• Wed 1 Feb

    19:30 City Halls
    Celtic Connections - Brahms in Budapest
    • Johannes Brahms 1833–1897
    • Hungarian Dances
      (orchestrated Brahms and Dausgaard)
    • Franz Schubert 1797–1828
    • Songs
      An Schwager Kronos, D.369 (orchestrated Brahms) (c.3’) Geheimes, D.719 (orchestrated Brahms) (c.4’) Memnon, D.541 (orchestrated Brahms) (c.4’) Gruppe aus dem Tartarus, D.583 (orchestrated Brahms) (c.3’)
    • INTERVAL
    • Johannes Brahms 1833–1897
    • Symphony No 2 in D major Symphony No 2 in D major Also known as: Symphony No 2 in D major, Op 73
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Budapest Bár
    • Benjamin Appl baritone
    • Thomas Dausgaard conductor

    Budapest Bár and baritone Benjamin Appl join the BBC SSO for an evening of Gypsy, Folk and Classical music

  • Thu 2 Feb

    11:30 MediaCityUK Salford
    Meet the Phil -  Debussy La Mer
    • Claude Debussy 1862–1918
    • La mer La mer Also known as: La Mer
    • BBC Philharmonic

    An opportunity to see the BBC Philharmonic in rehearsal.

  • Fri 3 Feb

    19:30 BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
    Great Brits 2
    • Graham Fitkin b.1963
    • Intimate Curve
    • David Bedford 1937–2011
    • Star’s End
    • Steve Martland 1959–2013
    • Crossing the Border
    • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    • Edwin Outwater Conductor
    • Mats Bergström Electric Guitar
    • Pete Wilson Bass Guitar
    • Steve Barnard Drum Kit
  • Fri 3 Feb

    19:30 Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
    Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saëns & Debussy
    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
    • Symphony No 1 in G minor, 'Winter Daydreams' Symphony No 1 in G minor, 'Winter Daydreams' Also known as: Symphony No 1 in G minor, 'Winter Daydreams', Op 13 (42 mins)
    • Camille Saint‐Saëns 1835–1921
    • Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor Also known as: Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor, Op 22 (24 mins)
    • Claude Debussy 1862–1918
    • La mer La mer Also known as: La Mer (24 mins)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Ben Gernon Conductor
    • Benjamin Grosvenor Piano

    The Nottingham Royal Concert Hall plays host to the BBC Philharmonic this evening, with conductor Ben Gernon at the helm. The programme includes pieces from Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saëns and Debussy, with Benjamin Grosvenor, as tonight’s soloist

  • Sat 4 Feb

    18:30 The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
    Journey Through Music: Relishing in Revolution

    Join us for a free pre-concert session

  • Sat 4 Feb

    19:30 The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
    Relishing in Revolution
    • 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
    • Camille Saint‐Saëns 1835–1921
    • Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor Also known as: Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor, Op 22
    • Claude Debussy 1862–1918
    • La mer La mer Also known as: La Mer
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Ben Gernon conductor
    • Benjamin Grosvenor piano

    Relishing Revolution Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 'Eroica' Saint-Saëns - Piano Concerto No. 2 Debussy - La mer

  • Thu 9 Feb

    19:30 Glasgow City Halls
    Bavouzet Plays Ravel
    • Joseph Haydn 1732–1809
    • Symphony No. 8 in G major 'Le soir' (21 mins)
    • Maurice Ravel 1875–1937
    • Piano Concerto for the Left Hand (19 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Michael Tippett 1905–1998
    • Symphony No 2 (38 mins)
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Jean-Efflam Bavouzet piano
    • Martyn Brabbins conductor

    Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performs Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand at City Halls

  • Thu 9 Feb

    19:30 St David's Hall, Cardiff
    Petrushka
    • Richard Wagner 1813–1883
    • Tannhäuser – overture Tannhäuser – overture Also known as: Tannhäuser, WWV 70 – overture
    • Tannhäuser – Venusberg Music Tannhäuser – Venusberg Music Also known as: Tannhäuser, WWV 70 – Venusberg Music
    • Gustav Mahler 1860–1911
    • Songs from 'Des Knaben Wunderhorn'
    • Igor Stravinsky 1882–1971
    • Petrushka (1911 version)
    • BBC National Orchestra of Wales Orchestra
    • Mark Wigglesworth Conductor
    • Roderick Williams Baritone

    Mark Wigglesworth conducts Stravinsky’s and Mahler.

  • Thu 9 Feb

    19:30 Barbican, London
    Avishai Cohen

    Master bassist and composer Avishai Cohen performs new arrangements of his transatlantic Jazz, his core trio, with pianist Omri Mor and percussionist Itamar Doari, augmented by the BBC Concert Orchestra.

  • Thu 9 Feb

    19:30 Peel Hall - University of Salford
    The Red Brick Sessions: Milhaud, Mozart & Ibert
    • Darius Milhaud 1892–1974
    • La création du monde, Op 81 (16 mins)
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
    • Flute Concerto in G major, K313 (25 mins)
    • Jacques Ibert 1890–1962
    • Divertissement (15 mins)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Jamie Phillips Conductor
    • Adam Walker flute

    Flautist Adam Walker is the soloist in tonight's concert, playing Mozart's G major Flute Concerto - a work of delectable melody and elegance.

  • Thu 9 Feb

    19:30 DR Koncerthuset, Copenhagen
    Verdi's Requiem
    • Giuseppe Verdi 1813–1901
    • Requiem
    • BBC Singers
    • Fabio Luisi conductor
    • Lise Davidsen soprano
    • Olesya Petrova mezzo-soprano
    • Giorgio Benegi tenor
    • Insung Sim bass
    • Danish National Symphony Orchestra
    • Danish National Choirs

    Verdi's vocal masterpiece is here interpreted by a star cast of soloists, DR Concert Choir, BBC Singers and the National Symphony Orchestra of Denmark.

  • Fri 10 Feb

    19:00 City of London School for Girls, London
    Come & Sing: Mozart's Requiem

    Develop your vocal skills with Mary King and the BBC Singers, singing Mozart's Requiem.

  • Fri 10 Feb

    19:30 DR Koncerthuset, Copenhagen
    Verdi's Requiem
    • Giuseppe Verdi 1813–1901
    • Requiem
    • BBC Singers
    • Danish National Symphony Orchestra
    • Danish National Choirs
    • Fabio Luisi conductor
    • Lise Davidsen soprano
    • Olesya Petrova mezzo-soprano
    • Giorgio Benegi tenor
    • Insung Sim bass

    Verdi's vocal masterpiece is here interpreted by a star cast of soloists, DR Concert Choir, BBC Singers and the National Symphony Orchestra of Denmark.

  • Fri 10 Feb

    19:30 Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
    Petrushka
    • Richard Wagner 1813–1883
    • Tannhäuser – overture Tannhäuser – overture Also known as: Tannhäuser, WWV 70 – overture
    • Tannhäuser – Venusberg Music Tannhäuser – Venusberg Music Also known as: Tannhäuser, WWV 70 – Venusberg Music
    • Gustav Mahler 1860–1911
    • Songs from 'Des Knaben Wunderhorn'
    • Igor Stravinsky 1882–1971
    • Petrushka (1911 version)
    • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    • Mark Wigglesworth Conductor
    • Roderick Williams Baritone

    Mark Wigglesworth conducts Stravinsky’s and Mahler

  • Fri 10 Feb

    19:30 Victoria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent
    Haydn, Mozart & Sibelius
    • Joseph Haydn 1732–1809
    • Symphony No. 100 in G major 'Military' (18 mins)
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
    • Flute Concerto in G major, K313 (23 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Jean Sibelius 1865–1957
    • Symphony No 1 in E minor Symphony No 1 in E minor Also known as: Symphony No 1 in E minor, Op 39 (37 mins)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Jamie Phillips Conductor
    • Adam Walker flute

    Jamie Phillips conducts Haydn’s Symphony No. 100 (Military), Mozart’s Flute Concerto in G and Sibelius’ First Symphony

  • Mon 13 Feb

    19:30 Barbican, London
    CANCELLED Jonas Kaufmann sings Strauss's Four Last Songs
    • Erich Wolfgang Korngold 1897–1957
    • Schauspiel Ouvertüre, Op 4
    • Richard Strauss 1864–1949
    • 4 Symphonic Interludes from 'Intermezzo', Op 72a
    • Songs
      1. Ruhe meine Seele 2. Freundliche Vision 3. Befreit 4. Heimliche Aufforderung [Orchestration: Robert Heger]
    • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
    • In the South (Alassio) In the South (Alassio) Also known as: In the South (Alassio), Op 50
    • Richard Strauss 1864–1949
    • Four Last Songs Four Last Songs Also known as: Vier Letzte Lieder
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Jochen Rieder Conductor
    • Jonas Kaufmann tenor

    CANCELLED. Jonas Kaufmann sings Richard Strauss’s Four Last Songs with the BBC Symphony Orchestra in the final concert of his Barbican Residency.

  • Tue 14 to Thu 16 Feb

    BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
    Inspire Session with Hannah Kendall

    Take part in an exciting BBC Proms Inspire project run by critically acclaimed composer Hannah Kendall and special guests

  • Wed 15 Feb

    13:55 MediaCityUK, Salford
    Antheil, Shostakovich & Hindemith
    • George Antheil 1900–1959
    • Serenade for strings (15 mins)
    • Dmitri Shostakovich 1906–1975
    • Cello Concerto No 2 in G major Cello Concerto No 2 in G major Also known as: Cello Concerto No 2 in G major, Op 126 (31 mins)
    • Paul Hindemith 1895–1963
    • Symphony 'Mathis der Maler' (25 mins)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • John Storgårds conductor
    • Leonard Elschenbroich cello

    A live broadcast for BBC Radio 3 with conductor John Storgårds and cellist Leonard Elschenbroich

  • Thu 16 Feb

    14:00 Glasgow City Halls
    Afternoon Performance - Dvořák’s Symphony No.8
    • Felix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
    • String Symphony No 10 in B minor String Symphony No 10 in B minor Also known as: String Symphony No 10 in B minor, MWV N 10 (11 mins)
    • Malcolm Arnold 1921–2006
    • Clarinet Concerto No 2 Clarinet Concerto No 2 Also known as: Clarinet Concerto No 2, Op 115 (17 mins)
    • Anton Webern 1883–1945
    • Langsamer Satz (8 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Antonin Dvorak 1841–1904
    • Symphony No 8 in G major Symphony No 8 in G major Also known as: Symphony No 8 in G major, Op 88 (38 mins)
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Annelien Van Wauwe clarinet
    • Alpesh Chauhan conductor

    Alpesh Chauhan conducts works by Mendelssohn, Arnold, Webern & Dvořák

  • Fri 17 Feb

    11:30 MediaCityUK Salford
    Meet the Phil - Sibelius Symphony No 7
    • Jean Sibelius 1865–1957
    • Symphony No 7 in C major Symphony No 7 in C major Also known as: Symphony No 7 in C major, Op 105
    • BBC Philharmonic

    Key stage 3, GCSE, AS and A2 level students get the oppurtuntiy to visit MCUK and listen to the orchestra in rehearsal. Following the rehearsal there is a Q & A session in which students get to meet players, conductors, producers, composers and BBC management staff and ask them questions. Booking opens on Monday 9th January. Applications will be on

  • Fri 17 Feb

    19:30 Eden Court, Inverness
    BBC SSO in Inverness
    • Felix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
    • String Symphony No 10 in B minor String Symphony No 10 in B minor Also known as: String Symphony No 10 in B minor, MWV N 10 (11 mins)
    • Malcolm Arnold 1921–2006
    • Clarinet Concerto No 2 Clarinet Concerto No 2 Also known as: Clarinet Concerto No 2, Op 115 (17 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
    • The Magic Flute – Overture The Magic Flute – Overture Also known as: Die Zauberflöte, K 620 – Ouverture (7 mins)
    • Antonin Dvorak 1841–1904
    • Symphony No 8 in G major Symphony No 8 in G major Also known as: Symphony No 8 in G major, Op 88 (38 mins)
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Annelien Van Wauwe clarinet (BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist)
    • Alpesh Chauhan conductor

    Alpesh Chauhan conducts works by Mendelssohn, Arnold, Mozart & Dvořák in Inverness

  • Sun 19 Feb

    15:00 Hull City Hall
    Will Gregory with the BBC Concert Orchestra

    Goldfrapp’s Will Gregory curates a programme that responds and reacts to Kirchin’s fascination with texture and sonic collage.

  • Sun 19 Feb

    15:00 Milton Court Concert Hall
    Mozart Matinée
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
    • The Magic Flute The Magic Flute Also known as: Die Zauberflöte, K620
      Overture
    • Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento, K. 243
    • Requiem Requiem Also known as: Requiem, K 626
    • BBC Singers
    • David Hill conductor
    • Lauren Fagan soprano
    • Catherine Hopper alto
    • Ben Johnson tenor
    • David Stout bass
    • St. James' Baroque

    David Hill, the BBC Singers’ Chief Conductor celebrates one of the greatest of all composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

  • Sun 19 Feb

    19:30 The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
    From Leipzig to Finland
    • Niels Wilhelm Gade 1817–1890
    • Symphony No 1 in C minor Symphony No 1 in C minor Also known as: Symphony No 1 in C minor, Op 5
    • Felix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
    • Violin Concerto in E minor Violin Concerto in E minor Also known as: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op 64
    • Johann Sebastian Bach 1685–1750
    • Ricercar from The Musical Offering (orch. Webern) Ricercar from The Musical Offering (orch. Webern) Also known as: Ricercar from Musikalisches Opfer, BWV 1079 (orch. Anton Webern)
    • Jean Sibelius 1865–1957
    • Symphony No 7 in C major Symphony No 7 in C major Also known as: Symphony No 7 in C major, Op 105
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • John Storgårds conductor
    • Alina Pogostkina violin

    Magnificent Mendelssohn Gade - Symphony No. 1 Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto Bach arr Webern - Ricercare a 6 from 'Musical Offering' Sibelius - Symphony No. 7

  • Wed 22 Feb

    18:00 St Giles' Cripplegate, London
    Singers at Six: Bruckner and Palestrina Motets
    • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina 1525–1594
    • Laudate Dominum omnes gentes
    • Anton Bruckner 1824–1896
    • Os justi
    • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina 1525–1594
    • Tu es Petrus
    • Nos Atem Gloriari
    • Anton Bruckner 1824–1896
    • Locus iste
    • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina 1525–1594
    • Salve regina
    • Anton Bruckner 1824–1896
    • Virga Jesse floruit
    • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina 1525–1594
    • Stabat mater
    • Anton Bruckner 1824–1896
    • Christus factus est (1884 setting)
    • BBC Singers
    • Robert Quinney conductor

    The BBC Singers perform motets by two composers; both who left an indelible mark in choral history and who remain popular with singers and audiences alike today.

  • Thu 23 Feb

    19:30 Glasgow City Halls
    Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.2
    • Edmund Finnis b.1984
    • The Air, Turning
      (BBC Commission, World Premiere) (10 mins)
    • 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 (34 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 1844–1908
    • Scheherazade Scheherazade Also known as: Scheherazade, Op 35 (43 mins)
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Steven Osborne Piano
    • Ilan Volkov conductor

    Steven Osborne performs Rachmaninov’s Second Piano Concerto at City Halls

  • Sat 25 Feb

    19:30 Southbank Centre, London
    Music to Die For
    • Richard Rodgers 1902–1979
    • The Carousel Waltz
    • John Williams b.1932
    • Night Journeys
      from Dracula: A Love Story
    • Richard Wagner 1813–1883
    • Tristan and Isolde – Prelude and Liebestod
    • Leos Janacek 1854–1928
    • The Cunning Little Vixen (suite)
    • Sir Richard Rodney Bennett 1936–2012
    • Love Scene from "Four Weddings and a Funeral"
    • Stephen Sondheim b.1930
    • Sweeney Todd: A Little Priest
    • Alan Silvestri b.1950
    • Death Becomes Her
    • Richard Rodgers 1902–1979
    • Carousel – 'You'll never walk alone'
    • Simon Callow presenter
    • Anna-Jane Casey singer
    • Adrian Der Gregorian singer
    • Keith Lockhart Conductor
    • BBC Concert Orchestra

    Explore the representation of death and spirituality in music for film and theatre.

  • Sun 26 Feb

    15:00 Usher Hall, Edinburgh
    Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.2 in Edinburgh
    • Edmund Finnis b.1984
    • The Air, Turning
      (BBC Commission) (10 mins)
    • 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 (34 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 1844–1908
    • Scheherazade Scheherazade Also known as: Scheherazade, Op 35 (43 mins)
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Vadym Kholodenko piano
    • Ilan Volkov conductor

    Ilan Volkov conducts works by Finnis, Rachmaninov & Rimsky-Korsakov in Edinburgh

  • Mon 27 Feb

    17:45 Peel Hall - University of Salford
    Chamber Music Mondays- February
    • Felix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
    • Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op 49
    • Dmitri Shostakovich 1906–1975
    • Piano Trio no. 1 in C minor, op. 8 “Poème”
    • Members of the BBC Philharmonic Ensemble

    Members of the BBC Philharmonic perform in a Piano Trio with guest Alissa Firsova