Gergely Madaras conducting

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Madaras

From personal crisis to blazing triumph via music that sets out to seduce and to dazzle – the rollercoaster ride that is Mahler’s First Symphony under the charismatic Gergely Madaras.

Image of Clare Teal with microphone and trumpet beside her

BBC Singers/Palmer: Songs and Festive Favourites

BBC Singers and special guest Clare Teal perform Christmas songs and festive favourites for choir and jazz band.

Christmas lights

A Choral Christmas/LSO Brass

Sing your festive favourites with the LSO Brass Ensemble and a 300-strong choir of singers, and get your festive season off to a flying start.

Emmanuelle Haïm

LSO Chamber Orchestra/Emmanuelle Haïm

Rich storytelling, high drama and bold ideas. Be drawn into magnificent operatic worlds with music from the towering giants of the Baroque, conducted by Emmanuelle Haïm.
 

KCC choir

Christmas with the Choir of King's College, Cambridge

The world-renowned Choir of King's College, Cambridge herald the Christmas season. A glorious programme of festive classics includes a sublime selection of carols performed by the chapel choristers.

Alexander Vedernikov portrait

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Vedernikov

A heartwarming musical trip to cold Russia ending with Rachmaninoff’s most infamous and intoxicating dance with love and death, the unstoppable Paganini Rhapsody.

Alisa Weilerstein

London Symphony Orchestra/François-Xavier Roth: Bartók

Two works written in the same year yet poles apart in style – in François-Xavier Roth’s words, ‘the post-Romanticism of Elgar combined with Bartók’s scary, strange, erotic, disturbing work’.

Christmas Classics Raymond Gubbay

Christmas Classics

Herald the Christmas season with a wonderful concert of seasonal classics and glorious carols from the London Concert Orchestra and City of London Choir.

Jingle Bell Christmas stage blue

Jingle Bell Christmas

The ultimate Christmas party heads to the Barbican as The Jingle Belles® join The London Concert Orchestra and Capital Voices for a fun filled show full of all your favourite Christmas hits.

Carols

Carols by Candlelight

A sublime concert of carols and seasonal classics, staged in full 18th-century costume and an evocative candle-lit-style setting.