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Nicola Benedetti close up landscape playing violin

BBC SO/Oramo/Benedetti: Elgar & Dvorák

Two great Romantic works, each with a very personal significance for their composer, are paired here in a concert of music that celebrates friendship and mourns loss.

Igor Yuzefovich landscape holding violin

BBC SO/Oramo: The Rite of Spring

An all-Russian concert of firsts introduces the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s joint leader with a major concerto performance and sees the orchestra perform a long-lost work by Stravinsky.

Measha Brueggergosman 2018 singing on stage with pianist

Measha Brueggergosman in recital

The Canadian soprano presents a song recital that ranges from Ravel to John Cage – music as varied and as characterful as her own ‘wonderful’ (The New York Times) voice. 

Gergely Madaras

BBC Singers: Israel in Egypt

The BBC Singers are joined by Hungarian conductor Gergely Madaras and The Academy of Ancient Music in a performance of Handel’s Epic oratorio, Israel in Egypt.

Joana Carneiro conducting on stage landscape

BBC SO/Carneiro: Golijov and John Adams

Standing on the shoulders of giants: a concert of 21st century choral and orchestral music by John Adams, Augusta Read Thomas, Osvaldo Golijov looks to the past for inspiration.

David Robertson close up landscape outside

BBC SO/Robertson: Raymond Yiu/Britten/Shostakovich

A spirit of youthful exuberance and invention animates a diverse programme of contemporary works from Britten, Shostakovich and Raymond Yiu.

Benjamin Grosvenor black and white piano

Benjamin Grosvenor in recital

The masterly young British pianist takes Schumann as his starting point for a musical journey through three very different conceptions of virtuosity.