• Sun 5 Oct 2014

    Barbican, London
    John Tavener: Glimpses of Paradise

    A documentary film on the life of the composer.

  • Sun 5 Oct 2014

    St Giles' Cripplegate, London
    Tavener's choral music
    • John Tavener 1944–2013
    • The Lamb
    • Song for Athene
    • Coplas
    • Missa wellensis
    • Thunder Entered Her
    • BBC Singers
    • James Morgan conductor
    • Stephen Farr organ
  • Sun 5 Oct 2014

    Barbican, London
    The South Bank Show: Beyond the Veil

    Film about John Tavener followed by a roundtable discussion.

  • Sun 5 Oct 2014

    St Giles' Cripplegate, London
    Chamber Music by Tavener
    • John Tavener 1944–2013
    • Pratirúpa for solo piano
    • Threnos, for solo cello
    • Palin, for solo cello
    • The Last Sleep of the Virgin, for string quartet and handbells
    • Musicians from the Guildhall School

    Musicians from the Guildhall School explore chamber music works from Tavener.

  • Sun 5 Oct 2014

    Barbican, London
    Total Immersion: John Tavener Remembered
    • John Tavener 1944–2013
    • Little Ceremonial
    • Akhmatova: Requiem
    • The Protecting Veil
    • Alexander Vedernikov conductor
    • Marie Arnet soprano
    • Brindley Sherratt bass
    • Nicolas Altstaedt cello
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra

    The BBC SO celebrates the music and life of composer John Tavener.

  • Sat 11 Oct 2014

    Barbican, London
    Nielsen: The Symphonies
    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
    • Symphony No 6 in B minor, 'Pathétique' Symphony No 6 in B minor, 'Pathétique' Also known as: Symphony No 6 in B minor, 'Pathétique', Op 74
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
    • Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K218
    • Carl Nielsen 1865–1931
    • Symphony No. 1 in G minor, FS16, Op 7
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Sakari Oramo Conductor
    • Augustin Hadelich Violin

    The BBC SO and Sakari Oramo launch their Nielsen Symphony Cycle

  • Sat 11 Oct 2014

    10:30 Barbican, London
    Nielsen Study Day: IMR Morning Symposium

    An in-depth academic exploration of Nielsen's music

  • Sat 11 Oct 2014

    14:30 Barbican, London
    Nielsen Study Day: BBC SO Plus Study Afternoon

    Find out more about Nielsen and his music

  • Sat 18 Oct 2014

    20:00 Auditorio Alicante, SPAIN
    BBC SO in Alicante
    • Richard Strauss 1864–1949
    • Don Juan Don Juan Also known as: Don Juan, Op 20
    • Maurice Ravel 1875–1937
    • Piano Concerto in G major
    • Igor Stravinsky 1882–1971
    • The Firebird Suite The Firebird Suite Also known as: L' oiseau de feu (1910 suite)
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Javier Perianes piano
    • Sakari Oramo Conductor

    Javier Perianes joins the BBC SO in Alicante, Spain.

  • Sun 19 Oct 2014

    19:00 Kursaal Auditorio San Sebastian, SPAIN
    BBC SO in San Sebastian
    • Jean Sibelius 1865–1957
    • En saga En saga Also known as: En saga, Op 9
    • Edvard Grieg 1843–1907
    • Piano Concerto in A minor Piano Concerto in A minor Also known as: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16
    • Igor Stravinsky 1882–1971
    • The Firebird Suite The Firebird Suite Also known as: L' oiseau de feu (1910 suite)
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Javier Perianes piano
    • Sakari Oramo Conductor

    Javier Perianes joins the BBC SO in San Sebastian, Spain.

  • Mon 20 Oct 2014

    20:15 Auditorio de Zaragoza, SPAIN
    BBC SO in Zaragoza
    • Jean Sibelius 1865–1957
    • En saga En saga Also known as: En saga, Op 9
    • Maurice Ravel 1875–1937
    • Piano Concerto in G major
    • Dmitri Shostakovich 1906–1975
    • Symphony No. 5 in D minor
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Javier Perianes piano
    • Sakari Oramo Conductor

    Javier Perianes joins the BBC SO in Zaragoza, Spain.

  • Tue 21 Oct 2014

    19:30 Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid, SPAIN
    BBC SO in Madrid
    • Richard Strauss 1864–1949
    • Don Juan Don Juan Also known as: Don Juan, Op 20
    • Edvard Grieg 1843–1907
    • Piano Concerto in A minor Piano Concerto in A minor Also known as: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16
    • Igor Stravinsky 1882–1971
    • The Firebird Suite The Firebird Suite Also known as: L' oiseau de feu (1910 suite)
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Javier Perianes piano
    • Sakari Oramo Conductor

    Javier Perianes joins the BBC SO in Madrid, Spain.

  • Fri 24 Oct 2014

    Barbican, London
    Strauss and Stravinsky
    • Richard Strauss 1864–1949
    • Don Juan Don Juan Also known as: Don Juan, Op 20
    • Edvard Grieg 1843–1907
    • Piano Concerto in A minor Piano Concerto in A minor Also known as: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16
    • Jean Sibelius 1865–1957
    • En saga En saga Also known as: En saga, Op 9
    • Igor Stravinsky 1882–1971
    • The Firebird Suite The Firebird Suite Also known as: L' oiseau de feu (1910 suite)
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Sakari Oramo Conductor
    • Javier Perianes Piano

    Strauss' Don Juan and Stravinsky's Firebird suite