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SCO Explore: Mozart Requiem

A chance to explore in depth Mozart's mighty, unfinished Requiem.

Glasgow University Concert Hall

Sat 7 Mar

£25 / 0141 330 4092

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants

Paul Rissmann's adaptation of Giles Andreae's children's book is conducted by Ben Gernon and is presented by Chris Jarvis. Note: May contain a bottom. Among other items on the programme are Handel's suitably explosive Music for the Royal Fireworks.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 14 Feb

£5–£12 / 0131 220 4348

Bach To Baby

Baby-friendly concerts for you and your little one to enjoy together. Children are allowed to listen to music the way they want, while you can enjoy performances by top-class musicians.

Bromley United Reformed Church

Tue 27 Jan

£10 (Children free)

'Pipes and Pedals': An organ console is like a plane cockpit, full of buttons, pedals and levers. Join us on this maiden flight and discover: What do all those buttons do? Why so many keyboards? How on earth do you play with your feet?!

  • 10:00 – 12:00 Bach To Baby Bromley United Reformed Church

Christ Church, London SE10

Fri 30 Jan

£10

Swooning Bassooning: We are delighted to present the beautiful bassoon, an instrument of incredible range and tone colours which has inspired countless composers. Featuring favourite works by Vivaldi, Bach and Mozart, plus some special extras!

St John Of Jerusalem Church, London E9

Wed 28 Jan

£10

  • 10:00 – 11:30 Bach To Baby St John Of Jerusalem Church, London

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Plymouth University Orchestra Workshop: Holst's The Planets

Spend a day looking at Holst's masterpiece, this orchestral study day is for anyone who is an orchestral player interested in rehearsing and performing' a work that is normally outside the scope of many orchestras.

Plymouth University

Sat 31 Jan

Free / 01752 585050

Adderbury Ensemble: Mozart

  • Written by: Mozart

The group performs Mozart's Quintet For Piano And Wind and his Fantasia In G Minor.

Holywell Music Room, Oxford

Sun 15 Feb

£12 (£11) / 01865 305305

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Albert's Band Presents: The Big Top!

The colourful collective, made up of musicians and acrobats, are led in a performance by Kevin Hathaway.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Mon 16 Feb

£8.14 (Children £5.08) / 020 7589 8212

Andreas Ottensamer: Brahms, Weber

  • Written by: Weber

The programme comprises Weber's Grand Duo Concertant in Eb Op 48, Weiner's Peregi verbunk Op 40, Kovacs's Hommage a Zoltan Kodaly, Draskoczy's Korondi tanock and Brahms's Clarinet Sonata in F minor Op 120 No 1.

Wigmore Hall, London W1U

Sun 15 Feb

£13 (£11) / 020 7935 2141

Around The World With The 12 Cellists Of The Berliner Philharmoniker: Robert Schumann, Henry Purcell, Dmitry Shostakovich

  • Written by: Dmitry Shostakovich

Cellists of the Berliner Philharmoniker play melodies, rhythms and harmonies playing swing, classical, dance and music from films in this very special one-hour concert for children and their families with narration.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sun 15 Feb

Bach Cantatas: JS Bach

  • Directed by: Iain Ledingham
  • Written by: JS Bach

Du Friedefurst, Herr Jesu Christ, Fantasia and Fugue in C minor and Lass, Furstin, Lass Noch Einen Strahl, performed on historical instruments.

Royal Academy Of Music, London NW1

Sun 22 Feb

£13 (£10) / 020 7873 7300

JS Bach's music is performed on period instruments, with organist Michael Papadopoulos. The programme includes BWV 582, Passacaglia In C Minor and BWV 201, Make Haste, Make Haste, You Whirling Winds. Directed by Iain Ledingham.

Sun 22 Mar

Duke’s Hall

£13 (£10) / 020 7873 7300

JS Bach's music is performed on period instruments, with Iain Ledingham directing and Jemima Stephenson on organ. The programme includes BWV 25, There Is No Soundness In My Flesh, BWV 153, Behold, Dear God, How My Enemies, BWV 686, Out Of The Depths I Cry To Thee and BWV 38.

Duke’s Hall

£13 (£10) / 020 7873 7300

Performance using period instruments of music by JS Bach with director Iain Ledingham, leader Margaret Faultless and organist Jemima Stephenson.

Sun 19 Apr

£13 (£10) / 020 7873 7300

A performance using period instruments, lead by Rachel Podger and directed by Iain Ledingham.

…and 5 more dates until 29 Nov

The Bach Choir: St Matthew Passion (In English)

The Bach Choir first performed Johann Sebastian Bach's epic Passion in English in 1930. Yearly packed-out audiences continue to appreciate the relevance and immediacy of the performances.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sun 29 Mar

£10–£40 / 0844 875 0073

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Bach To Baby Family Concert

'Traditions':The accordion is vital to many musical cultures. Let Zivorad Nikolic show you what the humble squeezebox can do as he whisks you from the thrilling music of the Balkans to the sultry Argentine Tango and beyond!

St Michael & All Angels Church, London W4

Fri 30 Jan

£10

Bach To Baby Family Concert

'Pipes and Pedals': An organ console is like a plane cockpit - full of buttons, pedals and levers. Join us on this maiden flight and discover: What do all those buttons do? Why so many keyboards? How on earth do you play with your feet?!

Bromley United Reformed Church

Tue 27 Jan

£10

Bach To Baby Family Concert In Putney

'Festival of Songs': A rare opportunity to hear the Queen's resident countertenor at Windsor Castle, Tim Carleston at this special concert. Beautiful songs from 400 years of musical history plus your favourite singalong nursery rhymes at the end!

St Mary's Church, London SW15

Thu 29 Jan

£10 / 020 87884414

Badke Quartet

Harrogate International Sunday Series.

The Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate

Sun 8 Feb

£15.50 / 08448 799 071

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Tue 24 Feb

£4 (£3) / 0141 332 5057

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Bangor Music Festival 2015

A celebration of new contemporary music with electro-acoustic, jazz, rock and experimental performances from various acts.

Bangor University

Wed 4 Mar

£5–£15 / 01248 382009

Thu 5 Mar

£5–£15 / 01248 382009

Fri 6 Mar

£5–£15 / 01248 382009

…and 2 more dates until 8 Mar

National Trust: Bath Assembly Rooms

Sat 21 Feb

£10–£25 / 01225 477789

Angela Hewitt piano

  • 11:00 – 13:00 Bath Bachfest National Trust: Bath Assembly Rooms

Beethoven: A Marathon

A celebration of the life and works of Beethoven, with students and tutors Oliver Wille, Louise Lansdown, Alexander Baillie and John Thwaites.

Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham City University

Sun 1 Mar

Recital Hall

£5–£22 (£3–£10) / 0121 331 5901

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Tue 27 Jan

£7.50–£14 / 0121 345 0600

Britten Oboe Quartet: Lutyens, Oliver Knussen, Elgar, Mozart, Lennox Berkeley, Britten

  • Written by: Britten

The ensemble performs Elgar's Andante And Allegro, Lutyens's Oboe Quartet Op 81 'Driving Out The Death', Mozart's Adagio For Cor Anglais and String Trio K580a, Britten's Fantasy Quartet In F Minor Op 2, Oliver Knussen's Cantata, Lennox Berkeley's String Trio Op 19 and Mozart's Oboe Quartet In F Major K370/368b.

Brighton Dome

Sun 22 Feb

Corn Exchange

£18.50 (£16) / 01273 709709

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Busch Ensemble: Schubert, Beethoven

  • Written by: Beethoven

The group performs Schubert's "Notturno" and

Holywell Music Room, Oxford

Sun 8 Feb

£12 (£10) / 01865 305305

Calidore String Quartet: Beethoven, Mendelssohn

  • Written by: Mendelssohn

Calidore String Quartet perform Mendelssohn's String Quartet No 2 in A minor Op13 and Beethoven's String Quartet in E minor Op 59 No 2 Razumovsky.

Wigmore Hall, London W1U

Sun 22 Feb

£13 (£11) / 020 7935 2141

Carducci Quartet: Shostakovich – The Complete Quartets

… Yes, all of them. The Carducci Quartet plays all of Shostakovich's quartets from 11am to around 9.35pm, giving you a chance to explore the entire work for quartet of one of the 20th century's most fascinating and troubled composers.

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London SE1

Sun 9 Aug

£10–£60 / 020 7401 9919

Quartets 1–4 are played at the 11am session; 5–8 at the 2pm; 9–12 at the 5pm, and 13–15 at the 8pm.

Carducci Quartet: Steve Reich

  • Written by: Steve Reich

Violinists Matthew Denton and Michelle Fleming, violist Eoin Schmidt-Martin and cellist Emma Denton perform Steve Reich's Different Trains For String Quartet And Tape and WTC 9/11 For String Quartet.

Kings Place, London N1

Sun 15 Feb

£19.50 inc refreshments / 020 7520 1490

Carducci String Quartet: Shostakovich

  • Written by: Shostakovich

The group performs Shostakovich's String Quartet Cycle, String Quartet No 1, String Quartet No 8 and his String Quartet No 12.

Holywell Music Room, Oxford

Sun 1 Feb

£12 (£11) / 01865 305305

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