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Tagged: Classical Music 2019–20

Jean Guihen Queyras holding a cello over his head

Bach: Six Suites, Six Echoes


Bach’s music speaks across time, yet somehow exists outside of any era. Queyras pairs each of the six cello suites with an echo from our own time in a stimulating dialogue of spirit and mind.

Lang Lang leaning on piano

Lang Lang plays the Goldberg Variations


A profoundly personal project for one of the 21st century’s most influential musical personalities: Lang Lang tackles one of the most legendary keyboard works ever written.

Mariss Jansons with raised arms conducting

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra/Jansons


Following the sad news of Mariss Jansons's passing in December 2019, we have been unable to secure a replacement conductor and therefore regretfully have to cancel this performance.

Ann-Sophie Mutter and Lambert Orkis performing

Anne-Sophie Mutter plays Beethoven


Three of Beethoven’s most celebrated violin sonatas from one of the world’s pre-eminent violinists.

Nicholas Mulroy portrait jazzy shirt

Britten Sinfonia: St Matthew Passion


One of Bach’s greatest works: urgent, committed and impassioned, with a stellar cast led by Nicholas Mulroy.

Noa Wildschut

ECHO Rising Stars: Noa Wildschut


Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky are the cornerstones of this showcase recital from the young Dutch violinist Noa Wildschut.

Dalia Stasevska portrait

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Stasevska


Before the fire and ice of Sibelius’s striking First Symphony, Lelia Josefowicz and Dalia Stasevska bring us the UK premiere of Helen Grime’s virtuosic and dreamlike Violin Concert.

Composers Des Oliver, Dominique Le Gendre, Tunde Jegede and Philip Herbert

Des Oliver: The Diasporic Quartets


Explore the music, ideas and experiences of British-based classical composers from the African diaspora, as Des Oliver showcases the music of composers who featured in his landmark online series.

Murray Perahia sitting at piano

Murray Perahia in recital


We regret to announce that unfortunately Murray Perahia has had to withdraw from his recital on 21 April 2020 due to ill health, so this concert is cancelled. 

Portrait of Richard Egarr

Academy of Ancient Music/Egarr


The Academy of Ancient Music returns to a revolutionary period of Italian music with the Second Book of Sonatas by Venetian man of mystery Dario Castello.