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Guildhall School Opera Scenes

Outstanding singers and repetiteurs from the first year of the Guildhall School Opera Course perform classical and contemporary operatic excerpts with piano accompaniment.

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London Symphony Orchestra musicians/Halsey

A choral celebration to kick-start the festive season, featuring the LSO’s family of singers.

A black and white portrait of Mark Padmore gazing into the distance
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Mark Padmore & Jonathan Biss: Dichterliebe

The songs of Robert Schumann trace a poetic journey through the intricacies of the human heart: hear tenor Mark Padmore and pianist Jonathan Biss explore their riches.

BBC Symphony Chorus on the Barbican stage, with BBC SO branding around the edges
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BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus: Christmas Tales

Celebration and contemplation as the BBC Symphony Chorus performs music inspired by frozen landscapes and Christmas heroes.

Junior Guildhall musicians
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Junior Guildhall Symphony Orchestra & String Ensemble

The outstanding young musicians of Junior Guildhall Symphony Orchestra and String Ensemble return to Milton Court Concert Hall for a performance under the baton of Julian Clayton.

Jamie Barton in a red dress beside a brick wall and a plant draping over her shoulder
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Jamie Barton & Jake Heggie

2022 Grammy nominees Jamie Barton and Jake Heggie explore what we’ve all been missing out on over the past eighteen months – music, its link with words, and the human connection of live performance.

Sir Simon Rattle with London Symphony Orchestra
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London Symphony Orchestra/Rattle & Crowe Half Six Fix

A different way to experience the LSO, with introductions to the music from the conductor, a relaxed atmosphere, and digital programme notes.

Sir Simon Rattle with London Symphony Orchestra
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London Symphony Orchestra/Rattle & Simovic

Sir Simon Rattle conducts Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra – plus a rare performance of the Violin Concerto by Bartók’s fellow-Hungarian (and Hollywood legend) Miklós Rózsa. 

Lang Lang leaning on piano
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Lang Lang plays the Goldberg Variations

A profoundly personal project for one of the 21st century’s most influential musical personalities: Lang Lang tackles one of the most legendary keyboard works ever written.

Nicholas Kok and two members of BBC Singers with BBC Singers Christmas branding around them
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A Roaring Christmas with the BBC Singers

Time to get these roaring twenties going at last, as the BBC Singers enter the spirit of the jazz age with a swinging Christmas celebration packed full of standards and classics.