• Fri 6 Feb

    Barbican, London
    Strauss, Kagel & Wigglesworth
    • KagelMauricio Kagel 1931–2008
    • Etudes for large orchestra
    • Richard Strauss 1864–1949
    • Amor
    • Winterweihe
    • Das Rosenband op. 36 No. 1
    • Wiegenlied
    • Ständchen
    • Meinem kinde
    • Cäcilie
    • Ryan Wigglesworth b.1979
    • Études-Tableaux
      UK Premiere
    • SchumannRobert Schumann 1810–1856
    • Symphony No. 3 in E flat major 'Rhenish', Op 97
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Ryan Wigglesworth Conductor
    • Sophie Bevan Soprano

    Ryan Wigglesworth conducts the UK premiere of his Études-Tableaux

  • Fri 13 Feb

    Barbican, London
    Beethoven's Eighth Symphony
    • BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
    • Symphony No. 8 in F major Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op 93
    • Brett Dean b.1961
    • The Last Days of Socrates
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • BBC Symphony Chorus
    • John Storgårds Conductor
    • John Tomlinson Bass

    Brett Dean’s The Last Days of Socrates with Beethoven’s exuberant Eighth Symphony.

  • Wed 18 Feb

    Barbican, London
    Nielsen: The Symphonies
    • SibeliusJean Sibelius 1865–1957
    • The Oceanides, Op 73
    • ZemlinskyAlexander Zemlinsky 1871–1942
    • 6 Maeterlinck Songs, Op 13 (version with orchestra)
    • RavelMaurice Ravel 1875–1937
    • Le tombeau de Couperin
    • NielsenCarl Nielsen 1865–1931
    • Symphony No. 4, 'Inextinguishable'
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Sakari Oramo Conductor
    • Anne Sofie von Otter Mezzo-soprano

    Swedish mezzo Anne Sofie von Otter performs Zemlinsky songs.

  • Fri 20 Feb

    14:30 Maida Vale Studios
    Jaime Martin conducts BBC SO
    • Arturo Márquez b.1950
    • Danzón No. 2
    • ChávezCarlos Chávez 1899–1978
    • Symphony No. 2, 'Sinfonia India'
    • DvořákAntonín Dvořák 1841–1904
    • Symphony No. 7 in D minor Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op 70
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Jaime Martin Conductor

    Jaime Martin conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra

  • Sat 28 Feb

    18:00 St Giles' Cripplegate, London
    Bach and Leipzig
    • CalvisiusSethus Calvisius 1556–1615
    • Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied
    • SchelleJohann Schelle 1648–1701
    • Allelulia! Christus ist des Gesetzes Ende
    • ScheinJohann Hermann Schein 1586–1630
    • Allelulia! Wohl dem, der den Herren fürchtet
    • BachJ. S. Bach 1685–1750
    • Chorale Prelude 'Von Gott will ich'. BWV 658
    • KuhnauJohann Kuhnau 1660–1722
    • Tristis est amina mea
    • BachJ. S. Bach 1685–1750
    • Chorale Prelude 'Jesu Christus, unser Heiland', BWV 666
    • HarrerJohann Harrer 1703–1755
    • Mein Herz ist bereit
    • BachJ. S. Bach 1685–1750
    • Motet 'Lobet den Herrn alle Heiden', BWV 230
    • BBC Singers
    • James O'Donnell Conductor
    • Stephen Farr organ

    Explore the musical world of the city of Leipzig where Bach spent over 25 years

  • Sat 28 Feb

    19:30 Barbican, London
    Segerstam conducts Bruckner
    • BachJ. S. Bach 1685–1750
    • Motet 'Jesu, meine Freude', BWV 227
    • BrucknerAnton Bruckner 1824–1896
    • Locus iste
    • Os justi
    • Christus factus est (1884 setting)
    • Ave Maria (1861 setting)
    • Symphony No. 8 in C minor (1890 version, ed. Nowak)
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • BBC Singers
    • Leif Segerstam Conductor
    • James O'Donnell Conductor

    Bach’s Jesu, meine Freude and Bruckner's Symphony No 8.