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Joyce DiDonato in a blue floaty top with her arms above her head, with red face paint on her temple and the sides of her face
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Joyce DiDonato: Eden

Joyce DiDonato explores the majesty, might and mystery of nature, contemplating our place on this planet through the magic of theatre and the transformative power of music.

Photo of Nicola Benedetti playing the violin
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BBC SO/Oramo & Benedetti: Romantics in Exile

Sakari Oramo conducts a forgotten symphony overflowing with passion and Nicola Benedetti plays the violin concerto that stole the movies’ greatest tunes.

John Holiday smiling, sitting on a stool
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Vivaldi: Sacred and Secular

Spend a day with the music of Baroque master Antonio Vivaldi and in the company of John Holiday, ‘one of the finest countertenors of his generation' (LA Times).

Janine Jansen
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London Symphony Orchestra/Gianandrea Noseda & Janine Jansen

Gianandrea Noseda conducts Prokofiev’s ‘symphony of the greatness of the human spirit’, and Janine Jansen is the soloist in Tchaikovsky’s hugely popular Violin Concerto.

A thorny bush
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Academy of Ancient Music: J S Bach's St John Passion

On Good Friday, Laurence Cummings and the Academy of Ancient Music bring all their insight and commitment to the rarely heard 1725 version of J S Bach’s St John Passion

The players of Simply Quartet stand separately, each with a different coloured rectangle behind them
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ECHO Rising Stars: Simply Quartet

Simply Quartet are, simply, ‘one of the brightest quartets of its generation’ says Vladimir Balshin. As cellist of one of the world’s oldest and most distinguished chamber groups, he should know.

Black and white portrait photo of Zadie Smith
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Zadie Smith and the BBC Symphony Orchestra

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Zadie Smith, one of the most influential cultural figures in Britain joins the BBC Symphony Orchestra for a concert blurring boundaries between music and words.

Group of young musicians with their instruments on a yellow background
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NOYO Debut Concert

Debut performance of the National Open Youth Orchestra

Peter Moore
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London Symphony Orchestra / Xian Zhang & Peter Moore

Tales of fantasy from Stravinsky and Ravel, a song of exile from Qigang Chen, and a homecoming for Dani Howard’s new trombone concerto – played by one of the LSO’s own brass stars.

Magdalena Kožená
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London Symphony Orchestra / Rattle & Magdalena Kožená

Beat the commute at this Half Six Fix concert, with Sir Simon Rattle, Magdalena Kožená and Kurt Weill’s Seven Deadly Sins.