8:00 PM20:00

Orchestre de Chambre de Paris

Paris Mobilier National, Manufacture des Gobelins. Antoinette Dennefeld - mezzo soprano

Mozart La Clemenza di Tito, Overture
- Act 1 Rondo di Sesto "Parto, parto, ma tu ben mio"
- Act 2 Rondo di Sesto "Deh per questo istanto solo" 

Mozart Cosi fan Tutte, Overture
-"Amore è un ladroncello" 
Mozart Le Nozze di Figaro, Canzonetta di Cherubino "Voi che sapete"

Mozart Don Giovanni, Overture
- Recitativo e Aria di Donna Elvira "In quali eccessi… Mi tradì"  

Haydn Symphony No. 102 in B-flat major  

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9:30 PM21:30

Bamberger Symphoniker

World premiere of new orchestral encore commissioned by Bamberger Symphoniker.
7:30pm Schweinfurt, Theater

Hector Berlioz: »Le Carnaval romain«, Ouvertüre op. 9
Anton Rubinstein: Konzert für Klavier und Orchester Nr. 4 d-Moll op. 70
Jean Sibelius: Symphonie Nr. 2 D-Dur op. 43
Duncan Ward: Encore - title tbc (world premiere)

Rafael Payare Dirigent
Denis Kozhukhin Klavier

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to Mar 28

Orchestre de Paris

Philharmonie de Paris, Grande Salle
8:30pm Wednesday 27th & Thursday 28th March

ROBERT SCHUMANN: Cello Concerto in A minor Op. 129 (Gautier Capuçon)

IGOR STRAVINSKY: Petrouchka, ballet (original 1911 version)

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to Mar 23

Munich Chamber Orchestra

Thursday 21st March, 8pm - Prinzregententheater, Munich

CHARLES IVES: A Set of Pieces for Theatre Orchestra
HEINZ KARL GRUBER: Frankenstein!!

LOUISE FARRENC: Symphony No. 3

Saturday 23rd March, 8pm - Konzerthaus Ravensburg

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART: Serenata Notturna K. 239
CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS: Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor, Op 33 (Narek Hakhnazaryan)

LOUISE FARRENC: Symphony No. 3

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to Feb 10

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

7:30pm Thursday 7th Feb - Hull City Hall
7pm Saturday 9th Feb - Leeds Town Hall
7;30pm Sunday 10th Feb - Rose Theatre Kingston

ROBERT SCHUMANN: Genoveva Overture, Op.81
FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op.64 (Yury Revich)

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

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to Jan 5

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

New Year’s Concert Tour 2019
1st January, 3pm - Usher Hall, Edinburgh
3rd January, 7:30pm - Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries
4th January, 7:30pm - Ayr Town Hall
5th January, 3pm - Perth Concert Hall

WEBER orch. BERLIOZ Invitation to the Dance
DVORÁK Slavonic Dance in E minor op 72 no 2
RAVEL Tzigane (Stephanie Gonley)
KODALY Dances of Galanta

SMETENA Three Dances from The Bartered Bride
SIBELIUS Valse Lyrique
J STRAUSS II Frühlingsstimmen 
J STRAUSS Tritsch-Tratsch Polka
J STRAUSS An der schönen blauen Donau (Blue Danube Waltz)

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5:00 PM17:00

Sir John Manduell Commemoration Concert

RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester - 6:30pm

Richard Strauss Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks Op 28
Giuseppe Verdi La Traviata Act 2 Scene 2
Béla Bartók Concerto for Orchestra

Duncan Ward conductor
Linda Richardson soprano
Paul Nilon tenor
Aidan Edwards baritone

This concert is a memorial to Sir John Manduell, Founding Principal of the Royal Northern College of Music, who died in October 2017.

‘It’s fair to say that without the influence and inspiration of Sir John, the RNCM would not exist. At the helm from the moment we opened our doors in 1973 until his retirement in 1996, our first (and longest serving) Principal was instrumental in creating a music college that not only provided the highest education to young musicians, but one that found its place at the heart of a city renowned for its musical offering the world over.

We welcome back Duncan Ward to conduct a combined orchestra, chorus and soloists of RNCM alumni, staff, and students.

All profits from this evening go to support the Sir John Manduell Prize.’

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7:00 PM19:00

Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra

Wien Modern Festival concert, 19:30 at the Musikverein, Vienna:

Joseph Haydn: Die Vorstellung des Chaos (Einleitung zu «Die Schöpfung» Hob. XXI/2) 

Nicolaus A. Huber: …der arabischen  4 für Orchester (2017 UA) Auftrag Wien Modern, ORF RSO Wien und hr-Sinfonieorchester

Friedrich Cerha: Drei Situationen für Streichorchester (2016/2017 UA)

Hans-Joachim Hespos: tapis fou. Symphonische Szene für Sopran, ImprovisierSchrank und ausgeräumtes Orchester mit Gelegenheitsdirigent (2016 UA) Auftrag Wien Modern

Alexander Skrjabin: Le poème de l’extase op. 54 

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to Aug 3

MIAGI Orchestra Mandela Tour

MIAGI Youth Orchestra from South Africa touring Europe in celebration of Nelson Mandela's centenary performing Beethoven Egmont Overture, Stravinsky Firebird Suite (1945), Bernstein Prelude, Fugue and Riffs, and Duncan Ward's specially commissioned new work Rainbow Beats:

6 July – Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Schleswig Holstein Musik Festival, Germany

7 and 8 July - Community fun concerts at the Schleswig Holstein Musik Festival, Germany

11 July - European Parliament, Yehudi Menuhin Hall, Belgium

12 July – BOZAR, Henry Le Boeuf Hall, Brussels, Belgium

14 July – Opening concert, Gustav Mahler Weeks Toblach, Italy 

18 July - Morning event for CARMEN WÜRTH FORUM Künzelsau-Gaisbach, Germany

18 July – Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele, Germany

20 July – Carinthischer Sommer Festival, Congresshaus Villach, Austria

22 July - Festival Immling, Southern Bavaria, Germany

23 July – Concert at Ecole de La Comba, Verbier Festival, Switzerland

24 to 28 July - Various ensemble and chamber music formation performances by MIAGI musicians, Verbier Festival, Switzerland

1 August - Concertgebouw, Robeco Summer Nights, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2 August – Konzerthaus Berlin, special event for the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany

3 August – Opening concert, Young Euro Classic Festival, Konzerthaus Berlin

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