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Thu 25 Oct at 13:05
Grunenwald, Diptyque Liturgique
Hopkins, Deux Danses
Sessions, Chorale
Anthony Gritten, Organ
Thu 25 Oct at 19:30
Enescu, Suite no. 3 (Pièces impromptues) Op.18: Carillon Nocturne
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition
Prokofiev, Piano Sonata no. 2 in D minor, Op.14
Scriabin, 24 Preludes, Op.11 (extracts)
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite (transc. Agosti)
Daniel Ciobanu, Piano
Sun 28 Oct at 15:00
Takemitsu, Les Yeux Clos II
Debussy, Préludes: Book 2
Kondo, High window
Debussy, Estampes
Messiaen, Catalogue d'oiseaux: Le Merle bleu, no.3
Satoh, Hashi
Tanaka, Crystalline I
Debussy, Petite Suite
Andrew Zolinsky, Piano
Sun 28 Oct at 19:30
Loops 'n' Rounds: American Music for Strings
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Diamond, Rounds, for string orchestra
Glass, String Quartet no. 2 "Company"
Reich, Triple Quartet
Adams, Shaker Loops
Dmitri Ensemble
Graham Ross, Conductor
Tue 30 Oct at 15:00
Elgar, Cockaigne (In London Town) - overture for orchestra, Op.40
Falla, Noches en los Jardines de España (Nights in the gardens of Spain)
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, symphonic suite, Op.35
London Phoenix Orchestra
Tue 30 Oct at 19:30
London Phoenix Orchestra
Falla, Noches en los Jardines de España (Nights in the gardens of Spain)
Clara Rodriguez, Piano
London Phoenix Orchestra
Lev Parikian, Conductor
Thu 1 Nov at 13:05
Alena Walentin & Joseph Havlat
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Taktakishvili, Sonata for flute and piano
Khachaturian, Two pieces for flute and piano
Prokofiev, Sonata for Flute and Piano in D major, Op.94
Alena Walentin, Flute
Joseph Havlat, Piano
Thu 1 Nov at 19:30
Gabrieli Consort & Players - The Fairy Queen
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Purcell, The Fairy Queen
Gabrieli Consort & Players
Paul McCreesh, Conductor
Carolyn Sampson, Soprano
Anna Dennis, Soprano
Mhairi Lawson, Soprano
Rowan Pierce, Soprano
Jeremy Budd, Tenor
Charles Daniels, Tenor
James Way, Tenor
James Newby, Baritone
Ashley Riches, Baritone
Sun 4 Nov at 15:00
Haydn, Piano Trio no. 30 in F major, Hob XV:17
Haydn, Scottish and Welsh Folksongs, Hob. XXXIa
Tann, Llef, for flute and cello
Ravel, Chansons madécasses
Tann, In the Theatre of Air
Beethoven, Twenty-six Welsh folksongs, WoO 146
Marsyas Trio
Jessica Summers, Soprano
Tue 6 Nov at 19:30
LBS Bachfest: Steinitz Bach Players 50th Anniversary Concert
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Bach, O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort - Cantata, BWV60
Bach, Double Concerto for 2 violins in D minor, BWV1043
Bach, Süsser Trost, mein Jesus kömmt - Cantata, BWV151
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 1 in F major, BWV1046
Steinitz Bach Players
Rowan Pierce, Soprano
Anna Harvey, Mezzo-soprano
Rodolfo Richter, Violin, Director
Thu 8 Nov at 13:05
Debussy, 12 Études, L.136
Bartók, For Children, Sz 42 (no. 26)
Ligeti, Musica Ricercata
Bartók, For Children, Sz 42 (no. 3)
Christina McMaster, Piano
Sat 10 Nov at 19:30
Pärt, Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
Parry, Songs of Farewell
Mozart, Requiem in D minor, K626
London Choral Sinfonia
Kim-Lillian Strebel, Soprano
Anna Harvey, Alto
Nick Pritchard, Tenor
Duncan Rock, Bass
Sun 11 Nov at 17:00
Britten, Sinfonia da Requiem, Op.20
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Vaughan Williams, Dona nobis pacem
Royal Orchestral Society
The London Chorus
Tim Hugh, Cello
Nicola Ihnatowicz, Soprano
Peter Brooke, Bass-baritone
Orlando Jopling, Cello
Mon 12 Nov at 19:00
Westminster School Symphony Orchestra
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Márquez, Danzón no. 2
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 5 in D minor, Op.47
Westminster School Symphony Orchestra
Tim Garrard, Conductor
Wed 14 Nov at 13:05
Haydn, Piano Concerto in D major, Hob XVIII:11
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C minor for piano, trumpet and string orchestra, Op.35
London Mozart Players
Paul Archibald, Trumpet
Howard Shelley, Piano, Director
Wed 14 Nov at 19:30
Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in F sharp major, K318
Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in B minor, K87
Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in D major, K492
Schubert, Piano Sonata no. 21 in B flat major, D.960
Liszt, Aida: Danza sacra e duetto finale, transcription from Verdi, S 436/R 269
Liszt, Isolde's Liebestod from Wagner's Tristan und Isolde, transc. for piano, S 447
Liszt, Réminiscences de Lucia di Lammermoor, S 397
Liszt, Rigoletto: Paraphrase de Concert, S 434
Mark Bebbington, Piano
Thu 15 Nov at 13:05
Kosmos Ensemble
Thu 15 Nov at 19:30
Peter Sheppard Skærved and Michael Hersch
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Hersch, Zwischen Leben und Tod: twenty-two pieces after images by Peter Weiss (European première)
Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Violin
Michael Hersch, Piano
Sat 17 Nov at 19:30
Fulham Symphony Orchestra
Marc Dooley, Conductor
Sun 18 Nov at 18:00
Grainger, Marching Song of Democracy
Stravinsky, Symphony of Psalms
Kashif, Queen Symphony (arr. Erik Somers, UK première)
Kew Wind Orchestra
Hampton Choral Society
Matthew Willis, Conductor
Richard Harker, Conductor
Mon 19 Nov at 19:30
Finnis, Eldest Night
Haydn, The Creation (Die Schöpfung), Hob XXI:2
La Nuova Musica
Holst Singers
Lucy Crowe, Soprano
Benjamin Hulett, Tenor
William Berger, Bass
David Bates, Conductor
Tue 20 Nov at 19:30
Pergolesi, another Stabat Mater
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Programme to include:
Anonymous, Manuscrit d'Ostuni: Plainchant Stabat Mater
Pergolesi, Stabat Mater
Le Concert de l'Hostel Dieu
Heather Newhouse, Soprano
Anthea Pichanick, Mezzo-soprano
Sebastian Monty, Tenor
Romain Bockler, Baritone
Guillaume Olry, Bass
Franck-Emmanuel Comte, Organ, Director
Wed 21 Nov at 19:30
Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra
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Verdi, La forza del destino (The Force of Destiny): Overture
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.23
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra
Rustam Khanmurzin, Piano
James Blair, Conductor
Thu 22 Nov at 13:05
Dupré, Symphonie-Passion, Op.23: Le Monde dans l'attente du Sauveur
Vivaldi, L'estro armonico: Concerto for 2 violins, cello and strings in G minor, Op.3 no. 2, RV 578 (arr. James Orford)
Duruflé, Suite, Op.5: Siciliène
Reger, Variations and Fugue on "Heil dir im Siegerkranz"
Vierne, Organ Symphony no. 4 in G minor, Op.32 (Romance)
Montague, Behold a Pale Horse
James Orford, Organ
Thu 22 Nov at 19:30
Whitacre, Sainte-Chapelle
Byrd, Mass for Five Voices (Kyrie)
Panufnik, Kyrie after Byrd
Pott, Laudate Dominum
Lauridsen, I will lift up mine eyes
Tallis, O sacrum convivium
Stucky, Three Motets in Memoriam of Thomas Tallis: O Sacrum Convivium
of Bingen, Plainchant
DiOrio, O Virtus Sapientiae
Park, Upheld by stillness
Gjeilo, Sanctus
Palestrina, Fratres ego enim accepi
Prestini, Reflection on Palestrina's Fratres ego enim accepi
Muhly, I cannot attain unto it
Anonymous, Plainchant - Pater Noster
Bray, Agnus Dei
Byrd, Mass for Five Voices (Agnus Dei)
Clausen, Tonight Eternity Alone
ORA Singers
Suzi Digby, Conductor
Sat 24 Nov at 19:30
Swinging Saturday with Liane Carroll and Claire Martin
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Liane Carroll, Voice, Piano
Claire Martin, Piano
Martin Shaw, Trumpet
Sun 25 Nov at 19:30
Swinging Sunday with Joe Stilgoe and his Mighty Big Band
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Mighty Big Band
Joe Stilgoe
Mon 26 Nov at 19:30
Kensington Symphony Orchestra
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Holst, Ballet Music from The Perfect Fool
Rachmaninov, Symphonic Dances, Op.45
Vaughan Williams, Job - a masque for dancing
Kensington Symphony Orchestra
Russell Keable, Conductor
Wed 28 Nov at 19:00
Unknown, A folksong patchwork for children's voices
Bruce, Song of Until (world première)
Voices Foundation Chorus
Charles MacDougall, Conductor
Fri 30 Nov at 19:30
Constellatio Felix: Sun, Stars and Planets
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Lully, Phaëton: suite (Sun)
Zelenka, Simphonie a 8 in A minor (Allegro)
Handel, Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op.6 no.4, HWV 322
Muffat, Concerto grosso no. 12 in G major "Propitia Sydera"
Pisendel, Imitation des Caractères de la Danse
Telemann, Concerto Grosso for violin and strings in B flat major, per il Sgr Pisendel, TWV 51:B1
Rameau, Suite des Planètes
European Union Baroque Orchestra
Lars Ulrik Mortensen, Harpsichord, Director
Sat 1 Dec at 19:30
Schola Cantorum of Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School
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Handel, Messiah
Schola Cantorum of The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School
St James's Baroque
Scott Price, Conductor
Mon 3 Dec at 19:30
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248 (Christians be Joyful)
Adam, O Holy Night
Janz, A Christmas Prayer (from the trenches)
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Worthy is the Lamb
Rutter, Candlelight Carol
Poston, Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Traditional, Past 3 O'Clock
Janz, There's a Song in the Air
Traditional, Silent Night (arr. Roy Marshall)
Traditional, Masters in This Hall
Choir of Christ's College Cambridge
Thames Chamber Orchestra
Keith Marshall, Conductor
Wed 5 Dec at 19:30
Parliament Choir
Simon Over, Conductor
Thu 6 Dec at 13:05
Programme to include:
Copland, Piano Variations
Martin James Bartlett, Piano
Thu 6 Dec at 19:30
Handel, Messiah
Orchestra of St John's
OSJ Voices
Hannah Davey, Soprano
Charlotte Tetley, Mezzo-soprano
John Findon, Tenor
John Lubbock, Conductor
Sat 8 Dec at 18:30
Programme to include:
Works by Vaughan Williams
Works by Tavener
Works by McDowall
Works by Willcocks
Works by Rutter
City of London Choir
Royal Philharmonic Brass
Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor
Mon 10 Dec at 19:30
The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
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Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Steven Grahl, Conductor
Tue 11 Dec at 19:30
Mater Inviolata: European Music for the Christ Child and his Mother
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de Lassus, Alma redemptoris mater
des Prez, Ave Maria
de Févin, Missa Ave Maria (Kyrie, Gloria)
Crecquillon, Verbum caro factum est
Vaet, Pastores, quidnam vidistis?
de La Rue, Magnificat sexti toni
Clemens Non Papa, Angelus Domini ad pastores
Vaet, Reges terrae
de La Rue, Missa Nuncqua fue pena mayor (Sanctus)
Clemens Non Papa, Ab oriente venerunt magi
de La Rue, Missa Inviolata (Agnus Dei)
Mouton, Nesciens mater
Brabant Ensemble
Stephen Rice, Director
Wed 12 Dec at 13:05
Finzi, Eclogue, Op.10
Mozart, Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K364 (K320d)
London Mozart Players
Simon Blendis, Violin
Judith Busbridge, Viola
Howard Shelley, Piano, Director
Wed 12 Dec at 19:30
Scarlatti, Missa per il Santissimo Natale
Gabrieli, O Magnum Mysterium
Gallus, Omnes Saba
Bach, Selig ist der Mann (Lehms) - Cantata, BWV57
Bach, Ich freue mich in dir - Cantata, BWV133
The English Concert
Choir of the English Concert
Cecilia Osmond, Soprano
Rebecca Outram, Soprano
Helen Charlston, Mezzo-soprano
Nick Pritchard, Tenor
Marcus Farnsworth, Baritone
Laurence Cummings, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 13:05
Purvis, Fanfare
Robinson, When in God our music is glorified
Bach, Trio sonata in C Major, BWV529
Weaver, Passacaglia on a theme by John Dunstable 'Agincourt'
Bingham, St Bride, Assisted by Angels
Messiaen, La Nativité du Seigneur: Dieu parmi nous
James Gough, Organ
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30
Christmas Music by Candlelight
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Ex Cathedra
Alexander Mason, Organ
Jeffrey Skidmore, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30
The Gesulado Six - There is no rose
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Traditional, Veni, veni, Emmanuel (arr. Lawson)
Anonymous, Plainchant: Rorate Caeli
Praetorius, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland
Harvey, The Annunciation
Traditional German, Es Ist ein' Ros' Entsprungen
Park, On the Infancy of our Saviour
Tallis, Videte miraculum
Frances-Hoad, The Promised Light of Life
Byrd, Vigilate
Traditional, Gaudete (arr. Brian Kay)
Taverner, Audivi vocem de caelo
Pärt, Morning Star
Anonymous, There is no rose of such virtue
Traditional, Coventry Carol
Anonymous, Plainchant: Latentur caeli
Handl, Canite tuba
Gabrieli, Hodie Christus natus est
Praetorius, In dulci Jubilo (arr. Bach)
Rathbone, The Oxen
The Gesualdo Six
Owain Park, Director
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30
National Youth Music Theatre, Musical Theatre Group
Sun 16 Dec at 15:00
Amahl and the Night Visitors
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Menotti, Amahl and the Night Visitors
Bampton Classical Opera
Anthony Kraus, Conductor
Jeremy Gray, Director
Emma Stannard, Mother of Amahl
Kids event
Mon 17 Dec at 19:30
Unknown, Plainchant: Conditor alme siderum
Marlow, Advent Responsory
Byrd, Rorate caeli
Daquin, Noël VI "sur les Jeux d’anches et en duo"
Traditional Basque, Gabriel's Message
Victoria, O Magnum Mysterium, motet
Praetorius, Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Howells, A Spotless Rose
Parsons, Ave Maria
Young, Swete Roose
Daquin, Noël X "en Grand Jeu et en duo"
Praetorius, Quem pastores laudavere
Howells, Sing lullaby
Andrews, Sing Lullaby
Daquin, Noël Suisse
Gardner, A Gallery Carol
Gardner, Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Gardner, The Holly and the Ivy
Traditional, Of the Father's heart begotten (arr. Willcocks)
Traditional, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High (harm. Wood)
Oxford Choir of New College
Timothy Wakerell, Organ
Josef Laming, Organ
Charles Maxtone-Smith, Organ
Robert Quinney, Conductor
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30
Baroque Christmas around the World
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Charpentier, Noëls
Delalande, Noëls
Campra, Motets
Corrette, Motets
Amiot, Motets
Pedrini, Sonatas
Marin, Motets and Villancicos
Sanz, Motets and Villancicos
de Araujo, Motets and Villancicos
de Torrejón y Velasco, Motets and Villancicos
Les Surprises
Eugénie Lefebvre, Soprano
Louis-Noël de Camboulas, Organ, Harpsichord, Director
Wed 19 Dec at 19:30
Holst, Christmas Day
Rowley, Christmas Suite
Elgar, Three Carols
Warlock, Benedicamus Domino
Warlock, Corpus Christi Carol
Warlock, Balulalow
Warlock, As I sat under a sycamore tree
Fletcher, Ring out, wild bells (arr. Owain Park)
Rathbone, Two Carols
Traditional, Silent Night
Darke, In the Bleak Midwinter
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Adam, arr. Pappenheim
London Choral Sinfonia
Michael Waldron, Organ
Thu 20 Dec at 19:30
Anonymous, Qui creavit celum
Morales, O Magnum Mysterium
Praetorius, Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Howells, A Spotless Rose
Rorem, Canticle of the Lamb
Traditional, Entre le boeuf et l'ane gris
Rathbone, The Oxen
Traditional, O Little Town of Bethlehem (arr. Vaughan Williams)
Traditional, Gabriel's Message (arr. Jim Clements)
Tavener, Nowell! Nowell! Out of your sleep
Traditional, Past 3 O’clock
Weir, Illuminare, Jerusalem
Traditional, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High (arr. Stuart Nicholson)
Anonymous, Nowell! Nowell! Out of your sleep
Parry, Welcome Yule!
Frances-Hoad, Good Day, Sir Christemas!
Harbison, O magnum mysterium
Beamish, In the Stillness
Barber, Twelfth Night, Op.42 no.1
Rutter, Dormi Jesu
Panufnik, Sleep, little Jesus, sleep
L'Estrange, Lute-book Lullaby
Goss, See amid the winter’s snow
Traditional, Still, still, still
Holst, In the Bleak Midwinter (arr. Ola Gjeilo)
Berlin, White Christmas
Pierpont, Jingle Bells
Choir of Clare College Cambridge
Graham Ross, Conductor
Fri 21 Dec at 19:30
Praetorius, Magnificat V
Byrd, Nunc dimittis
Byrd, Tribue Domine
Byrd, Laudibus in sanctis
Byrd, Laetentur coeli
Pärt, Virgencita
Rutter, Hymn to the Creator of Light
Victoria, Magnificat for double choir
Tallis Scholars
Peter Phillips, Conductor