Britten Sinfonia on stage with conductor

Britten Sinfonia: Adès, Barry and Beethoven

Volatile substances: Thomas Adès and Britten Sinfonia mix the music of Beethoven and Gerald Barry. Hear them explode…

Britten Sinfonia rehersal

Britten Sinfonia/Adès: Beethoven Symphony No 6

Thomas Adès juxtaposes Beethoven’s life-affirming Symphony No 6 with Gerald Barry’s passionate The Conquest of Ireland.

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BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Academy of Ancient Music

Enjoy energetic, vibrant Baroque and early Classical music in the second instalment of the Academy of Ancient Music’s four-concert residency.

James Ham and Stephen Bryant

London Orchestra Project: Ligeti, Bartok, Strauss

Principal players from London’s professional orchestras sit side-by-side outstanding students from London’s music colleges in a programme of masterpieces for strings.

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Iestyn Davies and Fretwork

Get up close to the ethereal voice of Iestyn Davies in the intimate acoustic of Milton Court Concert Hall.

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Academy of Ancient Music/Nicola Benedetti

In the second of our two concerts marking the 250th anniversary of Telemann's death, we welcome Nicola Benedetti who joins Richard Egarr and AAM for the first time.

Kirill Petrenko conducting

Bayerisches Staatsorchester/Kirill Petrenko

Kirill Petrenko conducts Mahler’s Seventh Symphony in this rare London appearance with one of the world’s finest orchestras.

Photo of Gianandrea Noseda in black suit

London Symphony Orchestra/Noseda: Beethoven and Ravel

A great many composers are skilled in summoning up pictures in their listeners’ imaginations, but one work in particular surpasses them all.

Franco Fagioli in Venice

Franco Fagioli sings Vivaldi and Handel

Countertenor Franco Fagioli deploys all his charisma in a Baroque programme with a distinctly Italian flavour.