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Tectonics Late Gig

Day two of Tectonics ends with live performances from Glasgow's own Cindytalk and Thurston Moore with Dylan Nyoukis.

The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

Sat 10 May

£15 (£10; weekend pass £16–£24) / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

  • 22:30

Edinburgh Quartet

Scotland's premier string quartet was founded in 1960 and maintains close relationships with composers all over the UK, as well as playing dozens of concerts a year in venues all over the country.

Sloans, Glasgow

Wed 7 May

£0–£8 / 0141 221 8886

James MacMillan's Etwas Zuruckhaltend and For Sonny.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Tue 6 May

£8 (Members £7) / 0845 874 3001

Two works by James MacMillan: For Sonny and Etwas Zuruckhaltend.

Anne Sofie Von Otter: Wagner, Hahn, Chaminade, Faure, Saint-Saens, Lennon & McCartney

  • Written by: Lennon & McCartney

The mezzo soprano performs songs by Wagner, Saint-Saens, Faure, Chaminade, Hahn and Lennon and McCartney, including Wagner and Liszt's Isoldes Liebestod From Tristan Und Isolde.

Wigmore Hall, London W1U

Fri 4 Jul

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7935 2141

  • 22:00

BBC Singers

The BBC Singers is one of the most prestigious vocal ensembles in Britain, with a well-deserved reputation for supporting work by contemporary composers.

St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall

Fri 20 Jun

£10–£25 (£8–£19)

David Hill conducts Peter Maxwell Davies' Dum complerentur, Palestrina's Magni ficat, Trond Kverno'a Ave Maris stella, Judith Weir's Vertue, the UK premiere of Cecilie Öre's Toil and Trouble and Maxwell Davies' Westerlings. Part of St Magnus Festival.

  • 22:00

Brooklyn Rider

  • Written by: Ljova

New York based string quartet acclaimed for championing new work and collaborating with indie rock, jazz and world musicians.

Wigmore Hall, London W1U

Fri 2 May

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7935 2141

The quartet performs Ljova's Culai, Bartok's String Quartet No 2 and Colin Jacobsen's Three Miniatures

  • 22:00
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Cathedral Choir By Candlelight

20th century French choral and organ music rooted in sanctity and ritual from Norwich Cathedral Choir.

Norwich Cathedral

Fri 23 May

£6–£12 / 01603 630000

  • 21:00 – 23:00

Dublin Guitar Quartet: Arvo Part, David Flynn, Ligeti, Philip Glass, Brouwer

  • Written by: Brouwer

The group performs Philip Glass's String Quartet No 4, 'Buczak', 3rd mvt and String Quartet No 2, 'Company', Leo Brouwer's Paisaje Cubano Con lluvia, Arvo Part's Cantate Domino Summa, David Flynn's Chimmurenga and Ligeti's Six Bagatelles.

Wigmore Hall, London W1U

Fri 23 May

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7935 2141

  • 22:00

Easter Vigil With Bach's St John Passion

We will hold an overnight Easter vigil at the Swiss Church on 19/20 April 2014. The event starts on Saturday at 7pm with a full-length performance of Bach's St John Passion. Come along and experience the deeper meaning of Easter with all your senses.

Swiss Church, London WC2H

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 020 7836 1418

  • 00:00 – 12:00 (Monday morning)

Emily Winng

The musician performs a selection of classical pieces.

Norwich Arts Centre

Wed 21 May

Phone for prices / 01603 660352

  • 23:30

The End Of Time

Inspired by the visionary language of the Apocalypse, the Quartet for the End of Time is imbued with the religious faith that sustained Olivier Messiaen under the most arduous circumstances.

Crucible Studio, Sheffield

Fri 9 May

£11; £7.50 disabled ( £7.50; £5; Children £5 under 18s)

  • 21:45 – 22:45
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Ensemble 360: Messiaen

  • Written by: Messiaen

The group performs Messiaen's Quatuor Pour La Fin Du Temps.

Sheffield Theatres

Fri 9 May

Studio

£11; £7.50 disabled ( £5; £7.50; Children £5 under 18s) / 0114 249 6000

  • 21:45

Faster Than Sound: Earthquake Mass: Russell Haswell, Antoine Brumel

  • Directed by: James Weeks
  • Written by: Antoine Brumel

The choir performs Antoine Brumel and Russell Haswell's Earthquake Mass, with Russell Haswell electronics.

Snape Maltings Concert Hall

Sat 14 Jun

Britten Studio

£10

  • 22:00 – 23:00

Faure Requiem: Faure

  • Directed by: Nicholas Collon (cond)
  • Written by: Faure

Nicholas Collon conducts Faure's Requiem, with Lucy Crowe, soprano and Ronan Collett, baritone.

Kings Place, London N1

Sat 20 Dec

Hall One

£14.50–£29.50 (£9.50) / 020 7520 1490

  • 21:00

The Hilliard Ensemble: JS Bach

  • Written by: JS Bach

The group performs Bach's Chaconne For Solo Violin.

St John's Smith Square, London SW1P

Fri 23 May

£15 / 020 7222 1061

  • 21:30

Hugo Ticciati

English violinist based in Sweden, with a strong affinity for contemporary music.

St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall

Mon 23 Jun

£10–£17 (£8–£13)

A concert featuring Bach's Sonata BWV 1001 and Partita BWV 1004, Stravinsky's Elegia, Kurtág's Signs, Games and Messages, Schnelzer's Solitude, Miyoshi's Miroirs and Nigel Clarke's Pernambuco. Part of St Magnus Festival.

  • 22:00
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James Gilchrist And Sholto Kynoch: Franz Schubert

  • Written by: Franz Schubert

The tenor and piano his accompanist performs Schubert's Winterreise.

Kings Place, London N1

Fri 3 Oct

Hall One

£12.50–£19.50 adv (£9.50 adv) / 020 7520 1490

  • 21:45

James Kirby

The pianist performs various works.

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Sat 12 Dec 2015

£7 ( £5) / 01227 769075

  • 21:00

Joanna MacGregor: Bach

  • Written by: Bach

The pianist performs Bach's Goldberg Variations.

Wigmore Hall, London W1U

Fri 9 May

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7935 2141

  • 22:00

Klangforum Wien II: Gerard Grisey, Tristan Murail

  • Directed by: Ilan Volkov (cond)
  • Written by: Tristan Murail

Ilan Volkov conducts the ensemble as they perform Tristan Murail's Winter Fragments and Gerard Grisey's Vortex Temporum I, II, III.

Snape Maltings Concert Hall

Sat 28 Jun

Britten Studio

£10; £5 under 27s

  • 22:00

Late Mix: Musical Offering

Bach Musical Offering Royal Northern Sinfonia Frederick the Great, King and flautist, was not a fan of 'high' Baroque music, much preferring a more galant and uncomplicated style. So when the King of Prussia challenged the aging JS Bach to improvise on an awkward, chromatic theme he seemed to have completely…

The Sage Gateshead

Fri 23 May

Hall Two

£16 / 0191 443 4661

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Lavinia Meijer (Norfolk & Norwich Festival)

Dutch harpist who explores the limits of the instrument. Her album of Philip Glass interpretations became a best seller in Holland and her new reworkings of Ludovico Einaudi pieces look set to widen her appeal further.

St Peter Mancroft Church, Norwich

Sat 24 May

£6–£15 / 01603 766400

  • 21:30 – 23:00

Marc-Andre Hamelin: Busoni, Mozart, Debussy, Marc-Andre Hamelin, Bach

  • Written by: Bach

The pianist performs Bach/Busoni's Chaconne In D Minor From Violin Partita No 2, Mozart's Piano Sonata In D, Debussy's Images Series One, Marc-Andre Hamelin's Chaconne and Variations On A Theme By Paganini.

Wigmore Hall, London W1U

Fri 20 Jun

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7935 2141

  • 22:00

Milos Karadaglic: Bach, Rodrigo, Falla

  • Written by: Falla

The guitarist performs works by Bach, Rodrigo, and Falla.

Wigmore Hall, London W1U

Fri 13 Jun

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7935 2141

  • 22:00

New York Polyphony: Josquin Des Prez, Andrew Smith, Crecquillon, Tallis, Plainchant, Vitry, Bennett

  • Written by: Bennett

The vocal quartet performs a selection of choral works including Vitry's Vos Quid Admiramini, Gratissima Virginis and Gaude Gloriosa, Plainchant's Alma Redemptoris Mater, Andrew Smith's Flos Regalis and To Mock Your Reign, Tallis's Why Fum'th In Fight, Josquin Des Prez's Absalon Fili Mi, Crecquillon's Lamentations Of…

Wigmore Hall, London W1U

Fri 27 Jun

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7935 2141

  • 22:00

Nocturnal

Luca Villani International guitarist Luca Villani celebrates the 50th anniversary of Julian Bream's premiere of Benjamin Britten masterpiece, Nocturnal, including other 20th century guitar milestones: the Frank Martin Quatre Pieces Breves and Toru Takemitsu's All in Twilight.

Valvona & Crolla Caffè Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 19 Aug

Valvona & Crolla

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Valvona & Crolla

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Valvona & Crolla

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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