Concerts calendar

MAHLER Symphony No.8, ‘Symphony of a Thousand’

Royal Albert Hall Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AP

Even by Mahler’s standards, his Symphony No.8, nicknamed ‘Symphony of a Thousand’, is a work of immense proportions. Vasily Petrenko, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s new Music Director, is joined on stage at the magnificent Royal Albert Hall by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, eight soloists,..

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Vaughan Williams and Ravel: 3

Cadogan Hall 5 Sloane Terrace, London, SW1X 9DQ, United Kingdom

A concert for Remembrancetide. Vaughan Williams’s ravishing and pacific Serenade to Music, composed in 1938 as storm clouds were gathering in Europe, is followed by Ravel’s eloquent memorial to his own friends who fell in WWI, Le Tombeau de Couperin. The programme culminates in Vaughan Williams’s..

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Carols by Candlelight

St John's Smith Square London, SW1P 3HA

A final chance to enjoy this much-loved Christmas concert under the baton of the inimitable Hilary Davan Wetton. The annual “carol concert with bells on” (in the words of The Guardian) features Christmas music by Vaughan Williams’s in this, the composer’s 150th anniversary year, including..

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