Christmas Classics

Next Concert

29th June
Thu 7.30pm

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The Best of British – A Sea Symphony

James MacMillan: Blow the trumpet in the new moon World premiere

Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor Opus 85

Ralph Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony (Symphony No 1)

Royal Festival Hall, London

Orchestra - Philharmonia Orchestra

Soprano - Sally Matthews

Baritone - Roderick Williams

Cello - Raphael Wallfisch


18th August 2017
Fri 7.30pm

Mahler Symphony No 2 in C minor ‘Resurrection’

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and its Chief Conductor Sakari Oramo are joined by soloists Elizabeth Watts and Elisabeth Kulman as well as the combined forces of the BBC Symphony Chorus and The Bach Choir for a work whose scale and scope come into their own in the Royal Albert Hall. This is Prom 45 of this summer’s great music festival.

Tickets £7.50 to £40 (plus booking fee)

Royal Albert Hall, London

Orchestra - BBC Symphony Orchestra

Conductor - Sakari Oromo

Soprano - Elizabeth Watts

Mezzo-Soprano - Elizabeth Kulman

The Bach Choir

BBC Symphony Chorus

28th September 2017
Thu 7.30pm

Lux Aeterna

Rachmaninov: Vespers (Extracts)

Tallis: O Nata Lux

Byrd: Ave Verum Corpus

Part: Nunc Dimittis

MacMillan: Blow the trumpet in the new moon

Tippett: Spirituals from ‘A Child of our Time’

Howells: Requiem (Extracts)

Plus selected organ works

Westminster Cathedral, London

Conductor - David Hill

Organ - Philip Scriven

26th October 2017
Thu 7.30pm

John Rutter conducts Faure’s Requiem

Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

John Rutter Visions London premiere

John Rutter Hymn to the Creator of Light

Fauré Requiem

St. Paul's Cathedral, London

Orchestra - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor - John Rutter

Violin - Kurson Leong

Baritone - Matthew Brook

The Bach Choir

The Temple Church Choir