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Yo-Yo Ma, Leonidas Kavakos and Emanuel Ax

Ax/Kavakos/Ma Trio

A near-matchless superstar trio; three of the world’s pre-eminent soloists – Leonidas Kavakos, Yo-Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax – come together as chamber musicians to play all three of Brahms’s Piano Trios.

a man standing on a misty beach

12 ensemble

Music reimagined through time – the 12 ensemble find fresh voices in old sounds with music from Britten and Schubert, a new multimedia performance of Woolrich, plus a work from Tansy Davies.

Guildhall Symphony Orchestra in the Barbican Hall

Guildhall Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/James Blair

An unmissable start to the new academic year, as the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra joins forces with a roll call of acclaimed alumni singers to perform Verdi’s choral masterpiece.

Amatis Trio 2018

ECHO Rising Stars: Amatis Piano Trio

The Amatis Trio launch the 2018–19 ECHO Rising Star series with a programme that includes a new commission by the Swedish composer Andrea Tarrodi – who draws her inspiration from art and landscape.

Brian Cox Planets

BBC SO/Professor Brian Cox: The Planets

100 Years of Holst’s The Planets, presented by Professor Brian Cox.

Christine Rice close up 2018

Dido and Aeneas: A funeral for the Queen of Carthage

Visionary director Thomas Guthrie presents a new semi-staged production of Purcell’s poignant tale of love and loss, widely regarded as the greatest English opera of its time.

Jeremy Denk sitting at piano landscape B&W

BBC SO/Macelaru: Beethoven and Mason Bates

Fantastical beasts prowl through a concert pairing Beethoven’s colourful ballet with Mason Bates’ Anthology of Fantastic Zoology.

Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla conducting the CBSO

*POSTPONED* Mirga conducts The Rite of Spring

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Music Director Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and her partner have announced today they are expecting a baby at the end of August.

Sakari Oramo 2018 conducting smiling on stage

BBC SO/Oramo/ Shostakovich, Copland and Prokofiev

Three 20th century masterpieces, each composed in the shadow of World War II, come together in a concert of musical and emotional contrasts.