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Sunday 4 Mar 2018, 7.30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Carl Davis conductor


Davis The Divine Woman

Davis The Mysterious Lady


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Thursday 22 Mar 2018, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Series consultant Martin Sixsmith in conversation with Professor of Music History, Marina Frolova-Walker. FREE admission


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Thursday 22 Mar 2018, 7.30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor


Behzod Abduraimov piano

Nadezhda Gulitskaya soprano


Programme to include:

Mosolov The Iron Foundry, Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3...


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Sunday 25 Mar 2018, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Karl-Heinz Steffens conductor


Soloists include:

Elsa Dreisig, Michael Kraus, Philharmonia Chorus


Brahms Clarinet Quintet

Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem


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Thursday 12 Apr 2018, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Soloists include:

Eleanor Wilkinson, Richard Waters, Eric Villeminey, Helen Crayford


Brahms Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25


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Thursday 12 Apr 2018, 7.30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


David Fray piano


Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2

Mahler Symphony No. 1


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Sunday 15 Apr 2018, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Joana Mallwitz conductor


Nika Gorič soprano


Programme to include:

Žuraj Aftertouch for ensemble, UK premiere Žuraj Quiet, please...


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Sunday 15 Apr 2018, 7.30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Philharmonia Voices

Trinity Boys Choir


Programme to include:

Biber Battalia, Beethoven Symphony No. 2...


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Sunday 29 Apr 2018, 1pm - 5pmLevel 5 Function Room, Southbank Centre, London

Delve into the impact and legacy of the October 1917 Russian Revolution in an afternoon of talks, films and live music.

Broadcaster, author and Voices of Revolution Series Advisor, Martin Sixsmith, leads the discussion with a panel of experts on Russian music and cult


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Sunday 29 Apr 2018, 7.30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor


James Ehnes violin


Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1

Shostakovich Symphony No. 4


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Thursday 10 May 2018, 7.30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Adrian Partington conductor


Soloists include:

Marie-Elisabeth Hecker, Eleanor Dennis, Gloucester Choral Society, Oxford Bach Choir


Programme to include:

Parry I was glad, Elgar Cello Concerto...


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Sunday 20 May 2018, 7.30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor


Soloists include:

Pekka Kuusisto, David Butt Philip, Crouch End Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Voices, Students of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama


Programme to include:

Prokofiev Seven, they are Seven, Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1...


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Thursday 24 May 2018, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Gergely Madaras conductor


Anu Komsi soprano


Mason Layers of Love

Mason Man Made for soprano and chamber orchestraWorld premiere


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Thursday 24 May 2018, 7.30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Daniele Gatti conductor


Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4, Italian

Brahms Symphony No. 2


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Sunday 3 Jun 2018, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Soloists include:

Tamás Sándor, Emily Davis, Yukiko Ogura, Richard Birchall, Heidi Krutzen, Laurent Ben Slimane...


Programme to include:

Saint-Saëns Fantaisie for Violin and Harp, Debussy Danses Sacrées et Profanes...


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Sunday 3 Jun 2018, 7.30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Paavo Järvi conductor


Denis Kozhukhin piano


Programme to include:

Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3...


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Thursday 7 Jun 2018, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Anna-Maria Helsing conductor


Programme to include:

Austin Leung title to be announced, World premiere Freya Waley-Cohen title to be announcedWorld premiere...


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Thursday 7 Jun 2018, 7.30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Christoph von Dohnányi conductor


Arabella Steinbacher violin


Programme to include:

Haydn Symphony No. 12, Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5, K219...


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Thursday 14 Jun 2018, 7.30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Han-Na Chang conductor


Sunwook Kim piano


Programme to include:

Rossini Overture, William Tell, Grieg Piano Concerto...


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Thursday 28 Jun 2018, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Writer and broadcaster Gavin Plumley on Schoenberg's Gurrelieder. FREE admission 


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Thursday 28 Jun 2018, 7.30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Soloists include:

Alwyn Mellor, Michelle DeYoung, Robert Dean Smith, Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke, David Soar, Barbara Sukowa...


Schoenberg Gurrelieder


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