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Concerts & Events

The Philharmonia Sessions, credit Camilla Greenwell
Online concert

Philharmonia Sessions: Family Concert

Holly Mathieson – conductor
Lucy Drever – presenter
Angie Newman – British Sign Language interpreter

Programme features:
GEORGE WALKER Lyric for strings, LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA ‘How Far I’ll Go’ from Moana, RAVEL Mother Goose (excerpts), JESSIE MONTGOMERY Starburst

YouTube

Photo from the pit of Garsington Opera
Opera

Garsington Opera: Fidelio in Concert

Douglas Boyd – conductor
Katherine Broderick – soprano (Leonore)
Toby Spence – tenor (Florestan)

BEETHOVEN Fidelio

Garsington Opera, Stokenchurch

Nicola Benedetti, credit Andy Gotts
Online concert

Philharmonia Sessions: Beethoven and Vaughan Williams

Paavo Järvi – conductor
Nicola Benedetti – violin

  • Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 1
YouTube

Esa-Pekka Salonen
Concert

Origin Stories: Prometheus

Esa-Pekka Salonen – conductor
Yuja Wang – piano
Philharmonia Voices

  • Beethoven The Creatures of Prometheus (excerpts)
  • Scriabin Prometheus: The Poem of Fire
Royal Festival Hall

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Christoph von Dohnanyi
Concert

Dohnányi conducts Brahms

Christoph von Dohnányi – conductor
Martin Helmchen – piano

  • Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Brahms Symphony No. 3
Royal Festival Hall

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Denis Kozhukhin
Concert

Dvořák and Rachmaninov

Pablo Heras-Casado – conductor
Denis Kozhukhin – piano

  • Dvořák In Nature's Realm
  • Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3
  • Dvořák Symphony No. 8
Royal Festival Hall

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Isabelle Faust
Concert

Hrůša conducts Britten and Barber

Jakub Hrůša  – conductor
Isabelle Faust – violin

  • Britten Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
  • Britten Violin Concerto
  • Barber Adagio for Strings
  • Barber Symphony No. 1
Royal Festival Hall

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Jan Lisiecki
Concert

Järvi conducts Mozart and Mahler

Paavo Järvi – conductor
Jan Lisiecki – piano

  • Schmidt Notre Dame Intermezzo
  • Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20
  • Mahler Symphony No. 9
Royal Festival Hall

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Isata Kanneh-Mason
Concert

Brahms and the Schumanns

James Gaffigan – conductor
Isata Kanneh-Mason – piano

  • Robert Schumann Manfred Overture
  • Clara Schumann Piano Concerto
  • Brahms Symphony No. 1
Royal Festival Hall

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Photo of composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir
Small-ensemble performance

Music of Today: Anna Thorvaldsdottir

Simone Menezes – conductor

  • Sky Macklay Microvariations (European premiere)
  • Anna Thorvaldsdottir Aequilibria (UK premiere)
  • Anna Thorvaldsdottir Hrím (UK premiere)
Purcell Room

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Santtu-Matias Rouvali
Concert

Santtu conducts Beethoven and Shostakovich

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Lars Vogt – piano

  • Beethoven Overture, Leonore No. 3
  • Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4
  • Shostakovich Symphony No. 12
Royal Festival Hall

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Photo of conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali
Concert

Santtu conducts Beethoven and Shostakovich

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Lars Vogt – piano

  • Beethoven Overture, Leonore No. 3
  • Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4
  • Shostakovich Symphony No. 12, The Year 1917
The Marlowe, Canterbury

Louis Schwizgebel
Concert

Walton: Belshazzar's Feast

Artists to include:

John Wilson – conductor
Louis Schwizgebel – piano
Božidar Smiljanić – bass-baritone

  • Gershwin Cuban Overture
  • Ravel Piano Concerto in G
  • Walton Belshazzar’s Feast
Royal Festival Hall

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Photo of conductor Elim Chan
Concert

Rachmaninov and Bruch

Elim Chan – conductor
Noa Wildschut – violin

  • Grieg Two Elegiac Melodies
  • Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1
  • Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances
The Marlowe, Canterbury

Elim Chan
Concert

Elim Chan: Rachmaninov & Sibelius

Elim Chan – conductor
Sergey Khachatryan – violin

  • Grieg Two Elegiac Melodies
  • Sibelius Violin Concerto
  • Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances
Royal Festival Hall

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