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Tue 20 Feb at 19:00

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Joyce DiDonato in Dead Man Walking
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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
Susan Bickley, Jade Boucher
Susan Bullock, Kitty Hart
Toni Marsol, Owen Hart
Michael Bracegirdle, Father Grenville
Mark Le Brocq, Howard Boucher
James Creswell, George Benton
BBC Singers
Singers from Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Finchley Children's Music Group
Thu 22 Feb at 19:30

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Daphne and Chloé
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Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Dutilleux, Métaboles
Ravel, Daphnis and Chloé, orchestral suite no. 2
Lionel Bringuier, Conductor
Alina Ibragimova, Violin
Sun 25 Feb at 14:30

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Family Concert
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Paul Rissmann, Presenter
Wed 28 Feb at 20:00

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Bernstein at 100
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Works by Bernstein
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis, Director
Thu 8 Mar 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 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 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
Wed 14 Mar at 19:30

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Guildhal Symphony Orchestra
Shostakovich, Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.77 or Op.99
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Ben Gernon, Conductor
Ionel Manciu, Violin
Guildhall School Symphony Orchestra
Thu 15 Mar at 19:30

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Schumann Symphony No 4
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Schumann, Genoveva, Op.81: overture
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 25 in C major, K503
Schumann, Overture, Scherzo and Finale in E major, Op.52
Schumann, Symphony no. 4 in D minor, Op.120
Piotr Anderszewski, Piano
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor
Mon 19 Mar at 19:30

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Brahms and his Poets
Brahms, Other (Songs by Brahms and Poetry)
Stephan Loges, Bass-baritone
Eugene Asti, Piano
Wed 21 Mar at 19:30

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Sakari Oramo conducts an Anna Clyne London premiere
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
Sun 25 Mar at 19:00

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Debussy and Beyond
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Boulez, Livre pour cordes
Bartók, Violin Concerto no. 2, Sz 112
Campbell, World premiere, Panufnik commission
Stravinsky, Le chant du rossignol (Song of the Nightingale)
Debussy, La Mer
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor
Renaud Capuçon, Violin
Wed 28 Mar at 18:30

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Half Six Fix: Stravinsky and Debussy
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Stravinsky, Le chant du rossignol (Song of the Nightingale)
Debussy, La Mer
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor
Thu 29 Mar at 19:30

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Evgeny Kissin in Recital
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Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 29 in B flat major "Hammerklavier", Op.106
Rachmaninov, Prelude in C sharp minor for piano, Op.3 no.2
Rachmaninov, 10 Preludes, Op.23 (Nos 1-7)
Rachmaninov, 13 Preludes, Op.32 (Nos 5,10, 12 & 13)
Evgeny Kissin, Piano
Fri 30 Mar at 15:00

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St John Passion
Bach, St John Passion, BWV245
James Gilchrist, Tenor
Iestyn Davies, Countertenor
Philippe Sly, Bass-baritone
Lydia Teuscher, Soprano
Choir of the AAM
Academy of Ancient Music
Bernard Labadie, Conductor
Sun 8 Apr at 19:00

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Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 8 in C minor, Op.65
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Nikolai Lugansky, Piano
Wed 11 Apr at 19:30

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Piotr Anderszewski in recital
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Bach, Various preludes and fugues
Beethoven, 33 variations for piano in C major 'Diabelli Variations', Op.120
Piotr Anderszewski, Piano
Fri 13 Apr at 19:30

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© Benjamin Ealovega
Sir Andrew Davis conducts a London Premiere by Raymond Yiu
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Elgar, The Starlight Express - incidental music, Op.78 (excerpts)
Yiu, The World Was Once All Miracle
Elkington, Out of the Mists
Elgar, The Spirit of England for soprano/tenor chorus and orchestra, Op.80
Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor
Andrew Staples, Tenor
Roderick Williams, Baritone
BBC Symphony Chorus
Sun 15 Apr at 19:00

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Sibelius' Fifth Symphony
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Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Giguère, Other (World première, Panufnik com.)
Sibelius, Symphony no. 5 in E flat major, Op.82
Susanna Mälkki, Conductor
Daniel Müller-Schott, Cello
Mon 16 Apr at 19:30

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Vengerov plays the Brahms Violin Sonatas
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Brahms, Violin Sonata no. 1 in G major, Op.78
Brahms, Violin Sonata no. 2 in A major, Op.100
Brahms, F-A-E Sonata: scherzo in C minor
Brahms, Violin Sonata no. 3 in D minor, Op.108
Maxim Vengerov, Violin
Polina Osetinskaya, Piano
Thu 19 Apr at 19:30

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Helen Grime première
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Grime, Other (World premiere)
Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sun 22 Apr at 10:00

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Discovery Day: Tippett
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Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sun 22 Apr at 19:00

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Tippett's The Rose Lake
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Tippett, The Rose Lake
Mahler, Symphony no. 10 in F sharp major (completed Cooke)
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sat 28 Apr at 19:30

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© Felipe Pagani
Adams's The Wound-Dresser & the UK premiere of Harris's Face
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Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Adams, The Wound-Dresser
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Allison Bell, Soprano
Anthony Gregory, Tenor
Marcus Farnsworth, Baritone
BBC Singers
Wed 2 May at 19:30

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Los Angeles Philharmonic/Dudamel
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Salonen, New Work (European premiere)
Varèse, Amériques
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 5 in D minor, Op.47
Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor
Thu 3 May at 19:30

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Los Angeles Philharmonic/Dudamel
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Hearne, Place (European première)
Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor
Saul Williams, text
Ted Hearne, text
Bebru Brantley, text
Fri 4 May at 19:30

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Los Angeles Philharmonic/Dudamel
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Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor
Julianna Di Giacomo, Soprano
Davóne Tines, Bass-baritone
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Wed 9 May at 19:30

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© Harald Hoffmann
Rustioni conducts Fairouz's Mandolin Concerto
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Ravel, Overture de féerie: Shéhérazade
Dorman, Mandolin Concerto (UK première)
Ghedini, Musica notturna (UK première)
Respighi, Pines of Rome (Pini di Roma)
Avi Avital, Mandolin
Daniele Rustioni, Conductor
Wed 16 May at 19:30

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Alice Coote performs Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius
Alice Coote performs Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius
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Elgar, The Dream of Gerontius, Oratorio for soloists chorus and orchestra, Op.38
Alice Coote, Mezzo-soprano
Alan Ewing, Bass
Sakari Oramo, Conductor
BBC Symphony Chorus
Thu 17 May at 19:00

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Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
Sibelius, Symphony no. 6 in D minor, Op.104
Sibelius, Symphony no. 7 in C major, Op.105
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Janine Jansen, Violin
Sat 19 May at 19:30

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Kaufmann sings the Four Last Songs
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Strauss R., Orchestral Songs
Elgar, In the South (Alassio) - Concert Overture for orchestra, Op.50
Strauss R., Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs)
Jonas Kaufmann, Tenor
Jochen Rieder, Conductor
Sun 20 May at 19:00

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Missa Solemnis
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Beethoven, Mass in D Major “Missa solemnis”, Op.123
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Joélle Harvey, Soprano
Sasha Cooke, Mezzo-soprano
Toby Spence, Tenor
Luca Pisaroni, Baritone
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sun 20 May at 19:30

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Britten Sinfonia: Beethoven Symphony Cycle (No 6)
Britten Sinfonia: Beethoven Symphony Cycle (No 6)
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Barry, The Conquest of Ireland
Beethoven, Symphony no. 6 in F major "Pastoral", Op.68
Thomas Adès, Conductor
Joshua Bloom, Bass
Thu 31 May at 19:30

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Nicola Benedetti - music by Vivaldi and Telemann
Telemann, Concerto in C major for four solo violins, TWV 40:203
Telemann, Ouvertüre F-Dur TWV 55:F11 „Alster-Ouvertüre“
Vivaldi, Violin Concerto in D major, RV 208 "Il Grosso Mogul"
Vivaldi, Violin Concerto in F major, RV 285
Telemann, Violin Concerto in A major "The Frogs"TWV 51:A4
Nicola Benedetti, Violin
Academy of Ancient Music
Richard Egarr, Director
Fri 1 Jun at 19:30

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Mahler 7/Kirill Petrenko/Bayerisches Staatsorchester
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Mahler, Symphony no. 7
Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Kirill Petrenko, Conductor
Sun 3 Jun at 19:00

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Pictures at an Exhibition
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Ravel, Rapsodie espagnole
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. Ravel)
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Yefim Bronfman, Piano
Mon 4 Jun at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Franco Fagioli sings Vivaldi & Handel
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Vivaldi, La Senna festeggiante in C major, RV693: Sinfonia
Veracini, Overture no.6 in B flat major
Vivaldi, L'Olimpiade, RV 725: Mentre dormi amor
Vivaldi, Orlando furioso, RV 728: Nel profondo
Handel, Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op.3 No.2, HWV 313
Vivaldi, L'estro armonico: Concerto for 2 violins, cello and strings in A minor, Op.3 no. 8, RV 522
Handel, Ariodante, HWV33: Dopo notte
Franco Fagioli, Countertenor
Venice Baroque Orchestra
Gianpiero Zanocco, Director
Tue 5 Jun at 19:30

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Yuja Wang in Recital
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Programme to be announced
Yuja Wang, Piano
Fri 8 Jun at 19:30

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Les Arts Florissants: Jardin des Voix
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Works by Gibbons
Works by Dowland
Works by Purcell
Works by Handel
Works by Boyce
Works by Arne
Les Arts Florissants
Paul Agnew, Director
Sophie Daneman, Soprano
Fri 15 Jun at 19:30

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Bach Weekend/Monteverdi Choir
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Bach, Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen - Cantata, BWV12
Bach, Ihr werdet weinen und heulen - Cantata, BWV103
Bach, O ewiges Feuer, O Ursprung der Liebe - Cantata, BWV34
Bach, O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort - Cantata, BWV20
Monteverdi Choir
Monteverdi orchestra
Sat 16 Jun at 19:30

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Bach Weekend/Monteverdi Choir
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Bach, Es erhub sich ein Streit - Cantata, BWV19
Bach, Nimm von uns, Herr, du treuer Gott - Cantata, BWV101
Bach, Jesu, der du meine Seele - Cantata, BWV78
Bach, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme - Cantata, BWV140
Monteverdi Choir
Monteverdi orchestra
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor
Sun 17 Jun at 19:30

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Bach Weekend/Monteverdi Choir
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Bach, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland - Cantata, BWV61
Bach, Wachet! betet! betet! wachet! - Cantata, BWV70a
Bach, Unser Mund sei voll Lachens - Cantata, BWV110
Bach, Schwingt freudig euch empor - Cantata, BWV36
Monteverdi Choir
Monteverdi Continuo Ensemble
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor
Thu 21 Jun at 19:30

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Murray Perahia in Recital
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Programme to be announced
Murray Perahia, Piano
Sun 24 Jun at 19:00

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Shostakovich, Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.77 or Op.99
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Nicola Benedetti, Violin
Thu 5 Jul at 19:30

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LSO on Track at 10
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Unknown, to be announced
Elim Chan, Conductor
Robert Moody, Conductor
LSO On Track Orchestra
Guildhall Young Musicians
Sun 8 Jul at 14:30

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Family Concert
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Sun 9 Sep at 15:00

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Kavakos/Ma/Ax Trio
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Brahms, Piano Trio no. 2 in C major, Op.87
Brahms, Piano Trio no. 3 in C minor, Op.101
Brahms, Piano Trio no. 1 in B major, Op.8
Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
Yo-Yo Ma, Cello
Emmanuel Despax, Piano
Sun 16 Sep at 19:00

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New Music Britain
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Birtwistle, Fanfare (*)
Holst, Egdon Heath, homage to Hardy, Op.47
Turnage, Dispelling the Fears, for two trumpets and orchestra
Britten, Spring Symphony for soloists, mixed choir, children's choir and orchestra, Op.44
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Philip Cobb, Trumpet
Gábor Tarkövi, Trumpet
Elizabeth Watts, Soprano
Alice Coote, Mezzo-soprano
Allan Clayton, Tenor
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Tiffin Choirs
Tue 18 Sep at 19:30

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Spring Symphony
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Dvořák, Slavonic Dances (selection)
Janáček, Sinfonietta, Op.60
Britten, Spring Symphony for soloists, mixed choir, children's choir and orchestra, Op.44
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Elizabeth Watts, Soprano
Alice Coote, Mezzo-soprano
Allan Clayton, Tenor
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Tiffin Choirs
Wed 19 Sep at 19:30

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Sibelius' Fifth
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Janáček, Sinfonietta, Op.60
Szymanowski, Violin Concerto no. 1, Op.35
Sibelius, Symphony no. 5 in E flat major, Op.82
Janine Jansen, Violin
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor