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Dec 13, 14, 2019 May 31, Jun 01, 08, 20

Opernhaus, Leipzig

Schwanensee
Swan Lake (Mario Schröder)
Christoph Gedschold, Conductor
Paul Zoller, Set Designer
Aleksandar Noshpal, Costume Designer
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Dec 13, 16
Verdi, La traviata
Stephan Zilias, Conductor
Donald Runnicles, Conductor
Götz Friedrich, Director
Frank Philipp Schlössmann, Set Designer
Klaus Bruns, Costume Designer
Elena Tsallagova, Violetta Valéry
Patrizia Ciofi, Violetta Valéry
Pavol Breslik, Alfredo Germont
Matthew Newlin, Alfredo Germont
Marco Ciaponi, Alfredo Germont
Markus Brück, Giorgio Germont
Dong-Hwan Lee, Giorgio Germont
Noel Bouley, Giorgio Germont
Cornelia Kim, Annina
Alexandra Hutton, Annina
Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Flora Bervoix
Amber Fasquelle, Flora Bervoix
Gideon Poppe, Gastone de Letorières
Andrew Dickinson, Gastone de Letorières
Ya-Chung Huang, Giuseppe
Derek Welton, Baron Douphol
TBC, Baron Douphol
Stephen Bronk, Baron Douphol
Bryan Murray, Commissioner
Paull-Anthony Keightley, Dr Grenvil
Holger Gerberding, Flora's servant
Thomas Lehman, Marquis d'Obigny
Philipp Jekal, Marquis d'Obigny
Berlin Deutsche Opera Chorus
Berlin Deutsche Opera Orchestra
Dec 13, 14, 15 mat

Rudolfinum: Dvořák Hall, Prague

Schubert, Mozart, Haydn
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Schubert, Overture in C major "in the Italian style", D.591
Mozart, Symphony no. 38 in D major, K504 "Prague”
Haydn, Symphony no. 101 in D major "The Clock"
Giovanni Antonini, Conductor
Dec 13 mat, 15 mat, 23 mat, 26 mat, 30 mat, 2019 Jan 18 mat, 20 mat, 27 mat, Feb 17 mat, Mar 24 mat, Apr 20, 22 mat, 25

Opernhaus, Zürich

Marina Prudenskaya (Witch) © T+T/Tanja Dorendorf
Hänsel und Gretel
New production
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Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Markus Poschner, Conductor
Fabio Luisi, Conductor
Michael Richter, Conductor
Robert Carsen, Director
Gideon Davey, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Markus Brück, Peter / Father
Ruben Drole, Peter / Father
Marina Prudenskaya, Gertrude / Mother , Witch
Irène Friedli, Gertrude / Mother , Witch
Anna Stéphany, Hänsel
Deniz Uzun, Hänsel
Olga Kulchynska, Gretel
Sandra Hamaoui, Gretel
Hamida Kristoffersen, Gretel, Sandman
Sen Guo, Dew Fairy
Yulia Zasimova, Dew Fairy
Natalia Tanasii, Sandman
Philharmonia Zürich
Kinderchor der Oper Zürich
Zurich Opera Chorus
Dec 13, 14, 23, 25, 29

Saarländisches Staatstheater, Saarbrücken

West Side Story
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Bernstein, West Side Story
Saarländisches Staatstheater
Stefan Neubert, Conductor
Armin Kerber, Director
Jann Messerli, Set Designer
Catherine Voeffray, Costume Designer
Herdís Anna Jónasdóttir, Maria
Angelo Samartzis, Tony
Carmen Seibel, Anita
Krenek, Marcus, Bernardo
Dennis Weissert, Riff
Daoud, Mwoloud, Doc
Kohm, Stefanie, Rosalia
Dec 13, 16 mat, 21, 23, 28, 30, 2019 Jan 02 mat, 05, 11

Opernhaus, Zürich

Bryn Terfel (Sweeney Todd) and Barry Banks (Pirelli) © Monika Rittershaus
Sweeney Todd
New production
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Sondheim, Sweeney Todd
David Charles Abell, Conductor
Andreas Homoki, Director
Michael Levine, Set Designer
Annemarie Woods, Costume Designer
Sir Bryn Terfel, Sweeney Todd
Angelika Kirchschlager, Mrs Lovett
Elliot Madore, Anthony Hope
Mélissa Petit, Joanna
Liliana Nikiteanu, Beggar Woman
Barry Banks, Pirelli
Spencer Lang, Tobias
Iain Milne, Beadle Bamford
Brindley Sherratt, Judge Turpin
Philharmonia Zürich
Zurich Opera Chorus
Dec 13, 14

Auditorio de Valladolid, Valladolid

Conexiones poderosas
Conexiones poderosas
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Bizet, L'Arlésienne - Suite no. 1
Bizet, L'Arlésienne - Suite no. 2
Zimmermann, Trumpet concerto
Shchedrin, Carmen Suite
Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León
Josep Pons, Conductor
Manuel Blanco, Trumpet
Dec 13, 16, 2019 May 22, 24

Erkel Színház (Erkel Theatre), Budapest

La fanciulla del West
La fanciulla del West
New production
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Puccini, La fanciulla del West
Balázs Kocsár, Conductor
Vasily Barkhatov, Director
Zinovy Margolin, Set Designer
Olga Shaishmelashvili, Costume Designer
Éva Bátori, Minnie
Szilvia Rálik, Minnie
Attila Fekete, Dick Johnson
Boldizsár László, Dick Johnson
Csaba Szegedi, Jack Rance
Gergely Ujvári, Trin
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
Hungarian State Opera Chorus
Dec 13, 22, 27, 2019 Jan 04, 11, 20

Komische Oper Berlin, Berlin

© Iko Freese | drama-berlin.de
The Pearls of Cleopatra
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Straus, The Pearls of Cleopatra
Adam Benzwi, Conductor
Barrie Kosky, Director
Otto Pichler, Choreography
Dec 13, 15 mat

Royal Northern College of Music: Theatre, Manchester

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RNCM Opera: Suor Angelica / Gianni Schicchi
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Puccini, Suor Angelica
Puccini, Gianni Schicchi
Royal Northern College of Music
Martin André, Conductor
Robert Chevara, Director
Nicolai Hart-Hansen, Set Designer, Costume Designer
RNCM Opera Ensemble
Dec 13, 15

Eastman Theatre: Kodak Hall, Rochester

Carmina Burana
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Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Orff, Carmina Burana
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Rochester Oratorio Society
Ward Stare, Conductor
Dec 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23

Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona

L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers)
L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers)
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Rossini, L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers)
Riccardo Frizza, Conductor
Vittorio Borrelli, Director
Claudia Boasso, Set Designer
Santuzza Calì, Costume Designer
Varduhi Abrahamyan, Isabella
Maite Beaumont, Isabella
Maxim Mironov, Lindoro
Edgardo Rocha, Lindoro
Luca Pisaroni, Mustafà
Simón Orfila, Mustafà
Giorgio Caoduro, Taddeo
Manel Esteve, Taddeo
Sara Blanch, Elvira
Lidia Vinyes Curtis, Zulma
Toni Marsol, Haly
Orquesta Sinfónica del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Coro del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Dec 13, 14

Gran Teatro de Córdoba, Córdoba

Es la vida alegría y tristeza
Es la vida alegría y tristeza
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Piazzolla, Aconcagua, Concerto for Bandoneon
Matos Rodríguez, La Cumparsita
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Raúl Jaurena, Bandoneon
Orquesta de Córdoba
Carlos Domínguez-Nieto, Conductor
Dec 13, 14, 16 mat, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23 mat, 24 mat, 26 mat, 27 mat, eve, 29 mat, eve, 30 mat, 31 mat, 2019 Jan 01
Cinderella (Christopher Wheeldon, Jacquelin Barrett)
Martin West, Conductor
Christopher Wheeldon, Director
Julian Crouch, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Daniel Brodie, Video Artist
Craig Lucas, Librettist
Het Balletorkest
Dec 13, 15 mat

Berwaldhallen, Stockholm

Beethoven & Beamish with Biss
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Beamish, Piano Concerto no. 3: City Stanzas
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C major, Op.15
Strauss R., Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Op.40
Omer Meir Wellber, Conductor
Jonathan Biss, Piano
Dec 13, 15
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Palau de Les Arts Reina Sofia
Lothar Koenigs, Conductor
Graham Vick, Director
Stuart Nunn, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Dmitry Korchak, Tamino
Mariangela Sicilia, Pamina
Tetiana Zhuravel, Queen of the Night
Mark Stone, Papageno
Wilhelm Schwinghammer, Sarastro
Moisés Marín, Monostatos
Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana
Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana
Dec 13, 14

Palacio Euskalduna, Bilbao

Baiba Skride y Schumann
Baiba Skride y Schumann
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Lalo, Le Roi d'Ys: overture
Britten, Violin Concerto, Op.15
Schumann, Symphony no. 3 in E flat major 'Rhenish', Op.97
Baiba Skride, Violin
Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa
Erik Nielsen, Conductor
Dec 13, 17, 19, 21, 23

Staatsoper, Vienna

Hänsel und Gretel
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Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Vienna State Opera
Axel Kober, Conductor
Adrian Noble, Director
Anthony Ward, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Boaz Daniel, Peter / Father
Donna Ellen, Gertrude / Mother
Margaret Plummer, Hänsel
Mariam Battistelli, Gretel
Monika Bohinec, Witch
Jean Kalman, Lighting Designer
Denni Sayers, Choreography
Concert Association Vienna State Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
Dec 13, 14, 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, eve, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve, 26, 27 mat, eve, 28, 29 mat, eve, 30 mat, eve, 2019 Jan 01, 02, 03, 04, 05 mat, eve, 06 mat, eve, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12 mat, eve

Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

Matthew Ball (Swan) and Liam Mower (Prince) © Johan Persson
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake
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Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake (Matthew Bourne)
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures
Brett Morris, Conductor
Lez Brotherston, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Paule Constable, Lighting Designer
Matthew Ball, Dancer
Will Bozier, Dancer
Max Westwell, Dancer
James Lovell, Dancer
Liam Mower, Dancer
Dominic North, Dancer
Nicole Kabera, Dancer
Katrina Lyndon, Dancer
The Swan Lake Orchestra
Dec 13, 14, 16 mat
© Mladen Pikulic
Bernard Haitink conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
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Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 23 in A major, K488
Bruckner, Symphony no. 6 in A major, WAB 106
Bernard Haitink, Conductor
Dame Mitsuko Uchida, Piano
Dec 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29

Die Residenz: Hofkapelle, Munich

Residenz Serenade
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Works by Bach
Works by Vivaldi
Works by Handel
Works by Mozart
Works by Beethoven
Munich Residenz Solisten
Dec 13
NHK Symphony Orchestra
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Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, op. 71
Vladimir Fedoseyev, Conductor
NHK Tokyo Children Chorus
Dec 13, 2019 Feb 14

Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre, Vilnius

© Martynas Aleksa
Der Prozess [Urbaitis]
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Der Prozess (a ballet in 2 acts ) (Martynas Rimeikis)
Ernest Barčaitis
Ričardas Šumila, Conductor
Modestas Barkauskas, Conductor
Marijus Jacovskis, Set Designer
Jurgita Jankutė, Costume Designer
Levas Kleinas, Lighting Designer
Rūta Lataitė, Dancer
Gohar Mkrtchyan, Dancer
Daniel Dolan, Dancer
Stanislav Semianiura, Dancer
Marius Miliauskas, Dancer
Mantas Daraškevičius, Dancer
Olesia Šaitanova, Dancer
Gediminas Švendravičius, Dancer
Jonas Laucius, Dancer
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 13:05

Ulster Hall, Belfast

Lunchtime Concert: Magi and Kings
Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
Respighi, Trittico botticelliano 'Three Botticelli Pictures'
Sibelius, King Christian II, Suite for orchestra, Op.27
Ainārs Rubiķis, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 14:00

City Halls: Concert Hall, Glasgow

Afternoon Performance: Dvořák Cello Concerto
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Clyne, Masquerade
Dvořák, Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104
Sibelius, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.43
Pablo Ferrández, Cello
Alpesh Chauhan, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 19:00
European Christmas in Riga

Great Guild Hall, Riga

Sinfonietta Riga and Inga Kalna. The eternal Mozart
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Mozart, Arias from Opera
Mozart, Symphony no. 17 in G major, K129
Mozart, Symphony no. 32 in G major, K318
Inga Kalna, Soprano
Sinfonietta Rīga
Normunds Šnē, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 19:00

Westminster Abbey, London

© Paul Grover
Christmas Concert supported by John Lewis & Partners
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Britten, A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28
Choir of Westminster Abbey
Lucy Wakeford, Harp
Peter Holder, Organ
James O'Donnell, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Mhairi Lawson, Soprano
Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Mezzo-soprano
Daniel Norman, Tenor
Matthew Brook, Bass-baritone
Schola Cantorum of Oxford
Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
Marios Papadopoulos, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

Stiftung Mozarteum Salzburg: Großer Saal, Salzburg

Debussy, 3 Chansons de Charles d'Orleans
Kuula, Auringon Noustessa, Op.11 no.3
Debussy, Printemps
Boulanger, Hymne au Soleil
Parry, Lord, let me know mine end
Boulanger, Pour les funérailles d'un soldat
Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Bachchor Salzburg
Wolfgang Kogert, Organ
Teufel-Lieli, Katharina, Harp
Alois Glaßner, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30
© Kevin Leighton
Philharmonia Orchestra - King'S College Choir
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Traditional, Christmas carols
Stephen Cleobury, Conductor
Choir of King's College Cambridge
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

Grieg Hall (Grieghallen), Bergen

Mahler's First
Poulenc, Gloria
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Ludovic Morlot, Conductor
Marita Sølberg, Soprano
Bergen Philharmonic Choir
Edvard Grieg Choir
Håkon Matti Skrede, Choirmaster / chorus director
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

© Sussie Ahlburg
The Hallé - Finlandia
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Sibelius, The Swan of Tuonela, Op.22 no.2
Grieg, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16
Sibelius, Karelia Suite for orchestra, Op.11
Grieg, Peer Gynt Suite no. 1, Op.46
Sibelius, Finlandia, symphonic poem for orchestra, Op.26
Stephen Bell, Conductor
Tom Poster, Piano
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

Coventry Cathedral, Coventry

Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
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Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, Op.56: overture
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Strauss II, Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Op.214
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: waltz
Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 5 in F sharp minor
Schubert, Rondo for violin and string orchestra in A major, D.438
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
London Concertante
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30
Christmas Music by Candlelight
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Ex Cathedra
Alexander Mason, Organ
Jeffrey Skidmore, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Folk Roots, Urban Roots
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Bartók, Hungarian Peasant Songs, Sz 100, BB 107
Szymanowski, Harnasie, Op.55
Stravinsky, Ebony Concerto
Golijov, Nazareno, for 2 pianos and orchestra (Arr Gonzalo Grau)
Bernstein, Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
Katia Labèque, Piano
Marielle Labèque, Piano
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

John Rutter's Christmas Celebration
John Rutter's Christmas Celebration
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John Rutter, Conductor
The Purcell Singers
Temple Church Choir
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30
Programme to include:
Works by Ravel
Works by Mahler
Works by Falla
Works by Rorem
Works by Danielpour
J'Nai Bridges, Mezzo-soprano
Mark Markham, Piano
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

Kursaal Bern, Bern

Galakonzert |
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Programme to be announced
Dmitrij Kitajenko, Conductor
Rudolf Buchbinder, Piano
Bern Symphony Orchestra
Thu 13 Dec at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

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London Concert Choir - Vivaldi & Bach
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Vivaldi, Gloria in D major, RV 589
Bach, Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D major, BWV1068
Bach, Magnificat in D major, BWV243
London Concert Choir
Counterpoint
Mark Forkgen, Conductor
Rachel Elliott, Soprano
Raphaela Papadakis, Soprano
Mark Chambers, Countertenor
Nathan Vale, Tenor
Laurence Williams, Bass
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00
Zurich Chamber Orchestra & Daniel Hope: Messiah
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Handel, Messiah
Martina Janková, Soprano
Tim Mead, Countertenor
Mauro Peter, Tenor
Konstantin Wolff, Bass
Zurich Chamber Orchestra
Daniel Hope, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00

Tonhalle: Großer Saal, Düsseldorf

© Eugene Voensky
Denis Matsuev Piano Recital
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Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 17 in D minor "Tempest", Op.31 no.2
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 31 in A flat major, Op.110
Rachmaninov, Prelude in G sharp minor, Op.32 no.12
Rachmaninov, Étude-Tableau in A minor, Op.39 no.2
Tchaikovsky, Piano sonata no. 1 "Grand Sonate" in G major, Op.37
Denis Matsuev, Piano
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00

Salle Érasme, Strasbourg

Shostakovich, Festive Overture in A major for orchestra, Op.96
Korngold, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Revueltas, La noche de los mayas
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Conductor
Renaud Capuçon, Violin
Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00

Victoria Hall, Geneva

Migros-Kulturprozent-Classics
Migros-Kulturprozent-Classics
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Mozart, Arrangement of Handel's Ode to Saint Cæcelia, K592
Mozart, Mass no.18 in C minor "Great", K427 (K417a)
Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble
Marc Minkowski, Conductor
Ana Maria Labin, Soprano
Ambroisine Bré, Mezzo-soprano
Stanislas de Barbeyrac, Tenor
James Platt, Bass
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00

Auditorio Príncipe Felipe, Oviedo

Isabel Villanueva interpreta Walton
Isabel Villanueva interpreta Walton
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López Estelche, Obra por determinar (Obra de estreno)
Walton, Viola Concerto
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Isabel Villanueva, Viola
Yaron Traub, Conductor
Oviedo Filarmonía
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00

Alexander Hall: Richardson Auditorium, Princeton

Martin Fröst in recital
Martin Fröst in recital
Brahms, Clarinet sonata no.2 in E flat major, Op.120 no.2
Vivaldi, “Delle Passioni” Concerto
Works by Poulenc
Martin Fröst, Clarinet
Henrik Måwe, Piano
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00
© Chris O'Donovan
A Very English Christmas with Tenebrae
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Howells, A Spotless Rose
Works by Lane, Jonathan
Tavener, The Lamb
Holst, In the Bleak Midwinter
Warlock, Benedicamus Domino
Bennett, Five Carols
Tenebrae
Nigel Short, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 20:30

Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela

Archipiélago Sonoro
Archipiélago Sonoro
Arnold, English Dances, Set 1, Op.27 (excerpts)
Lindberg, Clarinet Concerto
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 2 "A London Symphony"
Real Filharmonía de Galicia
Paul Daniel, Conductor
Kari Kriikku, Clarinet
Dec 13, 14

Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Mehta’s Brahms: Symphony No. 1
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 1 in D minor, Op.15
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
Zubin Mehta, Conductor
Yefim Bronfman, Piano
Dec 13, 14, 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, eve, 18, 19, 20, 21 mat, eve, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve, 24 mat, 26 mat, eve, 27, 28 mat, eve, 29 mat, eve, 30 mat, eve

Lincoln Center: David H Koch Theater, New York City

George Balanchine's The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, George Balanchine)
New York City Ballet