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Dec 15, 16 mat, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23 mat

Teatro Comunale, Bologna

Don Giovanni
New Production
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Michele Mariotti, Conductor
Jean-François Sivadier, Director
Alexandre de Dardel, Set Designer
Virginie Gervaise, Costume Designer
Simone Alberghini, Don Giovanni
Alessandro Luongo, Don Giovanni
Federica Lombardi, Donna Anna
Ruth Iniesta, Donna Anna
Salome Jicia, Donna Elvira
Raffaella Lupinacci, Donna Elvira
Lavinia Bini, Zerlina
Erika Tanaka, Zerlina
Vito Priante, Leporello
Omar Montanari, Leporello
Paolo Fanale, Don Ottavio
Davide Giusti, Don Ottavio
Roberto Lorenzi, Masetto
Štefan Kocán, The Commendatore
Coro di Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Dec 15, 26, 28, 2019 Jan 18, Feb 02, 09

Staatsoper Unter den Linden: Apollo-Saal, Berlin

La Bayadère
New Production
La Bayadère (Marius Petipa, Alexei Ratmansky)
Polina Semionova, Dancer
Alejandro Virelles, Dancer
Yolanda Correa, Dancer
Dec 15 mat, 16

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Händels Messiah mit Robin Ticciati
Handel, Messiah
Louise Alder, Soprano
Magdalena Kožená, Mezzo-soprano
Tim Mead, Countertenor
Allan Clayton, Tenor
Florian Boesch, Baritone
Frederic Wake-Walker, Director
Ahmed Soura, Dancer
Ben Zamora, Lighting Designer
RIAS Chamber Chorus
Justin Doyle, Choirmaster / chorus director
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Robin Ticciati, Conductor
Dec 15, 20, 29, 31, 2019 Jan 01, 06 mat, 20

Oper Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main

Die Lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow)
Lehár, Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow)
Oper Frankfurt
Hartmut Keil, Conductor
Claus Guth, Director
Christian Schmidt, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Barnaby Rea, Baron Mirko Zeta
Christoph Pohl, Count Danilo Danilovich
Juanita Lascarro, Hanna Glawari
Marlis Petersen, Hanna Glawari
Kateryna Kasper, Valencienne
Martin Mitterrutzner, Camille de Rosillon
Matthew Swensen, Camille de Rosillon
Klaus Haderer, Njegus
Dietrich Volle, Kromow
Sebastian Geyer, Bogdanovich
Angela Vallone, Sylvane
Nina Tarandek, Olga
Franz Mayer, Pritschitsch
Margit Neubauer, Praskowia
Theo Lebow, Vicomte Cascada
Michael Porter, Raoul de St Brioche
Ramses Sigl, Choreography
Frankfurt Opera Chorus
Opera Frankfurt Orchestra
Dec 15, 20, 2019 Jan 05, 11, 25, Jun 06, 13

Nationaltheater: Opernhaus, Mannheim

Marienvesper (szenische Aufführung)
New production
Monteverdi, Marian Vespers (szenische Aufführung)
Calixto Bieito, Director, Set Designer
Anna-Sofia Kirsch, Set Designer
Anna Eiermann, Costume Designer
Cordula Demattio, Dramaturgy
Albrecht Puhlmann, Dramaturgy
Nikola Hillebrand, Soprano
Amelia Scicolone, Soprano
Anna Hybiner, Countertenor
Joshua Whitener, Tenor
Raphael Wittmer, Tenor
Dominic Barberi, Bass-baritone
Patrick Zielke, Bass
Nikola Diskić, Bass
Opernchor des Nationaltheaters Mannheim
Il Gusto Barocco
Jörg Halubek, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 16:00 and 19:30

Laeiszhalle: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Weihnachtskonzert mit Walter Sittler
Walter Sittler, Reader
Carl-Philipp-Emanuel-Bach-Chor Hamburg
Hansjörg Albrecht, Conductor
Dresdner Bachtrompeten
Joachim Schäfer, Conductor
Dec 15, 29, 2019 Jan 02, 13, 19, 27, Feb 02

Theater Basel, Basel

Lucia di Lammermoor
Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor
Theater Basel
Giampaolo Bisanti, Conductor
Olivier Py, Director
Pierre-André Weitz, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Ernesto Petti, Enrico
Svetlana Moskalenko, Lucia
Fabián Lara, Edgardo
Hyunjai Marco Lee, Arturo
Karl-Heinz Brandt, Normanno
Ena Pongrac, Alisa
Tassos Apostolou, Raimondo
Chor Theater Basel
Basel Symphony Orchestra
Dec 15, 16

Tonhalle Maag, Zürich

Artist in Residence Janine Jansen
Glinka, Ruslan and Lyudmila: overture
Eliasson, Violin concerto "Solitary Journey" (Ensam färd)
Prokofiev, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, Op.100
Janine Jansen, Violin
Daniel Blendulf, Conductor
Dec 15, 17

Laeiszhalle: Kleiner Saal, Hamburg

Weihnachtsoratorium
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248
Hanna Herfurtner, Soprano
Truike van der Poel, Mezzo-soprano
Dominik Köninger, Baritone
Markus Schwind, Trumpet
Johannes Öllinger, Electric guitar
Michael Petermann, Keyboard
Dec 15, 23, 2019 May 15, 18, 22, 25, 27, 29, 31, Jun 01, 03, 05, 08, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29, Jul 01, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29, 31, Aug 03, eve, 05, eve, 07, eve, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28, 31, Sep 02, 04, 07, 09, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30

The Palace of the Grand Duke Vladimir, St Petersburg

Tchaikovsky, Khachaturian, Borodin, Balakirev, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov
Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
Khachaturian, Masquerade Waltz
Borodin, Stranger in Paradise (arr from Kismet: Gliding Dance of the Maidens)
Balakirev, Oriental Fantasy, "Islamey", Op.18
Tchaikovsky, Otcego eto prezde ne znala (Iolanta's arioso)
Prokofiev, Toccata in D minor, Op.11
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Dec 15, 16 mat

Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Mehta’s Brahms: Symphony No. 2
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Zubin Mehta, Conductor
Yefim Bronfman, Piano
Dec 15 mat, 16 mat

Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna

4. Abonnementkonzert
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
Dec 15, 16, 18, 19, 20

Teatro di San Carlo, Naples

Káťa Kabanová
Janáček, Káťa Kabanová
Juraj Valčuha, Conductor
Willy Decker, Director
Wolfgang Gussmann, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Pavla Vykopalová, Káťa
Barbara Haveman, Káťa
Misha Didyk, Boris
Magnus Vigilius, Boris
Gabriela Beňačková, Kabanicha
Ludovit Ludha, Tichon
Sergey Kovnir, Dikój
Boris Stepanov, Kudrjaš
Lena Belkina, Varvara
Coro del Teatro di San Carlo
Orchestra del Teatro di San Carlo
Dec 15, 17, 2019 Jan 12, Feb 14, 23, Mar 13, 29, Apr 02, 07
La clemenza di Tito
New production
Mozart, La clemenza di Tito
Landestheater Linz
Martin Braun, Conductor
Francois de Carpentries, Director
Karine van Hercke, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Theresa Grabner, Servilia
Brigitte Geller, Vitellia
Florence Losseau, Annio
Jessica Eccleston, Sesto
Hans-Jürgen Schöpflin, Tito
Dominik Nekel, Publio
Christoph Blitt, Dramaturgy
Chor des Landestheaters Linz
Bruckner Orchester Linz
Dec 15, 16

Château de Versailles: Chapelle Royale, Paris

Haendel: Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Hervé Niquet, Conductor
Chœurs et Orchestre du Concert Spirituel
Dec 15, 19

St James's Church, Piccadilly, London

Comes the Light
Burgess, Comes the Light
Andrew, Adam and the Mother
McGlade, In the bleak midwinter
McDowall, Of a rose
Curry, Home (World premiere)
Ešenvalds, The Heavens' Flock
Chilcott, The Shepherd's Carol
London Oriana Choir
Dominic Ellis-Peckham, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 11:30

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Christmas Kid's Spectacular
Kensho Watanabe, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Kids event
Sat 15 Dec at 14:00

Washington National Cathedral, Washington

Joy of Christmas
Gabrieli, Sonata pian' e forte
Gauntlett, Once in Royal David's City
Ord, Adam lay ybounden
Flecha, Riu, riu, chiu
Poston, Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree
Moravec, Other (New Commission)
Scheidt, Veni Redemptor gentium (Organ Solo)
Pearsall, In dulci jubilo
Rachmaninov, Vespers (Bogoroditsye Dyevo), Op.37: Ave Maria
Whalum, Betelehemu
Susato, Danserye: dances
Britten, Hymn to the Virgin
Vaughan Williams, The Blessed Son of God
Ledger, On Christmas Night: Sussex Carol
Chesnokov, Spaseniye sodelal (Salvation is created)
Handel, Messiah (Excerpts)
Dawson, Mary Had a Baby
Dirksen, Welcome All Wonders
Praetorius, Lo, how a rose e'er blooming
Mendelssohn, Hark! the herald angels sing
DC) Cathedral Choral Society (Washington
Sat 15 Dec at 14:00

The Space: Pamoja Hall, Sevenoaks, Kent

Kidenza, classical concerts for kids, presents 'The Greatest Show on Earth'
Kids event
Sat 15 Dec at 14:00

Hyogo Performing Arts Center, Nishinomiya

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen in Nishinomiya
Mozart, Don Giovanni, K527: overture
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 5 in A major "Turkish", K219
Schubert, Symphony no. 9 in C major, "The Great", D.944
Hilary Hahn, Violin
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
Paavo Järvi, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 15:00

Salle Cortot, Paris

Dans le style classique – Musiciens de l'Orchestre de chambre de Paris
Mozart, Adagio and Fugue for Strings in C minor, K546
Jadin, String Quartet in B flat major, Op.1 no.1
Haydn, String Quartet in C major, Op.3 no.2, Hob III:14
Olivia Hughes, Violin
Mirana Tutuianu, Violin
Sabine Bouthinon, Viola
Étienne Cardoze, Cello
Sat 15 Dec at 16:00

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

The wonderful sound of flutes
Works by Handel
Works by Mozart
Works by Verdi
Works by Wolf-Ferrari
Works by Ponchielli
Works by Saint-Saëns
Works by Ravel
Works by Bernstein
Works by Matsushita
Works by Mancini
Die 14 Berliner Flötisten, Flute
Andreas Blau, Conductor
Sarah Willis, Presenter
Sat 15 Dec at 16:00

St Martin's Church, Knebworth

Wassail! - SCS Christmas Concert
L'Estrange, Wassail!
Stevenage Choral Society
Sat 15 Dec at 16:30

Philharmonie 2: Amphithéâtre, Paris

Rising Stars
Beethoven, Cello Sonata no. 4 in C major, Op.102 no.1
Poulenc, Sonata for cello and piano, Op.143
Helbock, New work
Shostakovich, Cello Sonata in D minor, Op.40
Kian Soltani, Cello
Mario Häring, Piano
Sat 15 Dec at 17:00

Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall: Grand Hall, St Petersburg

Gala Concert dedicated to the 80th Birthday of Yuri Temirkanov
Mariss Jansons, Conductor
St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Nikolai Lugansky, Piano
Denis Matsuev, Piano
Julian Rachlin, Violin
Vadim Repin, Violin
Yuri Bashmet, Viola
Dinara Alieva, Soprano
Paata Burchuladze, Bass
Matthias Goerne, Baritone
Sat 15 Dec at 17:00

Theaterhaus, Stuttgart

Bachbewegt! Tanz!
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248
Sat 15 Dec at 18:00

Halle aux Grains, Toulouse

Verdi, Tchaikovsky
Verdi, La forza del destino (The Force of Destiny): Overture
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Henrik Nánási, Conductor
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
Sat 15 Dec at 18:30

Musikverein: Brahms-Saal, Vienna

Ensemble Wien
Lachner, Sonatina for three violions in A major, Op.90 no.3
Haydn, Divertimento in B flat major, Hob. V:18
Mozart, String Quartet in E flat major, K160 (K159a)
Strauss I, Sorgenbrecher, Op.230
Lanner, Zapfenstreich galop, Op.108a
Lanner, Die Neapolitaner, Op.107
Lanner, Malapou Galop, Op.148a
Gershwin, He Loves and She Loves
Gershwin, Clap yo' hands
Gershwin, Girl Crazy: I Got Rhythm
Gershwin, Lady, Be Good: Fascinatin' Rhythym
Ellington, Mood Indigo
Ellington, Sophisticated Lady
Ensemble Wien
Albena Danailova, Violin
Raimund Lissy, Violin
Michael Strasser, Viola
Josef Niederhammer, Double Bass
Sat 15 Dec at 19:00

Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury

Family Carols
Wood, Past three o'clock
Mann, Once in royal David's city
Anonymous, Angelus ad virginem
Traditional, O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Traditional, Gabriel's Message
Vaughan Williams, O little town of Bethlehem
Traditional, Away in a Manger
Traditional, I Saw Three Ships
Works by Rachmaninov
Holst, In the Bleak Midwinter
Gregorian, Of the Father's love begotten
Works by Corcoran
Bach, O Jesulein Suess, o Jesulein mild - hymn, BWV493
Willcocks, O come, all ye faithful
Canterbury Choral Society
Festival Brass Ensemble
Richard Cooke, Conductor
Canterbury Choral Society Youth Choir
Sat 15 Dec at 19:00

Metropolitan Museum of Art, Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, New York City

Choir of Trinity Wall Street & Trinity Baroque Choir Present Handel and Lang at Met Museum
Lang, the little match girl passion
Handel, Dixit Dominus in G minor, HWV 232
Choir of Trinity Church Wall Street
Trinity Baroque Orchestra
Avi Stein, Conductor
Robert Mealy, Choirmaster / chorus director
Julian Wachner, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 19:00

St Pancras Parish Church, London

Bach, Buxtehude, Lauridsen, Bruckner, HT Beauchamp
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben
Buxtehude, Das neugeborne Kindelein, BuxWV13
Lauridsen, O Magnum Mysterium
Bruckner, Mass no. 2 in E minor, WAB 27 (Gloria)
Eclectic Voices
Sat 15 Dec at 19:00

Hauptkirche St Petri, Hamburg

Saint-Saëns: Oratorio de Noel
Saint-Saëns, Oratorio de Noël, Op.12
Works by Distler
Sat 15 Dec at 19:00

Ambika P3, London

LCMF: I contain multitudes
Barry, The Destruction of Sodom (world première)
Czernowin, Day One: On the Face of the Deep (UK première)
Eastman, The Holy Presence of Joan d'Arc (UK première)
Lockwood, Gone! (UK première)
Molitor, Die Gedanken sind frei
Luck, New commission (world première)
Mitchener, New commission (world première)
Jackman, Georgina Cries
Klein, Other (world première)
Eastman, The Holy Presence of Joan d'Arc: prelude (UK première)
An Assembly
LCMF Orchestra
Apartment House
Klein, Electronics
Sofia Jernberg, Vocals
Sat 15 Dec at 19:00

St George's Church, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne

Christmas with The Singers
Hunt, Other (World premiere)
Works by Various
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Church of St John the Evangelist, Friern Barnet, London

Christmas concert - festive songs for choir and audience
Traditional, Christmas carols
Rathbone, Mr Fezziwig's Christmas Party
Hill, Adrian, Baritone
Kate Macpherson, Organ
Barnet Choral Society
Richard Brain, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

St Peter's Church, Winchcombe, Cheltenham

Commotio
Allain, The Magi's Gifts
Bax, This worldes joie
Bennett, Lullaby baby
Chapman, Edward T, Balulalow
Chilcott, The Rose in the middle of winter
Desenclos, Noël des Flandres
Howells, Walking in the snow
Jansson, Mårten, Lo, how a rose e'er blooming
Lloyd, Love came down at Christmas
MacMillan, Strathclyde Motets Set 2: O Radiant Dawn
McDowall, O Oriens
Noon, Wexford Carol
Preston, There is no rose
Commotio
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Christmas with Durham Cathedral Choir - The Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Durham Cathedral Choir
The Avison Ensemble
Pavlo Beznosiuk, Violin
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Trinity Church, Nether Street, London

The Glory of Christmas
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus
Vivaldi, Gloria in D major, RV 589 ((excerpts))
Bach, Sheep may safely graze
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: excerpts
Lehár, Die lustige Witwe: Vilja-Lied
Finchley Chamber Choir
Finchley Symphony Orchestra
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Royal Northern College of Music: Concert Hall, Manchester

Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Salford Choral Society
Louise Wayman, Soprano
Lucy Vallis, Mezzo-soprano
Luke Horner, Tenor
Thomas Hopkinson, Bass
Northern Baroque Sinfonia
Tom Newall, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Bastyr University Chapel, Kenmore

Seattle Pro Musica Presents: Silent Night
Seattle Pro Musica
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

St Mary the Virgin, Ladywell, London

Holst:Christmas Day & Seasonal Music for choir and audience
Holst, Christmas Day (Plus sparkling festive music!)
Dan Ludford-Thomas, Conductor
Nico de Villiers, Piano
Martyn Noble, Organ
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid

La Grande Chapelle
Anchieta, Obras
Peñalosa, Obras
Escobar, Obras
Encina, Obras
Various, Canciones sefardíes
La Grande Chapelle
Albert Recasens, Conductor
Beihdja Rahal, Voice
Nadji Hamma, Oud
François Atlan
Nidhal Jaoua
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Lavenham

Bury Bach Choir: A Christmas Celebration
Britten, A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28
Bury Bach Choir
Graeme Danby, Bass
Valerie Reid, Mezzo-soprano
Jill Burrows, Reader
Philip Reed, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Kleiner Konzertsaal im Gasteig, Munich

Sergej Rachmaninow zum 75. Todesjahr
Rachmaninov, 10 Preludes, Op.23
Rachmaninov, Piano Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor, Op.36 (2. Version)
Rachmaninov, Cinq Morceaux de fantasie, Op.3
Eleonora Karpukhova, Piano
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Mahan Esfahani
Bach, 4 Duets, BWV802-805
Bach, Prelude and partita in F major, BWV833
Bach, Partita no. 2 in C minor, BWV826
Bach, Fantasia and fugue, BWV906
Bach, Partita no. 3 in A minor, BWV827
Mahan Esfahani, Harpsichord
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Mick Jagger Centre, Dartford

Christmas Concert with the Dartford Symphony Orchestra
Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel: Overture
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, Op.71: excerpts
Blake, The Snowman: Walking in the Air
Lloyd Webber, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Any Dream Will Do)
Rutter, Christmas Lullaby
Delius, Sleigh Ride
Works by Various
Dartford Symphony Orchestra
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

Oxford Bach Choir: Carols for All
Oxford Bach Choir
Benjamin Nicholas, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

St Matthew's Church, West Wimbledon, London

A Ceremony of Carols
Britten, A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 (SATB version)
Holst, Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda (Set 3)
Smith, Peter, Christmas Variations for Harp
Wimbledon Chamber Choir
Peter J Smith, Conductor
Harriet Adie, Harp
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Historic Asolo Theater, Sarasota

Holiday Brass
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione: Violin Concerto in F minor, Op.8 no. 4, RV 297 "L'inverno" (Winter)
Tchaikovsky, Concert Suite from The Nutcracker
Anderson, Sleigh Ride
Mary Bowden, Trumpet
Raquel Rodriquez, Trumpet
Rachel Velvikis, French horn
Samantha Lake, Tuba
Hana Beloglavec, Trombone
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, London

The Christmas Truce
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on Christmas Carols (Soloist: Hadley Fraser)
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248 (Excerpts)
Anonymous, Past Three o'Clock
Elgar, The Snow, Op.26 no.1
Short, The Dying Soldier
Willcocks, Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Mendelssohn, Frohlocket, ihr Völker auf Eden, Op.79 no.1
Sandstrom, Es ist ein ros entsprungen
Fitkin, The Christmas Truce
The Epiphoni Consort
Zeitgeist Chamber Orchestra
Fraser, Hadley, Actor