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Concerts & Events

John Wilson
Concert

Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2

John Wilson – conductor
Benjamin Beilman – violin

  • Lyadov The Enchanted Lake
  • Glazunov Violin Concerto
  • Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2
Royal Festival Hall

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Concert

Russian Classics Part II

John Wilson – conductor
Benjamin Beilman – violin

  • Lyadov The Enchanted Lake
  • Glazunov Violin Concerto
  • Rachmaninov Symphony No. 3
The Marlowe, Canterbury

Pablo Ferrández
Concert

A Feast of Elgar

Elim Chan – conductor
Pablo Ferrández – cello

  • Elgar Cockaigne Overture (In London Town)
  • Elgar Cello Concerto
  • Elgar Enigma Variations
Royal Festival Hall

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Carlos Ferreira
Concert

Santtu conducts Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Carlos Ferreira – clarinet

  • Beethoven Symphony No. 2
  • Mozart Clarinet Concerto
  • Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4
Purcell Room

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Malin Byström
Concert

Bartók & Strauss: Dances of Desire

Jakub Hrůša – conductor
Malin Byström – soprano (Salome)
Susan Bickley – mezzo-soprano (Herodias)
Peter Hoare – tenor (Herod)
Philharmonia Voices

  • Bartók The Miraculous Mandarin
  • Strauss Salome (Dance of the Seven Veils and closing scenes)
Royal Festival Hall

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Concert

Puppets and Strings

Martyn Brabbins – conductor
Sean Shibe – guitar

  • Arnold Serenade for Guitar and Strings
  • Arnold Guitar Concerto
  • Stravinsky Petrushka (1947)
The Marlowe, Canterbury

A photo of Mark van de Wiel performing the bass clarinet during a Music of Today performance
Small-ensemble performance

Music of Today: Composers' Academy

Patrick Bailey – conductor
Composers to be announced

Royal Festival Hall

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James Newton Howard
Concert

An evening with James Newton Howard

Esa-Pekka Salonen – conductor
James Newton Howard – conductor
Violinist to be confirmed
Andrew Shulman – cello

  • Newton Howard Concerto for Violin (European premiere)
  • Newton Howard Concerto for Cello (European premiere)
  • Newton Howard Music from film soundtracks, to include highlights from The Hunger Games; Fantastic Beasts; M. Night Shyamalan films; Snow Falling on Cedars and The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Royal Festival Hall

Esa-Pekka Salonen
Concert

Origin Stories: Daphnis and Chloé

Esa-Pekka Salonen – conductor
Philharmonia Voices

  • Rameau Castor and Pollux Suite
  • Salonen Gemini (European premiere)
  • Ravel Daphnis and Chloé (complete ballet)
Royal Festival Hall

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Bach Choir
Concert

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius

David Hill – conductor
Kitty Whately – mezzo-soprano
Andrew Staples – tenor
Neal Davies – bass
The Bach Choir

  • Elgar The Dream of Gerontius
Royal Festival Hall

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