Milton Court Concert Hall

Milton Court Concert Hall
Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS

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Academy of Ancient Music/Bach and the Italian Concerto

Baroque masters the AAM turn their talents to the music of Bach and his contemporaries, Albinoni, Vivaldi and Marcello, all of whom influenced him greatly.

Wed 15 Feb 2017

Academy of Ancient Music/Bach Reconstructed

Vocalists John Mark Ainsley, Mary Bevan and Matthew Brook join the AAM for an uplifting evening of Bach’s most exquisite masses.

Fri 7 Apr 2017

Academy of Ancient Music/Richard Egarr Directs

Epitomising the enduring brilliance of these great composers, Richard Egarr directs the AAM in a programme showcasing some of their best-known works.

Fri 5 May 2017

Academy of Ancient Music/The Glory of Venice

The Academy of Ancient Music explores the flourishing Venetian music scene of the 17th-century with a particular focus on the works of Claudio Monteverdi.

Wed 7 Dec

Adès, Barry, Beethoven

Volatile substances: Thomas Adès and Britten Sinfonia mix the music of Beethoven and Gerald Barry with explosive consequences.

Tue 30 May 2017

Concert Hall

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Anthony de Mare: Re-Imagining Sondheim

Pianist De Mare plays reimaginings of the music of Stephen Sondheim by various composers.

Sun 13 Nov

Australian Chamber Orchestra: The Reef

*Live music accompanies breathtaking natural footage of Australia's reefs in this collaboration between Richard Tognetti, the ACO, Mick Sowry and Jon Frank. *

Sat 11 Mar 2017

Australian Chamber Orchestra/Tognetti

Richard Tognetti directs the Australian Chamber Orchestra in a vibrant programme that sweeps from the Baltic to the Barrier Reef.

Mon 13 Mar 2017

Australian Chamber Orchestra/Tognetti

Richard Tognetti and his extraordinary Australian Chamber Orchestra join creative forces with musicians from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Tue 14 Mar 2017

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Fri 7 Jul 2017

Concert Hall

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BBC Singers/Chilcott

Get into the festive spirit and join the BBC Singers and guests for a yuletide spectacular. A celebration of Christmas by three choral masters: Benjamin Britten, John Rutter and Bob Chilcott, who also conducts the BBC Singers. Chilcott unveils a new work, as well as providing a catchy new arrangement of Jingle Bells.

Tue 13 Dec

BBC Total Immersion Day: Edgard Varèse

An afternoon concert exploring Varese's works with the Guildhall New Music Ensemble. Edgard Varèse, even a half century after his death, remains a controversial yet cult figure. Born in France in 1883, he moved to Italy to study and knew all the major artistic figures of his day. He emigrated to the US in 1915 and…

Sat 6 May 2017

BBC Total Immersion Day: Richard Rodney Bennett

Richard Rodney Bennett Noctuary Songs before sleep After Syrinx 1 and 2

Britten Sinfonia/Mahan Esfahani

Iranian-American harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani directs Britten Sinfonia in a programme peppered with Mediterranean influences.

Fri 3 Feb 2017

ECHO Rising Stars Double Bill: Edgar Moreau & Mariam Batsashvili

Two laureates of the Europe-wide ECHO Rising Stars programme offer a fascinating slant on the Romantic repertoire for both cello and piano.

ECHO Rising Stars Double Bill: Tamsin Waley-Cohen & Christopher Park

This concert in the ECHO Rising Stars series showcases the British violinist Tamsin Waley-Cohen and an outstanding young German pianist, Christopher Park.

EFG London Jazz Festival

London's biggest jazz festival takes place in various venues around the city, and 2016 features some world-class players: Joshua Redman & Brad Mehldau; David Murray, Terri Lyne Carrington and Geri Allen's power trio MCA: Christian Scott; Tord Gustavsen; the Jan Garbarek Group with Trilok Gurtu; the Bad Plus; the Wayne…

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Faculty Artist Series: Chamber Masters

Ronan O’Hora piano (Head of Advanced Performance and Keyboard Studies) András Keller violin (Professor of Violin) Pablo Hernán Benedi violin Matthew Jones viola (Acting Head of Chamber Music) Louise Hopkins cello (Head of Strings)

Mon 31 Oct

Finance for Freelancers

The November Creative Career session shows you how to manage your finances in the tricky and unpredictable world of freelancing. As a freelancer in a changing economy it is more important than ever to be on a secure financial footing that leaves you free to concentrate on your creative career.

Wed 23 Nov

Rehearsal Rooms

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Thu 26 Jan 2017

Concert Hall

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Jason Moran

Since his formidable emergence on the music scene in the late 90s, Blue Note artist Moran has proven more than his brilliance as a performer, risk-taker and innovator of new directions for jazz as a whole. In almost every category that matters – improvisation, composition, group concept, repertoire, technique and…

Fri 18 Nov

Concert Hall

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Jeff Mills: Life to Death and Back

Three dancers depict the twelve stages of reincarnation in the UK premiere of Techno DJ Jeff Mills’s Life to Death and Back, choreographed by Michel Abdoul, with a film accompaniment and live electronic score from Mills.

Thu 8 Jun 2017

Jonathan Biss: Late Style – Brahms and More

Jonathan Biss explores the late piano music of Brahms from several different perspectives: via Chopin, Schumann and György Kurtág.

Mon 27 Mar 2017

Jonathan Biss: Late Style – Schubert with Mark Padmore

Pianist Jonathan Biss joins an old friend, tenor Mark Padmore, to tread the sorrowful path of Schubert’s final song cycle.

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Junior Guildhall Symphony Orchestra

Julian Clayton conductor

Sat 26 Nov

LSO Chamber Orchestra

The LSO Chamber Ensemble performs a diverse programme of works from the 18th century, a period defined by transition and variety, as the baroque lay on the cusp of the Classical era. The wildcard amongst Bach’s musical prodigy sons, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach’s Symphony in F Major is a characteristically unique work, with…

Fri 13 Jan 2017

Richard Tognetti in Recital

Having worked with everyone from Nick Cave and Jonny Greenwood to Barry Humphries, Richard Tognetti isn’t your average violinist. He presents a refreshing solo recital to begin his Milton Court Artist in Residence.

Tue 15 Nov

Concert Hall

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The Sounds that Changed America: a talk by Alex Ross

Writer and critic Alex Ross traces the foundations of American minimalism in an audio-rich lecture.

Tognetti: Electronic

Violinists Richard Tognetti and Satu Vänskä collaborate with pioneering electronic artists from the Guildhall School, exploring the integral relationship between classical music, minimalism and the birth of electronica. Electronic music was being made as early as 1890. In the first half of this double bill, Guildhall…

Thu 24 Nov

Concert Hall

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Tord Gustavsen with Simin Tander and Jarle Vespestad

Trio of Norwegian pianist Gustavsen, German/Afghan vocalist Tander and drummer Vespestad play stark and reflective music (although Tander has been known to do a torch-tastic rendition of 'Windmills of Your Mind'.)

Vers la flamme: the complete Scriabin Piano Sonatas

Peter Donohoe tackles the complete Piano Sonatas of Alexander Scriabin in a single high-octane concert.

Sun 23 Apr 2017

Weekend Lab: Michael Clark Company

Led by company dancers, this two-day workshop is an opportunity to delve into the techniques demanded by Michael Clark's choreography. You will learn elements of company rep, featuring material from the recent Barbican premiere of to a simple, rock 'n' roll…song.

Sat 10 Dec

Rehearsal Rooms

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Weekend Lab: Turned on Its Head

Liz Clark, Artistic Director of Turned On Its Head, leads this weekend of dance and theatre-making for anyone interested in making participatory theatre/dance for very young children.

Sat 10 Dec

Rehearsal Rooms

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Sun 11 Dec

Rehearsal Rooms

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