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BBC SSO: Beethoven's Ninth
If Beethoven's Symphony No 9 is one of its composer's most popular pieces, it's not just because of its wealth of great tunes; it's because of its uncanny power to make you want to jump up and down cheering. Hence its suitability for a celebration, in this case conductor Donald Runnicles' 60th birthday. The opening piece…
Drumchapel & West Winterfest Fireworks
Music and entertainment from Jemma Stevenson, Simply Rod, Nycki Simz and many more. Fireworks from 7pm.
Wed 5 Nov
- 16:30 Drumchapel & West Winterfest Fireworks Drumchapel Park, Glasgow
Blake's incredible journey started in 2007 when four friends reunited on Facebook and quickly took the music world by storm as they blurred the lines between pop and classical singing, creating a unique sound like none before. Since then they have released three award-winning albums, travelled the globe, appeared on over…
Works for organ by Bach, Frescobaldi, Froberger, Kerll and Buttstett.
Fri 24 Oct
Free / 0131 651 4336
- 13:10 David Gerrard Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh
Fairlop Brass Band
The ensemble performs a range of film music in traditional style.
Sun 23 Nov
£8.50 ( £7.50; £7.50) / 020 8553 4466
- 15:00 Fairlop Brass Band Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford
See the Perthshire Amber festival out in style with this grand farewell bash.
Sun 2 Nov
£15 / 01796 472095
Part of Perthshire Amber.
- 14:00 Farewell Bash Edradour Distillery, Pitlochry
Florian Rohn & Arta Arnicane: Dohnanyi, F.Chopin, Beethoven
- Written by: Beethoven
The cello and piano pairing performs Dohnanyi's Sonata In B Major For Piano And Cello, Beethoven's Piano Sonata In F Major, No 2 and Chopin's Introduction And Polonaise Brillante In C Major For Cello And Piano.
Thu 6 Nov
Shaw Library, Old Building
Free / 020 7955 6043
- 13:05 – 14:00 Florian Rohn & Arta Arnicane: Dohnanyi, F.Chopin, Beethoven London School Of Economics
Multi award-winning, MBE awarded artist with a sublime voice, playing self-penned soul and sophisticated pop from her impressive back catalogue.
St Giles' Cathedral offers free lunchtime concerts from visiting artists.
Thu 23 Oct
Free / 0131 226 0673
Canadian National Arts Centre String Trio and Horn Quintet in recital.
- 12:15 Lunchtime Concert St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh
The RSNO Christmas Concert: The Snowman
A family-friendly concert of carols and seasonal tunes, including the now annual screening of Dianne Jackson's 1982 film of Raymond Briggs' The Snowman with live musical accompaniment, because nothing spells 'Christmas' like a magical fable about the transience of life. Christopher Bell conducts.
Sat 20 Dec
£15–£35 (disabled £7.50–£17.50; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6; under 16s free) / 0141 353 8000
- 14:00 The RSNO Christmas Concert: The Snowman Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Sun 21 Dec
£15–£35 (disabled £7.50–£17.50; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6; under 16s free) / 0131 228 1155
- 15:00 The RSNO Christmas Concert: The Snowman Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Aaron Goldberg Trio
The American pianist-composer and his group performs contemporary jazz.
Thu 20 Nov
Free / 020 7437 9595
- 13:00 Aaron Goldberg Trio Pizza Express Jazz Club, London
Allan Stewart's Big Big Variety Show
Allan Stewart presents his big variety show featuring Grant Stott, Andy Gray, Paul Zerdin and more.
Thu 9 Apr 2015
A recital by double bassist Andrew Vickers.
Thu 11 Dec
Phone for prices / 020 7841 3600
- 13:00 – 14:00 Andrew Vickers The Foundling Museum, London
At fifteen she was 'discovered' and whisked away to appear in a Vegas revue – and she hasn't stopped since, appearing in films, musicals and bands. Now, 50 years on, she brings her own story to the stage, with an evening of song, dance, chat and humour.
Sun 2 Nov
£14 / 01395 576798
- 15:00 Anita Harris Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth
Bach St Matthew Passion: Bach
- Directed by: Richard Egarr
- Written by: Bach
The orchestra performs Bach's St Matthew Passion with Richard Egarr, harpsichord, Elizabeth Watts, soprano, Sarah Connolly, alto, Andrew Kennedy, tenor and Christopher Purves, bass.
Fri 3 Apr 2015
£10–£45 / 020 7638 8891
- 15:00 Bach St Matthew Passion: Bach Barbican Centre, London
Blackpool Tower Weekender
A weekend of northern soul, Motown and modern dance grooves. See how the experts move at the Blackpool Hilton World Northern Soul Dance competition and try replicate their moves on the dancefloor.
Fri 7 Nov
Sat 8 Nov
Sun 9 Nov
Mon 10 Nov
Fascinating Aida: Charm Offensive
The satirical cabaret trio – Dillie Keane, Adèle Anderson and Liza Pulman – take their new show on tour.
Sun 26 Oct
£17.50–£19.50 / 01225 448844
- 16:00 Fascinating Aida: Charm Offensive Theatre Royal, Bath
Sat 8 Nov
£21.50 / 01483 440000
- 14:30 Fascinating Aida: Charm Offensive Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford
Gordon Goodwin: You Must Be One Of The Newer Fellows
Sun 9 Nov
£10 / 01704 533771
- 14:00 – 16:30 Gordon Goodwin: You Must Be One Of The Newer Fellows Royal Clifton Hotel, Southport
Grampian Hospitals' Christmas Carol Concert
Christmas carols and songs by the Grampian Health Services Choir. In aid of CLICSargent, a charity supporting children and adolescents with cancer.
Sun 14 Dec
£10–£13 / 01224 641122
- 14:30 Grampian Hospitals' Christmas Carol Concert Music Hall, Aberdeen
KDKDK is a piano duo consisting of Katherine Durran and Kirsteen Davidson Kelly.
Tue 4 Nov
Free / 0131 651 4336
The duo performs the two-piano version of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring.
- 13:10 KDKDK Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh
Kid Canaveral's Christmas Baubles V
An all day indie Christmas party curated by KC. Afrobeat, funk electronica and highlife from headliners Ibibio Sound Machine alongside Kid Canaveral and fellow Lost Mappers Randolph's Leap with more acts still to be announced.
Little Wrigglers: Dance Perform And Play: Workshop (Ages 2-4)
A fun, creative mix of dance, music & mime, guaranteed to inspire your child to move and groove to music. Each week is a new and exciting adventure for your child from tending animals at the zoo to travelling to outer-space on a special, secret mission.
Mon 27 Oct
Mon 3 Nov
Mon 10 Nov
Lunchtime Christmas Music With The Choir Of Winchester Cathedral
- Directed by: Andrew Lumsden (cond)
Organist Thomas Trotter, supported by one of the best Cathedral choirs in England, plays two of the UK's finest instruments. Conducted by Andrew Lumsden.
Tue 9 Dec
£10 ( £8.50; £8.50; Children £8.50 under 16s) / 0121 345 0600
- 13:00 Lunchtime Christmas Music With The Choir Of Winchester Cathedral Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Magda Loth Hill
The violinist and her piano accompanist performs a programme of classical works.
Tue 28 Oct
£5 ( £4; £2.50; Children £2.50 under 18s) / 01228 548151
- 12:45 Magda Loth Hill Carlisle Cathedral
Marcus Farnsworth and James Cheung
Award-winning baritone Marcus Farnsworth performs Schubert's song cycle Winterreise with pianist James Cheung.
Sun 9 Nov
£18; newcomer £12 (Members £15; Students £5) / 0844 493 2202
- 17:00 – 19:00 Marcus Farnsworth and James Cheung Pollok House, Glasgow