20, 21, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve

Segerstrom Center for the Arts: Segerstrom Hall, Costa Mesa

ABT: Ratmansky's Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov)
American Ballet Theatre
Dec 14, 22, 26, 30 mat

Nationaltheater: Opernhaus, Mannheim

La Cenerentola
Rossini, La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
Nationaltheater Mannheim
Attilio Cremonesi, Conductor
Matthew Toogood, Conductor
Cordula Däuper, Director
Ralph Zeger, Set Designer
Sophie du Vinage, Costume Designer
Joshua Whitener, Don Ramiro
Christopher Diffey, Don Ramiro
Ilya Lapich, Dandini, valet to Ramiro
Nikola Diskić, Dandini, valet to Ramiro
Joachim Goltz, Don Magnifico
Bartosz Urbanowicz, Don Magnifico
Cornelia Zink, Clorinda
Ji Yoon, Clorinda
Ludovica Bello, Tisbe
Iris Marie Sojer, Tisbe
Sofia Koberidze, Angelina (Cinderella)
Sophie Rennert, Angelina (Cinderella)
Dominic Barberi, Alidoro
Valentin Anikin, Alidoro
Christian Wurmbach, Lighting Designer
Julia Warnemünde, Dramaturgy
Herren des Opernchores Mannheim
Nationaltheater Orchestra Mannheim
Dec 14, 16

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Berlin

Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Iván Fischer
Strauss R., Wiener Philharmoniker Fanfare, TrV 248
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
Schubert, Symphony no. 4 in C minor, "Tragic", D 417
Konzerthausorchester Berlin
Iván Fischer, Conductor
Sir András Schiff, Piano
Dec 14, 16 mat, 18, 21, 23, 27, 29, 31

Opera Vlaanderen, Antwerp, Antwerp

Les Pêcheurs de perles
New production
Bizet, Les Pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers)
David Reiland, Conductor
Stef Aerts, Director
Thomas Verstraeten, Set Designer, Director
Judith Van Herck, Costume Designer
Elena Tsallagova, Leïla
Charles Workman, Nadir
Boris Statsenko, Zurga
Stanislav Vorobyov, Nourabad
Marie Vinck, Director
Joé Ageman, Set Designer
Koor Opera Vlaanderen
Symfonisch Orkest Opera Vlaanderen
Fri 14 Dec at 18:30

Musikverein: Brahms-Saal, Vienna

Küchl-Quartett
Haydn, String Quartet no. 31 in B minor, Op.33 no.1, Hob III:37
Kodály, String Quartet no. 2, Op.10
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 13 in B flat major, Op.130
Küchl-Quartett
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Music Centre / Musiikkitalo: Concert Hall, Helsinki

Enigma
Jan Söderblom, Conductor
Anne Akiko Meyers, Violin
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

St Clement Danes, London

Star of Wonder - Vivamus at Christmas
Wade, O Come, All Ye Faithful
Frowde, Rufus, Adam lay ybounden
Mendelssohn, Magnificat, Op.69 no.3
Bax, There is no Rose
Olivers, Lo! he comes with clouds descending
Poulenc, 4 motets pour le temps de Noël
Willcocks, Shepherds, in the field abiding
Adam, O Holy Night
Mathias, Ave Rex, Op.45: Sir Christèmas
Todd, My Lord has come
Pott, Balulalow
Hopkins, We Three Kings
Dove, The Three Kings
Gjeilo, Wintertide
Short, We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Allwood, Jingle Bells
Rufus Frowde, Conductor
Richard Hills, Organ
Vivamus Choir
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

Christmas Oratorio
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248
Ludus Baroque
The Marian Consort
Richard Neville-Towle, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Organ and Brass Christmas
Brass section of the Philadelphia Orchestra
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Kyoto Concert Hall: Main Hall, Kyoto

Orchestre de Paris on tour
Berlioz, Les Troyens: Royal hunt and storm
Beethoven, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.61
Beethoven, Symphony no. 6 in F major "Pastoral", Op.68
Isabelle Faust, Violin
Daniel Harding, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Eglwys Dewi Sant, Cardiff

Celebrating Morfydd Owen (1891-1918)
Owen, Jubilate Deo
Owen, Prayer for Peace
Parry, Songs of Farewell
Debussy, 3 Chansons de Charles d'Orleans
Whitehead, Lawrence, Creator alme siderum
Peter Leech, Conductor
Cardiff University Chamber Choir
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Kings College London: Chapel, London

Handel's Messiah Concert feat. the London Handel Orchestra
Handel, Messiah
Choir of King's College London
London Handel Orchestra
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

St Mary's Episcopal Church, Newton

Fourth Annual "A Very RenMen Holiday" Concert
Works by Choi
Works by Rudoi
Works by Wilke
Works by Gawthrop
Renaissance Men
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Paxton House, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Messiah
Handel, Messiah (1750 Version)
Peter Keenan, Conductor
Opera dei Lumi
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Church of the Assumption, Peekskill

2018 Annual Candlelight Christmas Concert in Peekskill, New York
Various, Various Christmas Works
Victor Lionti String Quartet
C Victor Lionti, Violin
Kathleen Thompson, Violin
Vincent Lionti, Viola
Michael Fraioli, Cello
Mary Mancini, Soprano
Mario Tacca, Accordion
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

Die Residenz: Herkulessaal, Munich

Brad Lubman dirigiert das BRSO
Zimmermann, Symphony in One Movement
Zimmermann, Dialoge
Richter de Vroe, New composition for violin and orchestra – commissioned by musica viva
Ilya Gringolts, Violin
Andreas Grau, Piano
Götz Schumacher, Piano
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Brad Lubman, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent

Mozart, Saint-Saëns, Tchaikovsky & Beethoven
Mozart, Symphony no. 35 in D major, K385 "Haffner”
Saint-Saëns, Cello Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.33
Tchaikovsky, Andante Cantabile for cello and string orchestra, Op. posth.
Beethoven, Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op.60
Leonard Elschenbroich, Cello
BBC Philharmonic
Ben Gernon, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

City Halls: Concert Hall, Glasgow

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
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Hare Hill House, Rochdale

Make we Joye in this Fest
Programme to include:
Praetorius, Ab oriente Venerunt
Praetorius, In dulci jubilo
Anonymous, Gaudete!
The York Waits
Deborah Catterall, Voice
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Konzerthaus: Mozart Saal, Vienna

Chiaroscuro Quartet / Bezuidenhout
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 7 in F major, "Razumovsky", Op.59 no.1
Mendelssohn, Prelude and fugue in E minor, Op.35 no.1
Mendelssohn, Songs Without Words: selection
Schumann, Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op.44
Kristian Bezuidenhout, Piano
Chiaroscuro Quartet
Alina Ibragimova, Violin
Pablo Hernán Benedí, Violin
Emilie Hörnlund, Viola
Claire Thirion, Cello
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Mackintosh Queen's Cross, Glasgow

Les Sirenes Female Chamber Choir Christmas Concert
Elgar, The Snow, Op.26 no.1
Paulus, I cannot dance, O Lord
Gjeilo, Tundra
Quartel, How can I keep from singing
Stopford, In The Bleak Mid Winter
Rutter, Christmas Lullaby
Works by Salter, Lionel
Arnesen, Cradle Hymn
Joel, And so it goes
Les Sirenes Female Chamber Choir
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

St James's Catholic Church, George Street, London

Eric Whitacre & the Eric Whitacre Singers: The Sound of Christmas
Tavener, The Lamb
Dufay, Ave Maris Stella
Whitacre, Sainte-Chapelle
Eric Whitacre, Conductor
The Eric Whitacre Singers