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Tagged: BBC SO 2020-21

Sakari Oramo reaching for the stars as he conducts

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Oramo

Mahler’s compelling and exhilarating tussle with fate opens the orchestra’s ninetieth anniversary season under Chief Conductor Sakari Oramo.

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Singers at Six: Goethe in Song

BBC Singers celebrate the unparalleled musical legacy of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe – the poet whose words inspired some of the world’s most profound and beautiful songs. 

The Melodica Men smiling excitedly

BBC SO & Melodica Men

Outlandish musicianship and high jinks from the internet sensations who are transforming the classical repertoire, one deep breath at a time. 

A portrait of Lise

BBC SO/Bringuier

BBC Symphony Orchestra explore the works of composers who have been inspired by dance, from Prokofiev’s riotous ballet symphony to Poulenc’s toe-tapping concerto shaped by jazz.

Dalia's arms outstretched as she conducts

BBC SO/Stasevska: 90th birthday celebration

Join us as we celebrate ninety years of the BBC’s flagship orchestra with music that dazzles, frolics and marks its pivotal role in broadcasting and music history. 

Sofi Jeannin conducting

BBC Singers/Jeannin & East London Dance

Singers and dancers unite for choreographed performances of spirited and spiritual choral works culminating in Brahms’s consoling A German Requiem.

An image of Nathalie pointing at the camera joyfully whilst conducting in a recent concert

BBC SO/Stutzmann

Orchestra and chorus are united for Brahms at his most hushed and Strauss at his most extravagant as Nathalie Stutzmann makes her BBC Symphony Orchestra conducting debut.

Sakari Oramo reaching for the stars as he conducts

BBC SO/Oramo

Schumann’s symphonic love letter to his beloved wife meets Magnus Lindberg’s powerful protest against totalitarianism.

James Ehnes holding his violin

BBC SO/Davis

Fifty years since his first concert with the BBC SO, former Chief Conductor Sir Andrew Davis conducts Mahler’s journey to catharsis after James Ehnes plays Berg’s touching violin concerto. 

Conrad Tao gazing dreamily

BBC SO/Brabbins: Remembrance and reflection

From the foreboding to the consoling, music shaped by the culmination of World War II including the UK premiere of Dai Fujikura’s concerto after Hiroshima.