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BBC SO/Oramo: Clyne, Britten and Beethoven

One of Beethoven’s loveliest symphonies, a London premiere for Anna Clyne’s haunting This Midnight Hour and Britten’s magical violin concerto.

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Pour le piano: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet plays Debussy

100 years since the death of Debussy, a day-long exploration of his piano music with pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet and Debussy scholar Roger Nichols.

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Britten Sinfonia: Easter Voices

Britten Sinfonia celebrates Easter with a double-bill of choral masterpieces: Stravinsky’s stirring Mass and Mozart’s exquisite Missa Brevis.

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Evgeny Kissin in Recital

Evgeny Kissin plays Rachmaninov – and Beethoven’s Hammerklavier. The last of the Keyboard Lions meets the Everest of piano sonatas.

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Academy of Ancient Music: Bach's St John Passion

A musical masterwork, Bach’s St John Passion is a cornerstone of Western musical art.

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Piotr Anderszewski plays Beethoven Diabelli Variations

A solo recital from the exceptional pianist – whose playing is ‘like a chef building cathedrals from spun sugar’ (Guardian)

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Academy of Ancient Music: 1790s London - Saint and Sinner

With the arrival of composers, musicians and new instruments from Europe, London’s musical world changed. Tonight we hear music by two of the most influential but contrasting characters on the scene.

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BBC SO/Davis: Elgar, Yiu and Elkington

A London premiere, a lost treasure and two lovely Elgar scores – a typically imaginative BBC SO programme that sees Andrew Davis back on the podium.

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Vengerov plays the Brahms Violin Sonatas

Maxim Vengerov performs all three of Brahms’s Violin Sonatas: a great artist encounters music that’s better than it can ever be played.