NEW! London’s Wigmore Hall in 2020-2021

30/01/2020

WIGMORE HALL ANNOUNCES ITS 2020-2021 SEASON

Programme of concerts, learning events and broadcasts continues to expand as Wigmore Hall draws record numbers to its 550-capacity auditorium, with c.200,000 attendances at the Hall last season Read more

NEW! Tamara Rojo’s new Raymonda and ENB in 2020-2021

30/01/2020

English National Ballet’s 2020-2021 Season

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  • Tamara Rojo CBE to direct and choreograph her first ballet, Raymonda, after Marius Petipa
  • Raymonda to receive world premiere in Manchester, before UK Tour
  • Triple bill of works by William Forsythe to be performed at Sadler’s Wells
  • 2020 marks English National Ballet’s 70th Anniversary year
  • 10th Anniversary of English National Ballet’s Dance for Parkinson’s programme

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Aldeburgh Festival from 12 – 28 June 2020

22/01/2020

Aldeburgh Festival 2020 (12 – 28 June)

CANCELLED

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Beethoven 250 at London’s Barbican

01/01/2020

Barbican celebrates Beethoven at 250

Barbican Box Office: 0845 120 7550
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NEW! Opera and more in Buenos Aires during 2020

10/12/2019

Opera Buenos Aires 2020 – An interesting line up, including new Ring cycle 

After a largely traditional season in 2019, the Teatro Colón’s programme for 2020 is varied and interesting with much to look forward to.

Despite the difficult economic conditions and major political changes, a regular feature of Argentine life that much of the populace and organisations generally appear to navigate without sinking, the season continues at the current level by number, with eight operas (one in concert), three chamber operas, three works in the choral symphony series and some noteworthy new names in the ‘great international interpreter’ series. Read more

Beethoven 250 at London’s Southbank Centre

04/12/2019

Beethoven 250

Beethoven 250 at Southbank Centre © Southbank Centre

Southbank Centre’s series marking the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth

Southbank Centre is joined by an outstanding roster of international artists to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth throughout 2020. With over 20 events in spring 2020 and more to follow in the autumn, the season includes historical recreations, concerts and series curated by leading musicians, and a bold reinterpretation of arguably music’s most famous chorus: Ode to Joy from Beethoven’s Ninth ‘Choral’ symphony. Read more

Ballet Icons Gala 2020 at the London Coliseum on 26 January

04/12/2019

BALLET ICONS GALA 2020
a superb evening of world class ballet celebrating the Russian Ballet School

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Sunday January 26th 2020 at the LONDON COLISEUM at 7pm
Tickets: £25-£175   Box office: 020 7845 9300   London Coliseum ticket link click here
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Saffron Hall in February – August 2020

22/11/2019

Saffron Hall Spring season at a glance

Igor Levit and Sir Antonio Pappano with London Philharmonic Orchestra perform Busoni Piano Concerto
Chineke! And Sheku Kanneh-Mason come together for Haydn’s Cello Concerto No.1
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment bring The Magic of Mozart to over 1000 primary school students
Britten Sinfonia and star soloists perform Britten’s Curlew River, featuring Ian Bostridge as the Madwoman and including study afternoon
The Tallis Scholars perform Spem in alium and Allegri’s Miserere
World premiere of new Danny Elfman work with Elim Chan conducting National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Beethoven 250 celebrated with Midori and players from Lucerne Festival Strings performing all-Beethoven concert, and pianist John Lill returns with four Beethoven sonatas
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