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Thu 23 Nov at 19:30

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Søndergård conducts Ruders, Shostakovich and Strauss
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Ruders, Concerto in pieces (Variations on Purcell for orchestra)
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C minor for piano, trumpet and string orchestra, Op.35
Strauss R., Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Behzod Abduraimov, Piano
Alan Thomas, Trumpet
Fri 24 Nov at 19:30

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Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Jansons
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Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Prokofiev, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, Op.100
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Mariss Jansons, Conductor
Yefim Bronfman, Piano
Sun 26 Nov at 19:00

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Liszt, Années de pèlerinage, Deuxième année, Italie: Sposalizio, S 161 no. 1 (orch. Sciarrino)
Liszt, Totentanz for piano and orchestra, S 126
Liszt, A Faust Symphony, S 108
Alice Sara Ott, Piano
Brenden Gunnell, Tenor
Ladies of the London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Wed 29 Nov at 19:30

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Sibelius, Hillborg
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Sibelius, Symphony no. 6 in D minor, Op.104
Hillborg, Violin Concerto No.2
Sibelius, Symphony no. 4 in A minor, Op.63
Sakari Oramo, Conductor
Lisa Batiashvili, Violin
Thu 30 Nov at 19:30

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Dun, Martial Arts Trilogy
Dun, Clips from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and The Banquet
Tan Dun, Conductor
Fri 1 Dec at 19:30

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Cecilia Bartoli
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Hasse, Il ciro riconosciuto: Overture
Caldara, Nitocri: Fortuna e speranza
Albinoni, Il nascimento dell’Aurora: Aure andate e baciate
Gabrielli, San Sigismondo, re di Borgogna: Aure voi de’miei sospiri
Pollarolo, Ariodante: Overture
Handel, Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno, HWV 46a: Lascia la spina
Raupach, Siroe, re di Persia: O placido il mare
Handel, Ode for St Cecilia's Day, HWV 76: What passion cannot Music raise and quell?
Boccherini, Cello Concerto no. 10 in D major, G483
Gluck, Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance des Furies
Boccherini, Se d’un amor tiranno, G557
Cecilia Bartoli, Mezzo-soprano
Sol Gabetta, Cello
Andrés Gabetta, Violin
Cappella Gabetta
Sat 2 Dec at 19:30

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Britten Sinfonia and King’s College Choir: Chichester Psalms
Richards, New Work (world premiere)
Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Vaughan Williams, Dona nobis pacem
Ailish Tynan, Soprano
Neal Davies, Bass
Stephen Cleobury, Conductor
Jacqueline Shave, Leader
Britten Sinfonia
Sun 3 Dec at 19:00

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LSO Choral Christmas
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Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
LSO Brass Ensemble
London Symphony Chorus
LSO Community Choir
LSO Discovery Choirs
Wed 6 Dec at 19:30

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Finland Awakes
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Sibelius, Press Celebrations Music
Sibelius, Laetare anima mea for violin or cello and orchestra, Op.77 no.1
Sibelius, Devotion (Ab imo pectore) for violin or cello and orchestra, Op.77 no.2
Sibelius, Symphony no. 1 in E minor, Op.39
Sakari Oramo, Conductor
Guy Johnston, Cello
Thu 7 Dec at 19:30

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Mozart and Tchaikovsky
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Mozart, Violin concerto no. 2 in D major, K211
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 3 in G major, "Strassburg", K216
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Nikolaj Znaider, Violin, Conductor
Sat 9 Dec at 19:30

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Les Arts Florissants / Monteverdi: Selva morale e spirituale
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Monteverdi, Magnificat a 8
Monteverdi, Salve Regina
Monteverdi, Il Lamento d'Arianna, pianto della Madonna
Monteverdi, Laudate Dominum a voce sola
Monteverdi, Confitebor terzo
Monteverdi, Laudate Dominum terzo
Monteverdi, O ciechi, il tanto affaticar che giova?
Monteverdi, Voi ch’ascoltate in rime sparse
Monteverdi, È questa vita un lampo
Monteverdi, Chi vuol che m’innamori
Monteverdi, Gloria a 7 voci
Les Arts Florissants
William Christie, Conductor
Lucia Martin Caron, Soprano
Emmanuelle de Negri, Soprano
Carlo Vistoli, Countertenor
Cyril Auvity, Tenor
Reinoud Van Mechelen, Tenor
Marc Mauillon, Bass
Cyril Costanzo, Bass
John Taylor Ward, Bass
Sun 10 Dec at 18:45

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Free Performance
Sun 10 Dec at 19:30

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Total Immersion: Esa-Pekka Salonen 4
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Salonen, Gambit
Salonen, Wing on Wing
Salonen, Mimo II
Salonen, Karawane
Sakari Oramo, Conductor
Anu Komsi, Soprano
Piia Komsi, Soprano
Nicholas Daniel, Oboe
BBC Symphony Chorus
Wed 13 Dec at 19:30

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Strauss and Mahler
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Strauss R., Metamorphosen
Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Simon O'Neill, Tenor
Christian Gerhaher, Baritone
Sat 16 Dec at 19:30

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Bernstein 100
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Bernstein, Symphony no. 2, "The Age of Anxiety"
Bernstein, Wonderful Town (concert version)
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Danielle de Niese, Eileen
Nathan Gunn, Bob Baker
Duncan Rock, Wreck
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Krystian Zimerman, Piano
Sun 17 Dec at 19:00

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Strauss and Mahler
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Strauss R., Metamorphosen
Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Simon O'Neill, Tenor
Christian Gerhaher, Baritone
Tue 19 Dec at 19:30

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Logical Family: An Evening with Armistead Maupin and the BBC Symphony Orchestra
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Armistead Maupin, Narrator
David Parry, Conductor
Wed 20 Dec at 19:00

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Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Mary Bevan, Soprano
Reginald Mobley, Countertenor
Thomas Hobbs, Tenor
Christopher Purves, Baritone
Choir of the AAM
Academy of Ancient Music
Richard Egarr, Director
Thu 21 Dec at 18:30

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Half Six Fix: Wonderful Town
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Bernstein, Wonderful Town (concert version)
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Danielle de Niese, Eileen
Nathan Gunn, Bob Baker
Duncan Rock, Wreck
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sat 6 Jan 2018 at 19:30

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Sibelius, Merikanto
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Sibelius, Symphony no. 7 in C major, Op.105
Sibelius, Luonnotar, symphonic poem for soprano and orchestra, op.70
Merikanto, Ekho
Sibelius, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.43
Sakari Oramo, Conductor
Anu Komsi, Soprano
Sun 7 Jan 2018 at 19:00

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National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
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Lyadov, The Enchanted Lake, Op.62
Dukas, The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Bartók, Duke Bluebeard's Castle
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Daisy Evans, Director
Claudia Mahnke, Judith
Robert Hayward, Bluebeard
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Thu 11 Jan 2018 at 19:30

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Sir Simon Rattle / Kožená
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Schubert, Symphony no. 8 in B minor "Unfinished", D.759
Mahler, Rückert-Lieder
Handel, Three Arias
Rameau, Les Boréades: suite
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Magdalena Kožená, Mezzo-soprano
Sat 13 Jan 2018 at 19:30

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Genesis Suite
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Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Milhaud et al, Genesis Suite
Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Gerard McBurney, Narrator
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sun 14 Jan 2018 at 19:00

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20th Century Masters
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Janáček, From the House of the Dead: overture
Carter, Instances
Berg, Violin Concerto "To the Memory of an Angel"
Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Isabelle Faust, Violin
Thu 18 Jan 2018 at 19:30

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Behzod Abduraimov plays the Liszt Sonata
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Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod
Liszt, Piano Sonata in B minor, S 178
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet - Ten Pieces for Piano, Op.75
Behzod Abduraimov, Piano
Fri 19 Jan 2018 at 19:30

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Josep Pons conducts two terrific and colourful Spanish scores
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de Falla, El amor brujo
Granados, Goyescas, Op.11
Maria Toledo, Flamenco singer
Nancy Fabiola Herrera, Soprano
Gustavo Peña, Tenor
Lidia Vinyes Curtis, Mezzo-soprano
José Antonio López, Baritone
Josep Pons, Conductor
BBC Singers
Sun 21 Jan 2018 at 19:00

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The Young Debussy
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Wagner, Tannhäuser: Overture
Lalo, Cello concerto in D minor
Debussy, Première Suite d'orchestre
Massenet, Le Cid: ballet suite
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor
Edgar Moreau, Cello
Wed 24 Jan 2018 at 19:30

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Orchestra of La Scala / Chailly
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Rossini, La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie): Overture
Grieg, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 4 in F minor, Op.36
Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano
Filarmonica della Scala
Riccardo Chailly, Conductor
Thu 25 Jan 2018 at 19:30

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Essential Dubussy
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Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Debussy, Fantaisie, for piano and orchestra
Debussy, Jeux
Debussy, Nocturnes for female choir and orchestra, L 91
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor
Cédric Tiberghien, Piano
Ladies of the London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sat 27 Jan 2018 at 15:00

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Total Immersion Leonard Bernstein: The man and the music
Sat 27 Jan 2018 at 19:00

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Free Performance
Sat 27 Jan 2018 at 19:30

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Bernstein's Songfest & Plato-inspired Serenade
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Bernstein, Candide: overture
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's Symposium
Bernstein, Songfest
David Charles Abell, Conductor
Vadim Gluzman, Violin
Sophia Burgos, Soprano
J’nai Bridges, Mezzo-soprano
Fleur Barron, Mezzo-soprano
Nicky Spence, Tenor
Nmon Ford, Baritone
Fri 2 Feb 2018 at 19:30

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Sir Andrew Davis conducts Finzi & Shostakovich
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Finzi, Cello Concerto, Op.40
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93
Paul Watkins, Cello
Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor
Sun 4 Feb 2018 at 19:00

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Mahler's Second Symphony
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Mahler, Symphony no. 2 in C minor 'Resurrection'
Semyon Bychkov, Conductor
Christiane Karg, Soprano
Anna Larsson, Alto
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Tue 6 Feb 2018 at 19:30

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Jansen/Maisky/Argerich Trio
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Shostakovich, Piano Trio no. 2 in E minor, Op.67
Tchaikovsky, Piano Trio in A minor, "In memory of a Great Artist" Op.50
Janine Jansen, Violin
Mischa Maisky, Cello
Martha Argerich, Piano
Thu 8 Feb 2018 at 19:30

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Janáček, Bartók, Elgar
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Janáček, Schluck und Jau
Bartók, Piano Concerto no. 3, Sz 119
Elgar, Symphony no. 1 in A flat major, Op.55
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Francesco Piemontesi, Piano
Fri 9 Feb 2018 at 19:30

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Javier Perianes performs Ravel's sparkling Piano Concerto
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Barber, Symphony no. 1, Op.9
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition
James Feddeck, Conductor
Javier Perianes, Piano
Sun 11 Feb 2018 at 10:00

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Discovery Day: Elgar
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Nikolaj Znaider, Violin
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Sun 11 Feb 2018 at 19:00

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Sir Mark Elder
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Dvořák, Othello: Overture, Op.93
Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.26
Elgar, Symphony no. 2 in E flat major, Op.63
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Nikolaj Znaider, Violin
Fri 16 Feb 2018 at 19:30

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Jonas Kaufmann & Diana Damrau
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Wolf, Italienisches Liederbuch (Italian Songbook)
Jonas Kaufmann, Tenor
Diana Damrau, Soprano
Helmut Deutsch, Piano
Sun 18 Feb 2018 at 19:00

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Harding and Kavakos
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Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op.63
Grime, Virga
Strauss R., An Alpine Symphony (Eine Alpensinfonie), Op.64
Daniel Harding, Conductor
Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
Tue 20 Feb 2018 at 19:00

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Joyce DiDonato in Dead Man Walking
UK première
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Heggie, Dead Man Walking
Mark Wigglesworth, Conductor
Leonard Foglia, Director
Measha Brueggergosman, Sister Rose
Maria Zifchak, Mrs. Patrick De Rocher
Joyce DiDonato, Sister Helen Prejean
Michael Mayes, Joseph De Rocher
Lucy Schaufer, Jade Boucher
Maria Hinojosa Montenegro, Kitty Hart
Toni Marsol, Owen Hart
BBC Singers
Thu 22 Feb 2018 at 19:30

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Daphne and Chloé
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Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Franck, Psyché, symphonic poem
Ravel, Daphnis and Chloé, orchestral suite no. 2
Robin Ticciati, Conductor
Alina Ibragimova, Violin
Sun 25 Feb 2018 at 14:30

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Family Concert
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Paul Rissmann, Presenter
Tue 27 Feb 2018 at 19:30

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Britten Sinfonia: Rhapsody in Blue with Jeremy Denk
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version)
Stravinsky, Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments
Jeremy Denk, Piano
Britten Sinfonia
Thu 8 Mar 2018 at 19:30

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Insula Orchestra / Beethoven & Farrenc
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Beethoven, Triple Concerto for violin, cello, and piano in C major, Op.56
Farrenc, Symphony no. 3 in G minor
Insula Orchestra
Laurence Equilbey, Conductor
Alexandra Corunova, Violin
Natalie Clein, Cello
Alice Sara Ott, Piano
Sun 11 Mar 2018 at 19:00

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Sir John Eliot Gardiner
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Schumann, Genoveva, Op.81: overture
Berlioz, Les Nuits d’été, Op.7
Schumann, Symphony no. 2 in C major, Op.61
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor
Ann Hallenberg, Mezzo-soprano
Tue 13 Mar 2018 at 18:30

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Handel’s Rinaldo / The English Concert
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Handel, Rinaldo (Concert performance)
The English Concert
Harry Bicket, Conductor
Iestyn Davies, Countertenor
Jane Archibald, Soprano
Sasha Cooke, Mezzo-soprano
Joélle Harvey, Soprano
Luca Pisaroni, Baritone
Jakub Józef Orliński, Countertenor
Thu 15 Mar 2018 at 19:30

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Gardiner and Pires
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Schumann, Overture, Scherzo and Finale in E major, Op.52
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Schumann, Symphony no. 4 in D minor, Op.120
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor
Maria João Pires, Piano
Wed 21 Mar 2018 at 19:30

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Sakari Oramo conducts an Anna Clyne London premiere
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Clyne, This midnight hour
Britten, Violin Concerto, Op.15
Beethoven, Symphony no. 6 in F major "Pastoral", Op.68
Vilde Frang, Violin
Sakari Oramo, Conductor