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Joyce DiDonato in Dead Man Walking

Joyce DiDonato in Dead Man Walking

Joyce DiDonato leads a magnificent cast as Sister Helen Prejean in the UK premiere of Jake Heggie’s powerful operatic exploration of the US justice system and capital punishment.

Lionel Bringuier

London Symphony Orchestra/Bringuier: Brahms/Dutilleux/Ravel

Violin fireworks and two sumptuous musical stories mingle in this concert, which showcases the talents of two leading classical artists.

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BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Michael Collins

Beginning his four-concert residency at LSO St Luke’s, Michael Collins presents three works for clarinet by Mozart, Schumann and Brahms.

Guildhall Chamber Orchestra in Milton Court

Guildhall Chamber Orchestra, led by Roberto González-Monjas

Beethoven’s mighty ‘Eroica’ symphony forms the heart of this programme from the Guildhall Chamber Orchestra, led by Guildhall professor and violinist Roberto González-Monjas. 

ORA Singers

ORA Singers: #Renaissance: Maria

Following the global success of their Musical Advent Calendar, ORA Singers bring you a choral celebration of the Virgin Mary, combining Renaissance gems with an amazing ten new commissions.

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LSO Family Concert with Paul Rissmann

An afternoon of music including a new piece by Paul Rissmann based on FArTHER, the beautiful and poignant story by Grahame Baker-Smith about a boy bewitched by his father’s unrelenting passion to fly.

Guildhall School presents Poulenc's Les Dialogues des Carmelites

Guildhall presents Poulenc's Les Dialogues des Carmélites

Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, Poulenc’s sublime masterpiece follows the harrowing story of Blanche de la Force, a shy young aristocrat who joins the Carmelite convent.

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Britten Sinfonia: Rhapsody in Blue with Jeremy Denk

Pianist Jeremy Denk returns to Britten Sinfonia for a rhapsody of jazz and dance inspired music by Gershwin and Stravinsky.