Music of Today: Isang Yun

Thursday 2 Mar 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Pascal Rophé conductor


Yeree Suh soprano


Programme to include:

Yun Pièce concertante, (UK première) Yun Teile dich Nacht...


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Stravinsky: The Firebird

Thursday 2 Mar 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Pablo Heras-Casado conductor


Javier Perianes piano


Programme to include:

Ravel Alborada del gracioso, de Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain...


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Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6

Sunday 5 Mar 2017, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Tugan Sokhiev conductor


Edgar Moreau cello


Dvořák Cello Concerto

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6, Pathétique


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Pre-concert talk

Thursday 9 Mar 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Tonight's conductor Rafael Payare in conversation with novelist and classical music writer and blogger Jessica Duchen. FREE admission


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Prokofiev & Rachmaninov

Thursday 9 Mar 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Rafael Payare conductor


Frank Peter Zimmermann violin


Programme to include:

Prokofiev Symphony No. 1, Classical, Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1...


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Barts Choir: The Sea and the Sky

Monday 13 Mar 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Ivor Setterfield conductor


Soloists include:

Benjamin Nabarro, Eleanor Dennis, Morgan Pearse, Barts Choir


Programme to include:

Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending, Parry Blest Pair of Sirens...

Pre-concert talk

Wednesday 15 Mar 2017, 6:15pmMarlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Vladimir Ashkenazy in conversation with Robert Rawson. FREE admission but ticket required. To book your free ticket please call the box office at The Marlowe Theatre on 01227 787787. 

Think of England

Wednesday 15 Mar 2017, 7:30pmMarlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor


Veronika Eberle violin

Antoine Tamestit viola


Programme to include:

Schubert Overture, Rosamunde, Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola, K364...

Ashkenazy: Elgar Symphony No. 1

Thursday 16 Mar 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor


Veronika Eberle violin

Antoine Tamestit viola


Programme to include:

Schubert Overture, Rosamunde, Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola, K364...


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Philharmonia Chamber Players

Friday 17 Mar 2017, 1:10pmSt Gregory's Centre for Music, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury

Soloists include:

Samuel Coles, Mark van de Wiel, Gordon Hunt, Shelly Organ


Programme to include:

Arnold Divertimento for Wind Trio, Britten Six metamorphoses after Ovid: Pan, Niobe and Bacchus...

Beethoven Symphony No. 9 Choral

Saturday 18 Mar 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Benjamin Zander conductor


Soloists include:

Mei Yi Foo, Rebecca Evans, Patricia Bardon, Robert Murray, Derek Welton, Philharmonia Chorus


Programme to include:

Beethoven Overture, Coriolan, Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3...

Philharmonia Chamber Players: Brahms

Thursday 23 Mar 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Soloists include:

Jonathan Maloney, Karin Tilch, Cheremie Hamilton-Miller, Deirdre Cooper, Ljubica Stojanovich


Beethoven Horn Sonata in F major

Brahms Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60


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Jakub Hrůša conducts Brahms

Thursday 23 Mar 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jakub Hrůša conductor


Rudolf Buchbinder piano


Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2

Brahms Symphony No. 4


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Music of Today: Bent Sørensen

Thursday 6 Apr 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Kwamé Ryan conductor


Programme to include:

Sørensen The Deserted Churchyards, Sørensen The Weeping White Room...


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Jakub Hrůša conducts Dvořák

Thursday 6 Apr 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jakub Hrůša conductor


Sergey Khachatryan violin


Programme to include:

Brahms (orch Dvořák) Hungarian Dances (Nos.12-21), Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto...


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Music of Today: Bent Sørensen

Friday 7 Apr 2017, 6:15pmThe Anvil, Basingstoke

Kwamé Ryan conductor


Programme to include:

Sørensen The Deserted Churchyards, Sørensen The Weeping White Room...

Hrůša conducts Dvořák

Friday 7 Apr 2017, 7:45pmThe Anvil, Basingstoke

Jakub Hrůša conductor


Sergey Khachatryan violin


Programme to include:

Brahms (orch Dvořák) Hungarian Dances (Nos.12-21), Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto...

Bedford Season Finale: Dvořák & Elgar

Friday 21 Apr 2017, 7:30pmBedford Corn Exchange, Bedford

Santtu-Matias Rouvali conductor


Alban Gerhardt cello


Programme to include:

Smetana Vltava from Má Vlast, Elgar Cello Concerto...

Leicester: 2016/17 Season Finale

Saturday 22 Apr 2017, 7:30pmDe Montfort Hall, Leicester

Santtu-Matias Rouvali conductor


Soloists include:

Alban Gerhardt, Leicester University Chamber Choir, Leicester Bach Choir


Programme to include:

Smetana Vltava from Má Vlast, Elgar Cello Concerto...

Pre-concert talk

Sunday 23 Apr 2017, 1:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Santtu-Matias Rouvali in conversation with Alistair Mackie, Principal Trumpet.


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Holst: The Planets

Sunday 23 Apr 2017, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Santtu-Matias Rouvali conductor


Soloists include:

Alban Gerhardt, Leicester University Chamber Choir, Leicester Bach Choir


Programme to include:

Smetana Vltava from Má Vlast, Elgar Cello Concerto...


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BRAHMS: Ein deutsches Requiem

Monday 1 May 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jeremy Backhouse conductor


Soloists include:

Claire Seaton, Sarah Fryer, Gareth Brynmor John, Vivace Chorus, The London Chorus


Pott Cantus Maris

Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem

Inspirations: Debussy & Boulez

Thursday 4 May 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Pierre-Laurent Aimard piano


Programme to include:

Boulez Notations IV, for solo piano, Boulez Notations IV, for orchestra...


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Inspirations: Mahler & Bartók

Sunday 7 May 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Soloists include:

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Tamara Stefanovich, Emmanuel Curt, Antoine Siguré


Bartók Concerto for Two Pianos and Percussion

Mahler Symphony No. 6


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Taichung: Salonen conducts Beethoven 7

Thursday 11 May 2017, 7:30pmNational Theater, Taichung, Taiwan

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Yu-Chien Tsung violin


Programme to include:

Beethoven Overture, Namensfeier, Sibelius Violin Concerto...

Hyogo: Salonen conducts Mahler

Sunday 14 May 2017, 2pmHyogo Performing Arts Center, Hyogo

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Seong-Jin Cho piano


Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3

Mahler Symphony No. 6

Tokyo: Salonen conducts Beethoven

Monday 15 May 2017, 7pmBunka Kaikan, Tokyo

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Seong-Jin Cho piano


Programme to include:

Strauss Don Juan, Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3...

Nagoya: Salonen conducts Strauss

Tuesday 16 May 2017, 6:45pmAichi Arts Center, Nagoya-shi

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Programme to include:

Strauss Don Juan, Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra...

Kumamoto: Salonen conducts Beethoven

Wednesday 17 May 2017, 7pmKumamoto Prefecture Hall, Kumamoto

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Akiko Suwanai violin


Programme to include:

Beethoven Overture, Namensfeier, Mendelssohn Violin Concerto...

Tokyo: Salonen conducts Strauss

Saturday 20 May 2017, 6pmTokyo Metropolitan Concert Hall, Tokyo

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Akiko Suwanai violin


Programme to include:

Strauss Don Juan, Mendelssohn Violin Concerto...

Yokohama: Salonen conducts Beethoven

Sunday 21 May 2017, 2pmMinato Mirai Hall, Yokohama

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Seong-Jin Cho piano


Programme to include:

Beethoven Overture, Namensfeier, Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3...

Philharmonia Chamber Players: Beethoven Septet

Thursday 25 May 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Soloists include:

Jan Regulski, Gijs Kramers, Eric Villeminey, Tim Gibbs, Laurent Ben Slimane, Luke Whitehead...


Beethoven Septet in E flat major, Op. 20


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Blomstedt conducts Beethoven

Thursday 25 May 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Herbert Blomstedt conductor


Martin Helmchen piano


Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1

Beethoven Symphony No. 7


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Power and Grandeur

Sunday 28 May 2017, 7:30pmMarlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Herbert Blomstedt conductor


Martin Helmchen piano


Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1

Beethoven Symphony No. 7

Young Artist Showcase Recital

Thursday 1 Jun 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Soloists include:

Alix Lagasse, Emma Oldfield, Henrietta Hill, Yaroslava Trofymchuk, Emre Ersahin


Programme to include:

Kodály 9 Epigrams for cello/double bass and piano (a selection), Kodály Szerenád for 2 violins and viola, Op. 12, III. Vivo...


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Mahler: Symphony No. 1

Thursday 1 Jun 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Gustavo Gimeno conductor


Lawrence Power viola


Programme to include:

Ligeti Concert Românesc, Salonen Pentatonic Etude...


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Grand Opera Gala

Saturday 3 Jun 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Stefan Bevier conductor


Soloists include:

Natasha Jouhl, Peter Auty, David Kempster, Philharmonia Chorus


Programme to include:

Wagner Overture, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Wagner Wach' auf!' (Chorus, Act III Scene 5), Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg...

Philharmonia Chamber Players: Debussy & Ravel

Sunday 4 Jun 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Soloists include:

Sarah Oates, Annabelle Meare, Yukiko Ogura, Timothy Walden, Heidi Krutzen, Samuel Coles...


Programme to include:

Ravel Introduction et Allegro, Debussy Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp...


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Requiems: Duruflé & Fauré

Sunday 4 Jun 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jérémie Rhorer conductor


Soloists include:

Elizabeth Watts, Jean-Sébastien Bou, Rodolfus Choir


Duruflé Requiem

Fauré Requiem


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Music of Today: Mei Yi Foo

Thursday 8 Jun 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jonathan Stockhammer conductor


Mei Yi Foo piano


Various Composers Musical Toys

Abrahamsen Piano Concerto


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Dohnányi conducts Schumann

Thursday 8 Jun 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Christoph von Dohnányi conductor


Till Fellner piano


Programme to include:

Mendelssohn Overture, The Hebrides, Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20, K466...


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Music of Today: Composers' Academy

Wednesday 21 Jun 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Patrick Bailey conductor


Programme to include:

Illean New work, (world première) Moorcraft New work(world première)...


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Russian Masterworks

Wednesday 21 Jun 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Yuri Temirkanov conductor


Denis Kozhukhin piano


Programme to include:

Liadov Kikimora, Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2...


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Best of British: A Sea Symphony

Thursday 29 Jun 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

David Hill conductor


Soloists include:

Raphael Wallfisch, Sally Matthews, Roderick Williams, The Bach Choir


Programme to include:

MacMillan Blow the trumpet in the new moon, Elgar Cello Concerto...

Esa-Pekka Salonen: Sibelius

Thursday 28 Sep 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Pekka Kuusisto violin


Programme to include:

Thorvaldsdottir Aeriality, Sibelius Symphony No. 6...


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Esa-Pekka Salonen: Mahler 3

Sunday 1 Oct 2017, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Michelle DeYoung mezzo soprano

Philharmonia Voices (Ladies) chorus


Mahler Symphony No. 3


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Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Thursday 5 Oct 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Santtu-Matias Rouvali conductor


Denis Kozhukhin piano


Programme to include:

Kabalevsky Overture, Colas Breugnon, Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini...


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Smetana: Má Vlast

Sunday 8 Oct 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jakub Hrůša conductor


Hilary Hahn violin


Dvořák Violin Concerto in A minor

Smetana Ma Vlast


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Battleship Potemkin - Live Screening

Thursday 12 Oct 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor


Shostakovich Symphonic excerpts to accompany a live screening of Battleship Potemkin


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Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

Thursday 19 Oct 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Yuri Temirkanov conductor


Elisso Virsaladze piano


Programme to include:

Mozart Overture, The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21, K467...


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Brahms & Tchaikovsky

Thursday 2 Nov 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Karl-Heinz Steffens conductor


Esther Yoo violin


Programme to include:

Beethoven Overture, Egmont, Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto...


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Walton: Belshazzar's Feast

Sunday 5 Nov 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Edward Gardner conductor


Soloists include:

Mark van de Wiel, Roland Wood, Philharmonia Chorus


Programme to include:

Elgar Overture, In the South (Alassio) (Op. 50), Phibbs Clarinet Concerto...


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Holst: The Planets

Thursday 9 Nov 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

John Wilson conductor


Sarah Tynan soprano

Philharmonia Voices (Ladies) chorus


Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 7, Sinfonia Antartica

Holst The Planets


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Shostakovich & Rachmaninov

Thursday 23 Nov 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Long Yu conductor


George Li piano


Programme to include:

Glinka Overture, Ruslan and Ludmilla, Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2...


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Prokofiev & Tchaikovsky

Sunday 3 Dec 2017, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Krzysztof Urbański conductor


Simon Trpčeski piano


Programme to include:

Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture, Romeo and Juliet, Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1...


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Esa-Pekka Salonen: Finnish Independence

Thursday 7 Dec 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Vilde Frang violin


Programme to include:

Sibelius Finlandia, Sibelius Violin Concerto...


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Christmas Classics

Sunday 10 Dec 2017, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

David Hill conductor


Jacques Imbrailo baritone

The Bach Choir choir


Programme to include:

Humperdinck Overture, Hänsel und Gretel, Traditional Good King Wenceslas...


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Carols at Christmas

Thursday 14 Dec 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

TBC conductor


Programme to include:

- Programme will include:, Traditional Sussex Carol...


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Debussy & Ravel

Sunday 21 Jan 2018, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Pablo Heras-Casado conductor


Pierre-Laurent Aimard piano


Programme to include:

Debussy Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, Ravel Piano Concerto in G...


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Paavo Järvi: Dvořák

Thursday 1 Feb 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Paavo Järvi conductor


Gautier Capucon cello


Programme to include:

Dvořák Carnival Overture, Dvořák Cello Concerto...


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Bartók & Kodály

Thursday 8 Feb 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Juraj Valčuha conductor


Evgeni Bozhanov piano


Programme to include:

Kodály Dances of Galánta, Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3...


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Mahler Symphony No. 4

Sunday 11 Feb 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Lahav Shani conductor


Chen Reiss soprano


Programme to include:

Mendelssohn Overture, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Strauss Ständchen (Op.17 No.2)...


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Mahler Symphony No. 5

Thursday 15 Feb 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jakub Hrůša conductor


Piotr Anderszewski piano


Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1

Mahler Symphony No. 5


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Voices of Revolution: Workers & the State

Thursday 22 Mar 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor


Ailish Tynan soprano

Behzod Abduraimov piano


Programme to include:

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


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Brahms Requiem

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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Esa-Pekka Salonen: Mahler 1

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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The Song of the Children of the Stars

Sunday 15 Apr 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Philharmonia Voices choir


Programme to include:

Biber Battalia, Beethoven Symphony No. 2...


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Voices of Revolution: Fear & Repression

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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I was glad: Parry Anniversary Concert

Thursday 10 May 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Adrian Partington conductor


Soloists include:

Marie-Elisabeth Hecker, Eleanor Dennis, Gloucester Choral Society


Programme to include:

Parry I was glad, Elgar Cello Concerto...


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Voices of Revolution: Exile & Return

Sunday 20 May 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor


Pekka Kuusisto violin

Maxim Aksenov tenor


Programme to include:

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


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Daniele Gatti: Brahms

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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Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique

Sunday 3 Jun 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Paavo Järvi conductor


Khatia Buniatishvili piano


Programme to include:

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


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Dohnányi: Beethoven Symphony No. 5

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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Esa-Pekka Salonen: Gurrelieder

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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