Fri 13 Dec 2019, 19:30
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.
BBC Singers and special guest Clare Teal perform Christmas songs and festive favourites for choir and jazz band.
Wed 18 Dec 2019, 19:30
A heartwarming musical trip to cold Russia ending with Rachmaninoff’s most infamous and intoxicating dance with love and death, the unstoppable Paganini Rhapsody.
Sat 11 Jan 2020, 20:00
Follow one woman’s personal struggle against political oppression in this dark, seething and engrossing new minimalist opera from the co-founder of pioneering new music collective Bang on a Can.
Fri 24 Jan 2020, 19:30
Experience Shostakovich’s masterpiece of despair, grotesquery and anger from height of World War II and a brand new work from a compelling new voice from Finland.
Wed 29 Jan 2020, 19:30
Ritual, lament and incantation lie at the heart of this varied concert, moving from the purity of Arvo Pärt to the rich weave of Rachmaninoff’s most epic, passionate and virtuosic concerto.
Fri 7 Feb 2020, 19:30
A superb cast of soloists joins the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus for Mendelssohn’s great choral masterpiece of grandeur and soulfulness, his musical telling of the story of the prophet Elijah.
Sun 9 Feb 2020, 15:00
Disaster! Catastrophe! It's the day before Molly’s school concert and her singing voice has completely vanished… But where's it gone?
Sat 22 Feb 2020, 10:30
Camilla Lundberg’s documentary examining the life and work of Anders Hillborg – the perfect introduction to our 2020 Total Immersion composer.
Sat 22 Feb 2020, 13:30
Chamber music by Anders Hillborg, introduced by the composer himself.
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