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The wondrous Iestyn Davies gazing into the middle distance

An Anatomy of Melancholy

Iestyn Davies’s crystalline voice, Netia Jones’s haunting visuals, and John Dowland’s ravishingly bittersweet music come together in an intimate theatrical meditation on the consolations of sorrow.

Jess Gillam smiling happily in anticipation of her concert at the lso

ECHO Rising Stars: Jess Gillam

Brilliant saxophonist Jess Gillam opens a new ECHO Rising Stars series featuring Europe’s most vibrant young musicians, performing a selection of classics spanning four centuries.

An image of Migra Gražintė-Tyla conducting the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra with great vigour

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Gražinytė-Tyla

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Music Director Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla has announced she is expecting her second child in August 2020 and will therefore no longer be able to conduct this concert.

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.

An image of the BBC singers

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. 

An image of Franz Welser-Möst conducting the Cleveland Orchestra with great enthusiasm

The Cleveland Orchestra/Welser-Möst

Igor Levit joins one of the truly great US orchestras and Franz Welser-Möst in Mozart at his most playful, Scriabin at his most romantic, and Thomas Adès at his most thrillingly original.

An image of Laurence Equilbey conducting enthusiastically

Insula Orchestra: Mozart's Requiem

Mozart’s awe-inspiring Requiem makes even more of an impact in an imaginative musical context – a real speciality of Laurence Equilbey and her energising, uncompromising Insula Orchestra.