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South Molton Street Summer Garden

Local residents, shop owners and Westminster council come together to transform the street into a traditional English garden, with food and drink, garden games, live music and in-store activities.

South Molton Street, London W1K

Tue 29 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Wed 30 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Thu 31 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 20:00
…and 3 more dates until 3 Aug

Scokendia Ensemble

Bringing together young musicians from Scotland, Kenya and India to connect, collaborate and perform during Culture 2014.

Rachel House Children's Hospice, Kinross

Sat 2 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 01577 865777

  • 10:30

Bach to Baby Family Concert

Bach to Baby featuring Miaomiao Yu, piano Bach to Baby is the critically-acclaimed classical concert series for babies and their carers to enjoy together. In this special programme pianist Miaomiao Yu, the founder of Bach to Baby, presents a selection of her favourite pieces including nocturnes, dances and miniatures…

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Hall

£12 (£10) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Adrian Brendel & Aleksandar Madzar: Dohnanyi, Beethoven, Janacek

  • Written by: Janacek

Dohnanyi's Cello Sonata in Bb minor Op 8, Janacek's Pohadka and Beethoven's Cello Sonata in A Op 69.

Wigmore Hall, London W1U

Sun 14 Dec

£12.50 inc refreshments (£10 inc refreshments) / 020 7935 2141

  • 11:30

Alban Gerhardt and Steven Osborne

The German cellist and Scottish pianist come together to perform a programme of Britten's Cello Suite No 1, Tippett's Piano Sonata No 4, Beethoven's Cello Sonata in C Op 102 No 1 and a cello sonata by Britten.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

£8.50 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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Amy Dickson

A recital.

Gloucester Cathedral

Sat 11 Oct

Phone for prices / 01452 528095

  • 11:00 – 12:00

Angela Brownridge: Scriabin, Liszt, Debussy, Chopin

  • Written by: Chopin

The pianist Angela Brownridge plays some of the greatest piano works by the composers featured in her recital including Debussy Suite Pour le Piano, Liszt, Petrarch, Chopin and Scriabin Studies 11 and 12 Op 8.

St George's Bristol

Sun 2 Nov

£10 (Children £8; Children £8 under 18s; £8; £8; £8) / 0845 402 4001

  • 11:00

Anna Fedorova: Medtner, Rachmaninov, Beethoven, Chopin

  • Written by: Chopin

Beethoven's Sonata No 30, Op 109, Chopin's Ballade No 1, Op 23 and Waltzes, Op 18 in E flat major and Op 42 in A flat major, Medtner's Fairy Tales, Op 20, Nos 1 and 2 and Rachmaninov's Preludes, Op 23, Nos 2 and 5, Op 32, No 5.

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Sun 19 Oct

£10 / 0115 989 5555

  • 11:00

Anna Prohaska and Eric Schneider

The soprano and pianist perform soldiers' songs celebrating heroism as well as paying testimony to the tragedy of conflict. The programme consists of pieces by Beethoven, Braunfels, Eisler, Wolf, Rachmaninov, Ives, Quilter, Schubert, Liszt, Poulenc, Fauré, Stravinsky and others.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

£8.50 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Anne Sofie von Otter, Daniel Hope, Bengt Forsberg and Bebe Risenfors

A programme of Kálmán, Ullmann, Schulhoff, Haas, Berman, Roman and Back by the mezzo soprano, violinist, pianist and multi-instrumentalist.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 25 Aug

£8.50 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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Anthony Tat: Rachmaninov, Ravel, Beethoven, Faure, Prokofiev

  • Written by: Prokofiev

The young pianist performs works by Beethoven, Faure, Ravel, Prokofiev and Rachmaninov.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sun 9 Nov

Elgar Room

£11 / 020 7589 8212

  • 11:00

Wigmore Hall, London W1U

Sun 2 Nov

£12.50 inc refreshments (£10 inc refreshments) / 020 7935 2141

  • 11:30

Apollon Musagète Quartet: Gorecki, Dvorak, Szymanowski

  • Written by: Szymanowski

One of Europe's most adventurous and dynamic ensembles, the quartet play works by Dvorak.

Brighton Dome

Sun 14 Dec

Corn Exchange

£18.50–£99 / 01273 709709

  • 11:00

Artemis Quartet

The Berlin-based quartet perform Schubert's 'Death and the Maiden' and string quartets by Mozart and Bartók.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 14 Aug

£8.50 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Bach and the Italian Influence

David Hamilton Bach’s organ music shows a wealth of foreign stimuli, but it is arguably Italy’s composers and style that made the greatest impression on him. In arrangements of complete concertos by Vivaldi, or his use of themes by Corelli and Legrenzi as fugue subjects, or more generally, in the mood and character of…

Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

£5 / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Bach Cantatas: JS Bach

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

Royal Academy Of Music, London NW1

Sun 5 Oct

Duke’s Hall

£13 (£10) / 020 7873 7300

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

  • 12:00

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 2015

£10–£40 / 0844 875 0073

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Bach for Breakfast

Royal Over-Seas League Fifteenth sell-out series. Tempest flute trio, Huw Wiggin saxophone, Michael Foyle violin, cellists Yelian He, Edward King, pianists Joseph Middleton. Works by Bach and contemporaries. Different programmes each concert. Tea/coffee and pastries afterwards included. www.rosl.org.uk.

Royal Overseas League, Edinburgh

Tue 12 Aug

Princes Suite

£12 (£10) / 0131 225 1501

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

Princes Suite

£12 (£10) / 0131 225 1501

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 19 Aug

Princes Suite

£12 (£10) / 0131 225 1501

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Princes Suite

£12 (£10) / 0131 225 1501

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Beethoven for Breakfast

Royal Over-Seas League Beethoven and contemporaries. Thomas Atkins tenor, Trinity Trio, Lazarus Quartet, Michael Foyle violin, Yelian He cello, and pianists Carson Becke and Yasmin Rowe. Different programmes each concert. Tea/coffee and pastries afterwards included. www.rosl.org.uk.

Royal Overseas League, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Princes Suite

£12 (£10) / 0131 225 1501

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Princes Suite

£12 (£10) / 0131 225 1501

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

Princes Suite

£12 (£10) / 0131 225 1501

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 22 Aug

Benjamin Goldscheider & Matt Glendening: Schumann, Bissil, Ireland, Gregson, Weiner, Bozza, Saint-Saens

  • Written by: Saint-Saens

Performances of Bozza's En Foret, Saint-Saens' Romance Op 67, Bissil's Lone Call and Charge, Schumann's Adagio and Allegro, Ireland's Fantasy Sonata, Weiner's Peregi Verbink Op 40 and Gregson's Tributes.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sun 7 Dec

Elgar Room

£11 / 020 7589 8212

  • 11:00
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Billroth Quartet Chamber Coaching

A two-day chamber music workshop for musicians of all standards.

Lauderdale House, London N6

Thu 28 Aug

£65 for two days (£35) / 020 8348 8716

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Fri 29 Aug

£65 for two days (£35) / 020 8348 8716

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Blochestra/ Block Jam

Bring along any instrument you might have (from tubas to triangles) for an open door orchestra jam from 12pm followed by an open mic at 9pm.

Bloc+, Glasgow

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0141 574 6066

  • 12:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 0141 574 6066

  • 12:00

Boxing Day Organ Recital: Prof Ian Tracey

A recital by the Organist Titulaire at Liverpool Cathedral.

Liverpool Cathedral

Fri 26 Dec

Phone for prices, phone for availibility / 0151 702 7201

  • 11:15 – 12:15

Bristol Choral Society 125th Birthday Come & Sing

  • Directed by: Adrian Partington (cond)

Organist Paul Walton joins the choral society with conductor Adrian Partington for a celebratory selection of favourites and classics.

Colston Hall, Bristol

Sat 18 Oct

£22 (Children £12) / 0117 922 3686

  • 10:00

Cathedral Bach Before Breakfast

St Mary's Cathedral Wake up to Bach and a little Shostakovich in the beautiful setting of St Mary's Cathedral. John Bryden will play preludes and fugues on the Cathedral's Steinway. Coffee and croissants will follow. Retiring collection/donations for refreshments.

St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh

Mon 25 Aug

Cathedral Nave

Free / 0131 225 6293

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 26 Aug

Cathedral Nave

Free / 0131 225 6293

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 27 Aug

Cathedral Nave

Free / 0131 225 6293

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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