• Fri 1 Nov 2013

    The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
    Nobuyuki Tsujii performs Grieg
    • Emily Howard b.1979
    • Axon
    • Edvard Grieg 1843–1907
    • Piano Concerto in A minor Piano Concerto in A minor Also known as: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16
    • Felix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
    • Symphony No 3 in A minor 'Scottish' Symphony No 3 in A minor 'Scottish' Also known as: Symphony No 3 in A minor 'Scottish', Op 56
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena Conductor
    • Nobuyuki Tsujii Piano

    Nobuyuki Tsujii performs Grieg's ever-popular piano concerto.

  • Sat 2 Nov 2013

    Barbican, London
    Sakari Oramo's Barbican debut concert as Chief Conductor
    • Tristan Murail b.1947
    • Reflections/Reflets
    • Dmitri Shostakovich 1906–1975
    • Concerto for Piano, Trumpet and String Orchestra no. 1 in C minor, op. 35 Concerto for Piano, Trumpet and String Orchestra no. 1 in C minor, op. 35 Also known as: Concerto for piano, trumpet and string orchestra in C minor, Op 35
    • Gustav Mahler 1860–1911
    • Symphony No 1 in D major
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Sakari Oramo conductor
    • Olli Mustonen Piano
    • Sergei Nakariakov Trumpet

    Sakari Oramo's first Barbican concert as Chief Conductor of the BBC SO.

  • Fri 8 Nov 2013

    The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
    Verdi, Bruch & Beethoven
    • Giuseppe Verdi 1813–1901
    • Nabucco - overture
    • Max Bruch 1838–1920
    • Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor Also known as: Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 26
    • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
    • Symphony No 3 in E flat major 'Eroica' Symphony No 3 in E flat major 'Eroica' Also known as: Symphony No 3 in E flat major, 'Eroica', Op 55
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Gianandrea Noseda Conductor
    • Renaud Capuçon Violin

    The BBC Philharmonic perform Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony.

  • Sun 10 Nov 2013

    Royal Albert Hall
    Britten's War Requiem
    • Benjamin Britten 1913–1976
    • War Requiem
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Semyon Bychkov conductor
    • Sabina Cvilak soprano
    • Allan Clayton tenor
    • Roderick Williams baritone
    • The BBC Symphony Chorus
    • Crouch End Festival Chorus
    • The Choristers of Westminster Cathedral, London

    Semyon Bychkov conducts Britten's War Requiem

  • Sun 10 Nov 2013

    Southbank Centre, London
    Sondheim: Inside Out

    Celebrating the master of musical theatre, Stephen Sondheim.

  • Sat 16 Nov 2013

    The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
    Yutaka Sado conducts Walton
    • Barry Gray 1908–1984
    • Thunderbirds Suite (arr. Black) Thunderbirds Suite (arr. Black) Also known as: Thunderbirds Theme (arr. Black)
    • Paul Dukas 1865–1935
    • The Sorcerer's Apprentice The Sorcerer's Apprentice Also known as: L'Apprenti sorcier
    • Ernest Chausson 1855–1899
    • Poème
    • Hector Berlioz 1803–1869
    • Rêverie et caprice, Op 8
    • William Walton 1902–1983
    • Symphony No 1 in B flat minor
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Yutaka Sado Conductor
    • Sayaka Shoji Violin

    Walton's First Symphony is a controlled explosion of anger, passion, and shattering power.

  • Sun 17 Nov 2013

    Barbican, London
    Wayne Shorter

    Wayne Shorter returns to London to celebrate his 80th birthday with his stellar quartet.

  • Fri 22 Nov 2013

    Snape Maltings Concert Hall
    Britten Centenary Concert
    • Benjamin Britten 1913–1976
    • Cantata Academica, Op 62
    • Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes Also known as: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op 33a
    • Passacaglia from Peter Grimes Passacaglia from Peter Grimes Also known as: Passacaglia from Peter Grimes, Op 33b
    • Ryan Wigglesworth b.1979
    • Études-Tableaux
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Oliver Knussen conductor
    • Claire Booth soprano
    • Monica Groop mezzo soprano
    • Robert Murray tenor
    • Christopher Purves baritone
    • Norwich Cathedral Choir
    • Norwich High School for Girls
    • Norwich School
    • The BBC Symphony Chorus

    ritten Centenary Weekend: The Centenary Concert

  • Sat 23 Nov 2013

    Barbican, London
    Britten's Albert Herring
    • Benjamin Britten 1913–1976
    • Albert Herring
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Steuart Bedford conductor
    • Kenneth Richardson Director
    • Christine Brewer Lady Billows
    • Gaynor Keeble Florence Pike
    • Gillian Keith Miss Wordsworth
    • Roderick Williams Mr Gedge
    • Adrian Thompson Mr Upfold
    • Matthew Rose Superintendent Budd
    • Marcus Farnsworth Sid
    • Andrew Staples Albert Herring
    • Kitty Whately Nancy
    • Catherine Wyn-Rogers Mrs Herring
    • Eleanor Maloney Emmi
    • Emily-Jane Thomas Cis
    • Archie Buchanan Harry

    Albert Herring is the brightest, breeziest and wittiest of all Britten’s operas.

  • Sat 30 Nov 2013

    Malvern Forum Theatre, Malvern
    Beethoven & Elgar
    • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
    • Fidelio, Op 72
    • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
    • Violin Concerto
    • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
    • Symphony No 6 in F major 'Pastoral' Symphony No 6 in F major 'Pastoral' Also known as: Symphony No 6 in F major 'Pastoral', Op 68
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Nicholas Collon Conductor
    • Elena Urioste Violin

    Beethoven & Elgar

  • Sat 30 Nov 2013

    Southbank Centre, London
    19eighties: the rhythm of a decade

    BBC Concert Orchestra explores the mixed-up, show-off world of the 19 eighties