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Thu 23 Nov at 13:05
Chopin, Nocturne no. 13 in C minor, Op.48 no.1
Chopin, Ballade no. 1 in G minor, Op.23
Wagner, Die Walküre: Siegmunds Liebesgesang - Feuerzauber (arr. Brassin)
Busoni, Siegfrieds Trauermarsch (Götterdämmerung), nach Richard Wagner
Wagner, Tristan and Isolde: Prelude to Act 1 (arr. Kocsis)
Liszt, Isolde’s Liebestod from Wagner's Tristan und Isolde, transc. for piano, S 447
Camiel Boomsma, Piano
Sat 25 Nov at 19:30
Xenakis, Thallein
Rihm, Chiffre II: Silence to be beaten
Matthews C., Contraflow
Birtwistle, Silbury Air
Martyn Brabbins, Conductor
London Sinfonietta
Sun 26 Nov at 15:00
Schubert, Piano Sonata no. 17 in D major "Gasteiner", D.850
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 14 in C sharp minor "Moonlight", Op.27 no.2
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 13 in E flat major "quasi una fantasia", Op.27 no.1
Prokofiev, Piano Sonata no. 7 in B flat major, Op.83
Julian Jacobson, Piano
Mon 27 Nov at 19:00
Mozart: Master of Deception, with Rachel Podger
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Haydn, Symphony no. 26 in D minor "Lamentatione"
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 1 in B flat, K207
Bach J. C., Symphony in G minor, Op.6 no.6
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 5 in A major "Turkish", K219
Tue 28 Nov at 19:00
Dulwich College Symphony Orchestra
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Grainger, Lincolnshire Posy
McDowall, De Profundis (UK première)
Dulwich College Symphony Orchestra
Wed 29 Nov at 19:30
Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra
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Berlioz, Le Corsaire, Op.21: Overture
McEwen, Viola concerto
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 4 in F minor, Op.36
Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra
Timothy Ridout, Viola
James Blair, Conductor
Thu 30 Nov at 13:05
Debussy, Rhapsodie for cor anglais and piano
Berio, Sequenza
Villa-Lobos, Fantasia for soprano saxophone and chamber orchestra
Caplet, Impressions d'automne
Lauba, Jungle
Bizet, Ouvre ton coeur
Matitia, Devil's Rag
Jonathan Radford, Saxophone
Kaoli Ono, Piano
Thu 30 Nov at 19:30
Liszt, Rhapsodie Espagnole, S 254
Liszt, Totentanz, S 525
Tchaikovsky, 18 morceaux for piano, Op.72
Dmitry Masleev, Piano
Sat 2 Dec at 19:30
Modern Mystics: The Protecting Veil
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Tavener, The Protecting Veil (Featuring Living Programme Notes)
Tavener, The Protecting Veil
City of London Sinfonia
Matthew Barley, Cello
Alexandra Wood, Violin
Sun 3 Dec at 15:00
Handel, So shall the lute and and harp awake
Monteverdi, Exulta filia Sion
Grandi, O intemerata
Merula, Canzonetta Spirituale sopra alla nanna
Bach, Ich freue mich in dir - Cantata, BWV133
Bach, Ich steh' an deiner Krippen hier - hymn, BWV469
Scarlatti, Fortunati pastori…Tocco la prima sor
Campion, Now winter nights enlarge
Purcell, Scenes from The Fairy Queen and King Arthur
Traditional, Noël: A minuit fut fait un réveil
Traditional, The truth from above
Traditional, Adam lay ybounden
Traditional, Gabriel’s message
Traditional, Cân y Plygain
Handel, Or let the merry bells ring round
Elin Manahan Thomas, Soprano
Elizabeth Kenny, Lute
Sun 3 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565
Bach, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland - chorale prelude in G Minor, BWV659
Bach, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland - chorale prelude in G Minor, BWV660
Bach, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland - chorale prelude in G Minor, BWV661
Bach, Passacaglia and fugue in C Minor, BWV582
David Titterington, Organ
Mon 4 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV545
Bach, Sei gegruesset, Jesu guetig - chorale prelude in G Minor, BWV768
Bach, Fantasia in G Major, BWV572
David Titterington, Organ
Mon 4 Dec at 19:30
Bach, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme - Cantata, BWV140
Vivaldi, Vivaldi Concerto in D major for two trumpets, RV 781
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: excerpts
Traditional, O Little Town of Bethlehem
Traditional, Patapan
Tavener, The Lamb
Traditional, Past Three O’Clock
Rutter, Shepherd's pipe carol
Traditional, Silent Night (arr Roy Marshall)
Traditional, The Twelve Days of Christmas
Traditional, Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Traditional, We wish you a Merry Christmas
David Rowland, Director
Thames Chamber Orchestra
Keith Marshall, Conductor
Choir of Christ's College Cambridge
Tue 5 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Fantasia (Prelude) and Fugue in C Minor, BWV537
Bach, An Wasserflüssen Babylon - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV653
Bach, Trio sonata in C Major, BWV529
Bach, Wenn wir in hoechsten Nothen sein (Orgel-Büchlein) in G Major, BWV641
Bach, Fantasia and Fugue in C Minor, BWV562
David Titterington, Organ
Wed 6 Dec at 13:05
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 2 in F major, Op.102
Howard Shelley, Piano
London Mozart Players
Wed 6 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Pastorale in F Major, BWV590
Bach, Fugue on theme by Corelli in B Minor, BWV579
Bach, Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C Major, BWV564
David Titterington, Organ
Wed 6 Dec at 19:30
Programme to be announced
Parliament Choir
Simon Over, Conductor
Thu 7 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Concerto in D Minor, BWV596
Bach, Duet in E Minor, BWV802
Bach, Duet in F Major, BWV803
Bach, Duet in G Major, BWV804
Bach, Duet in A Minor, BWV805
Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565
David Titterington, Organ
Thu 7 Dec at 19:30
Praetorius, Lutheran Mass for Christmas Morning
Gabrieli Consort & Players
Paul McCreesh, Conductor
Fri 8 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
David Titterington, Organ
Fri 8 Dec at 19:30
Handel, Messiah
Orchestra of St John's
Orchestra of St John's Voices
Eline Vandenheede, Soprano
Tai Oney, Mezzo-soprano
John Findon, Tenor
Christian Valle, Bass
John Lubbock, Conductor
Sat 9 Dec at 17:15
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
Bach, Toccata and Fugue in F Major, BWV540
Bach, Fantasia and Fugue "Grand" in G Minor, BWV542
David Titterington, Organ
Sat 9 Dec at 18:30
Mendelssohn, Frohlocket, ihr Völker auf Eden, Op.79 no.1
Traditional, O come, o come, Emmanuel
Ord, Adam lay ybounden
Tavener, The Lamb
Davis, The Little Drummer Boy / Carol of the Drum
Rutter, Shepherd's pipe carol
Traditional, God rest you merry gentlemen
City of London Choir
Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor
Sun 10 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
Bach, Toccata and Fugue in F Major, BWV540
Bach, Fantasia and Fugue "Grand" in G Minor, BWV542
Bach, Meine Seele erhebet den Herrn - chorale, BWV324
Bach, Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ - chorale prelude in G Minor, BWV649
Bach, Kommst du nun, Jesu, von Himmel herunter - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV650
David Titterington, Organ
Mon 11 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
Bach, Toccata and Fugue in F Major, BWV540
Bach, Fantasia and Fugue "Grand" in G Minor, BWV542
David Titterington, Organ
Mon 11 Dec at 19:30
Pachelbel, Psalm 100 "Jauchzet dem Herrn, alle Welt", P.213
Kuhnau, Magnificat in C major
Bach, Magnificat in D Major, BWV243
Vox Luminis
Lionel Meunier, Conductor
Tue 12 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
Bach, Toccata and Fugue in F Major, BWV540
David Titterington, Organ
Tue 12 Dec at 19:30
Traditional, O come, O come, Emmanuel (arr. Willcocks)
Traditional, The angel Gabriel (arr. Willcocks)
Howells, A Spotless Rose
Tavener, The Lamb
Prokofiev, Troika Rida
Darke, In the Bleak Midwinter
Canteloube, Qui frappe ici
Traditional, Silent Night (arr. Stephen Darlington)
Goodall, It came upon
Clive Driskill-Smith, Organ
Stephen Darlington, Conductor
Howard Goodall, Host
Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Wed 13 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
David Titterington, Organ
Thu 14 Dec at 13:05
Thursday Lunchtime Concerts, Oxford Lieder Young Artists
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Quilter, Three Shakespeare Songs Op.6 no. 3: Blow, blow, thou winter wind
Poulenc, Calligrammes
Heggie, Friendly Persuasions
Britten, Winter Words for soprano or tenor and piano, Op.52
Peter Harris, Tenor
Hamish Brown, Piano
Thu 14 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
Bach, Prelude and Fugue in B Minor, BWV544
Bach, Prelude and Fugue in A Major, BWV536
David Titterington, Organ
Thu 14 Dec at 19:30
Programme to be announced
Alexander Mason, Organ
Lucy Wakeford, Harp
Jeffrey Skidmore, Conductor
Fri 15 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
Bach, Prelude and Fugue in B Minor, BWV544
David Titterington, Organ
Fri 15 Dec at 19:30
The Choir of King's College London
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Nicolai, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
Praetorius, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
Weckmann, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme’
Buxtehude, Wachet auf, ruft uns, BuxWV101
Telemann, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
Bach, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme - Cantata, BWV140
Bach J.C.F., Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
Choir of King's College London
Joseph Fort, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sat 16 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
David Titterington, Organ
Sat 16 Dec at 19:30
National Youth Music Theatre
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Programme to be announced
National Youth Music Theatre Chorus, Alumni & Orchestra, Musical Theatre Group
Sun 17 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
Bach, Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich in G Major, BWV605
Bach, Vom Himmel hoch, da komm'ich her in D Major, BWV606
Bach, Dies sind die heilgen zehn Gebot - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV679
Bach, Wir glauben all' an einen Gott - chorale prelude in E Minor, BWV681
Bach, Vater
David Titterington, Organ
Sun 17 Dec at 19:30
Fletcher, Ring out, wild bells
Fraser, This Christmastide
Carol Canning, Lullay my liking
Traditional, Silent Night
Traditional, I wonder as I wander
Ireland, The Holy Boy
Traditional, O Holy Night
Britten, Saint Nicolas for mixed chorus, strings, piano (4 hands), percussion and organ, Op.42
London Choral Sinfonia
Gallery Choir of Westminster Cathedral Choir School
Francisco Chiejina, Soprano
Nick Pritchard, Tenor
Michael Waldron, Organ
Mon 18 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
Bach, Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich in G Major, BWV605
Bach, Vom Himmel hoch, da komm'ich her in D Major, BWV606
David Titterington, Organ
Mon 18 Dec at 19:30
Bach, Mass in B minor, BWV232
Jonathan Sells, Director
Solomon's Knot
Tue 19 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
Bach, Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich in G Major, BWV605
Bach, Vom Himmel hoch, da komm'ich her in D Major, BWV606
Bach, Vom Himmel kam der Engel Schaar in G Minor, BWV607
Bach, In dulci jubilo (Orgel-Büchlein) in A Major, BWV608
Bach, Das alte Jahre vergangen ist (Orgel-Büchlein) in A Minor, BWV614
Bach, In dir ist Freude (Orgel-Büchlein) in G Major, BWV615
Bach, Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV547
David Titterington, Organ
Tue 19 Dec at 19:30
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
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Tallis, Videte miraculum
Gregorian, Verbum supernum prodiens
Byrd, Vigilate
Skempton, Adam lay ybounden
Wilberforce, Remember Bethlehem
McDowall, Now may we singen
Praetorius, Magnificat quinti toni
Tavener, Today the Virgin
Tavener, God is with us
Traditional, Gaudete
Joubert, Torches
Britten, A Hymn to the Virgin
Villette, Hymne à la Vierge
Joshua Pacey, I sing of a maiden (world premiere)
Traditional, The Infant King (arr. Willcocks)
Rutter, What sweeter music (What sweeter music)
Todd, My Lord has come
Gruber, Silent night (world premiere)
Mathias, A babe is born
Burton, Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Traditional, Santa Baby (arr. James Mawson)
Choir of Clare College Cambridge
Graham Ross, Conductor
Wed 20 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
David Titterington, Organ
Wed 20 Dec at 19:30
des Prez, Gaude virgo mater Christi
des Prez, Tu solus qui facis mirabilia
des Prez, Other (Pater noster)
Sheppard, Verbum Caro
Taverner, Other (Magnificat a 6)
Browne, Other (Stabat juxta)
des Prez, Other (Inter natos mulierum)
Tallis, Gaude gloriosa
Tallis Scholars
Peter Phillips, Conductor
Amy Haworth, Soprano
Emma Walshe, Soprano
Charlotte Ashley, Soprano
Gwendolen Martin, Soprano
Caroline Trevor, Alto
Alex Chance, Countertenor
Steven Harrold, Tenor
Simon Wall, Tenor
George Pooley, Tenor
Josh Cooter, Tenor
Greg Skidmore, Bass
Robert Macdonald, Bass
Thu 21 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
David Titterington, Organ
Siglo de Oro
Patrick Allies, Conductor
Fri 22 Dec at 19:30
Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248
Cambridge Choir of Trinity College
Anna Dennis, Soprano
Helen Charlston, Mezzo-soprano
Gwilym Bowen, Tenor
Matthew Brook, Bass-baritone
Stephen Layton, Conductor
Sat 23 Dec at 19:30
Handel, Messiah
Polyphony
Anna Dennis, Soprano
Helen Charlston, Mezzo-soprano
Gwilym Bowen, Tenor
Matthew Brook, Bass-baritone
Stephen Layton, Conductor
Sun 31 Dec at 14:00
Strauss Gala with Orchestra of St John's
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Strauss II, Kaiser-Walzer ‘Emperor Waltz’ Op. 437
Strauss II, Fata Morgana Op. 330
Strauss II, Albion-Polka Op. 102
Strauss II, Mein Herr Marquis’ from Die Fledermaus
Strauss II, Furioso-Polka Op. 260
Strauss II, Wiener Blut Op. 354
Strauss II, Wine, Woman and Song Op. 333
Strauss II, Unter Donner und Blitz Op. 324
Strauss II, Blumenfest-Polka Op. 111
Strauss II, Tales from the Vienna Woods Op. 325
Strauss II, Champagner-Polka Op. 211
Strauss II, Frühlingsstimmen Op. 410
Strauss II, The Blue Danube Op. 314
Lehár, Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiss’ from Giuditta
Lehár, ‘Vilja Song’ from The Merry Widow
Orchestra of St John's
John Lubbock, Conductor
Sun 7 Jan 2018 at 15:00
Janáček, Violin Sonata
Pärt, Fratres
Ysaÿe, Violin Sonata no. 3 in D minor "Ballade", Op.27 no.3
Ravel, Violin Sonata in A minor. Op posth
Strauss R., Sonata for violin and piano in E flat major, Op.18
Mathilde Milwidsky, Violin
Somi Kim, Piano
Mon 8 Jan 2018 at 13:00
Victoria, Missa, O Magnum Mysterium
Victoria, O Magnum Mysterium, motet
Floreat
Gilly French, Director
Reverend Graham Buckle