• Wed 8 Jan 2014

    Barbican, London
    Beethoven, Schumann and Matthews
    • Robert Schumann 1810–1856
    • Konzertstück for Four Horns in F major, Op 86
    • Colin Matthews b.1946
    • Traces Remain
    • 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 Symphony Orchestra
    • Sakari Oramo conductor
    • Horn players of the BBC SO Martin Owen, Michael Murray, Andrew Antcliff and Nicholas Hougham

    An exhilarating menu of Beethoven, Schumann and Colin Matthews.

  • Wed 8 Jan 2014

    St Giles' Cripplegate, London
    Schumann and Friends
    • Robert Schumann 1810–1856
    • Nord oder Süd
    • Gute Nacht
    • Johannes Brahms 1833–1897
    • 5 Songs, Op 104
    • Clara Schumann 1819–1896
    • Three Choruses for Mixed Choir
    • Heinrich von Herzogenberg 1843–1900
    • Selig sind, die da Leid tragen
    • Und ich hörete eine Stimme vom Himmel
    • Siehe, um Trist war mir sehr bange
    • Dame Ethel Mary Smyth 1858–1944
    • Fête galante (opera version)
    • We watched her breathing through the night
    • BBC Singers
    • Paul Brough conductor
  • Tue 14 Jan 2014

    St Paul's Knightsbridge, London
    Early Sacred Music
    • John Taverner 1490–1545
    • Western Wynde Mass
    • William Cornysh 1470–1523
    • Ave Maria
    • William Horwood d.1484
    • Magnificat
    • Walter Lambe
    • Nesciens mater virgo virum
    • Robert Wylkynson 1450–1515
    • Salve Regina
    • BBC Singers
    • Andrew Carwood Conductor

    A selection of Latin pre-reformation motets from the Eton Choirbook

  • Thu 16 Jan 2014

    Barbican, London
    Shostakovich's Leningrad Symphony
    • Bohuslav Martinu 1890–1959
    • Concerto for Two Pianos, H 292
    • Dmitri Shostakovich 1906–1975
    • Symphony No 7 in C major, 'Leningrad' Symphony No 7 in C major, 'Leningrad' Also known as: Symphony No 7 in C major, 'Leningrad', Op 60
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Semyon Bychkov conductor
    • Katia & Marielle Labèque Piano

    Semyon Bychkov presents two utterly contrasting works by Martinů and Shostakovich.

  • Wed 22 Jan 2014

    Barbican, London
    Beethoven, Boulez and Grisey
    • Gérard Grisey 1946–1998
    • Mégalithes
    • Hugues Dufourt b.1943
    • Piano Concerto
    • Pierre Boulez 1925–2016
    • cummings ist der Dichter
    • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
    • Symphony No 7 in A major Symphony No 7 in A major Also known as: Symphony No 7 in A major, Op 92
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • BBC Singers
    • Ilan Volkov conductor

    Ilan Volkov conducts Beethoven

  • Fri 24 Jan 2014

    Barbican, London
    Memoryhouse: Max Richter
    • Max Richter b.1966
    • Memoryhouse
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Max Richter Live Electronics
    • André de Ridder conductor

    Contemporary composer Max Richter premieres his 2001 debut album Memoryhouse.

  • Wed 29 Jan 2014

    Barbican, London
    Beethoven & Ravel
    • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
    • Symphony No 4 in B flat major Symphony No 4 in B flat major Also known as: Symphony No 4 in B flat major, Op 60
    • Gérard Pesson b.1958
    • Ravel à son âme
    • Marc-André Dalbavie b.1961
    • Flute Concerto
    • Maurice Ravel 1875–1937
    • Boléro
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Lionel Bringuier conductor

    Lionel Bringuier conducts Beethoven, Ravel, Pesson and Dalbavie