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Concerts in the Park

Concert in the park summer series with music from the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

Sutton Park, Boldmere Gate Entrance, Sutton Coldfield

Sat 29 Jun

£25 (£15)

  • 15:30 – 23:00

Harry Potter Concert Series

Watch a Harry Potter film with a full orchestra playing John William's score live. CineConcerts, who produce the show, have previously toured Gladiator Live, The Godfather In Concert, Breakfast at Tiffany’s In Concert and It’s a Wonderful Life In Concert.

English Heritage: Lulworth Castle, Wareham

Tue 13 Aug

£15.50 (Children £10.50) / 01929 400352

Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey

Thu 15 Aug

£13.50 (Children £1–£13; Family £8.75) / 0844 482 7777

Tatton Park, Knutsford

Fri 26 Jul

£13.50 (Children £1–£13; Family £8.75)

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Hacienda Classical

DJs Graeme Park and Mike Pickering perform alongside the Manchester Camerata orchestra recreating old school house, club and rave anthems on an epic scale.

Castlefield Bowl, Manchester

Sat 13 Jul

Sold out / 0161 834 4026

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sat 6 Jul

£32.45–£82.50 / 020 7589 8212

Andre Rieu 2020 UK Tour

The 'Maestro of the Masses' brings popular tunes from film, musicals, operas and operettas to the UK.

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Wed 6 May 2020

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool

Fri 8 May 2020

Times to be confirmed

Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

Thu 7 May 2020

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0843 373 3000

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Zimmer versus Williams

It's a composer-off, with the film scores of John Williams and Hans Zimmer played live, conducted by John Rigby.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Fri 27 Dec

£45.50–£53.13 / 020 7638 8891

Mon 30 Dec

Barbican Hall

£53.13 / 020 7638 8891

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Sat 28 Dec

£43.63–£51.75 / 0844 907 9000

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 21 Sep

£44.38–£50.13 / 020 8688 9291

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Q The Music: James Bond Concert

Live orchestrated performance of James Bond musical scores featuring accompanying vocals and a variety of musicians from leading orchestras.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sun 29 Sep

£13–£27

Buxton Opera House

Sun 25 Aug

£23.50 / 0845 127 2190

The Hawth, Crawley

Fri 8 Nov

£24.50–£26.50 / 01293 553636

  • 19:30 – 22:00

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Ministry of Sound - The Annual Classical

Dance and club anthems get an orchestral makeover.

Chelmsford City Racecourse

Sat 31 Aug

£38.50 / 01245 360300

Royal Festival Hall, London SE1

Fri 4 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 875 0073

Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics

Classical music and Clubland, together at last, thanks to the vision of a bona-fide dance music legend. Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics returns for a handful of hotly anticipated UK dates this December. The show sees timeless house tracks performed by the 65 piece Heritage Orchestra, conducted by award-winning conductor…

Birmingham Arena

Wed 11 Dec

£35–£70 / 0871 945 6000

Bournemouth International Centre

Wed 4 Dec

£41.07–£78.37 / 0844 576 3000

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Fri 6 Dec

£36.30–£71.30 / 0844 248 1585

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Russian National Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Russian National Ballet production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.

Capitol Theatre, Horsham

Tue 1 Oct

Theatre

£24 (£22) / 01403 750 220

  • 19:30

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Mon 7 Oct

£21.50–£27.50 (Students £20.50–£26.50) / 01292 288235

Tue 8 Oct

£21.50–£27.50 (Students £20.50–£26.50) / 01292 288235

The Maltings Theatre and Cinema, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

Sun 13 Oct

£24–£25 (£22) / 01289 330999

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Scottish Chamber Orchestra

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra is recognised as one of the finest chamber orchestras in the world and tours extensively in Scotland as well as internationally.

An Lanntair Arts Centre and Cinema, Isle of Lewis

Thu 27 Jun

£15 (£13; Students £6; Children free) / 01851 708480

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Barrfields Theatre, Largs

Fri 13 Sep

£16 / 01475 689777

Corran Halls, Oban

Wed 24 Jul

£16 (£14; Students £6; Children free) / 01631 567333

  • 19:30 – 09:30

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East Neuk Festival

World-class, critically-acclaimed music, art and literature converge on this busy corner of Fife. Though chamber music remains at the heart of its programme, the East Neuk Festival's most varied selection yet includes musical surprises, international authors and imaginative artworks, all located in quirky venues.

Various venues: East Neuk

Wed 26 Jun

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

Thu 27 Jun

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

Fri 28 Jun

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

…and 2 more dates until 30 Jun

Opera Bohemia: The Merry Widow

Scotland's professional touring company Opera Bohemia performs The Merry Widow by Franz Lehár, which finds various suitors fighting to win the hand of the wealthy widow Hannah Glawari.

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Sat 7 Sep

£12.50–£19 (Students £11–£18; Children £8) / 01292 288235

Haddo House, Ellon

Tue 27 Aug

£7–£17 / 0844 493 2179

Lanark Memorial Hall

Thu 22 Aug

01555 667999

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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (with live orchestra)

Everyone's favourite Star Wars film accompanied by John Williams' musical score performed live by the Novello Orchestra.

Birmingham Arena

Tue 1 Oct

£46.77–£57.47 / 0871 945 6000

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Sat 28 Sep

£46.77–£57.47 / 0844 248 1585

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Wed 2 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 800 0400

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Battle Proms

Summer celebration of classical music, with Spitfire and cavalry displays, cannon fire and a firework finale on the grounds of five of the UK's most celebrated stately homes.

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

Sat 6 Jul

£43.15 / 01432355416

Burghley House, Stamford

Sat 20 Jul

£43.15 / 01432355416

Hatfield House

Sat 13 Jul

£43.15 / 01432355416

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Christmas Carol Singalong

  • Directed by: Jonathan Cohen (cond)

A mixed program of festive favourites to classic carols.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Sun 22 Dec

Hall

£48.88–£56 / 020 7638 8891

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Tue 24 Dec

£42.63–£49.38 / 0844 907 9000

Royal Festival Hall, London SE1

Sat 14 Dec

£45.50–£57 / 0844 875 0073

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Cream Classical Live

Clubbing goes classical as the 50-piece Kaleidoscope Orchestra play dance anthems that made superclub Cream world famous.

Sefton Park Palm House, Liverpool

Fri 19 Jul

£20 / 0151 726 9304

Get Organised: John Kitchen

Recital from organist John Kitchen on the amazing Usher Hall organ, featuring guest performers.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 2 Sep

£4 / 0131 228 1155

Mon 16 Sep

£4 / 0131 228 1155

Mon 30 Sep

£4 / 0131 228 1155

Licence to Thrill: The Music of Bond

Nobody does it better… hear Bond themes from 'Diamonds Are Forever' and ‘Goldfinger’ to 'Skyfall' and ‘Writing’s on the Wall’ performed live in concert. At this performance, all the greatest Bond music is brought to life by a show band and sensational vocalist Tim Howar.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Fri 18 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 907 9000

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Sun 3 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0116 233 3111

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Fri 25 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 020 8688 9291

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Aberdeen Mela: One World Day

A day for all communities in the north east with a range of music, dance, theatre and stories as well as ethnic food and drink.

Westburn Park, Aberdeen

Sun 1 Sep

£4 (Students £3.50) / 01224 478 203

Ludovico Einaudi

Italian pianist and film score composer playing new age and neoclassical music.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Wed 31 Jul

Hall

Sold out / 020 7638 8891

Thu 1 Aug

Hall

Sold out / 020 7638 8891

Fri 2 Aug

Hall

Sold out / 020 7638 8891

…and 4 more dates until 6 Aug

Brighton Dome

Sun 13 Oct

£65.50 / 01273 709709

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Mon 28 Oct

£65.50 / 0151 709 3789

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