18.02.19

Independent Opera

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On Thursday 11 April, Independent Opera and Britten Sinfonia give the first public performance at the Barbican of Joby Talbot’s new cantata A Sheen of Dew on Flowers inspired by Queen Victoria’s coronet designed for her by Prince Albert.

18.02.19

Semyon Bychkov & Czech Philharmonic

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Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic present three further performances this week with soloist Kirill Gerstein in Tchaikovsky’s Second Piano Concerto paired with Symphony No. 2 Little Russian.

18.02.19

Kings Place

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Venus Unwrapped continues at Kings Place this week with three performances by Alina Bzhezhinska on Wednesday 20, Rachel Podger on Friday 22, and Ayanna Witter-Johnson on the same evening.

18.02.19

Opera Rara

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Opera Rara’s recording of Rossini’s Semiramide featuring Sir Mark Elder conducting Albina Shagimuratova and Daniela Barcellona has been nominated for a 2019 BBC Music Magazine Award – click here to cast your vote.

18.02.19

Kirill Gerstein

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This Friday 22 February, Kirill Gerstein releases Busoni’s Piano Concerto on myrios classics recorded live with the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Sakari Oramo.

18.02.19

Met: Live in HD

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Two more weeks to go till the Live in HD screening from the Metropolitan Opera of Donizetti’s La fille du régiment on Saturday 2 March.

18.02.19

Steven Osborne

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Steven Osborne makes his Elbphilharmonie debut this week on Monday 18 February performing Messiaen’s Vingt regards sur l’enfant-jésus.

18.02.19

Thomas Larcher

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Thomas Larcher’s Nocturne-Insomnia is performed this Friday 22 February at the Barbican Centre in London by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sakari Oramo.