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21 May 2019
 
7.30pm
Milton Court Concert Hall
Milton Court, Silk Street
London
EC2Y 9BH
United Kingdom

Details:
Barbican Box Office
Web site
E-mail
02076388891

£15 - £35
Britten Sinfonia - Beethoven Symphony Cycle (Nos 7 & 8)

Britten Sinfonia
Thomas Ades, conductor

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
Gerald Barry: Dead March
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8

A game of musical chairs plus a short but inventive symphony all bought together with a jubilant and joyous close, Britten Sinfonia’s Beethoven Cycle continues with Symphonies No. 7 and No. 8

Thomas Adès and Britten Sinfonia continue their journey through Beethoven’s symphonies with the brief, brilliantly inventive Symphony No.7 and the jubilant Eighth. Irish composer (and Beethoven devotee) Gerald Barry draws on melodies that he loves in Dead March, then allows them to behave as if “everything is possible”.
 
26 May 2019
 
7.30pm
Milton Court Concert Hall
Milton Court, Silk Street
London
EC2Y 9BH
United Kingdom

Details:
Barbican Box Office
Web site
E-mail
02076388891

£15 - £35
Britten Sinfonia - Beethoven Symphony Cycle (No. 9)

Britten Sinfonia
Thomas Ades, conductor
Claudia Boyle, soprano
Britten Sinfonia Voices
Eamonn Dougan, Britten Sinfonia Voices director

Gerald Barry: The Eternal Recurrence
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (choral)

Britten Sinfonia’s Beethoven Symphony Cycle, conducted by Thomas Adès, concludes with Beethoven’s mighty ‘choral’ symphony and Gerald Barry’s feverish The Eternal Recurrence.

Beethoven’s extraordinary Ninth Symphony is regarded by many as the finest of all symphonies, and its message of humanity, perhaps most famously encapsulated in the symphony’s Ode to Joy chorus, continues to resonate today (not least, as the anthem for the European Union). Here, Beethoven’s masterful celebration of the human race is paired with Gerald Barry’s The Eternal Recurrence, a brilliant, feverish setting of texts from Nietzsche’s philosophical novel Also sprach Zarathustra.
 
22 May 2019 until 26 May 2019
 
Venice
Italy

Details:
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Venezia Music Festival 2019

 
8 June 2019
 
7.30pm
Milton Court Concert Hall
Milton Court, Silk Street
London
EC2Y 9BH
United Kingdom

Details:
Barbican Box Office
Web site
E-mail
02076388891

£15 - £40
Britten Sinfonia - Donizetti's Il Paria with Opera Rara

Britten Sinfonia
Albina Shagimuratova, soprano
Opera Rara Chorus
Sir Mark Elder, conductor

Donizetti: Il Paria

A rare chance to hear Il Paria, one of Donizetti’s most innovative and daring scores, conducted by Sir Mark Elder with Britten Sinfonia.

Opera Rara is known internationally for bringing rare and neglected operas vividly back to life. Working in partnership with Britten Sinfonia, and featuring acclaimed Russian coloratura soprano Albina Shagimuratova, Opera Rara present Donizetti’s Il Paria, a work that brings a new exotic colour to Italian opera of the period, inspired by its setting in ancient India.
 
7 June 2019 until 10 June 2019
 
Salzburg
Austria

Details:
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Salzburg Whitsun Festival

 
27 July 2019 until 3 August 2019
 
Gloucester
United Kingdom

Details:
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Three Choirs Festival

 
7 October 2019 until 24 October 2019
 
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall
Hong Kong
China

Details:
Web site
Hong Kong International Piano Competition and Joy of Music Festival

 
11 November 2019
 
8.30pm(N)
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
881 7th Avenue
New York
10019
United States of America

Details:
Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY)
Web site
E-mail
+1 212 707 8566

$20-$100
The Great War: Commemorating 100 Years

Patrick Hawes, Conductor
Paul Mealor, Conductor
Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International


Hawes: The Great War Symphony (US Premiere)
Mealor: Requiem: The Souls of the Righteous (US Premiere)


Tickets $20-$100!
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Box Office: 57th Street and Seventh Avenue
 
29 December 2018 until 29 December 2019
 
6.00pm
St James's Church Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly, St. James's
London
W1J 9LL
United Kingdom

Details:
Warren Mailley-Smith
Web site
03336663366

£25, £20, £16, £12
Gershwin and Moonlight

Warren Mailley-Smith, piano

Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata
Gershwin - Three Preludes
Gershwin - The man I love
Gershwin - I got Rhythm
Gershwin/Wild - Embraceable You
Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue


After the festivities have subsided and and you've had about as much seasonal music and turkey as you can take – head over to St James's Church Piccadilly . Virtuoso pianist Warren Mailley-Smith will be entertaining his audience with an upbeat programme that is both restful and refreshingly stimulating. This is just the place to put down your SALES shopping, gather your thoughts, and renew your emotional energy in time for New Years Eve!

With a conveniently early start time, you’ll still be able to make your evening drinks and dinner plans and not miss a second of the performance.

An award-winning concert pianist and a favourite performer for the British Royal Family, Warren offers a programme of Beethoven and Chopin. In 2016 he became the first british pianist to perform Chopin’s complete works from memory. An exceptional talent and a self-deprecating sense of humour, combined with his formidable technical skill and mature musicality, makes him a favourite with audiences and venue staff alike.
 
25 July 2020 until 1 August 2020
 
Worcester
United Kingdom

Details:
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Three Choirs Festival

 
30 October 2018
 
7.30pm
St Martin in the Fields
London
WC2N 4JJ
United Kingdom

Details:
Web site

£32, £29, £22, £16, £9
Mozart Requiem by candlelight

Canticum, choir
Counterpoint, chamber orchestra
Mark Forkgen, conductor
Lucy Bray, soprano
Amy Lyddon, mezzo-soprano
Michael Bennett, tenor
Steffan Lloyd Owen, baritone


Mozart: Requiem
Stephen McNeff: The Walking Shadows

The World Premiere of Stephen McNeff's new oratorio, The Walking Shadows, which tells the stories of four people in a landscape of war, referencing music of the time (It’s a long way to Tipperary, Oh What a Lovely War, We don’t want to lose you) and setting a text by poet and performer Aoife Maddix, drawn from letters and reports of the time. The composer is a British Composer Award winner and two of his operas, Gentle Giant and Clockwork, have been performed at the Royal Opera.
 
21 December 2018
 
7.30pm
St. James's Church
197 Piccadilly
London
W1J NLL
United Kingdom

Details:
Web site
An evening of sublime classical music, opera and festive song.

 
7.30pm
St. James's Church
197 Piccadilly
London
W1J NLL
United Kingdom

Details:
Web site
An evening of sublime classical music, opera and festive song.

 
11 November 2018
 
3.00pm
St. John Cantius
825 N. Carpenter Street
Chicago, IL
60642
United States of America

Details:
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Gail Archer is an international concert organist, recording artist, choral conductor and lecturer wh

 
1 December 2018
 
7.30pm(C)
St George's Bristol
Great George Street, off Park Street
Bristol
BS1 5RR
United Kingdom

Details:
Bristol Concert Orchestra
Web site
0845 40 24 001

£8 - £15 (children £1)
Mahler and Mendelssohn

Bristol Concert Orchestra
Eloisa-Fleur Thom, violin
Stefan Hofkes, conductor

Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel Overture
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Mahler: Symphony No.1

 
14 November 2018 until 17 November 2018
 
7.30pm
BAM Harvey Theater
651 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY
United States of America

Details:
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As part of the string quartet’s 20th anniversary season, ETHEL returns to BAM with Circus: Wandering

 


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