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Tagged: BBC SO 2020-21

An image of Rutter and Chilcott jubilant, with their arms raised in salutation

Christmas with Bob Chilcott and John Rutter

Kings of Christmas John Rutter and Bob Chilcott join the BBC Singers for a perfect concert for singing-in the festive season.

John Adams conducting

BBC SO/Adams: Girls of the Golden West

John Adams conducts the UK premiere of his acclaimed new opera on the downtrodden victims and inspiring dreamers of the Californian gold rush.

An image of the BBC singers

Singers at Six: Songs of Farewell

The BBC Singers perform Parry’s wartime laments for a lost age and reimagined hymns and antiphons from the Icelandic composer who has captured her country in music, Anna Thorvaldsdottir.

Gergely Madaras conducting

BBC SO/Madaras

From shadows to light, experience a concert that explores the miraculous power of orchestration from the 1920s to the 2010s.

Dalia conducting with great enthusiasm

BBC SO/Stasevska

Exuberance from Anna Clyne and Lior Rosner is followed by the melancholy of Rachmaninov’s lustrous and impassioned third symphony.

Sakari clapping his hands joyfully

BBC SO/Oramo

Mesmeric ballet music commissioned by the extraordinary Ida Rubinstein meets an exquisite piano concerto with a special place in BBC Symphony Orchestra history.

The BBC singers singing joyfully

BBC Singers: Rebels with a Cause Whose Voice is Heard

Programme to be announced.

An image of the BBC singers

Singers at Six: Poems of Ecstasy

Purity and profundity from the BBC Singers is found in choral works mourning loss separated by two continents and five and a half centuries.

A portrait of Nikolai

BBC SO/Vedernikov

Stravinsky’s symphonic workout meets Scriabin’s triumphant hymn to the glory of mankind in a concert of Russian artists exploring Russian sounds.

Seymon conducting with great passion and vigor

BBC SO/Bychkov

Semyon Bychkov conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Mahler’s love-fuelled Ninth Symphony – the most profound and contradictory symphony he would write.