Previously Concert Pic

(Originally scheduled for Friday, 9 April, 2021, 19:30-20:30 (GMT), but postponed due to the death of HRH Prince Philip.)  London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle; Radio Broadcast, on BBC Radio 3.

Grieg: Prélude from ‘Holberg Suite’; Puccini: Crisantemi; Herrmann: Psycho Suite; Barber: Adagio for Strings; Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis.

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Tuesday, 24 August, 2021, 19:30 (GMT), at Royal Albert Hall: BBC Proms with Chineke! Orchestra, with Kalena Bovell (conductor) and Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano).

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast (Overture)
Fela Sowande: African Suite
Florence Price: Piano Concerto in One Movement
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Symphony in A Minor

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Friday, 27 August, 2021, 19:30 (GMT), at Snape Maltings:  London Philharmonic Orchestra, with Alpesh Chauhan.

BrittenA Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Arvo Pärt:
Cantus in Memoriam to Benjamin Britten
Symphony No. 6

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Saturday, 4 September, 2021, 16:00 (GMT+1): Lucerne Festival Contemporary Orchestra, with Patricia Kopatchinskaja et al., at KKL Luzern / Lucerne Hall.

“Bye-Bye Beethoven”, A staged concert
Fragments from works by Charles Ives, Joseph Haydn, John Cage, Johann Sebastian Bach, Gyorgy Kurtág, Jorge Sánchez-Chiong, and Pauline Oliveros
Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61

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Wednesday, 8 September, 2021, 19:30 (GMT+1), at Grand Palace Hall, Bucharest (Romania): London Philharmonic Orchestra, with Edward Gardner (conductor) and Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin).

Tippett: Ritual Dances from The Midsummer Marriage
Enescu: Violin Sonata No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 25, “dans le caractère populaire roumain” (arranged for violin and orchestra by Valentin Doni)
Elgar: Enigma Variations

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Thursday, 9 September, 2021, 19:30 (GMT+1), at Grand Palace Hall, Bucharest (Romania): London Philharmonic Orchestra, with Edward Gardner (conductor) and Nicolas Altstädt (cello).

Wagner: Tannhäuser Overture
Enescu: Symphonie Concertante for Cello and Orchestra in B Minor Op. 8
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D Major Op. 43

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Saturday, 18 September, 2021, 19:30 (GMT), at Sage Gateshead, UK: Royal Northern Sinfonia, with Dinis Sousa (conductor) and Anastasia Kobekina (cello).

Mira Calix & Sarah Turner: World Premiere, New Commission
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8

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Wednesday, 22 September, 2021, 19:30 (GMT), at Royal Albert Hall, London: Classic FM Live at the Royal Albert hall, with Chineke! Orchestra, with Darnon Gupton (conductor), Nigel Kennedy (violin) and Khatia Buniatishvili (piano). 

Programme to include Vivaldi, Kennedy, Rachmaninov, Coleridge-Taylor and Tchaikovsky

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Tuesday, 28 September, 2021, 13:00 (GMT), at St. James’s Sussex Gardens: Kofiko Ensemble.

Oliver Knussen: … Upon one note – Fantasia after Purcell
Olivier Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time – “Fouillis d’arcs-en-ciel, pour l’Ange qui annonce la fin du Temps”
Thomas Ades Court: Studies from the Tempest
Walter Rabi: Quartet Op. 1

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Friday, 1 October, 2021, 19:30 (GMT), at Royal Fest Hall: London Philharmonic Orchestra, with Edward Gardner (conductor) and Nicolas Altstädt (cello).

L. Boulanger: D’un matin de printemps
Lutoslawski: Cello Concerto
Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique

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