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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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Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man

Friday 29 Sep 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Karl Jenkins conductor


Soloists include:

Joo Yeon Sir, Kathryn Rudge, The London Chorus


Programme to include:

Jenkins Allegretto, Palladio, Jenkins Dies Irae', Requiem...

Esa-Pekka Salonen: Mahler 3

Sunday 1 Oct 2017, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Soloists include:

Michelle DeYoung, Philharmonia Voices (Ladies), Tiffin Boys' Choir


Mahler Symphony No. 3


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Music of Today: Michael Daugherty

Thursday 5 Oct 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Matthew Coorey conductor


Robin O'Neill bassoon


Programme to include:

Daugherty Mermaid Avenue, European premiere Daugherty Sing Sing: J Edgar Hoover for string quartet and tape...


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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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Insights Talk

Sunday 8 Oct 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jakub Hrůša in conversation with Hannah Nepil on Smetana's Má Vlast. FREE admission


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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 Má Vlast


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Insights Talk

Thursday 12 Oct 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

An introduction to the evening's programme. FREE admission


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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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Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra

Thursday 26 Oct 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor


Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra

Daniel Kharitonov piano


Programme to include:

Shebalin Orchestral Suite No. 2, Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 1...


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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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Music of Today: Beat Furrer

Sunday 5 Nov 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Clement Power conductor


Nicolas Hodges piano


Furrer Linea dell'orizzonteLondon premiere

Furrer Concerto for piano and ensembleUK premiere of ensemble version


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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) choir


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


Neal Davies bass baritone

The Bach Choir choir


Programme to include:

Bach Christmas Oratorio, Part I: Jauchzet, frohlocket, Traditional Good King Wenceslas...


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Carols at Christmas

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

Stephen Bell conductor


Soloists include:

Susanna Hurrell, The London Chorus, Southend Boys' and Girls' Choirs, Sir Tony Robinson


Programme to include:

Traditional Masters in This Hall, Traditional The First Nowell...


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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 Capuçon cello


Programme to include:

Dvořák Carnival Overture, Dvořák Cello Concerto...


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Music of Today: Irvine Arditti

Thursday 8 Feb 2018, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Brad Lubman conductor


Irvine Arditti violin


Sciarrino Three pieces from Sei Capricci for solo violin

Cattaneo Violin concertoUK premiere


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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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Insights Talk

Sunday 11 Feb 2018, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Dr Jeremy Barham on Mahler. Arcadia revisited: heavenly musical landscapes in Mendelssohn, Strauss and Mahler. FREE admission


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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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Beethoven's Ninth Symphony

Friday 16 Mar 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Brian Wright conductor


Soloists include:

Tom Poster, Claire Rutter, Christine Rice, Peter Auty, James Rutherford, Goldsmiths Choral Union


Programme to include:

Beethoven Overture, Egmont, Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor...

Insights Talk

Thursday 22 Mar 2018, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

An introduction to the evening's programme. FREE admission


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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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Music of Today: Vito Žuraj

Sunday 15 Apr 2018, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Joana Mallwitz conductor


Nika Gorič soprano


Žuraj Aftertouch for ensembleUK premiere

Žuraj Ubuquity - farces for soprano and ensembleWorld premiere of English version


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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

Trinity Boys 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, Oxford Bach Choir


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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Music of Today: Christian Mason

Thursday 24 May 2018, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Gergely Madaras conductor


Anu Komsi soprano


Mason Layers of Love

Mason Man Made for soprano and chamber orchestraWorld premiere


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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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Korea/UK 2017-18: Closing Concert

Thursday 14 Jun 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Han-Na Chang conductor


Sunwook Kim piano


Programme to include:

Rossini Overture, William Tell, Grieg Piano Concerto...


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Insights Talk

Thursday 28 Jun 2018, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

An introduction to the evening's programme. FREE admission 


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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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