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Opening Concert
Haydn, The Creation (Die Schöpfung), Hob XXI:2
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Edward Gardner, Conductor
National Youth Choir of Scotland
Sarah Tynan, Soprano
Robert Murray, Tenor
Neal Davies, Bass

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YOA Orchestra of the Americas
Chavez, Symphony No. 2, 'Sinfonia India'
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.23
Copland, Symphony no. 3
Gabriela Montero, Piano
Youth Orchestra of the Americas
Carlos Miguel Prieto, Conductor

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Siegfried
Wagner, Siegfried (Concert performance)
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Simon O'Neill, Siegfried
Gerhard Siegel, Mime
Iain Paterson, Der Wanderer
Samuel Youn, Alberich
Clive Bayley, Fafner
Anna Larsson, Erda
Christine Goerke, Brünnhilde
Malin Christensson, Waldvogel (the woodbird)

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National Youth Orchestra of Scotland
Debussy, Images, for orchestra: Ibéria
Boulanger, D'un matin de printemps
Coles, Behind the Lines
Debussy, La Mer
The National Youth Orchestra of Scotland
Paul Daniel, Conductor

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Vaughan Williams’ A Sea Symphony
Musgrave, Turbulent Landscapes (Scottish première)
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 1 "A Sea Symphony"
Martyn Brabbins, Conductor
Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Elizabeth Watts, Soprano
Christopher Maltman, Baritone

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London Symphony Orchestra 1
Bernstein, Symphony no. 2, "The Age of Anxiety"
Dvořák, Slavonic Dances (selection)
Janáček, Sinfonietta, Op.60
Krystian Zimerman, Piano
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor

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London Symphony Orchestra 2
Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor

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Handel's Samson
Handel, Samson
Paul Appleby, Tenor
Sophie Bevan, Soprano
Alice Coote, Mezzo-soprano
Matthew Brook, Bass-baritone
David Soar, Bass
Louise Alder, Soprano
Dunedin Consort
John Butt, Director

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Hansel & Gretel
Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel (Concert performance)
Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor
Elizabeth DeShong, Hänsel
Laura Wilde, Gretel
Okka von der Damerau, Gertrude / Mother
Tomasz Konieczny, Peter / Father
Thomas Blondelle, Witch
National Youth Choir of Scotland

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Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Strauss R., Don Juan, Op.20
Strauss R., Orchestral Songs
Prokofiev, Symphony no. 6 in E flat minor, Op.111
Lise Davidsen, Soprano
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko, Conductor

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City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Stravinsky, Funeral Song, Op.5
Stravinsky, Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1920 orig version)
Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Ravel, Daphnis et Chloé
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Ludovic Morlot, Conductor

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Scottish Chamber Orchestra 1
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
Brahms, Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Robin Ticciati, Conductor

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Scottish Chamber Orchestra 2
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Robin Ticciati, Conductor

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Colburn Orchestra
Salonen, Nyx
Barber, Violin Concerto, Op.14
Rachmaninov, Symphonic Dances, Op.45
Simone Porter, Violin
The Colburn Orchestra
Stéphane Denève, Conductor
Tue 21 Aug at 20:00

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Dvořák's Requiem
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Dvořák, Requiem, Op.89
Kateřina Kněžíková, Soprano
Elisabeth Kulman, Mezzo-soprano
Pavel Černoch, Tenor
Jan Martiník, Bass
Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Jakub Hrůša, Conductor

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Des canyons aux étoiles...
Messiaen, Des Canyons aux étoiles
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Matthias Pintscher, Conductor

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra 1
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite (1919)
Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F major
Schumann, Symphony no. 2 in C major, Op.61
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, Conductor

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra 2
Berio, John Corigliano & John Williams, Bernstein Birthday Bouquet
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Bernstein, On the Town: Three Dance Episodes
Nicola Benedetti, Violin
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, Conductor

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Mahler's Eighth Symphony
Mahler, Symphony no. 8 in E flat major "Symphony of a Thousand"
Daniel Harding, Conductor
Edinburgh Festival Chorus
National Girls Choir NYCoS
Lise Lindstrom, Soprano
Ida Falk Winland, Soprano
Hanna Husáhr, Soprano
Karen Cargill, Mezzo-soprano
Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Contralto
Simon O'Neill, Tenor
Christopher Maltman, Baritone
Shenyang, Bass-baritone
Sun 23 Sep at 15:00

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‘Rhapsody in Blue’ in Edinburgh
‘Rhapsody in Blue’ in Edinburgh
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Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man
Thomas, Brio
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Bernstein, Songfest
Thomas Dausgaard, Conductor
Nadine Sierra, Soprano
Kelley O'Connor, Mezzo-soprano
Michèle Losier, Mezzo-soprano
Paul Appleby, Tenor
Nmon Ford, Baritone
Musa Ngqungwana, Bass
Marc-André Hamelin, Piano
Tue 16 Apr 2019 at 19:30

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Silvano (concert performance)
Silvano (concert performance)
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Mascagni, Silvano (in concert)
Stuart Stratford, Conductor
Emma Bell, Matilde
The Orchestra of Scottish Opera
Scottish Opera Chorus
Tue 21 May 2019 at 19:30

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Aida
Verdi, Aida (Concert Staging)
Sir Richard Armstrong, Conductor
Annabel Arden, Director
Joanna Parker, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Rafael Rojas, Radamès
Eric Greene, Amonasro
Orchestra of Opera North
Chorus of Opera North