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Format: 2014-11-01
Format: 2014-11-01
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    Sat, 2014-11-08 19:30
    Lincoln Symphony Orchestra: Autumn Concert
    Caroline Siriwardena, Lincoln Symphony Orchestra, Mihkel Poll, Neville Turner
    Lincoln Drill Hall Lincoln LN2 1EY
    United Kingdom

    Join the Lincoln Symphony Orchestra for an evening of popular music. The Lincoln Symphony Orchestra are pleased to welcome back Mihkel Poll who returns this time to perform Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini.

    Hänsel und Gretel
    Engelbert Humperdinck (1854-1921)
    Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
    Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
    Symphonie Fantastique
    Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)
  • Sat, 2014-11-01 19:30
    Handel's Royal Fireworks Music - by candlelight | Belmont Ensemble of London
    Belmont Ensemble of London, Peter G Dyson
    St Martin-in-the-Fields London WC2N 4JJ
    United Kingdom
    Music for the Royal Fireworks
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Water Music Suite No 1 in F
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Suite No 3 in G from Water Music
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Concerto in C for Two Trumpets
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
    Concerto for Flute and Strings No 2 in G minor, 'La notte'
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
    Orchestral Suite No 3 in D
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Symphony No 10 in G
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Canon from Canon and Gigue in D
    Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)
  • Sat, 2014-11-08 19:30
    Mozart's Requiem - by candlelight | English Chamber Choir / Belmont Ensemble
    Belmont Ensemble of London, Ciara Hendrick, Elizabeth Weisberg, English Chamber Choir, Peter Davoren, Peter G Dyson, Philip Tebb
    St Martin-in-the-Fields London WC2N 4JJ
    United Kingdom

    Remembrance Concert

    Requiem Mass in D minor
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    When I am laid in earth from Dido and Aeneas
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    Laudate Dominum from Vesperae solennes de confessore in C, 'Solemn Vespers'
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Music for funeral of Queen Mary
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    Worthy is the Lamb from Messiah
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Amen from Messiah
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
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    Sun, 2014-11-09 19:30
    1914 | Music by Howells, Darke and Finzi, performed by Exultate Singers
    David Ogden, Exultate Singers, The Lochrian Ensemble
    St George's Bristol Bristol BS1 5RR
    United Kingdom

    Bristol’s accomplished chamber choir Exultate Singers is joined by professional orchestra The Lochrian Ensemble to perform a programme of music marking the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War.

    The programme includes Herbert Howells's exquisitely beautiful unaccompanied setting of the Requiem, and Gerald Finzi's moving and intense Requiem da Camera. The choir gives the first concert performance of Francis Grier’s ‘Death be not proud’, a setting of words by John Donne, written for the choir of Ely Cathedral for Remembrance Day 2014.

    Requiem
    Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
    Requiem da Camera
    Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)
    In Flanders fields
    Brian Knowles (1946-)
    As the leaves fall
    Harold Darke (1888-1976)
    Death be not proud
    Francis Grier (1956-)
    Take him, earth, for cherishing
    Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
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    Sat, 2014-11-01 11:00
    The Schubert Project: Schubert's Life and Times with Graham Johnson
    Anna Huntley, Ben Johnson, Benedict Nelson, Geraldine McGreevy, Graham Johnson OBE
    Jacqueline du Pré Music Building Oxford OX4 1DY
    United Kingdom

    Schubert’s final years are the focus of Graham Johnson’s concluding lecture recital. Great creations sprang forth from the composer, whose life was about to be cut short.

    Schubert's Life and Times Series:

    Part I: Saturday 11 October, 11am
    Part II: Saturday 18 October, 11am
    Part III: Wednesday 22 October, 11am
    Part IV: Saturday 25 October, 11am
    Part V: Saturday 1 November, 11am

    Selected Songs
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
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    Sat, 2014-11-01 19:30
    The Schubert Project:Closing Concert with Kate Royal, Jonathan Lemalu and others
    Jonathan Lemalu, Kate Royal, Mark van de Wiel, Sholto Kynoch
    Church of St John the Evangelist Oxford OX4 1EH
    United Kingdom

    As the Festival draws to a close, we hear masterpieces from the end of Schubert’s life, including ‘The Shepherd on the Rock’ and the settings of Heine from Schwanengesang. Oxford Lieder’s artistic director, Sholto Kynoch, is joined by acclaimed singers Kate Royal, Jonathan Lemalu and others for a fitting finale to this three-week celebration of Franz Schubert.

    To find out more about the 2014 Oxford Lieder Festival 'The Schubert Project: Bringing Schubert's Vienna to Oxford' please refer to our website.

    Selected Songs
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
    Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (Shepherd on the Rock)
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
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    Sat, 2014-11-01 17:00
    The Schubert Project: Christoph Pohl (baritone) and Marcelo Amaral (piano)
    Christoph Pohl, Marcelo Amaral
    Jacqueline du Pré Music Building Oxford OX4 1DY
    United Kingdom

    The epic Schiller Ballad ‘Der Taucher’ (‘The Diver’) is the focus of this programme, performed by Christoph Pohl, who recently made his BBC Proms debut to great acclaim as Wolfram in Wagner’s Tanhäuser, and pianist Marcelo Amaral, described in the New York Times as ‘a superlative collaborator, with colorful, detailed and sensitive playing.’

    Der Taucher
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
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    Sat, 2014-11-01 19:30
    Mahler | London Philharmonic Orchestra
    Alice Coote, Elizabeth Watts, Jaap van Zweden, London Philharmonic Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra
    Royal Festival Hall London SE1 8XX
    United Kingdom

    In 1894, Gustav Mahler attended the funeral of his friend and colleague, the conductor Hans von Bülow. ‘The mood in which I sat there and considered the departed was altogether in the spirit of the work that was going around my head at the time’, Mahler later recalled. That work was his Second Symphony, and when the organ struck up Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock’s hymn The Resurrection, Mahler knew how his new symphony would end. He created what is for many a supreme vision of human suffering, despair, hope and elation; a piece in which, Mahler said, ‘you are clubbed down and then borne up to dizzy heights on angels’ wings’.

    Please note there will be no interval during this performance.

    Symphony No 2 in C minor, 'Resurrection'
    Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
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    Wed, 2014-11-05 19:30
    Sibelius | London Philharmonic Orchestra
    Alexandra Soumm, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä
    Royal Festival Hall London SE1 8XX
    United Kingdom

    At the dawn of the 20th century, a wave of artistic activity swept through Finland in the hope that a creative awakening would lead to independence from Russia. Like many others, Jean Sibelius turned to the country’s folk poetry, creating four symphonic poems on the story of Lemminkäinen, a Don Juan-like figure from Finnish folklore who met with a savage death only for his dismembered body to be reassembled and revived by his mother. Osmo Vänskä, one of the greatest living exponents of Sibelius’s music, conducts works by his compatriot including the four Lemminkäinen ‘legends’ imbued with a sense of light and momentum, alongside the dark, melodic Violin Concerto.

    The Bard
    Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
    Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor
    Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
    Legends, 'Lemminkainen Suite'
    Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
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    Fri, 2014-11-07 19:30
    Williams, Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky | London Philharmonic Orchestra
    London Philharmonic Orchestra, Nikolai Lugansky, Osmo Vänskä
    Royal Festival Hall London SE1 8XX
    United Kingdom

    Torn from his homeland and eight years into a ten-year musical silence, Rachmaninoff was asked by a colleague why he no longer composed. ‘How can I compose without melody?’ he replied. But two years later, he picked up his pen once more and delivered the last of his four piano concertos – a work of magnetic impulse, fascinating psychological undertones and no shortage of those long, burgeoning melodies that make Rachmaninoff’s music so distinctive. His own final, revised version of the Concerto is performed here by Nikolai Lugansky, one of the finest Rachmaninoff pianists around, and is followed by the icy delicacy of Tchaikovsky’s First Symphony, Winter Daydreams.

    Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
    Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No 4 in G minor
    Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
    Symphony No 1 in G minor, 'Winter Daydreams'
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)