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The Birmingham Contemporary Music Group present three innovative compositions inspired by Marxist doctrines
Bach's masterpiece is performed from memory by singers who take turns to tell the story of Christ's death and resurrection
A timely warning in music about the impact of climate change and proof that civilisations can vanish
Pianist AyseDeniz Gokcin returns to London for a performance of Beethoven, rock covers and original compositions
Drop into Covent Garden for a daytime musical refreshment from the best of the Royal Opera House's rising singers and instrumentalists
For a Christmas celebration to take your breath away, don't forget to register for the Westminster Abbey service; without a doubt the best carol concert in London
Culture Whisper select the best Christmas carol concerts London has on offer, from majestic performances in stunning settings to intimate local gatherings in churches near you.
The best choirs in Britain, and one from New Zealand, sing music that is powerful, inspiring and humorous too
An immersive performance of Bach's musical masterpiece with both musicians and audience on the move
The best orchestras on the planet head for London with exciting programmes and tremendous soloists. Book now for a world tour in music – here are our favourites
Enjoy classical music in informal surroundings, and with coffee and pastries too
The 10 must-hear concerts by London orchestras and visitors this autumn, featuring Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Mozart and more
Be the life and Seoul of the party at this year's K-Music festival featuring contemporary, classical and traditional performances
Marking the centenary of the end of the First World War, a moving programme of song interpreted by top artists Ian Bostridge (tenor) and Antonio Pappano (piano)
A fortnight of world-class performances in small-scale venues, featuring music from Bach and Beethoven to Dixieland and Jerome Kern
The world's top orchestras and solo artists unveil their programmes for London, and there is something for every musical taste
Curtain up on the productions that will get the music world talking. Stand by for amazing music from Bizet to Britten, with lots of tuneful Verdi too
Let rip with the tango, be moved by Handel and Britten, then party at the tuneful Last Night
Brexit, language classes, and hearing in colour are all on the mind of the composer Roxanna Panufnik
Bach, Verdi, Stravinsky ... and a Gilbert and Sullivan satire on the law
An hour's music is the perfect antidote to a demanding day, and starts the evening out in style
A spectacular season of classical music, steeped in Stravinsky, features top soloists and dynamic conductors
Get inside the orchestra with Simon McBurney, and marvel at Hungarian dynamism from Budapest
Grieg, Tchaikovsky, jazzy Gershwin and Chopin – and the best young musicians in Europe
Here's a pick of top big-name events at the world's largest music festival
The symphonies and concertos no music-lover should be without, played live at the Royal Albert Hall
Tango, dub, rap, fusion... The classics give way to new dance and song rhythms in a number of Proms designed to cross musical barriers
Tough it out with the Sharks and the Jets in Bernstein's West Side Story or marvel at the bravery of a heroine in Handel's Theodora
A feat of musical memory, drama with the Jets and the Sharks, and an invitation to children to come and play
The best young musicians in the country, heat from Havana and one of the most-loved cello concertos
The pieces that foster a child's livelong love of classical music, and bags of Beethoven too, with all the atmosphere of the Proms
Symphonies at the heart of classical music and inventive new sounds herald the first whole week of Proms