• Sat 3 Jan 2015

    19:30 National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing
    China Concert Four
    • Felix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
    • Overture 'The Hebrides' Overture 'The Hebrides' Also known as: Overture 'The Hebrides', Op 26
    • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
    • Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat major, 'Emperor' Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat major, 'Emperor' Also known as: Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat major, 'Emperor', Op 73
    • Ralph Vaughan Williams 1872–1958
    • Symphony No. 5 in D major
    • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
    • Symphony No. 1 in C major
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Denis Kozhukhin piano
    • Martyn Brabbins conductor

    The BBC SSO perform at the Beijing National Centre for the Performing Arts, China.

  • Sun 4 Jan 2015

    19:30 Shanghai Grand Theatre
    China Concert Five
    • Benjamin Britten 1913–1976
    • Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes Also known as: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op 33a
    • Sergei Rachmaninov 1873–1943
    • Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Also known as: Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor, Op 18
    • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
    • Enigma Variations Enigma Variations Also known as: Enigma Variations, Op 36
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Denis Kozhukhin piano
    • Martyn Brabbins conductor

    The BBC SSO perform at the Shanghi Grand Theatre, China.

  • Tue 6 Jan 2015

    14:30 BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
    New Generation Artists 2015/16
    • Rolf Martinsson b.1956
    • Open Mind
      London Premiere
    • Reinhold Moritzevich Glière 1875–1956
    • Horn Concerto in B flat major
    • Camille Saint‐Saëns 1835–1921
    • Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor
    • Hugo Alfvén 1872–1960
    • Midsommarvaka, Op 19
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Alec Frank-Gemmill horn
    • Narek Hakhnazaryan cello
    • Rumon Gamba conductor

    New Generation Artists 2015!

  • Wed 7 Jan 2015

    19:25 MediaCityUK, Salford
    Bach, Berg and Mahler
    • Alban Berg 1885–1935
    • Seven Early Songs. Seven Early Songs. Also known as: Sieben frühe Lieder
    • Gustav Mahler 1860–1911
    • Symphony No 4 in G major
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Antonello Manacorda Conductor
    • Stuart Flinders Presenter
    • Katrien Baerts Soprano

    Antonello Manacorda conducts Mahler’s 4th Symphony.

  • Fri 9 Jan 2015

    10:00 BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
    BBC Radio Wales Orchestra Day - Jason Mohammad

    Jason Mohammad broadcasts live from BBC Hoddinott Hall

  • Fri 9 Jan 2015

    13:00 BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
    BBC Radio Wales Orchestra Day - Wynne Evans

    Wynne Evans broadcasts live from BBC Hoddinott Hall.

  • Sat 10 Jan 2015

    13:15 MediaCityUK, Salford
    Haydn with Nicholas Kraemer
    • Joseph Haydn 1732–1809
    • Symphony No. 74
    • Symphony No. 11 in E flat major
    • Symphony No. 85 in B flat major 'La reine'
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Nicholas Kraemer Conductor

    Nicholas Kraemer guides the orchestra through three Haydn symphonies.

  • Sun 11 Jan 2015

    10:30 MediaCityUK, Salford
    BBC Proms Inspire Composer Lab

    The BBC Proms Inspire scheme is for budding composers.

  • Wed 14 Jan 2015

    14:00 City Halls
    Discovering Music - Hans Gal at City Halls
    • Hans Gál 1890–1987
    • Cello Concerto, Op.67
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Raphael Wallfisch cello
    • Grant Llewellyn conductor

    Grant Llewellyn conducts Gál’s Cello Concerto

  • Wed 14 Jan 2015

    19:30 Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
    Discovering Debussy
    • Claude Debussy 1862–1918
    • Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
    • Images
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena Conductor
    • Stephen Johnson Presenter

    Conductor Juanjo Mena explores the music of Debussy.

  • Thu 15 Jan 2015

    19:30 St Paul's Knightsbridge, London
    BBC Singers and Sean Shibe
    • Heitor Villa‐Lobos 1887–1959
    • Bachianas Brasileiras No 5
    • BBC Singers
    • Sean Shibe guitar
    • Paul Brough conductor

    BBC Singers and Sean Shibe

  • Fri 16 Jan 2015

    Barbican, London
    Nielsen: The Symphonies
    • Jean Sibelius 1865–1957
    • The Dryad, Op 45.1
    • Sergei Rachmaninov 1873–1943
    • Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor
    • Carl Nielsen 1865–1931
    • Symphony No. 3 'Sinfonia espansiva ', FS60, Op 27
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Sakari Oramo Conductor
    • Lucy Hall Soprano
    • Marcus Farnsworth Baritone
    • Federico Colli Piano

    Neilsen's Symphony No.3 continues our season cycle with Sakari Oramo.

  • Fri 16 Jan 2015

    20:00 Chichester Festival Theatre
    Friday Night is Music Night

    Friday Night is Music Night Viennese-themed edition

  • Sat 17 Jan 2015

    19:30 The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
    Guitar Weekend
    • Roberto Gerhard 1896–1970
    • Dances from Don Quixote (1947 suite)
    • Toru Takemitsu 1930–1996
    • To the edge of dream
    • Claude Debussy 1862–1918
    • Ibéria
    • Joaquín Rodrigo 1901–1999
    • Fantasía para un gentilhombre
    • Maurice Ravel 1875–1937
    • Rapsodie espagnole
    • Manuel de Falla 1876–1946
    • La vida breve - Interlude and Dance
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena Conductor
    • Craig Ogden Guitar

    Dream of Spain in this colourful concert with guitarist Craig Ogden.

  • Sat 17 Jan 2015

    20:00 City Halls
    Hear and Now: Hans Abrahamsen

    The BBC SSO celebrates the music of Danish composer Hans Abrahamsen at City Halls.

  • Tue 20 Jan 2015

    14:00 BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
    Afternoon with B Tommy Andersson
    • Hilding Rosenberg 1892–1985
    • Dance Suite from ‘Orpheus in town’
    • Ludvig Norman 1831–1885
    • Concert Overture in E flat major
    • Ingvar Lidholm b.1921
    • Kontakion
    • Hugo Alfvén 1872–1960
    • Symphony No 4
    • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    • B Tommy Andersson Conductor
    • Elizabeth Atherton Soprano
    • Robin Tritschler Tenor

    Our Composer-in-Association, B Tommy Andersson, conducts a programme of Swedish music

  • Thu 22 Jan 2015

    City Halls
    Walton’s Henry V at City Halls
    • Frederick Delius 1862–1934
    • The Walk to the Paradise Garden
      (From 'A Village Romeo and Juliet')
    • John Foulds 1880–1939
    • Dynamic Triptych (Piano Concerto)
    • William Walton 1902–1983
    • Henry V
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Ashley Wass piano
    • William Houston actor
    • Richard Farnes conductor
    • Glasgow Chamber Choir
    • The Choristers of St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh

    Richard Farnes conducts Walton’s Henry V.

  • Fri 23 Jan 2015

    19:30 The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
    Beethoven’s Egmont
    • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
    • Egmont, Op 84
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
    • Piano Concerto No 23 in A major Piano Concerto No 23 in A major Also known as: Piano Concerto No 23 in A major, K 488
    • Joseph Haydn 1732–1809
    • Symphony No. 44 in E minor 'Trauersinfonie'
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena Conductor
    • Javier Perianes Piano
    • Eleanor Dennis Soprano
    • Malcolm Raeburn Narrator

    A rare chance to hear Beethoven’s Egmont with Juanjo Mena.

  • Sat 24 Jan 2015

    19:30 Leeds Town Hall
    Beethoven, Mozart and Bruckner
    • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
    • Fidelio, Op 72
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
    • Piano Concerto No 23 in A major Piano Concerto No 23 in A major Also known as: Piano Concerto No 23 in A major, K 488
    • Anton Bruckner 1824–1896
    • Symphony No 4 in E flat major, 'Romantic'
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena Conductor
    • Javier Perianes Piano

    Juanjo Mena conducts music by Beethoven, Mozart and Bruckner.

  • Mon 26 Jan 2015

    14:00 City Halls
    Discovering Music - Hans Gal at City Halls
    • Hans Gál 1890–1987
    • Symphony No.2, Op.53
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Stephen Johnson presenter
    • Otto Tausk conductor

    Writer and BBC Radio 3 broadcaster Stephen Johnson examines Gál's Symphony No.2.

  • Tue 27 Jan 2015

    20:00 Hackney Empire
    Friday Night is EastEnders Night

    Friday Night Is EastEnders Night

  • Wed 28 Jan 2015

    18:00 Albion Academy
    Holocaust Commemoration
  • Wed 28 Jan 2015

    19:30 BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
    Composer Portrait: Thierry Escaich
    • Thierry Escaich b.1965
    • Baroque Song
    • Miroir d'Ombres
    • Three Motets
    • Vertiges de la Croix
    • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    • Franck Ollu Conductor
    • Jean-Marc Phillips-Varjabédian Violin
    • Xavier Phillips Cello

    Join us as we delve into the music of composer Thierry Escaich

  • Wed 28 Jan 2015

    19:30 MediaCityUK, Salford
    The Music of Gerald Barry
    • Gerald Barry b.1952
    • La Jalousie Taciturne
    • Wiener Blut
    • Kitty Lie Over Across From The Wall
    • Day
    • Baroness von Ritkart
    • From The Intelligence Park
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Clark Rundell Conductor
    • Nicolas Hodges Piano

    The BBC Philharmonic is delighted to performance a concert of music by the extraordinary Irish composer Gerald Barry.

  • Thu 29 Jan 2015

    14:00 City Halls
    Beethoven 7 at City Halls
    • Felix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
    • Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op 11
    • Francisco Coll b.1985
    • Tapias (music for trombone and orchestra)
      UK Premiere
    • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
    • Symphony No 7 in A major
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Simon Johnson trombone
    • Otto Tausk conductor

    Otto Tausk conducts works by Mendelssohn, Francisco Coll and Beethoven.

  • Fri 30 Jan 2015

    19:30 Town Hall, Ayr
    Mendelssohn, David & Beethoven in Ayr
    • Felix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
    • Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op 11
    • Ferdinand David 1810–1873
    • Concertino for Trombone in E flat major, Op 4
    • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
    • Symphony No 7 in A major
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Simon Johnson trombone
    • Otto Tausk conductor

    Otto Tausk conducts works by Mendelssohn, David and Beethoven.

  • Fri 30 Jan 2015

    20:00 Southbank Centre, London
    Friday Night is Music Night: On the Wireless and off the Box

    Music from the golden age of radio to the early years of television.

  • Sat 31 Jan 2015

    LSO St Luke’s, London
    Introduction to Percussion Ensemble Music

    A free introduction to the music in the 2.00pm Guildhall Percussion Ensemble concert.

  • Sat 31 Jan 2015

    LSO St Luke’s, London
    Guildhall Percussion Ensemble
    • Wali
    • Guinean Traditional
    • Brian Ferneyhough b.1943
    • Fanfare for Klaus Huber
    • Unknown
    • One Minute Break (1 mins)
    • Steve Reich b.1936
    • Music for Pieces of Wood
    • Peter Garland
    • Apple Blossom (8 mins)
    • Mauricio Kagel 1931–2008
    • Rrrrrrr...
    • Unknown
    • Drinking and Hooting Machine
    • Brian Ferneyhough b.1943
    • Fanfare for Klaus Huber
    • Guildhall Percussion Ensemble

    Music for percussion from Germany, Holland and France

  • Sat 31 Jan 2015

  • Sat 31 Jan 2015

    Barbican, London
    Introduction to Rihm's Tutuguri

    BBC Radio 3's Tom Service talks to musicologist Paul Griffiths

  • Sat 31 Jan 2015

  • Sat 31 Jan 2015

    19:30 The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
    Saint-Saëns’s Organ Symphony
    • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
    • Symphony No 8 in F major Symphony No 8 in F major Also known as: Symphony No 8 in F major, Op 93
    • Franz Liszt 1811–1886
    • Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major
    • Camille Saint‐Saëns 1835–1921
    • Symphony No 3 in C minor, 'Organ' Symphony No 3 in C minor, 'Organ' Also known as: Symphony No 3 in C minor, 'Organ', Op 78
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Gianandrea Noseda Conductor
    • Jean-Efflam Bavouzet Piano
    • Jonathan Scott Organ

    A roof-raising concert featuring Saint-Saëns’s ‘Organ’ Symphony with Gianandrea Noseda.