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Big Ears, Little Ears

In the classical music equivalent of a parent & baby screening, the SCO plays a short concert of much-loved classics in a baby-friendly environment; nobody will raise an eyebrow if your little one provides vocal encouragement.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sun 26 Oct

£5 for one adult and one child (additional children/adults £3 each) / 0141 353 8000

  • 11:30

Bach To Baby Family Concert In Putney: The Singing Cello

Bach to Baby - the critically acclaimed concerts for babies, tots and their carers to enjoy together.

St Mary's Church, London SW15

Thu 30 Oct

£10 / 020 87884414

  • 10:30 – 11:30

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 2015

£19.50 inc refreshments / 020 7520 1490

  • 11:30

Masterclass with Xuefei Yang

A masterclass with a master guitarist.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Sun 2 Nov

£3–£4 / 0141 332 5057

Part of Big Guitar Weekend.

  • 10:30
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Midday Recital By Oefening & Uitspanning

The musicians perform a recital of classical works.

Canterbury Cathedral

Fri 10 Oct

Quire

Phone for prices / 01227 865346

  • 12:00 – 12:20

Organ Prom

A showcase of the best in modern organ playing.

Victoria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 29 Nov

£7.50 / 0844 871 7649

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£7.50 / 0844 871 7649

Sat 18 Apr 2015

£7.50 / 0844 871 7649

…and 7 more dates until 21 Nov 2015

Royal Opera: Manon Lescaut

  • Directed by: Jonathan Kent
  • Written by: Puccini

Puccini's tale of love and temptation. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Royal Opera House, London WC2E

Sun 5 Oct

£5–£97 / 020 7304 4000

Sam Poppleton And The Zeitgeist Chamber Orchestra

  • Directed by: John Lubboch (cond)

A performance by student musicians.

Jacqueline Du Pre Music Building, St Hilda's College, Oxford

Tue 28 Oct

Phone for prices / 01865 305305

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Short Recital: Geminiani: Geminiani

  • Written by: Geminiani

Hailey Willington, baroque violin, Pia Pircher, viola da gamba and Aidan Phillips, harpsichord perform Geminiani's Sonata No 6 In D Major.

The Queen's Gallery, London SW1A

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 020 7766 7301

  • 12:00
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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

Lincoln Drill Hall

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 01522 873894

Guitar recital featuring 20th century sounds with Aidan Marshall.

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Alauda Quartet

  • Written by: Tippett

An internationally diverse ensemble hailing from four different corners of Europe but sharing a unifying passion for chamber music and a desire to explore the repertoire of the string quartet. Besides their concert and masterclass schedule the Quartet is also involved in educational projects across the UK.

Lauderdale House, London N6

Sun 30 Nov

£7 (£5; Children £1) / 020 8348 8716

  • 11:30 – 12:30

Albany Piano Trio

The Girls Are Weekend: The Albany Piano Trio performs three exciting works by contrasting female British composers. Written within a century of one another, the works offer a rich variety in instrumental colours and musical styles. With complementary tea and coffee.

The Forge, London NW1

Sun 19 Oct

£12 (£10) / 020 7383 7808

Keys & Coffee.

Amy Dickson

A recital.

Gloucester Cathedral

Sat 11 Oct

Phone for prices / 01452 528095

  • 11:00 – 12:00
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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 Le Hair

The pianist performs a programme of classical works.

Riverside Arts Centre, Sunbury-on-Thames

Sat 11 Oct

£7.50 inc coffee & croissant

  • 11:00

Annual Arnold Festival Weekend

A celebration of Northampton's very own Sir Malcolm Arnold, which will feature a dazzling array of music from cinema, ballet and opera and a host of great artists.

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Sat 18 Oct

£8; £12.50 Weekend; £12.50 Weekend; £3.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 11:00

Sun 19 Oct

£8; £12.50 Weekend; £12.50 Weekend; £3.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 11:00

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
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Antje Weithaas And Silke Avenhaus: Suk, Dvorak, Beethoven

  • Written by: Beethoven

The violinist and pianist pairing performs Dvorak's Four Romantic Pieces, Beethoven's Violin Sonata No 7 In C Minor, No 2 and Suk's Four Pieces For Violin And Piano.

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

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 2015

Royal Festival Hall

£14 (£7) / 0844 875 0073

  • 12:00

Bach Cantata Service

Bach's popular Cantata BWV 29 Wir danken dir, Gott is performed by the chapel choir and musicians from the University of St Andrews, directed by Tom Wilkinson.

St Salvator's Chapel, St Andrews

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01334 462226

Part of St Andrews Voices.

  • 11:00 – 12:30

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 5 Oct

Duke’s Hall

£13 (£10) / 020 7873 7300

  • 12:00

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£13 (£10) / 020 7873 7300

JS Bach's music performed on modern instruments, including BWV 16, Lord God, We Give Thee Praise, Bach's own especial favourite BWV 82, It Is Enough and BWV 112, The Lord Is My Faithful Shepherd.

  • 12:00

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£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.

  • 12:00
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