Guildhall Symphony Orchestra in the Barbican Hall

Guildhall Symphony Orchestra & Chorus / James Blair

An unmissable start to the new academic year, as the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra joins forces with a roll call of acclaimed alumni singers to perform Verdi’s choral masterpiece.

Amatis Trio 2018

ECHO Rising Stars: Amatis Piano Trio

The Amatis Trio launch the 2018–19 ECHO Rising Star series with a programme that includes a new commission by the Swedish composer Andrea Tarrodi – who draws her inspiration from art and landscape.

Brian Cox Planets

BBC SO/Professor Brian Cox: The Planets

100 Years of Holst’s The Planets, presented by Professor Brian Cox.

LSO Singing Day

LSO Singing Day: Haydn Nelson Mass

Come and spend the day getting to know Haydn's Nelson Mass with the LSO's Choral Director Simon Halsey.

Christine Rice close up 2018

Dido and Aeneas: A funeral for the Queen of Carthage

Visionary director Thomas Guthrie presents a new semi-staged production of Purcell’s poignant tale of love and loss, widely regarded as the greatest English opera of its time.

Daniel Hope

Daniel Hope – The Sound of Life (12A*) + ScreenTalk + Music

A leading figure in a new generation of classical musicians, London's own Daniel Hope will speak and perform violin following a screening of a new documentary about the life of his family.

Jeremy Denk sitting at piano landscape B&W

BBC SO/Macelaru: Beethoven and Mason Bates

Fantastical beasts prowl through a concert pairing Beethoven’s colourful ballet with Mason Bates’ Anthology of Fantastic Zoology.

Jasmin Kent Rodgman

Jasmin Kent Rodgman presents CONTOUR

Step into new worlds and tear down your idols. Music meets dance, film and electronics in an evening exploring movement: the body, sound and geography.