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Tagged: Classical Music 2019–20

Photo of Gianandrea Noseda in black suit

London Symphony Orchestra/Gianandrea Noseda: Russian Roots

A mythical, magical tale, a fate-filled journey from darkness to light, and pure Romantic lyricism – Gianandrea Noseda conducts Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky and Bruch.

Andras Schiff at piano on stage

Budapest Festival Orchestra and Sir András Schiff

In the first of four concerts celebrating Beethoven’s Piano Concertos, Sir András Schiff joins the BFO and Iván Fischer in the enigmatic, poetic Fourth – a true meeting of musical minds.

Budapest Festival Orchestra on stage Ivan Fisher conducting

Budapest Festival Orchestra and Sir András Schiff

Sir András Schiff, Iván Fischer and the peerless Budapest Festival Orchestra continue their anniversary salute to the music of Beethoven with his mighty Emperor Concerto.

Cartoon astronaut playing the violin over Earth

Family Total Immersion: Lift Off! - BBC Symphony Orchestra

Jump on board our symphonic space ship for a magical musical adventure.

Arcadi Volodos sat at the piano

Arcadi Volodos in recital

Any British appearance by the Russian-born master-pianist Arcadi Volodos is a major event. This programme of Schumann and Liszt traces a journey to the innermost soul of 19th-century romanticism.

Hieronymus Bosch

BBC SO Total Immersion: Detlev Glanert - Film Screening

David Bickerstaff’s screen portrait of Hieronymous Bosch delves into an extraordinary life and provides essential context for Detlev Glanert new work inspired by the artist

Detlev Glanert portrait outdoor

BBC SO Total Immersion: Detlev Glanert - Guildhall Musicians

A performance of chamber music by Detlev Glanert and his teacher, Henze.

Semyon Bychkov conducting on stage

BBC SO/Bychkov: Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch

All the radioactive excitability and wicked irreverence of German composer Detlev Glanert in his latest major work, a spectacle for solo singers, choir and orchestra.

William Christie and Les Arts Florissants

40 Years of Les Arts Florissants: A Baroque Odyssey

Born out of a belief that Baroque music should make its audiences want to laugh, cry and dance, Les Arts Florissants celebrate their 40th birthday, powered by an unquenchably Gallic joie-de-vivre.

Angela Gheorghiu red dress portrait

Angela Gheorghiu in recital with Alexandra Dariescu

Twin stars, and enduring melodies: Angela Gheorghiu joins forces with the Romanian piano virtuoso Alexandra Dariescu for a recital that spans three centuries of melody and romance.