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Concerts & Events

Photo of the Bach Choir

The Bach Choir: Viva Verdi!

David Hill – conductor
Giselle Allen – soprano
Pene Patti – tenor
The Bach Choir

VERDI Opera arias and choruses

Royal Festival Hall

Ralph Fiennes in The English Patient
Live screening

The English Patient Live

Ludwig Wicki – conductor
Eleanor Grant – soprano

  • Yared The English Patient
Royal Festival Hall

Philharmonia at Garsington

Garsington Opera: Un giorno di regno

Performers include:
Tobias Ringborg – conductor
Grant Doyle – baritone (Belfiore)
Christine Rice – mezzo soprano (Marchesa di Poggio)

VERDI Un giorno di regno

Garsington Opera, Stokenchurch

Esa-Pekka Salonen, credit Camilla Greenwell
Friends event

Mahler: Song of Lamentation Open Rehearsal

Friends can join this open rehearsal of Mahler: Song of Lamentation. We recommend you purchase tickets in advance online, or by contacting the Friends Team

Royal Festival Hall

Photo of a member of the Philharmonia MMSF Instrumental Fellowship Programme
Small-ensemble performance

Philharmonia MMSF Young Artists Recital

Members of the Philharmonia’s MMSF Instrumental Fellowship Programme

Programme to include:
Works for chamber ensemble

Royal Festival Hall

Esa-Pekka Salonen, credit Camilla Greenwell

Mahler: Song of Lamentation

Esa-Pekka Salonen – conductor
Rebeca Olvera – soprano
Alwyn Mellor – soprano
Rebecca Nelsen – soprano
Wallis Giunta – mezzo soprano
Ed Lyon – tenor
Roderick Williams – baritone
Philharmonia Voices

  • Mozart Der Schauspieldirektor
  • Mahler Das klagende Lied (original version 1880)
Royal Festival Hall

Photo from the pit of Garsington Opera

Garsington Opera: Rusalka

Performers include:
Douglas Boyd – conductor
Natalya Romaniw – soprano (Rusalka)
Gerard Schneider – tenor (Prince)

DVOŘÁK Rusalka

Garsington Opera, Stokenchurch

Photo of Garsington Opera's production of Fidelio

Garsington Opera: Fidelio

Performers include:
Gérard Korsten – conductor
Johanni van Oostrum – soprano (Leonore)
Toby Spence – tenor (Florestan)


Garsington Opera, Stokenchurch

Conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali on stage

Cheltenham Festival: Santtu conducts Beethoven

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Alice Sara Ott – piano

  • Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 7
Cheltenham Town Hall

Photo of mezzo soprano Marta Fontanals-Simmons

The Music Makers

Samuel Hudson – conductor
Marta Fontanals-Simmons – mezzo-soprano
Three Choirs Festival Chorus

  • Copland Fanfare for the Common Man
  • Nico Muhly Senex Puerum Portabat
  • Paulus Sea Portraits
  • Elgar The Music Makers
Worcester Cathedral

Photo of tenor Ed Lyon

Worcester 1899: Enigma meets America

Geraint Bowen – conductor
Anita Watson – soprano
Catherine Carby – mezzo-soprano
Ed Lyon – tenor
David Stout – bass
Three Choirs Festival Chorus

  • Elgar Enigma Variations
  • Parker Hora Novissima
Worcester Cathedral

Drawing of Gaspard the Fox
Family concert

Gaspard's Foxtrot

Holly Mathieson – conductor
Zeb Soanes – author/narrator
James Mayhew – live illustration
Worcestershire Young Performers

  • Jonathan Dove Gaspard's Foxtrot world premiere
  • Elgar The Wand of Youth
Rogers Theatre, Malvern

Photo of baritone Roderick Williams

The Great Journey

Adrian Partington – conductor
Roderick Williams – baritone

  • Smyth Chrysilla
  • Smyth La Danse
  • Gabriel Jackson In the Mendips
  • Colin Matthews The Great Journey
Worcester Cathedral

Photo of Philharmonia cellist Timothy Walden

Britten: Saint Nicolas

Geraint Bowen – conductor
Joshua Ellicott – tenor
Three Choirs Festival Youth Choir
Worcester and Gloucester Girl Choristers

  • Dobrinka Tabakova Centuries of Meditations
  • John Rutter Visions
  • Britten Saint Nicolas
Worcester Cathedral

Photo of soprano Ruby Hughes

Mendelssohn, Copland & Gibbs

Adrian Partington – conductor
Ruby Hughes – soprano
Njabulo Madlala – baritone
Three Choirs Festival Chorus

  • Mendelssohn The Hebrides
  • Copland Appalachian Spring
  • Gibbs Symphony No. 2, Odysseus
Worcester Cathedral