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LCO Other Worlds event

London Contemporary Orchestra: Other Worlds

Experience the self-destruction of an ancient civilisation and our planet engulfed by the vastness of the ocean in two massive audio-visual portrayals of a dark past and still-avoidable future.

Janina Fialkowska 2018 landscape black background

BBC SO/Nesterowicz

The BBC Symphony Orchestra marks the centenary of Polish independence with a concert celebrating the nation’s rich musical legacy.

Emerson String Quartet 2018 group photo

Emerson String Quartet

Some ensembles just attract superlatives. ‘With musicians like this there must be some hope for humanity’ wrote The Times of the Emerson Quartet. Hear them play music at the heart of their repertoire.

World War One soldier

Britten Sinfonia: The Last Letter

To commemorate the end of the Great War, Britten Sinfonia premiere a new arrangement of Nico Muhly’s poignant The Last Letter as part of a compelling and dramatic evening of music and words.

From the Metropolitan Opera's production of Marnie

Met Opera Live in HD: Marnie (#)

Based on the novel that inspired Hitchcock’s thriller, composer Nico Muhly’s Marnie was co-commissioned and co-produced with the English National Opera and receives its US premiere at the Met.

Ryan Wigglesworth 2018 on the stairs portrait

BBC SO Total Immersion: In Remembrance WWI The Silver Tassie

A rare opportunity to see Mark-Anthony Turnage’s powerful, anti-war opera, performed here by an outstanding British cast.

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BBC Singers/Sofi Jeannin

On this centenary Remembrance Sunday, British composers Roderick Williams and Bob Chilcott have created new, and very personal, responses to the tragedy of the First World War.

lisa Batiashvili closeup holding violin

Thibaudet/Batiashvili/Capuçon Trio

Lisa Batiashvili, Gautier Capuçon and Jean-Yves Thibaudet come together as colleagues – and friends – in piano trios by Mendelssohn, Shostakovich and Ravel.

A City Without Jews

Die Stadt ohne Juden (PG)

This startlingly prescient silent film from inter-war Vienna, now with score from Olga Neuwirth, chillingly imagines – and astonishingly predicts – the consequences as a city succumbs to intolerance.