R.I.P. IN MEMORIAM ANDRÉ PREVIN (1929-2019)

28/02/2019

A statement from the London Symphony Orchestra about André Previn (1929-2019)

André Previn

The London Symphony Orchestra is deeply saddened to hear of the death of its Conductor Emeritus André Previn. His relationship with the LSO spanned over 50 years, with his appointment as Principal Conductor in 1968 marking the start of a new era for the Orchestra. Under his leadership, the LSO performed to large audiences in the concert hall and on television, through André Previn’s Music Night, the show that turned Previn into a star and the LSO into a household name. He introduced new repertoire to the Orchestra, and many of the recordings made together remain definitive versions today. Read more

NEW! Classical Music at the Barbican in 2019-20

26/02/2019

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The Barbican has announced its 2019-20 classical music season

  • Ground-breaking collaborations and innovative projects
  • Celebrating Ludwig van Beethoven in his 250th birthday year
  • Leading venue for artistic excellence the season includes world-class visiting orchestras
  • Some of the most renowned soloists of our time
  • Premieres and rediscovered music
  • Thousands of discounted tickets to 14 – 25-year-olds through the Young Barbican scheme

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Diana Vishneva’s CONTEXT Festival Comes to London on 12 March

26/02/2019

M.ART PRESENTS THE FESTIVAL’S FIRST UK SHOWCASE OF THE BEST OF CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN CHOREOGRAPHY

ONE NIGHT ONLY at SADLER’S WELLS THEATRE  on TUESDAY 12TH MARCH 2019

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NEW! The Met: Live in HD in 2019-20

23/02/2019

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The Met’s 2019–20 Live in HD season kicks off  on October 12

with Franco Zeffirelli’s celebrated production of Turandot

led by Yannick Nézet-Séguin  Read more

Matthew Rose and Friends to Perform Two World Premieres at Temple Church

15/02/2019

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Matthew Rose and Friends Perform New Works by David Bruce and Kate Whitley at Temple Church on 30 April 2019.

Leading British bass Matthew Rose will be joined by distinguished friends including Katherine Broderick, Anna Tilbrook and Jan Schmolck for the world premiere performances of David Bruce’s new work for soprano and bass and Kate Whitley’s Full cycle of settings of Charlotte Mew poems for bass and strings, at Temple Church on 30 April 2019.

Tickets and programme information click here. Read more

Russian Lamentations, Ecstasy and Wine Glasses with the Vasari Singers

14/02/2019

The Path of Purity

Vasari Singers will be taking you on a choral journey from the Lamentations of St Gregory of Narek through images of light and flame, to the stars and heaven.

22 March 2019, 7.30pm : St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street, London Read more

Arthur Butterworth and David Jennings Premieres in Lancaster on 1 March

10/02/2019

Lancaster Music Makers Present Arthur Butterworth and David Jennings Premieres 

The programme of music by members of Lakeland Composers, presented by Lancaster Music Makers on 1st March 2019, will include the first performance of the ‘Three Songs’, Op.144 which were the last compositions by Arthur Butterworth.

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Ivan Putrov’s Against the Stream Ballet Gala Night on 7 April

08/02/2019

AGAINST THE STREAM

A Gala Night Celebrating Ballets Greatest Pioneers at The London Coliseum on 7 APRIL 2019

Against the Stream (c) James Bort & Christine Kreiselmaier

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