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Princess Ida

Godalming Operatic Society's production of Princess Ida, with the award winning team of Robin Wells (MD) and Pat O'Connell (Director) at the helm.

Harrogate Theatre

Wed 20 Aug

£16–£22 / 01423 502116

  • 19:30

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

The maw (and paw) of all fireworks displays brings the Festival season to a close with a programme of music inspired by the theme of war. The Scottish Chamber Orchestra performs Wagner's 'Ride of the Valkyries' from Die Walküre, Beethoven's Edmont Overture, Mendelssohn's 'War March of the Priests' from Athalie, Debussy's…

Ross Theatre Bandstand, Edinburgh

Sun 31 Aug

£12.50 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Engage Worship Concert

A night of unrestrained praise and worship featuring Steph Macleod (Edinburgh), Isabella (London), Anna Barton (Aberdeen), Sola Okunuga (Aberdeen), The Kings Community Church Band and hosts Heartsong.

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Sat 23 Aug

Free (donations welcome) / 01224 641122

  • 18:30

Hespèrion XXI, Le Concert des Nations and La Capella Reial de Catalunya

Jordi Savall brings together his three instrumental and choral ensembles to play pieces themed around war and peace in Baroque Europe.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 12 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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OperaUpClose: La Traviata

  • Directed by: Robin Norton-Hale
  • Written by: Verdi

Verdi's tragic drama about a scandalous love affair from Olivier Award-winning company OperaUpClose.

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Thu 20 Nov

£10–£22.50 / 01206 573948

  • 19:30

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 5 Aug

£15; £25; £29.50 (£22.50; £25) / 020 7478 0100

  • 19:15

Wed 6 Aug

£15; £25; £29.50 (£22.50; £25) / 020 7478 0100

  • 19:15

Thu 7 Aug

£15; £25; £29.50 (£22.50; £25) / 020 7478 0100

  • 19:15
…and 32 more dates until 14 Sep

Theatre Royal, Winchester

Tue 30 Sep

£20; £18.50 disabled ( £18.50; £18.50; £18) / 01962 840440

  • 19:30

Wed 1 Oct

£20; £18.50 disabled ( £18.50; £18.50; £18) / 01962 840440

  • 19:30

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Paul Carroll

The organist performs various works.

Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre Company & Theatre Lounge

Thu 23 Oct

£18.50 / 01780 766455

  • 19:30

Picnic in the Cemetery

Point View Art Association presents Made in Macao Instrumental cabaret for piano and strings by Macao composer Njo Kong Kie (music director of La La La Human Steps for many years) interweaves classical sensibilities with contemporary impulses, musical performances with cinematic theatricality - resulting in an…

C nova, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

studio 5

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

studio 5

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

studio 5

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Polish Radio Choir

The Krakow-based choir perform music by Górecki and Penderecki.

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

£20 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Prom 23: Mozart - Requiem: John McLeod, Mozart, Beethoven

  • Directed by: Donald Runnicles (cond)
  • Written by: Beethoven

Donald Runnicles conducts John McLeod, The Sun Dances, Beethoven's Symphony No 4 In B Flat Major and Mozart's Requiem In D Minor, with Carolyn Sampson, soprano, Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano, Jeremy Ovenden, tenor and Neal Davies, bass.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sun 3 Aug

£9.15–£36.18; £5.33–£18.84 disabled (Children £5.33–£18.84 under 18s) / 020 7589 8212

  • 20:00
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Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra: Mahler’s Symphony No 6

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin take on Mahler's symphony, which is sometimes called the 'Tragic'.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

£12 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Will Pickvance: The Anatomy of the Piano

Pianist, composer and all-round entertaining guy Will Pickvance anatomises the piano for your listening pleasure.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Anatomy Lecture Theatre

£8 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Anatomy Lecture Theatre

£8 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Anatomy Lecture Theatre

£8 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Alexandre Tharaud Piano: Franz Schubert, Gustav Mahler, Maurice Ravel

  • Written by: Maurice Ravel

The pianist performs Franz Schubert's 6 Moments Musicaux, Gustav Mahler's Adagietto from Symphony No 5 transcribed by Tharaud for piano, five pieces by Couperin and Maurice Ravel's Miroirs for piano.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Tue 4 Nov

Queen Elizabeth Hall

£10–£28 (£5–£14) / 0844 875 0073

  • 19:30

Alexei Volodin Piano: Robert Schumann, Franz Schubert, Fryderyk Chopin

  • Written by: Fryderyk Chopin

The Russian pianist plays Franz Schubert's Piano Sonata in B flat, Fryderyk Chopin's Ballade No 3 in A flat, Op 47 and Robert Schumann's Carnaval, Op 9.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Wed 26 Nov

Queen Elizabeth Hall

£10–£35 (£5–£17.50) / 0844 875 0073

  • 19:30
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Arcadi Volodos: Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, Franz Schuber

  • Written by: Franz Schuber

The pianist performs Schubert's Piano Sonata In C, Allegretto In C, Brahms's 6 Pieces For Piano, Op 118 and Schumann's Kinderszenen, Op 15 and Fantasie in C, Op 17.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Tue 28 Oct

£10–£55 (£5–£27.50) / 0844 875 0073

  • 19:30

The Bach Choir: John Tavener: Bach, Sir John Tavener

  • Written by: Sir John Tavener

The UK premiere of Tavener's O Where, Tell Me Where? for Chorus and Tubular Bells is performed together with The Protecting Veil for Cello and Strings and Song For Athene.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Tue 25 Nov

Royal Festival Hall

£10–£48 (£5–£24) / 0844 875 0073

  • 19:30

Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh: Bach Cantatas and Concertos

Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh A varied and exciting mainly Bach programme: Concerto in E major BWV 1053 with pianist Richard Beauchamp, Cantata BWV 54 with alto Carole Clarke, Orchestral Suite No.1 and Arias by Handel and Purcell from soprano Libby Crabtree. The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh was formed in 2012 and gives…

Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

Canongate Kirk

£10 (£7) / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh: Vivaldi – The Four Seasons

Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh, with soloists Robert Dick, Simon Graham, Sheena Jardine and Kate Miguda, return for a third time to perform Vivaldi's ever-popular The Four Seasons. The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh was formed in 2012 and gives concerts in and around the capital. Repertoire…

Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Canongate Kirk

£10 (£7) / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bansuri And The Fast Side Of Dhrupad

A performance by Nityanand Haldipu, one of India's most celebrated flautists.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Fri 19 Sep

Purcell Room

£18–£28 (£9–£14) / 0844 875 0073

  • 18:30
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BBC Concert Orchestra

The orchestra performs Ives's Symphony No 3 'The Camp Meeting' For Chamber Orchestra, The Alcotts (3rd Movement) From Sonata No 2 'Concord', Terry Riley's Organ Concerto (UK Premiere), John Luther Adams' Dark Waves For Orchestra & Electronic Sounds and Phillip Glass's The Light.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sat 18 Oct

Royal Festival Hall

£10–£34 (£5–£17) / 0844 875 0073

  • 19:30

Beethoven: Emperor Piano Concerto

Orchestra of the Canongait The Orchestra of the Canongait and their conductor Robert Dick are joined for their annual Fringe concert by internationally-renowned pianist Murray McLachlan in one of the most popular works in the entire repertoire - Beethoven's mighty 'Emperor' Concerto. McLachlan was described by BBC…

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

Sun 17 Aug

Main Space 2

£15 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Beethoven: The Sonatas For Piano And Violoncello: Ludwig Van Beethoven

  • Written by: Ludwig Van Beethoven

Beethoven's five sonatas for piano and violoncello performed by young string player Joy Lisney.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Mon 1 Dec

Purcell Room

£10–£12.50 (£5–£6.25) / 0844 875 0073

  • 19:15

Facade

Edinburgh Festival Ensemble The Edinburgh Festival Ensemble is joined by conductor David Corkhill to perform Walton's witty, jazz influenced Facade.

St Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Main Sanctuary

£15 / 0131 229 1142

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Frankenstein: The Metal Opera

Mary Shelley's seminal novel is brought to life by the electrifying impact of live rock music. Presented by Orpheus Studio Productions and The Lansbury Players.

The Space, London E14

Tue 28 Oct

£13 / 020 7515 7799

  • 20:00

Wed 29 Oct

£13 / 020 7515 7799

  • 20:00

Thu 30 Oct

£13 / 020 7515 7799

  • 20:00
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