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19 Sep 
 
20 Sep



United Kingdom
 Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 7.30pm 
This is Rattle: Helen Grime
Barbican Hall, London
Barbican, Silk Street, London EC2
United Kingdom
020 7638 8891
http://www.barbican.org.uk/eticketing

Britten Sinfonia
Jacqueline Shave violin/director

The British composer Helen Grime celebrates Sir Simon Rattle’s arrival with a personally-curated programme of her own music and its inspirations.

Helen Grime is one of many living composers being championed by Sir Simon Rattle as Music Director of the LSO. She’s responded with a programme that places her own richly-imagined music amidst the works – from Purcell to Stravinsky – that helped shape it.

So there are many living friends and inspirations in the mix: lovingly-crafted works by Oliver Knussen, Thomas Adès and George Benjamin. Britten Sinfonia has this music in its artistic DNA, just as it’s superbly placed to trace Grimes’s roots through Stravinsky and Britten and right back to Henry Purcell: the acorn from which a living tradition took root.


Henry Purcell : Fantasia Upon One Note
Contemporary Composers : A Purcell Garland
Helen Grime : Into the Faded Air
Oliver Knussen : Cantata
Helen Grime : A Cold Spring
Thomas Ades : Court Studies from the Tempest
Benjamin Britten : Sinfonietta
Igor Stravinsky : Dumbarton Oaks

21 Sep 
 
22 Sep 
 
23 Sep



United Kingdom
 Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 7.30pm 
This is Rattle: Birtwistle
Barbican Hall, London
Barbican, Silk Street, London EC2
United Kingdom
020 7638 8891
http://www.barbican.org.uk/eticketing

BBC Singers
Martyn Brabbins conductor
Philippa Davies flute
Helen Tunstall, Hugh Webb & Lucy Wakeford harps

Ancient and modern meet in an intriguing programme that folds time back across the centuries, juxtaposing Varèse, Machaut, Byrd and Birtwistle.

Simon Rattle has long championed Sir Harrison Birtwistle’s music. Now Birtwistle returns the compliment with a personally-curated musical greeting.

In his first concerts with the LSO, Rattle reaffirms his commitment to the powerful, unmistakably personal music of Harrison Birtwistle. Birtwistle’s own vocal music – and that of his forebears – forms the heart of this musical tribute from composer to conductor.

Martyn Brabbins conducts the BBC Singers in the intimate but atmospheric space of Milton Court, in a work that they co-commissioned: the poignant and profoundly beautiful Moth Requiem of 2012. But Birtwistle layers the concert with memories and echoing voices from across eight centuries - from Machaut to Byrd and Varèse. A programme as subtle and provocative as one of Rattle’s own.


Edgard Varèse : Octandre
De Machaut : Messe de Nostre Dame
Harrison Birtwistle : Pulse Sampler
William Byrd : Lamentations
Harrison Birtwistle : The Moth Requiem

23 Sep



United Kingdom
 Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 7.30pm 
Other Presences: The Music of Jonathan Harvey
LSO St Luke's, London
161 Old Street London EC1V 9NG
United Kingdom
020 7638 8891
http://www.lso.co.uk/lsostlukes/
admin@lso.co.uk

BBC Singers

Haunting, spiritual, ecstatic: Jonathan Harvey’s music blurs the boundaries between east and west, body and soul. Its lucid, bell-like resonances and pioneering use of electronics will take you on a journey into new and transformative worlds.
Mortuos Plango, Vivos Voco is an electro-acoustic masterpiece. Spinning sonorities ring out as it blends sound samples of a cathedral bell and the voice of a chorister.
The looped, harmonised trumpet parts in Other Presences weave sounds that echo the music of Tibetan Buddhist purification rituals.
Forms of emptiness sets the vivid flashes of joy in poetry by E.E Cummings against a Buddhist Sanskrit chant, creating moments that feel transient and scarcely real.
Experience Harvey’s compelling music among Britten’s virtuosic cantata AMDG and a new work by Wim Henderickx, whose music reflects his fascination for eastern sound-worlds and philosophies.


Benjamin Britten : A.M.D.G. Op.17
Jonathan Harvey : Mortuos plango, vivos voco
Jonathan Harvey : I Love the Lord
Jonathan Harvey : The Annunication
Jonathan Harvey : Other Presences
Jonathan Harvey : Forms of Emptiness
Wim Henderickx : Blossomings
Jonathan Harvey : How could the soul not take flight

24 Sep



United Kingdom
 Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 7.30pm 
William Mathias with WNO soloists and NEW Sinfonia
St Asaph Cathedral
St Asaph Cathedral, High Street St Asaph, Denbighshire LL17 0RD
United Kingdom
0800 411 8881



Bach Magnificat along with Magnificats by William Mathias, Paul Mealor (Welsh première) and Oliver Tarney (Welsh première), performed by our newly formed Festival Community Chorus in partnership with Welsh National Opera and Venue Cymru.

WNO Soloists - Soprano: Katy Thomson, Mezzo: Rebecca Afonwy-Jones, Tenor: Huw Llywelyn, Baritone: Dyfed Wyn Evans



Bishop Gregory will interview Paul Mealor, Oliver Tarney and Rhiannon Mathias


J.S. Bach : Magnificat
William Mathias : Magnificat
Paul Mealor : Magnificat
Oliver Tarney : Magnificat

24 Sep



United States
 Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 10.00am - 23.55pm 
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Netherlands
 Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 2.15pm 
MARKUS STENZ CONDUCTS: LIGETI, DUSAPIN AND LARCHER
Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
Het Concertgebouw, Concertgebouwplein 2-7, 1071 LN Amsterdam
Netherlands
http://www.concertgebouw.nl

Radio Filharmonisch Orkest
Markus Stenz - conductor
Viktoria Mullova - violin
Matthew Barley - cello



Gyorgy Ligeti : Lontano
Pascal Dusapin : At Swim-Two-Birds
Thomas Larcher : Tweede symfonie 'Kenotaph'

1 Oct



United States
 Sunday, October 01, 2017 at 7:30pm 
Renowned Organist Gail Archer Performs in Lewiston
Sts Peter and Paul
122 Ash Street
United States
207-777-1200
www.princeofpeace.me

Tickets: Free
Gail Archer (organ)

What: Renowned Organist Gail Archer Celebrates Russian Composers with New Album and International Concert Tour
Where: Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, 122 Ash Street, Lewiston, ME, 04240
When: Sunday, October 1, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.
How: FREE. For more info, contact the Church at 207.777.1200 or visit princeofpeace.me.

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Internationally renowned concert organist and recording artist Gail Archer releases her eighth solo album A Russian Journey (TBR 09.25.17 Meyer Media) featuring works by 19th and 20th Century Russian composers including members of the Russian Five and their successors. Featuring hidden Russian gems from the organ canon, A Russian Journey enthralls listeners with Archer’s musicality, sensitivity, and visceral quality. Starting this fall, Archer celebrates the album release with an international concert tour at some of the world’s finest churches.
Ms. Archer was the first American woman to play the complete works of Olivier Messiaen. Time Out New York recognized the Messiaen cycle as "Best of 2008" in classical music and opera. Her recordings include A Russian Journey, The Muse’s Voice, Franz Lizst: A Hungarian Rhapsody, Bach: The Transcendent Genius, An American Idyll, A Mystic in the Making (Meyer Media), and The Orpheus of Amsterdam: Sweelinck and his Pupils (CALA Records). Ms. Archer’s 2017 European tour took her to Germany, Italy, the British Isles, Russia, Ukraine, and Poland. Highlights include St. Nicholas Church, Stuttgart, Germany, Church of San Domenico, Palermo, Sicily, the Temple of the Renaissance, Bryansk, Russia, the Philharmonic Hall, Khmelnytsky, Ukraine, and the Basilika Mariaska, Gdansk, Poland. She is the founder of Musforum, an international network for women organists to promote and affirm their work.


Cesar Cui : Prelude
Alexander Glazunov : Prelude and Fugue in D minor
Sergej Slonimsky : Night at Bald Mountain

2 Oct 
 
3 Oct



United Kingdom
 Tuesday, October 03, 2017 at 1pm - 2pm 
Series 2: Resonate - Jose Menor, Piano
St George the Martyr
Borough High Street, London
United Kingdom

Tickets: Admission free
Jose Menor - Piano

Virtuso pianist Jose Menor performs three premieres at the opening recital of Series 2 of Borough New Music, celebrating the featured instrument of the Series: the piano.

Sam Hayden : Becomings
Patrick Nunn : Cryptograms
Tomas Peire Serrate : Toccata
Gyorgy Ligeti : Etude No 9 Book II: Vertige

4 Oct



United Kingdom
 Wednesday, October 04, 2017 at 7.30pm 
TURNING POINTS: LONDON SINFONIETTA
Kings Place
90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
United Kingdom
020 7520 1440
http://www.kingsplace.co.uk/
info@kingsplace.co.uk

London Sinfonietta

What would the future hold without new music? What if all we ever heard were the same 10 symphonies again and again? “A civilisation that conserves”, said Boulez, “is one that will decay because it is afraid of going forward”. Now in our 50th year, the London Sinfonietta has never been afraid to take risks. Join us for an exclusive conversation with co-founders David Atherton and Nicholas Snowman and Principal Pianist John Constable as they look back at how the orchestra first came to life. Part of the Kings Place Turning Points series, here we explore our own turning point: how two forward-thinking individuals set in motion one of the most pioneering musical organisations in Britain. The evening will also include archive footage and chamber music from the ensemble’s early programming.



Arnold Schoenberg : Phantasy
Anton Webern : Drei Stücke
Olivier Messiaen : Le merle noir
Maurice Ravel : Piece en forme de habanera
Harrison Birtwistle : Verses
Edgard Varèse : Density 21.5
Igor Stravinsky : movements from The Soldiers Tale

4 Oct



United Kingdom
 Wednesday, October 04, 2017 at 7.30pm 
Thomas Larcher UK Premiere
Barbican Hall, London
Barbican, Silk Street, London EC2
United Kingdom
020 7638 8891
http://www.barbican.org.uk/eticketing

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Vedernikov

A programme of variety and invention from a quartet of Austro-German composers opens with music by a BBC SO favourite, Thomas Larcher (whose Symphony made such an impact at the 2016 BBC Proms). It is followed by a UK premiere of Bruch’s Double Piano Concerto (with two of today’s most exciting young pianists), a work from 1912 of unashamed Romantic sensibility. Anton Webern’s exquisite Six Pieces from two years earlier show a very different musical language. The concert ends with a rare chance to hear Haydn’s Farewell Symphony with its closing plea to the composer’s employer to move his court back to Vienna – all these years later it retains its powerful originality, invention and humour.



Thomas Larcher : Red and Green
Max Bruch : Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra
Anton Webern : Six Pieces, Op 6
Joseph Haydn : Symphony No 45, Farewell

4 Oct



United Kingdom
 Wednesday, October 04, 2017 at 7.30pm 
Mauricio Sotelo Premiere
Wigmore Hall, London
36 Wigmore St, London W1
United Kingdom
02079352141
http://www.wigmore-hall.org.uk

Cuarteto Casals

Spanish composer Mauricio Sotelo completed his training in Vienna, a move which he describes as ‘essential to his artistic development’. His latest piece for string quartet is presented in company with the music of another composer who flourished in the city.

Cuarteto Casals surveys three works from Beethoven’s early, middle and late years in Vienna, including the sublime seven-movement Op. 131.



Ludwig Van Beethoven : String Quartet in C minor Op. 18 No. 4
Ludwig Van Beethoven : String Quartet in C major Op. 59 No. 3 'Razumovsky'
Mauricio Sotelo : New Work
Ludwig Van Beethoven : String Quartet in C sharp minor Op. 131

5 Oct



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6 Oct



United Kingdom
 Friday, October 06, 2017 at 4.30pm 
Lindberg, James MacMillan & Messiaen
BBC Philharmonic Studio
MediaCityUK, Broadway, Salford, M50 2HQ
United Kingdom

BBC Philharmonic
Conductor Clark Rundell

Conductor Clark Rundell opens this afternoon’s programme with Lindberg’s Ottoni – an emotional tour de force for orchestral brass. Completed in 2005 for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, this highly expressive piece shines with instrumental colour.

Next, the orchestra play Ayrshire-born James MacMillan’s 2012 Olympic commission Fanfare Upon One Note – a two minute blaze of brass.

Completing this afternoon is Messiaen’s Et Exspecto Resurrectionem Mortuorum, a musical commemoration of the victims of two world wars. With a huge dynamic range, this powerful piece will resonate with you long after the final note.


James MacMillan : Fanfare Upon One Note
Magnus Lindberg : Ottoni
Olivier Messiaen : Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum(

7 Oct 
 
8 Oct



United States
 Sunday, October 08, 2017 at 3:00pm 
Organist Gail Archer Tours New Album in Ohio
Divinity LUtheran Church
11877 Blossom Avenue
United States
440-845-2060
www.divinitylutheran.com

Tickets: Free
Gail Archer (organ)

Internationally renowned concert organist and recording artist Gail Archer releases her eighth solo album A Russian Journey (TBR 09.25.17 Meyer Media) featuring works by 19th and 20th Century Russian composers including members of the Russian Five and their successors. Featuring hidden Russian gems from the organ canon, A Russian Journey enthralls listeners with Archer’s musicality, sensitivity, and visceral quality. Starting this fall, Archer celebrates the album release with an international concert tour at some of the world’s finest churches.

Cesar Cui : Prelude and Fugue in D Minor

9 Oct 
 
10 Oct



United Kingdom
 Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 1pm -2pm 
Reinvent
St George the Martyr
Borough High Street, London
United Kingdom

Tickets: Free admission
Solasta Folk Band
Elisabeth Flett - Fiddle
Hannah Thomas - Cello
Jamie Leeming - Guitar

Original and reinvented folk arrangements.


11 Oct



United Kingdom
 Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7.30pm 
HANS WERNER HENZE: VOICES
St. John's Smith Square, London
Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA
United Kingdom
020 7222 1061
http://www.sjss.org.uk/

David Atherton conductor
Victoria Simmonds mezzo-soprano
Daniel Norman tenor
London Sinfonietta

One of the London Sinfonietta's landmark commissions of the past fifty years, Henze’s Voices is a collection of 22 folk songs from all over the world, spanning the soundworld of the Italian resistance, former Vietnamese president Ho Chi Minh’s ‘Prison Song’, and African American poet Dudley Randall’s Roses and Revolution.

Henze suggests "these are the voices of the offended or humiliated…of defeated people finding other value, other notes, other voices for themselves". Written for mezzo-soprano, tenor, electronics and fifteen musicians playing around 70 different instruments, it’s a feat of contemporary composition. London Sinfonietta co-founder David Atherton conducts this provocative tour de force.




Hans Werne Henze : Voices

12 Oct 
 
13 Oct



United Kingdom
 Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7.30pm 
Birtwistle Earth Dances
Barbican Hall, London
Barbican, Silk Street, London EC2
United Kingdom
020 7638 8891
http://www.barbican.org.uk/eticketing

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins conductor
Elizabeth Watts soprano
Marcus Farnsworth baritone


Sir Harrison Birtwistle’s large-scale orchestral work from 1986 explores the element of Earth with a primordial power and colossal ambition: it’s one of his greatest scores and impresses with its strength and ambition 30 years on. Martyn Brabbins, a master of music like this, then turns his attention to the element of Water – Ralph Vaughan Williams’s choral A Sea Symphony, one of the most confident first symphonies ever, first heard in 1910, with its two singers lifting the poetry of Walt Whitman into song. Two superb singers of the younger generation – Elizabeth Watts and Marcus Farnsworth – and the BBC Symphony Chorus join the BBC Symphony Orchestra for a programme that exults in the power of nature.



Harrison Birtwistle : Earth dances
Vaughan Williams : Symphony No 1, A Sea Symphony

14 Oct



United Kingdom
 Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 11.30am 
Polish Music Day with Jennifer Pike and Friends
Wigmore Hall, London
36 Wigmore St, London W1
United Kingdom
02079352141
http://www.wigmore-hall.org.uk

Jennifer Pike violin
Thomas Gould violin
Guy Johnston cello
Elizabeth Kenny theorbo
Mahan Esfahani harpsichord
Petr Limonov piano

Jennifer Pike explores her artistic roots in a day devoted to music from four centuries of Poland’s cultural history.

The violinist, born to an English father and Polish mother, is joined by close collaborators and friends in a programme that spans everything from Italian-influenced works from the early 1600s to a UK première of a work by Krzysztof Penderecki and a world première by Paulina Załubska.



Krzysztof Penderecki : Capriccio for solo violin
Adam Jarzębski : Concerto Primo, Secundo, Terzo
Hanna Kulenty : E for E
Grażyna Bacewicz : Caprice No. 4
Grażyna Bacewicz : Polish Caprice
Jakub Polak : Gagliarda
Jakub Polak : Courante
Paulina Załubska : New Work
Johann Gottlieb Goldberg : Trio Sonata in C major

14 Oct



Wales
 Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 7.30pm 
Ballet Cymru: The Light Princess
Grand Theatre, Swansea
Swansea Grand Theatre, Singleton Street, Swansea, SA1 3QJ
Wales
http://www.swansea.gov.uk/swanseagrandtheatre

Ballet Cymru


A new full length ballet for 2017 with a new score by brilliant Welsh harpist, composer and recording artist Catrin Finch in collaboration with The Riverfront Theatre in Newport, The Light Princess is the lightest and brightest dance event of the year.

Using elements of circus and outstanding classical choreography, the story draws inspiration from Sleeping Beauty, telling the story of a princess afflicted by a constant weightlessness, unable to get her feet on the ground, until she finds a love that brings her down to earth.

Tickets: £8.50 & £14.50



Catrin Finch : The Light Princess

15 Oct



United States
 Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 4:00pm 
Organist Gail Archer Tours New Album in Bozeman
Holy Rosary Church
220 West Main Street
United States
406-587-4581
www.holyrosarybozeman.org

Tickets: Free
Gail Archer (organ)

What: Renowned Organist Gail Archer Celebrates Russian Composers with New Album and International Concert Tour
Where: Holy Rosary Church, 220 West Main Street, Bozeman, MT 59715
When: Sunday, October 15, 2017, at 4:00 p.m.
How: FREE. For more info, contact the Church at 406.587.4581 or call HolyRosaryBozeman.org.

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Internationally renowned concert organist and recording artist Gail Archer releases her eighth solo album A Russian Journey (TBR 09.25.17 Meyer Media) featuring works by 19th and 20th Century Russian composers including members of the Russian Five and their successors. Featuring hidden Russian gems from the organ canon, A Russian Journey enthralls listeners with Archer’s musicality, sensitivity, and visceral quality. Starting this fall, Archer celebrates the album release with an international concert tour at some of the world’s finest churches.
Ms. Archer was the first American woman to play the complete works of Olivier Messiaen. Time Out New York recognized the Messiaen cycle as "Best of 2008" in classical music and opera. Her recordings include A Russian Journey, The Muse’s Voice, Franz Lizst: A Hungarian Rhapsody, Bach: The Transcendent Genius, An American Idyll, A Mystic in the Making (Meyer Media), and The Orpheus of Amsterdam: Sweelinck and his Pupils (CALA Records). Ms. Archer’s 2017 European tour took her to Germany, Italy, the British Isles, Russia, Ukraine, and Poland. Highlights include St. Nicholas Church, Stuttgart, Germany, Church of San Domenico, Palermo, Sicily, the Temple of the Renaissance, Bryansk, Russia, the Philharmonic Hall, Khmelnytsky, Ukraine, and the Basilika Mariaska, Gdansk, Poland. She is the founder of Musforum, an international network for women organists to promote and affirm their work.


Cesar Cui : Prelude and Fugue in D Minor

15 Oct



United Kingdom
 Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 2pm 
Modern Times: music for voice and percussion
Morley College
61 Westminster Bridge Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 7HT
United Kingdom
020 7450 1889
www.morleycollege.ac.uk/

Tickets: £12, £10 from wegottickets.com/event/413162
Jillian Bain Christie, soprano
Rosie Bergonzi, percussion
Catherine Herriott, piano and percussion

Music from Britain and America for this exciting line-up, featuring two new pieces composed for the concert. Another event from Collaborations, putting composers and performers together.

Miriam Mackie :
Janet Oates : Riddle Time
Paul Burnell : And she flew
Stephen Montague : Philup Glass

16 Oct 
 
17 Oct



United Kingdom
 Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 1pm-2pm 
Ratiocinate - Stace Constantinou (Electronics, Cello, Voice)
St George the Martyr
Borough High Street, London
United Kingdom

Tickets: Admission free
Stace Constantinou - cello, found sounds, live electronics

"Exploring the musical and sonic possibilities of improvised solo cello, immersive soundscape, found-sounds and audience participation, to move into a new musical realm using technology and musical thought inspired by philosophy."


Stace Constantinou : Some A is B

18 Oct 
 
19 Oct



Netherlands
 Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 8.15pm 
CONCERTGEBOUW ORCHESTRA HORIZON: MULTIVERSUM
Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
Het Concertgebouw, Concertgebouwplein 2-7, 1071 LN Amsterdam
Netherlands
http://www.concertgebouw.nl

Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest
Peter Eötvös - conductor
Iveta Apkalna - organ
László Fassang - hammond organ
Jaap Drupsteen - visuals
Vincent Icke - speaker




Gyorgy Ligeti : Atmosphères
Claude Vivier : Orion
Peter Eötvös : Multiversum

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