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Mon 24 Nov 2014

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

The Works

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Antonin Dvorák Serenade for strings
Edvard Grieg Poeme érotique
Edward Elgar Sospiri

Richard Tognetti violin
Rachel Leach presenter

Our series giving you a guided tour of selected masterpieces returns, this time looking at pieces by Dvorak, Grieg and Elgar.

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Mon 24 Nov 2014

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

The Night Shift

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Cheer, chat, drink, leave, come back again.

These are all things that you can’t necessarily do at your average classical music concert, but that you can do at The Night Shift.

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Tue 25 Nov 2014

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Lord of the Strings

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Mozart Divertimento in F
Mendelssohn String Symphony No. 10 in B minor
Haydn Violin Concerto No 1 in C
Grieg Poème érotique
Elgar Sospiri
Dvorak Serenade for Strings
Richard Tognetti director/violin

This all-strings programme, led by the brilliant Richard Tognetti from the Australian Chamber Orchestra, contains a saucy surprise.

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Sat 6 Dec 2014

St John's Church, Brighton

Watercycle Community Concert

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Music to include Handel’s Water Music and Fireworks Music, plus the Watercycle song by James Redwood. Featuring BREMF Community Choir and Watercycle participants.

 

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Tue 9 Dec 2014

Royal Festival Hall, London

Messiah

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Handel Messiah Sophie Bevan soprano
Catherine Wyn-Rogers mezzo-soprano
John Mark Ainsley tenor
Ashley Riches baritone
Choir of the Enlightenment

Handel’s visionary, ecstatic Messiah – a perfect start to the festive season.

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Fri 12 Dec 2014

National Centre for Early Music

Chamber music for a winter’s evening

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Join us for an evening of baroque chamber music as part of our Watercycle project residency in York, including music by one of England’s most feted composers, Henry Purcell. The concert will be presented from the stage by members of the Orchestra.

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Sat 13 Dec 2014

National Centre for Early Music

OAE Tots: Pitter Patter Raindrops

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The OAE’s popular series of events for the very youngest music-lovers comes to York for the very first time. Suitable for ages 2-5 (and parents), this is a fantastic opportunity to introduce young people to the wonderful world of classical music.  

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Sat 13 Dec 2014

National Centre for Early Music

OAE Tots: Pitter Patter Raindrops

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The OAE’s popular series of events for the very youngest music-lovers comes to York for the very first time. Suitable for ages 2-5 (and parents), this is a fantastic opportunity to introduce young people to the wonderful world of classical music.  

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Sat 13 Dec 2014

Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, York

Watercycle Community Concert

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Audiences from all walks of life are invited to this special community concert. After a journey through some popular (and water themed!) highlights of the baroque era including movements from Handel’s ‘Water Music’ and Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’, the concert takes a local turn as the players are joined by singers and instrumentalists from across the region in a ‘Concerto for York’ specially written for the occasion.

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Mon 22 Dec 2014

St John's Smith Square

Bach: Mass in B minor

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Bach Mass in B minor
Katherine Watson soprano
Iestyn Davies countertenor
Gwilym Bowen tenor
Neal Davies bass
Stephen Layton conductor
The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge

The  St John’s Smith Square Annual Christmas Festival runs throughout the month of December but this is our first show of the 2014 Festival.

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Tue 23 Dec 2014

St John's Smith Square

Messiah

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Handel Messiah
Stephen Layton conductor
Katherine Watson soprano
Iestyn Davies mezzo-soprano
Gwilym Bowen tenor
Neal Davies bass
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Handel’s visionary, ecstatic Messiah.

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Sat 3 Jan 2015

Mikhailovsky Theatre, Saint-Petersburg

Boris the Tsar

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Mussorsky Boris Godunov Vladimir Jurowski conductor  Sergei Leiferkus Boris Godunov Boris Pinkhasovich Andrey Shchelkalov Vyacheslav Voynarovsky Shuysky Vyacheslav Pochapsky Pimen Elmira Karakhanova Ksenia Evdokia Malevskaya Fyodor Suren Maksutov Grigory Otrepyev Ekaterina Egorova Hostess of the inn Evgeny Akhmedov Yurodivy (Simpleton) Anton Puzanov Varlaam Alexey Kuligin Missail Anastasiya Vinogradova-Zabolotskaya Mamka (Nurse) Yury Monchak Mikititch, Police Officer Evgeny Solodovnikov Police Officer in the inn Alexander Volynkin Boyar-in-Attendance Soloists and Chorus from the Mikhailovsky Theatre

We perform an original version of Modest Mussorgsky’s opera Boris Godunov (1869)with musicians from the Mikhailovsky Theatre.

Mussorsky Boris Godunov

Vladimir Jurowski conductor 

Sergei Leiferkus Boris Godunov
Boris Pinkhasovich Andrey Shchelkalov
Vyacheslav Voynarovsky Shuysky
Vyacheslav Pochapsky Pimen
Elmira Karakhanova Ksenia
Evdokia Malevskaya Fyodor
Suren Maksutov Grigory Otrepyev
Ekaterina Egorova Hostess of the inn
Evgeny Akhmedov Yurodivy (Simpleton)
Anton Puzanov Varlaam
Alexey Kuligin Missail
Anastasiya Vinogradova-Zabolotskaya Mamka (Nurse)
Yury Monchak Mikititch, Police Officer
Evgeny Solodovnikov Police Officer in the inn
Alexander Volynkin Boyar-in-Attendance

Soloists and Chorus from the Mikhailovsky Theatre

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Sun 4 Jan 2015

Mikhailovsky Theatre, Saint-Petersburg

Boris the Tsar

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Mussorsky Boris Godunov Vladimir Jurowski conductor  Sergei Leiferkus Boris Godunov Boris Pinkhasovich Andrey Shchelkalov Vyacheslav Voynarovsky Shuysky Vyacheslav Pochapsky Pimen Elmira Karakhanova Ksenia Evdokia Malevskaya Fyodor Suren Maksutov Grigory Otrepyev Ekaterina Egorova Hostess of the inn Evgeny Akhmedov Yurodivy (Simpleton) Anton Puzanov Varlaam Alexey Kuligin Missail Anastasiya Vinogradova-Zabolotskaya Mamka (Nurse) Yury Monchak Mikititch, Police Officer Evgeny Solodovnikov Police Officer in the inn Alexander Volynkin Boyar-in-Attendance Soloists and Chorus from the Mikhailovsky Theatre

We perform an original version of Modest Mussorgsky’s opera Boris Godunov (1869)with musicians from the Mikhailovsky Theatre.

Mussorsky Boris Godunov

Vladimir Jurowski conductor 

Sergei Leiferkus Boris Godunov
Boris Pinkhasovich Andrey Shchelkalov
Vyacheslav Voynarovsky Shuysky
Vyacheslav Pochapsky Pimen
Elmira Karakhanova Ksenia
Evdokia Malevskaya Fyodor
Suren Maksutov Grigory Otrepyev
Ekaterina Egorova Hostess of the inn
Evgeny Akhmedov Yurodivy (Simpleton)
Anton Puzanov Varlaam
Alexey Kuligin Missail
Anastasiya Vinogradova-Zabolotskaya Mamka (Nurse)
Yury Monchak Mikititch, Police Officer
Evgeny Solodovnikov Police Officer in the inn
Alexander Volynkin Boyar-in-Attendance

Soloists and Chorus from the Mikhailovsky Theatre

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Thu 15 Jan 2015

Royal Festival Hall, London

Flying the Flag: Images of Russia

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Mussorgsky Night on a Bare Mountain (original version)
Mussorgsky Boris Godunov scenes (original version): the Coronation scene, Boris's monologue from Act 2 (the 'clock' scene) and the Death of Boris
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 1 in G minor (Winter Daydreams)
Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Sergei Lieferkus baritone

This all-Russian programme, in both programme and soloists, has as its centrepiece scenes from Mussorgsky’s dark-hued opera Boris Godunov with star baritone Sergei Leiferkus.

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Fri 16 Jan 2015

Palace of Arts, Budapest

Flying the Flag: Images of Russia

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Mussorgsky Night on a Bare Mountain (original version)
Mussorgsky Boris Godunov scenes (original version): the Coronation scene, Boris’s monologue from Act 2 (the ‘clock’ scene) and the Death of Boris
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 1 in G minor (Winter Daydreams)
Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Sergei Lieferkus baritone

This all-Russian programme, in both programme and soloists, has as its centrepiece scenes from Mussorgsky’s dark-hued opera Boris Godunov with star baritone Sergei Leiferkus.

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Sun 18 Jan 2015

Royal Festival Hall, London

Study Day: Flying the Flag

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This year’s study day looks at the Flying the Flag Series which runs through the season.

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Sun 18 Jan 2015

Royal Festival Hall, London

Study Day: Flying the Flag

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This year’s study day looks at the Flying the Flag series which runs through the season.

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Sun 25 Jan 2015

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

The Tempest

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We return to the intimate, candle-lit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse with, fittingly, a Jacobean programme.

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Mon 26 Jan 2015

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

The Tempest

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We return to the intimate, candle-lit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse with, fittingly, a Jacobean programme.

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Tue 3 Feb 2015

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

The Works

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Mozart Serenade in B flat, K361 Gran Partita Wind soloists of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Presenter TBC

Our series giving you a guided tour of selected masterpieces returns, this time looking at Mozart.

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