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Sir Bryn Terfel

There is no voice on earth quite like Sir Byrn Terfel’s. He joins the Orchestra for some of the most monumental moments in Wagner.

Stephen Kovacevich

Nothing can beat Mozart at his most inspired. Our old friend Stephen Kovacevich plays his Piano Concerto No. 24.

Steven Isserlis

Haydn’s haunting yet reassuring Mass in the Time of War and carefree D major cello concerto with Steven Isserlis.

Immortal Beloved

The identity of the ‘Immortal Beloved’, to whom Beethoven wrote an unaddressed love letter in 1812, remains a mystery to this day - or almost.

Bach’s St John Passion

Drama and suffering lie at the heart of Bach’s concentrated depiction of Christ’s arrest, rendition and execution, the St John Passion.

Beethoven’s Mass in C major

Beethoven’s humble, beautiful contemplation of the divine and his great concert aria Ah! Perfido.

Beethoven’s Ninth

Beethoven’s ninth: part model of classical form, part complete rule-breaker; a dark, deranged romp and an inspiring journey to triumph.

Brahms

A symphonic struggle on Brahms’s own lyrical, melancholy-tinged terms and the delicate nobility of his Double Concerto.

Tamsin Waley-Cohen

Mendelssohn’s vivid musical postcard from Scotland opens a concert featuring ‘fearless’ virtuoso Tamsin Waley-Cohen in Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1.