Philharmonia Britannica: Double double pianos

Mendelssohn:  Hebrides Overture (Fingal’s Cave)
Mozart:  Double Piano Concerto in Eb K365
Poulenc:  Double Piano Concerto
Beethoven:  Symphony No.5
(with Arzu and Gamze Kirtil, pianos)

Time  7.30pm, Saturday 15 Sep

Place  St John’s Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA

Tickets  £15, £12 (concs), £5 (U19s)

Edinburgh Players Opera Group

Concert performance of Wagner’s Parsifal.

Time  10.30am, Sunday 30 September

Place  Portobello Town Hall, Edinburgh, EH15 1AF

Tickets  voluntary £15 admission charge

Philharmonia Britannica: An evening in Persia

Rimsky Korsakov’s evocative Scheherazade … a piece of dazzling and colourful orchestration based on pictures from The Arabian Nights … and a rare performance of music by the acclaimed Iranian composer Mehran Rouhani, a pupil of Michael Tippett, in the composer’s presence.

André Caplet:  Suite Persane
Mehran Rouhani:  Sinfonietta Synthetical
Rimsky-Korsakov:  Scheherazade

Time  7.30pm, Saturday 6 October

Place  St John’s Church, Waterloo,  SE1 8TY

Tickets  £15, £12 (concs), £5 (U19s)

Whitehall Orchestra

Smetana: Sarka
Delius: Walk to the Paradise Garden and Sleigh Ride
Vaughan Williams: Tuba concerto (Soloist: Ross Knight, overall winner of the BBC Radio 2
Young Brass Awards 2012)

Brahms: Symphony no 2

Time  7.30pm, Thursday, 29 November

Place  St. Sepulchre’s without Newgate, Holborn

Tickets  £9 (concessions £6)

Philharmonia Britannica: Music of Revolution

Music reflecting revolutionary historical struggles. The fight of Count Egmont against the despotic Duke of Alba is captured in Beethoven’s powerful overture ‘Egmont’, and the Russian revoloution of 1905 is powerfully encapsulated in Shostakovitch’s masterful 11th Symphony. Plus revolutionary choruses, arias and songs from conflicts around the world!

Time  7.30pm, Saturday 1 December

Place  St John’s Church, Waterloo,  SE1 8TY

Tickets  £15, £12 (concs), £5 (U19s)